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TECHNOBYTE for 29 May 2015

As anticipated, Google made a flurry of announcements during the two-and-a-half-hour keynote at its I/O developer conference. The company debuted the new capabilities of its next Android release, along with a photo-sharing app with unlimited storage; updates to its lo-fi virtual-reality headset made of cardboard; and much, much more.

Google Photos: The company launched a new photo and video service with unlimited storage. The interface of makes it easy to scan through years of photos and can group photos of the same person over time (even back to birth, as indicated by the conference demo). The app also can be used to create collages, animations, and movies with soundtracks.

http://qz.com/414648/everything-google-just-announced-at-its-io-developer-conference/

A bug in iOS 8 turns a string of Unicode characters into a phone-crashing catastrophe. If you receive a message with the characters, either as an iMessage or an SMS text from contacts on other platforms, your iPhone will crash—but only if you open it. If you receive a notification with the message on your lock screen, your phone will either reboot or lock you out of Messages altogether.

http://www.macworld.com/article/2927175/how-to-prevent-the-new-messages-bug-from-crashing-your-iphone.html

Mary Meeker, a venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, released her annual report on Internet trends Wednesday.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2015/05/28/6-key-takeaways-from-mary-meekers-must-read-report-on-internet-trends/


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