Google has always made it clear that it would be providing OS updates to its Nexus and Pixel devices for two years since their launch and security updates for three years. Today, Google is explicitly making it clear as to how long it will be supporting its existing Pixel and Nexus devices.
Google today announced the release fo Google Assistant SDK thereby allowing developers to run the virtual assistant on their own hardware prototypes. For now, the company has only launched the Developer Preview of the SDK, with the final version expected to arrive later this year.
David Foster, whom Google recruited last year for its newly formed hardware division, has quit the company after just six months. Google had poached Foster from Amazon where he had worked on the development of the Kindle tablets and Echo speakers.
Getting from one place to the next, and finding cool things to do at your destination, has always been the staple of Google Maps.
Google today announced the release of Chrome 58 for Android with a bunch of performance and stability fixes. Among other things, the update also makes it easier to manage your downloads through the Downloads page.
Google Play Music is the Default Music Player on Samsung Galaxy S8; Offers Free Three-Month Subscription For New Users
With the Samsung Galaxy S8 launching today, Google and Samsung have announced a partnership that sees the Korean company make Google Play Music the default music player on its latest flagship handset.
Citing sources familiar with the matter, WSJ says that Google is planning on introducing a native ad blocker for Google Chrome. While this move will potentially affect the company’s ad revenue to a certain degree, it is apparently taking this decision to deliver a better user experience.
Google Home, in its current state, is designed to sit in the home and be an active smart system that can play music, play games, answer questions, and also read off the scheduled events from the account linked to it.
Google is reportedly offering to invest up to $880 million (1 trillion won) to help LG Display in boosting its production of OLED panels for smartphones. The company is making the offer in a bid to secure supplies of flexible OLED panels for future Pixel smartphones.