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Samsung's working on a new Galaxy-like flip phoneIt's no joke. The flip phone is making a comeback thanks to Samsung. Google Search gets even smarter and how long can you go without touching your smartphone?
[MUSIC] Googlicious. Googlicious. What's going on? Brian Tong here with your Googlicious for everything Google that we can pack inside of a show. And if you didn't think Google search could get any smarter It just did, and it will continue to do so. Now, Google Search can now answer a variety of more complex questions that can understand the semantics of each part of the question. So you can ask it something like, what was the Warriors roster in 2011? And you'll find a roster from the previous season and not the current one. Look how stacked that With NBA greats like Charles Jenkins and Dominic McGuire. All right, now Google can also list result in ascending or descending order so you can ask what are the largest cities in California by area. Boom. And maybe you want to try a complex combination, how about this. What was the US population when Ronda Rousey was born? See, there you go. She was born in 1987 and it got that, too. Gee, Google you're really smart, but just wait until their Knowledge Graph gets placed into the head of an independent thinking machine from the future. I'll be back. What? All right. Google gets major props after the horrible and tragic events in Paris, they are making phone calls to France free on Google Hangouts. You could get Hangouts on both the Google Play store or the Apple App store and it's great to really see tech companies step up when they can, so thank you Google. Also, SwiftKey is still popular on the Play store and their latest version, 6.0 brings double word predictions so you can select two words together That's with key predicts are coming next. You'll also get new languages supported and an improved emoji panel which is obviously very important. All right, Motorola partnered with Ashton Kutcher for a fun video series to promote the new Moto X phone. They told unknowing victims that they were running an experiment that required them to Keep their hands in two circles on a table. Then they started sending notifications to the persons phone to see how long it took for them to look at it. See one person took all of six seconds and yes, people are that sad. Alright, Monument Valley was one of the great games from two-thousand and fourteen and the team has brought their expertise. For a new VR game for the Galaxy S6 called Land's End. It's an adventure through landscapes to awake a lost civilization and anyone with a Gear VR setup needs to get on this right now. And for all you Galaxy users still waiting patiently, a leaked roadmap has revealed when you cane expect to receive the Android marshmallow update with most of the current mobile devices getting the update as early as this year And through February 2016 for others. Now, they're a part of Phase 1 right now, but some of the less popular models are coming in Phase 2, which still doesn't have a specific target month. And what's old is new again. And I can prove that you. Last week, a new Samsung phone was certified by the Chinese Regulatory Authority. And the images of the device have been leaked out to reveal a Samsung flip phone. I'm being serious. It takes design cues from the S6 and the Note5/ on the top. With that flip phone design, it has two 3.9 inch screens on both sides of the phone, with a 16 megapixel rear camera, a 5 megapixel front facing, and three gigs around. somewhere in a phone recycling facility overseas, the Motorola Razr is smiling. Alright, that's gonna do it for this week's show. You can email us at googlicious at cnet dot com or tweet me at Brian Tong. Thanks so much for watching. We'll catch y'all next time for some more of that googlicious. [NOISE] [MUSIC] Googlicious