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Nexus 6 news: Moto S may be the ‘Shamu’ and launch with 7 other Motorola phones

There has been much debate over the existence of the Nexus 6, but now it seems the Google smartphone is on its way from Motorola with the code name Shamu.

Mobile

Acer’s Chromebox CXI is a tiny desktop running Google’s Chrome OS

Acer just revealed a new desktop that's small, cheap, and runs Google's Chrome OS. You can learn more about the Chromebox CXI here.

Computing

Now you can take 360-degree photos with Google’s Photo Sphere Camera on iOS

Google added its 360-degree Photo Sphere camera app to iOS. Now, iPhone users can take panoramic shots of their locations and share them on Views, Street View, or social media.

Photography

Google may make kid-friendly YouTube and Gmail accounts

According to a recent report, Google is currently making kid-friendly versions of YouTube and Gmail. Children under 13 years of age are currently forbidden to have such accounts.

Mobile

One isn’t enough: Google set to launch ‘YouTube Music Key’ service to go along with Google Play

Google's expected YouTube music subscription service, now thought to be called YouTube Music Key, will reportedly cost $10 a month and bring offline playback of music videos and songs, with an audio-only option for background and screen-off listening.

Mobile

Asus hints at Android Wear smartwatch launch during IFA tech show (Updated)

Asus could be planning to release its first Android Wear smartwatch at the IFA tech show in September, and to ensure it stands out against the competition, the price could be significantly lower than other devices.

Mobile

Google acquires image-based city guides company Jetpac to improve visual search

Google is continuing its acquisition binge in 2014 with the purchase of Jetpac, an iOS app that uses public information from Instagram photos to create visual city maps and guides. Jetpac's image search capabilities open up intriguing opportunities for Google.

Mobile

Google plugs its Field Trip app into Google Now

If you're a Google Now user, you'll start to see recommendations for nearby points of interest in the near future: Google is rolling parts of its Field Trip app into the virtual assistant.

Mobile

Now you can talk to Google voice search in multiple languages at the same time

Google voice search can now understand you as you switch from German to English to Spanish and back again.The update is currently only for Android.

Mobile

Google will add malicious download notifications to Chrome

Chrome will soon be able to tell you whenever you come across malicious downloads while browsing the Web.

Computing

HP reportedly wanted to make a Nexus device for business users

According to a recent report, HP and Google were in talks to not only customize Google Now for enterprise users, but also make a business-centric Nexus phone. Unfortunately for HP, talks fell through.

Mobile

132 Awesome apps for Android Tablets (August 2014)

It's 2014, so we decided to completely overhaul our Android Tablet apps list. We've got more than 100 of the best tablet apps available on the Google Play Store and beyond including apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want quickly and…

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Google’s first super cheap ‘Android One’ phones may debut in September

The three manufacturers supporting the new Android One operating system have apparently got their phones ready for launch, and they may be revealed in September, provided a price tag can be agreed upon.

Mobile

Android 4.4 KitKat: Asus releases KitKat for the PadFone Infinity, and FonePad Note 6 (Updated)

Following Android 4.4 KitKat's launch on the Nexus 5, various other manufacturers have been busy confirming the new software will be coming to their phones in the near future. Is yours on the list?

Mobile

Google joins $300m venture to lay undersea Internet cable between US and Japan

Google has invested in a $300 million project to lay an undersea high-speed Internet cable between the US and Japan. The system should be up and running during the first half of 2016.

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