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Raspberry Pi is definitely one of the best single-board computers with ARM-based CPU on the market, but other companies are slowly catching up. There are already several worthy computer boards on the market, and Huawei is the latest company that decided to challenge Raspberry Pi.
Support for Play Store and Android apps for Chromebooks started rolling out back in June last year. So far, not many notebooks have received the update, but Google is determined to bring the update to as many Chromebooks as it can in near future and we now know which ones will
Millions of Android devices have been infected by an adware called FalseGuide. The malware enters people's devices by convincing people to install apps that appear to be guides for popular games. Users often give these apps unnecessary permissions, growing their impact.
Google Maps on Android and iOS now come with a parking feature that can be used to save your parking location. The feature first showed up last month as part of the app's beta. It's easy to use on both platforms. The most you have to do is tap a button to drop a pin.
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, might be working on an airship. Bloomberg claims he's working on the project in a NASA hangar and the airship has a design reminiscent of a zeppelin. It's unknown if Brin is forming a new company to work on aeronautics.
Google is making a few changes to Search in order to restrict the impact and prevalence of fake news and inappropriate results. It's adjusting rankings, making it easy for users to provide feedback about results, and helping people understand how the Search algorithm works.
If you don't know what to purchase next and you have enough money, then take a look at the latest virtual reality camera by Google and Yi Technology. The two companies have now announced a new VR camera that combines 16 spherically aligned 4K action cameras with an extra
To make it easier for people to find good businesses while traveling, Google is automatically translating reviews. If you happen to be in a country where you don't speak the local language, Google will change user-generated reviews to your main language.
We have heard a few things about Google's new Pixel smartphones, but they are still quite a mystery. Codenamed Walleye, Muskie, and Taimen, the smartphones are still in early development and will take a few more weeks or even months before they hit the shelves.
Uber may have hid a piece of LiDAR technology that was based on Alphabet trade secrets, according to a new claim from Alphabet's Waymo. As part of its ongoing lawsuit against Uber, Waymo says a LiDAR device was created using stolen information from Alphabet.
Governments submitted requests for personal data to Google on 90,492 occasions in 2016. That's up about 19% from the number of requests Google received during all of 2015. 45,549 of those came during the second half of the year. It complied in over 60% of cases.
With the announcement of various new flagship smartphones, Google has decided to slash price of its Pixel smartphone. The base model with 32 GB of storage was normally selling for $649, but now can be purchased for $599.99 unlocked, which is a pretty good deal.
Due to the small issues with Android Wear 2.0 update, many companies had to postpone their updates. Despite the short delay, many watches have yet to receive the promised update. Now, Google has posted a timeframe when the remaining watches will receive the update.
An update to Google Home has made it capable of distinguishing between users. The smart speaker can now interact in a unique way with up to six people. Your voice will be attached to things like a schedule and playlists. Assistant will be personalized to your activity.
Google is reportedly planning to include ad-blocking in Chrome, getting rid of the need for a third-party extension. The Wall Street Journal reports Google is working to include the feature in its mobile and desktop browsers. It'll specifically block "unacceptable" ads.
Android Pay is slowly becoming the main player in the mobile payments segment. After it crossed the 600 mark last month, Google has now announced that Android Pay received support for five more banks in the United States as part of its latest expansion that started on Monday.
As promised a few days ago, Google has officially unveiled today a new version of Google Earth. The new version was two years in the making and is now available on the web. As for the Android version of the app, it is rolling out on Google Play so be patient.
Google has acquired some land in Nevada that'll eventually be used for a data center. The 1,210 acres is located near Reno in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. Documents about the transaction appeared last week. The space may also be a Waymo testing center.
Google has reached a $7.8 million settlement in an Android-related antitrust case in Russia. The settlement was reached with Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service, which claimed Google was violating the country's local competition rules. The case began with a complaint.
All of your videos in Google Photos can now be stabilized by the app. The mobile app can automatically stabilize the videos in your camera roll with a tap. The feature may be useful even in cases where a clip was recorded on a phone with hardware-based image stabilization.