Google+ For Android Smartphones And Tablets Gets Updated

Google has released a new version of their Google+ app for smartphones and tablets, and the new version of Google+ has had a new design with an improved navigation and a new user interface.

There are also some other new features in Google+ for Android which include Events with Party Mode and improved circle management, have a look at the photo below which shows the new UI.

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Valve Source Filmmaker Beta Launches (video)

Ever fancied creating your very own animated movies? Well Valve have today announced that they are releasing the tools you need in the form of the Valve Source Filmmaker Beta.

The Valve Source Filmmaker has been used by Valve to create the short animations used in their games, such as Portal 2 and Left 4 Dead. As well as being used to create the awesome Team Fortress 2 “Meet The..” series of short films.

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UK SIM Free Samsung Galaxy Beam Starts Shipping Next Week

The Samsung Galaxy Beam was first announced back at MWC 2012 in February, it was due to go on sale in the UK this month, and now it looks like the SIM free version will start shipping next week, the device comes with a built in projector.

The Samsung Galaxy Beam features a 4 inch display with a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels, a 5 megapixel rear camera for video and photos and a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video chat, plus a built in video projector that can project images and video up to 50 inches.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Headed To Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S And More Next Month

The next version of Google’s mobile OS is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which will come on the Google Nexus 7 tablet out of the box, and Google has also revealed that it will be available as an OTA update for some devices in July.

The devices that will be getting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in July will include the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus S and also the Motorola Xoom Tablet.

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Google Play Now Sells Movies, Magazines And TV Shows (videos)

Today Google’s online app store Google Play, has started selling movies, TV shows by episode, and magazines, in addition to the already availalbe apps, music, movie rentals, and books.

Until the new update Google Play users could only rent movies from the online store. But now Google Play will include movies and TV series from ABC Studios, NBC Universal, and Sony Pictures to name just a few. Watch the videos after the jump to see the new features.

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Chrome For Android Comes Out Of Beta

Google has released a new version of their Chrome app for Android, the app is now out of beta and it is available for Android device running Android 4.0 ICS and above.

Google has also said that the new version of Chrome for Android brings a couple of bug fixes and some stability and performance improvements.

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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Took 4 Months To Design And Manufacture

Google has unveiled their first Android tablet, which they developed in conjunction with Asus, the Google Nexus 7 and now we get to find out some details about how the project between the two companies worked together to bring the device to market.

It took Google and Asus just four months from the initial consultation to design an manufacture the Google Nexus 7 tablet, Google told Asus that the tablet needed to be ready in just four months and it should be high end and should retail for under $200.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM Leaked

Yesterday Google announced the latest version of Android, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and now it would appear that the Android Jelly Bean ROM has been leaked for the GSM Galaxy Nexus.

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM is for the ‘takju’ variant of the GSM Galaxy Nexus that has support for Google Wallet, but it apparently also runs on the ‘yakju’ version which is the standard version of the GSM Galaxy Nexus.

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