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Volume fix for Galaxy Nexus rolling out now OTA

If you are a proud owner of a Galaxy Nexus smartphone and have been waiting with baited breath for the volume fix to land today is your day. Word is that the volume fix is being pushed out OTA today by Samsung. The roll out will be staggered according to Clove in the UK. Staggered would mean that not all users of the smartphone will get the update at the same time.

Google Search App for Android Update Coming Soon, New UI and easier to use

Google has continued to update their list of applications such as Google Voice, Gmail, Market and more as things move forward and today they've let us all know about some exciting changes coming to Google Search for Android. I don't know about you readers but I use the Google Search widget on my phone like 10 times a day so things are about to get easier and make life much more simple.

HTC Providing T-Mobile Stores with MicroSD Cards for Phone OS Updates

T-Mobile has been busy this summer upgrading some of their popular phones to the latest and greatest in the mobile OS world and that is Android 2.3 Gingerbread. This news is a bit different and comes as a surprise though. Apparently HTC is now providing T-Mobile retail stores with Micro SD cards pre-loaded with select handsets update so users can either do the upgrade at home OTA, or opt to head into the nearest T-Mobile store and let the employee's give it a shot.

Virgin Mobile Updates Beyond Talk Plans, Unlimited Everything for Only $55

Virgin Mobile is changing their Beyond Talk Plans as of late. One way to nudge subscribers into higher priced plans is to slightly raise the price of your main plans, but then lower the cost of the unlimited everything option. That is exactly what Virgin Mobile has just done, although some might not be happy that unlimited everything plan for only $55 sounds like a pretty great deal.

T-Mobile Launching 4G in 56 Additional Markets

Tonight T-Mobile has just announced that they are once again updating additional markets and expanding the HSPA+ 42Mbps network to 56 new markets. Now many of you will too be able to access the blazing fast speeds of 4G that T-Mobile has to offer. Back in June they had a similar announcement and upgraded tons of markets to 4G, now that list is getting bigger and bigger.

Google Maps Updated, Download Map Data Before You Travel

Google Maps has just received another update in the Android Market and some exciting and useful new features have been added. GPS stop-by-stop public transit directions is a big feature and currently in beta, a great help for you city goers that use public transit daily. The feature I like but doesn't seem widely mentioned is the new download map area option under Google Labs.

More Google+ Updates Coming This Weekend

More Google+ news has just hit the Stream over in + land for those that are having fun with us on the new social network. Over the next few days and this weekend Google plans to make a few things clear. They will be adding tips and helpful notifications to show users how to show and share others posts, and that should be live any time now.
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