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October 6

‘Nest Renew’ lets Google thermostats use more clean energy as ‘Premium’ tier unlocks renewable energy credits

As part of a company-wide effort to let users make “more sustainable choices,” Google is introducing “Nest Renew.” This service lets Nest Thermostat owners prioritize clean energy when heating and cooling.

September 26

Google Assistant losing Issa Rae ‘Cameo Voice’ next week

In October of 2019, Google Assistant introduced an Issa Rae voice that responds to a subset of common queries, like the weather. Just shy of two years later, at the end of this month, the cameo will stop working.

October 13

Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (2021): Top quality two-in-one [Video]

The explosion of Chrome OS over the past 18 to 20 months and at-home working similarly expanding unlike ever before, it’s refreshing to know that you don’t need to deal with cheap, underpowered Windows laptops or PCs to get actual work done. A case in point is the excellent Acer Chromebook Spin 713.

October 16

Google 3D animals and objects: Which ones are available and how to use them

At its I/O conference in 2019, Google announced that it would be adding augmented reality objects to Search. Over the year since, Google has a bunch of 3D animals you can view in Google Search using AR — here’s the full list that we’re constantly updating.

August 23

Android Automotive review: Your future in-car OS [Video]

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August 11

Comment: The under-display camera on Galaxy Z Fold 3 is bad

Hole punch cameras seemed to be the compromise when it comes to bezels and selfie cameras, but under-display technology is advancing to replace it. Samsung just launched its first under-display camera on the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and, despite the massive price tag, it’s just plain awful.

June 16

Waymo announces another $2.5 billion in funding from latest investment round

Autonomous rideshare startup Waymo has announced an additional $2.5 billion investment round of funding. Waymo plans to use the additional funding, led by parent company Alphabet Inc., to hire more staff and advance its self-driving technology toward more paid rides.

June 8

Here’s everything Apple announced at WWDC 2021 that Google and Android can already do

Yesterday, Apple showed off an extensive suite of new software features for iOS, macOS, watchOS, iPadOS, and more. Here’s a rundown of everything Apple showed at WWDC 2021 that was already possible with Google’s apps on Android and Chrome OS.

May 27

Google Meet web redesign rolling out now with full availability in June

In April, Google announced that Meet on the web was getting a redesign with streamlined bottom bar controls and other changes. It’s now rolling out for the first users and will be available for all in June.

May 21

[Update: Until next month] Google ‘I/O Adventure’ is a virtual world for demos, easter eggs, & more

One task for Google in 2021 is making I/O more than just a developer conference that strictly takes place over video livestreams. Google’s answer is a “virtual event experience” and digital space called I/O Adventure.

May 22

This week’s top stories: Google Phone Caller ID announcement, Android 12 beta, more

In this week’s top stories: Google Phone gains a new Caller ID announcement feature, Android 12 Beta 1 arrives for Pixels and beyond, Nest Thermostats gain a C wire adapter, and more.

May 18

How to watch the Google I/O 2021 keynote [Livestream]

After skipping last year, Google I/O is back in 2021 as a free, virtual event that anybody can watch through YouTube. The developer conference starts with a keynote at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 18 and runs until Thursday, May 20.

May 17

Google teases that a ‘brand new Wear version’ will be announced at I/O 2021

With less than 24 hours until I/O 2021, Google is teasing a “brand new Wear version.” It comes amid a flurry of developments in recent weeks from Gboard to rumors about Samsung’s next wearables.

May 10

What to expect from Google I/O 2021: Assistant, Android 12, and ‘Material NEXT’

While I/O is predominantly a developer conference, the kickoff keynote is Google’s biggest opportunity every year to show off new consumer services and products. After skipping a year, Google I/O is back for 2021. Here’s our preview of what we expect the company to show off next Tuesday.

April 30

Google details how its post-pandemic offices will look and work

Despite being one of the first to embrace remote work, Google is adamant about getting its employees back in the office. This hybrid, “flexible workweek” is part of the company’s belief that in-person — and often unplanned — interactions spur new ideas and solutions. Google today shared its plan for post-pandemic offices. 

April 28

Google posts I/O 2021 schedule, starting with Sundar Pichai keynote on May 18 at 10 a.m.

As we get closer to I/O 2021, Google today posted the schedule of sessions and other events for its three-day developer conference next month.

April 29

OnePlus sales surge in Europe with reported 388% YoY growth

OnePlus might not be the plucky upstart that it was once perceived as in the West as reported European sales figures show substantial growth within the region.

April 2

Waymo boss John Krafcik leaving autonomous car company, co-CEOs named

The head of Alphabet’s self-driving division surprisingly announced today that he’s leaving the company after five and a half years. Waymo will now be led by co-CEOs.

March 1

Tasker beta 5.12.3 adds ability to track your sleep

The latest Tasker 5.12.33 beta is now rolling out and allows you to create rudimentary routines that track your sleep patterns.

February 25

Google launches Android Sleep API to detect snoozing, waking up; available to apps now

Android has long offered an Activity Recognition API that processes device sensor data with machine learning models in a battery-efficient manner. Google is now offering an Android Sleep API to allow for the creation of more wellness apps.

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