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Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google's Project Fi starts testing Voice over LTE support for a subset of its users, does not announce timeframe for a roll out to all users   —  Resulting in quality and usability improvements, Voice over LTE allows calls to be made and received over data networks.
Feb 21, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Hands-on pics and specs of LG G6 leak: always-on display, Snapdragon 821, 4GB of RAM, base 32GB of expandable storage, and a 3,200 mAh battery   —  The LG G6 is far from being a secret at this point, with LG itself going as far as to confirm its ‘FullVision’ 18:9 5.7-inch display …
Feb 17, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Instant Tethering, which lets Google devices seamlessly share cellular data connections, is now officially available to select Pixel and Nexus devices   —  First spotted in testing last month, Instant Tethering automatically and seamlessly shares a cellular data connection through Wi-Fi.
Feb 12, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
With Chrome 57, Progressive Web Apps will appear in Android's app drawer, settings, more   —  The ambitious goal behind Progressive Web Apps is to allow websites to have the same capabilities and features as a native app, but without the initial download.  Google has been a heavy backer …
Feb 3, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Chance Miller / 9to5Google:
Google to shut down Hands Free payment service on February 8, shifting efforts toward Android Pay, after piloting it since March 2016   —  Google announced to users today that it is shutting down its Hands Free payment service on February 8th.  The feature was quietly announced at Google I/O …
Feb 2, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Google I/O 2017 to be held May 17-19 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California   —  In a somewhat non-traditional manner, Google has today made official the dates and location for Google I/O 2017.  This year's developer conference will take place, once again …
Jan 25, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google app for Android updated with offline search, will queue offline searches and run them when a connection becomes available   —  One area of focus that Google has been particularly working on for its apps and services has been better offline functionality.
Jan 18, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Chrome 56 beta, expected to be released in a week, adds native support for FLAC music format   —  Chrome 56 is currently in the beta channel and should hit stable in about a week.  When released, it will bring support for the FLAC audio codec directly in the browser.
Jan 13, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Seth Weintraub / 9to5Google:
Alphabet's Titan high-altitude drone program has been shut down after being rolled into X in late 2015; 50+ employees disperse to other units   —  In 2014, Google bought Titan Aerospace, maker of high altitude, solar-powered drone aircraft.  At the time Google noted, “It's still early days …
Jan 11, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
LG says its next flagship will have 5.7-inch QHD+ 564 PPI display with 18:9 aspect ratio, lower power consumption, and 0.2mm bezels   —  With LG in decline due to its mobile division, the company is attempting a turnaround with its upcoming G6.  In an interesting move, LG Displays has announced …
Jan 10, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context

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