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Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

Invite your friends to use Inbox. Photo: Google

If you’re already using Inbox by Gmail, and your friends are always pestering you for invites, you can finally delivery. All Inbox users now have ten invites that they can share with¬†whoever they want — so long as they’re using Gmail.

Project Tango packs a serious punch. Photo: Google

Project Tango packs a serious punch. Photo: Google

A select group of Android developers have been invited to purchase Project Tango, Google’s superpowered developer tablet that costs a whopping $1,024. Only limited quantities of the device are available, Google says, and only those chosen to receive an invite will be eligible to purchase one.

The Android TV Launcher. Photo: Google

The Android TV Launcher. Photo: Google

Google’s new Android TV Launcher is now available through the Play Store, allowing the search giant to deliver new features and improvements more easily. That doesn’t mean you’ll be able to download and install it on unsupported devices, though.

Google Cardboard: VR on the cheap. Photo: Google

Google Cardboard: VR on the cheap. Photo: Google

Own a Google Cardboard headset? You can now use it with Google Maps to make Street View your virtual reality. The “easter egg” lets you tour virtual cities from your smartphone like never before, and it could be easier to activate.

Lollipop will deliver more new features next year. Photo: Google

Lollipop will deliver more new features next year. Photo: Google

Google has already made some tweaks to Lollipop since its initial debut back in November, but the search giant is said to be planning major improvements and new features that are expected to arrive early next year. In addition to bringing back silent mode, Android 5.1 is to improve RAM management, fix sudden app closures, and enhance stability.

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