Google Glass KitKat update coming this week

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The biggest news about the update is that KitKat is coming to Google Glass, bringing with it under the hood changes and massive improvements to battery life. Also now that Glass runs Andriod KitKat, developers can write Glassware apps using the Android SDK. Other changes the update also ...

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Google Search App Updated – Brings in expanded card information

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Google have pushed an update to their Google Search App bringing in a variety of new features. The new changes primarily revolve around the Google Now cards which now include extra information for various sports and expandable information relating to stocks. Also included in the update is ...

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Nexus 5 ‘Always-On’ compatible with Ok Google command

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The Moto X has a great feature which allows Google Now to be triggered with a simple ‘Ok Google’ voice command, which is made possible due the device always listening for that particular phrase to be announced. Other devices such as the Galaxy S5 can be trigged using the ‘Ok ...

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In Brief: ZTE unveils new Car Mode app, voice biometrics

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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and ZTE Corporation today announced an all new ZTE Car Mode application for ZTE Android devices at CES 2014 in Las Vegas – a result of the two companies’ collaboration to bring advanced voice applications to ZTE Android devices worldwide. ZTE is ...

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Google debuts standalone Text-to-Speech app for Android

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Google has released a standalone Text-to-Speech app for Android in the Google Play Store. This app will read aloud your books, speak translations, and other things – but in the more natural sounding voice that comes in the other Google experiences. Get rid of that lifeless, robotic voice ...

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My second month with Google Glass

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The second part of an ongoing series which chronicles the daily usage, benefits, drawbacks, and reactions to life with Google Glass.

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Get to navigation faster with Google Maps for Android

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Skip a few steps and get navigating much quicker! Select a place, then tap and hold on the transportation icon. This will automatically open voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and you’ll be ready to go! Google

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Behold the power of Google Now

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Want to see just how much Google Now has evolved over the last year? Check out this video which shows off some of the amazing searches and commands that you can pull off with your smartphone! Here is a brand new demo with improved Google voice searches in the last 12 months (35 queries ...

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My first month with Google Glass

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In the first part of an ongoing series, Jason Cipriani details his experiences in the Glass Explorer program.

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Google working to create more obvious offline maps in Google Maps

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No longer relegated to a little known "trick", the offline maps feature will again be very obvious.

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Possible LG phone with always on voice commands rumored for 2014

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Gotta Be Mobile recently revealed information that LG will be launching a new Android smartphone with always-on voice commands in 2014. Unlike voice commands such as Apple’s Siri or the Google Now search, LG looks to implement voice command more specifically for navigation functionality. This ...

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Hangouts (formerly Google Talk) Android app review

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From the moment it was announced at I/O I was absolutely hooked. I used talk daily for work and a lot for talking to my fellow Android fanatics, so a face-lift and bundle of new features were definitely a welcome update. First let me talk about what a huge departure this is from the bland old ...

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New Google Now cards include reminders, TV shows, video games, music albums, and more

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Google Now is another app slated to get some updates, thanks to the I/O conference. There are six new cards coming out for Google Now, and they include: Reminder Music Albums TV Shows Public Transit Books Video Games Reminders will allow you to set reminders to do things like “buy a ...

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Full agenda, list of sessions for Google I/O 2013 revealed

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With no less than 16 Android and 4 Glass sessions expected, Google IO 2013 will be amazeballs.

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Google officially steps on Evernote’s turf with Google Keep

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That didn’t take long, did it? Google today announced on the official Android blog that Google Keep is available for Android smartphones and tablets. Offered as a free service and application, Google Keep lets users keep track of notes, photos, to-do lists, and other items. If this sounds ...

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