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Google I/O 2016: Chrome OS Gains Play Store Support

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Google announced that Chrome OS is gaining Play Store support, making it possible for Chromebook owners to install and run Android apps. The Android apps will be able to run in three different window sizes on Chromebooks and will be compatible with the keyboard, mousepad, and touch input. As part of the announcement, Google also notes that Chromebooks will also be getting …

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Google Building Own VR Headset and Controller

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Google announced Daydream on the opening keynote of its developer conference on May 18th. During one of the session, Clay Bavor, head of Google’s VR department, confirmed that Google will not only  be designing a reference headset and controller to share it with third-party OEMs, the company will also be building and selling its own Daydream headset and controller to consumers. …

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Google I/O 2016: Google Home

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At the opening Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google previewed Google Home, the competitor to Amazon Echo. Much like Amazon Echo, Google Home is a Wi-Fi speaker in which it will be powered by Google Assistant, the new smarter and more contextual digital assistant from Google. Users will be able to customize the device, allowing it to blend in any part …

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Google I/O 2016: Google Assistant

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Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai announced Google Assistant at yesterday’s Google I/O keynote. Google Assistant is a virtual assistant that can converse with users and help users find the relevant information, very much like Apple’s Siri. Building on Google Now and the technology behind it, Google Assistant is able to hold more better conversations with users that will allow it to …

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Google I/O 2016: Allo and Duo

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Earlier today during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced two new communications apps; Allo and Duo. Allo is Google’s latest smart messaging app that makes user’s conversations easier and more expressive. Since this will be based off the user’s phone number, users can get in touch with anyone in their contacts. Allo has Smart Reply built-in so users can respond …

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