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LG G Pad 8.3 Comes To Google Play With Stock Android

A while back, we were treated to an image on Google Play of a woman using what looked like an 8-inch tablet. At the time, we thought Google would be releasing an 8-inch tablet to go alongside the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, but the reality is actually a little different. LG announced today that its new 8-inch tablet – …

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Bing Updates Its iOS, Android Apps

One of the best things about Bing is how its homepage is updated with a new picture every day. One day, you have an image of a polar bear frolicking in the snow and next you have an interactive haunted house that references all the best horror films of the past four decades. Now Bing is bringing its constantly changing …

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Foursquare Now Pushes Recommendations to All Users with 7.0 Update

With the new 7.0 update, Foursquare is pushing recommendations to all iOS and Android users – even when they don’t have the app open. Now, when you arrive at a location (be that a specific city or state, or a specific venue), Foursquare will let you know what to eat, buy, see, and more. These real-time recommendations aren’t new – …

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Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android

About a month ago, Google announced that it would start indexing deep links in Android apps just like websites, so it could return results from apps in search results for mobile users. Today, the company announced that starting now, Android users using the Google Search app or Google in Chrome or the Android browser can get to app content from …

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Google Chromecast Gets Its First Game

When Google originally announced Chromecast, the stated intention was to make streaming video and audio content to the living room much easier. That has been the case for a while now, but now it looks like some intrepid developers have succeeded in bringing a simple game to Chromecast as well. Swishly Inc have released a new game for iOS and …

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Google Play Music Is Now On Google Glass

Ever since it was first introduced, Google Glass has been pointed to as the future of wearable computing. While it certainly looks futuristic, the tech couldn’t handle many of the features that we’ve come to expect out of our smart devices. That’s slowly changing, however, as Google is beginning to add more and more features to Glass ahead of its …

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After A Month, KitKat Is On 1.1 Percent Of All Android Devices

In late October, Google released the newest version of Android – KitKat. Like all new Android releases, the only devices getting KitKat are Google’s own Nexus phones and tablets. As such, you can expect its first few months of growth to be a little slow. KitKat made its debut on the Android distribution chart today with the newest version of …

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Here Are Over 60 Things You Can Say To Google Now

TrendBlog.net has put together a pretty cool infographic listing all the different commands you can use with Google Now. There are over sixty of them. What would you like to be able to tell Google Now in the future? Let us know in the comments. You may already know most of these, but it’s nice to see them all collected …

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These Are The Best Designed Android Apps According To Google

Are you working on an Android app and want to know how to best stick to Google’s guidelines while inserting your own personality into it? Well, that’s certainly a tall order for most indie developers, but it is possible. In fact, Google has a list of what it feels are the best designed Android apps currently available. In the latest …

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Android’s Camera Software Is About To Get A Lot Better

Cameras on mobile devices are pretty good these days for the casual photographer. For the more hardcore among us, however, there’s still a long way to go. While a lot of that is up to hardware, Google is pushing some software updates to make cameras on Android devices much better. CNET reports that Google is now working to add two …

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OneNote Updated With New Sharing Features

Microsoft was one of the first to the digital note taking game with OneNote. Now it’s just one of many in an ever growing field of apps that allow one to document their lives via short notes. How is Microsoft going to compete? For Windows 8.1 PCs, tablets and phones, OneNote has been updated with a number of new features …

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Ready To Let Google Be Your Bank?

Google Wallet has come a long way over the past year, and this week in particular, made perhaps its most significant move towards becoming a truly major way to pay for goods and services. On Wednesday, Google unveiled the Google Wallet Card, a physical card that consumers can use to pay for things in stores using their Google accounts. Do …

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