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Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
Updated Google phone app warns about incoming spam calls on Nexus and Android One devices when caller ID is enabled   —  No one enjoys getting random, unwanted phone calls, especially on their mobile phone.  Thankfully Google is doing something about it, at least for Nexus and Android One users.
Jul 25, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google makes its expanded ad tracking opt-in, launches new ‘My Activity’ site   —  By default, ads shown on Google sites are tailored based on previous searches, watched YouTube videos, and more Google-related history.  Now, Google is rolling out (via Wired) a new opt-in setting that will apply …
Jul 2, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Samsung rebrands Milk VR as Samsung VR, gives users option to upload user-generated content; company prices Gear 360 VR camera at $350   —  Samsung is renaming its Milk VR service and turning it into an “end-to-end VR ecosystem” where users can upload their 360-degree videos.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google will soon list possible health conditions when you search for symptoms, will start rolling out the changes on mobile in coming days   —  From sport results to maps, Google Search now shows a lot more than just 10 blue links.  Especially useful on mobile, Knowledge Graph aims …
Jun 21, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Twitter officially announces Material Design revamp of its Android app   —  After A/B testing for the past few weeks, Twitter has officially announced the redesign of its Android app.  Version 6. does not add any new functionality, but offers a much cleaner and better organized Twitter experience …
Jun 7, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google app on iOS gets faster load times, AMP articles in search, keyboard shortcuts, more   —  Faster load and search times are the highlight feature of an update to the Google app on iOS.  Like on the mobile web and Android, AMP articles will now show up in search results.
May 27, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Android's Awareness API lets developers build apps that use context like time, location, place, activity, beacons, headphones, weather   —  With Assistant, Google wants to build technology that is conversational and helpful.  Many of the company's services are being updated to be more useful …
May 20, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Stephen Hall / 9to5Google:
Android apps and the Google Play Store are coming to Chrome OS   —  It looks like there's a little tidbit of information that might have been originally planned for the keynote (pulled because of time restraints, maybe?).  According to a session description now on the Google I/O website …
May 18, 2016, 3:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google will reportedly launch a standalone “Android VR” headset at I/O that will be less powerful than the Vive or Rift   —  With Google I/O starting next week, veteran tech journalist Peter Rojas has tweeted that Android VR will launch as a dedicated, standalone headset.
May 11, 2016, 4:30 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
New Google Trips app is a smart assistant for your vacations, currently in beta testing   —  One of Inbox's most convenient features are Travel bundles that organize reservations and other related emails in an easy to read manner.  Google is now testing (via Androidworld) …
Apr 29, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context

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