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Google’s New Gesture Controls Aren’t Just for the Pixel

Google’s New Gesture Controls Aren’t Just for the Pixel

When Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone in 2007, its most spellbinding feature—the one that set it apart from BlackBerrys and Nokias, and the one that would forever change the way we interacted with our devices—was the touchscreen. All it took was a light press of the fingertip and an icon on the screen would…
Google’s Game Builder turns building multiplayer games into a game

Google’s Game Builder turns building multiplayer games into a game

Google’s Area 120 team, the company’s in-house incubator for some of its more experimental projects, today launched Game Builder, a free and easy to use tool for PC and macOS users who want to build their own 3D games without having to know how to code. Game Builder is currently only available through Valve’s Steam…
Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere

Google’s Cloud outage is resolved, but it reveals the holes in cloud computing’s atmosphere

Five hours after Google publicly announced that it was working to resolve an outage in its Cloud computing network that had taken out a large chunk of Google services as well as Shopify, Snap, Discord and other popular apps, the problem seems to be resolved. The outage hit everything from the ability to control the…
Week-in-Review: Google’s never-ending autonomous road trip

Week-in-Review: Google’s never-ending autonomous road trip

Hello, weekend readers. This is Week-in-Review where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Alexa wasn’t forgetting what you requested…
Google’s Project Zero Finds Six ‘Interactionless’ iOS Vulnerabilities in iMessage App – Gizmodo

Google’s Project Zero Finds Six ‘Interactionless’ iOS Vulnerabilities in iMessage App – Gizmodo

An Apple Store in NYC, 2018.Photo: Mark Lennihan (AP)Apple released bug fixes for five major security issues in iOS that can be exploited via its iMessage client app last week after they were discovered by researchers for competitor Google’s exploit-hunting Project Zero, though an additional issue was reported and not totally resolved in the iOS…
How does Google’s new Gallery Go compare to Google Photos? – Android Central

How does Google’s new Gallery Go compare to Google Photos? – Android Central

Announced in 2017 alongside the release of Android Oreo, Android Go is a stripped-down version of the Android OS that's designed for sub-$100 smartphones in emerging markets. Along with the lightweight OS, Google's also created Go versions of many of its popular apps, including Google Go, YouTube Go, and Gmail Go, just to name a…
Jumping out of a Google’s bubble.  It’s more than just a matter of self-respect

Jumping out of a Google’s bubble.  It’s more than just a matter of self-respect

In this short review, I'm going to focus only on one Google's product - Google Search and put a light on some darker sides comparing Google Search with another competing search engine DuckDuckGo. Google is a company that gave us a lot. Really. I remember the days when I as many other programmers called it…

Google’s software mistreats or harms the user

Google's Software is Malware Other examples of proprietary malware Google Back Doors Android has a back door for remotely changing “user” settings. The article suggests it might be a universal back door, but this isn't clear. ChromeOS has a universal back door. At least, Google says it does—in section 4 of the EULA. In Android,…
Google’s next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable

Google’s next Nest Mini speaker could be wall-mountable

There's also talk of proximity awareness similar to what you find in devices like the Nest Hub Max, although this would unsurprisingly be limited to showing the current volume as you got closer. And yes, there are supposedly new colors in the works.We've asked Google for comment, although it typically doesn't address rumors. If the…
Why Google’s Quantum Victory Is a Huge Deal—and a Letdown

Why Google’s Quantum Victory Is a Huge Deal—and a Letdown

They finally did it. After years—no, decades—of declaring their hopes and dreams with hardly any practical results, researchers in the quantum computing community have delivered on a promise. Or have they?Last week, news leaked that researchers at Google and other institutions had solved a problem on a quantum computer 1 billion times faster than a…

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Motorola razr 2 could feature side sensors and an in-display fingerprint...

For fans of the original Motorola RAZR, the date they have circled on their calendar is December 26th; that's when Motorola and Verizon will start taking pre-orders for the new Motorola razr. Both the manufacturer and the carrier are counting on nostalgia to drive sales of the Android-powered clamshell which is priced at $1,500. As…

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