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07.28.15
Tell Android to send your texts through apps like WhatsApp or WeChat
07.28.15

Tell Android to send your texts through apps like WhatsApp or WeChat

Android's voice commands let you dictate messages to send through non-Google messaging apps.

By J. Fingas,   07.28.15
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07.14.15
Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons
07.14.15

Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons

Using low-energy Bluetooth beacons to serve up location-based info to customers isn't a new develo...

By B. Steele,   07.14.15
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07.08.15
Google Maps for iOS can share places on Facebook
07.08.15

Google Maps for iOS can share places on Facebook

There might be a time when you quickly need to share your location on Facebook to make sure at lea...

By M. Moon,   07.08.15
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06.10.15
Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately
06.10.15

Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately

One of the biggest problems with voice search is that, for consistent results, you have to use spe...

By N. Summers,   06.10.15
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01.26.15
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
01.26.15

Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger

You may use Google's Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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01.07.15
Hangouts for iOS now shows your Google Voice messages
01.07.15

Hangouts for iOS now shows your Google Voice messages

If you rely on your iPhone for Google Voice, Hangouts just became much, much more useful. As on An...

By J. Fingas,   01.07.15
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04.25.14
Android now lets you search for hotels and restaurants you can actually afford
04.25.14

Android now lets you search for hotels and restaurants you can actually afford

So far, Android search hasn't been very discriminating when it comes to hotels and restaurants; fi...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.14
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04.23.14
Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine
04.23.14

Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine

In the seven years since Google launched Maps, it's collected a ton of imaging and location data,...

By M. Brian,   04.23.14
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08.22.13
Google applies for location-based security patent, locks down your phone on the go
08.22.13

Google applies for location-based security patent, locks down your phone on the go

Google's knack with location services helps us to get around, but hopefully, that same tech will s...

By D. Cooper,   08.22.13
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