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Google Kills Latitude, Launches New Maps App Google Kills Latitude, Launches New Maps App
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Google announced on Wednesday that it is launching a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets. It will soon come to iOS. Along with this app comes the news that Google is finally killing its Google Latitude location …

Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

Over the last year, we’ve seen Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, slowly lose its majority share of Android distribution. Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, helped start the decline of Gingerbread, but it was Android 4.1/4.2, or Jelly Bean, that really …

‘Angry Trayvon’ Game Reportedly Yanked, Still Up in Google Play

In “yeah, that was probably the best idea for all involved” news, a game depicting Trayvon Martin as a ruthless revenge killer has been yanked from the Android Market – at least according to the game’s developers. But wait, it’s …

Twitter Gets Direct Message Sync, Other Improvements Twitter Gets Direct Message Sync, Other Improvements
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Notification sync across devices should be a given in pretty much everything these days. In fact, it’s a major feature of Android and iOS. Now Twitter is finally joining the party. Twitter announced today that users will be able to …

Android 4.3 Leaks For Galaxy S4, Available Now Android 4.3 Leaks For Galaxy S4, Available Now

It seems that we’re close to an Android 4.3 reveal as the latest operating system has been leaked for the Galaxy S4. It’s still an early testing build, but you can install it if you have the necessary hardware. Before …

Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier

It took Vine about five months to finally launch on Android after launching on iOS at the beginning of this year. And when that Android app arrived, well, it was kind of barebones. It didn’t supports search, mentions, hashtags, Facebook …

Google Is Making A Game Console [Report]
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Back in May, it was revealed that Google had hired legendary game designer Noah Falstein to head up what looked like a gaming division at the company. At the time, many thought Google was just getting into game development, but …

T-Mobile Gets Sony Xperia Z, Lumia 925 On July 14 [Rumor] T-Mobile Gets Sony Xperia Z, Lumia 925 On July 14 [Rumor]

T-Mobile has been on a roll this year. It first ditched contracts in late March and then it started to offer the best deals in the industry on hot devices like the Galaxy S4 and HTC One. Now the carrier …

Google Search Android App Gets New Google Now, Voice And Offers Features Google Search Android App Gets New Google Now, Voice And Offers Features
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Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for Android with some new Google Now features, Voice actions and Offers integration. There are new Google Now TV cards. Google explains in a Google+ post, “If you have an …

Microsoft And KLab Are Working On Age Of Empires For iOS, Android
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Microsoft, like any company, loves money. The best way to get said money is to make sure your products are on as many devices as possible, especially when those devices are selling loads more than your own platform. Nikkei (via …

The $99 Ouya Enters The Console Wars Today

A little over a year ago, an Android-powered console named Ouya told gamers and developers that it would change console gaming. Those same gamers and developers pitched together $8.5 million to make it a reality. Now the console that could …

Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year
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Google is fiercely proud of Android. That much was apparent when the company announced at its annual developer conference that over 900 million Android devices had been activated since its introduction in 2008. At the time, Google said it was …

Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android

In November 2012, Samsung released its Galaxy Camera, a digital point-and-shoot camera running Android. Now, Samsung is taking the concept toward its logical conclusion. Samsung this week announced the Galaxy NX, an interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) that runs on Android. The …

Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets
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Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough …

Nvidia Announces SHIELD Price Drop

While the video game world is primarily focusing on the upcoming iteration of the console wars–PS4!!! No!!! XBox One!!!!–some other companies that are making moves of their own, all in effort to bring PC/mobile gaming to additional outlets. One such …

Ouya Game Console Faces Uphill Battle Against Incumbents
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The Ouya game console is almost upon us. The little Android console that could is about to prove whether or not is has what it takes. Barring any last minute changes or manufacturing errors, the Ouya will finally launch to …

New Nexus 7 Makes A Stop At The FCC New Nexus 7 Makes A Stop At The FCC
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Google confirmed before its annual developer conference that no new hardware would be shown, but it was still disappointing to see the company not introduce the oft-rumored new Nexus 7. It’s fine now, however, as the FCC has pretty much …

European Android Antitrust Probe In Preliminary Stage European Android Antitrust Probe In Preliminary Stage
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Google is facing an antitrust probe in Europe regarding its Android licensing practices, according to a report from The Financial Times, which has seen documents related to the probe. The investigation, by the antitrust watchdog in Brussels, is in a …

Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices

Google announced late on Wednesday the launch of Google Keyboard, an app available in Google Play that gives Android devices the keyboard experience that is available on Google’s Nexus devices running stock Android. Google announced this in a Google+ post, …

Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter
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At Google I/O, Google showed off its new Mobile Backend Starter, which helps businesses get their mobile apps up and running on Google App Engine. Today, Google officially announced the tool. Mobile Backend Starter was shown in the session “From …

HTC One Is Finally Coming To Verizon Later This Summer HTC One Is Finally Coming To Verizon Later This Summer

By most accounts, the HTC One is the best Android smartphone to be released this year. It has proven itself with carriers and Google will even be offering a stock Android version of the device later this month. The only …