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Sprint Selling Google Nexus 5 for Only $50

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If you've been anxious to pick up the Google Nexus 5, it looks like Sprint could be the way to go. The wireless carrier is now offering the Nexus 5 for only $50 on a qualifying two-year contract.

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Run Android Apps on Google Glass with GlassBridge

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GlassBridge aims to fix that by effectively acting as a bridge between the native Android experience and what you get with Google Glass.

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Google Android Was Really Meant for Smart Cameras from the Beginning

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In an economic forum in Tokyo, Android-co-founder Andy Rubin said, "The exact same platform, the exact same operating system we built for cameras, that became Android for cellphones."

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Acer Aliyun OS smartphone canceled, Alibaba says Google threatened Acer

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Acer was set to launch a new Acer CloudMobile A800 in Shanghai today, but it seems they've canceled the plans last moment. The A800 was quite unique not just because of its cloud-focus but because it was changing up the OS by making use of the Chinese Aliyun OS by Alibaba.

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Grooveshark Is Back to Play Store for Google Android

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Apparently, that's what Grooveshark did, because after some absense from the Google Play Store, the Grooveshark app is now back for your Android downloading pleasure.

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Google’s new “Drive” Service Launches

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Amid a vast sea of existing online storage options, such as Dropbox or iCloud, Google has now launched its own Google Drive storage solution.

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Google Assistant for Android to Challenge iPhone’s Siri

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If you have an Android smartphone or tablet, then you'll know that voice search is already an integrated feature in Google's mobile OS. The Siri voice assistant in the iPhone 4S is stealing some serious thunder, so it looks like Google wants to fight back with something simply named Assistant.

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Google Ups Security with Bouncer for Android Market

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That's why Google has come forward to announce a new service called "Bouncer." Yeah, Android Market is the hippest night club in town and it's not going to put up with belligerant drunks and would-be thieves. Get out, buddy. You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here.

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Sprout Social for Android Review

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Sprout Social has been around as a web-based desktop client for some time and they've also offered an iOS app for a while. Now, they've updated the Android application to let you better "manage your social media on the go."

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Android Accounts For More Than Half Of Smartphones Sold In Q3

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Android is on the rise. In fact, when you look at the sales numbers for Q3 2011 and compare them to the sales numbers for the same period one year prior, you'll see that Google's mobile operating system has effectively doubled its market share.

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190 Million Android Devices Shipped: Thats $2.25 Billion For Google

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According to the latest financial figures of the company, over 190 million Android devices have sold around the world, with CEO Larry Page at the ship’s wheel. While 190 million is quite a large number, more importantly is the other one; 2.25 billion dollars, which sums up Android’s success and Google’s alike. Larry Page also declared he was excited about another ...

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Leaked: Sneak peek at Android Ice Cream Sandwich

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Here are a series of leaked screenshots of the upcoming Android Ice Cream Sandwich and it's pretty much what you expected it to be.

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Androids get video facetime calling with Skype

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Apple’s FaceTime video-calling service is exclusively for iPhone users, along with owners of the iPad 2 tablet and Mac computers. Google wants to join the video-calling club to compete with Apple, so Android users will be able to make free video calls using Skype.

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Should we expect fewer Google Android tablets next year?

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Just when I thought Android was on the cusp of giving the iPad a run for its money, there's word that companies are scaling back their Android tablet operations in light of less than stellar sales. This comes by way of DigiTimes, which is saying these companies are instead shifting their attention toward "supersized" Android smartphone instead.

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LG Dual-screen Android phone leaked

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You've got to do something to separate yourself from the crowd. When everyone else is doing "slate" style Android phones (LG has its Optimus phones in that line too), you want to do something different. And this new LG sliding dual-screen Android phone is definitely different.

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