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Tracking lost smartphones is easy, regardless of OS!

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No matter what smartphone you own, Apple or Samsung, Nokia or any other company, when you lose it or it is stolen from you, there is a big change that you will think about tracking your device. Last week, a few companies like Samsung, Apple, T-Mobile, U.S Cellular, Verizon Wireless and AT&T, decided to place anti-theft tools in their devices, ...

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Pirate Bay apps removed from the Google Play Store

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Pirate Bay apps have now officially been stigmatized by Google and a large chunk of them has been removed from the Google Play Store. Ever since Pirate Bay started receiving copyright infringement notices and its founders were being jailed, the outrage against the supposed pirates behind Pirate Bay apps has been intensifying. While there are many people out there advocating ...

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The Pixel and Pixel XL Could Come Without An Audio Jack

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Audio jacks seem to lose a lot of terrain nowadays, and if the leaked images of the upcoming Google Pixel and Pixel XL are accurate, they might be the next ones to ditch the 3.5mm jack. There was no official statement made concerning the features of the next Google handsets, but as authors from TGC have observed, the images that were posted ...

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Huawei and Google Partnership goes beyond Nexus devices.

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Huawei and Google have been rumoured to be working together to create the latest Nexus device, a task which was previously handled by Motorola. New reports however suggest the partnership will extend beyond the Nexus brand. Huawei will potentially be involved in helping Google bring an app store to China. Google have struggled to do this by itself due to touch ...

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Google Street View to have underwater ocean views

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Google Street View uses panoramic views to open the world to everyone with Internet access. For some it’s as simple as wanting to see a landmark at the turn they have to make when on Google Maps. For others, it is getting a glimpse of the town they are thinking of moving into on Google Earth. Possibilities have opened up ...

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Opt in for the new YouTube player

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Tired of YouTube’s plain-old video player? Then try out the new beta player that is ready for playtesting. The new player has a transparent interface, which floats above the video being played. Other improvements include scalability across different screen-sizes, making sure those watching on a 4K display won’t have to deal with a tiny user interface. If better 4K playback ...

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Is Apple gearing up for its own take on Google Street-View

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Residents of American cities may have noticed Apple’s camera-toting cars roaming around a few months ago, at the time it was unclear what their purpose was. However, new information has hinted at the company’s attempt at creating a new rival to Google Street-view. Google’s map-defining feature has been available since 2007, and has set it apart from its rivals; but now, ...

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Google will answer queries as you type

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Google will begin rolling out a new feature for mobile users of its search app which answers queries as you type. It’s another attempt by the Search giant to streamline the way we interact with the internet – on our mobile devices at least. Now you won’t even have to finish typing ‘how tall is the Eiffel tower?’ before you ...

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Google I/O: Android M Features Roundup

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Google’s annual I/O conference hosted a number of features for Android devices, some of which were surprises, others weren’t, but all were welcome. Android M, the newest iteration of the open source OS, was the star of the show – acquiring a few key features to make the brand’s iconic green mascot more intelligent than ever. Here’s a roundup of ...

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