Google debuts standalone Text-to-Speech app for Android

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Google has released a standalone Text-to-Speech app for Android in the Google Play Store. This app will read aloud your books, speak translations, and other things – but in the more natural sounding voice that comes in the other Google experiences. Get rid of that lifeless, robotic voice ...

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Google fixes “Nexus 8″ on Android website

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Just a few days ago, every Android fan went crazy when they saw something on Android website – and people called it the Nexus 8, but we said this is probably not the Nexus 8, and just yet another bad photoshop. And guess what? we were right as Google just fixed it on Android’s ...

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Happy 6th anniversary to Android and AndroidGuys

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Just a quick note to let everyone know about a little milestone that might be of interest. Today marks the 6th anniversary of the announcement of Android and the Open Handset Alliance. What’s more, it’s also the birthday of this site, AndroidGuys. I started AndroidGuys as a blogger ...

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Google’s latest venture Helpouts is official

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Google has officially taken the veil off it newest venture, Helpouts.  Designed to connect people with problems to people who can help solve them which all takes place through Google Hangouts where you can video chat with people about literally any problems you have. The price depends on the ...

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This is probably not the Nexus 8

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Just when we get beyond the Nexus 5 and its months of rumors and leaks, the mill starts back up for a new tablet. A Nexus 8, to be specific. Chatter surfacing these past few days would have folks believing there’s a new pure Google Nexus tablet on the way. Spied on the official Android... ...

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Sundar Pichai: The Nexus 5 will not be on Verizon

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Verizon customers must be devastated after hearing this, but its true. Google’s Senior VP of Android Sundar Pichai said that Verizon wouldn’t be getting the Nexus 5 – the new Android flagship device. It seems the cold war between Google and Verizon is still on, as we ...

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Android 4.4 to hit Nexus 4, 7, 10, and Google Play edition devices in coming weeks

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Officially making its debut today, Android 4.4 KitKat will make its way to older devices in the next few weeks. Specifically, the Nexus 4, 7, 10, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition devices area already promised from Google. What’s not, however, is the 2011 flagship ...

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At long last, the Nexus 5 is official

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After spending much of 2013 in the rumor mill, the Nexus 5 is now a formally recognized device. If you’ve been following the Android space at all over the last few weeks then you undoubtedly know all of the hardware specifications. Suffice it to say, it’s one of the worst kept ...

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Google+ Hangouts and Photos revamped with host of new features

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Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra on Tuesday announced a great many improvements to Google Hangouts and Photos designed to let us “use more time for ourselves, and less time figuring out technology”.  Below is a list of the new features and the updates should start pushing out over the ...

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WSJ: Google Now watch is close at hand

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Google’s rumored Google Now smartwatch could go into mass production within the next few months, says The Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, Google is in talks with Asian manufacturers on the production of the smartwatch and is working to reduce power consumption of the wearable device. The ...

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Motorola announces Project Ara, a custom modular smartphone initiative

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Motorola on late Monday announced a new open hardware initiative known as Project Ara, which seeks to become the the hardware version of Android. Specifically, Motorola wants to make it so that many companies rally around a single project with their own innovations and products. Boiled down, ...

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Google to hold Google+ event tomorrow morning

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Google just announced it will be holding an event tomorrow morning for Google+. The event will be held October 29 at 9:30 AM Pacific. The announcement came from the official Google+ page on none other than Google+ itself. It’s made clear the focus of the conversation is going to be on ...

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Google Nexus 5 to be launched in white color as well?

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We heard about the Nexus 5 last week when it was said that the it will finally make its debut on October 31. Well, we hope it does because we are anxiously waiting for it. Recently, the retail pack of the White Nexus 5 was leaked, which gave us a hope that there will be a... Read More

YouTube readying on-demand music service

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I can’t tell you how many times a week I receive a link to a music video on YouTube. While many of my friends use it to discover music, I have never looked at the site as a way to listen to music. Apparently I’m in the minority. According a report by Billboard, YouTube is... Read More

Nexus 5 debut now set for October 31, report indicates

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The Nexus 5 will make its long-awaited debut on Thursday, October 31, reports Canadian tech blog MobileSyrup. According to their source, the Nexus 5 will be made available to U.S. customers first, followed a week later (November 7th or 8th) by Canada’s major wireless providers. Thus far ...

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