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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Pandora next in line for Chromecast support

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Pandora may be next in line to support the Chromecast, at least that’s what a new GigaOm finding suggests. Details found in the source code for the Chromecast website and CSS code make multiple references to Pandora. Chromecast is the easiest way to enjoy online video and music on your ...

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Updated Nexus 10 press render leaks?

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While we are all still sitting and waiting for any type of news to come from Google regarding the release of Android 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, PhoneArena has published what’s believed to be a press render for the upcoming Nexus 10 refresh. PhoneArena itself seems a bit skeptical the ...

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Tesla Motors to add Android Emulator to vehicles

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During a recent speech in Germany, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was asked a question concerning apps development for the Model S. In response, he stated that the company plans to open up an Android emulator and include it in future models. This, according to Musk, would come after Tesla worked on ...

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Google patents tip shearing, sliding, and squeezing for future smartphones

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Recently discovered patents suggest that Google may be looking to make it easier for users to operate smartphones with only one hand. The patents, which were filed in Q2 2012, have Google turning to shearing, squeezing, and sliding for gestures and controls. Given that smartphones are now ...

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Google goof suggests 16GB Nexus 5 to retail at $349

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The Nexus 5 may sell for $349 whenever it eventually goes on sale, according to a Google slip-up. The unannounced flagship smartphone experience quietly slipped onto the Google Play Store last night before slinking off into the dark. This was, of course, before fast-fingered readers snapped the ...

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Moto Maker now offers automatic transfer from iCloud to Google

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If you’re looking at coming to Android from an iPhone, then this could be of interest. Over at Moto Maker, where you can create and buy your own personalized Motorola Android device, there is now an option to automatically pull down your information from iCloud backups and transfer them ...

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New Nexus 7 ads: sad puppies and all-nighters

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Check out the two videos embedded below which are used to promote the Nexus 7 and its Google Now features. One focuses on a guy who looks to get home for his dog Boomer while the other one centers around all-night reading and coffee. Both feel like they’re shortened versions of a longer ...

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‘Google Now’ watch due sooner, not later

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New chatter hitting the internet these past days suggest that Google is indeed readying a smartwatch with Google Now functionality at its core. The word comes directly on the heels of a Google+ report from Android Police lead Artem Russakovskii  which indicates the project could be known as ...

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