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Google has just announced the all new Photos app for Android, iOS and web which brings unlimited image and video storage to the table. Images of up to 16-megapixel in size can be stored, while videos of up to 1080p can be saved to the cloud. These images can be accessed from a wide range of devices including the web, Android and iOS devices. Your photos will be synced seamlessly on the cloud and you’ll have access to them practically anywhere, and all you have to do is sign up with your Google account. The web version will be accessible...

Android M has finally gone official at the Google I/O earlier today and there are a couple of interesting additions to talk about. The announcement of the latest update to Android was barely a surprise as its existence was leaked out a couple of weeks ago and a Google executive even confirmed it recently. So what’s exactly new with Android M? Google is focusing on the user experience aspect of the handset and it’s quite evident from the announcement of the features. Fingerprint scanning: will now officially support fingerprint...

A few hours ago, we spoke about how Google could potentially show off Android Pay later today. And the company has now officially unveiled the service, while also confirming that it will break cover with Android M later this year. With Android Pay, users can pay for items in retail outlets using NFC based machines and even payments for items bought through your mobile device. Further, you can even hook up your debit or credit card to Android Pay account and make payments that way. Overall, it’s essentially Android’s version...

We have all had our list of expectations from Google for the I/O event that starts later today. And just as we lead up to the event, it is being said that the company could finally show off Android Pay, which has been rumored for quite some time now. The service was partially announced by Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai a couple of months ago, so its arrival was always on the cards. It has been said that Android Pay will be revealed as an API and will be supported with apps by default. Enabling support for this payment service...

According to Chevrolet, a large part of its 2016 car lineup will come with Android Auto support by default. More importantly, the company has mentioned that most of these will be included with the vehicle and will be available to the users at no extra cost whatsoever. The car manufacturer is essentially bringing Android Auto to most of its popular cars that will launch next year. Here are the 2016 Chevrolet cars that will support Android Auto by default: Spark Cruze Malibu Camaro (and Camaro Convertible) Silverado Silverado HD Colorado Impala Volt Corvette...

The Xiaomi Mi Band wearable costs a measly $15 and tracks all your fitness metrics and even sleep patterns. However, the smart wearable lacked support for Google Fit syncing, which was a bit of a problem for users on Android 5.0 Lollipop as Fit does all the data tracking by default. However, Xiaomi and Google have worked things out now and the Mi Band is fully supported by Google Fit as well, meaning you can keep an eye on the data gathered by the Mi Band using Google Fit as well. This is in addition to the company’s proprietary...

The Nexus Player was launched by Google late last year as one of the premier Android TV devices. And with a price tag of just $99, the device was quite attractive to new buyers. But now the company has decided to slash the pricing further by making the device available for $79, slashing a further $20 off the price tag. This should come as good news for customers who were looking to purchase the Nexus Player over the coming days. It’s still too early to tell if this is a permanent price reduction as we’re not used to Google...

Google has successfully managed to team up with Hyundai for the release of the first Android Auto car. As of now, Android Auto head units from Pioneer are available for purchase for the current crop of cars while the upcoming Hyundai automobile will be the first to have the feature by default. The likes of Audi, Volvo, GM, Ford and several others will also have cars with Android Auto launching later this year. Android Auto essentially creates a bridge between your phone and car. Although most of the functionality comes from the phone,...