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Google Event on September 29th 2015 to launch Nexus running Marshmallow
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Google Event on September 29th 2015 to launch Nexus running Marshmallow

Google, having just recently changed their logo as reported in Kelroy’s article Google updates its Logo, isn't gonna let the momentum drop anytime soon. They've now announced that they're holding an event on Tuesday September 29th 2015 to unveil their latest Nexus flagship smartphones running Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It's also been confirmed who the OEM's will be: LG and Huawei. LG and Huawei – Google Nexus made with high-quality Korean smartphone components This is the first time that Google will be choosing two OEM's to make their flagship smartphone, so I’m not entirely sure what they’ll call them. Possibly the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6 Plus? It's also the 3rd time that Google will be partnering with the South Korea- based LG to make a Nexus Smartphone and the first t...
Google now has a Nexus Family of devices powered by Android
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Google now has a Nexus Family of devices powered by Android

Its been five years since Android came unto the mobile OS scene and what a transformation it has gone though in the past couple years. From a clunky, buggy, not very user-friendly platform to a super smooth, feature rich mobile operating system able to run on a variety of devices. It is my believe that Android has finally matured with the release of the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 coupled with the Google Play Store and partnerships Google forged with Samsung, Asus and LG. The foundation has been laid and going forward Android will only get better and better. Google Nexus Family A Nexus device is much more than simply a phone or tablet. It’s your connection to the best of Google—all of your stuff and entertainment, everywhere you go with no hassle.  Now you have three new Nexus devi...
Google I/O recap – Nexus Tablet, Jelly Bean, Google Glasses and more
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Google I/O recap – Nexus Tablet, Jelly Bean, Google Glasses and more

Google I/O is underway and the Keynote address to start things off could have been very overwhelming with the torrent of information, products and even live skydiving that was shown off. Below is a quick synopsis of the major announcements of the Google I/O keynote in a more easy to absorb bite sized format, you can thank us later. Jelly Bean The next version of Android will be called "Jelly Bean". Icecream Sandwich may have overhauled the Android interface and made it work seamlessly between different sized screens and devices (tablets, smartphones) but Jelly Bean is the refinement of it all. Android 4.1 is massive update for Android adding everything from a new Keyboard, to offline voice input to resizable widgets, app encryption, and much much more. Get all the details of what is ...
Galaxy Nexus – Ice Cream Sandwich goodness from Samsung and Google
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Galaxy Nexus – Ice Cream Sandwich goodness from Samsung and Google

Google and Samsung officially took the wraps off their new high end phone the Galaxy Nexus at an event held in Hong Kong today. The hardware specs and other information about the phone had been leaking all over the internet long before it's official release but it was the stage demo of the new version of Android code named Ice Cream Sandwich that was truly remarkable. Android 4.0 has really been overhauled, taking the best of previous versions of the mobile phone OS and adding in a lot of new functionality and much needed polish and a redesigned interface. The specs on the Galaxy Nexus is also quite remarkable. It sports a jaw-dropping 4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED display with a HD widescrean resolution of 1,280 x 720, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5 megapixel rear camera, a 1.3 megapixel ...
Android Ice Cream Sandwich Event set for October 19
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich Event set for October 19

Ice Cream Sandwich is the code name for version 4.0 of the Android mobile operating system. After previewing Ice Cream Sandwich at the Google I/O conference in May Google is ready to reveal it to the world at an event set for October 19th in Hong Kong. The original event was set for October 11th but was postponed out of respect due to the passing of Steve Jobs. Larry Page (Co-founder of Google) has said that over 190 million Android powered devices has been activated making in the most widely used mobile operating system in the world and with Version 4.0 expected to fix main of the issues complained about by users Android to extend it's lead at the top of the mobile OS ladder especially with Windows Phone and Blackberry struggling and some users not convinced that the new features of th...
Google Nexus One Smartphone
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Google Nexus One Smartphone

A Google branded phone has been on and off the rumor radar for many months but about 2 weeks ago it shred it's "rumor" label and blasted into reality with the revelation that thousands of Google phones called "Nexus One" were given to Google employees for testing and that the official release of the phone was right around the corner and set for January 2010. It didn't take long for more and more information to start leaking and soon images, videos and specs for the now highly anticipated smartphone started appearing on the internet days before it's announcement by Google. That official announcement has now come and the media is buzzing with news about the Android 2.1 powered Google Nexus One Smartphone which is available unlocked for $530 directly from Google or for $180 via a 2 year co...