Google Play Store now accepting PayPal

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Google is now accepting PayPal for Play Store purchases starting today! In order to pay with PayPal, purchase something and pick your new payment option.  The new payment option is available in 12 countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Germany. I was curious if Google and PayPal would ever ...

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Google Glass can be bought by anyone in US for $1500

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It looks like Google’s recent one day only sale of Glass was a massive success for the company as they have now announced that Glass has moved into an open beta and can be brought by anyone on the US for $1500 without an invite. The announcement that the Glass Explorer Edition is now up ...

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Google Maps gets offline mode, lane assist, and more

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Google has just deployed a huge update to its Map application which brings offline mode, lane assistance, and Uber integration. Updated for both Android and iOS, the new Maps app brings the following new functionality: Don’t miss your next turn or exit. The Google Maps app now shows you which ...

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Google Now gains offline sync for those times without internet

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Google Now has just had a major update to the way it works by gaining an offline sync feature allowing the service to be accessed at those times when you’ve got no internet. Now live in the Google Play Store, the Google Search App will continue to function when accessing Google Now even ...

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Sunrise Calendar updated with widget and performance improvements

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At AndroidGuys, we’re huge fans of Sunrise Calendar for Android. It’s a feature-packed, beautifully designed calendar that makes planning easy to bear. Though it’s still in Beta, you can grab the update today, just as long as you’re a member of the Google+ community. ...

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Google releases standalone apps for Docs, Sheets, and Slides

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Up until today, Google Drive would be the go-to app to find anything stored in the cloud. Editing documents has always been pretty difficult through the app, and that’s why Google has just released Google Docs and Google Sheets as standalone apps. These work just like you would imagine. ...

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Google’s Nexus 6 is said to be based on the LG G3

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The LG G3 may not be released just yet, but it seems that the upcoming flagship device by LG may be forming the basis for the next Nexus 6 by Google if recent reports are anything to go by. Whilst the Nexus 6 is touted for the second half of 2014, not much else is... Read More

Google’s precious Nexus line may soon be replaced by Android Silver

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Could the Nexus line really be replaced? A few months ago, Google was rumored to launch something called ‘Android Silver’. It’s basically a line of premium smartphones that could be closely controlled and monitored by Google, much like the Nexus line. These phones would be ...

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Acer announces new Chromebook with Intel i3 inside

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During today’s press event in New York City, Acer announced a variation to their Chromebook (C720) lineup.  This new model will sport an Intel i3 processor within, dubbing it the “most powerful Chromebook on the market”.  This is a marked shift from the traditional ...

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Google acquires Foxconn portfolio for undisclosed amount

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It was announced on Friday that Google had purchased a number of “Communications Technology” patents from Foxconn. The company, which is based in China, manufactures hardware for a number of companies, including Apple. Reportedly, the deal centers around Foxconn’s (AKA Hon Hai ...

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play

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XCOM just took to their Twitter page to announce that the awesome game that is XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be hitting the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore very soon. The Award Winning XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore! pic.twitter.com/5gFpPvPeCx ...

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Nest now available from Google Play Store

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Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth Day, Google will plant a tree for every Nest Thermostat sold today (April 22) on Google Play. To learn more ...

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Google tweets screenshot of new Dialer app

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It seems like the Google Nexus account may have accidentally tweeted out an image of the new Android Dialler app in response to a support request on Twitter. Ok so it’s not the most exciting leak in the world, but it shows yet another app that may be updated independant of the Android ...

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HTC Nexus 8 rumors heating up again, points to Q3 release

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For quite awhile now, we’ve heard rumors regarding the upcoming Nexus 8 tablet from Google. Not only that, but we continue to hear rumors regarding HTC being the manufacturer of the device. According to sources from the unnamed “upstream supply chain”, Google will partner with ...

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Google could be working on an even cheaper Nexus

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If the Nexus 5 wasn’t budget enough already. a new report has surfaced that suggests Google has partnered with MediaTek for a very low-priced Nexus smartphone. With Nokia lining up their budget Android handsets aimed at developing markets, it’s expected that the MediaTek processor ...

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