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Moto Maker now automating iCloud-to-Google switching

Moving from an iPhone to Moto X? Motorola's hoping to make things a lot easier Switching between mobile platforms is never easy, but Motorola's hoping a new addition to its web-based Moto Maker service will make things a little less painful for iOS converts. According to a Google+ post by...
Google Offers

Google Offers receives a facelift in latest update

Cleaner, faster interface that's easier to navigate Google's coupon and deals app, Google Offers, is getting a nice update today to modernize and improve the interface throughout the app. The new main screen of the app is separated into three tabs — Browse, Featured and My Offers — that can be...
Display

Mystery Google display case appears at Best Buy (Update: Nexus 10)

This finely crafted case would be a great place for a new phone or tablet to sit This seemingly well-built Google branded display case was spotted by a reader in a Houston, Texas area Best Buy store. We received no other information, and really can't say what it might be for. What we can say is...
Android Central

Two new Nexus 7 commercials continue 'Made for what matters' campaign

Great commercial spots highlight Google Now, Hangouts and Google Play Books If there's one thing that Google is great at as of late, it's commercials for its products. Whether its showing off the power of Gmail, Google Search or its Nexus devices, it always knows how to hit your emotions in the...
ESPN college football app

ESPN finally updates their College Football app to include the newest phones

Still no Nexus 7 support, but the HTC One and Galaxy S4 now work with this essential football fan app ESPN has done a great job developing their college Football app for Android. The only problem was that it has not been compatible with the latest and greatest phones available, like the HTC One...
Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available on US Cellular

US Cellular has announced that it's launching Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Gear today. If you're on USC and are interested in either device, you should be able to get them in retail stores as well as online from today. (At the time of writing neither appears to be on the carrier's...
Nexus 7 (2013) case

Nexus 7 (2013) Case shows up in Google Play for $49

A new hard case specifically made for the Nexus 7 and available in four colors Google's second official case in the Play Store for the Nexus 7 (2013) has just arrived, and it's a hardcover microsuede version that comes in multiple colors. Simply named the "Nexus 7 (2013) Case," it is a molded...
Chromebook 11

Google unveils HP Chromebook 11

11.6-inch Exynos-powered laptop for $279 Google has today taken the wraps off the latest addition to its Chromebook line-up today, the HP Chromebook 11. The 11.6-inch laptop packs a Samsung Exynos CPU and a 1366x768-resolution, 300-nit display. There's 2GB of RAM onboard, in addition to 16GB of...
Flutter Announcement

Google acquires gesture technology startup Flutter

New technology for potential future touchless interfaces Although it acquires companies at a pretty regular pace, Google acquired a notable startup this week called Flutter. You may not have heard of Flutter before, but it is a startup that focused on gesture recognition technology for use with...
Google Play vending machine

Google bringing NFC-enabled app vending machines to Japan

A new and entirely unnecessary way to buy games for your Android phone Japan is known for its crazy vending machines, and Google is hoping to cross the line from physical to digital goods in these machines with new Google Play units. In a bit of a curious idea, Google is installing large...
Google Glass

Google Glass demos are coming to US cities, starting in Durham, NC

Future schedule of cities not known at this point The group of people who have had the opportunity to use Google Glass is a pretty exclusive club, but that group is about to get bigger with a new demo tour for the headset. Google announced on its official Glass Google+ page today that it will be...
Google Play Movies & TV

Google Play Movies & TV updated, brings easier TV browsing

Get to watching the next episode with fewer taps Google has updated its Play Movies & TV app to allow you to browse your TV collection more easily. Before, when you were in the My TV Shows tab, you would have to scroll down a huge list to find the TV show that you wanted. The update brings a...
Hangouts

Some Hangouts messages reportedly being sent to wrong recipients [Update: fixed]

Update: Google says the issue has now been resolved. Original story: Google Talk — the service behind the company's Hangouts messaging platform — appears to be experiencing a fairly major issue this morning, as some users report messages being delivered to unintended recipients. Reports from...
Gmail

Google says Gmail outage caused by 'dual network failure,' apologizes for downtime

Additional backup capacity to be added for Gmail to ensure delivery during network failures Many of you may have noticed outages or issues with several Google services yesterday, but none were hit as hard as Gmail. Google acknowledged yesterday on its app status dashboard that Gmail was...
Google down

Gmail, some other Google services experiencing disruption

Gmail takes the day off to celebrate Android's fifth birthday If you're experiencing problems accessing your Gmail account or receiving mail in a timely manner this evening, you're not alone. Some Google services, mainly Gmail, Calendar and Google Drive, seem to be both herping and derping at...
T-Mobile G1

Happy 5th birthday, Android!

Half a decade since the HTC G1 was announced, Android is bigger than anyone could've imagined Today marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of the first commercially-available Android handset, the HTC G1. With how quickly the pace of Android development moves along, it's hard to think that the...
Nexus 10 leak

More evidence that the next Nexus 10 may be ASUS-made

16GB model may sell for £350 in the UK, fresh retail leak suggests It's been a little over a month since we first caught wind that Taiwanese manufacturer ASUS might be making the next 10-inch Nexus tablet, and now a fresh flurry of retail leaks brings some corroborating evidence. Yesterday a PC...
Nexus 7

Nexus 7 LTE factory images now available

If you're one of the lucky few Nexus 7 owners with the new LTE version, you can now safely restore your tablet back to the factory firmware using official images from Google. Images for the Nexus 7 with mobile data — codenamed "razorg" — have been posted on the Google Developers site, giving N7...
Bump

Google acquires sharing service Bump

One of the first popular phone-to-phone sharing apps is moving over to Google In a short and sweet post on its official blog today, Bump Technologies announced that it has been acquired by Google, effective immediately. Although it may not have been in the news much lately, Bump was one of the...
Android Wifi backup option

Android's Wifi backup feature is neither new, unique nor dangerous

If you let Google back up your Wifi passwords, then Google has your Wifi passwords The Internet has worked itself up into a bit of a tizzy over the weekend about an innocuous system-level feature that’s been around since Android 2.2 Froyo. The “Back up my data” option —  found under “Settings...

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