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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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07.10.13
Revamped Google Maps for Android rolling out with new discovery, navigation tweaks
07.10.13

Revamped Google Maps for Android rolling out with new discovery, navigation tweaks

Google showed off its new maps UI for desktop and mobile back in May, and now the update is slowly...

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05.20.13
Google's Field Trip app granting free admission to 13 museums (update: now 23)
05.20.13

Google's Field Trip app granting free admission to 13 museums (update: now 23)

While Google's Field Trip app may find attractions off the beaten path, it's been up to users to f...

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05.15.13
Google outs new Maps and Location APIs: geofencing and low-power location services
05.15.13

Google outs new Maps and Location APIs: geofencing and low-power location services

Maps is one of the most useful features in Android, and today at Google I/O 2013, Mountain View an...

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