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Great Android apps for the new Nexus 7 tablet

The new Nexus 7 tablet from Google is already a great success. Available with 8GB or 16GB, it packs a powerful punch with its quad-core Tegra processor. Google’s 7-inch tab is fast, slick and runs the latest version of Android, 4.1 Jelly Bean. While it’s already rocking some handy Google apps, t ... Full Article »

October 12, 2012 4:30pm

Twitter apps that complement Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich design elements

When Google unleashed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich last year, many people were excited about its cleaner look and feel compared to previous versions. Now that the operating system is finally achieving a greater level of penetration, it’s worth remembering that Google also revealed new UI design ... Full Article »

October 1, 2012 4:30pm

Enhancements galore! Google updates Earth, Chrome and Google+ Android apps

It’s been a big day for Google, with some exciting announcements at the opening keynote speech at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. In addition to a new tablet, new streaming device and a freshening up of its Android OS, Google just pushed some big updates to some of its most popular app ... Full Article »

June 27, 2012 3:06pm

Google reveals Jelly Bean, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q streaming device at I/O

The Google I/O conference got off to a bang with some big announcements during its initial keynote presentation. In much the same way as Apple boasts about its successes in keynotes, Google was quick to tell the world that one million Android devices are activated every day and there are 400 million ... Full Article »

June 27, 2012 12:44pm

A preview of what we might see at Google I/O 2012

Expectations are high for Google I/O 2012, which kicks off Wednesday in San Francisco. The annual developers conference often sees Google announce new products and showcase Android software updates, and this year is likely to be no exception. Here are just a few potential things we could see at this ... Full Article »

June 25, 2012 3:45pm

Some new iOS 6 features are old news to Android users

Although there was plenty of buzz before the big keynote speech at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference yesterday in San Francisco, the news was a little underwhelming to those not already drunk on Cupertino Kool Aid. Having said that, there are definitely some interesting new additions and im ... Full Article »

June 13, 2012 6:00am

Google’s rumored Nexus tablet pops up on benchmark website

The rumored Google tablet that many believe will be announced (or released) next month might have been outed a little early, according to a story from Android Police. A tablet called the “Nexus 7” has appeared on a benchmarking website, Rightware’s Basemark ES2.0 Taiji. Apparently, it’s a ... Full Article »

May 30, 2012 2:31pm

Would a Facebook-branded Android phone work as well as an Amazon one?

Facebook’s relationship with Google sometimes makes things uncomfortable when it comes to the mobile world. Now that the social network has gone public and snapped up a handful of mobile applications (including a billion dollar spree on Instagram alone), Facebook’s mobile efforts have been place ... Full Article »

May 29, 2012 9:17am

New Google+ Android update brings Hangouts, photo features, plus new UI

Not too long ago, Google+ for Apple’s iOS platform got an update. It was a pretty extensive one, too, and it left some Android users feeling a little left out. Android is Google’s platform, but the improvements to the mobile version of its social network went first to its biggest competitor. Th ... Full Article »

May 24, 2012 2:17pm

Android wins in Oracle vs. Google lawsuit

After more than a week of deliberations, the jury returned a verdict for the patent infringement case between Oracle and Google. It’s the Android ecosystem that came out the winner, as the jury found that Google did not infringe on Oracle’s patents. There were eight different claims in play for ... Full Article »

May 24, 2012 9:21am


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