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The Beginner’s Guide to the Raspberry Pi

You’ve probably seen mention of the Raspberry Pi in your travels across the internet, but what exactly is this compact piece of circuitry? What can you do with it and why would you want to? If you’re new to the life of Pi then we’re here to explain everything you need to know and then some.

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Microsoft’s Translator app gets image recognition on Android

Microsoft Translator’s image translation is simple: point your phone’s camera at a sign or menu in any of the 21 supported languages and the app translates it in real-time onscreen. The app’s iOS version got it back inFebruary and now the feature comes to the Android one. But a few other features and language additions come along with the update.

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GOOGLE HAS 7 PRODUCTS WITH 1 BILLION USERS

Google’s Gmail has surpassed a billion users. The search company’s Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai announced the milestone during the Google/Alphabet earnings call this afternoon. This marks the seventh Google property to reach the milestone. Gmail follows in the footsteps of Android, Chrome, Maps, Search, Youtube and the Google Play Store in reaching over one billion people.

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Tag Heuer Connected review: $1,500 for a smartwatch?

Smartphone makers have churned out watch after watch in hopes of happening upon something game-changing. If nothing else, they’re getting good at making pretty gear. Still, none of them have the clout that horological giant Tag Heuer does, which is why our collective ears perked up when we heard that the Swiss company was making an Android Wear watch. The result is the Tag Heuer Connected, a watch that looks like some of the company’s most iconic models … and works just like every other Android Wear device out there. At $1,500, it’s also the most expensive Android Wear watch around, but — spoiler alert — it’s hardly worth the price.

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5 Apps to Give Your Phone Extra Superpowers

If you’re wanting to go beyond the basic stuff everyone does with their phone—either by extending its capabilities or by taking more control over what it already does—we’ve got just the collection of tools for you. These automators, taskers, and shortcut makers can quickly hack Android or iOS to do your mobile bidding.

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How Mark Zuckerberg Is Engineering Facebook to Be More Like Google

A billion people logged into Facebook on a single Monday this past summer, prompting all sorts of hot, hot theories about where Facebook is headed. Now Mark Zuckerberg has given us some insights, and describes a future for Facebook that sounds… a lot like Google.

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