Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week

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Google launched its Duo video calling app for Android and iOS devices last week, after announcing it at the Google I/O back in May. Today the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai said that the Duo app for Android has crossed 5 million downloads in a week, even though the Play Store shows that the installs are between 1 million and 5 million. Continue reading “Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week”

Project Fi’s WiFi Assistant coming to all Nexus devices

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Google’s Project Fi which was opened to all users since March comes with a WiFi Assistant feature that allows you to automatically and securely connect to open WiFi networks. The feature that was exclusive to Project Fi users will now be available for all Nexus devices. Continue reading “Project Fi’s WiFi Assistant coming to all Nexus devices”

Google’s Daydream VR platform expected to launch in coming weeks

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Google had announced its virtual reality platform Daydream in May at the I/O conference. Now, a latest report from Bloomberg says that the company could launch Daydream in coming weeks.

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How to get Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update instantly for your Google Nexus device

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Google last night started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update for select Nexus devices and it will gradually roll out to Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One) users over the coming weeks. Continue reading “How to get Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update instantly for your Google Nexus device”

Google starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Nexus devices

Google just announced that it has started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for select Nexus devices, as expected. Android Nougat brings several new features such as Multi-window support, Notification enhancements, Data Saver, Background optimizations, Direct boot, partial support for more than 100 new languages and 25 locales and more. Continue reading “Google starts rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Nexus devices”

Android 7.0 Nougat update could hit Nexus devices on August 22

Google already confirmed that it will roll out Android 7.0 Nougat sometime in Q3 2016. Now Canadian mobile provider Telus has updated their software schedule that says that both the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones will get the Android Nougat update on August 22nd. Continue reading “Android 7.0 Nougat update could hit Nexus devices on August 22”

HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design

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In past several weeks we have seen many leaks about two anticipated HTC-made Nexus devices codenamed Sailfish and Marlin for this year. Now in addition to those, the new leaked images by Android Police in a way confirm the alleged two-tone design, and these devices have also been spotted in FCC listing in the U.S, which makes it official that HTC is making the upcoming two Nexus smartphones for Google this year. Continue reading “HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design”

Google Duo video calling app launched for Android and iOS

Google Duo for Android and iOS

After showing off its one-to-one video calling app Duo at the Google I/O 2016 back in May, Google has released the app for Android and iOS devices. It relies on your phone number to get you started and can keep you in touch with anyone in your contacts list.

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Google Chrome will block flash content from next month, make HTML5 default in December

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Google has been planning to make HTML 5 default on Chrome for sometime. Today, the company has announced that starting September, Chrome will block behind the scenes Flash content.

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