Google’s Android Market about to get an extreme makeover

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I don’t think that Google has to do very much to spark some new interest in the Android Market, because the app developers are already recognizing the huge potential that it offers since it opened up to global markets, but that’s not stopping the search engine giant from giving the app marketplace a small overhaul. Even Google needs a new wardrobe from time to time.

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Rubin shows Android Honeycomb running on Motorola tablet

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Google co-founder Andy Rubin turned heads at All Things Digital’s D: Dive Into Mobile conference in San Francisco this week. During a talk at the conference Andy showed off his baby, the new Android 3.0 OS (aka ‘Honeycomb’). As a double whammy he previewed the OS on Motorola’s prototype tablet, helping the hardware manufacturer jostle […]

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Google eBookstore launches, not as open as you think

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Amazon may have helped to jumpstart the e-book industry with its Kindle, Apple may have helped it along with iBooks. Now, search engine giant Google is putting its monumental name into the hat with the official launch of Google eBooks. It’s not like Google is new to digital books, but this is a different beast.

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Google Nexus S smartphone officially unveiled with Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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After all those rumors and spyshots, Google has officially unveiled its successor the original Google Nexus One smartphone. The Google Nexus S is officially here and the first Android smartphone of the bunch to come pre-loaded with the new Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

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Google special event next week to reveal Chrome OS netbook?

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If you ask some people, they’ll tell you that the netbook is dead. They’ll tell you that you’re better off choosing between a full-sized laptop or one of the new tablet devices. Well, you may soon have a suitable alternative to the MacBook Air as your netbook, because Google is hosting an event that could see the revealing of the Chrome OS netbook.

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First dual-core Android phone

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When LG first announced their Optimus line of Android phones, two things came to everyone’s mind: one, the name ‘Optimus’ surely sounds cool, the phones will be bestsellers for sure. Two, names don’t sell, what will LG give to back up the good name! Recently, LG just showed what all they plan to give, apart […]

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Samsung Nexus S smartphone enroute to Best Buy?

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Last month, we caught word that Samsung could be the manufacturer behind the Google Nexus Two. Well, it turns out that could be only partly true. What we see here is supposedly the Google Nexus S. As per earlier rumors, the second Nexus phone does indeed look like it is based on the increasingly popular […]

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Google Nexus one resurfaces on Canadian Mobilicity

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Canadian budget wireless carrier Mobilicity today announced they will be “carrying” the Android-based Google Nexus One phone. We know Google took the Nexus One off the distribution line for wireless carriers around the world a few weeks ago, and Mobilicity being an unlocked, outright purchase resale provider of mobile phones leads me to believe they’ve just bought a crapload of Nexus Ones from Google and are simply reselling them to their network of customers.

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Google VP approves of Apple’s new iPhone dev agreement

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Just as there are ads all over our televisions and our computers, the same is increasingly true of our smartphones. Apple has just updated its iPhone Developer Program License Agreement to clarify a few concerns and it looks like the guys and gals at Google like what’s been done.

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