Google+ new Autoawesome feature adds twinkles and snow to your winter photos

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Google+ has added a pair of new features to its photo and image sharing features, just in time for the winter. Effective immediately, any pictures you upload to Google+ with snow or lights, you’ll get an Autoawesome version of the photos. They’re fairly simple little tweaks, but ...

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Google gives original Glass Explorers chance to swap hardware

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When Google revealed it had a new version of Glass, refined by months of feedback and use by Explorers, it also announced the first set of Explorers would have the option to swap the original Glass for v2. There was no exact timing announced with the update, only “before the end of the ...

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Google’s Santa Tracker returns with Chromecast-ready app

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After spending the last 11+ months maxin’ and relaxin’, Santa and his elves are back in full swing. Just like last year, you can head to the Christmas Village website to keep an eye on how things are going up north. Unlike last year, however, you can see how things a progressing ...

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

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KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the latest Developer Dashboard figures. Statistics collected in the 7-day period ending on December 2 show Jelly Bean ...

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Google Play Music is officially available for Glass Explorers

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After the surprise of sideloading the Google Play Music APK on Google Glass actually working, Google has finally gotten around to releasing Play Music for Glass users. The announcement came from Stephen Lau, who has mentioned a few different times on Google+ he was involved in bringing music to ...

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Google dishes deals on apps, magazines, movies and more with Cyber Weekend sales

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You didn’t think Google was gonna sit on the sidelines and not offer a promotion or discount for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, did you? Heck no, the Big G has a “Cyber Weekend” full of goodies at lower-than-normal prices. Take advantage of our limited-time deals ...

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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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Google bows trio of Nexus 5 ads

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Google has dropped a threesome of advertisement teasers for the Nexus 5 on the YouTube channel, each touting a different aspect of the phone. Specifically, these short 15-second clips are nothing all that new those who follow the Android space closely. Still, the average user and typical ...

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Eric Schmidt pens guide to converting from iPhone to Android

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Google’s Eric Schmidt took to his Google+ account yesterday to write up a rather lengthy guide on how to convert from iPhone to Android. As he notes, many of his friends are switch from Apple’s device to something that runs Android. His unofficial tutorial spans setting up your ...

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Google Wallet lets users add credit and debit cards via camera

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Google on Thursday released an update to its Google Wallet application which makes it even easier to add credit cards and debit cards. As noted in the changelog, the app now lets users snap a picture of their cards to integrate them with the Wallet account. Take the photo and Wallet will ...

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

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Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to arrive. The Google Wallet card can be used as a debit card wherever you might use a standard MasterCard. In addition to ...

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Google Glass development kit is finally here

Google has finally decided to release the Glass Development Kit Рknown as the GDK for Google Glass. The announcement was made at the Google hackathon event. Developers were looking forward to it as it will allow them to work in the areas of hardware which were inaccessible before, also ...

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

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New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play Newsstand. Combining pieces of both the Play Magazines app and Google Currents, it’s a central hub for all ...

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

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Google has expanded its¬†Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in Android’s code. As explained in a blog post on the Google Online Security blog, the Patch Rewards Program ...

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Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

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Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be additional support for face detection and removable (perhaps modular) lenses. Google would not be the first ...

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