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The Most Useful Hidden Features In Android

Android is known for easy to customise and personalise. The best part is, if you’re prepared to dig deeper, you’ll find a goldmine of hidden features and settings that can improve your mobile experience. Here are four of our favourites you can uncover in the most recent versions of the OS.


Google Allo Is Now Available In Australia

Google’s new messenger app using AI — Allo — is now available in Australia.


Google Allo Is So Useful I Don't Care That It's Creepy

People use their phones for messaging more than almost anything else. That’s why companies like Apple, Facebook and Snapchat are dumping truckloads into making it easier and more fun to send messages. In May at I/O, Google announced Allo, its latest foray into the brave new world of messaging. Now, the app is finally available on Android and iOS.


Google Allo: Australian Hands On

A chat app with a built-in personal assistant, Google’s Allo aims to be your virtual best friend. Back at the Google I/O developer conference in May, the search giant unveiled plans for two new communications apps in Duo and Allo. Duo is a simplistic video chat app, which was launched in August, while today Google takes the wraps off the far more ambitious Allo.


Google's New Phones Will Be Announced On October 5

It’s official. Hot on the heels of the iPhone 7, Google has almost certainly released the date on which it will unveil new smartphones — and potentially even a tablet — under its new Pixel brand.


Apple Photos Vs Google Photos: What's Better?

Nothing is more important to us than our precious digital photos, so keeping them stored safely in the cloud is crucial. The problem is, both Apple and Google have great photo-storage services, and it’s hard to know which one is actually better. Here’s how Apple Photos and Google Photos stack up against each other.


In The US, Chipotle Is Charging A $6 Fee For Burritos Delivered By A Drone

For the past week, we’ve been waiting for Google’s Project Wing to begin its bold burrito initiative: delivering tortilla-wrapped goodness by drone. Now, Google and Chipotle have started testing the service at Virginia Tech and onsite reporters are tweeting their impressions.


The Internet Isn't Ready At All For Google's 'Secure Everything' Future With Chrome

By the end of 2017, it’s almost a certainty that the Google-developed Chrome browser will flag all non-HTTPS sites as “non-secure”. Currently, only HTTPS sites lacking certificates (or out-of-date or incorrectly configured ones) earn the red triangle of doom. But what if Google flicked the switch now? What would the web look like?


11 Things You Can Do In Android Nougat You Couldn't Before

Android 7.0 Nougat is rolling out to Nexus devices right now and will eventually reach devices from other hardware makers in the coming months. Whether you’ve just downloaded it or are still awaiting the update, these are the new features you’ll want take advantage of. Here are 11 things you can do with Android 7.0 Nougat that you couldn’t do before.


Google's Burrito Delivery Drones Have Officially Started Testing In Virginia

Last week we learned that X’s Project Wing (formerly Google) and Chipotle would soon be testing burrito-delivery drones at Virginia Tech. Well, the Roanoke Times has the first photos and video of what appear to be tests in nearby Blacksburg, Virginia.


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