Google changes Google Search app name in Google Play Store

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Google have finally updated the Play Store listing for the Google Search app to match the app drawer labelling and new launcher icon. The Play Store listing now lists the app as just ‘Google’ along with the refreshed icon. Order is restored in the unity of the Android operating ...

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Google Now learns a new quick links trick when you perform a music search

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Google Now keeps on moving forward, adding in new features all the time. This time they’ve added a small, but a nifty one. If you decide to search for music of some kind, Google will (as it did thus far) show you the results of your search. However, from now on it will offer you... Read More

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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Google Search App Updated – Brings in expanded card information

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Google have pushed an update to their Google Search App bringing in a variety of new features. The new changes primarily revolve around the Google Now cards which now include extra information for various sports and expandable information relating to stocks. Also included in the update is ...

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‘OK Google’ voice activation hits Google Chrome browser Beta

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Google Voice Search has been rolled out to the Google Chrome desktop browser over some time and users are now able to use their voice to conduct search commands right within their browser. Google have taken this to the next level in their latest Beta of Google Chrome with the popular “Ok ...

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pickWEB: an new way to search, App Review

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So we all know how hard it can be to search the web for a specific category of items, especially when there are thousands of fake sites trying to hustle you.  Well, you can now lay those fears to rest with the new app, pickWEB. What pickWEB allows you to do is select categories that... Read More

Everything.me Launcher: Personalize your homescreen on the fly, depending on what you’re interested in

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Let’s face it: the Android homescreen can get stale, boring – just plain old “meh”. Not because of anything Google did wrong, of course, but there are those users like myself who constantly want to see their setups change, stay fresh. Enter “Everything.me”. ...

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Google Updates Search App for Android

Google has released* a new version of the search application today, tossing in a number of minor improvements. Users will notice right away that the interface has received a bit of a makeover which takes its cues from the new Android Market.  Suggestions are now grouped by type with web ...

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Movie Vault Brings 1000+ Classic Movies to Android

Watching movies on your phone to kill some time can be quite the headache if you can’t find something to watch.  Sure, you can scour the internet and search all over to find something you can use.  Fear no more…Movie Vault is to the rescue! This one app will score you over 1200 ...

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Skyfire 3.0 add the Facebook social layer to browsing.

Skyfire has been around for a little bit now. When I first used it, it felt like a second-rate browser. Skyfire emerged around the same time I was exploring Dolphin Browser HD and Opera Mini, and was really just noise. Noise that allowed me to watch Flash videos on certain sites, and that made ...

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Recent market problems actually a good sign?

Alternate Market huggers the world over were cheering their cause recently as the Android Market was down for a few hours recently for many people. Apps would neither install nor update, and pandemonium ensued. Combined with reports of minor errors in a few regions around the world, the good ...

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Fascinate to Get Google Search with 2.2 Update

The biggest #trevorfail this week hands down was the fact that Verizon sold out to the man and decided to make Bing the search engine of choice in the quick search functionality of the Samsung Fascinate.  It defied belief and caused a major uproar in the Android Community, and rightly so.  I ...

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Google Owns 98.29% of Mobile Search Market

All your mobile search are belong to Google. According to a recent report from Statcounter, Google commands 98.29 percent of the mobile search market while their next closest competitor, Yahoo, sits at .81 percent.  Bing comes in third with .46 percent, the same as “other” combined ...

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Microsoft Reportedly Working on Bing App for Android

As a former iPhone owner, I have to say that the Bing App for the iPhone is really bad ass.  Because it was so good I often wondered if it would ever come to Android(especially because Android is Google’s baby).  Now it appears that those thoughts just might come true as CNET is reporting ...

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Search Pretty Much Everything with All in One

Magma Mobile is no stranger to Android development and their latest app wants to simplify searching for pretty much anything.  All in One is an application that uses Google API’s to deliver a wide array of search content within the app rather than heading over to the browser.  Right now, ...

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