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Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Photo-Taking Just Got Smarter With Google Lens - Investorplace.com;

Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Photo-Taking Just Got Smarter With Google Lens - Investorplace.com

Investorplace.comAlphabet Inc's (GOOGL) Photo-Taking Just Got Smarter With Google LensInvestorplace.comAlphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) wrapped up its Google I/O 2017 conference this week and there was no shortage of product updates. Android O, new Google Home features and Google Assistant on Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone, ...and more »

Netflix a start, app developers can block rooted phones - Deccan Chronicle;

Netflix a start, app developers can block rooted phones - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleNetflix a start, app developers can block rooted phonesDeccan ChronicleNetflix was actually using a new function that had just been introduced to Google Play Console hours before. It was reported recently that some users of the Android smartphones were unable to download the Netflix app on their rooted devices. In ...and more »

Here's what Google announced at its 2017 I/O conference - Eyewitness News;

Here's what Google announced at its 2017 I/O conference - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsHere's what Google announced at its 2017 I/O conferenceEyewitness NewsDuring a non-stop, two-hour keynote address at its annual I/O developers conference, Google unveiled a barrage of new products and updates. Here's a rundown of the most important things discussed: Google Lens. Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the ...and more »

Android Go to be released around October in India - Gizbot;

Android Go to be released around October in India - Gizbot

GizbotAndroid Go to be released around October in IndiaGizbotAndroid Go is Google's latest attempt at tapping the low-cost or entry-level segment. By: Samden Sherpa. Published: Friday, May 19, 2017, 17:30 [IST]. Google at its annual developer conference I/O 2017 announced 'Android Go' which is a lighter version ...and more »

How Google Plans to Reach its 'Next Billion' Users With Android Go - Yahoo News UK;

How Google Plans to Reach its 'Next Billion' Users With Android Go - Yahoo News UK

Yahoo News UKHow Google Plans to Reach its 'Next Billion' Users With Android GoYahoo News UKGoogle's goal of universal internet access has already included ambitious projects like high-altitude weather balloons and solar-powered drones that beam the internet down to people below, but CEO Sundar Pichai has gone for a more down-to-earth ...and more »

Memrise: Hands-on with the winner of the best app on Google Play Store for 2017 - BGR India;

Memrise: Hands-on with the winner of the best app on Google Play Store for 2017 - BGR India

BGR IndiaMemrise: Hands-on with the winner of the best app on Google Play Store for 2017BGR IndiaAt the ongoing Google I/O 2017 conference, the winners of the Google Play Awards were announced. Chosen from 2.8 million apps, 12 apps emerged victorious. Out of the 12 categories for the Google Play Awards, the Best App was awarded to Memrise, ...and more »

Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support - Geeky Gadgets;

Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support - Geeky Gadgets

Geeky GadgetsGoogle Assistant To Get Mobile Payment SupportGeeky GadgetsGoogle recently announced their Google Payment API and now the company has revealed that mobile payments are coming to the Google Assistant. You will be able to use the Google Assistant to send money to friends and more, you can see more details ...and more »

Android O's new battery menu will show you how each app is draining your power - ZDNet;

Android O's new battery menu will show you how each app is draining your power - ZDNet

ZDNetAndroid O's new battery menu will show you how each app is draining your powerZDNetGoogle product manager Ben Poiesz detailed Android O's new battery menu and how it shows app usage. Image: Google. Google's tactic to ensure developers build power-efficient apps for Android O is to let users see exactly what processes are chewing up ...and more »

Google Shows Off New Smarts at I/O 17 - KTLA;

Google Shows Off New Smarts at I/O 17 - KTLA

KTLAGoogle Shows Off New Smarts at I/O 17KTLAGoogle announced several new features for its products at I/O 17, it's annual developers conference held in Mountainview. Google has a pretty clear theme for this year's I/O developers conference: using machine learning to make our lives easier. Here's ...and more »

Google Puts AI in Your Phone So You Can … Copy and Paste? - WIRED;

Google Puts AI in Your Phone So You Can … Copy and Paste? - WIRED

WIREDGoogle Puts AI in Your Phone So You Can … Copy and Paste?WIREDDavid Burke says the next wave of Android smartphones will tackle one of the agonies of modern existence: Copying text from one app and pasting into another. Burke is the Google vice president of engineering who oversees Android. This week, at the ...and more »

Google Play may start blocking root users from accessing certain apps - Phone Arena;

Google Play may start blocking root users from accessing certain apps - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaGoogle Play may start blocking root users from accessing certain appsPhone ArenaThe latest update for Netflix, which rolled out on Google Play a few days ago, raised a few eyebrows in the Android community by preventing users with rooted/unlocked devices to download the app from Google's official storefront. The app itself still ...and more »

Digital assistants set to outnumber people by 2021 - BetaNews;

Digital assistants set to outnumber people by 2021 - BetaNews

BetaNewsDigital assistants set to outnumber people by 2021BetaNewsThe number of digital assistants installed is on track to exceed 7.5 billion by 2012, which is more than the world population. According to technology research company Ovum, Google Assistant will dominate the voice AI–capable device market with 23.3 ...and more »

LG's Signature connected devices jump on the Google Home bandwagon - Digital Trends;

LG's Signature connected devices jump on the Google Home bandwagon - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsLG's Signature connected devices jump on the Google Home bandwagonDigital TrendsGoogle Home continues to gain ground on Amazon Echo, as it now offers compatibility with LG Signature appliances. Google Home is getting more gadgets, the latest of which come from LG. At Google I/O, LG Electronics announced a new line of smart ...and more »

Android Pay Coming To Five More Countries - Geeky Gadgets;

Android Pay Coming To Five More Countries - Geeky Gadgets

Geeky GadgetsAndroid Pay Coming To Five More CountriesGeeky GadgetsGoogle has announced that it will soon be bringing its Android Pay mobile payment system to five more countries. Android Pay is already available in a total of 10 countries, so this new expansion adds fifty percent more countries to the mobile payment ...and more »

The computer as appliance: Moving beyond the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Siri - Macworld;

The computer as appliance: Moving beyond the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Siri - Macworld

MacworldThe computer as appliance: Moving beyond the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and SiriMacworldOver the past few decades, computing has trended towards the personal. We've gone from the age of desktops to the age of laptops to the age of the smartphone. And even though that newfound mobility has brought with it freedom and flexibility, it's not ...and more »

How to start using Google Assistant on iPhone: A step-by-step guide for new users - International Business Times, India Edition;

How to start using Google Assistant on iPhone: A step-by-step guide for new users - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionHow to start using Google Assistant on iPhone: A step-by-step guide for new usersInternational Business Times, India EditionGoogle I/O keynote was full of surprises and one that really got our attention was the arrival of the company's popular AI-based Google Assistant for Apple iPhones. It defies the popular saying: "Two swords cannot be contained in one sheath," and makes ...and more »

Google Play Award Winners 2017: Google picks the best apps and games of the last year - Android Authority (blog);

Google Play Award Winners 2017: Google picks the best apps and games of the last year - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)Google Play Award Winners 2017: Google picks the best apps and games of the last yearAndroid Authority (blog)Google announced the nominations for its Play Store awards about a month ago, putting the spotlight on some of Google Play's hottest titles from the past year. As I/O 2017 winds down, Google has now revealed the winners. Google whittled down the 57 ...and more »

Google extends AI features into more of its apps, tools - Bangkok Post;

Google extends AI features into more of its apps, tools - Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostGoogle extends AI features into more of its apps, toolsBangkok PostGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai talks about Google Lens and updates to the Google Assistant during the keynote address of the Google I/O conference on Wednesday in Mountain View, California. (AP photo). - +. MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA - Google ...and more »

Android apps can now do a Netflix and hide from rooted phones - SlashGear;

Android apps can now do a Netflix and hide from rooted phones - SlashGear

SlashGearAndroid apps can now do a Netflix and hide from rooted phonesSlashGearIf you were up in arms over Netflix's latest move that put itself against the Android enthusiast and modding community, you might want to borrow a few more arms to raise. Netflix might actually just be the first of a new breed of Android apps, a breed ...and more »

Google Assistant will soon let you send and receive payments - Gizbot;

Google Assistant will soon let you send and receive payments - Gizbot

GizbotGoogle Assistant will soon let you send and receive paymentsGizbotAt the Google I/O, the Google Assistant has received an array of new features. These new features are believed to be made available on app the supported platforms in the weeks to come. Google Assistant will soon let you send and receive payments.and more »