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Thursday, 25 Jul 2013

Google Launches Google Play Games App

Google Launches Google Play Games App

Building on the Google Play Games Services first announced at Google I/O back in May, today Google launched its Google Play Games Android App, a new app for social gaming that brings some of the features of Apple’s Game Center to Android smartphones and tablets.

Google Announces New Nexus 7; Comes with Qi Wireless Charging

Google Announces New Nexus 7; Comes with Qi Wireless Charging

After tons of leaks, Google has today officially unveiled a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet. Running Android 4.3, it sports a Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 1,920 x 1,200-pixel IPS LCD display, 5MP rear camera, and built-in Qi wireless charging.

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Android 4.3 Unveiled and Coming to Nexus Devices Soon

Along with the brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google also took the opportunity to unveil Android 4.3 -- an upgrade to Jelly Bean that brings with it a few new features like Bluetooth Smart support (Bluetooth Low-Energy) and restricted profiles.

Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013

More Details of the Moto X Leaked

More Details of the Moto X Leaked

Another phone which details have been leaking all over the Internet before its official announcement is the Moto X. How does a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro dual-core 1.7GHz processor, 4.7-inch AMOLED screen, 10.5-megapixel camera, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac sound to you?

Pictures and Video of Possible Google Nexus 7 Successor Leaked (Update: Video of Retail Unit)

Pictures and Video of Possible Google Nexus 7 Successor Leaked (Update: Video of Retail Unit)

Thanks to Android Central (and its source), we now have by far the closest look at the long awaited Nexus 7 successor. Spoiler: Specs match what have been leaked so far.

Monday, 22 Jul 2013

Gmail Updated with Full-Screen Compose Option

Gmail Updated with Full-Screen Compose Option

Google has recently updated Gmail, giving the compose window the ability to go full-screen. This much requested feature will be rolling out to users in the next few days.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook Shipments Expected to Increase Dramatically

Chromebook shipments are expected to increase by two or even three folds in the second half of 2013. This is due to an increase in orders by current Chromebook manufacturers Lenovo, Acer, HP and Samsung, who are also said to be launching new Chromebooks.

Friday, 12 Jul 2013

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Next Generation Chrome Packaged Apps Blurs Line Between OS and Browser

Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.

Thursday, 11 Jul 2013

New Google Maps App Rolling Out to Smartphones and Tablets, Abandons Latitude and Check-ins

New Google Maps App Rolling Out to Smartphones and Tablets, Abandons Latitude and Check-ins

Google has announced a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets, which is also set to arrive on the iPhone and iPad in the near future.

Moto X Smartphone has Rumored US$500 Million Marketing Budget

Moto X Smartphone has Rumored US$500 Million Marketing Budget

Google is said to have allowed Motorola Mobility to spend US$500 million or more to market the upcoming Moto X smartphone globally. In 2012, Samsung and Apple spent S$400 million and US$333 million respectively on marketing mobile devices in the US.

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