Google expected to unveil new standalone VR headset at I/O 2017

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Google is expected to show off a new VR headset at the I/O conference today, according to a latest report from the Variety. The next generation VR headset will be standalone device which means it will not require a phone or a PC to run VR games and experiences, said the report. Continue reading “Google expected to unveil new standalone VR headset at I/O 2017”

Video calling is now simpler than ever thanks to Google’s Duo app

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Google seems to be emphasising a lot on keeping people connected at Google I/O 2016 and the Duo app is quite similar as its companion app, Allo. Duo is a no nonsense mobile only one-one video calling app that focuses on making the process as simple as possible for the user.

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Ever wanted to search while chatting? – Now you can with Google’s Allo app

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Google I/O 2016 is going on at full swing and we already have quite a few interesting announcements.  Allo is a chatting app made by Google and announced at I/O 2016.

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Google Now introduces the “Now on tap” feature – Shows you contextual information in one click

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Google has just announced a new feature for Google Now at the I/O conference in San Francisco. The feature is called “Now on tap” and what it basically does is show you contextual information in one single click.

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Google slashes price of Project Tango Tablet to US$512 – Now available without invitation

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Google had initially sold the Project Tango Tablet Development Kit for US$ 1024 to people who received the invite back in April. But now they have slashed the price in half as it now costs just US$ 512 and is available without an invitation.

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Android M might come with update guarantees for Nexus devices

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Google is rumored to be announcing the next version of Android called M at the I/O which is happening in San Francisco on the 28th of May and apparently it will come with an update guarantee for Nexus devices.

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Google planning to provide Android users more control over privacy

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Sources say that Google is planning to give users more control over privacy on their Android phones. They will be able to determine what sort of information a particular application can access.

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Google set to unveil Voice Access at I/O which allows controlling apps using just your voice

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Software companies and smartphone manufacturers are always trying to find new and better ways of interacting with your smartphone. While most of these involve you interacting with your touchscreen in some way or another, Google is set to launch a new feature called Voice Access that will allow you to do without it totally.

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Google might unveil Android M at I/O

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The official schedule for Google’s I/O is now live and under one of the events scheduled for Android for Work, there was a mention of Android M. This could mean that Google might be announcing Android M at I/O between 28th and 29th of May.

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