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Google tipped to replace Nexus family with Android Silver lineup

Google tipped to replace Nexus family with Android Silver lineup

29 April, 2014 | comments (76)

According to a report in The Information, Google plans to stop offering Nexus devices. The search giant will replace the lineup with a new family of high-end devices dubbed Android Silver. With Android Silver, Google will aim to further...


Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

22 April, 2014 | comments (75)

Google will aid Samsung’s legal defense in the currently ongoing trial against Apple as part of a contractual obligation between the two tech behemoths. A Google lawyer who testified during the currently going trial revealed the arrangement. ...

Tags: Google, Apple, Android, iOS


Google revenues are up 19% in the first quarter

Google revenues are up 19% in the first quarter

17 April, 2014 | comments (9)

Google announced another winning quarter – the $15.4 billion in revenue for the first quarter of 2014 was 19% up year on year. Of course, the sale of Motorola Mobility was a big event for Google in Q1. The search giant will continue handling profits...

Tags: Google, Motorola


Google's modular Ara smartphone to arrive in 2015

Google's modular Ara smartphone to arrive in 2015

16 April, 2014 | comments (92)

Google released the Module Developers Kit (MDK) for its Project Ara smartphone last week, and now more news has surfaced about the modular device. In December, the company will release an Android update for Ara devices, followed by the release of...

Tags: Google, Android


Google releases official Project Ara Module Developers Kit

Google releases official Project Ara Module Developers Kit

09 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Google officially released its first Project Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK). The MDK gives a better understanding of the platform and provides developers with guidelines for creating components for the modular smartphone. The MDK...

Tags: Google, Android


Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 availability expands over six EU markets

19 March, 2014 | comments (27)

The LG Nexus 5 went official on the last day of October last year, but its official Play Store availability has remained rather scarce. Sure, you can get it through various retailers almost anywhere, but the price tag is usually much higher...

Tags: Google, LG, Asus, Android


Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

Google announces Android Wear, LG is making a smartwatch

18 March, 2014 | comments (38)

Google has announced it is working on Android Wear - a special Android version for wearable devices. Naturally the first target group of Android Wear is smartwatches, but the OS focus will expand to even more gadgets soon. Android Wear is a...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Project Ara component swapping gets demoed

Project Ara component swapping gets demoed

01 March, 2014 | comments (104)

Google's Project Ara has gotten a lot of attention recently with the announcement of the developer conference due on April 15-16. Happily, at the LAUNCH tech conference one of the Project Ara team members spent a juicy 25 minutes to talk about the...


Google targets $50 entry price tag for Project Ara smartphone

Google targets $50 entry price tag for Project Ara smartphone

27 February, 2014 | comments (57)

According to a report in Time, Google’s project Ara smartphone could arrive in early 2015 with an entry price tag of $50. The search giant retained the team behind the project when it sold Motorola to Lenovo last month. The affordable price...

Tags: Google


Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

Google announces Project Ara conference on April 15-16

27 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Google is keenly working on Project Ara, a new endeavor to build a modular smartphone, which was started while Motorola was part of the company, and Google has scheduled an Ara Developers' Conference on April 15-16. The event will take place...

Tags: Google, Android


Google I/O kicks off June 25 in San Francisco

Google I/O kicks off June 25 in San Francisco

20 February, 2014 | comments (6)

Google's I/O Developers Conference is coming on June 25 through June 26. It will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. The news was shared by Google's SVP Sundar Pichai. Google has changed the registration process, so you...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


Google releases Q4 and fiscal year 2013 earnings

Google releases Q4 and fiscal year 2013 earnings

30 January, 2014 | comments (26)

The team at Google should be all smiles today as the mega-giant corporation saw their profits raise by 17% from last year. The company's total revenue was a staggering $16.86 Billion for Q4 2013 alone. Larry Page, CEO of Google, had this to...

Tags: Google


A batch of red LG Nexus 5 units caught on camera

A batch of red LG Nexus 5 units caught on camera

27 January, 2014 | comments (21)

LG might be readying new colorful edition for the Nexus 5 flagship after all. First we saw what seemed to be an official Play Store listing with six new colors - yellow, red, blue, green, orange, and purple. Unfortunately this turned out to be fake....

Tags: LG, Google, Android, Rumors


Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

Android 4.4 for Galaxy Note 3 now seeding in India and Baltic region

24 January, 2014 | comments (212)

Poland and its S800-based Galaxy Note 3 unites were the first to taste the Android 4.4 KitKat with the latest TouchWiz upgrade. It seems the update has had no major issues as now Samsung is pushing it to other regions as well. The...


Red Nexus 5 caught in the wild, yellow version coming too

Red Nexus 5 caught in the wild, yellow version coming too

24 January, 2014 | comments (18)

Yesterday we informed you about new possible flavors of the Nexus 5. Later we got a word the actual video showing these new color options in the Play Store is fake. Well, it seems there is still hope for new Nexus 5 flavors after all. Today a...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod goes on sale on December 24

20 December, 2013 | comments (9)

The CyanogenMod Oppo N1 has officially passed Google's compatibility test suite. This is the first CyanogenMod device to do so and the achievement gives the phone access to the Google Play Store, where it can download apps...

Tags: Oppo, Google, Android


Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

17 December, 2013 | comments (40)

After Android 4.4.2 KitKat update made its way to the LG G Pad 8.3, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, today it's rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition as well. The update comes with a number of bug fixes, with the most...

Tags: Sony, Google, Android


Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

Google's Nexus 5 gets a hardware refresh

13 December, 2013 | comments (63)

The LG-made Nexus 5 flagship by Google has received some minor manufacturing adjustments that aim to improve upon its build quality. New Nexus 5s shipped will feature larger speaker and microphone holes along the bottom of the display, as well as...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

10 December, 2013 | comments (135)

Shortly after the 4.4.1 update, Google has now started rolling out the 4.4.2 update for the Nexus devices. Whereas the previous update focused on improving the camera performance on the Nexus 5, the latest one merely includes bug fixes. There...

Tags: Google, Android


Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

09 December, 2013 | comments (44)

We are spending more and more time online and our communications are steadily moving to the constantly-connected space. But as is uncovered constantly said space is in persistent threat of unsanctioned spying and general breaching of privacy by...