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Google Granted Patent for Multi-Flash

On most smartphones, your camera tends to have just one or two flashes to help it out, but Google may change all that with its new multi-flash patent.

LG Nexus 4 Back in Stock at Google Play Once More

Epic news folks, the Google Play Store is carrying the Nexus 4 again for U.S. Customers. Additionally the German Play Store has also reportedly received stock of the Nexus 4 as well-- so the bottom-line is to check your region's store now and jump on the possible opportunity to get your hands on the LG Nexus 4.
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Nexus 7 Sucessor in the Works, to Be Announced at Google I/O?

Could a new Nexus 7 successor be on its way? A new rumor claims Asus and Google are preparing to unveil such a device at Google I/O on May 15th.

Google Plus Second Most Popular Social Network

The social networking world has changed quite a bit since it first emerged. MySpace has come and went, and returned again. Facebook has grown to be the most powerful offering on the market, and now it seems that Google's relative newcomer Google+ is now in second place for control over the social market.

How Google Handles Requests From the Feds

In the past Google has taken a lot of flak over the amount of data they collect on their users. This would be a goldmine in the wrong hands, which makes us curious how much info Google willing releases to law enforcement. The answer? Apparently Google is pretty tight lipped about what they know about you, unless all the T’s are crossed and the I’s dotted.

Temple Run 2 Android, Now Available in Google Play

Last week we told you that Imangi Studios was releasing Temple Run 2 for iOS devices. It was also made official by Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi, that an Android version was to be released on January 24th.

FCC Filing Reveals Google Working On Wireless Network

In July of last year, Google unveiled Fiber, an experimental internet service based on fiber optics. Now, Google may be taking their internet service provider role one step further.
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Google confirms solving Nexus supply is a main priority

Google's Larry Page has confirmed that he is planning to make Nexus 4 and 10 supply shortages a main priority.

Good News for Canada, Samsung Nexus 10 returns to Google Play

Canadian Android fans looking to get your hands on the Nexus 10: we have good news. The Samsung Nexus 10 is back in stock again, though it's hard to say for how long.

LG Blames Google for Nexus 4 Shortages

LG is pointing the finger at Google yet again for shortcomings in the UK Nexus 4 Supply, and really in the supply across the entire Globe. Google’s reply is it had no idea the demand would be so high.

Google Looking into Alternative Ways to Login

Google has recently voiced its concerns, along with many others, of traditional password based-security and how it really isn't all that secure. In a research paper being published later this month, two of Google’s security experts stated, “we feel passwords and simple bearer tokens such as cookies are no longer sufficient to keep users safe.”

Google Pulls Plug on Nexus Q

The end has come for the Nexus Q as Google has pulled the plug.  Today, the Nexus Q’s status in the Google play store has been changed from “not for sale at this time” to “no longer available for sale.”  This is the final nail in the coffin for the device.

Google brings out fixes for Chrome, adds Beta Channel for Android

A new update for Google’s Chrome browser has been pushed out today, and although nothing significantly special has been added, change notes show a good amount of bug fixes, flash updates, and other added performance increases to improve browser speed. Cosmetic-wise, nothing much has changed, other than a much needed bookmark search tool, accessible via the Chrome omnibox.
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TCL’s ‘China Star’ 110-inch 4K Google TV

It seems that for Chinese manufacturers going "super-size" at CES is a big part of the plan. First it was Huawei with the enormous 6.1-inch Ascend Mate, and now it is TCL with their 110-inch Ultra-HD TV.

Hisense Unveils New Google Integrated TV at CES

Hisense has unveiled a new Google TV this year at CES, the XT780. While Hisense may not be a make you are familiar with, they are quickly trying to change that. Hisense first got into the Google TV market back in 2012 at IFA in Berlin. They unveiled the Pulse set top box, add-on hardware similar to the Roku series.

Diamond Announces New AMP2000 Android Player with Google TV Support

Remember the Diamond Multimedia AMP1000 Android media player? Well Diamond is back at CES with a sequel, the AMP 2000.
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Netgear NeoTV PRIME Google TV comes to CES

If you thought that Asus was the only company to be sporting a new Google TV box at CES this year, then you would be dead wrong. Netgear also has their new NeoTV PRIME on display at the show.

Ubitus and Google Bringing Cloud Gaming to Google TV

Ubitus and Google are teaming up with a new partnership to bring cloud gaming over to the Google TV platform. The idea is that this will allow “console and MMO games” to work with these devices.

LG Set to Release Line of Google TVs First Half of 2013, Unveil at...

LG has announced it will release a brand new line of Google TVs with 3.0 software starting in 2013. These very sleek and slim TVs will come in sizes ranging from 42 inches to 60 inches.

Google Nexus 10 Supply Scarce

Wanting to get your hands on a Google Nexus 10 for the holidays? You are not alone, and unfortunately it seems you won’t be able to snag one in time.

Square Enix Offering RPGs at Heavily Discounted Prices via Google Play

When it comes to mobile games, you get what you pay for. While many great games are only a few dollars, if you want a truly detailed and engrossing mobile experience, you generally have to pay quite a bit more.

Google Music Now Offers Scan and Match Functionality in the United States

The way we listen to music has changed a lot over the decades. There was a time when everyone had vinyl records. Then came cassettes and CDs. Finally the revolution of MP3 players starting surfacing in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Google Releases its Own Santa Tracker App

NORAD and their Santa Tracker effort recently jumped ship from Google Maps over to Microsoft' Bing Maps and the power of Windows Azure technology. What does that mean for Google exactly? It means that Google has decided to make a tracking app of their own, available for Android devices and Google Chrome.

Using Google Maps with Siri, is it Possible?

When it comes to Siri, you get an excellent voice assistant. That said, it isn't perfect. One of its flaws could arguably be that it uses Apple Maps. What if you really want to use Google Maps instead? Don't worry, easy enough without a jailbreak.
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LG Nexus 4 Supply Shortage: LG’s Fault? Google Exec Seems to Think So

The LG Nexus 4 is a beautiful and powerful piece of hardware. It is an excellent phone and one of the best Android phones on the market right now-- if you can actually managed to get your hands on it.

Comparing Google Maps on iOS vs. Apple Maps

Apple Maps on iOS6 has developed quite the reputation for being not so good. Now that Google Maps has finally returned to the iPhone and iPad, is it really that much better than the pre-installed Apple Maps?

New Google+ Android Update Set to Drop Later Today

Later today, Google will release a new update for its Google+ Android app.

Cydia’s Fullforce Tweak for Jailbroken iPads Compatible With Google Maps

Frustrated with getting stuck with boxed iPhone apps on your iPad? Cydia has had a tweak available for jailbroken iPads, called FullForce that could be the perfect solution.
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Google versus Apple: Google’s Eric Schmidt declares Android is Beating Apple in Mobile War

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt essentially declared it is the winner of the mobile war against Apple.

New Google Drive Extension Allows Web Archiving and Image Storage

Google has just released a new extension for Chrome through its Chrome Web Store. This new extension is called Google Drive. It is a tool that allows users to capture and store web based content using none other than Google Drive.
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LG Nexus 4 Official Bumper Back in Stock at Google Play [Updated: Gone Again]

Looking for extra protection for your LG Nexus 4? Perhaps you are afraid of scuffing the sides of your beautiful new flagship smartphone? You'll be happy to know that the LG Nexus 4 bumper case is back in stock at the Google Play store.
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Google Offering Chromebooks to Schools for Just $99

Throughout most of my elementary, middle and high school existence I learned that computers from home were generally very different from what most of us had in home.

“What’s That Song” Feature Added to Google Now

Just a few days ago, Google issued a huge update to the Google Search app for Android. In addition to being faster than the previous version, Google is pushing out many new features and also cards. In my opinion, the "What's That Song" voice command is by far the coolest.

Google Apps No Longer Offering Free Option

Do you use Google Apps for your small or medium-sized business? While there won't be any major changes to current users, Google has now announced that it will no longer be offering the free version of Google Apps anymore.

Google Now Coming to Chrome Notifications And the Desktop

Yesterday, François Beaufort discovered "Issue 11412291: Creating a skeleton for Google Now for Chrome implementation". The issue pertains to the structure for showing Google Now cards in Chrome with Chrome Notifications.

Google+ Surpasses 500 Million Members

When you think of social networking, Google+ isn't exactly the first website that comes into mind. However, according to Google, over 500 million people would beg to differ.

Google Employee Confirms Android 5.0 Named Key Lime Pie

Rumors have been abuzz for some time that the next release of Android will be named Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Now a Google employee has all-but confirmed that the name Key Lime Pie is official.
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Times offering Google Nexus 7 at Subsidized Price with Subscription

When it comes to subsidizing a mobile device, it usual means you agree to keep a contract with a carrier for designated period of time in order to get lower initial price for a phone or tablet. That said, it isn't just carriers who have tried subsidizing hardware this way.
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Modders rejoice! Google releases factory images for Nexus 4, 7 and Galaxy Nexus

One of the joy's of owning a Nexus device, other than getting the latest OS before everyone else, is the fact that Google offers modders more access and control of these devices in the way of publicly downloadable factory images.

LG Nexus 4 returning to Google Play in Canada at 3PM Eastern Time

The LG Nexus 4 is returning in a matter of minutes to Canada, through Google Play.

Google’s Nexus 4 8GB is Out of Stock Again

Have you tried your luck at buying Google's flagship handset, the LG Nexus 4? If so, you would know that it is very hard and frustrating. The words "Sold Out" are plastered on the page in capital letters and red. "We are out of inventory. Please check back soon.", has been on the website a few times now and the backorder on the device had reached 9-10 weeks.

Google Ingress Android Game Review

Google’s huge power across the globe instantly gives them a step up from any other games with similar mechanics, and this along with the fact that Ingress plays on their own operating system, Android, gives them a huge advantage over anyone else who tries to develop a successful multiplayer GPS game.

LG Nexus 4 Back at Google Play in the US, Today at Noon [Update:...

Want a chance to get your hands on the LG Nexus 4 from Google Play? Now is your chance! The phone is going back in stock at 12 noon, PST. Don't expect it to last long.

Google Nexus 7 Android 4.2 Lag Caused By Google Currents

If you've upgraded your Nexus 7 to Android 4.2 and are experiencing some crushing lag and sluggishness, it seems that the solution is really simple. Blame Google Currents.

Move over Google TV and Apple TV, Microsoft Xbox Multimedia Box May Be In...

It seems that Apple TV and Google TV might be getting even more competition in the set-top box space. While this isn't the first time that the web has gossiped about such a device from Microsoft, it now seems that more sources are coming out and saying that an Xbox Set-top box is in fact in the cards.
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Is Your Google Nexus Device In Stock? A New Tool Helps You Find Out

Still dreaming of the magical day when you can purchase that shiny new LG Nexus 4 or Samsung Nexus 10? While the November 13th launch didn't go so smoothly, at least Google now offers a way to figure out if the device is in stock, anywhere in the world that carries it through Google Play.

Black Friday Alert – Google Nexus 7 32GB is only $229 at Office Depot

The Asus-build Google Nexus 7 has hit multiple stores since its release this past summer, but with the arrival of a 32GB version, Office Depot is the store to go to.

Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9″

Many people commented that a much better alternative to Kindle Fire HD 8.9" is the Google Nexus 7, so we thought it would be apt to put together that viable comparison too.
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Buy a Samsung Galaxy S III, Get a Free $50 Google Play Credit

Remember how you could get a free $25 credit toward the Google Play store when you bought a Google Nexus 7 tablet? Now, it's even better if you decided to pick up a Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone, because you'll be getting a free $50 Google Play credit to spend as you see fit.

Google Unveils Unique Augmented Reality Android Game, Ingress

The Google-owned Niantic Project has managed to create quite a fair amount of hype around it’s hushed-up activities, but the company has now spilled the bean. The fruit of the Niantic Project's labors is a new game by the name of Ingress, which has now arrived as a beta on the Google Play store.