LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Reviewed

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Android fans have plenty to look forward if they're planning on getting an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. Despite using the same hardware as the original LG G Pad 8.3, the Google Play edition is much truer to the Android philosophy. For instance, while the first version runs the Optimus 3.0 … [Read more...]

Google Nexus 5 Review

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We talked about Nexus 5 a lot when it came out, but we never did a proper review of it, did we? Here is how things stand - every year, Google chooses a silicon vendor and a hardware partner. Then, they release a new Nexus phone that operates a newer version of Android. This year, it's the Nexus 5. … [Read more...]

Dreamcast emulator available at the Play Store

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Those of you who were fans of the popular console back in the day will be happy to hear about 'reicast', a working Dreamcast emulator for Android. Although this is just the alpha version, it still works well enough to warrant an installation. To sum it up roughly, reicast is the Android-based … [Read more...]

Vital privacy feature removed from Android as Google claims accidental release

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Android users everywhere rejoiced recently when they discovered a new app privacy feature called App Ops that was added in Android 4.3. This feature prevented apps from collecting sensitive information from the device, a function that many users were putting much hope into. Not long after the … [Read more...]

Nexus 5 is currently being sold by Google with an improved body

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The general consensus regarding the Nexus 5 is that it does its job well and has no major issues. Even so, there have been some complaints about the device's sturdiness and stability. For instance, some users have complained about how easy it is to press the power button by mistake, the same being … [Read more...]

Google unveils LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition

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The GPe versions of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 have been released yesterday by Google, in an effort to extent its Google Play edition program to Android tablets. Interestingly enough, both of these products are already available via the Play Store within the United States.The LG G … [Read more...]

Latest Google Play Books update opens books faster and allows direct uploads from any device

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It used to be that you had to go to Google's website to upload a book, well not anymore. The latest 3.1.17 update for Google Play Books allows you to upload your books straight from your favorite device. This has been quite an issue in the past, as independent authors often had difficulties when … [Read more...]

Turn uploaded photo spheres into interactive maps with Street View

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We are of course talking about Google maps and its latest feature that allows you to create your own street view using a photo sphere. Uploading and sharing photo spheres has been possible for quite a while now, but it wasn't until yesterday that spheres could be used to create street views.You … [Read more...]

Google search now capable of opening apps with relevant results

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If you are the type of person who uses Google a lot, you will be pleased to now that a new update for the popular search engine has been made. From now on, users searching for a piece of information can now choose to be presented with links to open apps that contain information similar to what they … [Read more...]