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Android Wear companion app hints at volume control and other goodies

An upcoming firmware update could bring lots of new capabilities to Google’s smartwatch platform

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Google asks Supreme Court to decide Oracle's Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright

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Awesome new Google Now feature helps you keep track of your bills

Who needs an accountant? Google Now will keep an eye on your bills for you, if you use Gmail and receive electronic billing statements.

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Highfive's $799 videoconferencing tool throws meetings to your TV

Highfive's $799 device connects to an HDTV and lets you "throw" a conference from a mobile device to the larger display. But it'll need that Android app (coming soon) to start making a real dent.

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Google Voice gets MMS support, hinting at a future merger with Hangouts

Google Voice now supports MMS. Is this the next step in the road to Hangouts-Voice permanently merging?

Bing integrates song lyrics into search results

Microsoft finally added a search feature to Bing that Google doesn't have: song lyrics.

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8 Android Wear tweaks that Google should steal from third-party apps

There's no reason the following functions couldn't be built into Android Wear itself.

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5 powerful things you didn't know Chromebooks could do

Yes it can! Run Photoshop. Use Office Online. Work offline. Chromebooks just get keep getting more potent.

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Super-size it: Google X is reportedly developing displays that combine to grow bigger

According to the Wall Street Journal, Google X is designing these displays to "plug together like Legos to create a seamless image." Sounds like another fun experiment that just might lead to a cool product.

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Google-backed Thread Group opens membership, wades into home IoT marsh

The group wants vendors to adopt its networking stack for connected-home devices