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  • Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’

    Amazon this morning gave an update on its Dash buttons in light of its recent expansion to support over 300 brands, and, in typical Amazon fashion, it didn’t release any hard numbers in terms of Dash buttons...

    • Posted April 22, 2017
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  • Google is fixing up Chromecast’s ‘Cast a tab’ feature and you can try the new version now

    I’ve been saying it for a few years now, but I really, really like the Chromecast — Google’s simple little dongle for streaming Netflix/Hulu/YouTube etc. from your devices to your TV with just a tap or two....

    • Posted April 8, 2017
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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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  • GOOGLE GIVES A BOOST TO MOBILE SEARCH SPEED

    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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  • GOOGLE ADDS NEW, MUCH-DESIRED DEFAULTS TO INBOX’S SNOOZE FEATURE

    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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