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Google Home can now respond to multiple users

Google Home can now respond to multiple users

Google’s in home voice assistant was kind of late to the game, Amazon’s Echo speaker was certainly one of the first and is still the most socially known and most popular, but Google isn’t wasting any time to add new features, using it’s extensive background in AI to boost it along. One large downfall of the Amazon Echo is it can’t support multiple accounts, meaning as a family orientated device it […]

Nest accounts now support two-step security

Nest accounts now support two-step security

Security on the the internet is becoming more important and surprisingly considering your Nest account has access to camera feeds, smoke alarm settings as well as thermostat the company is quite late to the game in adding two-step authentication to user accounts. But at least they have added it now, this week the Google owned company added the option to enable two-step authentication on accounts, but only via a text […]

Google says there will be a second gen Pixel

Google says there will be a second gen Pixel

Google have confirmed that a new Pixel model sometime this year. Google launched the current model last year in October, so it hasn’t been long but people are already asking about a sequel. In an interview with the Android based tech news website AndroidPIT the senior vice president of hardware at Google, Rick Osterloh said: “There is an annual rhythm in the industry,” Osterloh said. “So, you can count on us to […]

The “Really Blue” Google Pixel is now available in the UK

The “Really Blue” Google Pixel is now available in the UK

Google’s own brand of phone, the Pixel was launched last year n three distinct colours – ‘quite black’, ‘very silver’ and ‘really blue’ however for some reason here in the UK we only got the black and silver options and only customers in the US could get the out the blue variant. Well starting earlier this week, Google is now offering the ‘really blue’ option in the UK, although for […]

TensorFlow 3

TensorFlow Dev Summit 2017

Google have hosted their first Tensorflow Dev Summit several days ago and they have announced the release of TensorFlow version 1.0. Infact, Tensorflow has become so popular, it is now the number one Deep learning library (API) on Git Hub and has remained so ever since it’s initial release V0.0 in November 2015. So what is all the craze about? TensorFlow is an open source framework for deep learning. Deep learning technology […]

Google Pixel now features lift to wake

Google Pixel now features lift to wake

Google stepped into the phone hardware business with a big step, the Google Pixel phones are the best Android phones you can buy right now and even though they are made by HTC and not Google – Mountain View still has full control over the software. The Pixel phones run pure Android, with no extra carrier and manufacturer garbage software to slow it down and also Google can give the Pixel the […]

Google have just fixed two major security issues

Google have just fixed two major security issues

It just seems lately that there are so many major security flaws in major mobile operating systems. In the last few weeks Apple patch ed a important flaw in iOS 9 and now Google have patched a security issue in Android which could allow hackers to send a JPEG image, which has been altered through Gmail. Also some apps hosted on Google Play have been containing malware, one of which […]

Deal: Lenovo N22 11-inch Chromebook is now £99.99

Deal: Lenovo N22 11-inch Chromebook is now £99.99

A Chromebook is mostly a good alternative to a Mac or Windows laptop for many people. Maybe not a few years ago but in recent software improvements from Google and hardware additions from the vendors the platform has grown into laptops, all-in-one machines and small tower computers running Chrome OS. While the Chromebook is slated for being underpowered or not up to day to day tasks many reviewers of major websites have high praises […]

Google will start blocking Flash from Chrome soon

Google will start blocking Flash from Chrome soon

It’s pretty well known by now that Adobe’s Flash player isn’t secure to be using, yet a lot of major websites still insist on using the crippled technology. This latest move from Google should help steer the last remains few sites into using the much faster, secure and less resource heavy HTML5 Video. This year Google will be blanket blocking the Flash plugin from Chrome – mainly the kind which loads elements […]

Google updates Nexus phones to have built in spam call protection

Google updates Nexus phones to have built in spam call protection

In the US and the UK, users get a lot of sales and spam calls on phones, there have been several government backed campaigns to help reduce the amount of these calls that users get. Here in the UK at least TPS offers a text service allowing you to opt out of these calls. In America the FCC chief Tom Wheeler has requested to the biggest telecoms companies  earlier this month […]