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Public Service Reminder: Watch Google’s I/O Three-Hour Keynote Live

Google I/O is just under two hours away and as is standard Google, there’s a live-stream for your viewing pleasure. Will they announce a Galaxy S 4 “Google Edition?” How about a Nexus 4 with T-Mobile-ready LTE bands? How about a unified chat service? Watch it all go down live…just prepare yourself for a lengthy three-hour keynote. In other words, no bathroom breaks allowed. … [read full article]

Samsung, Google To Announce “Google Edition” Galaxy S 4 With Stock Android?

Hello giant rumor, but this one comes from Russell Holly over at Geek.com, an individual I believe would not post such a rumor just for the sake of getting the internet all riled up. According to Russell’s tipster, the “Google Edition” Galaxy S 4 is pretty much exactly what it sounds like…Galaxy S 4 hardware with stock Android software, right out of the box. The device is being developed as a way to … [read full article]

Google’s Biggest Event Of The Year, I/O Kicks Off Tomorrow…Watch It Live

Google’s I/O event kicks off tomorrow morning and it’s the single biggest Android/Chrome event of the year. It’ll be hard to top last years skydiving with Google Glass, and Android chief Sundar Pichai has already tempered expectations for new hardware. Still, we expect to see at least Android 4.3 Jelly Bean bringing some new features and hopefully some improved ones … [read full article]

Google’s New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Speaks Out Before Google I/O

We’re set to see a lot more of Sundar Pichai in his new role as the head of Android later this week at Google’s I/O keynote. Before that, Pichai spoke to Wired and talked a little about what we will see later this week, the future of Android, slow Android updates and how Android and Chrome can live together. On Samsung being so dominant: I realize this gets played up in … [read full article]

Newly Leaked LG Smartphone Could Be The LG G2, Nexus 5, Or The Batphone

With the release of this brand new Mr Blurrycam shot courtesy of famed leaked @evleaks, the internet is all abuzz as to what this device could be. Does it have hardware buttons? Is it the Nexus 5? Will we see this at Google I/O. It’s safe to say the rumor mill is taking this image and running wild, perhaps rightfully so, it’s a beautiful looking piece of hardware. However, I’m questioning … [read full article]

Google Now Official Landing Page Now Online For Your Perusal

In my eyes, one of, if not the single best feature announced by Google yesterday during the day one I/O keynote was the introduction of Google Now. Google’s new card-based system will personalize your life, learn your habits, searches, today’s weather needs, anticipate your traffic concerns, guess your local transit direction needs and so much more. Google’s official landing page for their Now service is —- now live and you can head on … [read full article]

Google Adds Movies, TV Shows And Magazines To Google Play Store

Google is making some big changes, or rather some big additions to their Google Play store today with the with the introduction of movie purchases, TV episodes or entire seasons and magazine subscriptions. Magazines will include single issues or subscriptions with many popular titles including 14 day free trials. All of these features are available on the Google Play store today on the smartphone, web or tablet. Developing…

Android Is Enjoying Ridiculous Growth, 1 Million Daily Activations

So how Android is doing these days? I’d say pretty well considering they are at 400 million total Android device activations, up from 100 million activations from Google I/O 2011? That’s a pretty big jump, hell that’s a HUGE jump. Even better? More than 1 million Android devices are being activated every day, at a rate of 12 per second. Yeah, Android is growing. Image Credit: @PhoneDog_Aaron