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Google Assistant Reaches Android Auto and Smart Displays from Sony, LG, Lenovo

At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Google took the opportunity to announce multiple developments regarding its smart assistant platform, the Google Assistant. The product-packed, eventful week in Vegas was the perfect venue to advertise connected devices, smart home products, and artificial intelligence, and Google revealed how its AI-powered platform is expanding beyond smart speakers through smart displays […]

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Google Camera Mod Updated with Portrait Mode/Lens Blur Toggle and 4K Video Support for Some Devices

When we first reported on the Google Camera HDR+ port, it had very few options and ran on only a handful of devices. It was unstable in many environments, which led to device-specific variants being released. Since then, it has flourished with a wide range of options for users to avail of and tweak their […]

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Google Pixel & Pixel 2 Users Reporting Issues with Swipe Gestures on the Lock Screen

The Google Pixel line of devices launched in 2017 and has replaced the Nexus line in receiving Android version upgrades first. With Android 8.1 Oreo releasing recently, it came with a number of improvements and bug fixes over the initial release of Android Oreo. However, it seems to have also brought some new problems when […]

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Project Tango is Dead and is Succeeded by Google ARCore

Google saw the potential in augmented reality technology a long way back. The company first announced the Project Tango AR platform in November 2014, and the first consumer Google Tango phone was released as the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro in 2016. Tango relied on dedicated hardware in the form of sensors and cameras to enable a […]

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