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Google toying with Try Before You Buy Android app trials
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Google toying with Try Before You Buy Android app trials

Google is apparently looking at a new way to try out apps in Google Play, with a new report from paywalled site The Information stating that Google is looking at allowing customers to try out features without having to commit to downloading a full app. With Android One now enticing the ‘next 5 billion’, Google is looking at new ways[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play, Google Services by at 8:09 am on October 9, 2014
Google opens up Android Wear Help Forums to the masses

Google opens up Android Wear Help Forums to the masses

Google has always maintained help forums for their products, the forums cover a range of topics at all skill levels for their customers. From Nexus, to Chromecast and even AdSense, you’ll find forums to get help for most Google Products, and now they’ve opened their Android Wear forum. The forums are a fountain of knowledge about all the Google Products,[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Google Services by at 7:54 am on October 9, 2014
HTC Asia President Jack Tong names the Nexus 9 – affirms HTC commitment to tablet market
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HTC Asia President Jack Tong names the Nexus 9 – affirms HTC commitment to tablet market

The HTC built Nexus 9 is apparently going to be released quite soon, although exactly when is up for discussion. There’s obviously a lot of official secrecy surrounding the tablet, but this hasn’t stopped HTC Asia President Jack Tong from discussing the tablet with press in New York. Mr Tong, has apparently advised assembled press that the Nexus 9 is[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 7:41 am on October 9, 2014
HTC announce the RE an action sports camera
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HTC announce the RE an action sports camera

HTC has announced a second piece of hardware at their ‘Double Exposure’ event this morning, launching the RE an action sports camera. The tiny little handheld camera is designed to fit comfortably in your hand, but can be mounted on a number of accessories that HTC is bringing to market when the camera launches. The camera looks like a small[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera by at 7:30 am on October 9, 2014
HTC announces the Desire Eye with a 13MP camera on the front and rear
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HTC announces the Desire Eye with a 13MP camera on the front and rear

HTC is currently in the midst of their ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York and has just announced their new Desire Eye phone. The specs for the HTC Desire Eye are basically as we saw earlier this week, which includes a 5.2″ 1080P FullHD display, and powered by a quad-core 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, the phone also has 2GB[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:46 am on October 9, 2014
Three more Android apps now available officially on ChromeOS

Three more Android apps now available officially on ChromeOS

After announcing that Android Apps would be coming to ChromeOS back at Google I/O, it took a while but finally arrived last month with Vine, Evernote, DuoLino and SightWords. Of course unofficially, there’s been many more, but Google has today released three more including Onefootball, CloudMagic and Podcast Addict. These newest Android apps use the official Android Runtime for Chrome[Read More…]

in Apps, Chrome OS by at 6:30 am on October 9, 2014
Backdrop for Chromecast goes live with your  favorite photo albums from Google+
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Backdrop for Chromecast goes live with your favorite photo albums from Google+

Back at Google I/O, Google announced new functionality coming to Chromecast that would embellish the current crop of beautiful imagery that’s displayed as a screensaver when your Chromecast isn’t ‘casting’. Called Backdrop it promised to allow you to add a range of new sources to show, this morning, Google has announced the feature is live. There’s a few new places[Read More…]

in Apps, Chromecast by at 6:17 am on October 9, 2014
Humble Mobile Bundle 9 goes live with 6 great games
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Humble Mobile Bundle 9 goes live with 6 great games

The Humble Mobile Bundle 9 has gone live this morning and it’s brought six games to the table which are sure to pique your interest. There’s some top notch titles included for whichever price you want to pay, including Syberia, Neroshima Hex, Bardbarian: Golden Axe Edition. If you want to pay above the average, which stands at US$2.87 at the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:03 am on October 9, 2014
Samsung Gear Live arrives at Officeworks for $199
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Samsung Gear Live arrives at Officeworks for $199

Looks like the price of the Gear Live may be due an update soon, with a second retailer offering the Android Wear watch for a sub-$200 price. Officeworks in their latest catalogue is offering the Gear Live for just $199, mirroring the GoodGuys who started selling the watch at $198 last month. Just like the Play Store, the watch is[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Bargains by at 4:16 pm on October 8, 2014
MTP connections now live in Stable channel on ChromeOS

MTP connections now live in Stable channel on ChromeOS

Google has begun slowly introducing more cross platform connectivity options between ChromeOS and Android. They’ve so far introduced Android apps on ChromeOS, and they’ve also been working on allowing Android owners the option to connect their Android devices to Chromebooks. This feature update has been coming to Chromebooks since May, when Google first introduced it to the ChromeOS Dev Channel[Read More…]

in Chrome OS, News by at 3:41 pm on October 8, 2014