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Google begins sharing Android O with developers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 March 2017

Despite Nougat not being ubiquitously available on Android devices, Google has already released a developer preview of Android O. FULL STORY >

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Google Home spouts ad, Google says it’s not an ad

By Staff Writer 17 March 2017

Get used to some marketing messages hence forth if you want to build your life around’s Google’s voice-activated speaker, powered by Google Assistant. Popping up yesterday was an ad for the latest Disney movie – Beauty and the Beast. FULL STORY >

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Google is making its search algorithm better at spotting offensive results

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 March 2017

By using its human "quality raters". FULL STORY >

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Alphabet has used machine learning to improve Project Loon

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 February 2017

The team behind Project Loon have developed a smarter way to beam down bandwidth to areas in need of it. FULL STORY >

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Google adds landmarks from three African countries to Street View

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 February 2017

Tourist attractions and natural wonders from Ghana, Senegal and Uganda added to Google Street View. FULL STORY >

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Now you can control smart home devices with Google Assistant on Pixel phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 February 2017

Soon the Google Assistant will be able to control more than its own smart home devices thanks to latest update. It is however, limited to the Pixel phones for now. FULL STORY >

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Google makes Daydream VR content readily available via the Chrome app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 February 2017

The latest update for the Chrome mobile app now allows users with certain devices to access websites with VR content. FULL STORY >

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Google has new Android betas for Pixel phones

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 January 2017

Google plans to release version 7.1.2 of its Android Nougat OS, but Pixel owners can test it out early via the company's Beta Program. FULL STORY >

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Google opens the Daydream VR platform to all developers

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 January 2017

Google's developer site says anyone can now create apps for its Daydream VR. FULL STORY >

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This year's Google I/O is happening from 17-19 May

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 January 2017

Attention devs! This year's iteration of Google I/O is on from 17-19 May. FULL STORY >

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Facebook, Twitter and others are creating database of terrorist content

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 6 December 2016

The end goal for this database is to pool together photos and videos used by terrorist organisations to recruit people via social media. FULL STORY >

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New Google Earth Timelapse showcases 32 years of change across the globe

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 30 November 2016

Initially released in 2013, Google Earth has updated its Timelapse tool to show the changes for any location across the globe over the past 32 years. FULL STORY >

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Google bringing double-tap and raise-to-wake for Pixel in pending update

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 November 2016

A forthcoming update will bring two Nexus-specific features to the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. FULL STORY >

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Apple reportedly working on Google Glass-esque AR glasses

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 November 2016

According to reports, Apple is investigating the realm of smart glasses, with a device expected after 2018. FULL STORY >

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First Tango AR phone released by Lenovo

By Staff Writer 2 November 2016

Coming to new Android phones soon, at least those that can support it, is Google’s Tango Augmented Reality (AR) technology. And the first consumer phone offering this on board, Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, has just been released FULL STORY >

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