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Android Oreo 8.1 has a New Cheeseburger

The wait is over for Pixel and Nexus owners as Android 8.1 Oreo is rolling out. But what about the hype? Well there is none. But that’s ok. It’s really just a minor maintenance release. Google says the biggest feature in 8.1 is a new “Neural Networks API” which is designed for running machine-learning operations […]

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Has smartphone technology really peaked?

I have read several stories this year about the death of the smartphone, and how the technology is tapped out. I initially wrote them off as fake news or just looked the other way in denial. But after seeing the new releases of the Pixel 2, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, I’m really […]

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Cool Features on Android 8.0 Oreo

Android 8 has officially launched with the name OREO. Not a huge surprise, but everyone loves the cookie. Now will we love the Android operating system? I think so. I was a beta tester for the “O” system and I can tell you that the notifications, speed and battery life were greatly improved. I think […]

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Google Photos Airs TV Commercial for the Oscars

Watch for this Google commercial during the Oscars on Feb 26th, 2017 (info here). It is a thoughtful and personal message. If you don’t use Google Photos, you should definitely check it out. Even if you’re on a IOS Apple device. I would argue that Google does have the best picture award.  

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Google’s Android 7.0 – Nougat is here

UPDATE: ¬† Will Android 7.0 Nougat come to your phone? The rumor is that Nougat will start rolling out in August instead of October.You can now download Android Nougat Developer Preview and test its new features that didn’t make the cut in last November’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow¬†launch alongside the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. Check […]

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Will the New Android Wear 2.0 Update Deliver?

  At the Google I/O conference this year, among the many announcements, Android Wear 2.0 is getting nods, but will it turn the tide from Apple Watch? The updates are focused on improving existing functions, and not shiny new features. Developers rejoice – check it out here. Android Wear will have: Smart replies Handwriting recognition […]

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