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Google I/O 2018 Day 1 – Top 4 Announcements

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Today was the first start of the Google IO event and we saw some pretty interesting items during the keynotes. There was so much happening that I’m going to hit on the top 5 items that spoke to me. Google Duplex What in the world might the Google Duplex be? This is likely the most interesting “new” thing of 2018 …

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How-to DISABLE Google’s Feed content in the Google app

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I’ve noticed that the Feed content in the Google App likes to refresh often here’s a how-to DISABLE Google’s Feed content in the Google app. Many people make use of the Feed that is provided in the Google App, the advantages are that Google delivers content that is of interest to you. In reality, if you aren’t making use of …

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Smartphone cost are getting high

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Smartphone cost are getting high and this isn’t something new, it’s a fact. More companies are increasing the cost of the devices they provide to the consumer market, but they aren’t necessarily costing more to make. I guess this is what happens when you’re driven to make more money. In a recent poll that was conducted online on 4995 entries, …

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No ads on lockscreen is a stance that Google is taking seriously

No ads on lockscreen is a stance that Google is taking seriously and this could get your app on the Play Store delisted. We all know that Google is in it with ads themselves right? We’ve seen plenty of apps that generate ads, pop-ups, overlay ads and just overall creating chaos for a user. The next step to limit the …

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‘Made for Google’ third-party accessory certification program

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With the launch of the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and plethora of other products on the horizon, Google will introduce a new ‘Made for Google’ certification program for third-party accessory makers, according to 9to5Google. Citing three different sources, the website says it doesn’t have too many details about the upcoming program other than the name. The assumption, however, is …

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Google Home WiFi now available at Staples, The Source and Google Store in Canada!

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Rejoice Canadians! Google Home WiFi is now available to purchase from the Google Store, Staples and The Source! Coming in at $179.99. https://store.google.com/config/google_wifi http://www.staples.ca/en/product_2705491_2-CA_1_20001?utm_source=EMAIL_X_M_1_B__100063536_10034398_201704280419__CA__ShopNowTopIntro_en-CA http://www.thesource.ca/en-ca/computers-and-tablets/computer-networking/wireless-routers/google-wifi-ac1200-dual-band-wireless-ac-router/p/108068068?utm_source=EMAIL_X_M_1_B__100063536_10034398_201704280419__CA__ShopNowTopIntro_en-CA  

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How-to get voice calls in Google’s Duo app?

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As much as this might be trivial to some, there are some people out there that aren’t aware on how to get to the voice calls in Google Duo’s. The Duo app doesn’t clearly indicate on how to get there. Here’s a short little video that illustrates that from the top underneath the navigation bar just swipe down to see the …

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