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Report: Google to unveil Pixel phones, Google Home, Daydream VR, and a 4K Chromecast on Oct. 4

The report echoes earlier rumors that Google is dropping the Nexus branding and will further push its services into virtual reality, the smart home, and television.

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Meet Fuchsia, a new operating system in the works at Google

Nobody quite knows what it's for (yet), but according to Android Police, it can run on just about any kind of device.

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Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project spreads to more of the web

The effort will branch out beyond just news sites, though it will mean web developers will need to support yet another standard.

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New Google Assistant settings, ‘Ok Google' driving commands found in Google app beta code

More hands-free commands may be coming to Google maps and Android Auto, which should help keep your eyes where they belong.

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Google Photos 1.24 improves cropping and album sorting

The poor cropping interface was a sore spot in Google's otherwise great app.

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Google Play Music update adds small interface tweak, prepares for bigger things

You may only notice the new play buttons on lists, but the latest code has references several upcoming features.

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Project Fi is bumping up international data speeds thanks to new partnership

To help sell the new offer, Google is taking $150 off the Nexus 6P if you sign up for the company's wireless network.

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Report: YouTube is plotting an online TV service with ESPN, CBS, and ABC to launch next year

NBC, Fox, and Viacom are also in talks for a $35-per-month streaming service, though many details are far from settled.

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How to find out everything Google knows about you in the new My Activity dashboard

Google has consolidated the data it has on you into an easy-to-use interface to find, browse through, or delete your digital history.

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Google Now on Tap extends its reach to barcodes, translation, and QR codes

Your comparison shopping may soon get a lot easier with all of the new content discovery tools that are on their way.

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How to set up two-factor authentication on your Google account

Keep your Google account data safe with this essential security feature.

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How to get started with Google Text-to-Speech

You can listen to audio books and empower many apps to 'talk' to you with Google's nifty tool.

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How Google Nearby works, and how you can take advantage of it

Google makes it easy for your phone to link with other phones in close proximity, but not many apps make use of the feature.

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Google's Nearby will soon trigger notifications to apps, websites, and more

The location-based tool may help you download a boarding pass app at the airport or an audio tour during a trip to the museum.

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Project Fi is expanding its coverage with addition of U.S. Cellular

While it’s not a major carrier, the network could help in some areas where T-Mobile and Sprint aren’t up to snuff.

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Report: Google planning to one-up Apple with new Play Store revenue model

Google Play will switch to the same 85/15 cut with subscription content, but unlike Apple won't require a one-year wait.

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Google Maps launches a beta app for testing the latest features

You'll get more control over driving notifications and updates about where to leave a review for the Local Guides program.

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How to set up Android Pay on your Android phone

It's time to discover the convenience of paying for stuff with your smartphone.

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Google's Trust API pushes password-free login capability for Android apps

Project Abacus uses machine intelligence to verify your identity based on your unique usage patterns.

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Google Play Family Library is official, launching in July

Developers now have capabilities to enable their apps for the new sharing element that's coming to the Play Store.

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