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After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

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Although Android has moved on from its KitKat tie-in days, being currently on its Lollipop generation, Nestlé has again turned to the tech world and Google as part of a rebranding promotion for its chocolate bars. It has replaced the KitKat logo on... >>

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

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Google Map Maker, which lets the public edit Google Maps, has been disabled officially. Google has issued a statement making it clear that allowing the public to edit Google Maps is proving to be a problem. It claims this is a matter of resources since... >>

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

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UPDATE: Google has announced, via Backchannel, that it's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in the last 6 years, none of which were the fault of the self-driving cars. Self-driving cars are currently being tested in the US where 4 of the 48... >>

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV
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Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV

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The Nexus Player is Google's set-top box. Built by Asus and announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the Nexus Player brings Android Lollipop to your TV. It acts as a bridge, giving Google an avenue to providing content for your TV and leverages... >>

Google's next Nexus phone might be Huawei-made, with Samsung's 2K display

Google's next Nexus phone might be Huawei-made, with Samsung's 2K display

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Google is likely hard at work on its next Nexus, and the latest leak indicates it is considering partnering with a Chinese manufacturer to get the job done. Gizmo China has claimed Huawei is on-board to produce the next Nexus phone, which will replace... >>

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

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Google announced an update to Android Wear in April, making its debut on the LG Watch Urbane and rolling out to other devices in the family. It's the most significant Wear update so far, a step change in functionality. Android Wear has spent its time... >>

Google buys Timeful smart scheduling app, will add tech to Inbox and Calendar

Google buys Timeful smart scheduling app, will add tech to Inbox and Calendar

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Google has just bought a little-known company that'll help make Inbox and Calendar less cumbersome and more useful. If you haven't noticed, Google likes to develop free tools with smart features (examples include Google search, Gmail, Calendar, Docs,... >>

Google+ rolls out new Collections feature, with sight set on Pinterest

Google+ rolls out new Collections feature, with sight set on Pinterest

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Google+ just got very (p)interesting. Tech companies often like to replicate successful products and features first put out by rival companies. Facebook made Slingshot as a Snapchat copy-cat app, for instance, while Twitter recently pushed Periscope out... >>

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

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Today is the day that 'Shazam' became a verb in the eyes of Google. Now you can simply ask your smart device what song is playing and it will tell you. Google has announced that its voice controlled service will respond to the term 'Shazam'. So if you... >>

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

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Google has announced a new extension for its Chrome browser that should keep people safe from phishing scams. The Password Alert extension will work in Chrome to make sure people know what sites are legitimate and which are not. That way giving out personal... >>