Tag Archives: Google

Google Play Will Soon Add Wish-lists, Gift Cards

All I have to say about this is —- finally, FINALLY Google is set to unveil gift cards for the Google Play store. Gift cards are something that Apple has long since done for iTunes and is long overdue for Google’s own app store, thankfully that’s about to change. First things first though as Android Police dove into the new Google Play store v3.8.15 APK and uncovered the first bit of evidence that … [read full article]

Google Launches Official Android Blog, Says Goodbye To Google Mobile

A sappy goodbye and a big hello as Google has officially retired the @googlemobile Twitter account and blog all while introducing a brand new Android blog dedicated to all things, well Android. The brand new Official Blog for Android will bring “news and notes from the Android team.” The new official Android blog will be a welcome addition to the mix of all the unofficial Android blogs roaming the badlands, including ourselves with … [read full article]

Google Confirms Galaxy Nexus Pulled From Shelves Due To Injunction

In a non-surprising move, Google has confirmed to ABC News that the Galaxy Nexus was pulled off the market due to the recent injunction granted to Apple. For its part, Google said it would begin selling the Galaxy Nexus again next week with the latest Android ROM, Jelly bean, which addresses the issues in dispute. Google had mentioned as of the most recent court decision that … [read full article]

There Are 11 Patents Causing Friction Between Apple, Google And Their Partners

With all the talk of Android and Apple lawsuits lately, we’re forgetting that Microsoft has played a part in this mess as well, forcing at least some Android partners into licensing agreements due to patent infringements. Still, we wanted to know more about the patents currently causing all of this friction and thanks to Intellectual Property expert and Foss Patent guru Florian Mueller, who put together a list of the 11 patents, both … [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]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Officially Announced, Available Mid-July For Galaxy Nexus Owners

Just a little over two hours ago, Google made Android 4.1 Jelly Bean a reality and the latest version of Android brings a bunch of new and improved features. Take a speedier interface, or a higher system frame rate and combine it with some architecture rework and you should have a smoother Android experience, smooth like “butter.” Perhaps Google Now will interest … [read full article]

Google Announces Nexus 7 Tablet, Offers Some Heavy Competition To Kindle Fire

We’ve been waiting for Google to announce the Nexus 7 tablet all day, and our wish is now granted as Google has unveiled their first self-branded tablet, running stock Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Manufactured by Asus, the tablet features high-end specs with a presumably low-end price with a super slim profile and design. Full Specs: 1280 x 800 HD display Tegra … [read full article]