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Monday, 26 Sep 2016

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease with Google Hangout's new shortcuts

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease with Google Hangout's new shortcuts

Google has quietly added a bunch of ASCII emoticon shortcuts to the latest Hangouts update (v13) for Android and Chrome browser. The emoticons range from /facepalm (-‸ლ) to everyone's favorite /tableflip (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻. View the full list inside.

Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016

Leaked images of Google Pixel phones look a lot like iPhones

Leaked images of Google Pixel phones look a lot like iPhones

Yesterday, the rumored retail price of Google's upcoming Google Pixel phone was leaked. Today, some actual photos of the phones have emerged, and let's just say, they look awfully familiar.

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016

Google's next smartphones could be a lot more expensive

Google's next smartphones could be a lot more expensive

Google's Nexus smartphones have always been quite affordable with only last year's Huawei Nexus 6P getting close to the S$1k mark. However, according to an Android Police source, Google's upcoming Pixel phones could be a lot more expensive.

Monday, 5 Sep 2016

Google has cancelled Project Ara

Google has cancelled Project Ara

One of Google's most high profile 'moon shot' projects is officially over; Google has confirmed that its Project Ara modular smartphone has been cancelled.

Saturday, 3 Sep 2016

Google to ditch Nexus brand and unveil Pixel phones on 4th Oct?

Google to ditch Nexus brand and unveil Pixel phones on 4th Oct?

Android Police claims that Google will not use the Nexus branding anymore and market the two upcoming HTC-made phones under the Pixel branding. The phones are expected to be announced next month.

Thursday, 1 Sep 2016

Google's search engine lets you play Solitaire at work

Google's search engine lets you play Solitaire at work

Google makes classic games like Solitaire and Tic-Tac-Toe playable on your web browser, while you wait for your office e-mails to load.

Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016

Google has a new search feature for your installed Android apps

Google has a new search feature for your installed Android apps

The new In App search feature by Google helps users find information or details stored within installed apps at their fingertips.

Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016

Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for Nexus devices

Google rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat for Nexus devices

The wait is finally over as Google has begun rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for the Nexus devices.

Monday, 1 Aug 2016

Android 7.0 Nougat to be released this month?

Android 7.0 Nougat to be released this month?

@evleaks tweets that Android 7.0 Nougat will be released sometime this month and Nexus 5 owners are going to be left out of this update.

Thursday, 21 Jul 2016

Google is using DeepMind to cut its massive electicity bill

Google is using DeepMind to cut its massive electicity bill

Google's acquisition of the DeepMind AI is starting to pay for itself. According to a report on Bloomberg, DeepMind has been able to cut electricity use at Google's data centers by "several percentage points" thanks to its extra-efficient use of equipment.

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