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Google adds Street View images to directions so you can see exactly where to turn

A change to the Maps direction screen adds Street View images alongside route directions to show a real-world look at where you need to turn.

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How to make and send selfie stickers in Google Allo

The latest update to Google's Allo messaging app lets you create stickers in your likeness and send them to your friends. Here's how to do it.

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Google search results will cure your boredom with a local events calendar

A new feature rolling out to the Google app and mobile browsers will create a new interface that helps you find local events.

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Google embraces 360-degree video with new Street View certification for cameras

Google is looking to expand the reach of Street View with a new certification program that makes it easier to shoot and upload videos of your personal experiences.

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Chrome makes it easier to download web pages when your connection dies

In the latest update to the Android Chrome browser, you can access your saved pages quicker and queue up links for downloading once a connection returns.

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Drive smarter and safer with these Android Auto tips

Google's smart car dashboard is right there on your phone, so it's time to put it to use for smarter traveling through town or the open road.

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Here's how you can edit roads right in Google Maps

Google recently added the ability to edit road segments in Maps for Android and on the web, but it's not so easy to find. Here's how to do it.

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Allo update brings chat backups, incognito mode for groups, link previews

Google is updating Allo with a flurry of new features, including chat backups, incognito mode for groups, and link previews, as it continues working toward the release of a desktop client.

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Google Phone 9.0 preps for Android O with new messaging, notification features (and pet paws)

A teardown of the Google Phone APK reveals some interesting new features such as granular Notification Channels, the ability to send photos, and strange photos of dog and cat legs.

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Google Trips update reminds us Google has another travel app, and it's actually pretty great

An update to the Trips app brings automatic bus and train reservation detection, manual entering, and itinerary sharing to Google's other travel app.

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How to save your parking spot in Google Maps

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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Google tweaks Android Messages to make it easier to start a one-on-one conversation

The latest update to Android Messages brings a useful interface tweak that eliminates the extra tap to start a solo conversation and adds a new group messaging button.

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Google's 'Copyless Paste' feature aims to take the pain out of copying text on Android

A new feature in the Google Chrome Canary build called Copyless Paste will provide contextual suggestions based on the things you've recently searched.

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Google Maps vs. Waze: Which should be your go-to map app?

Each app offers unique features to help you conquer survive the commute home. Which should you use, and when?

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Now it's personal: Google Home picks up support for multiple accounts, voice recognition

In an update rolling out to all U.S. users, Google Home will now support up to six users and be able to differentiate between who is speaking for personalized briefings and playlists.

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Google expands Earth with new VR tours, but Daydream support nowhere to be seen

Google unveils a new Earth for Chrome and Android phones that gives you more places to visit and greater control over what you see.

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Google's set to unveil a new Earth experience, possibly bringing Daydream support

As part of the Earth Day celebration, Google will showcase a new Earth experience at an event in New York City on April 18.

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Google Photos brings electronic stabilization to your old and shaky family videos

A new feature in the Google Photos app will stabilize videos in your library that weren't taken with a steady cam.

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