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It seems like Google Glass is back from the dead. The search giant announced the popular glasses back in 2014, but the product was shut down in 2015, after the website was shut down and its Twitter and Facebook profiles were deleted. Today, the Google Glass has received its
Google is expected to launch the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 smartphones later this fall and we were hearing that either HTC or LG is in charge of building them. HTC is reportedly in charge of making the Pixel 2, while LG should be working on the larger model, the Pixel 2 XL.
Google has just announced that support for the Android Market app on Android 2.1 Eclair and older devices will end on June 30, 2017. Most developers no longer support these Android versions, so this won't affect many devices, but those that still use the Android Market will
Google's Project Fi has made it easier for group plan members to split the cost of their joint account. As of today, the service is offering a straightforward "group repay" option so that account holders can be paid by other people on a plan. This is connected to Google Wallet.
Google has begun rolling out its AI-powered jobs search engine, which pulls and compiles listings from a range of popular sources. You can use the tool to quickly find listings from LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Facebook, Monster, and others. The tool integrates Glassdoor ratings.
Google has outlined a four-part strategy meant to further tackle the problem of extremist content on YouTube. Its strategy is largely centered around increasing and improving its use of AI and reviewing systems, which can find extremist videos among the millions on the site.
Google has kept its promise and is now rolling out Play Store support to more Chromebooks. The company said that that all Chromebooks shipped in 2017 and beyond would support Android apps, and while it will be hard to keep that promise, 16 more devices have gained the support.
Google is not a stranger to making its own smartphones, but the company wants to further improve its smartphone business by making its own chipsets. The search giant has hired Manu Gulati to be the "lead SoC architect". For those that don't know, Gulati has spent eight years
Google hasn't revealed its Pixel sales stats, but one indicator suggests the company has moved over a million units. Based on the download counter for the Pixel Launcher on the Play Store, 1 million downloads of that app exist. The Pixel Launcher is exclusively for Pixel phones.
Google Drive will soon be updated with the ability to back up any file or folder on your computer, with the only limiting factor being the amount of storage space on your account. Drive is being reinvented under the name Backup and Sync, a new tool from the company.
Just as we heard that Google has reportedly canceled a third Pixel smartphone codenamed "muskie", which was expected to be a true Pixel XL successor, another report reveals a possible manufacturer of a Pixel successor. According to newly leaked information, the "Taimen" handset
First rumours were saying that Google is working on three new Pixel smartphones for 2017, codenamed "muskie", "walleye", and "taimen". The "muskie" was expected to be a true Pixel 2 successor, while the "walleye" is the base and "taimen" the largest Pixel 2 model.
Flagship smartphones often get the longest support from companies, but that may vary depending on the brand. When it comes to Google, the company wants to make sure its users are receiving proper support and has now confirmed that both the Pixel and Pixel XL will be getting
We finally have first concrete Google Pixel 2 information. Thanks to WinFuture who discovered the Geekbench listing, we have learned that Google's upcoming flagship phone will go the same route as Galaxy S8 and LG G6, at least when the display and chipset are in question.
It seemed logical for Google to go up a version number from 7.0 to 8.0 with Android O, but the company also went a different route in the past with Android 4.4 KitKat. Since Android O developer preview is now out, it is now confirmed that Android O's version is indeed 8.0.
One of the most annoying problems Google Pixel owners were experiencing has finally been fixed. The latest over-the-air update fixes the random freezing issues that many users have been reporting, but the company warned that the freezing can be caused by many different things.
Google Play Store developers who use incentivized reviews to boost their standing on the store will be punished by Google. A new developer policy has been published that quite clearly prohibits the use of "incentivized ratings, reviews, and installs."
Google might have officially announced the latest Android O platform, but the final version of the operating system is far from finished. The search giant has already released two Android O builds for Pixel and Nexus devices, but the final build is expected to arrive later this
It is obvious that internet browsers are slowly getting better, especially in terms of battery life and performance, which are very important for smartphones. Google recently released a new version of Chrome for Linux, Mac and Windows, but Android users have been skipped.
Google-owned Waze has partnered with RapidSOS, an emergency tech company, to give drivers and first-responders data about accidents. Live data crowdsourced from Waze users will be available to 911 centers already connected to RapidSOS' services. The app gets reports from drivers.