Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

HIGHLIGHTS The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched on Wednesday Google also launched new smart speakers, headphones, and VR headsets Only the phones and Daydream VR headset are confirmed for India right now At its hardware launch event on Wednesday, Google unveiled a number of new products – from smart speakers, to an AI powered camera that can automatically save clips you’ll want to keep, the two new Pixel phones, and more. Although Google unveiled several products, it also laid out a roadmap of how these products will evolve, and get more powerful…

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Gmail, Google Maps Updated With Fullscreen Support for iPhone X

Gmail, Google Maps Updated With Fullscreen Support for iPhone X

HIGHLIGHTS Both apps upgraded to support fullscreen display on iPhone X Gmail also adds third-party mail support on iOS Several Google apps have yet to receive iPhone X support Google has finally upgraded Gmail and Google Maps on iOS to support the new iPhone X that went on sale last month, featuring a 5.8-inch Super Retina bezel-less display with its infamous ‘notch’ on top. Gmail also gets support for non-Google email accounts via IMAP. The updated Gmail app for iOS is now capable of filling up the entire display on the iPhone X, including the ears on both…

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Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 powering 0.3 percent active devices Marshmallow still powering majority of devices Nougat now running on 20.6 percent devices Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months. Last month, Android Oreo was reported running on 0.2 percent of Android devices, and…

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Google Triangle App Is Aimed at Helping You Save Mobile Data

Google Triangle App Is Aimed at Helping You Save Mobile Data

Google has launched a new Triangle app that’s aimed at save that precious mobile data from being wasted unnecessarily. The app is currently being tested only in the Philippines, and most of the features work only for Globe and Smart prepaid users only. This app is designed mainly for those regions where data caps are a big deal still – and optimum utilisation of data is essential. The Triangle app sees your current data usage, looks at your data cap, checks data balance, and uses a feature called Data Saver…

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Google Play Music Offering 120-Day Free Subscription to New Subscribers

Google Play Music Offering 120-Day Free Subscription to New Subscribers

Google is offering a four-month free subscription on its music streaming service Google Play Music for new subscribers, allowing users to scan up to 50,000 songs from their music library. Typically, Google offers a 90-day free trial when a user signs up, but the offer has been extended by one month, AndroidPolice reported on Friday. The new special offer can be availed here. Users can listen to custom radio stations on their computer or mobile device using Google Play Music service. However, users who use the free service face ads…

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Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

Google at its ongoing developers conference unloaded tons of new information regarding its augmented reality and virtual reality efforts. During the keynote address, Google confirmed Daydream VR support for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, apart from detailing an upcoming standalone VR headset. Day two saw Google getting into some more detail regarding Daydream’s next major update which will include features like Web browser and and screen capture features, to name a few. The Internet search giant spoke about some of the new developments coming to Daydream 2.0, codenamed Euphrates,…

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Google Reportedly Won’t Fix a Major Threat Before Android O’s Release

Google Reportedly Won’t Fix a Major Threat Before Android O’s Release

A new Android security flaw has come to light that could potentially expose your Android smartphone to a lot of malware. Google has reportedly confirmed that it is aware of the issue, and has said that the fix will arrive with Android O. Now, Android O’s commercially release is still months away, which means users will remain exposed to the flaw till then. The flaw was first found by research firm Check Point, and it claims that the exploit exposes users to malware attacks like “ransomware, banking malware and adware.”…

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Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Researchers at Google and mobile security firm Lookout have now discovered that infamous iOS spyware Pegasus, which was described as sophisticated and discovered last year, has now turned up on Android in the form of ‘Chrysaor’. Notably, the advanced form of malware can potentially give remote control of the device to the exploiter and even deletes itself, remove all traces. Before you start getting uneasy, Google has clarified that the infected apps that carried the malware were never made available through Google Play store. Further, Google said that it tried…

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Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

  If you want 2017 to be an exciting year, design it that way. That’s the advice of former Google career coach and job strategist Jenny Blake, who has helped more than 1,000 people with their work lives. She recommends creating a “mind map,” a visual diagram of your interests and goals. Drawing one doesn’t take that long and could help you figure out the next project, hobby or career change that will make the new year happier and more successful, Blake says. “My favorite way to brainstorm creatively whether…

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Soon, Google maps for the body

Soon, Google maps for the body

Scientists launched a global initiative on Friday to map out and describe every cell in the human body in a vast atlas that could transform researchers’ understanding of human development and disease. The atlas, which is likely to take more than a decade to complete, aims to chart the types and properties of all human cells across all tissues and organs and build a reference map of the healthy human body, the scientists said. Cells are fundamental to understanding the biology of all health and disease, but scientists cannot yet…

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