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Google I/O celebrates milestone with new features and future plans

Google IO 2017Google I/O kicked off with a celebration, commemorating the launch and growth of their Android device, which has now reached two billion active monthly Android users. Some new announcements were made for the special occasion.

More Progress With Android Integration

The biggest announcement at Google I/O was about the progress with integration of Android as the platform for multiple devices. While not as sexy as some of the others that were talked about, it is certainly the farthest reaching.

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Ohmni: the robot that promises to keep families connected

  • 13/05/2017 at 18:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Ohmni RobotA new IndieGogo backed campaign is promising to deliver a user friendly, mobile robot that helps keeps families connected. Ohmni is a ninth generation concept only being launched now, after two long years of work, design changes, and proofs of concept.

It is an impressive bit of technology. The robot is a human-height, easily maneuverable robot with an adjustable screen. It was built to be user friendly in the extreme, giving the operator the power to control the device through their computer. You just connect to WIFI, call in, and the robot activates. You control the motion, moving it from room to room.

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New Amazon Echo Show to give free calls, among other features

  • 09/05/2017 at 23:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Amazon Echo ShowThe Amazon Echo has been one of the more popular smarthome devices released over the last few years. Now the company hopes the latest incarnation will make up for what the short-lived smartphone under their brand lacked.

With the Fire phone, there just wasn’t enough traction to ever get a phone service off the ground for the massive online retailer. The Amazon Echo could be a better bet, as it allows for the expanded capabilities of their smarthome flagship. Free calls is enticing, especially with the Echo Show as the latest version, providing a 7″ high definition screen.

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Elon Musk wants to merge the Brain and Artificial Intelligence

  • 23/04/2017 at 04:15 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Elon MuskTechnology is evolving, and we are still learning what’s possible and what’s not. Elon Musk, Space X, and Tesla CEO spoke in detail about NeuraLink Corp. This venture from Musk wants to combine the human brain with artificial intelligence.

To start with, Musk aims to develop technology to help people with disabilities (Like stroke, brain legions and other issues that stop the brain communicating with the body properly) to regain body movement and function. The dream is not anything new, but Musk aims to have this done and ready in four years.

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Apple releases details on new iPad, updates on iPhone 7 and Watch

  • 23/03/2017 at 01:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Apple iPad 2017Apple has announced new features on their latest iPad, as well as updates to their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7+, and their Apple Watch.

The iPads New Focus On Display

The biggest news is probably the 9.7 inch retina display on the latest iPad incarnation. Though tablets are becoming a dime a dozen on the market, Apple has managed to keep a firm lead in quality over many of the brands popular today. The iPad is a staple in the tech, and they have been working to improve their display features for awhile.

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The Perfect Gadget for Selfies – The Selfly

  • 12/03/2017 at 17:06 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Selfy CameraPeople love a selfie and drones, and a new gadget called Selfly is a drone that takes photos. Connect the case to your smartphone, control the device using the app, and take pictures that you could not before.

Selfly is an autonomous flying camera and a phone case. The use of Selfly is simple – Have the gadget on your phone, click off the camera when you want to take a photo, tell the drone what to do via an app and let the gadget do what it does.

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Best of Mobile World Conference 2017

Samsung Gear VR 2017Mobile World Conference 2017 (MWC) was full of awesome new releases and teasers for the latest in mobile tech. Now it is time to look back and try to pick out the best. With so much cool consumer tech coming out, it will be hard to choose.

Samsung Gear VR

Samsung has jumped in bed with Oculus to offer their first ever VR headset, complete with a controller. This is a serious move in the virtual reality world, putting one of the biggest names in mobile innovation directly into the realm of gaming.

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