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The Google I/O 12 biggest reveals: Android O, Google Assistant, standalone Daydream VR headsets, and more

Here's everything revealed at Google's I/O 2017 keynote, from new Android O features to Google Home updates and standalone Daydream VR headsets.

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Google's Standalone Daydream VR and VPS fight the clutter and clumsiness of virtual reality

At Google I/O, Google launched both a new category of cable-free standalone Google Daydream VR devices, as well as a new Visual Positioning System for helping phones navigate via augmented reality.

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Google Home gets hands-free calling and 6 other cool new features

Google's A.I. speaker gets hands-free calling, proactive assistance, and HBONow support, among other interesting tricks.

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Google's Smart Reply for Gmail may make automated replies sound less canned

Google is making it easier for people to dash off a quick email reply from Gmail on their smartphones using contextually-aware, computer-generated responses via the app for iOS and Android.

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Google launches Android O in beta with Google Play Protect and helpful interface tweaks

The beta version of Android O is here, bringing Google Play Protect and interface tweaks like picture-in-picture mode for apps along with it.

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Google Assistant branches out, supporting third-party hardware and smarter features

Google unveils its plans to expand Google Assistant by pushing it into more devices, and adding new capabilities like payments, the company said at Google I/O.

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Google's new TPUs are here to accelerate AI training

Google has made another leap forward in the realm of machine learning hardware. The tech giant has begun deploying the second version of its Tensor Processing Unit, a specialized chip meant to accelerate machine learning applications, company CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Wednesday.

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Arrow's selling the Raspberry Pi 3 model B for under $25

The Raspberry Pi is a great mini PC for all kinds of hardware projects, and it's extra cheap right now on Arrow.

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Amazon Echo's Alexa is getting push notifications, but they won't annoy you

A pulsing green light on your Amazon Echo device could soon mean there's breaking news—or your pizza's here.

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Surviving Mars turns catastrophe into inspiration as humanity claws for the stars

We saw our first demo of Surviving Mars, the new city builder from Tropico devs Haemimont, and the takeaway? Death can come swiftly and silently on Mars—but that makes survival so much sweeter.