Google+ adds advanced search filters, ‘Insights’ tab w/ Community stats for mods, owners

Google’s nascent social network geared towards Collections and Communities is gaining advanced search features to make it easier to find posts. Meanwhile, Google+ is also adding more metrics for Community moderators and G Suite admins.

Google Lens launched in beta on the company’s Pixel smartphones, so understandably, it’s a bit light when it comes to the feature load. However, Google is continually working to improve it. Recently, one of the leads on the Lens project has revealed some of what we should expect in the coming months…

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Today on its official blog, Twitter announced its latest feature, Threads. Tweetstorms (long threads of multiple tweets) have long been apart of Twitter’s DNA, allowing users to tell extended stories or go on rants. Now, with the Threads feature, Twitter has made it much easier to share and read extended tweets.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

Displays with minimal bezels were the biggest trend we saw in smartphones this year from the expensive to the affordable. However, providing these displays presented a challenge for some companies, forcing them to move the fingerprint sensor to the back or ditch it entirely, all because the technology to toss the sensor under the display simply wasn’t ready. Now, it is, thanks to Synaptics

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Project Fi’s annual ‘holiday treat’ for subscribers is now live

As is tradition, Project Fi is again gifting a “holiday treat” for subscribers of the Google MVNO service. The interactive experience for 2017 is a fun ski game that’s coupled with an in-flight Wi-Fi code.

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