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A few months ago Google announced that they were purchasing Songza, the service that curated different music playlists depending on your activity. For that time, Google was not doing much in the user-facing area. Now, along with a Material Design update, Songza is now integrated into the Play Music app. This is only available for All Access subscribers, so if you just use the free portion of Play Music, it isn’t available. But if you do have it, you’ll be offered the ability to play music during a certain time of day, mood,...

With the Nexus 9 already available on pre-order, Amazon has started listing the official cases and covers meant for the tablet. The much rumored keyboard case is listed on the site with a price tag of $129.99, which is quite steep for an accessory. Amazon is also selling the standard case/cover for the Nexus 9 at $39.99. This is more like the Apple Smart Cover and Google has also enabled some nifty software features which work handily with the cover. It seems like customers of the Nexus 9 will have a lot more spending to do in order...

It’s not new information that the Nexus 6 comes with the Ambient Display feature. But until now, we had very little understanding of what this feature brings to the device. But thanks to a new leaked screenshot, we’re getting a good look of what Ambient Display brings to the Nexus 6. In theory, this is nothing but a rebranded version of Moto Display, which allows users to interact with the device better. The official Play Store listing for the Nexus 6 mentions that the standby time of the device is about 250 hours with Ambient...

Shortly after the launch of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple posted a guide to help Android users migrate to iOS. This was only natural as the new iPhones were Apple’s first set of large sized phones and the company expected a lot of Android users to switch over. And now, Google has done the same, about a week after the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop. This guide from the Mountain View company underlines four crucial areas that the customers need to know about before switching from iOS to Android – Contacts (including...

The launch of the Nexus Player was held back as the device was yet to be certified by the FCC. However, with that process being completed, the device has finally been spotted on the Google Play Store with a price tag of $99. This is only a pre-order listing and the device will be shipped to customers in 3-4 weeks. The Nexus Player is an Android TV reference design concept and is the first device to run the company’s proprietary home entertainment OS based on Android. Users will be able to access a wide array of content and data,...

The Motorola Nexus 6 was revealed to be going up on pre-order sometime in late October. But now, the American Play Store page is showing the smartphone with a pre-order date of October 29, clarifying once and for all that the device will be up for grabs soon. Once the pre-order is placed, the handset is expected to go on sale starting mid-November, so there will still be some waiting to do. Although the October 29 date has been mentioned before, it’s finally good to have some concrete confirmation coming straight from the horse’s...

With the Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 soon arriving in customers’ hands, developers need to update their apps for the new Android Lollipop. Since developers won’t be getting those devices earlier, Google has released a new developer preview for the Nexus 5 and Wifi Nexus 7. This is not the final build of Android Lollipop, so if you are going to flash it to your device, do not expect it to run perfectly on your device. So unless you want to deal with bugs, avoid flashing this preview onto your main phone or tablet. The final version will...

Unnamed sources have reportedly confirmed Google’s plans for the rollout of Android 5.0 for its Nexus devices. And strangely, it seems like the tablets will be first to receive the update, even before the smartphones do. Google is believed to be rolling out the update to WiFi only devices first, which leaves out the cellular models of the Nexus 7. Other Nexus devices like the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5 should get the update before the end of November. Compatible devices include the first gen Nexus 7, the 2013 Nexus 7 and the now forgotten...