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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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Google takes the Nexus 4 off lifesupport

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An anonymous tipster has informed Android Police that Google will set a cut-off point for each of their Nexus devices. The news is set to become official as Google’s I/O event, which the latest iteration of Android is expected to debut.  The devices will be set to receive software updates 2 years from release, and will have security patches continued ...

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CNBC Writer Ed Fernandez Declares The Death Knell Of Smartphones

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According to Ed Fernandez in an editorial he wrote for CNBC—titled “The demise of the smartphone is inevitable, and necessary”—the smartphone’s days are numbered. Fernandez’s line of reasoning runs the gamut from plausible to specious. While his claims about the narrowing of the smartphone market have plenty of solid ground to stand on, the technology Fernandez claims will supplant smartphones ...

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