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Android O Beta version available for developers – with many new seamless features

Android O Beta version available for developers – with many new seamless features

As this year’s Google I/O developer event kicks off as of yesterday, Google have revealed some very exciting news for all Android developers. With the introduction to the developer preview for ‘Android O’ starting yesterday, developers will have a brand new set of tools to better optimise their apps. These new features include real time monitoring of each line of code to help the developer track down any issues like […]

More languages coming this Summer for Google Assistant

More languages coming this Summer for Google Assistant

Google I/O 2017 Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O has commenced today and the start of the show seems to be Google Assistant so far anyway. This summer, assistant will be able to support Fresh, German, Brazilian-Portuguese and Japanese. The later in the year, more specifically at the end support for Italian, Spanish and Korean will be added in.

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 […]

Instagram for Android can work with no internet connection

Instagram for Android can work with no internet connection

Instagram has long required a constant internet connection to even function, some devices do cache a limited amount of recently view photos which you can browse when offline, but any likes or actions you take won’t get saved. Facebook introduced Facebook Lite around two years ago, which is designed mainly for the emerging markets where 4G and faster internet connections aren’t so widely available and also for lower end Android One […]

YouTube now requires creators to have 10,000 lifetime views to make money

YouTube now requires creators to have 10,000 lifetime views to make money

For a long time now YouTube has let anyone sign up for the Partner Program meaning that anyone could create their own videos, upload them and generate revenue for the views and clicks etc. While this was fantastic news for the upcoming creators at the time, this did attract some of the wrong crowd. Google ran into a few issues with users uploading movies without permission and also content from other […]

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 […]

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 […]

Windows zero-day Flash  exploited by the same group behind DNC hack

Windows zero-day Flash exploited by the same group behind DNC hack

Evidence is mounting up that the Windows Kernel has a severe vulnerability that is already being exploited by hackers. Microsoft claims the bug is now being actively exploited by the Russian hacking group –  ‘Strontium’. BetaNews has explained that the group have also gone under various other names too – widely known as ‘Fancy Bear’. This is the same group previously cited as a ‘Russian state actor’, indicating some kind […]