NVIDIA reveals the HTC Nexus 9
Sep11

NVIDIA reveals the HTC Nexus 9

A rather uninteresting court case is happening at the moment where NVIDIA is accusing Qualcomm and Samsung (of course) of copying its processer technology. However, as part of the case the company gave the game away regarding the upcoming new Nexus tablet, laying bare some details about the unofficial device. NVIDIA had to supply the court a paper that showed the devices running its Tegra K1 processer, and interestingly one of the...

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Google Play now has a two hour app/game refund window
Sep11

Google Play now has a two hour app/game refund window

Google has taken a fairly big step in helping consumers get their money back if they get a paid app or game that they do not want. The company has revealed that there is now a two hour refund window on the Google Play Store, and while this feature has been back for some time, it is only today Google is making it widely known with an official update to its support page. Some of you who have been downloading apps on Android since the...

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Google responds to potential security risk
Sep11

Google responds to potential security risk

Internet and personal security are hot topics of late, or at least they are if you are a famous actress, and today Google had its own brush with a problem. Via a Russian based bitcoin forum 4 million Google username and password combinations were posted, but Mountain View has responded quickly to the problem. Google says that the breach had nothing to do with it, saying that there were no breaches of its own security systems so the...

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New FCC Google tablet is not a Nexus 7
Sep08

New FCC Google tablet is not a Nexus 7

For the last two years Google has worked with Taiwanese company ASUS to deliver the Nexus 7, an affordable small form factor tablet that has bags of quality too. However, it now looks like the Nexus 7 is no more, and any confusion that a new Google slate passing through the FCC should be put to rest now. The tablet in question was not an FCC filing for a Nexus device at all, and is instead the Google Project Tango slate. The device...

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Android One on the horizon
Aug27

Android One on the horizon

While Google was rolling out Android for everything (Car, Watch, Phone, Tablet etc.) at the company’s I/O developer conference in June, the company had plenty to talk about regarding Android One. This is the project that aims to bring more unity to the Android platform by giving companies in emerging markets the tools to create quality and affordable smartphones that run the newest versions of Android. At the moment, handsets made by...

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Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked
Aug26

Google’s Motorola built Nexus 6 benchmarked

Google is expected to announce a new Nexus 8 tablet built by HTC and a new Nexus 6 smartphone built by Motorola when the company launches Android L in the fall. The Nexus 6 will of course be the first smartphone to pack the L release of Android and today it has been revealed in a benchmark, revealing it to be a powerhouse handset. We also learned a little bit more about Android L along the way. The Nexus 6 will be built by Google’s...

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