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Android developers get their own official Google+ page

Android developers get their own official Google+ page

If you are an Android developer, you now have your own space on Google+ to visit and hang out with other developers. The Android development team now has a dedicated page on Google+ where they can meet, talk, share, and connect. Google hopes it will give the developers a place to meet and share ideas. I'm sure more than a few new developers will manage to make their way to the official page and to ask experienced developers questions.

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Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight

Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight

Tonight the President of the United States will rely on the power of Google+ Hangouts to address the people of the internet. This address has previously been billed as a post-State of the Union talk, but now appears to be more of a question and answer session in which questions submitted via the web have been voted upon by non-White House officials - voted upon by Google users, in fact. These questions will be answered by the President one by one in turn while the world watches from their computers, smart TVs, and mobile devices at home.

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Google+ speaks on teens, privacy additions, digs on Facebook

Google+ speaks on teens, privacy additions, digs on Facebook

There can be no denying that Google+ has one main competitor in Facebook, so it should come as no small surprise when they mention one another in day to day updates. What we're seeing today is an update to both the age range of Google+ users and the privacy which they all can enjoy on the Google-based social network. The mention of Facebook comes in the sad state of affairs Google sees on Facebook where 'teens end up over-sharing with all of their so-called “friends.”'

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Samsung Transparent Smart Window floats Twitter over your garden

Samsung Transparent Smart Window floats Twitter over your garden

Samsung had plenty of smart TVs that it hoped people would stare eagerly at last week at CES 2012, but it was a display you can gaze right through that was arguably the most exciting. Samsung's Transparent Smart Window, the 22-inch LCD panel can not only show you everything your regular computer display does, but is also clear so that you can look through at what's outside your home.

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Galaxy Nexus Unboxing and Hands-on

Galaxy Nexus Unboxing and Hands-on

Could the Galaxy Nexus be the most anticipated Android phone of the holiday season? It certainly has some strong competition, with the DROID RAZR and HTC Rezound doing their level best to muscle into the market ahead of the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone's arrival. Still, Samsung's smartphone - and the third device to wear the official Nexus branding - has plenty to differentiate it, not just Android 4.0. The HSPA+ model has arrived on the SlashGear test bench; read on for our first impressions.

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Microsoft socl social network seen and denied

Microsoft socl social network seen and denied

Today it would appear that there's a new social network in town by the name of Microsoft socl, one where having the same basic bone structure as Google+ doesn't seem to bother the developers behind the project - is it real or is this just an internal design project as Microsoft Research claims it is? What we've got here are two opposing sides of a coin. One has http://www.socl.com/ noting that the site was published by mistake by Microsoft Research, the other has Thomas Houston of The Verge showing off screenshots of the site describing it as a project that will indeed be moving forward soon.

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Google+ Hangout with Black Eyed Peas will.i.am ON AIR now [see the live video here!]

Google+ Hangout with Black Eyed Peas will.i.am ON AIR now [see the live video here!]

As promised back when the upgrade to Google+ was made in regards to Hangouts functionality specifically, will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is currently (depending on when you see this post, I suppose) broadcasting live. He and several of his best buddies are sitting in a beat laboratory where he's doing some dances, posting to Google+ on his own phone (looks like a BlackBerry, shame on you!) and chatting about what they're chatting about. It's surprisingly entertaining, believe it or not - see it below right this second - what a wacky lovely promotion!

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Google+ Invites Nixed, now open to all

Google+ Invites Nixed, now open to all

After just three months of being inside an invite-only early build, Google's already massively popular social network is now open for anyone to join. That's not to say it's complete, of course, with new features added almost daily and multi-platform functionality being introduced by the week, it seems. Since the launch of the social network, Google notes that it's made 100 feature improvements, (including a few listed in this post, having been added as recently as today,) and they say they're ready to take the service to the next step. Google's top social media executive Vic Guntotra let the world know that the 100th feature added to Google+ is none other than Open Signups.

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Google+ updated: YouTube Hangout support and UI tweaks [Video]

Google+ updated: YouTube Hangout support and UI tweaks [Video]

Google has updated Google+ by integrating YouTube with Hangouts, adding one-click support on the video streaming site so that users of the new social network can instantly watch clips with their friends. Quietly added to the "Share" menu underneath YouTube videos, clicking the link allows you to invite other Google+ members to watch it with you. Meanwhile, the Google+ interface itself has also had a mild makeover.

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