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  • January 5, 2013
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I’m not sure I know anyone who subscribes to magazines via Google Play Magazines, but with this new offer from Conde Nast I’m sure some will consider it. Android Police reported earlier today that Google is offering a new subscription option. They’ve finally started offering print subscribers free access to certain digital magazines. It looks…

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  • December 7, 2012
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Google has decided to start charging $50 per user, per year for companies that use Google Apps for businesses. Existing customers will not be charged this new fee and individuals can still open a free personal account. If you want to open a free trial of the business account, follow this link. What do you think…

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  • October 31, 2012
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Not satisfied with how well Siri answers your questions? Thanks to Google, there is now another option. Google has just released an updated version of their iPhone and iPad search app. The new app features improved voice recognition which will help you get the answers you need. I have not had a chance to try…

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  • October 21, 2012
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Google is going to be holding a press event 9 days from now and it looks like we might have some hint as to the news. First, the long rumored and accidentally confirmed Nexus 7 Android tablet with 32GB storage has been confirmed for the US market. One Staples employee is reporting over on the…

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  • October 18, 2012
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Google’s long term plans to become a content store took another stp forward today with the launch of a new magazine reading app for Chrome. This web browser and/or OS will now let you read magazines bought in Google Play. Supported features include a full screen mode, zoom, a table of contents, and not much…

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  • October 11, 2012
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Got a Nexus 7? I have a treat for you. Google has been rolling out updates for the 7″ tablet, with the first reports coming yesterday. They haven’t released all the details on what the update contains, but there have been reports of performance improvements, bug fixes, and increased stability. The one obvious change is…

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  • October 10, 2012
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Steve Jobs may have had issues with Google for allegedly copying some of the design of the iPhone, but apparently the feeling is not mutual. One Reddit user noticed earlier this week that the the Gmail app listing page in iTunes is showing a tribute to Steve Jobs.  As you can see in the screen shot…

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  • September 28, 2012
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In the past Google has added off-road Street Views of famous landmarks like Stonehenge and Versailles, taking you places that many could never afford to go. This week Google has expanded their collections of off-road Street Views to include several that are off dry land. Google has partnered with The Catlin Seaview Survey to bring…

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  • September 28, 2012
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Apparently Google has a problem with its ads being posted on sites that “distribute copyrighted materials.” (Never mind that this should mean they shouldn’t have ads on any sites, given that under the law any material that is created is instantly copyrighted to its creator.) Techdirt’s Mike Masnick posts about technical author Cody Jackson, who…

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  • September 27, 2012
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Google’s Android developers team runs a weekly App Clinic on YouTube, a free app design education that you can access right now. Google’s Louis Gray introduced the series at a Social Media Week in Los Angeles. The series includes nearly an hour-long breakdown of apps in different categories–exploring best practices and design tips for these…