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Google Drive can now be voice searched on Android, and import any file on iPhone

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Google has been busy at work on some important updates to Google Drive, which have the potential to make the suite of office apps even more useful. First off, for Android users Google Drive has now been even more tightly integrated with Google's mobile operating system - you can now search its files as part…

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The Digest: Apple not guilty… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Google, Internet, iPod, iTunes, Microsoft, The Digest Leave a Comment

Jury finds Apple not liable of harming consumers in iTunes DRM case | The Verge "An eight-person jury has decided that Apple is not on the hook for what could have been more than $1 billion in a trial centering on extra security measures the company added to iTunes and iPods starting in…

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The Digest: More trouble for Uber… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Sydney siege sees Uber raise prices before backtracking | BBC News "Cab-ordering firm Uber has been criticised for increasing fares by up to four times normal rates during the hostage crisis in Sydney. As the police cordoned off a wide area around the Lindt cafe where a gunman was holding staff and customers…

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The Digest: Ford dumps Microsoft… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor BlackBerry, Google, Microsoft, Motoring, Piracy, Sony, The Digest Leave a Comment

Ford dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry infotainment system | CNN "Ford is upgrading its infotainment system to make it more like a smartphone or tablet - and it is dumping its longtime software provider Microsoft as part of the change. Instead, Ford will use BlackBerry's QNX operating system for the new Sync 3 infotainment…

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YouTube adds offline viewing on Android… for some people, anyway.

James O'Malley Android, Apps, Google, YouTube Leave a Comment

Google has announced that it is adding the ability to view videos offline on the Android YouTube app - but currently only for users in India, Indonesia and the Philippines. The new functionality will apparently let users download and cache videos for up to 48 hours without needing an internet connection. The reason for the…

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The Digest: Windows 10 release date… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Google, Internet, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Sony, The Digest Leave a Comment

Microsoft exec sees autumn release for Windows 10 | Reuters "Microsoft expects to have its new Windows 10 operating system on the market by autumn 2015, slightly later than previous comments had suggested. Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner told Japanese news service Nikkei on Wednesday that the new system would be released 'early…

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The Digest: Apple names top apps… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Apps, Broadband, Google, Internet, Sony, The Digest, YouTube Leave a Comment

Apple names its top apps of 2014; Uber makes the cut | Mashable "Apple compiled its annual list of what it considers to be the year's most standout apps, with categories ranging from 'best apps' to 'best games'. Some notable inclusions are Yahoo News Digest, Facebook's Paper and the SwiftKey Keyboard app. With…

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The Digest: Amazon gets into takeaway… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apps, Google, Internet, Sony, The Digest Leave a Comment

Amazon launches a restaurant takeout and delivery service | Engadget "As part of its latest Amazon Local expansion, the internet retailer has launched a new Takeout & Delivery service, allowing customers to browse available local restaurants and order a freshly-cooked meal for pickup or have it delivered to their door." …

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The Digest: Steam takes on Twitch… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gaming, Google, Sony, The Digest, Video games Leave a Comment

Steam Broadcasting takes on Twitch with game streams | The BBC "Steam - the popular PC video gaming platform - is adding the ability to stream gameplay so that others can watch online. The move presents a challenge to Twitch, which is built around a similar service, and was acquired by Amazon for…

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