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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.

Wednesday, 13 Jul 2016

Coming soon: Share your Google Play purchases with your family members and friends

Coming soon: Share your Google Play purchases with your family members and friends

Very soon, you will be able to share your Google Play purchases with your family members and friends. More details after the jump!

Thursday, 7 Jul 2016

Google rumored to be making two Nexus-branded Android Wear smartwatches

Google rumored to be making two Nexus-branded Android Wear smartwatches

Android Police reports that Google is currently building two Nexus-branded Android Wear smartwatches for release after the launch of the Nexus phones.

Friday, 1 Jul 2016

It’s official: The N in Android N stands for Nougat

It’s official: The N in Android N stands for Nougat

Android N is now Android Nougat. If you were rooting for Nutella, that's just too bad.

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016

Google to release its own handset by the end of the year

Google to release its own handset by the end of the year

Sources told The Telegraph that Google is currently discussing with telcos about releasing a Google-branded phone by the end of the year.

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016

Google simplifies security with new 2-step verification settings

Google simplifies security with new 2-step verification settings

The latest 2-step verification option, Google Prompt, uses the Google app on your smartphone to validate authentic login attempts.

Monday, 20 Jun 2016

Android apps have finally arrived on Chrome OS, starting with the ASUS Chromebook Flip

Android apps have finally arrived on Chrome OS, starting with the ASUS Chromebook Flip

Android apps are making their way to Chrome OS for real. The ASUS Chromebook Flip is the first device to receive support for the Google Play Store in the developer channel, and more devices are slated to follow very soon.

Friday, 10 Jun 2016

Google co-founder Larry Page has been secretly funding firms that are developing 'flying cars'

Google co-founder Larry Page has been secretly funding firms that are developing 'flying cars'

According to a Bloomberg Businessweek report, Google co-founder Larry Page has been secretly funding two funds that are developing ‘flying cars’. The firms aren’t backed by Google nor its holding company, Alphabet as Page is allegedly using his own funds to support the two companies.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Nest Labs: Once a rising star, now a question mark

Nest Labs: Once a rising star, now a question mark

Not too long ago, it seemed that Nest Labs was the company that could do no wrong. Google bought Nest Labs for US$3.2 billion, leading many to speculate that with their powers combined, the two companies could bring Google into the hardware business in a big way. That didn’t happen.

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Nexus users may get free unlimited storage at original quality on Google Photos

Nexus users may get free unlimited storage at original quality on Google Photos

An APK teardown of Google Photos reveals that Nexus users may enjoy free unlimited storage for original quality photos and videos uploaded from their devices.

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