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Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin named the search engine they built "Google," a play on the word "googol," the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros. The name reflects the immense volume of information that exists, and the scope of Google's mission: to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google became a part of the cellular world after creating the Android operating system.  They have also introduced a cellular phone, the Google Nexus One.

The Lenovo-owned Motorola made some waves earlier this year by dropping the Moto X branding for its flagship landing, and subsequently launching two...
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Earlier this week, Google finally unveiled one of its long-awaited apps, Duo. Announced during Google I/O, along with a messaging service called Allo...
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Modular phones have a lot of anticipation swirling around them. From LG, to Motorola, and even Google, the idea of swapping out specific pieces to...
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Later this month, Samsung is going to launch the Galaxy Note7, the company’s latest phablet with the S Pen tagging along for good measure. Earlier...
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Our devices are perfect when it comes to consolidating other devices. Smartphones have made it easier than ever to limit the space we need in our...
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A few years ago I made the decision to move away from physical media, for just about anything. Video games, (obviously) music, movies, books, and...
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Earlier this week, Google launched a new Android service called Emergency Location Service. The new service stays true to its name by helping its...
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Yesterday I drove to a city that I’m pretty familiar with, in broad strokes. I know where my usual haunts are, and I rarely ever go off the beaten...
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In August, right after the month starts, Samsung is hosting an event that everyone expect to see the Galaxy Note 7 unveiled. Yes, if you’ve been...
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Earlier today the Nokia-branded, and probably almost completely forgotten about, McLaren Windows Phone popped up unexpectedly. It was a quick hands-...
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New product announcements are typically always exciting. We get to see, usually once a year, what a new company has been working on since their last...
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One area of contention for devices is battery life. While smartphones and tablets have, up to this point, leveled out when it comes to size, which...
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Thanks to family, I take a lot of photos and video. My smartphone has become my camera of choice these days, and has been for several years now, and...
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Recently a render found its way online that allegedly showed off what the next Nexus-branded (or not branded) smartphone(s) will look like. Those...
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Android, Google’s mobile operating system, used to feel like a science project set loose upon the world. A little rough around the edges, but with a...
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Earlier this month, Apple confirmed that it was making a few key changes to its App Store. The biggest of those changes, and the part that received...
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As smartphones have improved, with faster processors, better screens, better cameras, and pretty much everything else getting better, our batteries...
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We’re so many years into our smartphones featuring things like multitouch that it’s hard to remember a time before that. Though, an argument could be...
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During Google I/O, we learned about a significant change coming to Chromebooks: They will soon be able to run Android apps straight from the Google...
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Over the years, switching from one phone to another has meant a lot of different things. Back when I was navigating the Android Army, switching...
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