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EU Assistant alternative] Google releases trio of new syste…

EU Assistant alternative] Google releases trio of new syste…

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Earlier this month, Google pushed up a Play Store listing for its new Search Suggestions app for Pixel phones, which powers — as you'd likely guess from the name — both the search functionality inside the Settings app and the suggestions which appear at the top. Now three more Pixel-specific apps have hit the Play Store: Pixel Tips, Connectivity Health Services, and Voice Action Services. Pixel Tips powers an animated guide that introduces you to your Pixel 3, Voice Action Services is connected in some imprecisely defined way to voice-based Assistant actions, and Connectivity Health Services does... something, probably. The first two apps (Pixel Tips and Connectivity Health Sevices) are exclusively compatible with the Pixel 3 so the app listings likely won't appear if you don't have
DuckDuckGo Search Engine A Google Alternative?

DuckDuckGo Search Engine A Google Alternative?

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Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email Think of online privacy as a race. With consumers increasingly focused on how their data and web personas are used by eCommerce and other digital organizations, regulators and lawmakers are moving to get ahead of that political and cultural wave. Payments, commerce and tech companies, meanwhile, are trying to stay a step ahead of regulators and lawmakers, and tweak or refashion their brands and reputa...
The new Google Maps is more than just a Yelp alternative

The new Google Maps is more than just a Yelp alternative

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Group PlanningBefore we go into all that though, I want to go over my favorite of the new features: Group Planning. When you're searching for places to go to, like a hotpot restaurant, for example, you can long press each result in the new Maps app to create a shortlist. After your first long press, a badge similar to the Messenger chat heads on Android pops up on the side of your screen, with a number indicating how many items have been added to the list.Once you're done picking your candidates, you can tap the badge to bring up your list. From that page, you can share your selection with your friends, and they can upvote and downvote each option. You can also switch between a list view and maps view. The latter makes it easier to see your proximity to each location, so you can factor...