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Google this week released a pretty significant update for iPhone and iPad, which not only brought about iOS 7 support but also some handy tools for responding to... emails themselves.

The iPhone app has had some minor tweaks such a new side navigation bar, but it is the iPad where things look considerably different.

You should note the new slimmed do...

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A product page for the device was temporarily listed on the Google Play store earlier this week and the page indicated that the tablet would go on sale on November 21. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Google... has since deleted the page from its website.

The story was first spotted by Ubergizmo, although the tech website has since removed its article on the issue.

Little is known about the sec...

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Providing iPad and iPod users are running at least iOS 6, the new unified iOS app (free, iTunes) will allow these folk to send both personal and group messages to their BBM contacts.

The new... and improved app also fixes a previous bug where users were missing contact names and makes it easier for users to find friends and to invite contacts to group conversations.

That last change...

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Announcing the news on its Android Developers blog, the firm confirmed that the app storefront will allow school administrators to bulk order and instantly distribute apps, videos and other educational... content to classes and school districts.

Developers will, in turn, able to push their applications to teachers and students by marking their apps for inclusion in Google Play for Education when using t...

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The latest iteration of Android has to date only been available on the new Nexus 5 but, as of November 13, can now be downloaded on the Nexus 7 Wi-Fi versions and Nexus 10 tablet.

The bad news... is that Nexus 4 owners and those with a cellular Nexus 7 tablet will have to wait a little longer, with the update not currently available for both devices.

Google announced Android 4.4 KitKat o...

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A recent patent application shows the search giant may be ready to take the wearable technology concept a big step further. Google is developing an electronic skin tattoo for the throat that can act... as a microphone for a smartphone, tablet or other device.

The patent by Google's Motorola Mobility unit shows the idea of putting a microphone on a person's throat via an electronic ski...

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The biggie is Multiple Account Support. You can now switch between personal, work, or any other Google account.

Also with Single Sign In you can sign in once to Google Drive and you’ll... automatically be signed in to apps like YouTube, Google Maps, Chrome, and G+.

The updated iOS 7 support now also lets you print your files with Google Cloud Print or AirPrint. 

Sou...

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SwiftKey 4.3 is a unified app which works equally well on Android smartphones and tablets and it lets user customize the layout of their keyboard for the first time.

The new ‘Layouts for... Living’ feature enables users to move the keyboard around the screen, shrink it for one-handed use and even split it in two for two-handed typing. Another less notable addition is that the app no...

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Many of the new features are old hat to Android users already, but now iPhone and iPad users will get notifications when they are about to run late for an appointment and, for example, they're headed... for a traffic jam.

You will also be able to set reminders using Google’s now ubiquitous "OK Google" command and say something like "OK Google, remind me to take the trash out w...

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The latest to be broken is Kobo's Glo, which has has been tweaked to run a full version of Android by a user on MobileRead's forums. 

It was relatively easy, as the Glo shares a... lot of DNA with the previously-cracked Tolino Shine. Naturally, the hack gives you Google Play access, so it's entirely possible to install the Kindle app on the reader.

But remember ̵...