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Warning: Don’t be the idiot who unintentionally shares private photos on Google+ Events Party Mode

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Here’s a little tip for anyone who has taken a shine to Google+ Events – don’t forget to leave party mode unless you want your naughty bits to end up on the internet. Google+ has a new Events …

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Google+ History will offer more sharing options for apps as users wait on publishing API’s

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The people who built a mobile ecosystem around the concept of open are finally drinking some of their own lemonade and opening access to their self-professed most important product – Google+. However,…

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Google+ Android app gets Events, tablet support, and yet another UI change – this one’s actually good, though

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I know that many Android fans, present company included, weren’t the biggest fans of the Google+ user interface that changed a few weeks ago. Well, you have fewer reasons to complain because the Google+…

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Lifestyle

Flipboard debuts in Google Play, adds Google+ and YouTube integration, localization for 5 new countries

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Flipboard is now available on Android – not just in beta form like we saw before, but as an official app that most folks with an Android 2.2 or higher device can access. Though it was originally thought that…

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Google exec teases Google+ API hook-up with Flipboard, hints that G+ tablet apps on the way

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Two of the biggest holes in Google+ are the social network’s lack of meaningful API access or a proper tablet view for Android. Today at the Le Web conference in London, Google+ Product Manager Bradley Ho…

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Commmunication

meebo shutting down on July 11 following Google acquisition

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Instant messaging and sharing service Meebo was recently acquired by Google, and that has led to the company’s shutdown next month. Meebo announced today it will suspend services as the team behind the…

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Android Apps

Google+ Local adds Zagat and local recommendations, available in Maps for Android

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Google+ is slowly swallowing whole or integrating with the many services of Google. The latest hook comes in Google+ Local, a new feature that finds places to visit based on a user’s location, friends&#…

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Google+ for Android redesigns and adds ability to start hangouts

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The Google+ Android app has been updated, as promised a few weeks ago. And while the changes in design are not as dramatic as the ones demonstrated in the iOS version, they do add a touch of a style to the ICS guideli…

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Google+ UI refresh coming soon to Android with new “surprises,” seen already on iPhone

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Google+ has undergone several changes since the dap debuted last year, and another one is in the pipeline. Google SVP of Engineering Vic Gundotra announced today that there would be design changes to the Googl…

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Google TV

Google asks users to share their “Google TV Stories” in home videos posted to YouTube

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Google wants to know how you view Google TV. More specifically, the company wants to know exactly how Google TV is worth it and fits an individual user’s personal set-up. The official Google TV Google+ ac…

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Google Voice adds Google+ Circle management on desktop

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Google+ is trickling into all aspects of Google’s products, including a new feature in Voice that lets users apply custom settings to their Circles. Software engineer Tom Ford made the announcement e…

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Google’s barely-noticed leaderboard highlights Foursquare’s advantage

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In a recent update for Google Maps, Google added a leaderboard to show which users have the most check-ins in a day, week, or all-time. The feature wasn’t promoted or listed in the official change log, and…

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Commmunication

Google+ update adds What’s Hot Section and “massive improvements”

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Google has continued its hot streak of updating Android apps this week. The latest app treated to a new version is Google+, which has added “massive performance improvements across the app” acco…

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Should Google merge Google Talk and Messenger into one app? [POLL]

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Google has products that allow people to communicate in a variety of formats. There’s Google Talk for instant messaging on mobile or desktop, Google Messenger for communicating just within your Googl…

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Android App Reviews

Google’s Schemer is a community-driven goals and dream tracker – want an invite?

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Dreamers, goal-oriented technophiles, and enterprising minds take note – Google has delivered a way to manage those schemes digitally. With the appropriately-named Schemer, users keep a journal of…

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