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Javascript file hints at possible Google Play News feature

Javascript file hints at possible Google Play News feature

The folks over at Android Police did some sleuthing and discovered some surprising tidbits within a Javascript file on Google Play's website. According to information found within the file, Google is prepping a new feature called "Google Play News," with various sentences scattered within it indicating that it will offer newspapers in the same way Play already offers magazines and other content.

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Samsung’s fictional Unicorn Apocalypse game comes to life

Samsung’s fictional Unicorn Apocalypse game comes to life

It looks like the Unicorn Apocalypse game featured in Samsung's commercials is actually a real game. Samsung held a contest to get developers to create a game that matches the "Unicorn Apocalypse" theme portrayed in its commercials. Developers were given the freedom to create the best unicorn game they could come up with. The winner of the contest, who turned out to be Liquid Gameworks, received a grand prize of $25,000.

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Nexus 7 Pogo Dock hits Google Play store online

Nexus 7 Pogo Dock hits Google Play store online

It's finally arrived - the official Google Nexus 7 Pogo Pin dock made for your very favorite 7-inch tablet, straight from the big G. This release has been awaited by fans of the device since it was first realized that the unit had a set of Pogo Pins on its side. What this means is that you'll be able to drop the tablet in to the charger sideways and you'll have to do no plugging of any sort to make with the charging - so simple!

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Samsung HomeSync brings Android to the big screen

Samsung HomeSync brings Android to the big screen

Samsung HomeSync is a set-top box that will bring the Android experience to your television. The HomeSync device runs on Android Jelly Bean and will let you have access to all of Google's goodies, including the Google Play store, YouTube, movies, books, games and many others all in a full HD 1080p resolution. You can control all of its features wirelessly from your Android device.

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Google updates Play Music app for Android, adds new art and more

Google updates Play Music app for Android, adds new art and more

Android users running a relatively recent version of the mobile OS will recognize the gold headphones immediately - it's Android's music app that comes pre-installed on mobile devices. An update for the app has just been rolled out, taking it to version 4.5.9 and adding a handful of new features, among them being new default album art and a bug fix for the freezing issue experienced by Galaxy S III owners.

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Nexus 4 returns to the Google Play Store

Nexus 4 returns to the Google Play Store

After a long, long wait, the much-loved Nexus 4 is back in stock at the Google Play Store. Google and LG have been experiencing some stock issues with the handset due to incredibly high demand, leaving potential buyers without many more options. The phone has been available at T-Mobile, but those who wanted to go straight through Google had to wait weeks for the handset to become available again.

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Temple Run 2 Android edition hits Google Play with a bang!

Temple Run 2 Android edition hits Google Play with a bang!

Today is the day that Temple Run 2 becomes available for Android, and much like what we've seen with the iOS version of the app (which took off like a rocket out of a nightmare the first 12 hours it was out), we're seeing so many downloads your eyes will bleed. This game is largely the same as both the original version of Temple Run and, of course, the Temple Run 2 revealed for iOS last week - they're basically identical, believe it or not!

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