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Google Nexus Q lets Android owners pull media from the cloud, shipping for $299

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...And the Nexus Q is official. Google's first consumer electronics product is a small, sphere-shaped device that will work with the Nexus 7 tablet and other Android devices to stream media from the cloud. It's designed to hold court in… Go To Full Article

Google modifies Maps, YouTube for Nexus 7 tablet

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We've seen Google take Maps indoors, with interior schematics and even photos, but the Nexus 7 tablet brings a new twist to that familiar nav experience with 360-degree venue photos. Engineering Director Chris Yerga demonstrated the new feature within a… Go To Full Article

Google brings incremental app updates, added encryption measures to Android

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Google has just announced a new feature for Google Play that's sure to please anyone who's sat through an app update that never seemed to end. It now offers what it calls "Smart App Updates," which will let developers provide… Go To Full Article

Google Play hits 600,000 apps, 20 billion total installs

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Google during its I/O keynote hit a symbolic milestone: it now has 600,000 apps in the Google Play Store. As well, the store is clearly hitting a brisk pace in adoption, with 1.5 billion downloads every month and 20 billion… Go To Full Article

Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Headset

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Our evaluation of Corsair's Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 headset is now online. If you are in the market for a new wireless headset, make sure you give today's article the once over. Corsair's newest PC USB gaming headset shares a… Go To Full Article

Nexus 7 Tablet and Nexus Q Media Player Outed Ahead of I/O

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Police broke this story, discovering assets for the Google Play Store that confirm earlier rumors that Google would be revealing a 7" Nexus branded Android tablet at their developer conference, I/O. Our Brian Klug is at the event and will… Go To Full Article

Android Jelly Bean input options include updated keyboard, offline voice dictation

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On stage at Google I/O, the company is showing off its newest features for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which include a new keyboard with SwiftKey-like word prediction, and voice typing that works even when you're offline. From the demo on… Go To Full Article

Google Now revamps search integration in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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Google just officially unveiled its next iteration for Android -- Jelly Bean 4.1 -- and now we're getting to see the various "buttery" improvements the company's worked into the OS. Hugo Barra, Director of Product Management, took to the I/O… Go To Full Article

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean home screen revealed

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It's a pain manually moving apps and widgets on Android screens, ain't it? Well, at Google I/O 2012, the folks in Mountain View have just given us some Jelly Bean salve to soothe that irritation. The latest Android OS automatically… Go To Full Article

Project Butter improves Android 4.1's speed to a silky-smooth 60FPS

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As part of its unveiling of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google has unveiled Project Butter, a major effort to squash Android's frequent problems with device lag, as well as Systrace to help diagnose performance. Project Butter lets the CPU and… Go To Full Article

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