Chelsea in relegation battle – Hiddink

first_imgLONDON (AP):Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has mentioned a word never heard at Chelsea in the Premier League era: relegation.Asked yesterday if Chelsea are in a relegation battle, Hiddink said: “It’s (a) reality.”Chelsea, which fired Jose Mourinho last month, are six points above the relegation zone in 14th place, ahead of matches against Everton and Arsenal.Hiddink says when he replaced Mourinho “we were one point off the line, relegation line, and now we have (a) little bit more” breathing space.Chelsea were relegated in 1988 but instantly returned to the topflight. A team has never been relegated straight after winning the Premier League.Meanwhile, both Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion were charged by the English Football Association yesterday with failing to control their players in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw.last_img read more

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Travis posts triple-double, Hotshots eliminate Elite to enter semis

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The Hotshots, the first team in the semis, face the winner of the quarterfinals matchup between No. 1 Barangay Ginebra and No. 8 NLEX.Ian Sangalang added 18 points, capped by a big basket that gave the Hotshots the lead for good, 97-96, with 2:12 remaining. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSangalang, who shot 7-of-11 from the field, also grabbed eight rebounds and had four blocks in 24 minutes off the bench.JP Erram shone with 15 points and 19 rebounds while Henry Walker had 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists but still not enough to keep the Elite’s dream conference going. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Red Lions blast Perez-less Pirates in NCAA Finals opener Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Blackwater ended the elimination round as the fifth seed with a 7-4 record. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum View comments MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? PBA IMAGESRomeo Travis notched a triple-double to push Magnolia past Blackwater, 103-99, on Tuesday to enter the 2018 PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Travis posted 18 points, 20 rebounds and 12 assists while Paul Lee led all scorers with 22 points, including a pair of game-sealing free throws with five seconds left.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer on opposite sides of Australian Open draw

first_imgSerbia’s Novak Djokovic (L) and Switzerland’s Roger Federer shake hands at the end of their men’s singles semi-final tennis match on day six of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 – Rolex Paris Masters – indoor tennis tournament at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris, on November 3, 2018. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)MELBOURNE, Australia— Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are aiming for the same record from opposite sides of the draw, leaving open the prospect of them playing in the final for a seventh Australian Open title.Top-ranked Djokovic and defending champion Federer enter the season-opening major equal with Roy Emerson, who won his six Australian singles championships between 1961-67, before the Open era.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READ Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Serena Williams already has won seven Australian Open singles titles, and is a strong contender to add another after skipping last year’s tournament while on leave after having a baby.Now seeded 16th, Williams was drawn into the same section Thursday as No. 1-ranked Simona Halep, the runner-up last year. The pair could meet in the fourth round.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissDjokovic starts at the top of the draw and will open against a qualifier. Things could get much tougher quickly, with a potential second-round meeting against wild-card entry Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who he beat in the 2008 Australian final, and with Denis Shapovalov in the same section. Eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori, who opened the season with a title in Brisbane, is a potential quarterfinal rival and No. 4 Alexander Zverev looms as a semifinal opponent if both players advance that far.Federer, who has won the last two at Melbourne Park in a career resurgence, is in the bottom half of the draw with second-ranked Rafael Nadal, who is returning from an injury layoff. One of the most intriguing men’s first-round matches features 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic against mercurial Australian Nick Kyrgios, who is unseeded after his ranking slid from 13 into the 50s, but has tour-level wins over Federer, Nadal and Djokovic to his credit.Williams will face Tatjana Maria in the first round, and could meet either Genie Bouchard or Peng Shaui in the second. Halep has drawn another first-round against Kaia Kanepi, who beat her at the same stage at last year’s U.S. Open, and a possible third rounder against unseeded Venus Williams.Caroline Wozniacki, who won her first Grand Slam title in Melbourne last year after a tough final against Halep, is in the same section as Maria Sharapova and has Petra Kvitova at the top of her quarter.“The first time I came back here and hit on the courts, I thought, ‘OK, I’m home,’” the third-seeded Wozniacki said of her return to Melbourne Park. “I feel like these courts are suited for me, so it’s incredible to be back. I’m just enjoying every minute of it.”Second-seeded Angelique Kerber, who won the Australian and U.S. Opens in 2016 and added the Wimbledon title last year, is in the same half as Wozniacki and has 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens in her quarter.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil These athletes also joined 2019 Traslacion of Black Nazarene Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Aiming for a 21st Grand Slam trophy and a 100th career singles title, Federer will open against Denis Istomin. And with No. 6 Marin Cilic in the same quarter, there’s potential for a rematch of the 2018 final a few rounds early.“I’m so close, I’ll give it a go,” Federer said. “If I made 100 at the Australian I’d take it, I’d gladly accept it — and I’ll give it all I have.”But, he noted before heading out to practice after attending the tournament draw with his trophy, “the moment you find out the draw, that’s when you shift your focus to the first round and only the first round.”Cilic was drawn into the same section as five-time finalist Andy Murray, who is coming back from a long-term hip injury and is set to open against No. 22-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut.Murray won only two games in an incomplete practice match with Djokovic at Melbourne Park, showing signs he’s still not fully fit after spending most of the last 18 months off the tour. Murray played at the season-opening Brisbane International last week, where he won his first-round match against James Duckworth but lost in straight sets to Daniil Medvedev in the second, limping between points and admitting he’s still dealing with his troublesome right hip.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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HSS celebrates 2nd International Yoga Day

first_imgHundreds showed up at the Leonora Secondary School, West Coast of Demerara, Sunday afternoon as the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh hosted its second International Day of Yoga under the theme ‘Physical and Spiritual Enhancement Throughout Yoga.’ In the auditorium, members of the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (Hindus for Selfless Service) spearheaded their second celebrations which featured different yoga exercises by a variety of specialists and organisations that all collaborated to make the event a success.Organisational participation included Brahma Kumaries, Guyana Foundation Peace Corps, ISCKON, Ananda Marga, Vergenoegen Yoga Group, among others. The programme was formatted in such a way that it carried a smooth flow of yoga which started with the basics of breathing techniques and simple postures to the more advanced postures by Master Vivek which awed participants.Present at the celebrations was India High Commissioner to Guyana V Mahalingam who expressed admiration and congratulations to the HSS for advocating yoga throughout the nation. He referred to last year’s celebrations which was held at the Everest Cricket Ground and stated: “I am very happy to be a part of the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh’s second yoga celebrations… I must also commend them for spreading yoga to different parts of Guyana.”The HSS organisation’s Berbice and Essequibo groups observed International Day of Yoga simultaneously in their districts by following the same routineThe aim of the event is to promote yoga awareness throughout the nation. Yoga is a spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. It is widely practiced for health and relaxation. It originated in India and it must be noted that Yoga does not carry a religion behind it.There were also health talks by medical professionals who noted that yoga combined with proper dietary practices can help one in being a better person. Ravi Dev ji, the Sangachalak of HSS in his presentation informed those present of the “Yoga for Diabetes” project which will be spearheaded by the HSS. The public was encouraged to take advantage of this since diabetes is a leading sickness in Guyana.Yoga is said to be as old as civilisation with evidence of this being seen is sculpture of stones which archaeologists date back to 3000 BC.Yoga has been known to produce many health benefits, such as all-round fitness, stress relief, weight loss, increased energy and much more. Scientific research has shown that yoga helps to stabilise the mind and brings relief to chronic illnesses, contributing to proper blood circulation and inner peace. This can be practiced by anyone despite age and gender, and can be done at any time.Participants exclaimed that the event was an inspiration to their lives. Many quipped that they are now ready to incorporate what they have leant into their daily routines. It was also noted that this activity should take place in schools across the country, so as to ensure a vibrant young population.Southland International Guyana and M&M Snackette provided those who gathered very healthy snacks and beverage.last_img read more

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North Peace Little League in need of volunteers for upcoming season

first_imgNorth Peace Little League will be starting their season in early May but before then the league is in need of coaching volunteers. League president Forrest Liddicoat said ideally he’d like to have 46 volunteers for a minimum of two per team but right now he only has ten.The league assists with coaching clinics and also provides handbooks for volunteers so that anyone who wants to contribute can, regardless of playing or coaching experience.“We provide clinics where I’ll give them all the information they need to volunteer,” he said. “A lot of people I think are not comfortable with baseball but we do a coaching clinic where we run through the curriculum for the year. They can follow a book and do it that way. For two months of the year we’re not pumping out major league ball players here. It’s about kids having fun a couple months and learning new skills.”- Advertisement -One thing Liddicoat is hoping to take advantage of this year is an automatic spot in provincials. Should he get enough players to field an 11/12 year old roster he plans on taking the team to Vancouver to see how they stack up against the best clubs from the province.“This year we have an 11 and 12 year old team that I’m trying to set up for a provincial tournament in Vancouver,” he said. “If I can get 15 kids of that age group we’ll be playing through July in town here and then on the 17th of July we’d go to Vancouver for a week ad play in the tournament there.”New this season will be blast ball and summer drop in for baseball. Blast ball is a form of baseball that’s played with just once base and a foam bat and ball for children 3-4 years old. Summer drop in for baseball will take place after the spring league season ends on June 27.Advertisement The summer drop ins will be twice a week in July and August. If enough players show up on a given day those in attendance will play a full game, and if there is a lower turn out then drills will be the focus of the drop in instead.Members with North Peace Little League will be attending to Fort St. John Trade Show where they hope to get more people lined up for volunteering for the upcoming season.Those already interested in helping out can send an email to fsjnpll@gmail.com. A criminal record check will be required before being allowed to coach.last_img read more

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Chelsea set to sign Barkley

first_imgSince making his senior debut in 2011, Barkley has scored 21 times in 150 appearances, however, the Liverpool-born star had not featured for Everton in 2017/18 largely due to a serious hamstring injury.Nonetheless, manager Antonio Conte believes he can still have an impact if given time to make a full recovery. He told reporters: “We are talking about an English player, a young player, he is a good prospect for Chelsea.“I think that the club decided for this investment. This is a good opportunity for the club to buy this player. For sure, it is a good prospect for Chelsea.“He is very young, he has a lot of space for improvement. He is very strong physically, has good technique. He is a good prospect but at the same time it will be very important to understand, if he signs for the club, that he has to recover from his injury.“Don’t forget he had a bad injury, he had surgery, he has not played for seven months.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Everton’s midfielder Ross Barkley (R) vies with Arsenal’s Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal on December 13, 2016LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 6 – Chelsea are closing in on a deal for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who was expected to complete his medical at the club on Friday.Barkley’s contract with the Toffees expires at the end of the season, and if a deal is done, it would see the 24-year-old leave the team he joined as an 11-year-old in 2005.last_img read more

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Virginia Tech massacre : 2007’s top news story

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson1. VIRGINIA TECH KILLINGS: Seung-Hui Cho, 23, who had avoided court-ordered mental health treatment despite a history of psychiatric problems, killed two fellow students in a dormitory on April 16, detoured to mail a hate-filled video of himself to NBC News, then shot dead 30 students and professors in a classroom building before killing himself. It was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 2. MORTGAGE CRISIS: A record-setting wave of mortgage foreclosures, coupled with a steep slump in the housing market, buffeted financial markets, caused multibillion-dollar losses at major banks and investment firms, and became an issue in the presidential campaign. 3. IRAQ WAR: The “surge” that sent more U.S. troops to Iraq was credited with helping reduce the overall level of violence. But thousands of Iraqis and hundreds of U.S. personnel were killed nonetheless during the year, and Iraqi political leaders struggled to make meaningful progress toward national reconciliation. 4. OIL PRICES: Oil prices soared to record highs, at one point reaching nearly $100 a barrel. The high prices, which burdened motorists and owners of oil-heated homes, nudged Congress to pass an energy bill that ordered an increase in motor vehicles’ fuel efficiency. 5. CHINESE EXPORTS: An array of Chinese exports were recalled, ranging from toys with lead paint to defective tires to tainted toothpaste and food. Despite the high-profile problems, America’s trade deficit with China was running at record-high levels. NEW YORK – The massacre of 32 people at Virginia Tech by a mentally disturbed student gunman was chosen the top story of 2007 by U.S. editors and news directors in The Associated Press’ annual vote. The rampage, which prompted colleges nationwide to reassess their emergency response systems, received 82 first-place votes out of 271 ballots cast for the top 10 stories. The mortgage crisis, which roiled the U.S. housing market, was the No. 2 story, and the war in Iraq placed third. Iraq was the No. 1 story in 2006, and has finished in the top three since 2002 – the year of the prewar buildup. Here are 2007’s top 10 stories, as voted by AP members: 6. GLOBAL WARMING: Warnings about the consequences of global warming gained intensity with new reports from scientific panels and a Nobel Prize to Al Gore for his environmental crusading that included the film “An Inconvenient Truth.” Across the U.S., many state governments sought to cap emissions blamed for global warming. 7. BRIDGE COLLAPSE: An Interstate 35 bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis collapsed during the evening rush hour on Aug. 1, killing 13 people and injuring about 100. The disaster fueled concern about possible structural flaws in other bridges nationwide. 8. PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN: In a yearlong drama with shifting subplots, large fields in both major parties battled for support ahead of the caucuses and primaries that will decide the 2008 presidential nominees. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama led among the Democrats; some polls showed five Republicans with double-digit support. 9. IMMIGRATION DEBATE: A compromise immigration plan, backed by President Bush and Democratic leaders, collapsed in Congress due to Republican opposition. The plan would have enabled millions of illegal immigrants to move toward citizenship, while also bolstering border security. The issues remained alive in the presidential campaign. 10. IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM: Worried that the ultimate goal is a nuclear arsenal, the United States and other countries pressed Iran to halt uranium enrichment. Iran said it never had a weapons program. A National Intelligence Estimate report concluded there was such an effort, but it stopped in 2003. Just missing the Top 10 were the Southern California wildfires and the resignation of Alberto Gonzales as attorney general. The balloting reflected a diverse news year, with 27 different stories receiving at least one first-place vote. The mortgage crisis got 48 first-place votes, Iraq 40 and oil prices 25. Write-in votes were cast for two events that occurred after AP’s ballot was distributed – the shooting at an Omaha mall that left nine people dead, and the Mitchell Report on use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. Another write-in vote was for “cheaters and liars” – collectively addressing the many athletes and other public figures entangled in scandals. Among stories about pop culture celebrities, the saga surrounding the death of Anna Nicole Smith got the most votes, finishing in 32nd place ahead of such stories as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the departure of Tony Blair as British prime minister, and the military crackdown in Myanmar. “Anyone who picks the Anna Nicole Smith story in the Top Ten should be beaten with sticks,” commented Mike Bailey, managing editor of The Courier News in Elgin, Ill. John Moeur, managing editor of the Daily Herald in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., suggested that 2007’s top development was broader than those on the ballot – and distinctly bleak. “In our opinion, the top story must reflect the nation’s stifling problems and the inability of either the Bush administration or the Democrat-led Congress to find solutions other than bickering,” he wrote.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Raheem Sterling fails to agree new Manchester City contract

first_img 2 Raheem Sterling plunged his Manchester City future into doubt after failing to reach an agreement on a new contract.According to reports, talks broke down after the player and the club disagreed on Sterling’s wages. 2 Sterling enjoyed a superb season at the Etihad Sterling’s 18 goals helped City to the league title The England winger’s team believe he should be among the club’s top earners.Kevin De Bruyne agreed a six-year deal in January worth £350,000-a-week, while Sterling is currently earning half that amount on £175,000-a-week.The 23-year-old enjoyed his best Premier League season to date in the most recent campaign, scoring 18 league goals, making him the fifth-highest scoring player in England’s top flight. City had hoped to tie him down before the World Cup, but there is no rush as he still has two years left on his current deal.The Sky Blues remain confident of securing his future after the tournament.last_img read more

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Harnessing sound’s ability to heal people

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! BUSINESS NAME: Pure Healing Sound BUSINESS ADDRESS: 6700 Fallbrook Ave., Suite 175, West Hills PHONE: (818) 313-8900 E-MAIL: dr.kavitky@earthlink.net OWNER: Dr. Steven Kavitky and Steve Hoffman ESTABLISHED: 2000 NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES: Four DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS: We produce a tonal-vibration compact disc called “The Healing Disc.” It’s an original collection of tonal vibrations specifically designed to enhance your body’s innate healing abilities. The Healing Disc’s unique concept is based on the theory and knowledge that all life systems have their own rhythmic balance. IS THIS YOUR FIRST BUSINESS? No WHY DID YOU START THIS BUSINESS? We saw the need for an inexpensive means of helping people to use the natural healing abilities of the body. WHERE DID YOU GET THE IDEA? Hoffman, a musicologist, had noticed that while mixing sounds, people experienced many different physiological changes. Kavitky has worked for years with the alpha wave therapy in addition to healing with color vibrations. HOW LONG WAS IT FROM CONCEPT TO OPENING? The idea began in 1996. WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THAT TIME? A lot of research and development. WHAT WERE YOUR STARTUP COSTS AND HOW DID YOU FINANCE THE BUSINESS? $50,000 from personal savings. WHO DID YOU RELY ON FOR ADVICE? Published books on the physics of healing through vibration, years of knowledge with healing through color and crystal therapy. Long experimentation with alpha waves and biofeedback testing. WHAT HADN’T YOU CONSIDERED BEFORE OPENING? Just how long it would take with the research and development, as well as the right packaging for the product. WHAT IS YOUR EXPECTED REVENUE THIS YEAR? Undetermined. WHAT GOALS DO YOU HAVE FOR THE COMPANY? We’re in the process of developing other CDs for specific targeted areas, i.e., one for the sports enthusiast for a natural approach for top performance, enhancing the cardiovascular systems and pulmonary system and one for sexual dysfunction. To be considered for a small-business profile, you should have fewer than 10 employees and be locally based. For a free profile questionnaire, call (818) 713-3699.last_img read more

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Google Keep: The Second Coming Of Android’s Voice Actions

first_imgRelated Posts The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology Likewise, saying “Remind me to go the dentist at 3” with Voice Actions creates a Google Calendar event for 3 PM, identifying the location as “the dentist”. That’s miles ahead of Keep, which merely creates a note to that effect. Keep’s one advantage seems to be the checklist, which creates a to-do list that you can check off as you accomplish it. Voice Actions has nothing comparable. (It could; imagine a list triggered by “to do”: “To do: go to the store, buy milk, phone grandma.”) What I’d like to see in Keep is a checklist that could be shared with someone else in real time, so that by the time I arrived at the store I knew exactly what my wife wanted me to buy. Why Voice Actions Didn’t KeepGoogle has always struck as me as a for-profit university of sorts, with the broadest of mission statements: “Go forth and collect data, which you shall then sell ads against.” Keep either seems be a recognition that Google’s earlier efforts with Voice Actions failed to generate the attention they deserved – or, equally likely, that another of Google’s product teams merely reinvented the wheel.Call it what you will — the tyranny of the masses, entropy, or just a growing fascination with ephemera — the truth of the matter is that as more and more free and low-cost applications are hurled at consumers, there is less and less time to become familiar with The Next Big Thing before it, too, is superseded. Voice Actions is a solid, fundamental piece of Google tech, but it simply isn’t as integral to the Android experience as say, Apple’s Siri is to that of the iPhone.If this is true, then perhaps Keep will incorporate other Google technologies which have been somewhat forgotten: image recognition (Google Goggles by another name), collaboration (Google Apps, anyone?), or shared location (Google Latitude). Stick around long enough in Silicon Valley, and someone will come up with a new twist on an old idea. Even, sometimes, within the same company. Google Keep’s functionality really boils down to just three features: quick notes, checklists, and photos. Keep can also transcribe (and maintain recordings of) notes that you input via voice, which Android already does for SMS messages, Twitter tweets, Facebook posts, and a number of other apps within Android. Google Keep may have inspired multi-page reviews, but you should pick up the basics within minutes. How Voice Actions Beats KeepWith the right command words, however, Voice Actions can do many of the same things, albeit in a slightly different format. With Keep, you must open Keep, and then choose one of the four actions (or enter a Quick Note at the top). Choosing a Note allows you to select a title, enter the note, and save. With Voice Actions, just trigger the mic, say “Note to self,” and the note. Android will transcribe it while you watch, pause for a split second for your review, and then announce, “Saving note” – which it then emails to your Gmail for later review. markhachman Last week, Google unveiled Keep, a note-taking service similar to, but much more limited than, established apps like Evernote and Apple’s Notes. But there’s another service to which Google Keep bears an uncanny resemblance: Voice Actions, an Android feature Google launched more than two-and-a-half years ago, only to see it almost completely eclipsed by Apple’s Siri.It’s no wonder, then, that Google Keep is essentially Voice Actions with a fresh coat of paint. Although Keep improves upon Voice Actions in a few ways, there’s a great degree of overlap between the two. And, in some cases, Voice Actions is simply better.As a note-taking and reminder app, Keep takes aim at both Evernote and Apple’s Notes. But it’s worth, er, noting, that each major smartphone platform now has its own dedicated note-taking app: Google Keep, Apple’s Notes, and OneNote for Windows Phone. And, of course, there are a number of other competitors. What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Tags:#Android#app development#Evernote#Google last_img read more

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