Getting major software updates for some Android phones isn’t the easiest process, and there are some devices that simply don’t get updated in a timely fashion. Even when it comes to security updates.
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Google showed off a new technology at Google I/O earlier this week. It’s called Duplex and it allows Google Assistant to call places to schedule appointments at your request. The example given was a pre-recorded call between Assistant and a barber.
The technology is frankly mind-blowing, because Google Assistant sounds ... Read More »
The Google Home Max is a big and pricey smart speaker that brings higher-end audio to your living room. It’s like a regular Google Home but with higher-end internals and something called Smart Sound which tunes the output based on the room size using ... Read More »
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Project Treble is a great Google system that allows for faster Android updates by compartmentalizing software. Rather than having to adapt Android to every single device and its hardware, Android updates can be released independently of hardware drivers. Not only does this allow for quicker updates, it also allows ... Read More »
Google has been busy this week announcing new things, and now Google Pay is getting some attention, too.
Google Pay, the all-in-one digital payment option, now supports storing digital tickets, which means you can skip the physical ticket if you prefer. Google Pay now supports storing movie, airline, ... Read More »
The mystery of the Google dongle that appeared in the FCC database last month has been solved.
Google says there are hundreds of new features being added to Android P, which is usually par for the ... Read More »
Google News is a new service from the tech giant that unifies news for users in a single spot, offering comprehensive coverage and simplified following of trusted news sources. The new app immediately displays a briefing of the top five recommended stories at the top of the feed, with more suggested stories below.
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Google Photos is getting a slew of new AI features. At Google I/O 2018, CEO Sundar Pichai announced new features in Google Photos that are designed to simplify the lives of users. For example, Photos will analyze photos, recognize friends pictured in them, and suggest sharing those photos with the friend ... Read More »
Addiction to technology has been a growing talking point over the years, with companies like Facebook and Apple bearing the majority of the weight.
Google has been included in the conversation, too, which makes sense considering the presence that Android has in the smartphone market and Google’s stamp on the internet as a whole. To address ... Read More »