LG G Pad 8.3 vs Nexus 7 (2013)

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The Google Nexus 7 is arguably one of the best Android tablets available today, and is a staple in the Android tablet market, but today Google announced some serious competition. Instead of a new Nexus 10 2, or a Nexus 8, we have an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition. After a few reports […]

LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition Arrives to Challenge Nexus 7

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This morning we reported on some exciting news that Google was preparing to offer Google Edition tablets on the Play Store running stock Android, just like they did earlier this year with the Galaxy S4 and HTC One, and it’s now official. LG and Google just announced the LG G Pad 8.3-inch flagship tablet as […]

Nexus 8 Revealed as Google Play Edition LG Tablet

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Following a successful launch of the Nexus 7 this year, many were expecting Google to follow suit and deliver a new Nexus 10 2 tablet for the holiday season. We’ve been following reports and rumors of a new Nexus 10, or possibly even a Nexus 8, but today the latter portion has been debunked, and […]

How to Get the iOS 7 Parallax Effect on Android

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The so called “parallax effect” or scrolling in iOS 7 is a neat new feature that brings a dynamic and fancy 3D look to your smartphone homescreen and wallpapers, and when you tilt or move your device the image moves around icons and almost appears 3D. Like you’re looking through a window into your device. […]

Google Play Store 4.5.10 Hands On With New Features

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A brand new version of the Google Play Store is rolling out this week. One with plenty of minor changes and a decent list of new features. Overall the look and feel will remain the same, but there’s a few key new additions that should improve the overall experience. Google’s been busy this week with […]

Nexus 5 in Stock on Google Play with 1-2 Day Shipping

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As many of you know, Google’s Nexus 5 flagship smartphone was announced back on October 31st, and quickly became available on the Google Play Store for customers to try and purchase. We say try because it sold out quick, and has been slowly getting out of reach with shipping times slipping into 4-5 week delays. […]

$25 Google Play Credit When You Buy a Nexus 7 Online

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If you’re thinking about adding a Nexus 7 Tablet to your holiday wish list, Google is getting into the holiday discount card spirit with a new offer that might entice you.┬áThe offer is a simple one. Buy a Nexus 7 Tablet and get $25 in Google Play credit to use for purchasing Apps, Movies, or […]

Nexus 5 Returns to the Play Store as Shipping Slips to December

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The Nexus 5 is an extremely popular smartphone considering it comes in at only $349 right from the Google Play Store. Such a good deal means customers will jump all over it, and that’s exactly what happened as the 16GB Nexus 5 has been sold out for the better part of a week. Today things […]

Google Play Store on BlackBerry Rumors Put to Rest

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Over the past few days and this weekend rumors started floating around, as well as some pictures, reportedly showing proof that Google and its Android Play Store were headed to BlackBerry, which could potentially save the ailing company. The rumors went as far as to say the Google Play Store was coming to BlackBerry 10, […]

New Nexus 7 Sleeve Cases Hit Google Play For $29

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Since first being announced earlier this summer Google’s new Nexus 7 didn’t have a lot of official cases or accessories. Yes, they quickly made some flip cases available, but they weren’t cheap coming in at $50. Now users will have the option for a much more wallet-friendly protective sleeve. Today one more official accessory hit […]

Nexus 5 Availability Slips on Google Play

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In a similar fashion as the Nexus 4 last year, Google’s new Nexus 5 released just yesterday is already sold out from the Google Play Store. After just a few short hours of being listed and available online we quickly saw shipping times slip, and eventually the white 16GB went out of stock. Now less […]

Motorola Camera App Hits Google Play, Brings Updates Without Carriers

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This morning Motorola issued an update to the Moto X that is delivering some serious improvements to the camera, only we’ve seen this update before. Arriving for the Moto X on multiple carriers was a recent update, which included multiple camera fixes and improvements. Today though, following in Google’s footsteps, Motorola released the app and […]

Nexus 5 Orders Already Shipping Out

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This afternoon Google finally announced the new Nexus 5 smartphone running the all-new Android 4.4 KitKat. After months of rumors, leaks, and speculation surrounding the release date the device appeared in the Play Store and quickly started selling out. Google’s new Nexus 5 was rumored for an unveil today, but wouldn’t be available until tomorrow, […]

Nexus 5 Announcement Tipped to Arrive Today (Update)

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With Google’s Nexus 5 smartphone and Android 4.4 KitKat still leaking by the hour, we’re getting another round of leaks and release details this evening. With the release date still up in the air, and a potential announcement coming soon, another round of images have appeared today. Courtesy of Twitter user @GavinPhelan12 we’re getting a […]

Google Play Store Changes Prepare For Nexus 5 Launch

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If the latest tips, reports, and suggestions are correct Google will be unveiling the new Nexus 5 smartphone and Android 4.4 KitKat sometime tomorrow, followed by a release in early November. We’ve heard November 1st multiple times, everything is lined up and ready to go, and today Google’s made some key changes to the Play […]

Google Play Store 4.4 Update Rolling Out Now, KitKat Up Next

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Over the past two or three weeks we’ve seen Google update every one of its major applications on Android. From YouTube, Gmail, Hangouts, Maps and more, and now the latest one is the Google Play Store. Last week we shared details regarding a brand new slightly redesigned Google Play Store, and today it’s officially hitting […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Will Bring a New Google Play Store

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Lately the entire Android world has been talking about the update to 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, not to mention rumor after rumor of when it will arrive. This afternoon something different has surfaced, which is a look at the brand new somewhat redesigned Google Play Store (formerly Android Market) that will arrive with […]

Google Putting Tablet Apps Front and Center in November

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This afternoon the Android and Google Play Store developer team took to their Official Android Developers Blog to not only confirm more than 70 million Android tablets have been activated, but that they’ll soon be focusing additional effort and space in the Play Store to highlight tablet apps. Google announced that later next month, starting […]

How to Disable Automatic App Updates on Android

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Having automatic app updates is a smart and convenient way to keep your device up-to-date with the latest and greatest. Not to mention there’s no need for user interaction. The only problem is not everyone wants their apps to be updated automatically, especially if you’re on a smaller mobile data plan. That and general updates […]

Google Needs Better Play Store Management as Fake BBM Apps Confuse Customers

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Ahead of when the BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, app is slated to debut for Android customers tomorrow, September 21, Google’s Play Store already lists at least a handful of BBM apps. While there are always third-party knock-offs or similarly named apps listed in the Play Store many times, the situation with the BBM app highlights […]