Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Collection of Google Now Easter Eggs
The latest update to the Google Search app brought quite a bit of added functionality. In addition to new cards and a more conversational interface for things like text messaging, the update to version 3 also brought hidden functionality in the form of the Google Experience Launcher, previously only seen on the Google Nexus 5.
At some point during the app’s continual evolution, Google saw fit to add in several Easter Eggs. To help you find all of them, XDA Senior Member akhan47 created a compilation thread listing all of the known Easter Eggs. Some of them such as “do a barrel roll” have been there for a while. However, there are some relatively new ones like answers to Beam me up, Scotty” that will put a smile on your face—especially when you hear the faux Scottish accent.
To get in on the entertainment, visit the original thread. There are undoubtedly others that haven’t yet been uncovered, so be sure to share and let akhan47 know so that he can update the OP!
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