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Google has teamed up with the Federal Railroad Administration to bring rail crossing warnings to Google Maps. Every crossing in the U.S. will be added, and drivers will receive alerts while using turn-by-turn directions in the Maps app.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.
The country is talking about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling that gives all citizens the right to marry the person they love, regardless of sexual orientation, and the tech community is stoked. Everyone from Apple CEO Tim Cook to T-Mobile to Uber are coming out in favor of the ruling and love.
Take a look at the celebration party everyone’s having on Twitter:
Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 has beaten out the iPhone 6 and other flagship rivals in a “real-world” performance test. The device came first in six out of nine challenges, which tested for things like Wi-Fi speed, camera load time, gaming performance, and video editing.
If you’re still wondering why everyone’s so excited about the new, do-it-all USB Type-C standard, check out the video below, which shows Apple’s new MacBook being juiced up by a portable battery pack and the OnePlus 2’s new USB-C cable.
Samsung’s samey marketing team is back with another ad for the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge that again picks on the iPhone. This time, it’s for the lack of wireless charging, which comes built-in on the South Korean company’s latest devices.
We’ve all sent emails to the wrong person accidentally. Sometimes it’s as harmless as inviting your grandma to a drum and bass rave; other times it’s pictures to your boss that no one should see.
But if you use Gmail, those mistakes can quickly be reversed with the awesome “Undo Send” feature — which just made its way to Inbox.
When it comes to cool Android hacks, this one’s got to be up there with the best.
Developer Josh Max has managed to get Google’s mobile platform running on a Texas graphing calculator with about as much power as a kitchen wall clock. It doesn’t just boot up, either; it’s also capable of running apps, like early Android game Lunar Lander.
No matter how robust you believe your smartphone case to be, battering it with a hammer just for the sake of it is never a good idea. One young boy learned this the hard way when he smashed his smartphone to bits in an effort to show friends how strong his case was.
Thanks to iOS and Android, Apple and Google have been locked in a battle with each other for years now.
Which is why it’s all the more ironic that Google would choose to unveil its latest Street View feature by letting users scale Yosemite’s “El Capitan” — the vertical rock formation which just so happens to also be the name of Apple’s next OS X iteration.
Remember Echo, Amazon’s Siri-in-a-tube which was first announced back in November, but until now has only been available on an invitation-only basis?
If the idea of getting hold of Jeff Bezos’ standalone virtual assistant appeals to you, today is your lucky day — as Echo is now available to all U.S. customers for $179.99 via Amazon.com.