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The 2013 Nexus 7 might be relatively old in the market by now, but it’s still considered the best tablet in the budget segment. And today, Woot! is offering a sweet deal on the device with a price of just $129.99 for the 16GB model of the tablet. The deal is only applicable until the end of the day or until stocks last, so there’s not much time left. It must be noted that this is the manufacturer refurbished version of the Nexus 7, which explains the remarkably low pricing. The Play Store has the tablet listed for $229, so...

Google has revealed that it will take a leaf out of Apple’s books and start mentioning the prices of in-app purchases in the Play Store app listings. The iTunes App Store has had this feature for as long as we can remember, but it’s good to know that Google is looking to bring this feature to Android. This change will come into effect starting September 30, so there’s still some time before you see the prices of in-app purchases prior to downloading an application. With this feature implemented, customers can get a...

Some good news for some of you. Starting today, Google now has turn-by-turn navigation in 20 new countries. This includes all major types of navigation including driving, walking, and biking. Here are the new locations: Angola Bahamas Bolivia Botswana Fiji Guyana Honduras Jamaica Madagascar Malawi Mali Malta Mauritius Mozambique Namibia Nepal Sri Lanka Tanzania Tobago Trinidad So if you live in any of these countries or are just visiting, you can now get navigation instructions for free. If you are traveling to these areas though, make...

Google launched Android One a couple of days ago to a rousing reception. Although these affordable stock Android running smartphones are only available in India for the time being, Google has already partnered with a variety of manufacturers to bring the devices to the rest of the world markets. And now, the primary chip maker for the current crop of Android One smartphones, MediaTek, is predicting these devices to surpass the 2 million sales mark by the end of the year. With Qualcomm expected to join Android One subsequently, the number...

With Google inching closer towards the launch of the Android L operating system, we are expecting to see some major design changes to its core apps. Google is expected to be making these changes keeping the Material Design philosophy in mind. Today, we’re getting a first glimpse of the version 5.0 update of the Play Store thanks to a fresh batch of leaked screenshots accessed by Android Police. Needless to say, the app has been designed with Material Design elements, which is basically more colorful than what we see today. But...

Back when talk about Android Silver began, it was expected to be replacing the Nexus series as a premium smartphone range targeted towards the Android hungry public. However, the idea of ditching a profitable Nexus program for something like Android Silver seemed illogical to most. And according to The Information, this project might never even come to fruition. The ex Chief Business Officer at Google, Nikesh Arora was said to be at the forefront of pushing Android Silver forward. But with his departure from the company, things have seemingly...

Google announced the Android One project back in June in order to bring smartphones running stock Android to developing regions. And today, Indian manufacturer Micromax has unveiled the first smartphone based on the project with a miserly price of just $106. As expected, the smartphone doesn’t scream of powerful hardware, but runs the latest and greatest version of Android which makes all the difference. Software support is coming directly from Google, which means updates will be sent out instantaneously similar to a Nexus device....

If you’re looking to get a Chromecast but have been skeptical to make the jump yet, this new promo from Best Buy should convince you to some extent. As per this deal, the retailer will offer two units of the Google Chromecast for just $55, bringing the price to $27.50 a pop, down from $35. The Chromecast has seen multiple price reductions in the past, but this one from Best Buy is easily the most attractive. The retailer offered the same deal in August, so it’s not a first for Best Buy. Now for those thinking about the utility...