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Google just ‘AMPed’ up mobile search results

After a long period of testing, Google has announced that they are rolling out their Accelerated Mobile Pages to the everyone.
by John DyeSeptember 20, 201612

Blue dot on Google Maps now shows what direction you’re pointing

It's not exactly a game changer, but this addition to Google Maps kind of makes you feel like an enemy in a stealth game's mini map.
by John DyeSeptember 20, 201613

Google Pixel pricing could start at $649, but financing will be an option

The latest rumor suggests that pricing for the small 5-inch Google Pixel could start at $649, although Google will offer a financing option to keep it affordable.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 20, 2016179

Samsung has special permission from Google for the Note 7’s green battery icon

Google has allowed Samsung to defy its design rules regarding white icons in order to use a green battery icon to identify safe Galaxy Note 7 handsets.
by Robert TriggsSeptember 20, 201690

Pet peeves: things we wish Android handled differently

Clearly we love our Android devices, but we thought it would be fun to get really nitpicky and discuss the things about our favorite OS that still bug us.
by John DyeSeptember 19, 2016280

Waze rolls out some pretty clever parking advice

The new "where to park" feature on Google's Waze takes the frustration out of finding a parking space by providing locations, pricing, and availability.
by John DyeSeptember 19, 201614

Update: Google Allo rumored to be launching on September 21

We didn't know exactly when Allo would launch, but the Google did mention it was coming "later this summer". Summer is about to end and we haven't heard a thing about Allo... until today.
by Edgar CervantesSeptember 19, 201651

Google Maps getting improved location analytics thanks to Urban Engines acquisition

Google is no stranger to acquisitions, and their latest purchase makes company Urban Engines part of the Maps team. But what is the purpose of this merger?
by Edgar CervantesSeptember 18, 201611

Google Play Store testing ‘Wait for WiFi’ queuing

Google is evidently trying out a new feature that will let you queue up apps to automatically download once you reach a WiFi network.
by John DyeSeptember 17, 201616

Chrome 54 Beta brings background playback (yes, really!) and recommended articles

Google is pushing a few interesting changes in the latest Chrome Beta for Android, including one that will make a lot of users happy: background playback of media files.
by Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 16, 201620
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