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Meet Now on Tap: Google Now just got way smarter on Android M

Meet Now on Tap: Google Now just got way smarter on Android M

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Google Now is all about context and the new, Now on Tap feature in Android M makes it smarter than ever. The idea is that Android will know what you're doing on your smart device so you can get more information by simply asking or tapping. Some examples... >>

Android Pay for Android M detailed: Fingerprint payments, tap to pay, due this summer

Android Pay for Android M detailed: Fingerprint payments, tap to pay, due this summer

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Google I/O 2015 has kicked off and as expected Android M has taken the lead. Apart from a host of reveals on the new OS, Google has also talked specifically about its mobile payment system, Android Pay. Google Android Pay will work at over 700,000 US... >>

Shazam Visual now augments pictures as well as audio

Shazam Visual now augments pictures as well as audio

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Imagine pointing your phone at an advert for a music album and instantly being able to hear tracks on your phone, or maybe be greeted by the cover star of your favourite magazine. Shazam from today will offer its users just that and more with a new image... >>

Apple is working on a Google Now-like feature to replace Spotlight in iOS 9

Apple is working on a Google Now-like feature to replace Spotlight in iOS 9

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Apple plans to unveil a deep search feature with iOS 9 next month. The feature, which is currently codenamed Proactive, has been in development for several years and will function a lot like Google Now, it's claimed. According to 9to5Mac, Proactive is... >>

WhatsApp explained: 8 tips and tricks you likely had no clue about and more

WhatsApp explained: 8 tips and tricks you likely had no clue about and more

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There's always a bit of a learning curve when it comes to mastering new apps. WhatsApp is no different. Although it's wickedly popular and extremely easy to get started using right away, the messenger does have a few quirks that aren't immediately obvious... >>

Periscope arrives on Android: What’s new and improved?

Periscope arrives on Android: What’s new and improved?

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Twitter-owned Periscope has launched for Android devices. The fresh live-streaming app brings many of the same features from the popular iOS counterpart, but it also contains new features, including the ability to return to a broadcast after being interrupted... >>

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

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Microsoft has officially announced that its smart assistant, Cortana, will be arriving on iPhone and Android devices soon. Cortana will be available in app form for iOS and Android where it will work with all the same questions it responds to on Microsoft... >>

Checking-in at the W with Apple Watch, is it the future for hotels?

Checking-in at the W with Apple Watch, is it the future for hotels?

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As we walk back to the hotel from dinner at a nearby restaurant it suddenly dawns on us that we don't have our room key. Having travelled to numerous hotels around the world, the key, now normally a card, is a stable addition to our back pocket. Tonight... >>

How is Google Maps ‘traffic alerts’ better than current ‘traffic conditions’?

How is Google Maps ‘traffic alerts’ better than current ‘traffic conditions’?

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Google Maps has been offering "traffic conditions" within its app for sometime now. While those different road colours showed traffic, like red for congested, the latest "traffic alerts" does even more. Previously it was possible to see if there was traffic... >>

This is Adobe's mobile retouching app that will replace Photoshop Touch

This is Adobe's mobile retouching app that will replace Photoshop Touch

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Adobe plans to remove Photoshop Touch from app stores, but it's already hard at work on something new that will be able to retouch your photos while on the go. Adobe's $10 photo editor for iPad and Android tablets, which can still be found on the iOS... >>