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Can Google's new watches save Android Wear?

Google is set to release a pair of smartwatches alongside next month's release of Android Wear 2.0, and there's a lot riding on them.

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Five Google Assistant integrations we want to see

Google's eager aide offers some useful tools, but in order to overtake Alexa it needs to talk to more apps and services.

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How to add, remove, and manage accounts on your Android phone

The Accounts tab in Settings gives you the power to wipe accounts from your phone and stop battery-killing apps from syncing.

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How to set up your Android phone for ultimate privacy

Here's how to replace all of those data-hungry apps and services with ones that don't need to know so much about you.

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Google Home expands its mind with more than 30 new services

The voice-powered speaker will now be able to read you news, order a pizza, and diagnose health issues.

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Google Home tightens Chromecast bonds with Netflix, Photos integration

You can now tell the device to watch Netflix movies and display photos on your Chromecast-enabled television.

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The best apps with custom Quick Settings tiles in Android Nougat

Android 7.0 lets developers add quick settings tiles, and Shazam, Todoist, and a whole host of others have jumped on board.

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'Google Cast' is being phased out in favor of Chromecast for connected TVs and speakers

The change is a bit of an about face for Google, which is opting to bank on its successful Chromecast name for all supported hardware.

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How your Android phone can help you conquer Black Friday

The power of Google and several smart Android apps can help you keep your sanity and save some money during the high holy days of shopping.

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Google Maps will now tell you how busy a place is in real time

Other data-driven tricks include projections about how long people stay at a place and more detailed hours from certain venues.

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10 things Google should add to Google Home right away

Google Home has a good foundation, but it needs more features.

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Google Translate is tapping into neural networks for smarter language learning

Google says that it can translate entire sentences at once, which is far more accurate than just tackling one word at a time.

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Google Play Music revamps its home screen and builds more diverse playlist recommendations

The mobile app will automatically store music offline based on recent listening history while tapping into your location and other factors for music suggestions.

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8 things Google Assistant does on Pixel that it can't do in Allo

All Google Assistants are not created equal.

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Google Assistant opens to apps in December, and hardware makers next year

Google isn't wasting any time with opening up Google Assistant to third parties in order to catch up to Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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10 surprising and useful ways to use Google Assistant in Allo

Allo is designed to show off Google Assistant. Here's some of the coolest stuff you can do with it.

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Google's Daydream VR platform graduates out of beta

The timing first nicely with the upcoming launch of Google's Pixel phones, which should lead the parade of compatible hardware.

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Google finally launches its Allo messaging app

Leaning heavily on Google's new Assistant, Google hopes Allo will finally give it a messaging app that really sticks.

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Five Google Photos tips for finding, organizing, and sharing all your pictures

Can't find that one photo you're looking for? Google’s smart photo app can make it easy.

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