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Google now shipping the Nexus 7 to UK and Canada pre-order customers

What a pleasant way to start the day. Looks like Google is now starting to ship out pre-orders for the Nexus 7 over here in the UK. Received this morning just before 2am, came my own shipping notice from Google Play confirming that my shiny new Nexus 7 has been shipped.  By my reckoning, it should...
Riptide GP

Top 5 games for your new Nexus 7

You might have heard that a lot of folks have been able to get their hands on the Nexus 7 today. Of course, not everyone who ordered and is waiting was able, and that's caused a bit of a ruckus, but we're certain that everyone will be getting their greasy fingerprints on the N7 in short order....
Galaxy Nexus

Google shipping the Galaxy Nexus again

Just a quick heads up here that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is once again shipping from the Google Play store, just as Google said it would this week. It's listed at 3 to 5 days, which is relatively back to normal, considering it's been a little about two weeks since it was "banned," denied a stay...
Android Central

The Galaxy Nexus is back at the Google Play store - sort of

We heard it was going to happen, and today the Galaxy Nexus has appeared with a price and an "add to cart" button again in Google Play, but things are still a bit off. Prior to the sales ban, we were able to click and get almost instant gratification knowing the phone was shipping out immediately...
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Google Play update rolling out to non-Jelly Bean devices

If you fire up your Google Play app this morning and things look a little more awesome, don't be alarmed. It's just that you're now rocking the same version as the folks running Jelly Bean ROMs. And that means, along with a spruced-up layout, you also should have access to Magazines (if you didn't...
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Want early access to the new Google Play developer console? Sign up to request early access now

During the first day of Google I/O, one of the post-keynote developer sessions was dedicated to Android Apps in Google Play. While the buzz was all about the newly announced Jelly Bean update, and the Nexus 7 tablet, the real meat of Google I/O was going on in the developer sessions.  Google Play...
Android Central

Google: No Play Music, TV or Magazines for UK Nexus 7 at launch

It's something that shouldn't come as a surprise, and something we commented on yesterday, but now we have official word from Google that the UK won't be getting Play Music, Magazines or TV shows in time for its Nexus 7 launch. Old Blighty, which has Play Books, Apps and Movies, has long been...
Android Central

Nexus 7 Guidebook available for free in Google Play Books

Read enough about the Google Nexus 7 yet? Just in case you haven't, and you need some light reading while waiting for your shiny new Nexus 7 to arrive, Google's got you covered. Downloadable for free, as we speak, is the official Nexus 7 Guidebook from Google.  OK, so it's basically an instruction...
Android Central

Google Play device store launches in the UK, Nexus 7 priced at £159

The Google Play device store has launched in the UK, with pre-order pages now up for both 8 and 16GB flavors of the new Nexus 7. And Google's being just as aggressive with its British pricing. The 8GB model's up for pre-order at just £159, with the 16GB version selling for £199. The £159 price...
Android Central

New Google Play Store for Google TV coming later this year

At today's Google TV morning presentation at Google I/O, it's been announced that Google TV will be getting a re-vamped version of the Play Store later this year. Because of the unique hardware used with Google TV, it's traditionally lagged behind on older versions of the app. Coming "later this...
Android Central

Multiple Google apps updated following Jelly Bean announcement

Fire up the Google Play Store and you'll see a plethora of updates to just about every Google app out there. The biggest change comes to Chrome for Android, which loses its beta tag and is unleashed as a fully stable product. Other updated apps include Google+, Play Books, Play Movies, Maps,...
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Google Play web updated, now allows for updating and uninstalling of apps

In addition to all the other goodies Google rolled out thus far at Google IO 2012 they updated the online version of the Google Play Store with some pretty awesome features. So awesome in fact, that I'm rather perplexed as to why it was never mentioned. As you can see in the screenshot, you can...
Google Play Movies update

Update for Google Play Movies app includes new UI and TV shows

Google has been busy showing us what's new in the world of Android at Google I/O. These include big updates to the Google Play Store. A main complaint I've had for a while is that I can only rent movies through the store. Well, they fixed that today by adding the option to rent or buy as well as...
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Google Play Store gets movie purchases, TV shows and magazines

Google just dropped the news that the Google Play Store is about to start offering up a whole lot more content. First up are movie purchases. Until now, movies have only been available to rent and watch once. Now, you'll be able to purchase movies right within the Play Store, and watch them again...
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Google Play now boasts 600,000 apps with 20 Billion downloads

We're tuned into the live Google I/O keynote and Google is taking the time to go ahead and give off some numbers for the Google Play Store. As it stands right now, the Google Play Store is huge. There is now 600,000 apps and games available for download with the download numbers now exceeding 20...
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Official Wimbledon app hits Google Play

Attention tennis fans. I'm sure you haven't failed to remember that today sees the start of the Wimbledon tennis championship in London. If you fancy keeping up with all the news and gossip from the tournament you will be pleased to know that the official Wimbledon app is now available to download...
Google Play Review Comments

Google gives app developers a way to respond to reviews in Google Play Store

Google Play review trolls beware! Developers no longer have to remain silent when faced with flaming on their app listings. Google today announced (along with a major redesign to its developer site) the ability for devs to respond to customer reviews on their apps in Google Play. This has been a...
Android Central

Slightly redesigned Android launcher sneaks out in screenshot from Google

Eagle-eyed Google Play Store-goers will have noticed something mildly interesting in this screenshot from the Google IO 2012 Android app listing. It's the stock Android 4.x launcher, but what's that at the top? A redesigned Google Search bar? Sure looks like it. It's a transparent square in Google...
Collectibles Week

Get exclusive items in selected games during Collectibles Week on Google Play

Google is kicking off a fun little promotion in the Google Play store today, and for the next week you'll be able to get exclusive content inside more than 20 games. The items and the games themselves are a pretty eclectic mix, some are Android themed like a t-shirt in Stardom or an Android...
Google Play Books

Google Play books now available in Spain

A day after making its debut in Deutschland, Google Play Books are now available in Spain. That means books on your tablets, books on your phones, and books in your browser. Go get your read on, folks!  Via @Google

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