Android One Release Date and Prices

Google launches cheapest Android handsets yet, commits to swift Android L update

By on September 15, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Google launches cheapest Android handsets yet, commits to swift Android L update

The Android One entry-level smartphones that are supposed to offer users in developing markets a pure Android experience for a very affordable price have been officially launched in India, as Google is ready to offer first-time smartphone users, and not only, even cheaper devices than currently available. Most importantly, the Android One handsets will receive Android L updates in the following months. More →

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Google Play App Refunds

You now have 2 hours to get a refund from the Google Play store

By on September 11, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

You now have 2 hours to get a refund from the Google Play store

Although many smartphone users scoff at the idea of paying for apps when there are so many free alternatives, some of the most worthwhile apps on your app store of choice will cost you a dollar or two. Still, there’s always a chance that once you’ve downloaded the app, you’ll realize that it wasn’t what your were expecting. More →

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Google Nexus 9 Release Date

The Google Nexus 9 has just been confirmed, and you can thank Samsung for that

By on September 11, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

The Google Nexus 9 has just been confirmed, and you can thank Samsung for that

You know that company that keeps getting sued by all sorts of competing companies that accuse it of copying their technology? Well, it was recently sued by NVIDIA, and in the process the upcoming Google Nexus 9 tablet has been confirmed, Bright Side of News has discovered. More →

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Gmail Hack

How to find out if your Google login was compromised in the Gmail hack

By on September 10, 2014 at 2:30 PM.

How to find out if your Google login was compromised in the Gmail hack

Gmail is a fantastic service that has changed the way much of the world uses email. It was also the target of a big security breach recently that has left 5 million Google customers exposed. Are you one of the unlucky users whose login credentials were compromised?

Here’s how to find out — and what to do if your Google username and password were exposed in the breach. More →

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Nexus 7 (2014) FCC Listing

This isn’t the 2014 Nexus 7, but something entirely different

By on September 8, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

This isn’t the 2014 Nexus 7, but something entirely different

A 7-inch Google tablet has been spotted at the FCC, but it isn’t the third-generation Nexus 7 version that some Android fans would like to see in stores. Droid-Life has mentioned the FCC listing for a device identified as the A4R-NX74751, noting the device has a NVIDIA Tegra chip, global LTE roaming and a strange LG-made 2,480mAh. Meanwhile the eagle-eyed folks at TuttoAndroid have figured out what the device is, revealing that the NX74751 is actually the model number of one Google tablet not all Nexus fans will get to play with. More →

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Android L Name Reveal

We might finally learn the official name of Android L soon

By on September 5, 2014 at 4:36 PM.

We might finally learn the official name of Android L soon

There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the upcoming Android L update, but more than two months later, Google still hasn’t given us an official name. Traditionally, Android releases have been paired with names of desserts, which is why Lollipop and Lemon Meringue Pie have become the two candidates that most people have latched on to, especially as evidence mounts, such the initials ‘LMP’ being found in Android code. More →

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Android Wear Update Schedule

Google is already prepping a few major updates for your new Moto 360

By on September 5, 2014 at 3:33 PM.

Google is already prepping a few major updates for your new Moto 360

The very first Android Wear smartwatches launched earlier this summer, but now that the Moto 360 is finally shipping, it’s fair to say that Google’s new mobile operating system has officially arrived. Just a couple of months after the reveal of Android Wear, the hardware is already improving, but what about the software? It looks nice, but it’s still lacking some important features, which is why Google is going to be continuously updating Android Wear throughout the fall and winter. More →

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Android Wear 2.0 Update

Android Wear 2.0 update expected to drop on October 15th

By on September 4, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

Android Wear 2.0 update expected to drop on October 15th

Although all eyes in the tech industry are focused on the competing flagship smartphone releases this fall, there’s another interesting battle heating up in wearables. According to the latest rumors, Apple’s iWatch isn’t going to make it to retail in 2014, yet Android Police reports that the next major version of Android Wear is already on its way down the pike. More →

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Motorola Nexus X Specs

Benchmark confirms monster specs for upcoming Motorola Nexus X

By on September 3, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

Benchmark confirms monster specs for upcoming Motorola Nexus X

The upcoming Motorola Nexus X (Nexus 6) was spotted on benchmarking site GFXBench in mid-August, although the site only revealed certain details about the rumored handset at the time. Since then, information about the handset has been updated on GFXBench, AndroidWorld reports, with the website apparently confirming what a recent Nexus 6 AnTuTu benchmark sighting has suggested – that the handset will indeed pack monster specs. More →

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Android Wear Software Updates

You won’t have to worry about fragmentation on Google’s latest Android initiative

By on September 2, 2014 at 5:10 PM.

You won’t have to worry about fragmentation on Google’s latest Android initiative

Google may have an Android fragmentation problem but the company will finally get to push software updates without interference from device makers and mobile operators to a certain kind of new product, CNET reveals. More →

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Google Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio

The Nexus 9’s special keyboard case mixes the best of iPad and Surface Pro accessories

By on September 2, 2014 at 8:40 AM.

The Nexus 9’s special keyboard case mixes the best of iPad and Surface Pro accessories

Google has traditionally dropped the ball when it comes to timely releasing Nexus device accessories, but this might change once the HTC Nexus 9 is launched. Echoing reports that suggested the upcoming high-end Nexus tablet might get a variety of case accessories, including a keyboard folio, Android Police has discovered more details about the device’s brand-new keyboard accessory. More →

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Motorola Nexus X Rumors

Even more proof that Motorola is making the next Nexus smartphone

By on September 1, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

Even more proof that Motorola is making the next Nexus smartphone

After numerous reports revealed that the Motorola Shamu is actually the next Nexus smartphone, and that the Nexus 6 smartphone may be quietly released as the Nexus X later this year, Phone Arena has discovered even more proof that Motorola is indeed working on such a device. More →

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