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YouTube VR launches today for the Oculus Go

November 12, 2018

Via: The Verge

YouTube is launching its virtual reality app on the Oculus Go mobile VR headset today, after announcing its plans in September. The app will be available in the Oculus Store, joining similar apps for Samsung Gear VR, Sony PlayStation VR, […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google announces major AI improvements to Gboard for Android

November 12, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

As AI (artificial intelligence) becomes more prevalent in the smartphone industry, more companies are trying to implement the system in their products. Google, a pioneer in the field, has just announced that one of its apps, Gboard is now making […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google Chrome to crack down on invasive, misleading ads

November 8, 2018

Via: DailyMail

Google has announced a crackdown on intrusive pop-up advertisements on its Chrome web browser after a previous update failed to stop them. The ads open users up to phishing attacks that attempt to scam people into giving private information such […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Snapchat brings its lenses to desktop with new Snap Camera app

October 26, 2018

Via: Mashable

Snapchat is, for the first time, bringing its camera outside of its mobile app. The company just released a dedicated desktop app, called Snap Camera, which lets people use its signature augmented reality selfie lenses inside of other desktop apps. […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google ends cryptocurrency ad ban

September 25, 2018

Via: Techradar

Google has announced it is reversing its decision to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The online giant blocked such adverts back in March as part of a security crackdown, but has now apparently changed its mind and will […]


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Google Chrome turns 10 with a fresh look, better omnibox, and more

September 4, 2018

Via: Mashable

Google Chrome just turned 10, wrapping up a decade where the browser captured the world by rapidly becoming the browser of choice for people who “knew better.” For the anniversary, Google is rolling out a revamped design and a slew […]


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Google Releases App Engine Second Generation Runtime Supporting Python 3.7 and PHP 7.2 Support

August 31, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Google Cloud recently announced the release of its Second Generation App Engine standard runtimes, an upgrade to the web framework and cloud computing platform for building apps. This update allows users to run their web apps with up-to-date versions of […]


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The Google App is getting a more streamlined interface

August 30, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Being the home of so many Google services and on different platforms, the Google App has become a tad cluttered over time. In a bid to streamline things, the company is now looking at deploying a redesigned interface in the […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Twitch Prime won’t support ad-free viewing for much longer

August 21, 2018

Via: Techradar

The live-streaming platform Twitch is rolling back its ad-free streaming options, following a blog post detailing upcoming changes to Twitch Prime accounts. As of September 14, Twitch Prime users will start seeing pre-roll, mid-roll, and display ads while watching broadcasts […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Chrome 68 feature improves browser’s RAM usage, Firefox also working on solution

July 30, 2018

Via: TechSpot

With the launch of Chrome 68 last week came a new feature called Page Lifecycle Interface. It allows the browser to better optimize system resources by pausing websites that are inactive and restarting them when needed. Page Lifecycle is inspired […]