Google Fiber expands in Nashville, launches Community Bonus to collectively lower bills

Google Fiber has been live in Nashville, Tennessee for a few years now, but today is seeing a much wider rollout to multiple neighborhoods. Additionally, the ISP is launching what it calls a “Community Bonus” referral program to collectively lower monthly bills.

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Google launches an official ‘Save to Google’ Chrome extension for saving articles

Google has recently launched a Chrome extension for its under-the-radar Pocket-like service for saving photos, articles, and other online content. The extension is appropriately called “Save to Google,” and lets you easily put some of your favorite web content in the same digital folder as all the other stuff you’ve saved…

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Disney launches child-focused messaging app w/ built-in games & safety features

Just when you think there can’t possibly be room for yet another messaging app, along comes Disney with what looks like a decent attempt to prove us wrong. Disney Mix is a new messaging app designed for use by kids as young as four, using the tagline ‘chat, share, play.’

The free app offers stickers from just about every Disney movie you could name, customized cartoon avatars, built-in games and safety features designed to keep things family-friendly …

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Twitter Lite launches today, needs less storage space, uses less data

If you like to keep up to date with Twitter but are tight on storage space or want to reduce data usage, the company has a new option as of today. Twitter Lite is what’s known as a Progressive Web App. Running in Chrome and other mobile browsers, it’s a client-side JavaScript application that takes up less than 1MB of storage space.

Twitter says that the service also minimizes data usage and is resilient on unreliable and congested mobile networks, also supporting an offline mode. You also have the option of further reducing data usage by only downloading low-res previews of images and videos …

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Meizu Pro 7 to feature a rear display for extra info and high-res selfies, launches July 27

Meizu is set to announce its first flagship smartphone of the year on July 27th, and we’ve already seen a bit of what it can do. According to Android Central, the Meizu Pro 7 will feature MediaTek’s first 10nm SoC, the Helio X30, along with a 5.2-inch 1080p display and two 12 MP cameras around back. The real highlight feature, however, is the secondary display beneath the cameras.

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Google launches ‘Voice Access’ app in beta, lets you control your phone with your voice

After first planning to launch the app during Google I/O 2015 and changing its mind at the last minute, Google has finally launched Voice Access in beta, a new accessibility app that allows users to control their phone using their voice. With Voice Access, you can use a wide variety of voice commands like “open Chrome” to bring up the browser or “go home” to go to the home screen…

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