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  • Google Pixel 3a is a cheaper version of a brilliant phone

    What Google has done with the Pixel line of phones is actually quite brilliant. The Pixel name is known as the best way to get stock Android on a device. This is also the best device to reliably run the beta builds of the pre-release versions of Android, great...
  • Gmail is now 15 years old, the most famous beta

    Gmail started way back in April of 2004 which means it’s now 15 years old. Happy Birthday Gmail. What is possible the longest running and most famous beta, Gmail released first to a limited set of users on an invite-only basis. This later opened to the world and Gmail...
  • This isn’t SimCity, it’s Sydney on Google Earth, in 3D

    Google have added a new set of 3D imagery, this time focused on central Sydney, Australia’s largest city. The new 3D elements to the city completes the full 3D scan of the city. Like many cities around the world, as you visit Sydney on Google Earth, you’ll now see...
  • Here’s Google Android Gaming controller, revealed ahead of GDC

    The 2019 Game Developers Conference starts next week (March 19th – 23rd) but ahead of that we’ve got an important leak. Google’s set to announce a new hardware controller, similar to an Xbox or PS4 controller, that would connect to your Android device. The reveal comes from @RepsUp100 on...
  • Review: Google Pixel 3

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  • Review: Google Home Hub

    For many years we've been sold on devices with digital displays for the kitchen bench, but it's safe to say your still living with a dumb kitchen. Google's Home Hub is a connected device that features a 7" touchscreen display. That display can provide you with visual information, while...
  • Hey Google, welcome to Melbourne

    Google already had offices in Sydney, but now it’s Victoria’s turn, with the official opening of Google’s Melbourne office. This continues a growing list of tech companies that are adding Melbourne to their list of homes, including Alibaba, Amazon, JD.com, LiveTiles, Mimecast, Slack, Zendesk and Square. The move will boost...
  • Google Duplex AI demo was impressive, but was also a lie

    Google’s annual developer conference kicked off today and one of the most impressive demos was a new product known as Google Duplex. Part of the Google Assistant features, Duplex leverages years of investment from Google in natural language processing, deep learning and text to speech. The on stage demo...
  • Google AI is now powering the ads on this website

    Last month, Adsense Product Manager Violetta Kalathaki announced AdSense Auto Ads and now they’re running on LSpotify. This is fundamental change in how AdSense works and now leverages Machine Learning to determine the most relevant (and profitable) ad selection for content. While website owners never chose the ads, rather...