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Android Wear: Google Reveals New Wearable Tech

Android Wear is a platform designed for smartwatches

Google has unveiled a new version of its Android operating system called Android Wear, designed specifically for use in wearable devices, as the firm seeks to provide developers with tools to build apps for new hardware form factors. Google has unveiled a new version of its Android operating system called Android Wear, designed specifically for use in wearable devices, as the firm seeks to provide developers with tools to build apps for new hardware form factors. 0 Comments

Android Device Manager Finds Your Lost or Stolen Smartphone

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The Android Device Manager feature, which is similar to Apple's Find My iPhone app, lets users of Android smartphones and tablets locate and remotely wipe the device if it is lost or stolen, a feature long called for by Android users. The Android Device Manager feature, which is similar to Apple's Find My iPhone app, lets users of Android smartphones and tablets locate and remotely wipe the device if it is lost or stolen, a feature long called for by Android users. 0 Comments

Facebook Home Hits 500,000 Downloads, Getting Negative User Reviews

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With 500,000 downloads in nine days, only about 0.05 percent of Facebook's user base is using the service. Facebook Home hasn't had great initial reviews on the Google Play store from the majority of users. The app has a lowly two star rating. With 500,000 downloads in nine days, only about 0.05 percent of Facebook's user base is using the service. Facebook Home hasn't had great initial reviews on the Google Play store from the majority of users. The app has a lowly two star rating. 0 Comments

Facebook Welcomes Home, A New Social Phone for Android

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The Facebook phone will arrive on April 12, giving the social network giant a new window into its users' mobile habits and a more consistent, always-on connection for members of the Facebook community. Search won't be exclusive to any one provider The Facebook phone will arrive on April 12, giving the social network giant a new window into its users' mobile habits and a more consistent, always-on connection for members of the Facebook community. Search won't be exclusive to any one provider 0 Comments

Is YouTube Tuning Up a Music Streaming Service?

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YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a music streaming service later this year to compete with Spotify that will be tightly knit into Google Play and the Android ecosystem, will apparently offer both free and paid-for subscription models. YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a music streaming service later this year to compete with Spotify that will be tightly knit into Google Play and the Android ecosystem, will apparently offer both free and paid-for subscription models. 0 Comments

Google to Sell Android Tablets via New Online Store?

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Google will reportedly launch a new budget Nexus Tablet aimed at the same market as Amazon's Kindle Fire. Google may launch its own-brand tablet device, which will be made by "existing partners", through a new online store by the end of the year. Google will reportedly launch a new budget Nexus Tablet aimed at the same market as Amazon's Kindle Fire. Google may launch its own-brand tablet device, which will be made by "existing partners", through a new online store by the end of the year. 0 Comments

Tide Turning Against Google in Android Patent Wars

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Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. 0 Comments

Yandex, Not Bing, Becomes Default Windows Phone Search Engine in Russia

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Yandex has officially become the default search engine on Windows Phone-based handsets in Russia. Russia's largest search engine has entered a partnership with both Microsoft and many major phone manufacturers including Nokia, Samsun and HTC. Yandex has officially become the default search engine on Windows Phone-based handsets in Russia. Russia's largest search engine has entered a partnership with both Microsoft and many major phone manufacturers including Nokia, Samsun and HTC. 0 Comments

Buffy the Facebook Phone: iPhone & Android Slayer?

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There is a new Chosen One. It alone will stand against Apple, Google, and the forces of darkness. It is the Facebook phone, code-name: Buffy. Coming in 12-18 months. The much-rumored Facebook phone will run on a heavily modified version of Android. There is a new Chosen One. It alone will stand against Apple, Google, and the forces of darkness. It is the Facebook phone, code-name: Buffy. Coming in 12-18 months. The much-rumored Facebook phone will run on a heavily modified version of Android. 0 Comments

Steve Jobs Was Ready to Go "Thermonuclear" on Android Threat

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In the newly released biography of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson, Jobs is quoted as stating that Android's use of Apple's ideas equated to "grand theft," and that Jobs was "willing to go thermonuclear war on this." In the newly released biography of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson, Jobs is quoted as stating that Android's use of Apple's ideas equated to "grand theft," and that Jobs was "willing to go thermonuclear war on this." 0 Comments

Android Patent Wars Continue, Ice Cream Sandwich Coming Soon

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HTC is suing Apple with patents transferred from Google as a defense against Apple's lawsuit. Meanwhile, Acer and Viewsonic have signed patent licensing agreements with Microsoft. And Android Ice Cream Sandwich is due in October or November. HTC is suing Apple with patents transferred from Google as a defense against Apple's lawsuit. Meanwhile, Acer and Viewsonic have signed patent licensing agreements with Microsoft. And Android Ice Cream Sandwich is due in October or November. 0 Comments