Google Donates 17,000 Nexus 7s to Hurricane Sandy Victims

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It’s been a year since Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on the east coast that led to many people losing their homes and jobs. And it’s not something that people can overcome in just a year. That’s why Google wants to help by donating 17,000 units of Nexus 7 tablets (unconfirmed if it’s the 2012 or 2013 model) to the New York State Community Action Association.

The Nexus 7s will be going to community centers, libraries and business development groups … Continue reading

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Lenovo’s new Yoga Tablets come with huge battery life (up to 18 hours)

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Lenovo introduced to us the new Yoga series Tablets. There will be two sizes of Lenovo Yoga Tablet available, an 8-inch model and a 10-inch model. Both Tablets offering the same design and modes of use and they come with the same specifications as well:

  • 1280 x 800 IPS displays,
  • 1.2GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8125 processor,
  • 1GB of RAM,
  • 16GB of storage,
  • microSD support,
  • 5-megapixel rear camera and 1.6-megapixel front-facing camera
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

The prices for the new … Continue reading

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WSJ: Google plans to unveil its first smartwatch during the next months

Well this doesn’t come as a surprise! According to the WSJ (Wall Street Journal), Google is already preparing to unveil its first smartwatch, since it is now, in its final development stages and it will be ready to hit markets all over the world during the following months.

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According to the same source, Google’s smartwatch will come with Google Now pre installed (Google’s personal helper), something that looks quite promising, since it is without any doubt one of … Continue reading

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Motorola announces “Project Ara” – A free, open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones

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Some months ago, Dave Hakkens introduced to us his idea about the “Phonebloks“. Then we all thought that if this project became a reality would be something very nice. But did anyone actually believed that any manufacturer would follow this idea? Honestly i didn’t.

But hey, life has many surprises. And we couldn’t be happier after we read the new Motorola’s announcement. The Project Ara.

Here is what Motorola says about the Project Ara:

The design for Project Ara consists … Continue reading

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First photos taken with Nexus 5

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After countless rumors regarding Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone – the Nexus 5, we now have some photo samples taken from its camera.

The photos were uploaded in Google+ by an anonymous Googler, but they were quickly taken down. Android Police managed to save the photo as you can see above. Press here if you want to see the photo in full resolution.

As we can see from EXIF data below, the photo has a resolution of 3264×2448, which means that the Nexus 5 will … Continue reading

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Remotely locate, lock, or erase your lost/stolen device

Google has made it easy for Android users to keep track of and secure their misplaced, lost or stolen phones and tablet. If the worst happened and your device had fallen into the wrong hands, follow this guide to remotely locate it and protect your data.

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We will be using Android Device Manager, Google’s new feature that finds your device and protects your resources from unauthorized persons. To use the application, you need to be logged into your Gmail/Google … Continue reading

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