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Google Readies New Street View Cameras to Boost Machine Learning

Google’s car-mounted Street View cameras have been traversing the globe for a decade, offering users the opportunity to stroll down a street from the comfort of their computer screen. However, the cameras used to gather this data haven’t improved in…

No Comments / 46 View / January 31, 2018

Google Assistant killed one of my favorite Android features, and now I’m lost

Before Google Assistant took on the task of delivering contextual information on your phone, there was Now on Tap, an on-demand service that searched the web for whatever was on your screen. The two are fairly similar, except that Assistant has done away…

Comments Off on Google Assistant killed one of my favorite Android features, and now I’m lost / 18 View / October 17, 2017

Google Earth iOS update saves it from App Store removal

One of iOS 11’s big changes (and there are many) is that it will no longer support 32-bit-only apps. This has left developers scrambling to make sure their apps will be able to launch on the software update arriving in…

No Comments / 24 View / August 7, 2017

Google Play Music update lets you play music from search results

Google Play Music is making it faster to get to the tunes that you want to hear. Google has updated the Play Music app to allow you to begin playing music from the search results. This means that when you’re searching for…

No Comments / 4 View / July 2, 2017

Google intros VR180 format to make creating virtual reality content easier

There are quite a few companies invested in virtual reality right now, and since VR is a relatively new platform, those firms are also working to get content onto their platforms. That includes Google. Google today announced VR180, a new video format…

No Comments / 16 View / June 29, 2017

Google dropping support for Android Market on Android 2.1 Eclair and earlier

We haven’t heard much about the Android Market ever since it was replaced by Google Play back in 2012, but that’s changing today. Google says that it’s ending support for the Android Market on devices running Android 2.1 Eclair and lower. Once June 30, 2017…

No Comments / 11 View / June 5, 2017

Google’s Project Fi introduces Group Repay to make splitting the monthly bill easier

Google’s Project Fi introduces Group Repay to make splitting the monthly bill easier

Heads up, Project Fi subscribers, because today Google added a nifty new feature to its wireless service. Project Fi is launching a feature called Group Repay that’ll make it easy for a plan owner to get paid by the other members of the…

No Comments / 4 View / June 4, 2017

Google just launched a new app that orders food, pays utility bills, and thousands of other things

Life these days is on a fast pace. Whether it’s chores, or just getting things checked off your laundry or shopping list, all help is welcome. Turns out, Google now has a new app for that. Earlier this week, Google…

No Comments / 43 View / April 25, 2017

Google’s biggest Android problem is also ruining emoji

Want to use that new selfie emoji? How about the facepalm or avocado? If you’re on Android, or texting someone who is, there’s a good chance those new characters aren’t working. That’s because Google, like Apple, ties emoji updates to…

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Google Adds Group Plans to Project Fi

Google today unveiled a new group plan for Project Fi, its wireless service that harnesses the networks of several carriers and Wi-Fi to offer the strongest signal available. Group plans allow up to six people on one account. Unlimited talk…

No Comments / 508 View / October 13, 2016