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Android App Reviews

Google’s Schemer is a community-driven goals and dream tracker – want an invite?

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Dreamers, goal-oriented technophiles, and enterprising minds take note – Google has delivered a way to manage those schemes digitally. With the appropriately-named Schemer, users keep a journal of…

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Social

Google+ adds ability to start a hangout from mobile devices

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Google+ will soon get a new update that makes it possible to initiate a Hangout directly from the Google+ Mobile app for Android. Announced a short while ago on the company’s official blog, Google+ will f…

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Android App Reviews

Google Currents arrives on Android to make newsreaders forget Flipboard

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Google was previously rumored to have made an offer for Flipboard, an iOS-only application that brings in feeds from various news source and formats them beautifully for tablets. Google was unsuccessful in t…

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Google Goggles and Google+ for Android both get powerful updates

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Photos are running things today at Google following the we’ve-got-our-hands-in-everything-company released updates for two of its most popular apps. Google+ was updated to improve user interacti…

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Multimedia

YouTube Android app adds +1 button, Watch It Later, and upload while editing

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The YouTube Android app, one of the most popular on the Android platform, has been updated to tie in with Google’s services. The +1 button, Google’s soon-to-be-ubiquitous method of approval, is…

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Google Offers adds new partners in bid to show deals worth a damn

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There’s a problem with the daily deal trend, aside from the allegedly horrible return on investment for merchants – a lot of sale items aren’t very desirable or appealing to a larger audien…

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Google Apps customers can now access Google+

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Quick programming note for those of you out there who use Google Apps and are ticked off that Google+ was previously unusable with your existing account. Google VP Vic Gundotra has just announced that Google+ c…

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Tools

Google Goggles adds optional auto-search feature from new images

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Have you ever taken a picture and wished that you could immediately have that image used for a Google Goggles search? Me neither, but Google has made that a feature so you might as well see if it was worth the develo…

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Android Apps

10 Android Apps birthed by the Google’s dying Google Labs project

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The Android Market is home to plenty of apps, but a few of the best Android apps you know and love today actually got their start in Google Labs, a proving ground that is being shut down. Research SVP Bill Coughran a…

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Android Apps

Google Plus has 10 million users & a new Android app update.

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Google CEO Larry Page gave Google Plus a major plus today, confirming some of the speculation about Google’s invite-only social network. On Google’s quarterly earning call, Page revealed that…

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Commmunication

How to use Google+ with Android [and love it]

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The launch of Google+ reminds me an awful lot of Google Wave. You search feverishly for a golden ticket (invite) and then go crazy learning all of these new features, hoping that this incredible new communicati…

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Travel

Google Maps Android app adds live schedule for mass transit in select cities

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Barely two weeks ago, Google updated its Google Maps Android app to make it easier to locate nearby transit stations and get direction. Clearly that wasn’t an advanced enough to satisfy the always-busy…

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Finance

Google Wallet & Google Offers: pay with your phone and get shopping deals. “Your phone will be your wallet”

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Google raised the profile of near-field communications in the U.S. when it introduced the Nexus S last year. Google hopes to raise that profile – and profits – even further by launching a new NFC-b…

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Productivity

Google Docs for Android is FINALLY here…kind of

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It took Google an inexplicably long time to recognize the need for a native Android client for Google Reader, and even longer for them to release a bonafied Google Docs Android app. We can finally stop sending an…

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Commmunication

Hola! Hello! Google Translate adds audio conversation mode

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Welcome to Miami, a place where English is a second language for most residents, and it’s common to be greeted in Spanish first depending on what side of town someone visits. A new feature in Google Transl…

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