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Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard

Waze for Android Auto brings realtime road alerts to your dashboard I got a chance to take an early test drive around New York City with Waze for Android Auto to put the system through its paces before the public rollout.Its MyLink infotainment system served as the platform for Android Auto, which was integrated directly onto the dashboard's 7-inch touchscreen.

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Google's app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS The app comes to iOS after debuting for Android last year.That means a loved one with an iPhone can pinpoint the last active location of a Samsung Galaxy S8, for example, and vice versa.

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims The analysis comes from market research company eMarketer and was published on Wednesday, putting Roku ahead of Google (Chromecast), Amazon (Fire TV), and even Apple (Apple TV).8 million users, and Apple TV with 21.

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster Over the last couple weeks, the company has been phasing out its "Instant" search results, or the  results that were displayed as you typed.Launched with much fanfare in 2010 by former Google executive Marissa Mayer, Instant search results laid some important groundwork for the company's later efforts with predictive search.

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world's workers for the rise of its robots

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world's workers for the rise of its robots Among the groups already selected for the grant are three nonprofits that each aim to revamp or supplement social services with technology.Around $2 million of the allotted $50 million is earmarked for Google.

Google admits it has too many music streaming services

Google admits it has too many music streaming services It looks like Google is finally admitting what we all already know: The company has too many damn music streaming platforms.Speaking at a conference in New York Thursday, Youtube music chief Lyor Cohen said Google will combine YouTube Red and Google Play Music into a single service, according to a report from The Verge.

In Silicon Valley, even a place to live is a job perk

In Silicon Valley, even a place to live is a job perk Obviously, no one's really happy with this situation.It's not uncommon to see phrases like "die techie scum" scrawled or plastered in bathrooms of the city's endangered dive bars.

Everything we know so far about Google's Pixel 2

Everything we know so far about Google's Pixel 2 We've already learned just about everything there is to know about both of them, thanks to the constant drip of daily leaks.Given how great the Pixel is (dull design aside), we're pretty pumped for the Pixel 2.

New Google Doodle recognizes 100th Anniversary of the Silent Parade

New Google Doodle recognizes 100th Anniversary of the Silent Parade In honor of the demonstration's 100th anniversary, Google's homepage is commemorating the July 28, 1917 New York march to protest racism and violence against black people.Organized and led by the NAACP, it saw around 10,000 men, women, and children — including prominent civil rights activists like W.

Ouch! A former Google exec just dissed Android photography big time

Ouch! A former Google exec just dissed Android photography big time Hell, the OnePlus 5 even apes the iPhone 7 Plus's dual cameras and Portrait mode.But as good as the cameras on Android phones are, Gundotra thinks the iPhone still has better shooters.

GBoard now supports YouTube and Google Maps for faster texting

GBoard now supports  YouTube and Google Maps for faster texting The keyboard app launched back in May with a bunch of cool features including GIF support, emoji, built-in Google Search, and Glide Typing.Now, Google is adding even more features to GBoard that whill help you send messages faster without ever having to leave the app.

Google is launching a built-in ad blocker for Chrome Canary

Google is launching a built-in ad blocker for Chrome Canary The latest version of the Google's experimental mobile browser, Chrome Canary, includes a built-in setting that allows users to block websites from showing ads that the search giant deems to be "intrusive.The new ad blocker is surprisingly the default setting for the latest Chrome build, making it clear that Google is preparing to wage war against bad mobile ads, or at least against third-party ad blocking software that has become popular in the last decade.

Galaxy S8 owners can now try Google Daydream's VR experience

Galaxy S8 owners can now try Google Daydream's VR experience The Google VR twitter handle tweeted out the news, and the S8 and S8+ are now prominently featured on the Daydream web page.Samsung already has the Gear VR platform, as we noted above, which was developed specifically for the Galaxy line with partner Oculus.

YouTube is trying to hide extremist videos in a state of limbo

YouTube is trying to hide extremist videos in a state of limbo Oftentimes, videos that YouTube simply takes down are subsequently re-uploaded with tweaks meant to shield them from detection by the site's automated tracking.The move comes as the site is taking a more aggressive stance towards redlining controversial videos from its advertisers.

People in the path of the solar eclipse sure do enjoy searching for information about it

People in the path of the solar eclipse sure do enjoy searching for information about it But more than that, the people who are doing the most searching are actually the ones in the path of the eclipse, set to take place on August 21.That trend is so clear that the Google map showing searches for the word "eclipse" in the last seven days actually track the path the total eclipse will take across the country.

How fashion brands are saving Android Wear smartwatches

How fashion brands are saving Android Wear smartwatches Google's Android Wear smartwatch platform isn't dead.Tech titans that were first to champion Android Wear and challenge the Apple Watch have largely given up on making smartwatches.