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Chrome OS adds Google Now functionality to Chromebooks

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Google has sent out a fresh Chrome OS update to the Chromebook line-up this week and fans seem to be delighted with what that update actually contained. Apparently, from now on Chrome OS will benefit from the features that Google Now offers, including voice commands and Now cards. Up until now, we knew that Google Now for Chrome OS was ...

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Nexus 4 Android 5.1 update available for download and OTA

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The LG Nexus 4, one of the older Nexus devices from Google and LG is now ready to get the Android 5.1 Lollipop update. The Android 5.1 update was sent out OTA today, as a surprisingly small 175 MB update which brings along build number LMY470. All Nexus 4 owners should be getting a notification today or in the next ...

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Doctor Google offers medical advice

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Latest addition to Google Now offers medical advice. Google has added a new component to its greatly-expanding Knowledge Graph by providing to users health information in Google searches. Asking Google a medical question brings up specialized information, such as symptoms of an illness, it it’s contagious and what age range it affects. Prem Ramaswami, Product Manager at Google said, “That ...

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Android productivity apps – must have

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Many of us, myself included, chose to get a smartphone not because we like seeing caller ID replaced with photos and messages with bubbles, but to use our phones as devices that help us be punctual, productive and organized. The smartphone has become a device that encompasses all your daily needs starting from to-do lists to meals, schedules, notes, books, ...

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Chromebase: Acer’s all in one computer official

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Asus yesterday announced the Chromebook Flip and the Chromebit, a stick-sized Chrome OS computer, but that’s not all Google had up its sleeves, as today we’ve just heard about a new all in one computer, the Chromebase. Chrome OS, Asus, Acer and of course Google, seem to have been collaborating for a long time to build these new hardware products and ...

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Asus intros Chromebook Flip and Chromebit

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Asus and Google have teamed up to celebrate April Fools’ Day with a rather unusual announcement: new Chrome OS devices. It seems that Google has a lot of confidence in Chrome OS, even though user reviews aren’t exactly over the top on the positive side. Chrome OS is not bad, but it’s definitely a niche software, made for those who ...

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Nexus 10 getting Android 5.1 over the air now

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Although Google has already released the factory images for the new Android 5.1 software update online, the OTA has only been sent out to a a handful of Nexus devices. Today, Google has finally started rolling out Android 5.1 OTA to the Nexus 10, so you should check for updates if you haven’t made use of the factory images. Android ...

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Project Ara modules introduced, to be revealed at the MWC

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Project Ara is one of the most interesting and ambitious projects Google is working on and progress within the project is fast. New module manufacturers are on board with Project Ara, and the modular phone is shaping up to be the smartphone of the future. For all we know, Project Ara could replace the Nexus, Android One and GPe projects ...

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Nexus 5 Android 5.2 update surfaces in the wild

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The Nexus 5 is one of the most popular Android smartphones on the market and the handset has recently been spotted in a Geekbench benchmark test running none other than Android 5.2. If you’ve been patiently waiting for yet another update to Android 5.1 or similar, you should rejoice as most likely, Google will skip that and send Android 5.2 ...

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Project Zero is code for Galaxy S6 AND Google’s new policy

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Project Zero nowadays is directly related to the new flagship Samsung is launching at the MWC 2015 next month, the Galaxy S6. As it turns out, Project Zero is not just the code-name for the Galaxy S6, as Google has adopted the name for their security team that developed a new bug disclosure policy it will be enacting. Project Zero ...

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