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Google Nexus 10 shown on video, new lockscreen demoed

Google Nexus 10 shown on video, new lockscreen demoed

28 October, 2012 | comments (36)

The Samsung-made Google Nexus 10 tablet managed to get itself caught on camera yet again, after its video appeared the other day. The video is very short but does, briefly, show the new lockscreen layout and takes a quick look at the...


Google cancels October 29 event due to hurricane

Google cancels October 29 event due to hurricane

27 October, 2012 | comments (68)

Google's October 29 event has reportedly been cancelled after a state of emergency has been issued in the US due to the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which will be passing through New York City, Google's venue for the event. Although...


LG Nexus 4 confirmed by LG Head of Mobile Product Planning

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by LG Head of Mobile Product Planning

22 October, 2012 | comments (125)

In an interview with IBN Live LG's Head of Mobile Product Planning, Amit Gujral, has let slip that the much-anticipated and not-so-secret LG-made Nexus 4 is the real deal and it's going to be unveiled at Google's Android event come October 29...


Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

Google has its first $14B quarter but net income decreases

19 October, 2012 | comments (33)

Google's Q3 results came out earlier than planned and since they didn’t meet Wall Street's expectations, the company's shares dipped and trading of the stock had to be suspended temporarily. Google's shares ended the day 8% down. While not what...

Tags: Google, Android, Misc


Google sends out invites for an Android event on October 29

Google sends out invites for an Android event on October 29

18 October, 2012 | comments (64)

Google has just sent out invites to the media for an Android event to be held on October 29. The event will be in New York at 10:00 AM and will be streamed live on YouTube. As far as the purpose of the event is concerned, our psychic powers...


Google to cut even more jobs at Motorola Mobility

Google to cut even more jobs at Motorola Mobility

04 October, 2012 | comments (48)

Google continues the plan to bring its newly acquired Motorola Mobility back to profitability by optimizing the way the company operates. Unfortunately, for the Motorola employees, who still haven't been given the boot, Google plans to continue with...

Tags: Motorola, Google, Misc


Google evidently working on Play Store gift cards and wishlist

Google evidently working on Play Store gift cards and wishlist

16 August, 2012 | comments (15)

Google recently started seeding the latest v3.8.15 update to the Play Store app to Android devices. While on the surface the app seems to bring just minor UI changes, the file size was too great for such a minor change. The super sleuths at...


Motorola to lay off 20% of its workforce, focus on fewer devices

Motorola to lay off 20% of its workforce, focus on fewer devices

13 August, 2012 | comments (49)

Motorola Mobility has announced that it'll be giving the boot to 20 percent of its workforce in the coming months. This is one of the few restructuring steps the company is taking, after it went under Google's ownership. In addition to the...

Tags: Motorola, Google, Misc


Google posts Q2 report, things are looking good despite Moto loss

Google posts Q2 report, things are looking good despite Moto loss

20 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Today, Google posted its financial report for the three months ending in June and things are looking good for the software giant. The total revenue was $12.21 billion, representing a pretty huge increase of 35% compared to the second quarter of...

Tags: Google


Android 4.1.1 update for the Nexus S starts rolling out

Android 4.1.1 update for the Nexus S starts rolling out

20 July, 2012 | comments (118)

After some false hopes stirred by Vodafone Australia yesterday, it seems the international Nexus S is now finally getting its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean fix. An Android Police reader has reported receiving the 4.1.1 update on his GSM Nexus S (I9023)....


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

11 July, 2012 | comments (101)

We are not even mid-way through July and Google has already initiated the process of releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to Nexus devices as promised at the Google I/O. The first device to receive the update will be the GSM variant...


Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

10 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Google developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, also known as JBQ, has announced on Google Groups that Google is now releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean source code to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The name of the tagged release is...


Nokia says Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes its patents

Nokia says Google Nexus 7 tablet infringes its patents

03 July, 2012 | comments (88)

It appears that the patent wars between smartphone manufacturers are far from over as virtually every new device is said to infringe on someone else's patents now. And it appears that we are going to have a new big player involved as Nokia just...


Galaxy Nexus banned in the US, infringes on four Apple patents

Galaxy Nexus banned in the US, infringes on four Apple patents

29 June, 2012 | comments (423)

Apple has just been granted a temporary injunction against Galaxy Nexus sales in the United States. US Court ruled against Samsung in the patent case, which was initiated in February, but gets its first ruling just now. Judge Lucy Koh decided...


Google releases Chrome and Drive for iOS

Google releases Chrome and Drive for iOS

28 June, 2012 | comments (35)

Who said that Google's I/O conference isn't an important event for iOS users? Google just announced that it's adding iOS support to its Drive cloud storage service and Chrome web browser. Google's own cloud storage, which launched back in April,...

Tags: Google, iOS, Touch UI


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM leaked for the Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM leaked for the Galaxy Nexus

28 June, 2012 | comments (46)

It's just been over twelve hours since Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a signed copy of the OS has already been leaked online for the Galaxy Nexus. The leaked ROM is for 'takju', that is, the GSM Galaxy Nexus variant that has...


Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a healthy price reduction

27 June, 2012 | comments (57)

We already know that the Google Nexus 7 is arguably the sweetest way to get into the Android tablet realm. As powerful as it might be however, the slate cannot make phone calls. In on order to make sure you get that base covered in an appropriate...


Google announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

27 June, 2012 | comments (163)

The next major version of Android is here. Carrying the name Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 puts plenty of new features and performance updates to the table. Project Butter Firstly, Jelly Bean focuses on performance. More specifically,...


Google Nexus 7 is now official, comes in July for $199

Google Nexus 7 is now official, comes in July for $199

27 June, 2012 | comments (107)

Google officially unveiled the Nexus 7 tablet at the Google I/O Developer Conference in San Francisco. Manufactured by ASUS, this is Google's first take on a tablet of their own brand. As the name suggests, the Google Nexus 7 features a 7"...


Google I/O keynote speech is underway, watch it live here

Google I/O keynote speech is underway, watch it live here

27 June, 2012 | comments (16)

After Apple unveiled iOS 6 at its WWDC 2012 conference and Microsoft previewed WP8 at the Windows Phone Summit, it's now Google's turn to announce the latest release of its Android platform. The Google I/O event has just started and you can follow...