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Google in Best Buy? A notable source relays an interesting rumor

by: Nate SwannerAugust 22, 2013
While solid rental income is a tourniquet for the bleeding caused largely by Amazon and other online retailers, turning Best Buy stores into flea markets for high tech may be their only choice.
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Field Trip is making its way to Google Glass

by: Nate SwannerAugust 21, 2013
Some things are just destined to be, and Field Trip for Glass is one of them. Today, Niantic Labs announced their uber-popular exploration app is coming to Glass.
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Google Keep updated to allow for reminders, location tags

by: Nate SwannerAugust 21, 2013
Keep is being updated to allow for reminders to be set, as well as location tags to be attached to notes. Users will be able to set the time and date of the reminder, and snooze or reset it if needed.
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Chrome for Android updated, bringing WebRTC to everyone

by: Nate SwannerAugust 21, 2013
Chrome for Android was updated yesterday, bringing one very important feature to the forefront. While the desktop version of Chrome received Omnibox improvements and a quick reset for the settings, Chrome for Android will now get WebRTC support.
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Crystal Shopper for Google Glass puts comparative shopping in focus

by: Nate SwannerAugust 20, 2013
Crystal Shopper may be one of the more useful Glass apps we’ve seen yet. If you currently use a price comparison tool, like Price Check by Amazon, you’ll immediately recognize the benefit here.
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The NFC Ring Kickstarter has closed, destroying the original goal

by: Nate SwannerAugust 20, 2013
Perhaps the most subtly brilliant Kickstarter idea we’ve seen in a long time, the NFC Ring, has closed out its campaign. The original goal of £30,000 was annihilated, as the final tally was an impressive £241,947.
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Google+ gets translation function built in

by: Nate SwannerAugust 20, 2013
Google has announced they will implement a translation function into Google+ posts, allowing you to easily translate those which aren’t in your native tongue. The same functionality was available via a Chrome extension, but will now be part of the social media service itself.
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Google Maps gets real-time incident reporting, thanks to Waze

by: Nate SwannerAugust 20, 2013
Sometimes, when Google absorbs another company, it takes awhile to see some integration or results. With Waze, Google is making the impact almost immediate.
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Beats Audio reportedly ready to part ways with HTC

by: Nate SwannerAugust 19, 2013
For HTC, this is probably a good way to focus energy where it’s needed. They’re in desperate need of a solid follow-up to the One, and a proper marketing scheme to back it up.
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[Poll] Name the new Sony Honami!

by: Nate SwannerAugust 19, 2013
Rather than speculate, we’ll leave it up to you. What would you name the new Sony Honami?
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