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Everything Google announced at its Google I/O keynote

Google just kicked off its annual Google I/O developer conference. It’s a great opportunity to get a sneak peek at what’s next for Android and other platforms. This year was no different as the company announced a ton of stuff. ...

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Google Search will now help you find nearby events

Google today is updating its app and mobile web experience in the U.S. to help web searchers more easily find things to do – like concerts, art exhibits, lectures, festivals, meetups, sporting events, and more – which are happening nearby, ...

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Crunch Report | Google Home Gets More Personal

Today’s Stories  Google Home can now recognize up to six voices and give personalized responses Google said to be planning a built-in ad blocker for Chrome GoPro to release prosumer spherical camera in fall 2017 FTC tells ‘influencers’ to quit ...

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Google says to ‘count on’ a second-generation Pixel smartphone this year

Google’s Pixel smartphone this year was a significant reset for the company’s mobile hardware strategy – and one that earned a lot of praise from customers and critics. Good news for those who liked it: Pixel’s successor will arrive sometime ...

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Google Maps lets you save and share favorite places with launch of Lists

Google Maps is today rolling out a new feature to all users on iOS and Android devices that will allow you to make lists of places that you can star, save and share with friends. There are three different lists types built ...

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Inside Google Shop, where Google is reinventing how it sells devices

Google has significantly rethought its approach to hardware with the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, devices designed and created by Google itself. It’s also rethinking how it sells devices, with the new Google Shop. This fall saw Google introduce ...

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Google brings RCS, the next-gen upgrade to SMS, to Android phones on Sprint

As promised earlier this year, Google is bringing RCS – Rich Communications Service, an upgrade to the SMS standard – to Android devices. Its first carrier partner on the initiative is Sprint, which is rolling out RCS messaging to its customers ...

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Facebook lets you AirPlay or Google Cast web and mobile videos to your TV

Facebook wants you to lean back and watch its News Feed videos on your television with a new feature that lets you stream clips via Apple TV, AirPlay devices, Google Chromecast, and Google Cast devices. The move could help Facebook ...

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Add Google Assistant to your phone by tweaking two lines of code

Want Google Assistant, but don’t want to spend your allowance on a Pixel? I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is you can get it with two tiny tweaks to a single config file — the bad ...

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Google’s new smartphones are about Google, not Android

Google unveiled a lot of new devices today, but at the core of nearly everything was a commitment to Assistant specifically, and to showing off what Google’s range of service offerings can do. I sat down with Google Canada’s Head ...

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