Nexus 6 will be made by Motorola, QHD display and Moto X-like design included

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Next month is shaping up to be a promising one for Google. The company is expected to unveil the next round of Nexus devices and Android L. While the HTC-made Nexus tablet is essentially a lock to debut, the existence of a phone is a little iffy. Today, Google’s phone plans have been confirmed. The Nexus 6 is real and Motorola is behind it.


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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for September 29, 2014

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With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!

Android Auto

Google details the development process for Android Auto

Apps

Waze update adds Places! information

Carriers

More Motorola DROID Turbo details emerge via GFXBench


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Google Drive adds easier search and management, shorter URLs to Forms

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The aptly named Forms arm of Google Drive has been updated today. The update focuses on search, management, and URLs. Underneath the Help tab, Forms has a new search bar to find things a lot easier. The shortcut to cue the search bar is “Alt+/.” The management tools have to do with the questions included and they can now be shuffled and given a limited amount of responses. Finally, users can share a form with a short URL provided by Google.

Source: Google Drive Blog (Official)

[Deal] Pebble smartwatches on sale at Best Buy

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The Pebble smartwatches are still among the best available. Through Best Buy, you can pick up the base model or Pebble Steel at a discount. The base model is available in your choice of black, white, or red with a $99 price tag. This is down from $50. The Pebble Steel, available in black or silver with leather bands, has also been knocked down to $199. If the leather bands are not quite your taste, Best Buy has the metal bands for $19.

Let us know in the comments if you purchase a Pebble smartwatch with this deal.

Source: Best Buy [Pebble Link - $99] [Pebble Steel Link - $199]

Waze update adds Places! information

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Waze has rolled out an update to their application adding some new features. Extending their user-submitted data model, Waze now lets users submit information on local places. Users can add or edit information related to businesses or residential locations. This could include information about parking options or whether a location has drive-thru services available. Users can also submit photos to help other Waze users recognize a location when they arrive.
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