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Google’s Futuristic In-Air Gesture Control System Could Replace Buttons

Software January 30, 2019 0 Comments

Google was recently awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) covering its invention of an air-, motion- and radar-based gesture control system which could one day find its way into everything from computers, to smartphones, smartwatches, appliances and more, allowing “touchless control” of key features and functions. Now, Reuters is reporting that the Mountain View, California search-giant this week received…

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Google’s Pixel Camera Will Support External Microphones Starting This Week

Smartphones October 20, 2018 0 Comments

One of the highlights of Google’s Pixel family of handsets is camera performance. If you have not done so already, check out some photos we recently took with the Pixel 3 as a preview to the full review. We like what we see so far, though like previous Pixel devices, the default camera app does not support external microphones. That’s going to change very…

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Google Says It’s Killing the Tired Social Media Platform Google+

Technology October 10, 2018 0 Comments

Google will be shutting down their social media platform Google+ over a software bug that exposed the private personal information of around 500,000 users. The company announced Monday that it would permanently close down Google+ as part of their Project Strobe initiative, which aims to protect user data and improve third-party APIs. The decision comes after the company announced that…

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Google Lets Third-Party App Developers Read Your Emails

Software September 15, 2018 0 Comments

Google allows third-party developers to scan or read the contents of your emails on Gmail, according to a new report. While it’s been over a year since the Mountain View company pledged to stop scanning your inbox for ad targeting, Google still allows “hundreds of outside software developers” to scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users, The Wall Street Journal reported. App developers…

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Google Lets Third-Party App Developers Read Your Emails

Software August 10, 2018 0 Comments

Google allows third-party developers to scan or read the contents of your emails on Gmail, according to a new report. While it’s been over a year since the Mountain View company pledged to stop scanning your inbox for ad targeting, Google still allows “hundreds of outside software developers” to scan the inboxes of millions of Gmail users, The Wall Street Journalreported. App developers…

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Notifications are broken. Here’s how Apple and Google can fix them.

Software May 10, 2018 0 Comments

Nothing epitomizes our love-hate relationship with today’s tech more than the push notification. Our hatred of those badges, banners, and little red dots has never felt more visceral. To anyone with a smartphone, the device often feels like a devil’s bargain: You get to carry around knowledge and communication beyond what anyone in history has ever wielded at the cost…

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Chromecast, Google Home May Be Overloading Your Wi-Fi

Technology January 28, 2018 0 Comments

Home smart speaker sales exploded over Christmas, reportedly because so many people gave them as gifts. Concerns over the ethics of giving someone a home spying device aside, it appears the hardware is causing real problems for Wi-Fi routers. Originally, it was thought that the problem was confined to one Google device, the Google Home Max, and one company’s routers…

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Google Art & Culture App’s Selfie Matching Feature Comes to India

Technology January 23, 2018 0 Comments

HIGHLIGHTS The app was previously best know for showing famous artworks Last week, it gained viral popularity thanks to its viral nature However, at launch, the feature was limited to a few countries  While the belief ‘there are seven lookalikes in the world’ may not be true to the word, according to Google Arts & Culture app there is a portrait in…

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Flipkart Republic Day Sale Begins: Best Offers on iPhone 7, Google Pixel 2, Lenovo K8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and More

Technology January 22, 2018 0 Comments

The Flipkart sale will end on January 23, one day before Amazon’s sale does HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL are close to their lowest price yet iPhone 7 can also be bought for under Rs. 40,000 this sale Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is on sale too on Flipkart Flipkart has kicked off the Republic Day Sale, with deals and offers on…

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