While the number 13 is considered unlucky by some, it’s proving to be a lucky number for Sundar Pichai at least, because Alphabet has announced that Google‘s CEO is set to become its thirteenth board member. Pichai will become the second Google executive on Alphabet’s board with Diane Green, the head of Google’s cloud division, […]
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The app’s listing on Google Play gives us an idea of how many phones have been sold. It was October 2016 when the Google Pixel was released, and eight months later the phone’s official launcher has eclipsed at least 1 million installs. A tip given to Droid Life by one Pixel owner shows the Play […]
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Google’s fancy Gboard keyboard has been updated with some new tricks that should help you type faster and spend less time digging through your emoji drawer. Yep, this update is very focused on helping you find emojis quicker. Instead of looking through all of your emojis, you can now simply draw the emoji you want […]
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Google wants to help solve your collaboration issues, and they’re going to do with Jamboard, a gigantic whiteboard with a ton of cloud integration. It features a 55-inch screen that can be drawn and worked on, and its team-focused feature set makes it easy to sync things up for multiple people in a group. This device […]
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It only took half a year, but Google's first take on a digital whiteboard is finally available. Google has started selling the Jamboard in the US for $ 4,999 plus $ 600 per year for management and support ($ 300 if you buy one by the end of September)….
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Google launched a new tool that may help you turn any old Android into your Android. It’s all thanks to the #myAndroid website, which promises to help make your handset truly your own “from the way it looks to the way it works.”
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Google has cut the price of its Daydream View VR headset from $ 80 down to $ 50 in its latest deal, making it an excellent deal for Pixel phone owners keen to try out virtual reality.
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Google has just released an app called Trusted Contacts that allows you to share your location with your emergency contacts with a single touch. The company hopes it will help keep users safe.
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Envious of the many new software features on Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones? Don’t fret. With a little bit of tinkering, you can get many of the same flagship features on your current Android device.
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Google’s Pixel handset might not have the highest IP rating in the world, but it actually handles water better than you might expect. In a test by one user, it was able to handle being submerged in shallow water for up to 30 minutes.
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Google is aiming for the high-end market with its new Pixel smartphones, but is the higher price worth the upgrade from last year’s Nexus 6P? We break it down, from the camera and hardware to the Pixel-exclusive software.
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Today, Google introduced a refresh of its Chromecast streaming device. It’s called the Chromecast Ultra. While it costs nearly double the price of the old one, the latest Chromecast supports both 4K streaming and HDR for eye-popping video streaming.
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Today’s the big day! Google is expected to announce some big things at its event in San Francisco. We’re expecting to see a new 4K Chromecast, a Google Home product launch, the Daydream VR viewer as well as some more major items, such as the new Pixel series of phones and the Android and Chrome […]
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These days, there are numerous ways to enjoy wireless streaming at home, but few options can compete with the rock-solid reliability afforded by Google’s Chromecast Audio. Simple and affordable, the Chromecast Audio is currently $ 10 off.
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Google unveiled YouTube Go, a lightweight client for slow internet connections like those seen in India, at an event in Dehli, India, on Tuesday. It’s launching later this year as part of a limited beta.
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Allo and Duo, new apps from Google, are edging near their release date. One Reddit user claims to be a beta tester for the apps and has shed some light on how they work, and what will happen to Hangouts.
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Google’s rolling out an update to Maps that makes it easier to spot areas of interest and venues. Other new features include a Wi-Fi mode and public transit delay/cancellation notifications.
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Google has released its latest diversity report, showing slow progress, but progress nonetheless. Google is quick to highlight that these numbers do not reflect where the company wants to be.
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The Google app for iOS is getting a few improvements. The latest update improves the speed of searches, and adds sports highlights and keyboard shortcuts for iPad users with an external keyboard.
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The Samsung GearVR, powered by Oculus, was the first serious mobile VR headset. But Google is firing back with the high-end Daydream standard for smartphones, and that spells trouble for Oculus.
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Android users have had access to VR mode on YouTube for a while now, but iOS users have been left out — until now, that is. Google has finally updated the YouTube iOS app to offer VR mode, for use with Google Cardboard.
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Google is still in hot water, thanks to the European Commission. The antitrust chief believes Android stifles competition due to the pre-loaded Google apps, and could escalate the investigation as early as this week.
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Google's grand designs for a new complex have been upgraded since we saw them last. Its still-in-planning campus (right next to the Googleplex), has benefitted from new renders, revealed in part of the company's planning application to local official…
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After nearly a year, Google is ready to drop the velvet ropes that have kept Project Fi off-limits for most Americans. As of today, anyone in the US can sign up for the simpler, data-centric wireless service without requiring an invitation — if you'…
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Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment that pairs your phone with your desktop and allows you to wield it as a lightsaber. You’ll start off traversing through a Star Destroyer, battling storm troopers who still have trouble aiming.
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Google wants to have a presence in China again with the possible launch of the Google Play Store in the country next year. According to Reuters, Google will comply with Chinese law on filtered content.
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Google’s Smart Reply, a new feature rolling out to Inbox on Android and iOS, uses artificial intelligence to generate possible responses to email messages. It’s surprisingly perceptive.
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After the big announcements today, Microsoft seems to be pulling out the stops in response to its competitors’ take on its flagship all-in-one tablet, the Surface Pro. Here’s how the specs for the new Surface Pro 4 stack up against Google’s Pixel C.
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We know another Nexus smartphone is coming soon, but built by whom? Both Huawei and LG are rumored to be making Google's reference device for Android M, and we now have pretty solid evidence for LG. A picture of the device from an Indonesian G+ use…
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According to Bloomberg Business, the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating an incident wherein Google’s solar-powered Solara 50 plane reportedly crashed shortly after takeoff. The event occurred on May 1st at a private airfield outsid…
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