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What is a Google Chromebook?

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What is a Google Chromebook?

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Hatch: all about Google's next rumored Chromebook Google is reportedly working on an all-new Chromebook developed in-house, codenamed ‘Hatch’ in several benchmark listings and other leaks over the past few months. Rumors regarding the laptop’s capabilities have been shared as we...
15:00, 09/16/2019

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that more than half of all Chromebooks now work with Lin...
15:16, 05/07/2019

This Is the Best Chromebook to Buy Google’s Pixelbook might be the very best Chromebook you can buy. The $1,000 machine is a shining example of what a good combination of hardware and software can do when in perfect sync. But it isn’t the best Chromebook you should buy. Chromebooks ar...
10:48, 07/30/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 20...
17:16, 09/07/2019

Can I still use my Chromebook now it is no longer supported? Bill’s Acer Chromebook C720 will not receive further updates. It works well so can he still use it?I have recently got the message that my Acer Chromebook C720 will not be receiving any further updates as Google no longer supports Chromebooks older t...
02:32, 09/12/2019

HP Chromebook 14 review: One of the first AMD Chromebooks, tested Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) AMD wants in on the Chromebook craze. A few OEMs, including HP, Acer, and Lenovo, announced AMD-powered Chromebooks at CES this year, and those devices are just starting to become available. Intel processors po...
12:00, 05/04/2019

I Played Doom Eternal on a Chromebook There’s a lot we still don’t know about Google’s forthcoming streaming game service Stadia, and we won’t know some of it until it’s available in the wild. But in a controlled demo of Stadia at E3, I was treated to a solid experience, as well as some ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $60 on an Acer Chromebook 11 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Windows or Chromebook? A Best Buy salesman told me it isn't even close After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh....
08:32, 08/18/2019

Redeem Your Chromebook's Free Offers Before They Expire I don’t have a new Chromebook, but I wish I did; not because my laptop needs an upgrade (it’s fine), but because then I could take advantage of even more free offers from Google that my current Chromebook is too old to enjoy....
16:32, 09/09/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
04:32, 05/30/2019

Chrome OS gets first Chromebook Enterprise devices, faster Admin Console, and managed Linux environments Google announces Chromebook Enterprise laptops, Dell's Latitude 5300 for $819 and Latitude 5400 for $699, faster Admin console, and new Chrome OS features.Read More...
10:32, 08/26/2019

Galaxy Note 10 Plus review, iPhone Pro rumors, 16GB RAM Chromebook bought (MobileTechRoundup show #478) The Note 10 Plus reviews went live, Android Q was named, Amazon Music launched on Garmin, we went hiking with the Coros Vertix, and a new Chromebook was purchased....
20:32, 08/25/2019

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their ...
14:32, 08/21/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
19:16, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
17:32, 06/02/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
12:48, 06/20/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a s...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
23:48, 06/02/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecif...
10:48, 08/02/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
17:32, 06/02/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
09:32, 06/04/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with who...
15:32, 05/07/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
10:32, 07/11/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
13:48, 08/08/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting with a new mode for Google Drive that will let you...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a ...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Ec...
15:48, 07/11/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
08:16, 07/12/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your busine...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in develop...
13:32, 08/28/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom o...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that come...
00:32, 08/21/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link thei...
20:32, 06/21/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
18:48, 06/13/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google M...
09:16, 09/07/2019

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
09:32, 07/15/2019

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for vo...
09:48, 06/06/2019

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still ex...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Deal: Google Home Hub is $50 off at Best Buy, comes with free Google Home Mini in tow Google Home Hub, one of the not so many smart speakers that feature a display, is now getting a nice discount at Best Buy. Not only that, but if you buy one right now, you'll also receive a Google Home Mini smart speaker completely free.Usually avail...
17:32, 05/11/2019

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying to decide “Is it asking me to go down this street...
04:32, 08/11/2019

Google Nest Mini: here's everything we know about the Google Home Mini 2 Google is reportedly working on a new bite-sized smart speaker, called the Google Nest Mini, in what could be the next generation of the Google Home Mini. According to 9to5Google, the Google Nest Mini will come with better sound than its predece...
07:16, 09/11/2019

Google May Know You Better Than You Know Yourself Google’s move to monetize its visual Discover feed in addition to traditional searches is a valuable new instrument in its virtual toolbox. The new initiative comes at an opportune time for the search giant, whose ad-revenue growth has languished....
10:32, 05/17/2019

|AguidetotheUSantitrustcaseagainstFacebook,Google In a sign that formal inquiries could be forthcoming, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission last week divvied up antitrust oversight for Apple, Amazon.com, Facebook and Alphabet’s Google....
12:32, 06/08/2019

Google I/O: From "AI first" to AI working for everyone Two years after adopting its "AI first" strategy, CEO Sundar Pichai showcased how Google is applying AI across its platforms to make a "more helpful" Google....
14:48, 05/07/2019

Google Pixel 4: what we want to see Update: The Pixel 4 might not have any physical buttons according to one source, but it might have an in-screen fingerprint scanner.Since its launch in 2016, the Pixel line has become a reliable tentpole in the smartphone release calendar. Offering a...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Google Pixelbook 2: what we want to see The Google Pixelbook has been out for more than a year now, but it’s still easily the best Chromebook on the market right now. It’s the perfect instance of what the Chromebook is capable of. We gave it a raving five star review for that...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Google Assistant could soon have a new look Spotted by Reddit users (via 9to5 Google), it appears that Google is testing a new UI for Google Assistant. Instead of the white box that pops up when the virtual personal assistant is activated, a transparent overlay with the words "Hi, I’m listenin...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Google is about to replace SMS with something better Google has been talking for a long time about replacing simple SMS messaging with RCS (Rich Communications Services) to offer a more WhatsApp-like experience from your basic messaging app, and now, finally, it’s about to make the move. At leas...
05:00, 06/18/2019

How much does Google know about you? – podcast Alex Hern on how Google’s use of personal data has potentially helped create a new age of mass surveillance. Plus Lois Beckett on the response to two mass shootings in the US Google’s story is one of extraordinary growth. From its days as an insurgen...
19:48, 08/05/2019

What would you buy: LG G8 or Google Pixel 3a XL? Over the last few years, LG's phones haven't done... amazing. A few months after their release, some deals start rolling in and the prices rarely bounce back up to flagship levels. The most recent LG G8 ThinQ discount makes us think it's that time of...
19:16, 05/23/2019

If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google Google has agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit levied against the company by Pixel smartphone owners. The lawsuit alleges that Google knowingly sold Pixel phones with faulty solder connections that caused widespread microphon...
17:32, 05/15/2019

|Google,FacebookandApplefallamidantitrustscrutiny Google parent Alphabet, Facebook and Apple tumbled as the companies appear set to undergo US antitrust probes after the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission agreed to split up oversight of technology giants....
23:00, 06/03/2019

|Google’sadpracticesdrawnationwideantitrustprobeinUS A nationwide group of states have opened an investigation into whether Google’s advertising practices violate antitrust laws, targeting the heart of the search giant’s business....
10:00, 09/10/2019

What is Google Cloud Storage? Google is one of the biggest cloud storage providers in the world. With more than 2.5 billion active Android devices, the advertising and search giant has to allocate potentially up to 20 Exabytes (assuming a ratio of two devices per user account); t...
09:16, 07/10/2019

Google docs used for cyberbullying (NBC News) School monitoring services, like Bark and Gaggle, are discovering a trend of students using Google Docs as secret chat rooms for inappropriate content and online harassment. Here’s how it works: all students have to do is open up Goo...
11:16, 05/17/2019

These Are All the New Google Camera Changes in Android Q The final Android Q beta—Android Q Beta 6—is now available for developers and enthusiasts to play with. This build gives us a near-complete picture of what the public release for Android Q will be like, which now includes some tweaks Google is making...
13:48, 08/08/2019

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...) Android is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts other platforms like Android Auto and Android TV too. So here’s all the new stuff coming to the Androi...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Everything announced at Google IO 2019 Google always thinks up some big announcements when our eyes are trained on its annual Google IO developer conference. Last year we saw a huge update to its Android P operating system, first mention of a Google Maps AR mode, and a host of new feature...
14:16, 05/07/2019

Google Podcasts comes to iOS and desktop Android users have had Google Podcasts since last summer, but iOS and desktop users will now be able to take advantage of the search giant's straightforward listening interface....
00:48, 05/11/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow apps in the Google Play Store that "facilitate the ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
10:00, 05/16/2019

What in the Hell Was Google Wave Trying to Be Anyway? Ten years ago tomorrow, Google introduced an app that was meant to transform the communications space. During an hour-plus keynote presentation at Google I/O in 2009, the company’s then-Vice President of Engineering Vic Gundotra introduced what he ca...
09:48, 05/27/2019

Google Calendar is down, everyone panic! Google Calendar is down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules in most of the Western Hemisphere. Visitors to Google Calendar began receiving a 404 error around 10AM ET. The company confirmed it is working...
08:32, 06/18/2019

Google I/O 2019 by the numbers In addition to its new Pixel 3 and Nest Hub Max, Google revealed a host of recent advancements in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The Assistant is getting a significant speed boost -- not just because you no longer have to say "Hey Google" -- t...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Our Google I/O 2019 Liveblog Is Right Here Google’s annual developer conference kicks off today, and it looks like this will be a big one. Although it will be hard to top that time a bunch of people jumped out of a plane while wearing Google Glass, we do expect to see Google’s software ambiti...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface | Pixel Stand | Performance | Connectivity | Camera | Call Quality | Media | Battery Life | Conclusion The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL denote search giant Google’s third set of premium smartphones in just as...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 3 XL vs LG V40 ThinQ With only three generations of Pixel phones under its belt, Google is one of the newer manufacturers of premium Android phones. Still, every year it seems veterans in the phone game, like LG, are left to play catch up with the latest Pixel phones in ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google Home Hub Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Smart Home Control | Google Home App | Sound Quality | Connectivity | ConclusionLast year, at CES 2018, we saw Google’s first smart display, a competitor for Amazon’s Echo Show, but there w...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google Glass still getting upgrades, but still not for you The story isn't over for Google Glass, the company's connected AR headset. Though the original product didn't make much of a splash, running into a bit of controversy with its awkward looks, Google didn't give up on it. The compan...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Google Maps can now tell you how bad your commute will be Three weeks after Google announced Google Maps updates to help you stay safe in the event of a natural disaster, the company detailed a solution for a different kind of calamity: your commute....
14:48, 06/28/2019

Bracing for a New Normal at Google Google has seen slowdowns before, but Wall Street is afraid that this one might actually stick, with shares of parent company Alphabet down 12% since its last earnings report....
10:32, 07/23/2019

Here's Your Reminder That Google Has Always Been Evil After nearly a decade in court, Google has agreed to pay $13 million in a class-action lawsuit alleging its Street View program collected people’s private data over wifi from 2007 to 2010. In addition to the moolah, the settlement—filed Friday in San...
14:32, 07/23/2019

Should I leave my job at Google or stick it out? I landed a job at Google and thought my career was made. I’m now a year in, and the glow of getting hired has diminished. Am I crazy for thinking of leaving, or should I stick it out longer and see if I can make it at what everyone perceives that it ...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Google just released Android 10 As expected, Google rolled out Android 10 on Tuesday for all Pixel devices. The release date wasn’t shared ahead of time, but Canadian mobile carrier Rogers let the secret slip by including the date in its public schedule of OS updates. The sch...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Google might owe you $500 if you had a first-gen Pixel phone Remember that class action suit that Google settled over defective first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL phones? Well, it’s time to collect your dues, as Google owes you up to $500 for those faulty microphones that shipped inside early Pixel units. Gett...
20:32, 08/13/2019

Here's How to Watch Google I/O 2019 Once again, it’s time for Google I/O. The search engine’s annual developer conference kicks off today in Mountain View, California, and is expected to showcase a number of new Google products and projects spanning Android Q, Pixel phones, and even so...
10:16, 05/07/2019

5 Little Things from Google I/O That Could Be Big News for You Google I/O 2019 was a whirlwind of info about upcoming Android updates, demos of new features in Google Lens and Duplex, upgraded abilities for the Google Assistant, and more. But aside from all the fancy new things that got mentioned in the keynote,...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Has Google's data collection gone too far? With Google holding a chilling amount of data on hundreds of millions of people around the world, there is an increasing sense that it is neither moral nor ethical. Are we moving closer to a digital rights revolution?...
03:32, 07/11/2019

Google won't be making any more tablets Earlier this year, we had heard that Google confirmed plans for new Chrome tablets and laptops. Now, Google has made an about-face, and scrapped plans for tablets in lieu of Chrome laptops exclusively, ComputerWorld reports.The in-house hardware team...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Get Google Analytics-savvy with this $14 course Used by over 40 percent of web stat-crunchers, Google Analytics is the gold standard — and official GA certification is a true bar of entry acknowledgment that you understand the power of Google Analytics and can mine the knowledge gems found inside....
07:00, 08/18/2019

Google had made its last tablet If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put all its resources behind laptops in the future. I...
13:00, 06/20/2019

The best Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL deals come from Best Buy There's a lot to love about Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL mid-rangers, starting with that flagship-grade single rear camera borrowed straight from the much pricier Pixel 3 and 3 XL. But arguably the best thing about these relatively affordable ...
01:16, 05/08/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019 Enlarge / Shoreline Amphitheatre, as seen at Google I/O 2017. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Google I/O kicks off May 7 in Mountain View, California, where Google will be hosting a keynote and a million other sessions at the Shoreline Amphitheater. The keyno...
08:32, 05/05/2019

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, that’s mostly Google’s own Pixel phones, though chances are that most of the phones that...
01:48, 09/04/2019

Google knows what you bought last summer Google doesn't need to work out a deal with physic medium John Edward to find out from dead relatives where you've been spending your money. According to CNBC, the company can track many of the items that you buy, even the stuff you purchased from Am...
23:16, 05/17/2019

How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users’ Google Calendars for years now, but there’s been a swell of headlines on Google Calendar phishing scams over the past few weeks. Here’s why.Read more......
16:00, 06/24/2019

Android Q: everything you need to know about Google's update New Android version out in public beta with smarter AI, more privacy and dark mode Google took the wraps off the next version of Android 10 Q at its IO developer conference in California this week, introducing a whole range of new features, gestures,...
01:00, 05/10/2019

9 things Google Assistant can do that you may not know about While Apple has Siri and Amazon has Alexa, there’s a third big player in the voice-assistant game: Google's very own voice-activated effort, Google Assistant. It might not have captured the public's imagination in the same way a...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Best Buy jumps the gun on the Google Pixel 3a XL Even though the mid-range Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't supposed to be introduced until May 7th, it seems that one Best Buy store accidentally jumped the gun. Android Police was tipped off by someone who had visited a Best Buy in Springfield...
06:16, 05/03/2019

What Google Cloud Platform is and why you’d use it The challenger in any competitive market has greater incentive to produce sharper and more customer-focused products and services. Google has to make a bigger splash, and for a company that isn’t known for being flashy, it’s not doing a bad job....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Google’s Wear OS gets tiles Google announced an interesting new Wear OS feature today that makes a number of highly used features more easily available. Google calls this feature ’tiles’ and it makes both information like the local weather forecast, headlines, your...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Google just confirmed what the Pixel 4 will look like In a very unexpected and rather shocking turn of events, Google has embraced its reputation for premature leaks and officially confirmed the design of the upcoming Pixel 4 series.The square camera module on the rear is official!Taking to Twitter rece...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Google may soon let you search with a screenshot Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, "Edit & Share screenshots" and the AI-powered "What's on my Screen," according to some APK digging by 9 to 5 Google. A new feature called "Smart Screenshots," tucked int...
07:48, 09/16/2019

OnePlus 7 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which One Should You Buy? OnePlus 7 and the Pixel 3a take two different approaches to address what a budget premium smartphone should be like. But which one is the one for you?...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Google just leaked the Pixel 4 Google isn't just hinting at the Google Pixel 4 ahead of its expected October launch, it's actually showing what the phone will look like in a surprising new reveal.We're seeing it four months earlier than the anticipated release date ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Did You Apply for Google CEO's Job on LinkedIn? Google CEO Sundar Pichai's job was up for grabs on Microsoft-owned professional networking platform and some wannabes even applied to become what would be a dream job....
10:16, 07/29/2019

Google’s new Nest Hub Max is out today Google’s newest smart home gadget, which launches in the US today, is a multi-function marvel, offering users dozens of ways to entertain themselves, stay connected, be productive, keep up with family, and much more. The Nest Hub Max is a Googl...
17:32, 09/09/2019

Is Google’s Nest Hub worth your $129? Last October's release of the Nest Hub (neé Home Hub) wasn't Google's first foray into smart displays -- the company had already released the Home, Home Max and the Home Mini. They were all solid, if not outstanding, hits with r...
09:48, 07/25/2019

For $19, learn the SEO tricks you can’t Google Even if you’re an SEO master, you may not realize there are a few new tricks up the experienced content generator’s sleeve. You’ll uncover those new secrets with the training found in Beyond the Basics: Advanced SEO Optimization Tactics That You Can'...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Google's Pixel 4 is coming The Pixel 4 is coming soon: Google has sent members of the press an invitation to an October 15 "Made by Google" event at which it's expected to unveil the new smartphone....
19:32, 09/17/2019

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can't remove 100% of it....
06:16, 06/17/2019

What to expect at Google I/O 2019 May has begun, and that means the latest iteration of Google's I/O developer conference is right around the bend. Usually, that translates to a deluge of new software, AI breakthroughs and web technology. And we're still expecting plenty of...
08:32, 05/02/2019

How Much is Your Face Worth? Google Says $5 How do you train a facial recognition AI reportedly sophisticated enough to rival Apple’s Face ID technology? Simple: You offer strangers $5 if they lend you their faces. Read more......
00:16, 07/30/2019

This is our best look yet at Google’s unreleased Pixel 4 So, Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Sort of. After someone posted renders of the unreleased Pixel 4 based on design files that were stolen from the factory where Google’s new Pixel phones will be manufactured, Google decided to dispel...
08:00, 06/13/2019

'To Live and Die in LA' shows how much Google knows about you In episode five, season one of the podcast Serial, Sarah Koenig navigates the strip malls and parks of Baltimore, attempting to fulfill a challenge set down by Adnan Syed -- the convicted murderer whose case she's investigating. Over a prison ph...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Become a Google Analytics master for under $20 Google Analytics is the no. 1 way to know definitively how much impact any information you post to the web is making. That makes it one of the most important digital tools around — and now, you can learn how to use all that power with The Ultimate Go...
20:16, 09/15/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates - for both apps and timely security updates - not only casts the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s future business into huge doubt, but also could have wide-rang...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Now you can use Android phones, rather than passwords, to log in to Google* Enlarge It could soon become easier for Android users to securely log in to Web accounts. Starting today, Google is rolling out a service that lets people on version 7 and later of Google’s mobile operating system use their device’s fingerprint or...
17:00, 08/12/2019

All the Data Google Has Collected About You and How to Delete It The data that Google is gathering on you stretches across Gmail, Google Maps, Android devices, web searches, smart speakers, your video viewing habits, and more. That’s a lot of information, but Google makes it available for you to view and delete if...
07:48, 05/09/2019

How to have Google Maps remember where you parked your car Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As of March 2019, there were over 38 million cars on the roads of Great Britain, according to transport and poli...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Google is building a new social network Google is building a new social network, named Shoelace, which it claims will "supercharge your social life".Mere months after shutting down Google+, the company has revealed that it's taking a second shot at Facebook – this time focusing...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Google wants to open source web crawlers In an effort to push for an official web crawler standard, Google has made its robots.txt parsing and matching library open source with the hope that web developers will soon be able to agree on a standard for how web crawlers operate online.The C++ ...
15:48, 07/02/2019

Google Pixel 3: Cheat sheet The Pixel 3 is one of Google's premium flagship smartphones. Here are the most important details that professionals need to know about the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3a XL....
02:32, 05/09/2019

Sonos finally gets Google Assistant in the UK Sonos speakers just got that little bit smarter in the UK, bringing Google Assistant to its smart speakers via a free update six months after this happened in the US.Sonos has, to a certain extent, led the charge for smart capabilities in high-end au...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Can AI really fix potholes? The city of Memphis and Google say yes Potholes are often a costly and frustrating problem for cities to manage. TechRepublic's Karen Roby talked with the CIO of Memphis about a new AI program that is making the issue much easier to solve....
11:32, 08/23/2019

How to set your default calendar for Google Assistant If you want to use Google Assistant to create events to a specific calendar, you'll have to make a quick change in the settings. Jack Wallen shows you how....
08:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook and Google can see what porn you’re watching Web masterminds can see what helps you masturbate. Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch, according to a new joint study from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers investigate...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Google Stadia will have a lot to prove to gamers Google delivered pricing, availability, speed requirements and launch games for its upcoming gaming platform before E3 2019, but the capabilities needed to make it stand out from current options went unmentioned....
13:00, 06/09/2019

The Best and Worst From Google I/O 2019's Day One Keynote Google executives just made the first batch of announcements and took their bows at this year’s I/O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California. That means the world got a sneak peek at new Google products, including some fancy AI software and ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Android 10? Google is trying to grow up and it's really, really hard Suddenly, the next version of Android won't be named after a dessert. Is this just one more step toward Google trying to act -- or even be -- mature?...
11:00, 08/25/2019

Everything Google revealed about Stadia during the Reddit AMA Stadia, Google’s attempt to enter the gaming industry via the cloud, has been teased several times through the last few months. Yesterday, we learned more about the platform via a Reddit AMA — and while it’s not all good news, it’s not all bad either...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Here Are the Best Account Security Methods, According to Google Everywhere you turn, someone is handing out advice about account security and privacy. And while it never hurts to be reminded about all the ways you can protect your critical data, have you topped to wonder whether any of the various security measur...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android Google is bringing Electronic IDs to Android so that your driver's license and your passport are accessible on your phone, even when the battery is dead.Read More...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Here’s what happens when you lose connection to Google Stadia There have been a lot of promises made about game-streaming in the last month, but not a ton of information about worst-case scenarios. Something neither Microsoft's Project xCloud or Google Stadia have really talked about yet is what happens wh...
21:32, 06/11/2019

MTA testing out Google Pay on subways, buses Paying for public transit in parts of the city is about to get a bit easier for those who use Google Pay. The MTA will roll out its test pilot program of contactless payment — dubbed OMNY, short for One Metro New York — on May 31 at several subway st...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Can an open-source AI take on Amazon and Google? It's only been a few years since Amazon unveiled the Alexa-powered Echo, but since then, smart speakers have become a major consumer-electronics category. Key to its success is the notion of the always-on virtual assistant, which other companies...
09:48, 08/09/2019

Google bringing podcasts into search Google's algorithm uses speech recognition to search the show's spoken words for searching. But at first, you'll need to add "podcast" to your search.       ...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Use Google as an Instant Pomodoro Timer The Pomodoro Technique for productivity sounds cool, but you might fall into the same trap I do: you read about setting timers to get work done, and then you research the best Pomodoro timer, and then you go shopping for a physical timer, and then yo...
17:00, 05/23/2019

It's time to take Google's Pixel phones more seriously Google got a lot right with the Pixel 3a. It has excellent cameras, reliable performance, respectable battery life and clever software. Best of all, at $400, the Pixel 3a costs half the original price of the flagship Pixel 3. And this formula of comp...
14:48, 07/26/2019

How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer If you knew your regular, jam-packed commuter train is usually followed by another one with empty seats, would you leave home 15 minutes later? It is a question that Google Maps will hope to help answer with a new rollout: a transit feature that pred...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
06:32, 05/23/2019

Remember Google keeps a list of everything you buy – and here's how to find it In news that will come as no surprise to anyone who's been paying attention, CNBC reports on a list of your purchases managed by Google, pulled from email receipt data in your Gmail account.This has long been a feature of Gmail – it'...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Google Subpoenaed for Details on Its Ad Business The subpoena includes more than 200 questions and demands for records. Many of the questions appear designed to solicit evidence that Google engaged in anticompetitive conduct in building up its powerful position....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Google is now shamelessly ripping off Instagram, because why not? The trend of adding an Instagram-like “Stories” bubble at the top of apps rolls on, with Google’s Photos app now the latest to jump on the bandwagon. A new feature is rolling out in the app starting today called “Memories,&rdq...
19:32, 09/12/2019

Win the Google search game with an all-in-one SEO tool that’s under $30 If 7 in 10 business types are just hoping digital marketing works out, well, that leaves a lot of room for success to those other 3 out of 10, right? You can be part of that schooled minority with the help of the RankTools Pro SEO Tool. Right now, yo...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Google bought my friend's face for $5 As Google works on a version of Face ID for its next Pixel phone, its employees are stopping people in public places and enticing them with a $5 gift card....
12:00, 07/21/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
16:48, 04/29/2019

Everything Google Announced at I/O 2019 That Matters MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA—It’s Google I/O time, the annual smorgasboard of all things Android. This includes updates to the mobile operating system, newer (and cheaper) smartphones, various smarthome gadgets that are helpful (with a few caveats), and news ab...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Google: new products, increased privacy (NBC News) The next generation of Google is on display this week at the company’s developer conference. Google unveiled a line of lower-cost Pixel smartphones and the Google Nest Hub Max, a new smart home device with a built-in camera. TheyR...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Google job search tool under EU microscope EU regulators are checking Google for Jobs to see if the company unfairly favors its fast-growing tool for searching job listings, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday....
08:32, 08/27/2019

Google Stadia games won’t be free, but they don’t have to be Google Stadia was first unveiled a few months ago, but Google waited until the E3 gaming event earlier this month to give us more details about the game streaming service. We now know when and where it’ll launch as well as how much it’ll ...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Google will pay you up to $500 if you owned a faulty first-gen Pixel When the original launched in the fall of 2016, some users experienced several audio issues. Google fixed some of them with the help of software updates, but a microphone problem would just not go away. Some users fought microphone problems even afte...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Google Not Biased Against Conservatives, Executive Says Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a US Senate panel on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Google to roll out redesigned News tab Google will soon unveil a refreshed News tab that places a priority on publishers, rather than headlines. The company today tweeted a preview of the redesigned news section for the desktop version of its search engine, which will roll out to users ov...
16:16, 07/11/2019

Google Fi now offers an unlimited plan Google's mobile virtual network operator service Fi works by piggybacking on wireless networks to provide cellphone coverage. Last year it opened up to work with iPhones, and earlier this year SIM cards for Fi went on sale at Best Buy. Now, the ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Google Maps will navigate you away from crises Google's SOS alerts already give you vital information when you're in a crisis zone, and now that includes driving directions. As part of a broader expansion of SOS alerts to Google Maps, the company has introduced navigation features that ...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Google confirms it will push out more ads on mobile Google has just announced that it will soon start pushing out more ads on mobile to make it easier for Android and iOS users to find information about the products they want to purchase. The so-called Discovery ads will be rolled out to all advertise...
18:48, 05/14/2019

The 7 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2019 The Google I/O 2019 keynote is officially a wrap and the tech world is still buzzing following all of the big announcements Google made during its opening presentation. The event itself is obviously geared toward developers, since it is a developer c...
01:32, 05/08/2019

How to use Gradebook to enhance Google Classroom Learn how using Gradebook can give teachers a smooth workflow to track learning progress at schools and can also be helpful for businesses that use G Suite....
10:32, 08/14/2019

Google brings a whole new range of Chromebooks Down Under The phenomenon of the affordable Chromebook that offers a simpler, more immediate experience than a laptop has been making waves overseas for quite some time now. In comparison, availability of the ChromeOS-powered devices has been rather limited in ...
23:32, 06/06/2019

Macy's teams up with Google to help run its warehouses One way Macy's is trying to improve its business stems from the work it's doing on the back end, at its more than a dozen fulfillment centers....
16:00, 08/14/2019

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time hearing about this mess, visit this page to see ev...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Watch the Google I/O 2019 keynote right here One of the biggest days of the year for Android fans has arrived, as Google is set to kick off its annual I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California with a keynote address on Tuesday morning. As always, Google is expected to demonstrate th...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Hey Google, stop trying to redefine privacy Privacy was one of the themes of Google’s I/O keynote this year, and that’s understandable given what the competition has been doing all these years. Yes, Apple — but also the various privacy-related scandals that affected Facebook ...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Google not biased against conservatives: executive Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
16:32, 07/15/2019

The Morning After: All the important stuff from Google I/O Hey, good morning! Google kicked off its big developer conference with a mix of intriguing new hardware (cheap flagship phones, big smart displays), as well as new AI and internet features coming to its services. If you're visually inclined, we...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Google’s Android fragmentation fix still isn’t working at all Google I/O 2019 is now underway, and the show this year opened the same way it does every year. CEO Sundar Pichai and other Google executives took the stage to deliver a keynote presentation that sets the tone for Google’s ecosystem in the year...
12:16, 05/08/2019

Google not biased against conservatives -exec Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
13:32, 07/15/2019

Google finally doing gestures "the right way" with Android Q! You know what they say — modern problems require modern solutions. One such problem was created once phone manufacturers began to shrink phone bezels more and more and extending the screens all the way up and down the devices' "foreheads" and "chins"...
07:32, 05/08/2019

This is how to use Google Flights to save money This is how you use google flights to save money on your next trip. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
11:00, 08/14/2019

The Google Pixel 4 gets spotted out in the wild again We already know quite a bit about the Google Pixel 4 – and Google has confirmed its existence months ahead of time. Now the handset may have been spotted out in public for the second time.The new sighting comes courtesy of 9to5Google but doesn...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Use These 11 Tips to Get (Even More) Productive in Google Docs Nearly everyone needs a place to do some serious writing, whether it’s the notebook in your bag or the text editor on your computer. For the millions of people with a normal Google account or work-related G-Suite account, that place is Google D...
14:32, 08/15/2019

Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would investigate accusations that Google worked with the Chinese government, but gave no other details in his early morning tweet on Tuesday....
07:48, 07/16/2019

Google could be planning to get your smartphone to talk for you Google IO 2019 starts in just a few days, and we're seeing more details trickle out about exactly what Google has in store at its big developer event – including a new feature aimed at people with speech impairments.As 9to5Google notes, t...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Google reveals why it should really, really have your phone number Love it or leave it, two-factor authentication works. It is cumbersome, requires extra steps, but cuts down on hacking and fishing significantly. Google's approach with a recovery phone number for your account works wonders, too, and the company coll...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Huawei Might Already Have Its Own App Store to Counter Google Ban Despite the Department of Commerce recently granting U.S. tech companies a 90-day extension to continue working with Huawei, due to increased security concerns and the threat of being banned from using U.S. tech, Huawei is being forced to prepare for...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful ...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resources. One of these products, the streamlined searc...
23:32, 08/21/2019

CHEAP: The Google Pixel 3 for just $489? HECK YES!!! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! There has been plenty of chatter around Google‘s upcoming Pixel 4 phone. In June, the company teased its design and confirmed it’ll have a dual-camera setup. A re...
16:00, 09/14/2019

Palantir CEO says Google shouldn't rule A.I. Palantir CEO Alex Karp said billionaire investor Peter Thiel is right to question Google's decision to work in China, while abandoning military contracts in the US....
12:00, 08/22/2019

Can I buy a phone that doesn’t use anything from Google or Apple? Steve does not like firms slurping up his data, so wants a device that respects his privacy I have concerns about the likes of Google and Apple slurping up as much info as they can about me from my phone. I’ve tried looking online for alternatives an...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Google has been accused of working with China. Here's what they've been doing there Google's services have been blocked in China for several years, but the company still has a business there, as the tech giant seeks to sell products to Chinese firms in international markets....
04:16, 07/17/2019

Google allows Huawei to keep using Android until August After U.S. officials gave a 90-day reprieve to Huawei, Google said Tuesday it will suspend a plan to quit providing its Android operating system to the Chinese smartphone maker....
08:00, 05/21/2019

The US Huawei ban is also a huge headache for Google The Trump administration banned Huawei from importing any US-made technology a few weeks ago, and the order is still in effect. A number of prominent US companies have already halted business with Huawei, pending the resolution of this conflict, with...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Google Go launches globally on Android Google has launched Google Go globally in the Google Play Store. The lightweight search app is available for all Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop devices and up.Read More...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Google will comply with US restrictions on Huawei Huawei could quickly lose its grip on the No. 2 ranking in worldwide cellphone sales after Google announced it would comply with U.S. government restrictions meant to punish the Chinese tech powerhouse. (May 20)        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Google will reveal the Pixel 4 on October 15 It’s that time of year. Smartphone companies are preparing their fall launches, and next on the list is Google. The company today sent out invites for its next Made by Google event, taking place in New York City on October 15. In other words, get rea...
20:00, 09/16/2019

Who’s Listening When You Talk to Your Google Assistant? A Belgian broadcaster obtained recordings of more than 1,000 conversations with Google's automated assistant, some including personal details and medical information....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Here Are the 31 Games Coming to Google Stadia Google has provided a list of 31 games that are coming to Stadia, its cloud-based video gaming service, with more to be announced at E3 2019 and beyond....
04:48, 06/07/2019

Google will announce its answer to iPhone 11 on Oct. 15 Google on Monday sent out invites for an event in New York City where it is promising new products. The Pixel 4 is expected to make its official debut....
16:00, 09/16/2019

The Biggest and Best Google Home Is $150 Off For Prime Day The Google Home Max is Google’s high-fidelity answer to the Sonos Play:5 and Apple HomePod (while being significantly smarter than both), and while it’s a bit of a stretch at its usual $400, it’s a great value at $250. That’s the best price ever, but...
13:48, 07/16/2019

A pair of useful features are heading to Google Duo Google's video calling app Duo is often getting updated to add new features. For example, back in March Google made changes to the app's UI. More specifically, it changed the way users select contacts to get in touch with, and choose whether the conv...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Google's lightweight Go search app is now available worldwide Google Go is an optimized version of search for emerging markets with some unique features, like the ability to read web pages out loud, which is handy not only for listening to articles on the go but is also invaluable for people with visual impairm...
09:32, 08/20/2019

|Google'backingout’ofChinapartnerships,USsenatorsays Google’s chief executive officer told US Senator Mark Warner that the company has ended some partnerships in China, the lawmaker said on Tuesday on Bloomberg Television....
13:16, 07/17/2019

This could be the Google Pixel Watch of your dreams A Pixel-branded smartwatch from Google has been hoped-for and speculated about for a while now, with the rumor mill heating up yet again earlier this year in tandem with I/O 2019, where a number of Wear OS smartwatches were front and center. Likewise...
09:00, 08/28/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Google Hire now available at bigger businesses Google has announced that it is expanding its ML-powered recruitment service Hire to help make the hiring process easier and more streamlined for enterprise organizations with thousands of employees.The company is adding a number of expanded capabili...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now Google Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re c...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Google Stadia may be the first good use for 5G phones  his is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals“Who is 5G for?” is a question a lot of tech writers and business pundits are asking right now.Phon...
03:32, 05/05/2019

Motorola Moto Z4 vs Google Pixel 3a XL What we have here are two amazing budget-friendly mid-rangers, with very similar prices attached to them. On one side, we have the Google Pixel 3a XL, a champion in its stable, while on the other is the newest challenger in the space, the Moto Z4. If...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Leak provides one bit of bad news about the Google Pixel 4 Google's decision to tease the Pixel 4 yesterday after several renders were leaked had some Pixel fans excited. After all, the image shared by Google showed a phone that gave a rather high-end appearance. And Google's comment, "Wait 'til you see what...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Google CEO's sunny new message: We want to be helpful Sundar Pichai's note reads like a response to growing scrutiny from regulators, press and employees, and echoes a consistent theme of how Google helps people....
20:32, 06/19/2019

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions, your music and so on. Having used both sets of na...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Google: No, Of Course, We're Not Slowly Killing Ad Blockers A few months ago, Google announced changes were coming to improve privacy, security, and performance with regard to Chrome extensions. In particular, one change didn’t sit well with ad blocker developers, who claimed Google was looking to diminish th...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Google already pushed out a new feature introduced at I/O Google I/O just ended a few days ago, and already one of the new features unveiled has already started rolling out to users of Google Search. Thanks to a tweet from Google Podcast chief Zack Reneau-Wedeen (via CNET), we know that podcasts can now be ...
15:16, 05/10/2019

After Nearly Perfecting It, Google Is Abandoning the Tablet Google isn’t killing all tablets, but it will no longer be making its own tablets. It’s a crying shame as Google’s merging of Android and Chrome OS for last years abysmally reviewed Pixel Slate was perhaps the perfect tablet OS.Read more......
16:48, 06/20/2019

Google knows your Calendar is being spammed, and is working on a fix As annoying as email spam can be, Google does a reasonable job of filtering junk away from our inboxes. My spam folder may be overflowing, but at least it isn’t getting in the way of the real email I actually need to see. Unfortunately, when on...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Google reveals Tiles for Wear OS Google continues to tweak its wearable platform and the latest Wear OS update is designed to provide quick swipeable access to key information. With Google I/O coming up soon, we'll see more coverage of the Tiles soon....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Google's officially done making its own tablets Yes, the Pixel Slate is Google's last tablet. The information was recently confirmed by the company's hardware head Rick Osterloh, who also said that Google will continue to support its partners who decide to launch new tablets going forward.Instead,...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Top 10 'under the hood' Google Chrome tweaks There's a lot you can do to tweak the Google Chrome browser, as long as you know how to lift the hood and what to tweak. Here is a selection of my favorite 'under the hood' tweaks that leverage the Chrome Flags feature....
09:16, 05/13/2019

Android 10 released: everything you need to know about Google's update Big update adds gestures, dark theme, smart replies, emoji, privacy and parental controls Google has released its big new update to Android 10, and for the first time it is available for more than just a couple of Google-made smartphones.Announced in...
07:48, 09/04/2019

Google Pixel 4: Here's what reportedly went on behind the scenes Google Pixel 4 concept renderYesterday’s Pixel 4 announcement was not only surprising but also rather contradictory. For months, leaks and rumors pointed towards a totally different design, but within the space of three days, everything was proven to...
08:16, 06/13/2019

Google's Nest Hub Max will arrive on September 9th Google finally has a launch date for the Nest Hub Max more specific than "the summer." In the wake of 9to5Google and Droid Life discovering a (since-pulled) store listing, Google has confirmed to CNET that the smart display will be available on Septe...
22:00, 07/24/2019

|Google'ssecret'trashyvideo'AIcleansupYouTubehomepage YouTube is littered with extreme and misleading videos, and the company has been criticised for not doing enough to limit the dreck. But one place the Google unit has managed to clean up is YouTube’s homepage....
08:16, 06/13/2019

The Morning After: Google leaked the Pixel 4 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We've seen a lot of phones leaked on Twitter lately, but Google dropping a pic of its own device months before we expect it to launch is a new twist on the genre. Also, we're powering through to the fi...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Google and VPN services could be fined $77k by Russia As Russia looks to tighten its grip on the content its citizens can access online, a new bill could affect how Google and other search engines, VPN services and web resources operate in the country.Just as China's Great Firewall does, Russia too...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Google may have been secretly tracking users across the web Google has been accused of secretly tracking and harvesting the data of millions of users to pass on to advertisers.An investigation by privacy-focused browser Brave found that Google used hidden secret web pages to collect user data and create profi...
08:16, 09/05/2019

Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better sense of whether or not you need more shut-eye. You can add to...
15:16, 08/04/2019

Google Pixel 3 vs Apple iPhone XS Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Memory, and Performance | Camera | Multimedia | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusioniPhone vs Android – it may not be the oldest rivalry in the tech world, but it is surely o...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it&a...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Google Pixel 3 Every year, there’s a battle at the top of the Android food chain. Standing at the apex, typically, has been Samsung’s Galaxy S devices, and while many of the manufacturers Samsung used to face head-on have slipped further away from potentially usurp...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
12:48, 06/02/2019

Google kills Windows 10 on Chromebooks It appears that Google has dropped its plans to allow Windows 10 to be installed alongside Chrome OS on Chromebooks.The plans – known internally as Project Campfire – would let Chromebook owners install Windows 10 so that they could swi...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Google's Ad Dominance Explained in Three Charts Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
13:32, 06/17/2019

Google Pixel 4 might not have any physical buttons We’ve heard a few Google Pixel 4 leaks at this point, most of which don’t point to anything overly surprising, but the latest leak is a bit strange, as according to one source the phone won’t have any physical buttons.That’...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Google’s AI maps fruit fly brains With Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Cambridge University, Google published research detailing the use of AI in mapping a fruit fly brain.Read More...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Facebook and Google antitrust investigations: all you need to know State attorneys general are opening the latest inquiries into the companies’ practices as government scrutiny growsAttorneys general in a number of US states are opening antitrust investigations into Facebook, New York’s attorney general, Letitia Jam...
09:48, 09/07/2019

Has Google been copying the work of a Genius? Song lyrics and trivia website Genius has accused Google of stealing its work for its own search results, according to the Wall Street Journal. When you search for a song title using Google, the search engine will often display its lyrics in an ...
02:16, 06/17/2019

Nearly everything there is to know about Google’s next Pixel phones just leaked Hardcore Android fans absolutely adore Google’s Pixel smartphones… but pretty much no one else buys them. They’re fantastic handsets, don’t get us wrong, but Google simply doesn’t have the same marketing muscle as compa...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Google Is Making the Web Safer With These Two New Features Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75 will now warn users when they land on a deceptive......
02:32, 06/19/2019

Here's How Google Is Hoping to Speed Up Its Big Upgrade to SMS RCS, or Rich Communication Services was supposed to be the messaging protocol that banished SMS to the dark ages and upgraded today’s texting experience with modern features like read receipts, better multimedia sharing, way bigger character limits, ...
17:32, 06/18/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a is the best bet for a bargain smartphone At a time when phone-makers seem to be vying to out-do each other on asking the highest price — Google is taking the opposite approach. With its new $400 Pixel 3a, the search giant is betting that it will be able to gin up interest for its struggling...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Google Nest Hub Max review: Sometimes bigger is better Last year, Google took on Amazon's Echo Show with a whole line of third-party Google Smart Displays. Then it revealed a rival of its very own, the Google Home Hub (since been renamed to "Nest Hub"). Its 7-inch screen and adorable form factor, pl...
09:00, 09/09/2019

Why Nintendo, Google and others might leave China Nintendo and Google are reportedly moving some manufacturing out of China, joining the many who have considered expanding their production networks in light of trade tensions. But China is unlikely to lose its dominance as a manufacturing hub....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Facebook, Google Face Off Against Formidable New Foe in the US The US states seek to probe allegations that the tech industry stifles start-ups, delivers pricier or worse service for Web users and siphons too much personal information, enriching their......
00:00, 09/09/2019

The Morning After: What to expect from Google I/O 2019 Hey, good morning! Welcome to Friday! We've lined up everything you can expect to see from Google's big I/O showcase next week, while cable viewers in the Philippines got to see Avengers: Endgame, when they probably shouldn't have....
06:00, 05/03/2019

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
20:16, 05/31/2019

Take control of your Google Chrome tabs Do you have too many tabs open in your Chrome browser? I know I do, but there are things you can do to help you take control of them without just declaring tab bankruptcy and closing all of them....
05:00, 07/25/2019

Google ups Play Store bug bounties Google is making it easier for security researchers to get paid for finding bugs on the Play Store by increasing the scope of its Google Play Security Reward Program (GPSRP) to all apps on its store with 100 million or more installs.The search giant ...
19:32, 08/30/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro May Get Android 10 on the Same Day as Google: Report OnePlus could launch Android 10 update to some of its devices on the same day that Google pushes the update for its Pixel lineup. Google is expected to release Android 10 on September 3....
09:32, 08/29/2019

Google's Search Business Needs More Answers Google’s lack of transparency about its core advertising business has taken on an extra cost. Parent company Alphabet lost $60 billion in market value after its quarterly results showed a big revenue shortfall, and investors want explanations....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Google Chromecast Review (2018) Review indexDesign | Connectivity | Interface and Functionality | Google Home App | ConclusionStreaming media is all the rage and Google’s Chromecast was one of the earlier, mainstream devices to capitalize on this. Offering a cheap, quick, and easy ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Google Reveals the Dessert Name Android Q Was Most Likely to Have Google's VP of Engineering for Android finally revealed that Android Q would have been called Queen Cake, if it hadn't dropped the dessert naming convention....
07:32, 08/30/2019

Google's history of clashing with conservatives A former Google engineer who claims he was fired for his conservative beliefs isn't the first person to claim the Silicon Valley giant's office culture is dominated by liberal politics. ...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Next-gen Google Assistant is crazy fast It's been a year since Google first introduced Duplex, its automated reservation making feature for Assistant. The AI phone caller has rolled out to customers in 44 states, as well as non-pixel handsets, and even spawned a corollary service for ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to con...
07:32, 05/27/2019

Google brings Titan Security Key to the UK Google has revealed it is bringing its Titan Security Key to a range of new markets, including the UK.The physical key offers increased security for users, providing two-factor authentication (2FA) and will now be coming The company says that th...
16:16, 07/31/2019

We're live from the Google I/O 2019 keynote! What a beautiful time of year this is: it's finally, properly warm again, the rains have (temporarily) subsided, and we'll be at Google's I/O developer conference to get a better sense on what the search giant has been working so dilig...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Government to Google: Let Employees Speak Out Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes those who do just that....
04:32, 09/12/2019

Google could shift production away from China Google reportedly plans to shift some hardware manufacturing away from China in a move that would allow it to expand its operations and minimise the impact of tariffs.Devices, such as the Google Pixel smartphone and Google Home voice-activated assist...
16:00, 08/29/2019

‘Hey, Google! Let me talk to my departed father.’ If all goes according to plan, future generations will be able to interact with departed relatives using mobile devices or virtual assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa, asking the deceased questions, eliciting stories and drawing upon a lifetime’s worth...
00:32, 08/30/2019

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to prolong YouTube Gaming's life for two more months.Today, the Mountain View company announced that it wi...
01:00, 05/28/2019

You don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm, streamlining the Assistant process while simultaneously making millions of mornings just a little better.....
11:32, 05/07/2019

Google Assistant will understand even more about your life Google Assistant will be able to use information you share with it about the people, places and events in your life so it has a stronger understanding of queries related to them. Google Assistant VP of engineering Scott Huffman said, with the Persona...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Google just revealed the Pixel 4 on Twitter Well, this is a new one. Google has decided to beat smartphone leakers at their own game by showing off the Pixel 4's back and camera on its own @madebygoogle Twitter account. The image shows a square-ish camera module, presumably one that will ...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Dark mode is rolling out now to another Google app Even though Android Q will have a system-wide Dark mode feature, Google continues to add a Dark mode on many of its apps, especially those updated with the Material Design look. Considering that only 10.4% of Android phones have Android 9 installed n...
23:16, 05/17/2019

AWS and Google Cloud hit record highs Google and AWS have revealed huge growth again in their cloud platforms.In the latest financial reports for both companies, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS) were highlighted as major money-spinners.AWS, which retained its position as the wo...
05:48, 07/26/2019

How Google's Lightweight Go Apps Work—and Why You Might Need Them You may have noticed Google launching a succession of cut-down, lightweight, basic apps under the Go label. The idea is they’re intended for countries where a combination of spotty internet and tight data caps making using all the cool apps on your p...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Google could soon face another antitrust investigation Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post reports. Details on the investigation are limited, but it's yet another probe into fears that b...
14:48, 09/03/2019

Another Google app gets buried in early August Google Trips get the ax effective August 5, the search giant recently confirmed. The decision isn't surprising at all since Google has recently redesigned the Trips app on the web that's meant to replace the Android app. The app is still available fo...
01:32, 06/04/2019

7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don’t even scratch the surface of Google’s abilities       ...
04:32, 07/25/2019

Make Google Remember Your Parking Spot for You If you’ve ever wandered around a parking garage with your keys in the air, repeatedly hitting the lock/unlock button, not sure whether you’re even on the correct floor, it’s time to start saving your parking location....
13:48, 05/17/2019

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
10:48, 07/24/2019

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the...
10:48, 07/22/2019

You’re about to start seeing ads for the first time on Google’s mobile homepage During Google’s Marketing Live conference for advertisers on Tuesday, the search giant announced a first for the company: Ads are coming soon to Google’s iconic homepage. The ads will be confined to the version of its homepage accessible ...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Google is cracking down on snooping Chrome extensions Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions that request access to more data than they actually need, and will soon start purging offenders from the Chrome Web Store.In May, Google announced that it would be encouraging developers to think twice abo...
07:32, 07/24/2019

Google is shutting down the Jump VR platform in June Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of 3D 360-degree videos usi...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Google Knows That I Seamlessed Chicken Fingers Last Night It’s commonly accepted at this point that if you’ve spent enough time online, Google has a wealth of data on you. But did you know this also includes an itemized list of purchases you’ve made, and not just through Google services? For instance, the f...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Another employee behind the Google Walkout has left the company One of the leaders of a mass walkout last year in protest of Google's handling of sexual misconduct cases has left the company, Bloomberg reports. Meredith Whittaker was the founder of Google's Open Research Group and served with AI Now, an...
06:48, 07/16/2019

The Morning After: Google's Pixel sales doubled thanks to the 3a Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we've got an update on SpaceX's latest rocket launches and the details on Apple's billion-dollar acquisition. Also, we're looking for your impressions on Google's Nest Hub,...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Google tracks nearly all your online (and some of your offline) purchases — see it for yourself, here For years Google has been keeping track of nearly every online purchase we’ve made. A CNBC report today reveals that, thanks to purchase receipts sent to personal Gmail accounts, the company has amassed a mountain of purchasing data on each of us, in...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Google’s supersized Nest Hub Max lands September 9 (maybe) Google’s Nest Hub (formerly the Google Home Hub) is an impressive piece little smart display except for that one tidbit – it might be too little.  It’s intuitive to use, and it’s ambient light adaptation works remarkably well, but the small size some...
23:16, 07/23/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Google researchers discovered serious iOS security flaws Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google. Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß, two members of Google's Project Z...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Locked out of your Google account? Why it can sometimes take days to get back in Forgetting the password on your Google account could get you locked out for longer than you might expect. Here's how to prevent it.       ...
14:48, 07/25/2019

Google's Translatotron AI could translate languages into your own voice If you've ever visited a foreign country, you'll know how difficult it can be to get by when you don't speak the language – and even with apps like Google Translate readily available on most smartphones, using translation tools ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Australia to set out proposals to rein in Facebook, Google Australia will publish on Friday recommendations to limit the power of Facebook Inc and Google, potentially setting a precedent for global lawmakers grappling with the U.S. technology giants' dominance of online news and advertising....
18:16, 07/25/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL plagued by power issues Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. They are supposed to be the way to experience Android in its purest form, and you'd think that bugs and unexpected problems would be brought to...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Pixel 3a XL review: the cheaper Google phone to buy Great camera, top software, OK battery and performance, in a plastic body that’s a bit too wideWith a price-tag of £469, the Pixel 3a XL tries to offer the best of Google, but costing £400 less than its top-end siblingThe bigger brother of Google’s o...
04:16, 05/17/2019

B&O adds Google Assistant to its pricey H9 headphones High-end electronics manufacturer Bang and Olufsen is back with a set of headphones that are made for the power listener. The latest version of the company's flagship Beoplay H9 headphones promise a whopping 25 hours of wireless playtime from it...
18:48, 05/16/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 The Chinese search-engine giant reported its first quarterly loss since going public and warned that the cause—weak advertising—is likely to linger due to China’s slowing economy....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Threatens to 'Take a Look' at Google's China Ties President Donald Trump appeared to threaten that his administration would "take a look" at Google, opening an investigation into the search giant out of concern that it has been breached by the......
00:32, 07/17/2019

Google promises it won't cut off Works With Nest prematurely Google angered more than a few smart home enthusiasts when it announced that it was shutting down Works With Nest, but it at least has some news to reassure fans of the Nest ecosystem. The company has shared an updated plan that explains what happen...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration At Google I/O 2019, Google announced it was renaming the Google Home Hub smart display to be the Google Nest Hub while also combining the two brands into a presumably more harmonious single entity. Now Google wants Nest users to better understand wha...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Get a new Google Pixel 3a deal from Argos for just £3.99...but there's a big catch Imagine if you could pay just £3.99 for the brand new Google Pixel 3a, sounds great right? Well for 50 lucky Google fans, that will soon become a reality - let us explain. To celebrate the launch of Google Pixel 3a deals, most retailers hav...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's far from polished and intuitive to interact with. ...
02:16, 05/15/2019

Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI....
15:32, 07/16/2019

All the News and Key Details From Google Stadia Chief's AMA Google’s big play at making game streaming a reality—Stadia—is slated to go live sometime in November. That’s less than four months away, so to help answers questions and provide more info about Google’s upcoming game streaming platform, Stadia’s dir...
10:48, 07/19/2019

Google takes on Amazon with its new shopping portal Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will welcome you by name and show tailored suggestions if you&apos...
07:32, 07/22/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Trump Threatens To "Take A Look" At Google's Ties With China US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten that his administration would "take a look" at Google, opening an investigation into the search giant out of concern that it has been breached......
02:00, 07/17/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

How to Find Google Pay's Hidden Privacy Settings Google Pay is an online paying system and digital wallet that makes it easy to buy anything on your mobile device or with your mobile device. But if you’re concerned about what Google is doing with all your data (which you probably should be), Google...
18:48, 05/15/2019

The best Android tablets in 2019: The best slates with Google's OS Looking for a tablet and thinking about an Android device? Well, there are other options out there with Windows 10, such as the Surface Pro 4 - but tablets running Android remain the main rival to the iOS-toting iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 9.7 and iPad ...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Trump threatens to ‘take a look’ at Google for China ties Trump’s shot at Google came in a tweet that cited recent comments from Peter Thiel, a top venture capitalist and one of the president’s top supporters, who this week called for the FBI and CIA to probe the company on grounds it may have committed tre...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Australia considers more regulation of Google and Facebook The Australian government released a report Friday recommending tighter oversight over multinational digital platforms including Google and Facebook....
02:16, 07/26/2019

Google opens second Japan cloud region Located in Osaka and part of the company's US$47 billion global investment, Google's latest cloud region is the second in Japan and seventh in Asia-Pacific, and supports a clientele that includes Asahi Group, Sharp, Yamaha, and Mercari....
00:48, 05/15/2019

Did You Apply for Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Job on LinkedIn? Google CEO Sundar Pichai's job was up for grabs on Microsoft-owned professional networking platform and some wannabes even applied to become what would be a dream job....
23:16, 07/29/2019

Google Search will soon start showing ads on mobile During a press briefing this week, Google revealed that it'll begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year.Read More...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Google brings an AR art gallery to your pocket – and it's all about color After a fix of color in your drab, monotonous life? It can be hard to get away from the office to wander an art exhibition – but Google's Arts & Culture app is hoping to bring an equivalent experience to your smartphone, all through the m...
07:32, 07/18/2019

On Migrant Journeys With WhatsApp and Google Translate Miriam Jordan, who covers immigration for The Times, says that migrants crossing the border often use WhatsApp and that Google Translate can break the ice....
08:48, 05/29/2019

You can now get a Google Stadia controller on its own ready for launch day Google Stadia is launching in November and if you want access from the very first day you need to pre-order a "Founder's Edition" package from Google. On top of that, the Google Store just added the option to buy a Stadia controller on its own.T...
05:00, 06/18/2019

What do you lose when your Android phone is not supported by Google? A lot... Huawei has been in some hot waters lately. The company has been added to the dreaded US entity list and, as a result, all USA-based businesses are forbidden to work with it. So, Google pulled out, saying “Sorry, but future Huawei phones will not be g...
06:16, 06/17/2019

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
04:16, 06/02/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
09:48, 06/02/2019

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
10:48, 06/02/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
11:48, 06/02/2019

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
13:16, 06/02/2019

The Google Pixel 4 may have been spotted in the wild for the first time We might have caught our first glimpse at the Google Pixel 4 out in the wild, after a phone looking very similar to the one Google teased last week was spotted being used in London.An image of the phone was shared by 9to5Google – you can see t...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to rem...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and ...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Google's Smart Compose Is Shitty And Definitely Evil Not satisfied with foisting predictive text and Smart Replies upon an unsuspecting public, Google rolled out a new Smart Compose feature for mobile Gmail two months ago that, like your significant other interrupting you, storms right ahead and puts w...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decis...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, albeit sometimes resource-intensive, app. However, Google’s recent moves are going to ruin the C...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want Pinterest in your image search results, or there’s a really gross forum that keeps appearing in searc...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Review: Google’s Pixel 3a Is the Best Low-Cost Smartphone You Can Buy Turns out, not everyone wants a fancy smartphone. The latest and greatest might be catnip for the early adopters among us, but for someone who wants a phone that just works, spending thousands of dollars can be overkill. Even half a grand might seem ...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: the company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its firs...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Leaked Pixel 4 renders could be our best look yet at Google’s new flagships Google’s decision to tease its new Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL design months ahead of the phones’ official announcement was bizarre, to say the least. Perhaps part of the idea behind the move was to diminish interest in any further Pixel 4 lea...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Google Hardware quits the tablet business, again The new Google Pixel Slate. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Google and tablets just don't mix. The company tried over and over again to make ...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart microwaves GE's lineup of connected microwaves can now be controlled by the Google Assistant. Owners can use voice commands to set their microwave and perform basic functions like starting, pausing, stopping or adding time. The microwaves also have a "scan...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
13:48, 06/20/2019

We ranked Google’s new search icons by how evil they look In case you hadn’t noticed, Google got a facelift. Yep, the tech giant’s search page received some rather fancy new icons. Slap your peepers on this: While before there were just words, now there are words and images. Truly, we live in exalted times....
10:16, 06/20/2019

Several Pixel 3a users get a glimpse of the future thanks to Google You can't blame some Google Pixel 3a owners for double checking the calendar today. That's because a few of them received the July Android security update on June 19th, just two weeks after the June update was sent. Several of those affected ran to R...
18:16, 06/19/2019

The future is here: Google testing AR-powered ads through YouTube VR used to be a big deal a couple of years ago when every manufacturer believed it would be the future of gadgets. Alas, it seems it still has a long way to go as it didn't really pick up all that much. Instead, AR (Augmented Reality) has slowly star...
03:16, 06/19/2019

Google Maps using AI to highlight restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with helping direct you from Point A to Point B. In th...
16:48, 05/31/2019

An unknown Google media device gets FCC certification Earlier this month, an unknown Made by Google device was discovered on the FCC website. With Bluetooth connectivity and a model number of G022A, we wondered whether this could be a new pair of wireless earbuds. Today, another mystery Google device wa...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early; here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
10:32, 06/13/2019

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
08:00, 06/13/2019

Google Pixel 4 could look a lot like iPhone 11 based on new leak We haven’t had many looks at the possible design of the Google Pixel 4 yet, and the latest leak doesn’t match previous ones, but it does look a lot like the iPhone 11 might.Shared by @OnLeaks (a leaker with a good track record) on behal...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c...
09:00, 06/10/2019

25 Google Calendar Hacks to Maximize Productivity Released to the general public in July 2009, Google Calendar is one of the favored time management and scheduling apps available. And, for a good reason. I know a lot at Google Calendar. Here are 25 Google calendar hacks to maximize productivity that...
05:32, 06/09/2019

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its ...
02:16, 06/08/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
09:32, 06/07/2019

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Google Maps SOS Alerts Will Soon Try to Navigate You Away From Disasters Google Maps will soon roll out a new feature that will help users navigate effectively during crises and disasters, as well as get relevant visual information....
01:48, 06/07/2019

Watch Google's Stadia event here at 12PM ET Google is hosting a Stadia event today, and it's set to reveal some big news for the game streaming platform, including pricing and launch details as well as some of the games you'll be able to play. Stadia Connect is taking place just ahea...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional speedometer that kicks in while you're using dr...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Google Stadia Lands This Year—If You're Willing to Pony Up The Founder's Edition, which includes a controller and three months of premium subscription, is the only way to use the cloud-gaming service in 2019....
09:32, 06/06/2019

Everything We Learned Today About Google Stadia [UPDATED] The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia won’t just follow the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. It will instead have both a subscription and games for sale individually, as Kotaku previously reported. Here’s everything we learned today dur...
11:00, 06/06/2019

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Waze just inherited one of the best features of Google Maps Over the past few years, Google has been adding a ton of features to Google Maps that make its other navigation app, Waze, so popular. But that doesn’t mean Waze is getting overlooked, as the company just announced a brand new feature for Waze,...
23:48, 06/10/2019

PSA: Your Android phone is now a security key for signing in to Google on iOS Google has announced that it’s now possible to log into your Google accounts from your iPhones and iPads using your Android phone as a hardware authentication key. The development comes almost more than a month after the internet giant made it easy f...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Google leaked the Pixel 4 early, here's what we know Even though it's not supposed to drop until October, Google tweeted the first official photo of the Pixel 4 on Wednesday. Here's what it looks like.       ...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Why Google's Pixel 4 teaser is a brilliant move Yesterday we were merely speculating which design would the next Pixels likely employ, and today things are literally set in stone as Google--yes,Google--went full sicko mode and revealed its upcoming flagship device by sharing an image on Twitter. Y...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even so, the Mountain View company has decided to addres...
13:48, 06/12/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
13:16, 06/12/2019

These Pixel 4 renders give us our best look yet at Google's next flagship Last year's Pixel 3 XLThere’s quite a lot of conflicting Pixel 4 information floating around at the moment making it quite hard to visualize what the flagship duo will look like. But following some seemingly-credible leaks recently, designers Ben Ges...
11:32, 06/12/2019

I’ll be passing on Google’s new 2fa for logins on iPhones and iPads. Here’s why Enlarge (credit: Google) Google is expanding its new Android-based two-factor authentication (2fa) to people logging in to Google and Google Cloud services on iPhones and iPads. While Google deserves props for trying to make stronger authentication...
11:32, 06/12/2019

You can now use your Android phone as a 2FA security key for Google accounts on iOS Now, Android phones running Android 7.0 Nougat or newer can act as 2FA security keys for Google accounts on iPhones and iPads running iOS 10.0 and up.Read More...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Google's Pixel 4 could track hand gestures Project Soli is one of Google's many hardware experiments, one in which a tiny radar is used to track hand gestures. The rumor mill is churning, suggesting that Soli may find itself a home inside the search giant's next phone....
06:48, 06/12/2019

It’s the end of the road for Google’s excellent Trips mobile app Another day, another Google product being shuttered. This time, it’s Trips, the travel app that automatically created plans for your holidays in a simple, beautiful interface. Why, Google, why? Earlier this week, Android Police spotted code in the An...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Make Google Chrome use less RAM (2019 edition) One of the biggest complaints about Google Chrome is that the browser uses a lot of system RAM. Problem is, part of why Chrome is so responsive is that it uses plenty of RAM. However, there are steps you can take to keep how much it uses to a minimum...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-...
10:48, 06/11/2019

It’s 2019 and Google still can’t keep malware out of its Android app store Google appears to have a problem with stopping malicious apps from sneaking into the Play Store. In what appears to yet another case of malware disguised as a legitimate app, security researchers from Symantec have found a new app that advertised its...
06:32, 07/16/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with fl...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web browser, Internet Explorer. The company’s browser was the gateway to the internet for about 95 percent of ...
19:16, 07/05/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of th...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Mystery Made by Google device surfaces at the FCC Google has a new device up its sleeves and it is a wireless Bluetooth device with the model number of G022A. That information was discovered on the FCC's website (via 9to5 Google) and the model number suggests that this is a Made by Google item. In f...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app a...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Sonos brings Google Assistant to its speakers in the UK Sonos users in the UK will soon have another option to control their speakers, as Google Assistant support is arriving with a software update that's rolling out as of today. You can use the voice assistant to control your setup directly through ...
10:00, 07/02/2019

Google and Facebook Are Draining Brains From Europe It wouldn't be the first time that Europe's smartest and most promising tech startups have been gobbled up by the behemoths of Silicon Valley and Seattle....
01:32, 07/02/2019

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search engineer at the company has revealed.Pandu Nayak, w...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and sometim...
17:32, 07/01/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New Yo...
09:48, 05/22/2019

Google just took a strange step towards replacing Android with something better Android might be one of the two most important mobile operating systems right now, and the biggest one by market share, but it certainly won’t be around forever. That’s why Google is already working on a universal OS that would one day re...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Choose what happens to your Google account when you die (or simply stop using it) Have you given any thought to what will happen to your Google account when you die, or when you simply forget to use it for an extended period of time? Google's Inactive Account Manager helps you plan for the future....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Google is about to steal another great feature from the iPhone Transferring files between Apple devices is incredibly easy thanks to a great feature called AirDrop. Whether you’re moving files between your iPhone and your Mac, or you’re looking to transfer all the photos you just took to your friends...
12:00, 07/01/2019

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
14:32, 05/21/2019

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
06:48, 07/08/2019

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Huawei Phones Will Lose Some Google Services After U.S. Ban (BEIJING) — Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and support. The announcement highlighted the growing d...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Android users can pay in cash on Google Play A few years ago, Google added carrier billing to the Play Store to make paid apps and in-app payments more accessible, even in emerging markets. Now, the tech giant is making it even easier for users in developing regions and other primarily cash-bas...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later sta...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Google placed 'Stranger Things' AR ads in 'The New York Times' If you see advertisements for a mall that look like they came straight out of the '80s on today's print edition of The New York Times, fire up Google Lens. Those neon-colored ads are most likely for Starcourt, the fictional Hawkins, Indiana...
07:32, 07/11/2019

Google just gave Huawei a wakeup call It's been a tumultuous week for Huawei. Five days ago, President Trump declared a national emergency to ban the sales and use of telecom equipment that pose "unacceptable" risks to national security. While the executive order didn't explici...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business. Ren Zhengfei told Chinese reporters Tu...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Google Translate's camera now works with more than 100 languages Google Translate's instant camera feature will now make translating a foreign street sign as easy as aiming your phone -- even if your native language isn't English. The company today unveiled a set of new updates to its translation tool, i...
08:16, 07/10/2019

Google recreates Apollo 11's command module with AR The 50th anniversary of our first successful trip to the moon is fast approaching. And Google, which rarely shies away from marking a significant moment in history, has laid out some of the ways in which it'll celebrate the half-century since Ap...
08:16, 07/10/2019

Huawei: US controls have 'no impact,' talking to Google The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the ...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Google Pixel 4 XL renders suggest the notch is going away We already know what the rear of Google's upcoming Pixel 4 looks like, and renders of the other side of the XL version suggest the smartphone will ditch the widely-derided notch of the Pixel 3 XL. Tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka OnLeaks, has a ...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Google Search has a new design — see if you can spot the difference Google today announced it’s making a visual change to Search on mobile devices. Behold: Can you spot the difference? The “visual refresh,” as Google calls it, is a small one. But it’s also an important one: It makes sure the first thing you see in a ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

'Baldur's Gate III' is real and it'll be on Google Stadia Amid its wave of announcements for Stadia, Google confirmed several new games will be available on the platform. Darksiders Genesis emerged a few hours before Stadia Connect got underway, and there are some other notable upcoming titles too: Baldur&#...
10:16, 06/06/2019

Who Needs Google's Android? Huawei Trademarks Its Own Smartphone OS Huawei is pinning its hopes on a self-designed operating system to replace Google’s Android following a U.S. blacklisting. The question is: Can it succeed where others have failed?...
05:16, 05/24/2019

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
07:32, 05/24/2019

Google Pixel 3a review: The best (non iPhone) $400 you'll ever spend After having spent a week reviewing Google's Pixel 3a, I've got to say it impressed me. A lot. And at $400, it might just be the best Android phone on the market. At any price point. ...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route Many ride-hailing passengers are understandably anxious about their vehicles going off-route due to the potential for sexual assault. However, Google hopes it can set minds at ease until there really is cause for worry. It just introduced optional o...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
09:16, 05/25/2019

Google employees petition to ban the company from SF Pride Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride 2019 and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. In a letter written to San Francisco Pride, the employees say they have...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Google’s ML-Net challenges musicians to improvise and collaborate with AI Google's ML-Net helps musicians improvise and react to unexpected music combinations, something its creator hopes will help them discover new music.Read More...
14:32, 06/26/2019

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, says Mike Rutherford...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Google is reportedly tracking your purchases through Gmail Rack it up as one more way Google tracks your personal data. Any purchase you make that uses your Gmail account will be logged by Google, according to a discovery made recently by a Reddit user. The user uncovered that Google is keeping tabs on any p...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Update allows you to share self-destructing images through the Google Duo app Back in 2012 when Snapchat launched, its claim to fame was that members could take a photo that would "self-destruct" in ten seconds or less once viewed by the recipient. Of course, there were many references to the self-destructing tapes seen on the...
10:32, 06/25/2019

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos One of the technologies in the 5G wireless portfolio enables a transmitter to operate on unlicensed frequencies. Technically, that may mean you don’t need to own frequency to be a 5G carrier....
08:16, 06/25/2019

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlie...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Google Cloud swallows Alphabet’s Chronicle Google today announced that Alphabet's Chronicle is joining Google Cloud "in the coming weeks." Google expects to complete the integration "this fall."Read More...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Why Google Duplex might make my design job redundant A year ago, Google blew the world away with Duplex, an AI assistant that can make phone calls for you. The demo went viral and raised a lot of ethical and philosophical questions. Last month, Google announced an update for Duplex: it can now use webs...
08:32, 06/29/2019

Google Maps can now predict how crowded your bus or train will be Living in New York, there are times when I plan my entire day around whether or not public transportation is going to be a pain to deal with. Unfortunately, online notifications and social media posts don’t always tell the full story, which mea...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms followi...
06:32, 06/28/2019

Google just patented a foldable smartphone that's also a book Back before we used smartphones for everything, from reading and writing to art and business, we used an archaic technology called 'a book' – and it looks like Google might have plans to take us back to this dark time, albeit with a ...
03:48, 06/28/2019

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service Imagine a world in which you don't need expensive gaming equipment to play the next big release title. A world in which all you ever have to do to start gaming is open up your browser, select a game and start playing – no lengthy dow...
03:48, 06/28/2019

Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that's jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you'll soon see predictions to that end in Google Maps. Google ...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
12:48, 05/23/2019

Here's a good example why you can't blindly follow Google Maps Many of us rely on Google Maps every day to help us get safely from point "A" to point "B." But sometimes putting blind faith in technology can backfire. Take the ordeal that nearly 100 Colorado drivers found themselves living through this past Sunda...
14:32, 06/27/2019

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Google May Have Used Your Mannequin Challenge Videos to Train AI Remember back in 2016 when everybody was posting those Mannequin Challenge videos? Well, it turns out that instead of collecting dust in Ye Olde Meme Archive, Google researchers are using the videos to help train robots to better navigate their surro...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Google Maps now predicts how crowded your bus or train will be Google is introducing a new predictive feature to Google Maps, one that tells travelers how busy their bus, train, or subway ride will likely be.Read More...
09:48, 06/27/2019

This $29 bundle can get you savvy with Google’s own programming language You may not have heard a lot about Google Go, but your friends in web development sure have. Go code runs fast, is easy to use and is perfectly suited to designers creating nimble, yet powerful web experiences....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Pixel 3a Review: Google's $400 Challenge to the $1,000 Smartphone At a time when we’re being told that $1,000 is what good smartphones cost, Google released a $400 phone that holds its own, says columnist David Pierce....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Watch the Google Stadia event in 10 minutes Google's Stadia Connect livestream for Gamescom can give you a bigger idea of what to expect from its upcoming video game streaming platform -- and you can watch all the most important tidbits right here. Stadia's Ray Bautista started off w...
02:48, 08/20/2019

This is why a shark crashed the Keynote at Google I/O this afternoon A giant shark was seen on stage during Google's I/O Keynote this afternoon, but no one was scared. Actually, the shark was only seen on the huge screen at the back of the stage through the magic of Augmented Reality (AR). Google was showing off an ex...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 will hit Google Stadia in 2020 Cyberpunk 2077 has now been announced for the Google Stadia streaming service for games.Hype is building around Google's Netflix-for-games platform, which is angling to offer a way to stream and play games through seemingly any screen-based devi...
18:16, 08/19/2019

Use Google to Roll Dice for Your Favorite Tabletop RPG If you ever find yourself without your dice bag, or you’re feeling lazy, don’t worry. You can make it through your Dungeons & Dragons game—or whatever you play—by using Google to roll all the dice you need. Yes, even those quirky dice that have m...
15:16, 08/19/2019

Keep Your Home Address Private With a Google Alert Removing your home address from “people search” sites is a long, tedious, and sometimes costly process. So once you do it, you want it to stick. Unfortunately, says BoingBoing, this is not a one-and-done process. Even after you get delisted, your nam...
10:16, 08/19/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL price and release date To no one’s surprise, Google just announced its latest Pixel smartphones: the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. While the leaks weren’t as extensive as those that predated the release of the original Pixel 3 and 3 XL, there were still plenty to go around and not m...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Android Q: All the new features and functionalities announced at Google I/O '19 Android Q has been sort official for nearly two months now, arriving as a developer beta in mid-March. Although this initial release revealed many of the features that will be the cornerstone of Android Q, the gist of interesting novelties will be re...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed a...
07:32, 08/17/2019

Google Assistant will soon be able to find your lost keys You're late for work, barely slept, and now you can't find your keys – it's a nightmare most of us face from time to time, but Tile's tracking technology has made the morning routine easier for even the most forgetful among...
02:00, 09/09/2019

How to Quickly Switch Between Multiple Google Accounts I have three Google accounts: one for personal use, one from my college alumni association, and one for work. Switching from one to the other usually requires a few mouse clicks or taps on my device—right on the big ol’ image of me in any Google serv...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Google Assistant will help you find Tile trackers You don't want to lose an item tagged with a Tile Bluetooth tracker, but you'll at least have an easier time finding it in the near future. Tile is planning Google Assistant support that will let you directly ring your tracker from any devi...
18:16, 09/07/2019

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Researchers from Google investigating the scope and impact of the Spectre attack have published a paper asserting that Spectre-like vulnerabilities are likely to be a continued feature of processors an...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit advertising for treatments that lack biomedical or scient...
19:48, 09/06/2019