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Google now selling the Nest thermostat on Google Play

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Google’s acquisition of Nest was surprising, as Google hasn’t really gone into the home automation sector at that point. But there were rumors floating around that the company was working on automation software, and having a hardware manufacturer was a logical choice. Google purchased Nest for $3.2 billion, and we haven’t really heard much since. [...]

Google, Amazon and Apple fighting for game exclusivity

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Apple and Google are two of the biggest players in mobile, with each company constantly working to improve its mobile software in the effort to win over consumers and gain market share. Building their own OSes aren’t the only watt that these two wireless titans are competing, though, as a new report claims that they’re also duking it [...]

HTC updates Gallery, BlinkFeed apps through Play Store

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Has the age of proprietary apps on the Play Store begun? We sure hope so, because Motorola has had a lot of success with this method of app distribution. Instead of waiting to release a full system update to a device to update a core app, Motorola started uploading core apps to the Play Store [...]

Google working on new camera app, to be available to KitKat users

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It’s long been known that Google has been working hard to improve the camera experience on Android devices. The camera app, while absolutely terrible before Ice Cream Sandwich, has been getting better and better with every update. The Gallery app has also been gaining some powerful image editing features. But the photo taking experience is [...]

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