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Google I/O 2017: What’s next for Google payments?

During its keynote a few days ago, Google revealed a host of new features that will be coming to the Google Assistant in the near future. Google said the Assistant will allow users to pay for stuff, but during a later talk regarding Android Pay it also revealed users will soon be allowed to send […]

Android Go is the smartest thing Google can do to win the next billion smartphone users

Android Go isn’t a big deal, and that makes it an incredibly powerful and meaningful change for Android users everywhere.

You may know this well-known idiom: fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. Such a phrase can be applied to many circumstances, but it also works in the context of Google’s salvo into the world of unifying the experience of budget smartphones, Android One.

One is the loneliest number

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Google I/O 2017: Assistant and its AI is what’s next for all the things

Android O and 2 Billion users is big news, but the real story from I/O 2017 is how everything will become a vessel for Google Assistant and the artificial intelligence that powers it.

Google Assistant looks and feels like the natural successor to Google Now. In a way it is, but it’s also so much more. At Google I/O 2017 we saw that Google Assistant is it’s own platform, and one that might be bigger than anything else  [Read More…]

Daydream’s next update is bringing Cast, Notifications, and Social

There’s a huge update coming to Google Daydream, and it’s going to be great for everyone.

Separate from all of the awesome things coming to Android in the O update, Google has some big things coming to Daydream. While the overall purpose of this update is preparing the platform for the upcoming Standalone Daydream launch, existing Daydream-ready phones are going to benefit in several huge ways.

This new version of Daydream is codenamed Euphrates, and this is  [Read More…]

Kodi 18 Leia: What you need to know about the next version of Kodi for Android

Everything you need to know about the next version of Kodi that’s heading to Android.

Kodi 17.1 “Krypton” is the current release that’s available through the Google Play Store, but work on next version of the popular media server software is already well underway. In a break from the normal routine of choosing names within the community, Kodi 18 will be known as “Leia,” in honor of everyone’s favorite princess who sadly left us.

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Google wants your next car to have Google Assistant built in

Your next car could come with Android Auto and Google Assistant pre-installed.

Android is the world’s most popular mobile operating system, powering devices we use every day such as our smartphones, TV set-top boxes, and wearables. You may even use Android in your car via Android Auto. Google is continuing its work to make our cars smarter via Android, announcing new partnerships with automakers in its latest blog to get Android Auto and Google Assistant built right into the  [Read More…]

Allo’s next trick: Turning your selfies into emoji

The new features takes advantage of Google’s machine learning abilities to make a set of stickers based on your face.

Feel like your feelings could better be expressed through emoji that look like you? Well, you’re in luck if you’re an Allo user. The latest update comes with a feature that turns your selfie into a reusable sticker.

The feature was announced in an official Google blog, and then confirmed in an  [Read More…]

Amazon’s next Echo, which will make calls, may be announced this week

The next Echo will probably let you talk to someone besides Alexa.

People have been saying that the new Amazon Echo will have a touchscreen and let you make video calls since early 2017. We’ve also seen some very official-looking renders of what is being touted as the next Echo, complete with a big screen, a video camera, and a speaker chamber. Today the Wall Street Journal jumps in and says everything we’ve heard is true. And we might  [Read More…]

This is the next Amazon Echo with a built-in touchscreen [Update]

Amazon seems to be shifting the Alexa platform towards video integration.

Update: Even Blass once again comes through with the leaks and has provided a much better render of the new Echo.

It’s a low-resolution image scraped from Amazon’s servers, but this thumbnail might be our first look at Amazon’s new flagship device for Alexa, and the first to include a built-in screen. This image was first reported by AFTVnews, which previously discovered the Echo Look using the  [Read More…]

Android Nougat incoming next week for the Galaxy S6 Edge on T-Mobile

While Android 7.0 Nougat has been out for a few months, those rocking the Galaxy S6 Edge are still yet to see the update. That is about to change for T-Mobile customers as T-Mobile project manager Des Smith reports the S6 Edge is scheduled to get the update next week. SOFTWARE UPDATE: @TMobile Engineers have approved […]