Google Nexus 7 Tablet Will Sell at Cost

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The story of ASUS and Google’s team development of the Google Nexus 7 Tablet started circulating around the web soon after the Google I/O 2012 Keynote at which Google unveiled the Kindle Fire-like device. It turns out the Nexus 7 will sell at cost and took about 4 months to make. Google sells the device […]

Google I/O 2012 Announcement Roundup: Hits and Misses

Google did not announce Google Drive for iPhone and iPad.

The Google I/O 2012 keynote has come and gone and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a look back at what Google announced. This year, consumers and attendees and viewers of the Google I/O keynote were treated to a host of announcements about new Google products. On the list are Android 4.1 Jelly […]

Google Chrome for Android ICS Leaves Beta

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Google announced today that the Google Chrome for Android browser left beta today. This first stable version of the mobile browser for Android will show up in the Google Play Store for users of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above only. In other words the majority of Android users can’t download it at this […]

Google TV Ignored In Favor of Google Nexus Q

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At the Google I/O 2012 Keynote, we heard nothing about Google TV despite some pre-keynote rumors. Instead they showed off an Apple TV-style device called Google Nexus Q. I hoped to hear something that would pump new life into Google TV, since I’m an owner of a Logitech Revue. I even planned to pull it […]

Google Play Store Adds TV Shows and Magazine Subscriptions

Google Play adds tv shows and magazine subscriptions

At Google I/O 2012, the company showed off some of the new features included in their new Google Play Store, including the ability to buy Movies, TV shows, books and magazine subscriptions. Google recently changed the name of their app store from the Google Market to Google Play, which includes apps, music, movies and books […]

Android PDK Means Phone Updates Should Come Out Faster

Google now activates 400,000 Android devices a day.

Google wants to stop the endless cycle of users waiting for updates to come to their phones with the new Android Platform Development Kit (PDK). Google’s new Android PDK is a collection of tools to help manufacturers port Android to their devices. Google will release the PDK to developers a few months before it launches […]

Google By the Numbers: Android, Google Play, Google+

Google now activates 400,000 Android devices a day.

Today at their Google I/O 2012 Event for developers, Google announced some significant numbers. Hugo Berra of Google took the stage and bragged that the company’s Android device activations grew a lot over the last two years. Compared with 400,000 activations of Android smartphones and tablets by this time in 2011 and 1 Million devices in 2012, […]

Google I/O 2012: What to Expect

Will Google announced Drive for iPhone and iPad?

Tomorrow, at the Moscone Center in San Fransisco, Google kicks off Google I/O, its annual developers conference. The conference will be full of workshops and sessions for developers but it will also play host to several expected announcements that will intrigue consumers as well. At 9:30am sharp, Google executives will take the stage and likely […]

Google I/O 2012 Moved to June, Now Three Days Long

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Normally, Google I/O takes place in April and it lasts for two days. Such was the case with this year’s conference. Next year though, Google will be changing things up a bit as it has announced that Google I/O 2012 will take place over the course of three days and that it will be moved […]