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Google Maps iOS app updated, gets transit directions, full-screen maps and more

Google Maps iOS app updated, gets transit directions, full-screen maps and more

Google Maps, one of the more popular maps replacement apps available in the App Store, has received an update that makes it a bit more worthwhile to use.

Google launches Chromebook Pixel 2 with a pair of USB-C ports, starting $999 price tag

Google launches Chromebook Pixel 2 with a pair of USB-C ports, starting $999 price tag

The Chromebook Pixel is the high-end of high-end when it came to Chromebooks, the portables that run Google’s ChromeOS.

Google updates Docs, Slides and Sheets with new copying features and more

Google updates Docs, Slides and Sheets with new copying features and more

Last year, Google launched individual apps within its own productivity-focused umbrella, with Docs, Sheets and Slides making the rounds on iOS.

Judge has approved $415 million settlement in Apple’s anti-poaching lawsuit

Judge has approved $415 million settlement in Apple’s anti-poaching lawsuit

In early January 2015, Apple and a host of other companies agreed to a $415 million settlement in relation to an anti-poaching lawsuit that had embattled all of the companies for months.

Android Pay is real, and developers can expand its functionality

Android Pay is real, and developers can expand its functionality

“Pay” is the word of the year, apparently. While Samsung has jumped on board the bandwagon on its own, Google is getting in on the fun, too.

Google Maps updated with upcoming events for some venues, quick facts and more

Google Maps updated with upcoming events for some venues, quick facts and more

Google Maps has been broadening its scope for quite some time now, no longer just working as a tool to get users from Point A to Point B.

Google’s Sundar Pichai talks about Apple search partnership and the iPhone 6

Google’s Sundar Pichai talks about Apple search partnership and the iPhone 6

In 2010, Google refreshed its search deal with Apple, making sure that Google was the default search client on Apple devices. But, that contract is reportedly expiring soon.

Sparrow has been removed from the iOS and Mac App Store

Sparrow has been removed from the iOS and Mac App Store

Way back in 2012, Google acquired one of the most popular email clients of the time, Sparrow. At the time of the acquisition, Google revealed that the Sparrow team would be folded into Google, and would be working on Gmail from then on.

Google’s Project Zero security team restructures its bug disclosure policy

Google’s Project Zero security team restructures its bug disclosure policy

At the end of January 2015, Google’s Project Zero security team discovered several different vulnerabilities within OS X, which were subsequently fixed with the official update to OS X 10.10.2.

Mattel is bringing its Google Cardboard-based View-Master to iOS by the end of 2015

Mattel is bringing its Google Cardboard-based View-Master to iOS by the end of 2015

When Google unveiled Cardboard, a cheap VR toy for Android-based devices, it didn’t take long to figure out how to make it work with an iPhone.