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Google Adds “Shared With Me” Button to Google Play Google Adds “Shared With Me” Button to Google Play

Google Play allows users to share purchased songs and albums with friends, a brought over from Google Music. However, it only allows one play-through of the content – for any more it has to be purchased. To better organize and …

Google Play Direct Billing Now Offered By More Mobile Carriers Google Play Direct Billing Now Offered By More Mobile Carriers

I remember the dark ages when I owned a normal Motorola Razr flip phone. I was tricked into downloading some ringtones once and the charges were reflected on the monthly phone bill. I was so relieved that I could directly …

SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay

Sirius XM Radio announced today that a free update to their SiriusXM Android app has been released. The company claims the new app, which can now be downloaded in the Google Play app marketplace, will give subscribers to their service …

Google Play Adds Australian Movies Google Play Adds Australian Movies
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The Google Australia blog has announced that thousands of new Australian movies are now available for rental on Google Play and YouTube. Australia has fostered a rich cinematic history, producing films like Crocodile Dundee and Crocodile Dundee II. Also, some …

Twitter For iPhone and Android Updated and Improved Twitter For iPhone and Android Updated and Improved

Twitter has updated its mobile apps for both iPhone and Android. The updated app can now be downloaded at the Apple App Store or at Google Play. The announcement came from Twitter Product Manager Sung Hu Kim in a post …

Galaxy Nexus On Sale: Free Google Wallet Galaxy Nexus On Sale: Free Google Wallet

Good news for Android fans, the new Samsung Nexus phone (HSPA+) is on sale at Google Play and they’re selling it for a low price plus throwing in the Google Wallet app free. The latest version of Nexus features Ice …

Google Drive Cloud Storage Officially Launched Google Drive Cloud Storage Officially Launched

The rumors and sightings of the past week have been proven true. Google has just announced the launch of its new cloud storage service, Google Drive. Users can now request a 5 GB Drive over on the Drive website. Google …

Galaxy Nexus Available For Purchase on Google Play Galaxy Nexus Available For Purchase on Google Play
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The Google+ page for Android announced today that users can purchase a Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone straight from Google. The phone is now available in the Google Play store for $399, but is only available in the U.S. The model …

Chrome for Android Getting An Update, New Features Chrome for Android Getting An Update, New Features
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Google has released an update for the beta version of the Chrome for Android browser. The update adds several new, highly requested features. It also adds support for an additional 31 languages, and is now available in all the same …

Google Play Adds More Seller Countries Google Play Adds More Seller Countries

Android app developers, like iOS developers, come from all over the world. They work tirelessly and bank their hopes and dreams on one app that may or may not become a hit. They finish up the app and enter the …

New App Turns Your Lemon into a Supercar New App Turns Your Lemon into a Supercar

If your tired of engine rattles and other wierd car noises, you could end up spending thousands on repairs. And in the end you are still left with the old crappy car you started with. Or you can trade that …

Instagram’s Rise to $1 Billion [Infographic] Instagram’s Rise to $1 Billion [Infographic]
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Visually has created an infographic telling the story of the first 17 months of Instagram and the steps on its path to being bought by Facebook for a ridiculous $1 billion. Instagram, in case you don’t know, is a popular …

New Android Tumblr App Now Available on Google Play New Android Tumblr App Now Available on Google Play

The new Tumblr app for Android has officially launched. The announcement was made in a blog post yesterday on the Tumblr staff blog, re-blogged from one of their mobile engineers. According to the post, the app sports a totally new …

Infographic Compares App Store Figures Infographic Compares App Store Figures

Key Comparisons: iTunes is by far the most profitable platform in terms of apps sold. Google Play has nearly as many apps, but over 79% of them have been downloaded less than a hundred times. only 4.6% have been downloaded …

Google Books Discontinuing Reseller Program Google Books Discontinuing Reseller Program
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Google Books has been part of the core experience of what Google offers to consumers looking for media through their services. It was recently thrown together with music, movies and apps into the Google Play store. One of the lesser …

Google Gets Paramount Movies On YouTube, Google Play Google Gets Paramount Movies On YouTube, Google Play

Google is partnering with Paramount Pictures to add Paramount movie rentals to YouTube and Google Play. A Googler laid out the following highlights in an email to WebProNews: Nearly 500 titles available for rent including new blockbusters like Captain America, …

Amazon Appstore Generates Far More Revenue Than Than Google Play Amazon Appstore Generates Far More Revenue Than Than Google Play
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Amazon’s Android Appstore generates far more revenue than Google Play, and nearly as much as the iOS App Store. A recent study found that apps that rely on in-app purchases for revenue make the most money from the iOS versions …

Google Preparing Its Own Tablet Store To Compete With iPad Google Preparing Its Own Tablet Store To Compete With iPad
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Google is preparing to launch an online store to sell its forthcoming Google-branded tablet directly, according to recent reports. The online store would mimic the direct sales method employed by Apple and Amazon to sell their iPad and Kindle Fire …

Google Play and YouTube Rent Movies to the French Google Play and YouTube Rent Movies to the French

YouTube (and Google France) announced today on the YouTube blog that starting today it is making movies available for rent to French Google Play users. Partners in the new offering include independent French studios Cinéma(s) à la Demande, EuropaCorp, M6 …

Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage
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Besides the doodles, changes to the Google homepage are rare. So, when Google makes changes to one of the most visited pages on the web, it’s a big deal. And when Google makes a change to its homepage that links …

Google Play May Begin Offering Movies Google Play May Begin Offering Movies

Customers in the new Google Play market may be able to purchase movies in the not-so-distant future, according to recent reports. While Google Play currently offers a variety of options for purchasing and renting content – including movie rentals – …