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With Android 4.2, Google asks users to submit their panoramas

October 29th, 2012

Google Maps' Street View feature has long allowed users to get a glimpse of far-flung destinations in 360-degree panoramas. Today the company is inviting users to contribute panoramas of their own. Today Google unveiled Android 4.2, whose features
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Microsoft: Windows Phone to catch up in apps

October 29th, 2012

The company also promised to address one of the chief shortcomings with Windows Phone: the dearth of third-party applications relative to offerings for Apple's iPhone and devices running Google's Android system. Windows Phone 8 is the successor to
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Pentagon plans to purchase over 162K Apple iOS and Android devices

October 29th, 2012
Pentagon plans to purchase over 162K Apple iOS and Android devices. By Mikey Campbell. The U.S. Department of Defense is planning to revamp and expand its secure mobile devices infrastructure, replacing aging RIM BlackBerry products with versions of
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What's new in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean?

October 29th, 2012
It's time for Google's mobile OS to get another boost, with Android 4.1 turning to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with a new set of features galore. This update is largely improving upon what was revealed with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, effectively making it more
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How does Android 4.2 Jelly Bean wireless display mirroring work?

October 29th, 2012
With Google's new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean+ operating system update, wireless mirroring is included in the code – but how does that work without the hardware to back it up? As it turns out, this whole situation has to do with Miracast wireless display
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Nexus 4 phone with Android 4.2 confirmed by Google, LG

October 29th, 2012

"This is the first time we collaborated with LG to build a Nexus device," Andy Rubin, who runs Android at Google, said in a statement. "They brought an extraordinary amount of talent to the project, and the result is a feature-packed device that feels
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Google Says 700000 Applications Available for Android

October 29th, 2012

Google Inc. (GOOG) said there are about 700,000 applications available for downloading onto mobile devices that run the Android operating system, challenging Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s lead in the race for software tools. That means Google has matched Apple
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Microsoft targets iPhone, Android – but not BlackBerry – with Windows Phone 8

October 29th, 2012

TORONTO _ Microsoft is planning an aggressive holiday-season push to court consumers who might be considering a new iPhone, Android or BlackBerry phone. Together with the major push behind its new Windows 8 PC software and Surface tablet,
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Google Unveils New Android Nexus Hardware – Mike Isaac – Mobile

October 29th, 2012

The smartphone will also run Android version 4.2, an updated version of Jelly Bean. Among the new features are gesture-based typing (like that you've seen in the “Swype” feature running on some Samsung Android tablets), streaming-media
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Google's Nexus 4: The Android Phone of Our Dreams?

October 29th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy may have put a damper on Google's big event today, but the long-rumored (and leaked, and found in a bar) Nexus 4 has finally, officially broken cover. As predicted, this thing looks like it might be the best Android phone yet.
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