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Current Nexus devices won't get Android N's new seamless update feature

It's likely that the Chrome OS-inspired update mechanism will need to wait for the next generation Android devices as well.

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Stale beer no more: This app can tell you when your brew's past its prime

There's a good chance your tastebuds would tell you when you're drinking stale beer, but now science has come to the rescue to spare them that pain.

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The Project Tango smartphone is coming and it's more useful than you think

We got a look at how the Tango's mapping capabilities can be used for everyday tasks—as well as for having a little fun inside your home.

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Android apps on Chrome OS show the failure of the web as an application platform

With access to the Google Play Store and Android apps, Chromebooks are leaving the web behind—and becoming more powerful.

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10 totally cliché Instagram pictures you have definitely posted

The world doesn’t need any more pics of latte art.

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Google I/O's biggest reveals: VR dreams, personalized AI, and chips that blow away Moore's Law

Google I/O 2016 was full of big news, from Android N to Daydream VR to new apps galore.

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Here's a look inside Google I/O's playground for developers

Google held its massive I/O conference this week at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Here's a look at what developers found inside.

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Android apps will come to Chromebooks, as Google puts the Play Store in Chrome OS

Google's Play Store will be coming to Chrome OS, the lightweight operating system that powers Chromebook laptops. This move will suddenly give the app-starved Chrome a lot more to work with.

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Google's Daydream VR initiative: What it is, what it isn't

Google's going big into VR this year with Daydream, but it's not a single device. It's a spec, it's a controller, it's a standard.

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Google is nixing launcher shortcuts in Android N

A 3D Touch-style feature may eventually come to Android, but it's being kicked down the road to a future release.

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Here's how Maserati customized Android for its Ghibli dashboard

Google is hoping car manufacturers will use Android and Android Auto Auto as a starting point for their own infotainment systems. Let's take a peek.

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Google: Hangouts won't go away despite the launch of new messaging apps

Allo and Duo are the future of Google's messaging efforts, but Hangouts has other value that earns it a stay of execution.

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Why Windows Insiders are seeing Android notifications on their PCs

Cortana's deep link between Android and Windows 10 PCs is starting to show up among testers in the wild. Windows 10 Mobile is still unpopular, so Microsoft's trying to keep a hand in by offering services and apps to Android and iOS.

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Android Wear 2.0: 20 minutes with Google's upcoming smartwatch features

Jeff Chang, Android Wear’s product manager, gave us a sneak peak at what’s coming in the next version of Android Wear.

Sneak Peek at Android Wear 2.0

What's coming this fall in the next major release of Android Wear.

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Android TV will add new apps and devices as it heads toward Android N

Several key entertainment apps, including ESPN, will arrive on Android TV in the coming months, Google said Wednesday.