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With the help of Commandr, a free new Android app specifically designed to work in conjunction with the voice assistant Google Now, the latter will be able to pause/play music, toggle Wi-Fi, or even read...
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For the first time on Android, default data encryption will be offered by the latest version, codenamed Android L. Arguably this is in direct response to the high profile iCloud leak about a month back,...
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Google has purchased Lift Labs, which is great news for Parkinson’s sufferers the world over. Lift labs specialise in battery-based devices which counter-act the motor difficulties, such as palsy,...
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Google caused quite a stir with their Nexus range of phones - offering up low cost, high quality handsets which were designed to draw users into the Google fold.And it worked, partly because the handsets...
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The LG G Watch R hasn't got a release date yet but its already looking like a seriously desireable wearable, especially as Motorola's 360 has yet to see the light of day. And it sounds like its...
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Pretty much as soon as Android Wear had been announced, LG was out the door with the G Watch - a smart device which gained mixed reviews for a number of reasons, not least functionality and design.Now,...
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According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon has struck a deal with video-game streaming site, Twitch, to buy them out for $970m. This follows reports that acquisition talks between Twitch and Google had...
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The right to be forgotten law is a very new phenomenon, and one that could only be born from the kind of digital age we live in today.Essentially, it supports the right of an individual to remove elements...
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Google Glass, its out there.That's right explorers, you can totally get in on the wearable tech thing right now by snapping up a pair of futures spectacles for a cool $1500. Unless you're in Ireland,...
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Microsoft has a new product on their hands in the form of Cortana. And it looks like something which might be of huge benefit to the platform.If you've ever used the voice controlled features of Android's...
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If you’re going to college, you’ll need a computer in some shape or form. There’s no debating this point. There are too many resources (lecture notes, journals, student forums) online...
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After three years, Google+ is reversing its strict actual-name policy, allowing anyone to use whatever name they want on Google+. The policy was originally implemented to help create “a community...
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Total objectivity, of course. Speaking to Sydney Morning Herald, Adrian Ludwig, the Android Security Chief for Google said,"I don't think 99% plus users even get a benefit from [anti-virus]…...
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The geo-tagging phenomenon Ingress is now available to download on iOS devices, encouraging players to explore their local area. Ingress pits two teams against one another with portals up for control in...
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Google’s upcoming operating system release, Android L, will feature a new heads up notification tool, but Android users can get a taste of it early thanks to the Heads Up! application. This application,...
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Android L’s Project Volta aims to boost battery life, and new tests indicate that Google may be right on the money. The new version of Android was put to the test by ArsTechnica and it was found that a...
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