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Google Will Now Inform Developers Of Poorly Made Android Apps

05/20/2017, When it comes to developing apps, there are many ways one can go about solving the same problem or trying to achieve the same thing. This is where experience comes into play, where more experienced developers will probably be better at coming up with code...

Soon You’ll Be Able To Send Money Using Google Assistant

05/18/2017, Sending money over instant messenger isn’t a new feature. In fact we’ve seen quite a few platforms support the feature, such as with Facebook Messenger and Gmail, and soon it seems that you can use Google Assistant to perform such actions too, as...

LG And GE To Add Support For Google Assistant In Their Appliances

05/18/2017, Google Assistant was originally designed to live on smartphones and the Google Home, but given how we’re starting to see home appliances starting to integrate Amazon’s Alexa AI, we guess it isn’t surprising to learn that both LG and GE have...

YouTube VR Will Get Shared Rooms And Live Voice Chat

05/18/2017, The idea behind virtual reality (VR) technology is to help create more immersive experiences where users are transported into virtual worlds. However sometimes this can feel rather lonely, after all imagine being inside a virtual world but with no one to...

Verizon To Sell ASUS ZenFone AR Project Tango Smartphone

05/18/2017, It has been confirmed today that Verizon is going to be the first carrier in the United States to sell a Project Tango smartphone. ASUS ZenFone AR, only the second smartphone ever to support Google’s augmented reality platform, is going to be...

Google Says Android O Will Cut Reboot Times In Half

05/18/2017, There are many things that make a smartphone OS good to use, such as its user interface, overall design, features, accessibility, conveniences, and of course speed, which while can be hardware dependent, has also got to do with optimizing the software for...

Google Expeditions Will Be Getting A New Augmented Reality Mode

05/17/2017, Since it would be a difficult and expensive task to try and bring students in a classroom to various parts of the world for educational experiences, what Google has done is launch Expeditions which basically allows educators to give students a similar...

Android Now Has 2 Billion Monthly Active Users

05/17/2017, When it comes to smartphone operating systems, it’s hard to deny that Android is currently the king of the hill and their closest competitor would be Apple’s iOS, but even then the market share difference is still pretty huge. So exactly how big is...

Google Search Will Soon Make Job Hunting A Bit Easier

05/17/2017, If you’re looking for a job, there are various job portals that you can visit to find something that might suit you. However it seems that Google wants to make it easier for you to find a job and in an announcement on its blog (via Engadget), they have...

Android’s Instant Apps Now Available To All Developers

05/17/2017, At last year’s Google I/O event, the company announced an upcoming feature called Instant Apps, however fast forward to this year and that feature has yet to roll out in earnest, although recent reports have suggested it could be soon. Turns out the...

Google Lens Uses Your Camera To Make Searches In Real-Life

05/17/2017, When you hear a song that you don’t know, there’s a good chance you might launch apps such as Shazam or SoundHound to try and identify it. So what about objects? What if you saw a table or a pair of shoes you really liked but didn’t know where to...

Notification Dots Will Be Coming To Android O

05/17/2017, One of the main differences between iOS and Android is the way the platforms handle notifications. With iOS, notifications come in two forms, via app badges where a number is shown on the app’s icon to indicate how many notifications/messages/emails...