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This Week in Mobile: Google I/O, Apps, and Pretty Nails

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Here at Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, we are obsessed with everything that happens in mobile, be it rumors of iPhone hardware, delectable Android updates or new apps we love.

Every Friday, we’d like to help you top up your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse.

Google, Google, Google I/O


Google threw its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco this week and it was ambitious. Google wants to be in your TV, your car, and on your wrist. There was a whole slew of updates, apps, and introductions including a preview of Android's L release with a brand new design. Check out the roundup at Wired.

Freemium Apps


A report was released this week detailing the rapid growth of Google's Play Store. One of the most interesting statistics from the report is the 98% of worldwide Google Play revenue that is generated by freemium apps. This signals that payment within the app is more palatable than paying for the app upfront. via The Verge

Uber's Latest Gimmick


Uber's latest gimmick is here just in time for San Francisco Pride. This Saturday, couples in SF can request a wedding via the Uber app. Couples will recieve a notary provided by Uber and then a ceremony complete with a violinist, floral arrangements, candles, dessert, champagne and even an Uber gift bag. Happy Pride, San Francisco! via Business Insider

iPhones in Production


Are you itching for a new iPhone? Has the ten long months with the iPhone 5S felt like an eternity? Well, great news: Apple is slated to begin producing the 4.7 inch screen and the 5.5 inch screen iPhones next month. This means you'll get your hands on one by September. via Business Insider 

Fueled App: MyNCLA


While the above image might be a slight exaggeration of what this app can do, we're excited to introduce MyNCLA, a Fueled built app! MyNCLA allows users to take a picture, put it on a nail sticker template, and order a set of nail wraps straight to their home. Don't you want your favorite picture of Fluffy on your nails? Check it out here.

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