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Check out Google Home’s 2017 Super Bowl commercial

February 5, 2017 Droid Turf

We recently learned that Google was dropping a cool $5 million to advertise Google Home during this year’s Super Bowl. While everyone probably expected Google to go all-out in creating a new and memorable advertisement that would captivate everyone’s attention, it won’t be quite like that. Instead, Google has decided to reuse the original Google Home launch video which first released back in October along with the launch of the Pixel smartphones and Daydream View headset.

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Samsung introduces ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ for Korean Android users, due for a release in Q1 of 2017

February 3, 2017 Droid Turf

Samsung made a successful entry into the world of mobile transactions with Samsung Pay and it’s going one step further with its latest venture. The company recently introduced Samsung Pay Mini, an online shopping app that will launch in Q1 of this year for Korean Android users, including those without Samsung devices.

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Google hires HTC’s leading Vive designer to work on its Daydream VR platform

January 30, 2017 Droid Turf

Google has a lot riding on the success of its Daydream virtual reality platform and it’s sparing no expense to attract the top talent for its development. The company recently hired a new senior designer to ensure that it remains on top of the VR game. Claude Zellweger, who previously led the design team at HTC’s Vive platform played a key role in the development of HTC’s smartphone design language,and has joined Google to work on Daydream.

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OnePlus’ goal for 2017 is to speed up the delivery of its phones to customers

January 27, 2017 Droid Turf

This year, OnePlus wants to ensure that customers receive their phone as soon as possible after ordering it. While previously, OnePlus devices usually took a few weeks to reach their customers, the company has stated that its new year’s resolution is to strive towards an “immediate dispatch” of its phones after purchase.

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Google I/O 2017 will take place at the Shoreline Ampitheatre from May 17-19

January 26, 2017 Droid Turf

Google I/O, the company’s annual developers conference will take place this year at the Shoreline Ampitheatre in Mountain View, California from May 17-19. Google broke the news in bizarre fashion with a cryptic tweet and corresponding webpage containing a series of clues that sent developers on a scavenger hunt in an effort to figure out the date and location of this year’s event.

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