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Apple launches Live photos feature to the web

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Back in 2015, Apple first introduced its fun Live Photos with iPhone 6 series and since then people have been eagerly waiting for its Web launch. Though, Tumblr was the first one to introduce Live Photos on to its website last

Google Home now recognizes up to six different voices

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Google Home has finally got the much-awaited multi-user support. This means the smart device can now distinguish between six different voices and reply with personalised responses. Up till now, you could only connect a single account to Google Home but with the

More than 160 tech companies file brief against Donald Trump’s latest immigration ban

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Its 162 tech firms against Donald Trump. Tech titans like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, Apple, Microsoft, Snap and 150 other tech companies have filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the revised immigration order issued in March. The

Google reportedly planning an inbuilt adblocker for Chrome

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Google, reportedly is planning to add inbuilt adblocker for its Chrome browser. You must be thinking how is that possible, when Google makes the vast majority of its money from advertising. But, this is true nevertheless as Google seems to have devised

Amazon launches fire TV stick in India to take on Google Chromecast

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Amazon has launched its Google Chromecast rival, Fire TV Stick, in India that will let you access thousands of movies, TV shows, apps and games from various content providers. The streaming device priced at Rs 3,999 comes with a quad-core processor and fast Wi-Fi

Google Earth VR app now supports Oculus Rift headsets

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Google Earth VR, an app that brings stunning 3D rendered landscapes and buildings on the desktop version of Google Earth, is undoubtedly one of the coolest ways to witness the wonders of the virtual world. Until now, this app was available

Google to roll out WhatsApp-like Web client soon

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Google recently updated its Allo app with 9.0 version, and now it seems the tech giant, taking inspiration from WhatsApp, may soon roll out a desktop client for Allo users, according to 9to5Google. Nick Fox, Google’s VP of Communications Products recently

Google unveils a health-focused smartwatch, Study Watch

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Google has unveiled a smartwatch, which is way different from your ‘average’ smartwatch. Created by Alphabet’s life sciences unit, Verily, the smart wearable christened Study Watch is designed to gather “the scalable collection of rich and complex datasets across clinical and

Google launches food delivery & home services app- ‘Areo’ for Indian market

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Without much hullabaloo, Google has launched a new food delivery and home services aggregator called Areo for the Indian market. The Android application for hyperlocal delivery and home services provides users with one-touch access to restaurants, beauty salons, and other home maintenance or

Google unveils a dedicated platform for Chrome WebVR experiences

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After introducing WebVR experience to only Daydream-ready phones in February, Google is expanding the availability of VR to Google Cardboard, along with a brand new platform for all of its online VR web content. Google has launched a new platform

Google to unveil ‘new Google Earth’ on April 18

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Google is planning to announce a major update for its Google Earth service next week as it sends out invites for the event scheduled on April 18th, 8:30 AM ET at New York’s Whitney Museum of Art. Google Earth offers a

Turn your silly doodles into professional art with Google AutoDraw

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There is nothing that Google can’t do. Adding one more capability to its long list of services, Google will now save you from drawing woes, thanks to ‘AutoDraw‘. Google AutoDraw is a web-based tool that uses machine learning algorithms to

Google reportedly to invest in $880mn LG for Pixel 2’s OLED display

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For those awaiting the next iteration of Pixel range, Google is reportedly planning to invest over $880 million or nearly KRW 1 trillion in LG Display, to ensure a constant supply of the OLED panel on its Pixel 2 smartphone series.

Indian govt partners Google India for Internet safety awareness

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The government of India has collaborated with Google India for raising awareness about the Internet safety among consumers. In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs, C R Chaudhary, said the department is

Google adds ‘fact check’ in its search results to combat fake news

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In the face of the ever-increasing menace of Fake news, Google has added a fact check tool to its search results that will highlight articles in its search and news results that have been fact checked. This means when a search query

Google launches tool to help developers choose the right colour for their app

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Google is expanding its Material Design guidelines; the colourful, grid-based design language developed by Google to unify its web and mobile properties. To enable developers test different palettes of colours for their application, Google has launched a brand new tool that helps

Google Play Music subscription is now available in India at an introductory price of Rs 89

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For all you music lovers, Google has rolled out a paid subscription for its Google Play Music in India. With on-demand streaming of any song in the Google Play Music catalogue and music storage space for offline streaming, the subscription

YouTube TV goes live in five major US cities for $35 a month

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The cable box may soon become a thing of past. Joining the bandwagon of Netflix, Hotstar, and Hulu, Google is rolling out YouTube TV for both iOS and Android platform in five major US cities: New York, Los Angeles, San

Google Play to kill support for Gifts, Requests, and Quests to streamline services

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In a bid to streamline its services and to make its offerings more useful, Google has decided to remove some of the features from its mobile game developer offering Google Play Games Services (GPGS). The company has announced plans to stop

Google’s oldest online tool Map Maker is officially dead

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After announcing the news, last year, Google finally buried its Map Maker on March 31st. For those who are unaware, Map Maker is Google’s online tool that allows users to contribute updates to Google Maps. Since 2008, the service has