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First Android Wear OS images revealed by Google

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A Google engineer posted on Google+ the first ever public screenshots of the company’s Android Wear operating system for smart watches and other wearable devices. The seven images were posted by Senior Developer Timothy Jordan. They show notifications for a Nest smoke detector, an Android game called Clash of Clans, a calendar app, as well as music controls and controls for ...

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Google is now officially a car maker

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Google is now a car maker! The company unveiled a self-driving car designed not by some car company, but by the Google X labs. The company said that they are planning on building about a hundred of these vehicles. The cars are designed to look as unthreatening as possible so that people are not shocked by the sight of a driver-less car. ...

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Apple is preparing a smart home software platform

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According to a report, Apple is planing to make an entrance in the connected smart house area. The company plans to make a platform that would allow their iOS devices to control their smart home devices. For instance, using an iPhone to control the lights or the security system are only some of the thing you can do with a connected ...

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Google+ was updated to help you locate your friends

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Google+ has been updated with a new “friend-tracking” app that gives you the possibility to navigate to the exact location of a friend. Google Maps has always been useful when, for instance, you had to find a certain place in a crowded city, allowing you to get from point A to point B without any problem. With this new update ...

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Google is releasing a tablet with advanced vision capabilities, but only for developers

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Google has been experimenting with advanced vision capabilities for mobile devices and now moves on to developing a high-end tablet. It’s said the company is planning to produce up to 4000 7-inch tablets starting next month. The device will come with two back cameras featuring infrared depth sensors and an advanced software that can capture 3D images. A person close ...

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Translator app Word Lens is now free

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If the price of Word Lens, the real time translating app, is what kept you away from it, you should be happy to hear that it is now completely free. Google has bought the company behind it, Quest Visual, and made both the app and the in-app language packs free for everyone. This means that you can now download Word Lens ...

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Google is now officially more valuable than Apple

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A recent report by global market research agency Millward Brown claims that Google overtook Apple and is now the most valuable brand in the world. A quick look at the list reveals that the internet giant’s value has increased by 40% since last year and is now worth $158,843 billion. On the other hand, Apple has seen a 20% decline since ...

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Gmail 4.8 update brings Save to Drive and more!

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Gmail’s new 4.8 update has arrived, bringing UI tweaks and some new features as well. The Gmail app is now able to save attachments to Google Drive so you can access them anytime from anywhere. The Settings, Help and Feedback got moved to the overflow panel on the left and the pull-to-refresh animation got changed from light blue to Google ...

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