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Google Is Apparently Moving Away From Fully Autonomous Cars

12/13/2016, Back in the day before many carmakers started to get in on the trend, Google was one of the earlier companies exploring the concept of self-driving cars. In fact Google is so confident that self-driving cars are the future that their prototypes pretty...

Google Acquires Smartwatch OS Maker Cronologics

12/13/2016, Based on the numbers that we’ve seen from the IDC, the market for smartwatches isn’t doing so hot at the moment. It seems that demand for smartwatches isn’t quite as strong compared to other wearables such as fitness bands created by the likes of...

Google Assistant On The Pixel Can Control The Nest Thermostat

12/13/2016, Google Assistant is Google’s new voice assistant platform that has found its way into the Pixel handsets as well as Google Home. However for some reason, Google Assistant was never able to control the Nest Thermostat via the Pixel phones, even though it...

Android Pay Is Now Available In Japan

12/12/2016, Out of the more recent mobile payments platforms – Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Android Pay – Apple was the first to break into the Japanese market, although initial reports revealed that the launch was not as smooth as Apple would have liked....

Google’s Gboard Finally Makes Its Way Onto Android

12/12/2016, Earlier this year, Google launched a standalone keyboard app for iOS devices called Gboard. The idea is that it bakes Google’s search functionality into the keyboard itself, thus making it easier for users to search for things without having to leave...

Netflix VR App For Daydream View Headset Now Available

12/12/2016, One of the features of virtual reality is that it offers up an immersive viewing experience. Since the headset pretty much blocks out your view, pair it with some headphones and it almost feels like you’re in the virtual world. Not only does this make...

Google Translate Now Has A 5,000 Character Limit

12/09/2016, If you’ve been used to translating walls of text using Google Translate, you might be disappointed to learn that you will now have to work in batches. As pointed out by Google Operating System, it seems that Translate has gotten a new character limit of...

Google Testing Separating Apps & Games In The Play Store

12/09/2016, Apps is short for applications, which is another term used for software, and since video games are considered pieces of software, it makes sense that they fall under the apps category, right? However as spotted by Android Police, it seems that Google is...

Google Drive Backups Tab Is Now Showing Up

12/08/2016, Google Drive is Google’s answer to cloud storage and is used to store all kinds of files, including backups for your phone, such as installed apps, device settings, call history and more. However while your Android backups are saved to Google Drive, for...

Google’s Daydream View VR Headset Gets Seven New Apps

12/08/2016, Google’s Daydream View VR headset only supports a handful of smartphones at this point in time but it’s only the beginning for this relatively new virtual reality platform. Google today announced that its first proper VR headset is available...

VR Headset Makers Partner Up To Create Industry Standards

12/08/2016, The virtual reality market looked like it was a bit messy. We’d have folks from Google doing their thing with Daydream, then we have the likes of HTC, Oculus, and Sony doing their own thing, and for a moment there was a bit of issue regarding platform...

Chrome 55 For Android Comes With Offline ‘Downloads’ Feature

12/07/2016, Do you sometimes find yourself bombarded with a ton of articles that you’d like to read but don’t have the time? There are a couple of different apps that can save articles for you to read later. However if you prefer native solutions, you’ll be...

You Can Now Tweet Google Emojis And It Will Search For You

12/07/2016, We speak emoji. Let’s talk. 🙌 #KnowNearby pic.twitter.com/HjIMs3KPKe — Google (@Google) December 6, 2016 Google search relies on users typing in what they are looking for. Sure, you could use voice search but basically this still converts it...

Google Docs Update Makes It Easier To Write Your Term Paper

12/06/2016, When it comes to writing term papers in school, the importance of citing your sources is important. The format of the citation is also equally just as important as different types of academic papers may call for different styles of citation. We understand...