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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:57:16 GMT

This app brings Google Pixel fingerprint scanner gestures to any device  -  Android Authority (blog)
Google's Pixel phones – and a number of Huawei devices – feature some pretty nifty shortcuts you can access using the fingerprint sensor. But these are no longer exclusive to those handsets, as someone at the XDA Developers forums has created an APK ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:55:29 GMT

Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive New Game You Can Play Right Meow  -  Huffington Post
The company has unveiled a new Google Doodle in celebration of Halloween, and the game is so addictive you might forget to answer the door for the trick-or-treaters. The Magic Cat Academy involves a cat in a Hogwarts-like school of magic using a wand ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:18:23 GMT

Google tries new approach with voice on Pixel phone  -  Gizmodo India
About six months ago, people working on hardware and the voice-activated Google Assistant for the Pixel phone started sitting next to each other at the company's Mountain View, California headquarters, hammering out minute details of its first phone.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:02:44 GMT
Google man drags Emacs into the 1990s  -  The Register
Software developer and Google employee Daniel Colascione has cooked up what he calls “Buttery smooth Emacs” by adding rendering code to the venerable text editor that does away with long-standing flickering and resizing issues. Colascione took to ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:55:12 GMT
Google's Halloween game is the most addictive Google Doodle in years  -  Metro
Warning: clicking on Google's Halloween game may seriously impact your productivity this morning, as it's the best Doodle game since they put Pac-Man in there. The game – created by Juliana Chen – allows you to 'cast spells' by drawing shapes on screen ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:47:45 GMT

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Root Images And Bootloader Unlock For Verizon Models Now Available For Download: Here's ...  -  Tech Times
No Android smartphone is safe from the community of developers, not even the recently launched Google Pixel and Pixel XL, as root images and the bootloader unlock for Verizon models are now available for download. Needless to say, that's not a bad ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:41:38 GMT

Google Allo Gets Netflix's Stranger Things Sticker Pack for Halloween  -  NDTV
The first in line seems to be Google, as the search giant has now announced its partnership with Netflix to bring stickers from the show to its Allo app for Halloween. The stickers, 24 in total, include the show's cast and some famous catchphrases that ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:12:16 GMT

Google extends office lease at GPT Workplace 6  -  The Sydney Morning Herald
Internet giant Google has extended its lease at GPT Group's Workplace 6 site in Pyrmont, Sydney, as it works towards the construction of a new, bigger location, said to be at the White Bay Power Station at the nearby Bays precinct. GPT confirmed the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:03:12 GMT

Tussles with Brussels: Google  -  The Economist
​Over the next two weeks the technology giant will respond to the various antitrust allegations by the European Commission. They come in three buckets: that Google abuses the dominance of its Android operating system (to which it has to respond by ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:56:55 GMT

Google Allo 2.0: New themes coming soon; Check out what they look like and many other updates  -  Financial Express
Google is trying aggressively to make Google Allo to be at the top of the group of instant messaging apps. Since its inception, with an aim to make the app more popular, Google has been rolling out a continuous series of updates. Within that series of ...