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Google slashes Nexus 4 prices by $100 across the 8GB and 16GB models

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For the late adopters among us, Google may make you very happy once you learn that the Nexus 4 price was slashed yesterday by $100 across the board.  Previously, the 8GB model sold for $299, but now costs $199.  Si…

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Google to launch special Play Store Galaxy S 4 stock Android edition on June 26

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One common gripe with the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is the fact that it contains an excessive amount of TouchWiz bloatware that the phone often suffers as a result.  Many were pleased with the previous Samsung Galaxy Ne…

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Google rumored to launch 32GB Nexus 4 with LTE at I/O

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Two of the chief complaints regarding the LG Nexus 4 is the fact that the largest amount of storage on the Nexus 4 is fixed at 16GB and that it lacks LTE connectivity.  According to a recent rumor, Google I/O may ver…

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Google: Andy Rubin denies rumor of physical Google retail store anytime in near future

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Recently, there were a couple of reports circulating that Google might get into the physical retail store business by the end of 2013.  Given the recent expansion of Google related products, it makes sense …

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Nexus 4 availability expands to European markets

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Today, we have some great news regarding the Google Nexus 4.  Previously, the Nexus 4 was nearly impossible to find in any capacity across the globe, despite high interest in the device.  Fortunately, Google f…

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Google extends free calling within Gmail through 2013 for U.S and Canada

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Today, we have some great news for those who regularly make calls through Gmail.  According to Google, the VoIP service within Gmail will remain free for calls placed in the United States and Canada.  Another a…

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Google set to host an Android related event in NYC on October 29

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Ready for the next Nexus smartphone to finally launch?  According to an event invitation, Google is going to host an event in New York City on October 29 that will almost definitely see the release of the latest N…

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LG rumored to launch the Nexus 4 with Google on October 29

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According to a national French newspaper known as Le Figaro, Google and LG will officially unveil and launch the Nexus 4 on October 29.  That’s right, October 29th may be the official launch date as well a…

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Google announces 25 billion Play Store downloads, celebrates with many 25 cent apps

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In order to commemorate reaching an awesome milestone, Google is discounting multiple paid apps down to 25 cents.  After reaching 25 billion app downloads earlier today, several of the most prominent paid ap…

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Google officially announces gift cards, coming to RadioShack, Target, and GameStop

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Gift cards have been expected to launch in the Google Play Store ever since the latest version of the Play Store was revealed to contain an area for redeeming gift card codes. Today, Google officially announced…

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Leak reveals purported Samsung Galaxy Nexus successor specs

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The Nexus line of Android smartphones is usually refreshed in late fall of Q4, so we expect to see Google collaborate with a manufacturer (or multiple manufacturers) to create the next Nexus device.  Accordin…

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Google Play Store to begin selling gift cards in near future

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Based on a recent tear down of the new Google Play Store version as well as a leaked image, it appears gift cards are on the horizon for Google Play customers.  In the next several weeks, Google will officially ann…

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Frommer’s travel guides acquired by Google

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In an effort to bolster travel search results and information, Google acquired Frommer’s from John Wiley & Sons, according to a recent Wall Street Journal report.  For an undisclosed price and ter…

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Google brings Wallet to the cloud, offers increased credit card options and security

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Upon its initial debut, Google Wallet had a few shortcomings that might have prevented it from really taking off.  In particular, Google Wallet was limited in its payment options and its security was less than…

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Google launches Hangouts in Gmail, improves its video chat service

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One of the best features of Google+ is the ability to launch Hangouts — the neat video chatting service that connects up to ten friends.  This isn’t Google’s first foray into the video commu…

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