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Google Nexus event September 29

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  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:24:01 PM
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:24:10 PM
    The fact that Now On Tap gathers context from currently opened apps to find the answers to your inquiries definitely makes the OS experience feel more intuitive and natural
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:24:24 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:24:28 PM
    "Like many of Google's services, it's based on a learning system that gets better over time."
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:24:49 PM
    Now Burke is talking about voice interactions with Marshmallow
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:24:55 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:25:01 PM
    He's demoing with the NPR app
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:25:09 PM
    Voice Interactions can now be featured in other third-party apps and you can interact with apps (NPR is being used in this demo)
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:25:32 PM
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:25:42 PM
    I'd ask the NPR app if it's excited for the next season of Serial, TBH
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:26:05 PM
    "Any app can implement voice interaction capabilities" he says
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:26:29 PM
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:26:49 PM
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:27:13 PM
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:27:15 PM
    Doze is Google's attempt to improve battery life efficiency and the company claims it helps the NExus 5 and 6 last 30 percent longer
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:27:17 PM
    Android Marshmallow will start rolling out next week
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:27:42 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:27:44 PM
    It will come to devices including the Nexus 5, 6 and Nexus Player
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:28:03 PM
    You can buy the new Nexus devices in Google's online store
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:28:18 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:28:34 PM
    Starting today, the Nexus 5X and 6P will be available for preorder
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:28:36 PM
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:29:06 PM
    Outside the US, Google is partnering with retailers and carriers -- but it looks like only the Google Store will sell it in the US
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:29:08 PM
    Nexus 5x starts at $380, 6P at $500
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:29:19 PM
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:29:42 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:29:48 PM
    Both phones will come with a 90 day free subscription to Google Play Music
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:30:34 PM
    Nexus Protect is a new warranty program. It covers 2 years of coverage for mechanical breakdown, accidental damage
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:30:44 PM
    Nexus Protect has 2-years of coverage from accidental damage. If anyone remembers the Nexus 4, that glass panel was quite fragile. Mine completely shattered when it just fell a few inches off the floor =/
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:31:03 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:31:08 PM
    Both phones will be compatible with Project Fi, Google's experimental Wi-Fi service
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:31:21 PM
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:32:09 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:32:12 PM
    Now to an update on Android Wear, Google's software that powers smartwatches
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:32:12 PM
    Project Fi's payment structure is transparent and user-friendly. Good to see Google is increasing its number of compatible devices
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:32:53 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:32:55 PM
    (When I say "update," I mean they are talking about its progress. Not that they are showing off a software update)
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:33:00 PM
    Now onto Google Play
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:33:41 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:33:52 PM
    Specifically, we're talking about Google Play Music
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:34:06 PM
  • James Martin 9/29/2015 4:34:33 PM
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:34:49 PM
    Google announces the Google Play music Family Plan
  • Richard Nieva 9/29/2015 4:35:01 PM
    It's $14.99 per month for six people.
  • Lynn La 9/29/2015 4:35:31 PM
    Ah yes, emo music. I'll admit I was an emo kid -- bangs over the eyes and everything. Don't judge me!
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