Google Pixel camera to get software update to fix lens flare issues


When the Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones were announced, the Mountain View company focused heavily on the quality of their new cameras. Now that the phones are getting in the hands of buyers we are seeing photos taken with the Pixels across forums and reviews that show that Google is living up to their claims. However, many reports from users have been coming in complaining of an excessive lens flare halo in a lot of their photos. But fear not, as a Google engineer has just promised an update to fix this issue.

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Google announces cloud-based whiteboard called Jamboard


Lately Google has been making several moves to position itself and its services to be an even bigger player in the enterprise market. The Google Apps for Work platform was rebranded as G Suite and gained some enhancements. Now the company is bringing a combination of hardware and software to the table in the form of an electronic whiteboard tied to the cloud called Jamboard. Read more

Google watches to launch in Q1 of 2017 with Android Wear 2.0


Fall has not been a pleasant time of year in 2016 for smartwatch fans who were hoping for an update to their existing Android Wear devices or who might be interested in what Google has to offer. First, several of Google’s large partners who produce smartwatches – companies like LG, Huawei and Lenovo – all announced they were stopping plans to release any new devices for the balance of 2016. Then at the end of September, upon the release of beta 3 of Android Wear 2.0, Google announced the public rollout would be delayed until 2017. Thanks to a tip from Evan Blass, things may finally being turning around to a more positive note. Read more

Google hired writers from Pixar, The Onion to bring personality to Google Assistant

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Chat bots and other virtual assistants have quickly become a popular way to not only get information, but to provide entertainment and the feeling of chatting with an actual human. To continue to breathe more life into its new AI platform, Google has reportedly hired writers from various Pixar films as well as The Onion to bring humor and a bigger personality to Google Assistant.

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