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Day: May 17, 2017

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You Can Now Create Shortcuts to Actions in Google Assistant

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As one of the many updates arriving for the Google Assistant today, Google has added the ability to create shortcuts to otherwise lengthy actions you may …

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Google Now Lets Anyone Build Instant Apps

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Last year at I/O, Google formally debuted Instant Apps as a way to use functionality within downloadable applications without having to download the app itself to …

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Google Updates Pixel Launcher in Android O w/ Quicker Widget Access, Customizable Icons [Download APK Here]

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As a part of Android O, Google today updated the Pixel Launcher for the Pixel and Pixel XL with some new features. For instance, quicker access …

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Google’s Web Client for Allo Won’t Be Ready for Another Month or Two

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Back in February, we got our first glimpse at Google Allo on the desktop. While it was assumed we wouldn’t have to wait much longer for …

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Google is Bringing Smart Replies to Gmail

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Smart Reply originally debuted in Google’s alternative email application Inbox. But today during I/O 2017, the company announced they’re bringing the same functionality to Gmail users. …

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Google’s Latest AR Efforts Want to Help You Find and Learn About Stuff

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Google today took some time to address their current augmented reality efforts at I/O 2017 during their live keynote. Specifically, they spoke about Tango which first …

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Google Announces Standalone VR Headsets at I/O 2017

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Google today at I/O 2017 announced a new category of VR headsets they’ll soon support from manufacturers: standalone VR headsets. They don’t require a phone, a …

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Android TV to Receive New Launcher, Google Assistant Later This Year

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On stage today during the opening I/O 2017 keynote address, Google announced that Android TV will receive a new launcher interface and the Google Assistant later …

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Android Studio 3.0 Will Bring Native Support for Kotlin

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The Kotlin programming language is pretty popular amongst developers. It helps them get more work done, makes developing apps easier and simpler, and helps to create multiple …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is Getting Google Daydream Support This Summer

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Good news for those who are interested in picking up Samsung’s Galaxy S8 or S8+: Google has announced at I/O 2017 that the devices will receive …

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Android Go is Basically Baby Android for Budget Devices

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Following today’s new about Android O during I/O 2017, Google also debuted something called Android Go. Go is essentially a lightweight, baby version of Android that …

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Google Releases Android O Developer Preview 2 w/ Notification Dots, Autofill

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During today’s I/O 2017 keynote, Google detailed Android O and released the second developer preview of the future OS upgrade. The official public beta is also …

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Google Photos Adds Suggested Sharing, Shared Libraries, and Photo Books

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During I/O 2017, Google updated it’s Photos platform with new capabilities. This comes as Google says there’s now 500 million people using Photos across platforms, including …

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Google Home Can Now Make Phone Calls and Cast Visuals to Your TV

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Google Home is getting a really nice upgrade today, via I/O 2017. During the keynote, Google announced they’re adding hands-free phone calls to their home speaker …

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Google Adds Payments, Texting, and Third-Party Actions to Assistant on Phone

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Google today updated the Assistant will a slew of new functions during I/O 2017. For starters, you can now order things via the Assistant such as …

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Google Lens Lets You Scan Objects and Learn More About Them

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Google’s solution to Samsung’s Bixby Vision is here. It’s called Google Lens and ties in with the Assistant. At I/O 2017, the company debuted the function …

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Google Brings the Assistant to the iPhone

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Google today has announced it’s bringing the Assistant to Apple’s iPhone. During their I/O 2017 keynote, the company said their voice assistant would arrive as it’s …

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Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile Cell Phone Service Launches for Many

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Back in April, Comcast announced its new initiative to offer an exclusive cell phone data plan to Xfinity customers called Xfinity Mobile. It was known how …

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How-To: Watch Today’s Google I/O 2017 Keynote

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Today is the day when Google will be holding it’s annual I/O developer keynote. Google CEO Sundar Pichai will host the event at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain …

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Amazon Updates Fire Tablet Line w/ New 7-inch Design, Fire HD 8 Kids Edition

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Today, Amazon finally took the time to update their aging Fire tablet line, with some models having not seen an update since 2015. We saw an …