Abner Li

@technacity

“It’s Google’s Alphabet’s world & we’re all just living in it.”

The above is truly Abner’s philosophy and why in his 4 years of writing about tech Google and Android has mostly been the main subject.

He resides in Los Angeles.

Send tips to abner@9to5mac.com.

Email or Twitter @technacity if you want to discuss anything remotely Android or Google related with him.

Yesterday

AAPL: 146.28

0.65
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June 14

AAPL: 145.16

-1.43
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Google currently has separate desktop clients to back up to Google Drive and Photos. With the upcoming Backup and Sync for Mac, the company is replacing the Drive client with a new app that features better integration.

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May 10

AAPL: 153.26

-0.73
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9to5toys 

May 5

AAPL: 148.96

2.43
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While Apple is rumored to announce a Siri Speaker at WWDC aimed as a high-end Echo competitor, Amazon is readying an Alexa device with a built-in display. In a leaked image, the new device is more monolithic, featuring a touchscreen and possibly a camera.

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April 25

AAPL: 144.53

0.89
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April 4

AAPL: 144.77

1.07
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9to5google 

March 22

AAPL: 141.42

1.58
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March 9

AAPL: 138.68

-0.32
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With the launch of Allo and Duo last year, Google telegraphed that Hangouts would become an enterprise product. Today, the service is being fully revamped into Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. The former is a Slack-like group chat app, while the latter improves video conferencing.

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February 28

AAPL: 136.99

0.06
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YouTube has finally announced its long-rumored online television service that doesn’t require a cable subscription. Known simply as YouTube TV, it features local broadcast networks and channels like ESPN for $35 a month.

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electrek 

January 23

AAPL: 120.08

0.08
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January 5

AAPL: 116.61

0.59
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December 15, 2016

AAPL: 115.82

0.63
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November 30, 2016

AAPL: 110.52

-0.94
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According to a number of sources, Fitbit is on the verge of acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble. The deal comes as both companies are facing declining fortunes in the wearable industry. Notably, this acquisition will reportedly see the Pebble brand phased out.

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9to5toys 

November 23, 2016

AAPL: 111.23

-0.57
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November 15, 2016

AAPL: 107.11

1.40
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Google Photos is getting a number of updates today that improve the editing experience through machine learning and more manual controls. Additionally, a standalone PhotoScan app for iOS allows you to digitize your old physical prints with just your phone’s camera.

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October 25, 2016

AAPL: 118.25

0.60
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9to5google 

September 27, 2016

AAPL: 113.09

0.21
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September 13, 2016

AAPL: 107.95

2.51
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September 8, 2016

AAPL: 105.52

-2.84
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Back in June, Google released a Motion Stills app that removes shakes from iOS Live Photos and turns them into easily shareable GIFs and movies. That functionality is now built into Google Photos 2.0 with more sharing options and a number of other tweaks.

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electrek 

September 6, 2016

AAPL: 107.70

-0.03
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With performance and battery concerns being a common knock against Chrome, Google promised that future updates would provide enhancements in both areas. A post on the Chrome Blog details how the browser now uses 33% less power on the Mac when compared to a year ago.

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