Tag: Google

Google Lens Gets Upgraded with Real-Time Identification, Text Selection

At I/O 2018, Google debuted a suite of upgrades for its Google Lens identification service that would eventually make their way to all users. Now, it appears they’re beginning to roll out. As reported by […]

Google Photos Now Lets You Favorite Your Pictures

Google is rolling out an update to its Photos app that lets you favorite pictures in your library. This allows you to save certain photos to a dedicated favorites album for later viewing. You’ll be […]

Google’s New YouTube ‘Music’ and ‘Premium’ Subscriptions Replace YouTube Red

Google has announced two new premium subscription tiers for YouTube called YouTube Music and YouTube Premium. The new tiers will replace the company’s existing YouTube Red subscription and offer more options for those who use […]

Google Pixel Buds Get New Gestures, Including Triple-Tap to Shut Down

Google has begun rolling out new updates to its wireless headphones known as Pixel Buds. The updates include new gestures to perform actions, including one that probably should’ve been there in the first place, and […]

You Can Now Use Google’s ARCore on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Back when Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus earlier this year, buyers couldn’t load up augmented reality experiences due to lack of support for Google’s ARCore. It wasn’t clear why the phones weren’t […]

Google is Making its Cloud Storage Offerings Simpler

Google today announced it’s making the cloud storage services it offers a lot simpler by placing them under one name: Google One. This isn’t a sort of rebranding of Drive or anything, but it should […]

Google Might Unveil its Own Smartwatch with the Pixel 3 This Year

As has been the case for a number of years, Google is expected to host a hardware event later this year where they’ll unveil new consumer devices. Of the new devices, we’re expecting to see […]

Google Home Max is Getting an Update That Will Significantly Reduce Audio Latency

For users of Google’s $400 Google Home Max smart speaker, you may notice a slight issue with the audio jack on the back. When you plug a 3.5mm audio source into the speaker, there’s a […]

Google Drive is Getting a Redesign, Rolling Out Now

Following the major redesign of Gmail, Google has announced it’s rolling out a fresh look for its cloud storage solution, Google Drive. The service’s new look will mimic the new Gmail to an extent with […]

Google’s Chrome OS to Get Linux App Support

At its I/O 2018 developers conference this week, Google announced a big new addition to its lightweight Chrome OS operating system: the ability to install and run apps built for Linux. This means that developers […]

Google’s ARCore Now Supports Shared Experiences on Android and iOS

At I/O 2018, Google is announcing some new updates for its ARCore augmented reality platform, one of which is shared experiences. By using a new capability called Cloud Anchors, Google is able to allow more […]

Google is Giving Developers a Free 4K HDR Android TV Dongle

Google is always extremely friendly to developers, and the company’s latest move proves that. At I/O 2018, the company handed out free 4K HDR Android TV-powered dongles to developers to test their apps on. The […]

You Can Now Load Your Boarding Passes and Tickets into Google Pay

Google has announced at I/O 2018 its updating its Google Pay mobile payments app with support for storing your boarding passes and tickets. This comes after the app added support for public transit back in […]

Google Maps Gets Redesigned with New ‘For You’ Tab, Personal Recommendations, AR Navigation

Google gave its Maps app a big redesign today at I/O 2018 and introduced a suite of new features that will roll out to both iOS and Android users this summer. For starters, there’s a […]

Google’s Android P Gets New Navigation Gestures, Digital Wellbeing, and Slices in First Public Beta

Google formally unveiled Android P today on stage at I/O 2018. While¬†the company did seed everyone with a preview of the software earlier this year, nothing was really known about the beta and what it […]

Google Lens is Coming to the Camera App on Smartphones w/ New Features

Google today announced at I/O 2018 that its object identification tool, Google Lens, will be coming to the camera app on certain smartphones. Of course, it’ll be available on the Pixel, but it’s also making […]

Google News Gets a Dedicated App with Tailored Feed, Full Coverage, More

Google is making an effort to change the way we consume news. Today during its I/O 2018 keynote, the company unveiled an all-new Google News app that will begin rolling out to iOS and Android […]

Google is Redesigning Assistant on Smartphones

Unveiled today on stage at I/O 2018, Google announced it will soon give the Google Assistant a redesigned interface on smartphones. The new UI will give users more information to glance at during their day […]

First Wave of Google Assistant-Powered Smart Displays Are Coming in July

Google confirmed today during its I/O 2018 keynote that the initial wave of Smart Displays powered by the Google Assistant will arrive in July. We first heard of the displays back at CES 2018 with […]

Google Assistant Gets a Bunch of New Features at I/O 2018

Google today announced a bunch of new features for the Google Assistant at its I/O 2018 developers conference. The features will roll out over time, but if history is of any indication, it could be […]