Google TRIM support activated in Android 4.3

The original Nexus 7 tablet as with any smartphone and tablets slowdown as time passed they start to show their age. Users complain that their devices are slowing down, so much that it became a pain to use. After a few months w...
by Dave Thornton
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New Google Photos app leaks out ahead of Google I/O 2015

Google I/O is right around the corner. We ran down everything we expect to see, but Android Police has a leg up and already got their hands on something new that will be announced this week. Google is rolling out a new Photos a...
by Jeremiah Nelson
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Nest is showing us something on June 17

Nest, the Google-owned smart thermostat company, is holding an event on June 17. We don’t know what Nest is going to show us, but the company hasn’t developed a new product since Google acquired it back in early 20...
by Santiago Hinojosa
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Google News and Weather apps receive update

Google has updated its News and Weather apps with some nice touches. There’s a new search facility from within the app itself, plus a new weather graph and a dark theme. Also included is the ability to sift through storie...
by Dave Thornton
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Google launches new Cardboard VR headset app

Google announced today that it’s going to keep the fun going with a new Cardboard app Google Play page, an updated SDK and updated specs on the wearable. While Oculus VR and Samsung Gear are pushing to the limits of what you ...
by Dave Thornton
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What is Cloud Storage? What do I need to know?

Let’s kick this off by giving you a rundown on cloud storage. Cloud storage Apps allow you to store your files in a virtual cloud, giving you access to them whenever you need them from all of your devices. Devices these d...
by Ryan Oneill
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Google rolls out Hangouts with SMS to All, Android and iOS

  When I received my new Nexus 5 it gave me a head start with the new Hangouts app that integrates SMS and MMS messaging into the conversation, but now the update is spreading to other Android devices, like my HTC One, Han...
by Dave Thornton
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Android 4.3 rolling out to Google’s Nexus devices: How to get it now

Google unveiled the second generation Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday. The update is an incremental one when it comes to user facing changes, but brings a number of new featu...
by Dave Thornton
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Gmail Attachment View and Save directly To Drive

  You can now view Gmail attachments and save files directly to Google Drive without ever leaving Gmail. The next time you open an email with attachments, you’ll see new previews of the files at the bottom of the email. ...
by Dave Thornton
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