Get Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for free if you test Google’s game streaming service (US only)

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You’ll need Chrome and a Uplay account. Update: The link below for Project Stream sign-ups wasn’t working for some people, even if they’re in the US. That should be fixed now, but if that happens again for you, I suggest Googling the project separately and finding a link that way. Also note that signing up for [….]

7 Reasons Why You SHOULDN’T Ditch iPhone for Google or Samsung

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The “smartphone race” may not be over, but it’s certainly slowing down. It’s just tough to ignore the fact that, at the flagship level, most modern smartphones are strikingly similar. While there are pros and cons to each, there isn’t anything close to a clear winner. Despite that, there are more than enough good reasons to [….]

Google is reportedly making a games console for the future, but can it compete with PlayStation and Xbox?

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With Google, Netflix, and Snapchat all making strides in the gaming market, industry analysts offer their best explanations It’s been an interesting few weeks for the games industry. First, there was the announcement that Netflix and Telltale would be teaming up to bring Minecraft: Story Mode to the streaming platform as its first playable title. [….]

A 4K Chromebook is coming to blow the Pixelbook out of the water

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New Google Chromebook could see a May 8 announcement Google’s first 4K Chromebook looks to be just weeks from being announced. That’s because a reference to a new Chromebook with a 3840 x 2160 screen (that’s 4K) has been spotted, and Google has a big annual developer conference starting on May 8. The reference to [….]

Google Pixelbook review: beautiful for sure, but is this really the ultraportable you want?

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Can this super expensive convertible Chromebook really take the fight to the Mac and Surface? If you’re in the market for a premium notebook, you are spoilt for choice these days. Long gone are the days when a MacBook Pro was your only option. But there are a plethora of stunning Windows ultraportables, while Microsoft [….]

Google Maps now lets Super Mario drive you along your route

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Adorable and pragmatic. Google Maps just made your uncertain and stressful journeys a whole lot better by allowing you to be guided by a familiar face. Or should we say, kart. The latest version of the mobile navigation system app now includes a Mario Time feature which allows users to follow Super Mario (in his [….]

YouTube attacked over Neo-Nazi National Action video

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YouTube has been accused of being either incompetent or irresponsible in its handling of a video promoting a British far-right organisation. The clip features a speech given by the banned Neo-Nazi group, National Action. The chair of the Home Affairs Committee, Yvette Cooper MP, said YouTube had repeatedly promised to block it, only for it [….]

Wearables are now a two-horse race and Google lost very badly

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It’s a massacre on the wrist Analysis Did you notice anything else missing from Mobile World Congress this year? Apart from any interesting phones? Previous MWCs have been flooded by hopeful tech companies touting new wearables. The flood became a trickle, and last year Huawei and LG were the only two tech vendors left flying [….]