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Googlicious: Google's next project: Making Robots

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Googlicious: Google's next project: Making Robots

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We can't wait to see what the first "Google Bot" will be like. The Nexus 5 gets an update, and make it snow on Google+!

So I'm Brian Tong here and welcome to do malicious it's all the Google that we can hack -- which we. Let's get to it and you know sometimes you'll get the unexpected. They keep the tech world on its -- And Google -- one of those moves after it officially acquired Boston dynamics the maker of animal inspired robots now the out of it with his company is capable of these video clips are pretty much say at all. They have robots like the big dog that can carry -- transport 400 pound loads the cheetah that can run over 29 miles per hour. Almost as fast as me. Now the acquisition aligns with former Android chief Andy -- robotic push for Google and it's pretty clear this is his love of robots and it's as new focus all. And this guy the pac man. That's a robot not someone dressed up in a suit so we'll see what Rubin's team brings us in the next few years but. Others are worrying if that anyone of their buildings cyber -- The nexus five is rated. 100 right now. That's an algorithm -- cnet's own internal and external data reviews and input from our editors and really what's hot right now to create -- -- of its kind leaderboard. Now the next despite is only going to get better really just slightly adjusted after pictures from the -- developers forum shall subtle hardware tweaks to the phone. Now -- you guys look carefully you'll see larger slightly larger speaker grills because that's obviously important. And a volume and power bonds reportedly have been made to be stiffer with the sim card trade for -- less compared initial model so good for new users and and not so hot for the loyal early adopters. Now that LTT flex phone with its self healing of Wolverine like backing still hasn't officially announced the US carrier. But -- links posted to -- that is destined for sprint according to them. There's no pricing no availability information and it it really is a unique device level see -- consumers care about this flexible -- blank. Also software updates are always happening in the -- world we talked about four point 2.2. Rolling out last week. And I'll Google play editions of the Samsung asked for and ACC one are getting them as well including the LGG -- eight point three as Google play addition. That was rumored to possibly be the new nexus tablet but it's a Google play edition instead. And a good site overall Google play edition models are getting up days nearly as fast as nexus devices. Also Netflix for Android finally -- the multiple profile support we've seen this on the set top box versions and iOS so is great to finally see it on Android. -- -- also includes enhanced search for people and related titles as well as bug fixes. And Google is also adding a feature called control room to Google hangouts on air that are signing gain popularity. It will now allow you to adjust the volume level and -- levels of other participants for yourself. It will be coming in the next few days and the best part is getting people you don't care about. And if you -- stories we don't have any -- shot so you just have to use your imagination but this is pretty awesome after new global the last game called glass front. Think of it as. Does cut without the -- or the dog you know that dog. And you'll be shooting clay pigeons for a cool glass instead. And the moto X is still a popular phone with customization galore and offered a teaser on their Twitter account for a new would backing finally. Would -- you know it's what everyone wanted in the first place. And check this out a little Easter egg from Google+ users the big news -- a cool -- feature on Android. Just shake it up and you'll see some awesome -- -- in fact. We added the same feature to this show so -- right now just shake just shake shake us right now he's shaking. See a -- we have ought also to. All right. That's gonna do for this we show now we're gonna be gone on a holiday break and going to CES so. Gonna be gone for a few weeks it will return in the middle January we're not going away but we just want to let you all know. Remember you can email us at Google is just at cnet.com ports we have Brian Tong and -- respond to you when I can't. -- so much for watching I'm Brian Tong and we'll see you next year for some more of that list. Q yeah it's.

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