All posts tagged "Google"

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    Google ending Hands Free pilot on February 8

    Remember Google Hands Free? The payment service entered a pilot phase last year, and now that test is coming to an end. Google is officially ceasing the Hands Free pilot that it was running in the San...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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    Google OnHub routers receive heavy discounts on Amazon

    We’re now well past Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but that doesn’t mean that the deals are done. Amazon is now offering solid discounts on Google’s OnHub routers. The ASUS model is available for $105.99, a whopping...

    • Posted December 22, 2016
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    Google Translate Gets a Deep-Learning Upgrade

    Google Translate has become a quick-and-dirty translation solution for millions of people worldwide since it debuted a decade ago. But Google’s engineers have been quietly tweaking their machine translation service’s algorithms behind the scenes. They recently delivered a huge Google...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
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    Google Touts Chrome Power, Battery Improvements

    Earlier this summer, Microsoft said its Edge browser is the most power-efficient browser around. Not surprisingly, Google begs to differ. In a Tuesday blog post, Google championed the efficiency of Chrome. Specifically, it says the latest version...

    • Posted September 4, 2016
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    5 Reasons Why Hound Is Better Than Siri And Google Now

    There are so many AI-powered digital assistants out there these days, we’ll forgive you if you’ve lost track. Hound is an offering from Shazam rival SoundHound, and it’s packed with an impressive number of features considering it...

    • Posted August 10, 2016
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    Google Play Store Coming To Chromebooks

    Google announced that it would be deploying the Google Play Store in Chromebooks, giving users the ability to use some of their favorite mainstream Android apps inside their Chrome OS-powered notebooks for the first time. The company revealed...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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    When you do a search about a product you want to buy or look for recommendations for the best Asian dumplings in town, you don’t want to wait long for a site to come up on your...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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    Users now have an easy way to put messages off until the weekend Google is giving Inbox users a couple more ways to avoid dealing with their email right away. The company announced Friday that users of...

    • Posted February 20, 2016
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    Google Pixel C tablet review

    Welcome to the new age of Android tablets. The Google Pixel C has designs on being the new touch-plus-type tablet sheriff in town, and Apple’s iPad Air 2 should watch its back. This thing’s coming for its tablet...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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    HTC One A9 review

    I posted my first impressions of the HTC One A9 last week and then went and pre-ordered my own SIM-unlocked Deep Garnet one. After spending 10 days with an international model, I thought the US model was...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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    Google vs. Amazon in home improvement: Tech giants take different approaches to crowded market

    After months of speculation, Google has entered the home services market, by making it easier for homeowners to find plumbers, locksmiths and handymen without ever leaving the search box. But its launch is not about copying what Amazon announced a few months ago. Even...

    • Posted August 16, 2015
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    Google’s YouTube creating game-streaming site after losing Twitch to Amazon

    After losing Twitch to Amazon last year, YouTube is rolling out its own video game-streaming platform. The new site, YouTube Gaming, will allow users to stream live gameplay and record it straight to a YouTube video for easy sharing...

    • Posted June 14, 2015
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    Google’s giving 1TB of Google Drive storage to Chromebook users

    Chromebooks are pretty good devices and if you thought Google’s 100GB of Drive storage was not enough, the giant is giving away 1TB of Google Drive storage for free for two years this holiday season. This $240...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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