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eVGA Tegra NOTE 7 tablet announced, coming soon

This morning NVIDIA announced some pretty major news that they'll be supplying tons of manufacturers with an entire Android tablet platform. That being their often leaked 7-inch Tegra Tab. Instead though, this will be called the Tegra Note and sold from many 3rd party suppliers they use today in their GeForce PC lineup. eVGA, PNY, Zotac and more. We won't see watercooled tablets, but you can bet they'll still perform quite well.

Google’s AOSP leader Jean-Baptiste Queru hired by Yahoo

The entire Android community and Android Open Source Project (AOSP) has suffered a great loss this month, as the lead technical engineer known as Jean-Baptiste Queru left the team last month and has now been hired by Yahoo. We all know him as JBQ, who's done fine work managing Android's source code, but now he's no longer with Google.

Google’s Android reaches 1 billion device activation milestone

Today Google's Senior Vice President and current head of Android Sundar Pichai just shocked the Android world by posting a few beautifully timed posts on his social network pages. For one he has confirmed the next version of Android will be 4.4 (not 5.0) and will be called KitKat. Say goodbye to Key Lime Pie. Not only that, but the Android train cannot be stopped, and we've reached another milestone.

Forget Google Reader, Digg Reader available now for Android

One of the biggest names to come forth and plan a replacement for Google Reader was Digg, and today their official Android app is finally available. Just like Digg.com on the web you'll get up to the minute news from their homepage, as well as the Digg Reader full of RSS feeds all optimized for our Android devices. Excited, or have you moved on to Feedly or other options?

Bleacher Report update adds full Fantasy Football team news and more

The NFL season is almost here, and we're finally able to enjoy countless preseason games to hold us over. Whether you're a fan of the NFL, NBA, or even Major League Soccer you probably should be using Bleacher Report. It's one of the best apps on Android when it comes to getting the latest and greatest breaking news, reports, updates, and columns for sports.

Google tipped to be testing “local news cards” for Google Now

Google is reportedly busy experimenting with a new “hyper-local news card” that will make their already impressive Google Now service even better. As you all know, we're huge fans of Google Now, and this is just one more upcoming feature that will make it better than ever. Tips suggest their new local news card will search for and find location-specific information and deliver it right to the user, before they ask for it.

Google pencils in Android event on July 24th, new Nexus or Moto X

Our good friends over at Google have just started sending out invites for an event scheduled for July 24th in San Francisco. It's time to get excited folks because next Wednesday Google will be dropping some Android news on us. The invite simply asks select press to join Google "for breakfast with Sundar Pichai," who is the head of Android and Chrome these days.
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