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Google introducing Street View application later this summer

Google is releasing a dedicated Street View application later this summer to replace the Views community and allow users to view all kinds of photospheres.

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Galaxy Note 5 launch indirectly confirmed by Samsung

Samsung has announced that they will be delaying the launch of their mobile payment service until September. This will surely make a dent in Samsung’s plans to catch up to

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Google is developing A.I. to count the calories in your food photos

I am from a family of foodies, and I also have many foodie friends.  We just love food and we love to take pictures of food to share with those

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Google Maps adds at-a-glance real-time transit info

Starting today it will be much easier to know how long until the 6 Train arrives at 68th Street – Hunter College. Google has added at-a-glance view of details for real-time

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Google I/O 2015: What you may have missed

Here’s a bit of a refresher of some of the things that were announced at Google’s yearly developer conference, Google I/O 2015.

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Project Abacus aims to get rid of all those passwords

Google’s ATAP team is aiming to get rid of the password as we know it. Project Abacus will allow access to all of our info, as long as the data says it’s us

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Google Calendar: No more texts for you

Google Calendar is shutting down their SMS notifications service later this month. We have the details on how to get a jump start before it’s all gone.

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Google Play store now shows age-based ratings

According to AndroidCentral, age-based ratings for apps now appear in the Play Store under the apps’ ratings. This follows Google’s efforts to bring ratings to games earlier in March. In that

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Who needs a smartwatch to make payments when you can use your voice?

Google announced a new app called hands Free that will allow you to make in-store payments with just your voice.  Never reach for your wallet, smartwatch, or phone again with Hands

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Google will standardize fingerprint readers in Android M

Sadly, one area where Apple iOS is severely better than Android at is reading fingerprints.  Apple has pretty much set the standard for all other devices, when it comes to

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Google’s Cloud Messaging now sends notifications to iOS devices

Google’s made a massive leap forward in cross-platform messaging at Google I/O that will now allow notifications to be sent to iOS devices as well as Android. Google’s Cloud Messaging

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Google taking Wallet in new direction

Via a Google+ post, the Google Wallet team tells that it is building a new Wallet app for Android and iOS. This app will allow anyone who has a US

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Google debuts Android M, focuses on ‘polish and quality’

With the dust settling on the announcements yesterday at Google I/O 2015, one of the more prominent and expected announcements was that of Android M. We don’t yet know what the

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Full offline Google Maps experience coming this year

Google, as part of its keynote speech, showed off a more rich Maps client for Android. Due later this year, the new mobile app will offer a full offline experience