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Google takes the Nexus 4 off lifesupport

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An anonymous tipster has informed Android Police that Google will set a cut-off point for each of their Nexus devices. The news is set to become official as Google’s I/O event, which the latest iteration of Android is expected to debut.  The devices will be set to receive software updates 2 years from release, and will have security patches continued ...

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CNBC Writer Ed Fernandez Declares The Death Knell Of Smartphones

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According to Ed Fernandez in an editorial he wrote for CNBC—titled “The demise of the smartphone is inevitable, and necessary”—the smartphone’s days are numbered. Fernandez’s line of reasoning runs the gamut from plausible to specious. While his claims about the narrowing of the smartphone market have plenty of solid ground to stand on, the technology Fernandez claims will supplant smartphones ...

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Samsung’s Flow, helps bridge gap between its devices

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Apple’s continuity remains one of its ecosystems most-lauded features, which only its invested customers enjoy. So far, no other company has attempted to successfully bridge the gap between its devices – until now. Samsung has introduced the Flow app, which allows content to be sent across its devices, taking more than a few notes from Apple in the process. Users ...

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According To Google, Your Secret Questions Aren’t Secure

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For years, one of the barriers that we’ve set up against hackers took the form of secret questions. “What’s your mother’s maiden name?” or “Who was your best friend in high school?” are questions that we often put answers to in order to lock down access to our accounts, but according to Google’s study, they aren’t doing very much to ...

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Greenpeace crowns Apple the most eco-friendly tech company

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In Greenpeace’s recent report on developments towards an eco-friendly internet, ‘Clicking Clean,’ Apple were found to be the greenest company among its tech peers. Each company, which included Microsoft and Facebook, were graded according to their use of renewable energies, as opposed to nuclear and fossil-fuels, as well as a number of other factors. Apple was the only company to ...

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Chromebooks: Are they ready yet?

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In 2011, Google unveiled their vision of the future – the Chromebook. To those unacquainted with Chromebooks, it would be best to start by mentioning Google’s internet browser, the hugely popular Chrome. In many ways, that’s all you need to know about Chromebooks. It embodies Google’s web based vision of the future by promising lightweight, inexpensive, easy-to-use, and a virus ...

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Revealed: The Most Watched Games in Youtube History

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Who would have thought that watching people crafting mines was so telegenic? If only all those soot encrusted frontiersmen – exploited by the Man, coughing their lives away in a cloud of tuberculosis and coal-dust – had had access to a second-hand $50 DV camera off eBay. They could have been internet superstars. Google have released a list of the ...

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Why I switched from iOS to Android.

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The Big Question The old argument is old. Which operating system, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android, reigns supreme? Though both have their pros and cons, I have personally made the switch from iOS to Android on my phone, and I am here to share my first impressions and why I switched. Customization The original reason for myself switching was the ...

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Nexus 7 discontinued as the program declines in popularity

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Google has reported its revenues for Q1 earlier this week, and from their reports, it turns out that the Nexus line-up has seen a slight decline in popularity and performance among tech enthusiasts. The news comes in the eve of the Nexus 7 being discontinued in the Google Play Devices Store, as many people frown at the move. Even though ...

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Nexus X release date set for September 2015 at IFA

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The Nexus 6 was not disappointing, per se, but it did come as a surprise for many Android fans. The new Nexus, which is being dubbed the Nexus X once again in the absence of an official term, is coming up fast and Google is already reportedly working with both LG and Huawei for its new line-up. According to our ...

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