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Google Play now performs smart app updates, saves you time and data

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During I/O 2012, Google announced a new feature that would launch in the Play Store known as smart app updating.  While it isn’t anything monumental, it is a nice feature implemented by Google that repre…

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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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Swiftkey 3 receives an update, new themes and language support in tow

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For SwiftKey 3 owners, there is a new update waiting for your installation in the Google Play Store that offers some new features and bug fixes.  The major changes to the app includes the addition of two new theme…

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Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies now on Android, costs $6.99 available in the Play Store

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If you can’t get enough of shooting Zombies on your Android device, then you will be happy to learn that Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies is now available for Android for $6.99.  For the next 30 days, the app wi…

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Google has the Nexus 7 16GB in stock once again

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Google has been having a bit of trouble keeping the 16GB Nexus model in stock as of late.  Fortunately, we are pleased to announce today that the Google Nexus 7 by Asus is officially in stock on the Play Store and th…

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Black Hat hackers show off Android vulnerabilities in NFC and Google Play Store

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Google, like all tech companies, is in a constant battle with hackers to expose and close security holes in products like Android. At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, hackers demonstrated multiple ways i…

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Accessories

Google Nexus Q now shipping within 2-3 weeks as a result of low stock

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Yesterday, we reported that the Google Nexus Q, a streaming Android player, officially began shipping from the Google Play Store.  Unfortunately, its launch lasted barely a day as it is now listed as “s…

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Google Nexus Q in stock and delivered in 3-5 business days

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Previously, the Google Nexus Q was listed in the Google Play Store as Coming Soon as users could place a pre-order, but it would not ship immediately.  Today, if you hop on over to the Nexus Q listing within the onl…

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Google Play Books launches in France, raises Euro bookworm tally to 5

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Google announced today that it is now able to hock eBooks for customers in France, instantly opening up a new storefront with millions of books to read though the Google Play Store. Books in Google Play were prev…

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Google Play has the Nexus 7 8GB model in stock, delivered in 3-5 days

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Without ever announcing a firm launch date for the Nexus 7, Google quietly changed the Nexus 7 8GB status from Shipping Soon to in stock and ready to be delivered within 3-5 business days.  This is great news fo…

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Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy Nexus now in stock and shipping from Google Play Store

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It has been a crazy couple of weeks for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  Initially, Google had to pull it off the shelves because of a patent issue with Apple.  Google then decided to issue the Android 4.1 update for the…

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus now available for purchase in Play Store, ships in 2-3 weeks

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Apple and Samsung have been going back forth lately over an injunction banning the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  Previously, the Galaxy Nexus was removed from the Google Play Store since Apple had won an in…

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Android OS

Google will sell the Galaxy Nexus again next week, revamped with Jelly Bean

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As we reported a couple of  days ago, Google had to pull the Galaxy Nexus from the Google Play page and simply suggest interested customers be notified when it is available again to ship.  According to a recent re…

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Google pulls the Galaxy Nexus listing in Play Store, plans OTA update to appease Apple

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Apple recently won a preliminary injuction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which essentially halted sales of the pure Google device until further notice.  We saw something similar occur with the HTC One X a…

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Google Play will begin selling magazines, movies, and TV shows

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Google Play started with apps and games before expanding to books and movies. Now Google is bringing a bigger sense of immediacy to its digital storefront by adding magazines, movie purchasing, and TV shows. (…

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