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Here's how to use Duplex, Google's crazy new service that impersonates a human voice to make appointments on your behalf

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google has started to roll out its artificial intelligence-powered reservation booking service, called Google Duplex, to some Pixel users. The feature debuted over the summer at Google’s I/O conference, where it stunned the audience with its eerily human-sounding voice, including its usage of “um” and “ah.” Critics first questioned the ethics of AI […]

Gaming

Hands On With Google's Project Stream Game Streaming

How good is Google’s new game-streaming service? Imagine not owning a gaming PC or a video game console. All you have is a 6-year-old laptop running a bootleg version of Windows 7. The hardware in your possession was never designed to run the latest cutting-edge games. And yet, somehow you’re playing the new Assassin’s Creed […]

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Here's how Google's new $800 Pixel 3 compares to the $750 iPhone XR

Drew Angerer/Getty Images If you’re in the market for a new phone right now, you have a tough choice to make: Apple’s iPhone XR, or the Google Pixel 3? The two phones have a lot in common. They both come in fun colors, have standout cameras, pack a ton of impressive features in a somewhat […]

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First Look at the Revamped Chrome OS on Google's Pixel Slate

With the Google Pixel Slate, unveiled on Tuesday, we finally know how Google is planning to light a fire under the currently quite boring non-iOS tablet market. When it ships later this year, the $ 599 Pixel Slate will come with a significantly redesigned version of Google’s Chrome operating system. It’s a secret weapon of […]

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Roku just released three new 4K, ultra-HD streaming devices, starting at only $40 – here's how they stack up against Google's and Amazon's

RokuThe new Roku Ultra. Using a Roku to stream 4K, ultra-HD TV and movies just got a lot cheaper. The company just announced three new additions to its lineup of streaming devices – the Roku Premiere, Premiere+, and Ultra. These members of the Roku family were technically already on the market before, but these new […]

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I was blown away by how well this $530 phone's camera compared to Google's $650 Pixel 2, the best smartphone camera in the world

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What better way to test out a couple of the best smartphone cameras than on a casual stroll through town. I was curious to see how the $ 530 OnePlus 6 fared against the $ 650 Google Pixel 2 – the latter of which sports the best camera on any smartphone at […]

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Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up'

On Toronto’s Eastern waterfront, a new digital city is being built by Sidewalk Labs – a firm owned by Google’s parent Alphabet. It hopes the project will become a model for 21st-Century urbanism. But the deal has been controversial, representing one of biggest ever tie-ups between a city and a large corporation. And that, coupled […]