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Friday, 29 May 2015
Nokia's HERE maps is no longer going to be the only name that's synonymous with offline maps.
There’s a bug in Apple's Messages that could cause iPhones to crash. It even affects Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac computers.
Google unveiled Brillo, its first OS designed specifically for the Internet of Things. It's based on a stripped down version of Android that can run on minimal system requirements, perfect for devices like smart light bulbs, doorknobs, thermostats, and more.
A new standalone Photos app was announced at Google I/O 2015, which aims to improve how you store and organize your huge photo collection. It also comes with unlimited storage for all your high-res photos and videos.
Android M, the next version of Android OS, was unveiled at Google I/O 2015. According to Google Senior VP Sundar Pichai, Android M is focused on "polish and quality." More after the jump.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Jeff Williams, Apple's operations chief, revealed during the Code Conference that native apps for the Apple Watch will be available beginning fropm September to November. Apple will also be releasing a new software development kit (SDK) at WWDC 2015 next month.
Google has always tried to predict the needs in your life with Google Now. The search giant now decides it wants to predict what you want to know as well, and is rolling out an update that lets it answer your question before you finish asking one.
Periscope is now here on Android, bringing new features and a fresh Material Design-inspired interface.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
This deal, should it be a fruitful one, could potentially stop the hoaxes, rumors, and misinformation that shroud the breaking news stories you read on Twitter.
Personalized search results are useful, yet annoying and dangerous. At least, the ones based on your search history can be. But how about accent-based personalized search results? It's probably more trouble than help, not to mention a little racist, and unjustly so, at times.