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Introducing Flutter, Google’s new Mobile UI Framework

Recently Google announced Flutter, their mobile UI framework that “helps developers craft high-quality native interfaces for both iOS and Android”. Flutter targets the sweet spot of mobile development: performance and platform integrations of native mobile, with high-velocity development and multi-platform … Continue reading

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How far ahead of Apple Maps is Google Maps?

In succession to Google Maps’s Quiet Transformation, a new – and very extensive and highly interesting – comparison by the same author. He start off by taking a look at the level of detail when it comes to buildings. But … Continue reading

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Google Maps’s Quiet Transformation

Justin O’Beirne kept an eye on how a specific area evolved on Google Maps and on Apple Maps over time: Patricia’s Green is the centerpiece of a vibrant and trendy neighborhood in central San Francisco, just blocks away from City … Continue reading

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AutoDraw: Fast Drawing for Everyone

After Quickdraw a few months ago – in which A.I. guesses what you are doodling – now comes AutoDraw from Google. AutoDraw is a new kind of drawing tool. It pairs machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help … Continue reading

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Does Google execute JavaScript?

Stephan Boyer created a website with some JS injected content and waited for Google to crawl it. It got indexed, but without JS execution. Only after having submitted the site manually via the Google Search Console it got indexed with … Continue reading

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The Apple-Google shift

Elliot-Jay Stocks: Okay, so I’m considering a switch to Android. No big deal. I’m following in the footsteps of many, many, many others. But what I find interesting outside of my own personal decision is that there seems to be … Continue reading

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The New Google Fonts

The new Google Fonts makes it easier than ever to browse our collection of open source designer fonts and learn more about the people who make them. Using the Material Design framework, we created a design that scales across different … Continue reading

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Searching and sending stuff on your phone shouldn’t be that difficult. Gboard makes it easier: Search. GIFs. Emojis & more. Right from your keyboard. Gboard (App Store) →

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Making Material Design

A behind-the-scenes look at building Google’s visual framework. About a week ago Roboto, the typeface used in Material Design, got open sourced.

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How to completely remove Birthdays from Google Calendar

When looking at appointments today I saw a birthday appointment for someone I barely knew. Strange. I’d already deactivated iCal and Facebook birthday calendars […] But today, there was a new calendar in my Gmail group called “Birthdays”. […] Upon … Continue reading

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