Friday , October 20 2017

How the Google Pixel 2 Now Playing song identification works

There are a number of apps and services available to help you detect what song is currently playing around you: products like Shazam, SoundHound, or even Google Now. Such services typically rely on your smartphone’s microphone to record a sample of music and then compare that sample against a database …

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Google will pay cash bounties for security flaws in high-profile apps

Mobile security is paramount and Google is stepping up to the plate to ensure your apps are safe. Today, Google announced that it was launching a new bug bounty program named the “Google Play Security Reward Program”. It aims to encourage developers and white hat hackers to poke and prod …

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It might be impossible to remap Pixel 2’s squeezable shortcut

The folks over at XDA-Developers are working hard to figure out a way to remap the Google Pixel 2’s squeezable shortcut, but it may not be all that easy. Editor’s Pick Google Pixel 2 XL unboxing and first impressions Google is fast becoming an AI-first company, and to really put …

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Verizon’s streaming TV service might not see the light of day until spring 2018

Apart from being companies, what do AT&T, Google, Sony, and Dish have in common? They have all released streaming TV services that sit alongside other offerings. Unfortunately for Verizon, it will reportedly not have such a service to call its own until at least spring 2018. According to a report …

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You can now grab the Daydream View VR headset from the Google Store

Back when Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, it also took the wraps off some other goodies as well. The recently released Google Home Mini was one, but another was the updated Daydream View VR headset. We weren’t given a release date at the time of the …

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The Google Pixel 2 XL gets high marks for modularity in its teardown

iFixit If you’re waiting on the brand new Google Pixel 2 XL, we have something that might tide you over until you can get your hands on it. Today, iFixit published its teardown guide and repairability score for the phone and gave us a look inside the device. There are several …

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Google brings select Android Instant Apps to the Play Store

Today, Google announced some changes to its Google Play Store. The biggest of which will add a new method for people to try apps without going through the process of installing them first. The new feature leverages Google’s Android Instant Apps functionality that was introduced last year.  Editor’s Pick Android …

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Google puts up ‘Made for Google’ partner page with a few more details

Update: A new “Made for Google” page has made its way to the Google Store. The page further highlights some of Google’s partners, and clicking on some of the options in the list will bring you to these brands’ websites where you can check out some of the official Made for …

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Exclusive: This Moto Mod will let you cast DirecTV Now to your TV

Motorola deserves some credit for sticking to its vision when it comes to the Moto Mods add-ons. Unlike LG, who quickly ditched its modular smartphone idea after one failed device, Motorola continued to push the concept with multiple new Mods, including several from third-party partners. Hot on the heels of …

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C Programming from n00b to L337? This bundle has everything you need, 98% off

Finding a good way to break into programming can be tough. However, knowledge of programming is becoming an essential part of becoming successful in today’s industries. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make your own programs, apps, and games, then we’ve got good news! You don’t have to …

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