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Android 7.1 will only bring Google Assistant to Pixel owners

Unfortunately, this is a feature that is only going to be on phones that ship with Nougat, meaning Pixel (and other new Android devices) will utilize this feature while Nexus phones can't. You can order Google's Pixel smartphone from Verizon, and if you do, you'll find a relatively modest set of "bloatware" apps on it, namely three Verizon apps as well as a handful of other pre-installed offerings.

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'Fraggle Rock' series remastered, returning to HBO

Fraggles are furry creatures that are 18 inches high and come in all kinds of colors and personalities. HBO in the USA is set to air a digitally remastered version of classic children's series Fraggle Rock , more than 30 years after it premiered The Jim Henson Company's (TJHC) puppet show.

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Study shows knowledge gap with in-car technology

Power 2016 U.S. Tech Experience Index ( TXI) Study recognizes BMW and Hyundai as the highest-ranked auto brands in overall customer experience with vehicle technology in their respective segments . "It is alarming how many technologies consumers have in their vehicle but aren't using because they don't know they have them or don't know how to use them", said Kristin Kolodge, executive director of driver interaction at J.D.

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Sprint to Donate Devices, Data Plans to High-School Students

Sprint said it would donate one million connected devices and free mobile accounts to underprivileged kids as part of an effort to address the digital divide. But it's a huge problem in America that we have 5 million households with children that lack internet connections. My Brother's Keeper , an initiative began by President Obama in 2014 to help minority males, is getting a boost from Sprint this week.

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Ravens Fire Offensive Coordinator Marc Trestman

Marty Mornhinweg replaces Marc Trestman as OC after joining the team as the quarterbacks' coach last season. For the second time in four years, the Ravens have fired their offensive coordinator during the season in an attempt to jump start a middling offense.

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Google's New Lineup of Phones and Gadgets

Now, Google is doing the same with the upcoming Pixel phones running Google's Android system. "The thinking is that if we can work on hardware and software together, we can innovate much better", Google hardware chief Rick Osterloh said in an interview, citing a recent reorganization that united once-disparate hardware teams.