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Facebook Phone In The Works?

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Despite Facebook's struggle to develop into something more than an app, the company is now launching its own phone running on a customized version of Android and utilizing HTC hardware.

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Introducing The Galaxy Nexus, Google’s ICS Flagship Smartphone

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Much hype surrounds Android’s newest OS version; Ice Cream Sandwich. Ever since it was first unveiled, Android lovers have waited as patiently as possible for the introduction of a new flagship device from Google. The wait is finally over and Google’s Galaxy Nexus -- a new Android smartphone designed around Android’s newest version -- Ice Cream Sandwich is here.

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Native Gmail App For iOS Is Dead On Arrival, Pulled From App Store

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Good news! Google has officially introduced a native Gmail app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Bad news! The app doesn’t work. In fact, for many users, they can’t even get past the login screen.

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Google’s GoMo Initiative Aims To Mobilize The Web

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Google thinks that there aren't enough mobile-friendly websites, and many with smartphones may tend to agree, albeit for different reasons. More mobile sites potentially means more money for Google through mobile ad campaigns, and more mobile sites mean better accessibility to the web for smartphone users.

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No Ice Cream Sandwich For Nexus One, But Nexus S Getting ICS Soon

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It has been officially confirmed by Google that the Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android will be offered to the Nexus S “in weeks.”

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Google Mapping Amazon Rain Forest in 3D

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It’s been quite sometime now since Google launched their controversial Streetview feature. Anyone can access digital images of streets located all around the world. And now, the virtual world is going to increase in size by help of a group of Brazilian environmentalists who plan to create a 3D on-the-ground view of Tumbira—one of Earth’s most remote areas located at the center of the Brazilian Amazon rain forest. According to Google, the aims of this endeavor are to show the living conditions of the people in the area and to inform the public about the efforts done to protect the forest.

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Is The Galaxy Nexus Barometer A Real Game Changer?

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It didn't take long for us to figure out that accelerometers were useful and that proximity sensors made a lot of sense, but why would we want our phones to measure the ambient atmospheric pressure?

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The Secret Ingredients To Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software features are now public and the UI and experience has changed dramatically, enough so to get us excited about it. A new typeface called Roboto is used throughout the UI, while landscape controls have moved to the screen, making a bit of magic as they disappear when viewing videos or in widescreen mode.

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Video: Galaxy Nexus Specs Released, iPhone 4S Killer?

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Google Wallet Adds Incentives

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Updates have been made to Google Wallet which include a “Featured Offers” section with discounts exclusive only to Google Wallet users.

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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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Google Maps Clears The Double Name Clutter

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When you used to search the names of different places in different countries using Google Maps, you may have gotten confused with all the double naming. English would appear next to the local transliterated name, but it was only referring to one spot. Now, you'll notice that Google has expanded their coverage of translated labels.

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Google Nexus Prime and Ice Cream Sandwich delayed

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Before you get all worried about bugs and other issues related to either the handset or Ice Cream Sandwich, it's worth noting that the delay doesn't really have to do with the products themselves. Instead, a Samsung spokesperson says that it's out of respect for Steve Jobs

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Samsung video teases at upcoming Nexus Prime superphone

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And attempting to steal some thunder away from the somewhat disappointing iPhone 4S unveiling is Samsung, which just released a teaser for its Nexus Prime superphone. Yes, something big is coming.

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Social media being used to rob your home

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You may enjoy posting your exact location at any given moment, sharing them with friends, family, and the cloud. What you are doing, where you live or where you work, among others, but one thing you should keep in mind is that this could be seen by everyone, including the people who may be plotting to rob your entire home.

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