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Why the Camera Inside the Google Pixel Is So Good

Why it matters to you When you snap a photo with Google Pixel or Google Glass, you aren’t taking a picture — you’re taking several, stitched together by computers for a high-resolution image. Last year, DxO Mark named the camera inside the Google Pixel the best smartphone camera yet — …

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Truecaller Integrates Google Duo, Unveils Redesigned App

Why it matters to you Can’t be bothered to download Google’s Duo app? Fret no more — Truecaller is here to save you the trouble. Unwanted calls from telemarketers are pretty much unavoidable these days. Some industry analysts peg the number of unsolicited marketing calls at 35 percent of all …

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Google Retiring Hangouts SMS Support, Experimental Gmail Apps

Why it matters to you If you use Hangouts to send and receive SMS messages, it’s time to switch: Google is doing away with support soon. At the Google’s HQ in San Francisco, it’s that time of year again: Spring cleaning. On Friday, Google detailed features that will be going away in …

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Google May Be Working On A New Social Photo Editing App

Why it matters to you Google’s apps are a little hit-and-miss — but if it’s good, the next big photo app could allow you to share and edit photos with your friends. Google is working on yet another app. One of the company’s most-loved apps is Google Photos and it …

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Google Announces Updates for Allo, Duo, Google Photos, and More

Why it matters to you Google’s recent moves in this developing market have resulted in the new Duo, Allo, and Photos handling slow internet connections better than before. In some regions of the world, speedy internet is scarce or inaccessible. That makes high-bandwidth apps like video chat platforms a challenging …

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Google Maps Adds Real-Time Location Sharing

Why it matters to you Tapping out your current address is time consuming. The new Google Maps makes it easier with real-time location sharing. Whether your navigating the Adirondacks or tracking down that hip new bar everyone’s talking about, Google Maps has your back. It’s packed to the brim with …

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Google News and Weather Expands With 200 More Headlines

Why it matters to you If you find yourself without enough news to browse through on the Google News and Weather app, there should now be 200 more stories to read. The Google News and Weather application for Android and iOS platforms now has 200 extra headlines to scroll through, …

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Google.org Announces $50 Million in Grants Over the Next Two Years

Why it matters to you Google is helping fight educational inequity by pledging $50 million in grants. If there is one critical weapon in the fight against inequality, it’s education. After all, Google points out, there remain 130 million students around the world have yet to fully grasp basic subjects like reading …

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