April Fools’ Day 2014: Google Style (Updated)

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Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. Google is taking to the web to mislead it’s faithful followers by pulling some pretty elaborate stunts. Last year they tricked users into thinking Google Nose, Google Treasure Maps, and the Closure of YouTube “Submissions” were ...

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Google: We’re aware of issues with YouTube app crashing

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With enhanced functionality being introduced to Google Now, it seems that the recent update to the app has somehow introduced issues with the YouTube app crashing. The good news is Google is aware of it and have advised that a backend fix has been issued so if you were experiencing YouTube ...

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Hardware makers swing into action with new Android Wear

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In just one hour after the announcement of Google’s new Android Wear program, we already have quite a few big announcements regarding the new smartwatch OS. LG and Motorola announced their new smartwatches, while the new DevBytes video explains what Android Wear will look like to ...

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Chromecast-ready apps for Android

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Ongoing list of Android apps with Chromecast compatibility We’ve put together a list of Android apps that have been updated to include support for Google’s Chromecast device. If you’ve gone one of these guys in your home or office then you’ll want to stay abreast of the ...

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YouTube secretly hiding code for offline playback, unlimited Music Pass, background listening

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Tucked away inside of the most recent version of the Android YouTube app are hints of things to come. As discovered by Android Police, the app contains traces of stuff we’ve already heard about as well as new, fun stuff. Chances are good that most of you have already learned of ...

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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

YouTube ‘Add to Device’ to allow offline playback up to 48 hours later

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An upcoming update to the YouTube experience will soon allow for offline playback of videos on your smartphone. Slated to arrive in November, the “Add to Device” feature will let users watch videos in cases where a data connection is not present. You’ll be able to view clips ...

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YouTube mobile adds short-period offline viewing to upcoming update

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Over at YouTube, they’re running through some updates to the way mobile users can view videos. The main change in that slew is offline viewing, although it may not be exactly as it sounds. According to the YouTube blog: This upcoming feature will allow people to add videos to their device ...

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List of Google’s April Fools Day Jokes

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Yes, today is April 1st and that means you’re advised to be on alert. There are plenty of opportunities to fool you… or at least attempt to fool you.  Google, as is their wont, will often put together a number of April Fools Day blog posts, announcements, and “new ...

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YouTube app update makes watching videos on your Google TV a snap

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Thanks to the latest update to YouTube on Android, we can look forward to sending videos straight from our Android devices to Google TV, quickly and easily. According to the YouTube blog, “…Click the TV icon that appears, and the video will play instantly on your Google TV. Like a ...

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Lenovo introduces IdeaPad S2190, An Android 4.0 powered tablet

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Lenovo is considered as one of the most elegant laptop companies in the world. In past few years they have launched several Android powered devices, Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad is one of them. Today, Lenovo introduced another Android powered tablet to the world via YouTube, and it’s known ...

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Google TV 3.1 is coming next week!

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Google TV was, well… kind of a failure. It wasn’t mature, it wasn’t finished, and it didn’t have what Android is famous for: Openness and apps from the Android Market. The concept was great, the execution just wasn’t what it should have been. Today, the Google TV ...

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Google Movie Rentals go Live in the UK – Kind of

Just days after Google Books went live in the UK so too has Google Movies although not quite completely. The Android Market hasn’t been updated to allow you to browse the movies available to rent the way it was updated for books. As it stands you have to log in to YouTube and rent the... ...

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Android Bluetooth Robot Sound Box Unboxing and Review

I recently had a chance to play with an Android Bluetooth Sound Box with Hands-Free and would like to share my opinion with you all. As you will see from the video below the packaging for these speakers is great and everything you need comes in the box.  Open it up and you’ll find the ...

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[Update]YouTube App for Android Updated, New Uploading UI and More…

The official YouTube App for Android has been updated to version 2.2.14. This update is primarily focused around video uploading as it includes a new uploading UI along with the ability to edit title, description and privacy of uploaded videos. Great additions for those mobile YouTubers out ...

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