Google I/O Roundup: Assistant Comes to iPhone, Photos and Gmail Receive Improvements

The update even offers automatic previews of content from the homescreen. Google's internet-connected Home speaker is ready to take on more chores in an attempt to become at least as versatile as Amazon's Echo. Google demonstrated how Assistant bec... More..

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Google introduces standalone VR headsets, Android Go, new photo tools
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google introduces standalone VR headsets, Android Go, new photo tools

Google has made it a point to keep much of its applications available only to Android users, or at the very least, making the most efficient features of that software accessible only to Android devices. The...More..

Google's Instant Apps now available to all Android developers
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google's Instant Apps now available to all Android developers

The new Find My Device app, just like Android Device Manager before it, lets you easily locate, lock, and erase an Android device associated with your Google account. The new lite version of the OS will...More..

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Familiarity in Google's newly unveiled services

Google has announced Android Go, a lighter version of Android O, that will arrive alongside Google's forthcoming mobile operating system. Google Lens will initially be rolled out to Google Assistant and Google ...More..

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Voice and Vision Steal the Show at Google's Annual Developer Conference

The move extends the potential reach of Google's assistant, which debuted last fall on the company's Pixel phone and an internet-connected speaker called Home. The addition of support for the free version of Sp...More..

Chinese Media: US Should Take Some Blame for Cyber Attack
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chinese Media: US Should Take Some Blame for Cyber Attack

The state-run People's Daily compared the cyber attack to the terrorist hacking depicted in the US film "Die Hard 4", warning that China's role in global trade and internet connectivity opened it to increased r...More..

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Google Releases Android O Developer Preview 2 w/ Notification Dots, Autofill

Google is kicking off its annual Google I/O developer conference today with the event's opening keynote presentation and during had several announcements for not just Android but also iOS and Mac users. But b...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google Lens Uses Your Camera To Make Searches In Real

It also includes software to manage cellular data costs. Going forward, Google says every Android release will have a Go version. When you tap on it, you will see a bubble giving you a preview of those notifi...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google unveils latest tech tricks as computers get smarter

But not anymore, as Google made the Assistant's services available to the majority of Android phones with running Marshmallow or higher. Some features won't be out until later this year. Google announced Wednes...More..

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update 1.1 is now live
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update 1.1 is now live

Up to two players can spectate a friend group while they wait to join . "Worldwide" and "Regional" modes add players to Mirror and 200cc matches less often . Tournament clock now properly reflects real-world...More..

Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google challenges Apple's Siri by opening digital assistant to iPhone

Also at the Wednesday event, Google said its voice-powered digital assistant, known as Google Assistant, is available on Apple Inc.'s iPhones starting immediately, in addition to its availability on more than 1...More..

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Updates - Europol Says
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Attack Updates - Europol Says "Patch Before Monday"

Ransomware actually locks down files on an infected computer and asks the computer's administrator to pay in bit coins in order to regain control of them. Soon after the attack became public, Microsoft rushed a...More..

Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected

When it infects a computer, it encrypts files, making them unusable, and demands a ransom to unlock the files. The WannaCry ransomware spread quickly across the globe within hours of being discovered. Sadly, ...More..

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With Android O, you may never have to download another app again

Another feature presented at I/O is new Google Photos functionality that would allow smartphones to actually track how users use their phones and identify their friends among contacts - and then offer to shar...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Who could be at risk for higher premiums under GOP?

Haley said the change was "dramatically different" from the years prior to the ACA's passage in 2010, when the uninsured rate among low-income parents was rising. In the meantime, insurers and pharmaceutical ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google's Tango Visual Positioning Service is like an indoor GPS

Where this becomes particularly useful is with something like in-store directions. Clay Bavor, Google's vice president of virtual reality, explained how VPS will work in an example that will resonate with any...More..

Some of Google's new features seem … familiar
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Some of Google's new features seem … familiar

Google Assistant is on more than 100 million devices after being on the market for slightly more than six months and now is trying to invade new territory with a free app released Wednesday that works on the op...More..

Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

Friedman, who presented his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday, has been a strong supporter of Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank. Moving the embassy had been a campaign promis...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google I/O 2017: Google Shifts Mobile Focus to Apps and Digital Assistant

Google and its rivals copy each other, sometimes improving features and sometimes playing catch-up. Many believe voice-powered digital assistants will supplant keyboards and touch screens as a primary way t...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google takes another swing at reviving cheap Android phones

What's more, the assistant will soon be able to complete transactions and supply information about objects captured by the smartphone's camera, executives said. Also called lens, it lets people point their came...More..