Google+ for Android version 42 features released

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The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling, such as: Auto Backup, to safely and privately store your photos as you snap them Auto Highlight, to browse a ...

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Samsung announces the Galaxy S2 Plus

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Samsung has just introduced the new Galaxy S2 Plus, a device with a minor bump up in specs from the regular S2. The device will be running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean alongside the infamous Touchwiz Nature UX, and has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2GHz dual core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8MP ...

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Google+ introduces Communities, network now 235 million active users strong

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According to Google, their Google+ network is continuing to pick up steam. With over 500 million total accounts, over half – 235 million – are active, making G+ the fastest growing social network around. To help continue the traffic growth, Google has now announced Google+ ...

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Google Play reviews now tied to Google+ profiles

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Google doesn’t want anyone leaving anonymous or fake author names with Google Play reviews so, beginning today, things will be a bit different. If you want to leave a review for an app, game, or anything else in the Play Store, then you’ll need to log in with your Google+ account. ...

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Sprint responds to AOSP support inquiries for the Galaxy Nexus

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  A lot of users have been asking Sprint about their support (or lack thereof) for the Galaxy Nexus in AOSP. Sprint has responded to those inquiries, and, in the process, has managed to make quite a few users quite upset. The name of the Galaxy Nexus on Sprint is the Toroplus; Jean-Baptiste ...

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Trolldroid: Robert Scoble says Andy Rubin leaving Android, U mad bro?

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How to keep Android fans busy: start a rumor on Google+ about Andy Rubin leaving Google for a startup. That’s exactly what happened yesterday, went Robert Scoble posted this: Today I heard that the head of Android, +Andy Rubin, will soon leave Google and head to a new startup called ...

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Google+ 2.0 Built for ICS

Android Police are on a roll tonight! Hot on the heels of the Google Music 4.0.1 apk we have the Google+ 2.0 apk, again built specifically as one of the core apps that should be in Ice Cream Sandwich. I managed to have a little play with this one, because it’s not a system app... Read More

Google+ Announces New Features for Mobile Apps

Google have just taken to their blog to announce some new features for their social networking site Google+. The majority of these new features are aimed at the mobile apps for the site, the biggest being mobile Hangouts for Android handsets running 2.3+ with a front facing camera. I’ve ...

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Samsung Debuts New Galaxy Products, Naming Convention on Eve of IFA

Samsung has announced a number of new Galaxy smart phones ahead of the annual IFA conference set to take place in early September. As we learned just a few days back, Samsung has begun tacking on a “class designator” to let consumers know where the device falls in place in the grand ...

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Samsung Pushing Galaxy S2 “Realistic” Display

Not sure if you want to try this at home, but Samsung has released a cute 20 second video touting the “realistic” images that appear on it’s new Galaxy S2 devices.  The screen apparently is so realistic that a little girl decides to drop the handset in a fishbowl.  The ...

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Tonight on AGTN!

Tonight on the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast stream, (wow that is a mouthful) #36 (wait wasn’t #36 last week?  NO IT NEVER HAPPENED): You can listen and watch LIVE at http://www.streamly.tv, if you are mobile, you can listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/androidguys.  The ...

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The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently

To T-Mobile and Samsung that is.  Before I launch into my textual rant that has loving become known as “Ray-ging” (thanks to @technogasms), I need to put a disclaimer that this is an opinion piece, and my opinions may not reflect the opinions of Android Guys as a whole.  (as a ...

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