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These Are The Top Five Features Of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Today Google announced the latest version of its mobile operating system: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It’s an incremental upgrade — a number of valuable features have been added, but there’s no real revamp to be seen. Still, these features are incredibly competitive, and in many ways threaten Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6. Google’s voice transcription and search now has ...

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Barnstorming SBA Chief Makes Obama's Case for Small Business

Since President Barack Obama took office, the White House has pushed a series of policies intended to help small businesses battered by the recession: expanded help getting bank loans, a pledge to cut red tape, and, most recently, looser rules for raising money and going public. Now, with the economy at the center of Obama’s bid for a second term, his chief small business adviser is trying to convince business ow...

27 Jun 6:58 PM 0 Read More...

Google Glass Explorer Edition Available For Pre-Order At Google I/O, $1,500 And Shipping Next Year

Google Glass is real and will soon be shipping. Sergey Brin just took the stage at Google I/O, won the Internet with an amazing skydiving demo of the device and then announced that Google Glass is available for pre-ordering. Named Glass Explorer Edition, it’s available to those at Google I/O and costs a whopping $1,500. Plus, the device will not ship until next year. But Google Glass is rea...

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Google Glass Explorer Edition Available For Pre-Order At Google I/O, $1500 And Shipping Next Year

Google Glass is real and will soon be shipping. Sergey Brin just took the stage at Google I/O, won the Internet with an amazing skydiving demo of the device and then announced that Google Glass is available for pre-ordering. Named Explorer Edition, it’s available to those at Google I/O and it costs a whopping $1500. Plus, the device will not ship until next year. But Google Glass is real. This is b...

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Google Wins The Internet With A Live Skydiving Demo Of Google Glass

Well, that was unexpected. Google’s Sergey Brin just stepped on stage at Moscone West to deliver a demo of Google Glass, and it involves a Google+ hangout conducted via their connected eyewear. Oh, and some guys just jumped out of a plane. “Being able to share what you’re seeing is amazing,” Brin said. Four skydivers all equipped with Google Glass hardware are just plummeted toward th...

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Google Wins The Internet With A Live Skydiving Demo Of Google Glass (Now With Video!)

Well, that was unexpected. Google’s Sergey Brin just stepped on stage at Moscone West to deliver a demo of Google Glass, and it involves a Google+ hangout conducted via their connected eyewear. Oh, and some guys just jumped out of a plane. “Being able to share what you’re seeing is amazing,” Brin said. Four skydivers all equipped with Google Glass hardware just plummeted toward the gr...

27 Jun 6:09 PM 0 Read More...

Google+ Now Has A Tablet Version, Events, 250M Users, 75M Daily, More Mobile Than Desktop

Today at Google I/O, Google announced it has 250 million total users, 150 million monthly users, and 75 million daily users, with more usage from mobile than desktop. It released an Android tablet version too, and an iPad version is coming soon.  Both as well and Google+ for Android smartphones offer brand new navigation, a new ribbon bar, new notifications, and brand new profiles. Google+ ...

27 Jun 5:54 PM 0 Read More...

Google Adds Movie Purchases, TV Shows, And Magazines To Google Play

The Google Play store already had thousands of movies for rent, as well as millions of songs from major labels available for purchase. It also had a pretty extensive collection of e-books — the largest in the industry, Google claims. But it’s bringing even more content to its Google Play store, with the added availability of movie purchases, TV shows, and magazines on Android devices. Tha...

27 Jun 5:31 PM 0 Read More...

Google Now: Real-Time Updates And Notifications For Android

Android users are about to get access to updates and notifications based on their preferences and real-time data, thanks to a cool-looking new feature called Google Now. It’s one of the new features in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean unveiled this morning at Google I/O. Demonstrators described it as a feature that “gets to the right information at the right time… automatically.” To explain how...

27 Jun 5:22 PM 0 Read More...

Google Play: 600K Apps, 1.5B Installs Per Month, 20B Total, Now With Smart App Updates, Encryption, TV, Magazines

Today at Google I/O, Google announced Smart App Updates for mobile so users only have download changes to an APK, not an entire app over again to update. Smart App Updates are just 1/3 the size of a normal download so they save data and battery life, and are available from Gingerbread and above. Today it’s also adding movie purchases, TV episode and season purchases, and magazine purchases ...

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