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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 k...

If You Own a Pixel, You Could Get up to $500 From Google

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Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL teased to launch next week with Night Sight support Rumors of an affordable Pixel 3 model have been floating around for quite a while. Now, a teaser image posted on Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has all but confirmed the impeding reveal of the Pixel 3a and a possible XL model.The image has the tagl...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Pixel 3a vs. Pixel 3: Great camera for the price makes Google's $399 phone the better buy Google's Pixel 3a smartphones costs way ess than the Pixel 3. Yet you still get many of the same features, right down to the superior camera.        ...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Units Hit by Random Shutdown Issue: Reports As per multiple user reports, some Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL units are experiencing random shutdowns while sitting idle, and it is unclear why....
10:52, 05/21/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't eligible to receive Android Q beta releases until next month As we pointed out the other day, the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both launched with an older version of the Android security patch pre-installed. Instead of the May 5th patch, which is found on all of the high-end Pixel models, the new mid-ranger...
09:39, 05/12/2019

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL rumor review: Design, specs, camera, price and release date Google Pixel 4 mock-up based on leaked informationWe're well into 2019, and the fourth generation of Pixel phones is knocking at the door. There might be a few months until Google's upcoming flagships hit the shelves, but the first wave of rumors abo...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Google Pixel 3 is a sales disappointment, sells less than the Pixel 2 The Pixel 3 XL. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Alphabet, Google's parent company, had its earnings call yesterday, and, while these calls are primar...
15:52, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Now on Sale in India via Flipkart Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones are now sale in India via Flipkart. Google Pixel 3a price in India as set at Rs. 39,999, whereas the Pixel 3a XL will be offered at Rs. 44,999....
00:13, 05/15/2019

Pixel 3a vs Pixel 3a XL: what’s the difference between Google’s new affordable phones? The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are high-end phones with cutting-edge features – but this means they’ve also got high price tags, a problem Google has tried to solve by releasing the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. The newer Pixel 3a h...
18:52, 05/09/2019

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a lineups could be coming to Sprint The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XLLike the Google Pixel and Pixel 2 devices that precede them, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are currently available as Verizon exclusives. Recently, however, a report claimed T-Mobile was gearing up to sell the dev...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL starting at Rs 39,999 to go on sale from May 15 in India Google has launched two new Pixel phones on the first day of Google I/O 2019. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are both mid-range smartphones that essentially bring down many features from their elder siblings. While the new phones skip on some of the fe...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Deal: Buy the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL and receive $100 Google Fi credit The Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are already available to purchase, despite being formally announced just hours ago. And as is customary with phone launches, there are already some neat offers that hope to capture the attention of consumers.If you...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google unveils the lower-cost Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Google's worst-kept secret in a long time is now official: meet the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. As expected, both phones are mid-tier devices aimed at people who want the Pixel line's photographic chops (not to mention a 'pure' take...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Amazon starts selling the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL If you didn't buy Google's latest mid-range smartphones, the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL, you might want to know that another US retailer has now started to sell them. Amazon and Google have come to terms and decided to bury the hatchet about a month ago...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now finally official: here's all you need to know Google has just officially lifted the cover off its first truly affordable Pixel phones that promise to bring an incredible camera and years of software support: welcome the Google Pixel 3a and its larger sibling, the Pixel 3a XL.While the new Pixel ...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google's Pixel 3a isn't just cheaper, but also easier to fix than the Pixel 3 Google's newest phones just launched this week, and they dramatically undercut the prices of other flagships on our best phones list, including Google's own Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There are some trade-offs in getting the new Pixel 3a down ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Google Pixel 3A hands-on: The only Pixel phone to buy The Pixel 3A XL. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google finally took the wraps off the Pixel 3A at Google I/O this week. It's a cheaper, plastic versi...
08:00, 05/09/2019

The best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals in May 2019 The Google Pixel 2, the 2017 apple of the search giant's smartphone eye, is almost at an end. The Pixel 2 may soon be dead, but long live the Pixel - the Google Pixel 3 has been here for a little while now and has replaced it entirely.If you&apo...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Review Google Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL are affordable compared to the Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL, but does the lower pricing result in a lot of compromises?...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Google unveils the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL At its annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google unveiled the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, which complement the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

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...
22:39, 05/07/2019

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...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
08:39, 05/08/2019

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 ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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...
09:39, 05/03/2019

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....
13:26, 05/09/2019

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...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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’...
12:00, 05/16/2019

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...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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...
20:13, 05/02/2019

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...
15:26, 05/15/2019

What to expect from Google I/O 2019: Android Q, Pixel 3a/3a XL, more Google I/O 2019, the annual developer-centric summit for all things Android and Google, is just a few days' away. The event will kick off on May 7 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. As usual, the main stars of the show will b...
20:00, 05/03/2019

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....
04:52, 05/08/2019

Google launches cheaper Pixel 3a smartphones Model has top-spec camera and software but costs more than £300 less than flagship Pixel 3Google is looking to buck the £1,000-plus smartphone trend by launching a cheaper Pixel 3a smartphone that still offers its top-spec camera and software.Announc...
23:26, 05/07/2019

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...
23:39, 05/17/2019

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...
02:39, 05/08/2019

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...
17:39, 05/20/2019

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...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Did Google just show us a Pixel 4 prototype at I/O 2019? Google’s I/O 2019 keynote brought us several major announcements from the company, most of which focused on exciting innovations on the software front. Google Assistant was one of the show’s highlights as Google found a way to reduce the size of the ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Google's Pixel 3a and 3a XL are pre-installed with unusually old software On paper, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are two very promising smartphones with a flagship-grade rear camera in tow, respectable overall specifications, and above all, extremely reasonable price points. But software might actually be Google's main selling p...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Our readers tell us what’s wrong with the Google Pixel Slate Though he's well-known around the Engadget office for being a Chromebook enthusiast, deputy managing editor Nathan Ingraham found little to recommend about Google's Pixel Slate. It would appear, given the responses from our user reviews pag...
02:13, 05/11/2019

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
09:39, 05/14/2019

Get the Google Pixel 3a for $399 and receive a $100 gift card at Best Buy Best Buy is offering a discount and a free $100 gift card with Google's newest and most affordable phone - the Google Pixel 3a. You'll receive a free $100 Best Buy gift card with your purchase of a Google Pixel 3a or 3aXL unlocked or with a...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Google's Pixel 3a Has Basically Leaked in Its Entirety The anticipation leading up to a product’s launch can be a magical time for gadget nerds. But with Google’s Pixel 3a, the company might as well just flash a giant screen reading “We Know You Already Know” at its I/O conference on Tuesday. Read more.....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Google Pixel 3a XL review: Greater than the sum of its parts From the moment Google's Pixel 3 and 3 XL went on sale, us reviewers were largely in agreement: The phones' software was far more impressive than the hardware. Fair enough; Google is still pretty new at this "making its own devices" thing.....
21:13, 05/07/2019

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...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Google just told us why the Pixel 3a has a headphone jack, and it’s exactly what you think Google’s newest Pixel phone is a mid-range device that delivers great features for its price. But make no mistake, this isn’t a real alternative to some of the best 2018 and 2019 flagships out there, iPhones included. By the way, don&rsqu...
14:52, 05/14/2019

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. ...
23:13, 05/24/2019

Google Pixel 3a XL unboxing & hands-on: A new benchmark Google’s back to making smartphones that will be even more affordable to the masses, thanks to the introduction of its brand-new Pixel 3a line that was announced last week during Google I/O. Starting at $399 for the smaller, more hand-friendly sized ...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Spec sheets for the Google Pixel 3a leak On the eve of Google I/O and the expected unveiling of the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, tipster Roland Quandt tweeted three leaked and translated pages of Google Pixel 3a specs. While Quandt doesn't say where the pages came from, there aren't man...
02:39, 05/07/2019

Google Pixel 3a XL spotted at Best Buy ahead of launch Google's Pixel 3a XL has been spotted at a Springfield, Ohio Best Buy, removing any remaining mystery about what the search giant is about to announce. The handset was seen in its packaging by an Android Police tipster in plain view (but under g...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone Google’s Pixel smartphone just got a whole lot cheaper. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled affordable versions of its flagship smartphone that clock in at half the price of its current models — and less than half the price of the cheapest flagship ...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a, 3a XL rumor roundup: All you need to know about the upcoming mid-rangers We've been kind of expecting a slew of mid-range Pixels to make an appearance for a while now, as a device dubbed the "Pixel 3 Lite" got leaked out in Russia a couple of months ago. The rumor mill got relatively cold for the subsequent few months, bu...
17:26, 05/02/2019

The Pixel 3a series isn't a one-off; Google has plans for more affordable phones The Pixel 3a series represents Google’s first attempt at producing non-flagship smartphones and, although device sales have only just commenced, the internet giant does already feel pretty confident about its future in the segment. Google is committe...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google takes a shot at the iPhone’s camera in new Pixel 3a ads Late last year, Google introduced a new camera feature called Night Sight that allows users to take surprisingly clear and detailed shots in otherwise poorly lit environments. What Night Sight is able to do is nothing short of magical and easily outc...
01:26, 05/14/2019

This exclusive Google Pixel 3 deal is as cheap as the new 3a - just £20 a month Just as we finally started to accept the new shockingly high prices of Google Pixel 3 deals, they've now come crashing down in drastic fashion, knocking hundreds off the overall cost of contracts. But of all the cut prices, none can even come to...
14:52, 05/24/2019

How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later) Better privacy and accessibility, improved Digital Wellbeing, and Dark Mode – these are just some of the new features coming with Android Q later this year. And if you're like us, you're probably eager to try them out. Alas, it will take a few more m...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a features leak in exquisite detail If Google wanted to preserve what few secrets were left about its Pixel 3a phones, it's probably out of luck. Droid Life has obtained images and extensive feature lists for both the 5.6-inch Pixel 3a and its 6-inch 3a XL counterpart, including ...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Google Fi brings back $200 Pixel 3 and 3 XL discounts with activation If your preferred Android flavor is vanilla, you have more options than ever in terms of new smartphones. While the freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL are noticeably inferior to the slightly older Pixel 3 and 3 XL as far as processing power and buil...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Google Pixel 3a: 7 missing features that you would get on more expensive phones The Google Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL are truly a new kind of a budget phone: while others have been making affordable phones that look good, but lack substance, Google did the exact opposite with its new 3a series as they promise smooth performanc...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 2 XL is just $10 a month at Verizon with new line or upgrade Verizon currently has a deal for those who hate sales that require a trade-in. Add a new line or use an upgrade, and Verizon will sell you the 64GB Google Pixel 2 XL for just 24 monthly payments of $10. To get to that price, the carrier will give you...
17:13, 05/04/2019

Check out all of the videos Google released today for the Pixel 3a As expected, Google introduced its mid-range Pixel line today. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are being marketed as a way for consumers to get the great Pixel photography experience at a lower price. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are $399 and $479, resp...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google officially unveils its brand new Pixel 3a lineup Google, in stark contrast to Apple, isn’t typically obsessed about keeping new technologies it has been working on under wraps. That being the case, much of what we can expect from the company’s annual I/O developer conference has already...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Google will pay owners of faulty original Pixel phones up to $500 A group of OG Pixel and Pixel XL owners filed a lawsuit against Google back in 2018 accusing the company of knowingly selling devices with faulty microphones. Now, the tech giant has agreed to settle the class-action complaint and will pay those cust...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Google confirms it's experimenting with a foldable Pixel phone Google has been part of the foldable phone conversation ever since it announced support for Android on bendy devices, but now is the first time we've heard confirmation it's experimenting with the tech for its own Pixel devices.It comes fro...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Snap selfies with Pikachu in Google Pixel's AR Playground You don't have to wait until May 10th to see Pikachu come to life in new ways. Ahead of the long-awaited Pokémon movie, Google released Detective Pikachu, Charizard, Jigglypuff and Mr. Mime as Playmojis for the Pixel's Playground mod...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 3a is a budget flagship at midrange prices The long-rumored Google Pixel 3a and Google Pixel 3a XL have been announced at Google IO 2019, and officially on sale – for far less than their full-priced, more powerful siblings. The Google Pixel 3a costs $399, while they haven't r...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promoting this feature on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL b...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Best Buy already has a great deal on Google’s brand new Pixel 3a phones For the first time, Google yesterday used its annual I/O developer event to introduce new smartphone hardware in the form of the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. The names don’t exactly roll off the tongue but the devices themselves are quite comp...
22:39, 05/08/2019

The Pixel 3a series was developed primarily by Google's HTC team The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are two rather important devices. For the US smartphone market, they represent the first attempt at a decent mid-range device in quite some time. For Google’s hardware business, on the other hand, they mark the beginning ...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Next-generation Google Assistant to be up to 10x faster, exclusive to Pixel 4 Today at Google's I/O developer conference, the company was proud to share with the audience that earlier this year, it had achieved a major technological breakthrough that's going to allow it to improve its popular Google Assistant in a dramatic way...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL users are reporting random shutdowns Thanks to its terrific camera and mid-range price point, Google's new Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones have been fairly well-received by the public, however, that hasn't been the case for all users.According to numerous reports on Reddit, som...
05:39, 05/21/2019

Google launches $399 Pixel phone, more U.S. carriers will sell it Alphabet Inc's Google launched more affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone on Tuesday at about half the price of its current models, and dropped an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Verizon Communications Inc, signaling a major shift in the ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

Google IO 2019 liveblog: everything from the expected Pixel 3a launch Today's the day for Google IO 2019, with the event kicking off at 11AM PDT / 1PM EDT / 6PM BST - and our Google IO liveblog is your source for real-time keynote updates concerning the annual developers conference – straight from Mountain ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Google once again goes back to 2009, this time to promote the Pixel 3a Knocking the Apple iPhone in an advertisement for lacking a feature found on an Android handset dates back to 2009. Those of you old enough to remember (including yours truly) might recall Motorola's DROID Does television commercials. These spots act...
22:39, 05/11/2019

Pick Up the Google Pixel 3a XL for $479 from Amazon and Get a $100 Gift Card, Right Now Debating whether or not to pick up a Pixel 3a XL? Amazon’s making the choice a little easier by adding a $100 gift card. Gizmodo says that with the Pixel 3a, “Google made the best value phone on the market.”...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Expect new Pixel phones, Android Q, and more at Google I/O next week Ahead of the 2019 edition of its annual I/O developer conference that’s right around the corner, Google offered a bit of a tease for the event during its most recent earnings call, hinting that we’re in store for a number of hardware anno...
22:26, 05/02/2019

The $400 Google Pixel 3a Completely Redefines Great Bang for Your Buck Last year, the Pixel 3 proved that it’s possible to use software to create a thoughtful phone that’s just as powerful, and sometimes easier to use than competitors crammed full of the latest high-end components. But for a phone that started at $800, ...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the "next-generation" Assis...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Meet the Google Pixel 3a: A midrange phone with a flagship camera for $399 The Pixel 3a. It looks just like a Pixel. [credit: Google ] MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—It's Google I/O keynote day, and as part of the slate of ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Google may take a page from Apple’s playbook when designing new Pixel devices When Apple began developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs famously pitted two distinct hardware and software teams against each other in an effort to ascertain an optimal design. While Tony Fadell was busy working on an iPod-inspired design, Scott Forstall ...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Google launches its cheaper Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones with flagship cameras Google today launched its much-awaited mid-range Pixel phones – the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL – at its developer conference Google IO. The Pixel 3a is priced at $399 / Rs 39,999 and the Pixel 3a XL is priced at $479 / Rs 44,999. The devices are pr...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Google has a catchy new slogan for its latest Pixel 3a-iPhone XS comparison ad We've seen Google compare Night Sight on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a to the "Phone X" which is actually the Apple iPhone XS. And three days ago, Google pointed out how the Pixel 3a offers its cool AR navigation for pedestrians on Google Maps while on th...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature phone features: its customizable cases. The 9to5Google crew has discovered that Google axed the pers...
10:13, 05/20/2019

New Google Pixel 4 leak suggests massive change is coming The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are still around four months away, but today YouTuber Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech has shared some new information about the flagship series that suggests a massive change could be on the way.The Google Pixel 4 c...
19:39, 05/15/2019

Google Pixel 3 performance issues could be caused by Digital Wellbeing Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. The third generation of Pixel phones, however, has received mixed responses in this regard, with many people complaining of inconsistent perfor...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Google is offering massive Pixel 3a and 3a XL discounts with new and old iPhone trade-ins It's been hard to keep up with the avalanche of killer deals on the Pixel 3a and 3a XL in the immediate aftermath of Google's big announcement earlier this week, but apart from Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, T-Mobile, and Verizon, the search giant itself...
11:52, 05/09/2019

If court agrees, owners of defective Pixel units will get up to $500 from Google While it still needs court approval to be final, it appears that Google and owners of the original Pixel handset have settled a class action lawsuit. Under the terms of the settlement, as posted by The Verge, Google will pay out $7.25 million or up t...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Does the Pixel 3a spell trouble for future Google flagship phones? One of the key questions to come from the launch of the Google Pixel 3a launch is what this means for the search giant's phone strategy going forward - and a strong hint suggests that it's going to stay confusing for at least a year.Speakin...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Get a £40 voucher when you order a Google Pixel 3a deal from Carphone Warehouse Compacting Google's beloved camera software into a cheaper package, the newest additions to the family - the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL - are bringing affordable price tags to Google's range of phones. But as if this cheap price tag was...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Google Pixel 3a deals are here: get a free Acer Chromebook when you order Competing with Huawei's recently released P30 Lite deals, Google has dropped a brand new device to dominate the affordable phone market. Welcome Google Pixel 3a deals, Google's award winning camera quality at a lower price.Dropping the cost...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a spotted in purple-ish color ahead of May 7 launch Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are going to be announced on May 7 but the retail box along with some information has been revealed, courtesy of a YouTube channel This is Tech Today . The leaked images show the packaging of the Pixel 3a and another i...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Google is working on a foldable Pixel but don't expect it to be released anytime soon While Google unveiled the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL today at Google I/O, and is working on the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, CNET says that the company is producing prototypes of foldable Pixel handsets. Mario Queiroz, the man in charge of the development o...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google's Next Generation Assistant Is 10 Times Faster, Coming to Pixel First Google showcased the next-generation Google Assistant, Assistant driving mode, Assistant support in Waze, a more personal Assistant, and more at Google I/O 2019. Additionally, Google also revealed......
06:26, 05/08/2019

Google is adding time-lapse mode to every Pixel camera Pixel phones are getting a new camera mode. Google announced today during its I/O developer conference that a time-lapse option will be coming to all Pixel smartphones. The feature is available out of the box on the new Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL, and...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a Visits Geekbench, Tipped to Pack Snapdragon 670 SoC The Pixel 3a aka Sargo has been spotted on Geekbench packing 4GB of RAM ticking alongside an octa-core Qualcomm chipset tipped to be the Snapdragon 670....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that are intended to curb a user’s bad habits.Google’s Digital Wellbeing service is one such...
05:39, 05/13/2019

The original Google Pixel XL can still be a smart purchase at a crazy low $200 price (brand-new) We're only a few hours away from the formal announcement of Google's first mid-range phones in several years, but if you're concerned the Pixel 3a and 3a XL might be priced a bit on the steep side... you're probably right. Of course, Android purists ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Don’t expect a foldable Pixel 4 this year, although Google is prototyping the new screen tech From the moment Google stepped on stage at Samsung’s developer event in early November to talk about the work it’s done alongside Samsung on adapting Android for foldable screens it was clear: Google was working on foldable smartphones on...
13:26, 05/08/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions arrive on Pixel devices today After first showing off augmented reality directions last year, Google is finally starting to roll out the feature for Google Maps. Starting today, Pixel device owners will be able to voice walking directions in AR, with arrows appearing in real worl...
21:13, 05/07/2019

New Google Maps feature demoed last year rolls out to Pixel phones Owners of Pixel phones rejoice, as Google has just announced an important new feature that's been in testing for about a year, AR navigation is now rolling out to these specific devices. Earlier this week at Google I/O, the Mountain View company conf...
11:52, 05/09/2019

Spec sheets for the Google Pixel 3a leak (Update: new renders for both models too!) On the eve of Google I/O and the expected unveiling of the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, tipster Roland Quandt tweeted three leaked and translated pages of Google Pixel 3a specs. While Quandt doesn't say where the pages came from, there aren't man...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Full spec sheet for Google’s upcoming Pixel 3a smartphone just leaked With the smartphone market arguably saturated with premium devices that are practically indistinguishable, handset makers are now making a concerted effort to roll out thoughtfully designed smartphones at far more affordable price points. We saw it r...
22:52, 05/06/2019

Fresh leak shows an exciting new design for Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 XL Google just announced two new Pixel phones at I/O 2019. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both leaked extensively ahead of their unveiling last week, so nothing Google showed off during its keynote presentation came as a surprise. Of course, that doesn&rs...
17:39, 05/14/2019

Google Assistant is getting 10 times faster, coming to Pixel phones ‘later this year’ Google Assistant is getting new personalized features and the ability to operate 10 times faster, company executives announced today at I/O.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google's regular Pixel 3 and 3 XL are on sale at a cool $300 discount with installment plans As great a value the mid-range Pixel 3a and 3a XL are offering for folks on tight budgets (with or without trade-ins, monthly installments, or upfront carrier activation), it's pretty obvious the higher-end Pixel 3 and 3 XL still have their fair shar...
19:39, 05/15/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display which make it look slightly dated, while the latter switches the upper bezel for a meme-worthy notch that...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Google's Pixel 3a's specs, price, features have near-perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google's Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel Watch release date, price, news and leaks Wear OS may soon be shown off in its full capacity with the release of the long rumored Google Pixel Watch.Previously some had expected Google to make its own smartwatch to show off everything Wear OS can do, in a similar way to the latest Android so...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a specs, price, and features have near-perfect timing given 4G to 5G transition Google Pixel 3a doesn't have everything, but it does have some real value packed into a $399 starting price. Look for value smartphones to gain traction, especially as tech buyers play wait-and-see with 5G....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Google Pixel 3a promo images leak alongside pricing, specs, features In just six days’ time, Google’s hardware team will take to the stage at Google I/O to announce the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. These two devices are expected to represent Google’s first attempt at mid-range smartphones and now, thanks to tipster Max J...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Google’s Pixel 3a arrives a day early with leaked renders and a full specs list Google IO is less than a day away, but that hasn't stopped an alleged full Google Pixel 3a specs sheet and some new renders from showing up online ahead of the big event, courtesy of WinFuture's Roland Quandt.Quandt took to Twitter to post ...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Best Buy has the entire Pixel 3 lineup on sale at big discounts with Google Home Mini included As irresistible as certain introductory deals on well-reviewed phones like the Pixel 3a and 3a XL may often seem, sometimes it's actually wise to resist them for a little while in anticipation of even bigger discounts. Enter Best Buy's latest round o...
17:13, 05/19/2019

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite s...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Pixel 3a flaunts the best OLED screen replacement prices, as Google learns from repair delays Google made Pixel and Pixel XL screen replacements rather straightforward for customers by partnering up with uBreakiFix, a chain of over 250 locations across the United States and Canada, and has been using their services ever since. Owners of Pixel...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Google Sold Fewer Pixels at the Start of 2019 Than the Year Before, Despite Launch of Pixel 3 Line Google doesn’t sound like it’s had a great time trying to sell consumers on its Pixel line of phones lately, in part because there’s too much competition for high-end devices—at least according to remarks made during an earnings call with Ruth Porat,...
07:52, 04/30/2019

The affordable Pixel 3a phones are much easier to repair than the pricier Pixel 3 series The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL break the unwritten rules of affordable phones: rather than having a mediocre camera like all others, the new budget Pixels come with the same flagship-grade camera of the Pixel 3 series. But there is more to a phone tha...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Disabling this one Android feature increases the speed of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a phones Created to address fears about smartphone addiction, Google's Digital Wellbeing feature tracks how long a Pixel owner uses his phone and individual apps each day. A timer can be set for each app, limiting the amount of time that it can be used in a d...
23:52, 05/12/2019

Camera feature found on Pixel 3a is rolling out now to all Pixel phones A feature found on the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL camera is now rolling out to the remainder of the Pixel family through a software update. All Pixel models, including the 2016 OG models, will soon be able to take time-lapse video recordings. Th...
00:00, 05/09/2019

The Pixel 3a has a headphone jack to offer 'flexibility', but don't get your hopes up for the Pixel 4 Jack is back, but maybe not for goodThe freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL have a long list of things (both good and bad) in common with Google's higher-end Pixel 3 and 3 XL devices, but somewhat surprisingly (at least if you didn't pay attention to...
21:26, 05/13/2019

iFixit peeks inside the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL to see what's missing Now that Google has come back to the midrange phone market, the folks at iFixit have peered inside the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL to see what you do (or don't) get for your money. Just like their more expensive Pixel 3 counterparts, both of these ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Launch in India Teased for May 8 by Flipkart Flipkart has started teasing the arrival of Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL on its platform. A teaser webpage setup by the e-retailer promises to reveal more details on May 8....
14:52, 05/01/2019

People are already finding manufacturing defects on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL The Pixel 3a that was released a couple weeks ago is one of the hottest Android phones in town. It’s a Pixel phone priced at $399 that delivers Google’s advanced camera tech that’s available on the more expensive phones — at l...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Popular AI camera feature on Pixel 3 will definitely not be coming to the Pixel 2 Google has been able to give Pixel 2 and OG Pixel users features like Night Sight and Playground. However, one camera based feature found on the Pixel 3 that won't be a hand me down for the older Pixel models is Top Shot. With this feature, the camer...
06:39, 05/03/2019

The Pixel 3a vs. the Pixel 3 and Pixel 2: What's changed? It's only May but we're already getting new a Pixel phone, just in time for Google I/O. But this release isn't a full-fledged Pixel 4, which we'll probably see this October. Instead, it's the 3a, a slightly stepped down versi...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Would you rather buy a Pixel 3a or a refurbished Pixel 3? Google announced its new pair of phones yesterday — the long rumored Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Slightly downgraded versions of the main Pixel 3 line, they come with the same awesome cameras at a starting price, which will absolutely disrupt the midra...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Pixel 3a vs Pixel 3: these are all the differences So... here you are, wondering which one should you get: the affordable new Pixel 3a with its great camera and clean software, or the more expensive Pixel 3 that has the same camera, but is a bit faster and has extras like water-proofing and wireless ...
02:39, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
21:52, 05/21/2019

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...
02:26, 05/09/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

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...
01:13, 05/08/2019

Best Buy seems to think the Pixel 3a XL should already be on sale Google will unveil the Pixel 3a series next week at its I/O 2019 event. The company teased the new Pixel hardware announcement a couple of times, just as we witnessed an increasing number of leaks making their way online. Well, Pixel 3a leaks have be...
15:00, 05/03/2019

The Google Home and Google Home Mini get a temporary price cut at Walmart Walmart has slashed the price on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $99. That's a $30 discount and the best price we've found for the smart speaker.The Google Home...
20:26, 05/01/2019

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...
22:39, 05/20/2019

This is easily the best Pixel 3a rumor so far Google will unveil the Pixel 3a series next week, that’s no longer a secret to anyone following Android rumors. The phones haven’t exactly been a secret, as we’ve seen a full review of the Pixel 3a months ago. Since then we saw an i...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Where to Find the Best Deals on the New Pixel 3a and 3a XL In the past, Pixel phones weren’t always the easiest to procure, especially at launch due to limited retailer support and notoriously short pre-order supplies. The newly announced Pixel 3a and 3a XL, however, are available from just about every major...
23:39, 05/08/2019

The Pixel 3a XL was just accidentally put on sale Google hasn't confirmed the existence of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones, although we've been hearing quite a bit about them, but the most convincing evidence of them so far has just been spotted – in the form of actual phys...
12:26, 05/03/2019

This Pixel 3a/XL $100 deal is expiring soon on Best Buy and Amazon The Pixel 3a at $399 and the 3a XL at $479 shoot many birds with one stone even without the $100 card deal that Google is running in partnership with retailers like Best Buy or B&H. In an increasingly image-centric world, they offer cameras on par or...
21:26, 05/17/2019

The Pixel 3a XL vs. the competition: Surprisingly capable It used to be that if you wanted flagship level-specs and a large screen at a lower price, your only option was a OnePlus phone like the 6T. But now you have another option: Today Google announced the Pixel 3a XL. It makes some sacrifices in processi...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Some Pixel 3a phones are randomly shutting down It hasn't even been two full weeks since Google's 3a and 3a XL were released to the public and some users are already reporting phone-breaking bugs. According to users on a number of forums like Reddit and Google support pages, the new hand...
21:13, 05/20/2019

What could be Apple and Samsung’s answer to the Pixel 3a? Google’s long-anticipated and much-leaked Pixel 3a is finally here with a unique twist on mid-range phones. While smartphones in the $400-500 price range (usually coming from Chinese manufacturers) brag with hardware specs and multiple cameras, Googl...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
21:26, 05/17/2019

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...
09:39, 05/12/2019

Nice to meet you, Pixel 3a, even if you were the most leaked phone ever We asked you last week if you still felt excitement when the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones were announced in the flesh, or whether all the leaks building up to them somewhat took it away despite the excellent value-for-money ratio. Just 17% of our...
14:13, 05/13/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Pixel 3a and OnePlus 7 are both cheap new Android phones, but one is way better than the other Google unveiled the Pixel 3a series last week during it’s opening I/O 2019 keynote, a phone that had been fully detailed in rumors in leaks for months. Exactly a week later, OnePlus hosted its own press conference to launch the phones all knew ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Pixel 4 leak points to an even better design than the Galaxy S10 Google unveiled the Pixel 3a last week, a phone that was the best mid-range Android smartphone for exactly one week. Then the OnePlus 7 rolled along, which is a flagship phone with a price that screams mid-range. But Google is working on a new Pixel ...
07:39, 05/16/2019

These impossibly sleek Pixel 4 renders look so much better than the iPhone 11 The Pixel smartphone series began its life as a shameful iPhone copycat. This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise since the original Pixel and Pixel XL phones were designed by Google in partnership with HTC. Once a market leader, HTC had alrea...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
06:39, 05/03/2019

T-Mobile's 'free' Pixel 3a deal can't beat Best Buy's, but it's the only one you get there The newest members of the Pixel phone family are barely out of the gate, yet there are already good deals and discounts to be had. While the Pixel 3a/XL deal that T-Mobile offers is not as good as what Best Buy can give you, the animosity between the...
18:00, 05/08/2019

The Pixel 3a is a completely new kind of a budget Android phone Just like that, the Google Pixel 3a is here and it has changed affordable Android phones in one fell swoop.And I don't mean this lightly: the Pixel 3a is a monumental change and it could become the one phone you can safely recommend to everyone this ...
02:39, 05/08/2019

SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card is finally here, and it costs more than a Pixel 3a Announced back at MWC 2019, SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card is finally available for purchase, in case you’ve been looking for the largest capacity microSD card there is to add to your smartphone or other compatible devices (Nintendo Switch an...
13:52, 05/16/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro, Pixel 3a, Nokia 4.2, and More Tech News This Week OnePlus released a number of new OnePlus 7 Pro teaser this week, Google I/O 2019 saw Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL announcements, and Xiaomi started teasing a launch of a new phone in India....
12:13, 05/12/2019

The Pixel 3a turned out the most leaked phone in history, was that a buzzkill for you? From the complete specs sheet to the final naming scheme, and even lengthy review videos, we've known all about the Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones many months before Google took the stage to introduce them this week.First, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite turned u...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Crooked Pixel 3a port alignment is next on the teething problems list A new phone from a company that is still fledgling in hardware like Google is bound to have some teething problems, and the Pixel 3a or 3a XL aren't immune from those. Many units are already in their owners' hands, and the first issues started gettin...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Verizon has BOGO deals on the iPhone, Pixel 3 and Galaxy S10 for Mother's Day A Week from this Sunday, May 12th, will be Mother's Day. And Verizon has some new BOGO deals directly related to the upcoming holiday. For example, buy a Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ or Galaxy Note 9 using the carrier's Device Payment...
09:52, 05/04/2019

10 best cheap phones: $400 (or much less) buys an iPhone, Pixel, or Galaxy alternative In the past, low-cost smartphones offered terrible performance, were never updated, and it was tough to recommend them. As flagship prices skyrocket, the low end is being lifted up and there are some excellent options, including a couple from Apple a...
23:13, 05/14/2019

America finally has an answer to Chinese phone prices, the Pixel 3a All major US carriers, with the notable exception of AT&T, sport a pretty pathetic by global standards phone roster to choose from. The midrange is especially hurt, as on Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint, it's usually last year's flagships from Samsung, A...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Android Q may have a life-saving feature exclusive to Pixel phones At Google I/O this year, the company behind Android revealed many new and exciting things coming to the next iteration of the world's most popular mobile OS. These include native support for foldable devices, system-wide Dark Mode, Smart Replies and ...
12:13, 05/13/2019

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01:00, 05/16/2019

You snooze, you lose: iPhone trade-in values plummet for Pixel 3a purchases For a couple of extremely well-reviewed phones that didn't seem to need special introductory offers and discounts to impress stock Android enthusiasts on tight budgets, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL sure got a lot of deals during their first couple of weeks...
12:13, 05/21/2019

No Gorilla Glass on the Pixel 3a. What is Asahi Dragontrail and will my phone scratch up easily? When Google announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, it really shattered expectations. We were getting rumors about light editions of the tech giant's latest flagships, but their price point was so aggressive, many predict they will truly shake up the...
21:26, 05/17/2019

User solves Pixel performance issues by disabling one of the latest Android features Google’s Pixel phones are supposed to be the peak of Android experience, featuring the latest and most innovative features the company has to offer. And while that is true in some areas, such as cameras, the overall package is far from perfect. Pixel...
17:00, 05/07/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
17:00, 05/07/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update for Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Switching to a Pixel 3a from any iPhone newer than the iPhone 6 is just silly Google last week unveiled the Pixel 3a series and launched a trade-in promo that would allow you to swap an older smartphone for either the Pixel 3a or the Pixel 3a XL. Google indicated it would be willing to pay you up to $610 for an iPhone XS Max t...
17:26, 05/13/2019

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....
20:13, 05/17/2019

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....
23:52, 05/07/2019

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...
04:13, 05/15/2019

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...
02:00, 05/22/2019

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...
19:52, 05/01/2019

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...
22:39, 05/07/2019

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...
22:52, 05/07/2019

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...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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...
19:39, 05/18/2019

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...
18:13, 05/02/2019

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...
02:00, 05/17/2019

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...
05:26, 05/08/2019

'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...
22:00, 05/15/2019

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...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Our Google I/O 2019 Liveblog Will Be 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...
16:52, 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....
17:26, 05/10/2019

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...
05:39, 05/21/2019

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...
19:52, 05/17/2019

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,...
08:39, 05/10/2019

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...
20:00, 05/05/2019

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....
19:39, 05/20/2019

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....
21:00, 05/01/2019

What's Really Going on With These Amazon and Google Gadget 'Experiments'? This glorious Monday comes with two interesting tidbits for gadget lovers. First off, Amazon reportedly hasn’t ruled out launching another smartphone despite the debacle of its first attempt, the Fire Phone. Second, a CNET interview with Google’s Pix...
19:52, 05/13/2019

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...
07:00, 05/08/2019

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...
11:26, 05/20/2019

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...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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...
07:39, 05/24/2019

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....
17:26, 05/13/2019

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...
20:26, 05/01/2019

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....
00:52, 05/23/2019

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"...
18:00, 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...
16:00, 05/08/2019

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 ...
01:13, 05/08/2019

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....
17:39, 05/01/2019

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...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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 ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

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...
23:39, 05/07/2019

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 ...
00:13, 05/09/2019

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...
22:52, 05/20/2019

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...
04:13, 05/15/2019

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...
21:39, 05/23/2019

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....
21:26, 05/21/2019

Google’s new AI can help you speak another language in your own voice Google Translate is one of the company’s most used products. It helps people translate one language to another through typing, taking pics of text, and using speech-to-text technology. Now, the company’s launching a new project called Translatotron, ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

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...
21:13, 05/23/2019

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...
12:00, 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...
17:39, 05/05/2019

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)        ...
15:52, 05/21/2019

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....
00:13, 05/04/2019

How to watch the Google I/O 2019 stream Google I/O 2019 runs between May 7 and May 9. Tune in to watch the event stream and livestream for the main keynote and the developer keynote.Read More...
14:39, 05/07/2019

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....
02:26, 04/30/2019

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...
00:26, 05/17/2019

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 ...
23:39, 05/10/2019

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...
18:52, 05/09/2019

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...
20:00, 05/09/2019

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...
10:39, 05/23/2019

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 ...
00:26, 05/11/2019

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'...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Google isn’t killing off Nest integrations just yet Google predictably strirred up a hornet’s nest when it announced at its annual developers conference that it would be shutting down the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31, 2019. This would have led to all existing Nest integrations not workin...
13:26, 05/17/2019

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...
06:26, 05/17/2019

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 ...
22:52, 05/21/2019

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...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 ...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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.....
21:13, 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...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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...
19:39, 05/18/2019

Google IO 2019's best exhibit wasn't even there We got an update on Google's plans for augmented reality (AR) during Google IO 2019, and it looks like a lot of fun and games – with some promising advancements for even casual Google product users.That includes folk who only use Google S...
05:13, 05/09/2019

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...
14:50, 04/28/2019

How to allow pop-ups in a Google Chrome browser, from all websites or specific ones only Pop-ups can be mostly terrible, but sometimes they're necessary, and that likely means you have to manually allow them to appear within your browser. Google Chrome's default is to block all pop-ups from appearing. You have the option to either allow ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

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...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Google’s Cassie Kozyrkov on why we shouldn’t fear AI At TNW2019, Google’s Chief Decision Scientist Cassie Kozyrkov took to the main stage to share her thoughts on humans’ responsibility behind creating and using AI tools. In a talk titled “Automating Beyond Human Expression,” Kozyrkov explained why she...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way they’re designed. With this in mind, Google is releasing 53 new emoji that work to be more gender in...
06:52, 05/10/2019

All the new Search features Google just announced at I/O 2019 Google’s annual developer conference got under way in earnest Tuesday in Mountain View, with Google I/O 2019 promising a slew of important news covering all aspects of the search giant’s business — everything from details about its ...
10:26, 05/08/2019

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...
21:13, 05/22/2019

Google's iPhone-like gestures will become mandatory in Android Q The iPhone X's gesture navigation systemAndroid’s classic 3-button navigation system has served users well since it was introduced with version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich way back in October of 2011. But with screen sizes ballooning, bezels shrinking, an...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete your location and web history Like Facebook, Google has been hounded by privacy advocates to improve its data collection policies, and has received particular criticism for indefinitely holding on to users’ geo-location information on its servers.In response, Google has be...
06:13, 05/02/2019

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......
19:00, 05/23/2019

Google's is shutting down its strange Jump VR platform Google has announced the demise of Jump – a peculiar VR platform that captured 360-degree footage using a rig of 16 GoPro cameras.Once the video had been recorded, it was stitched together using Google Cloud to make a seamless circle and fired...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Google announces Incognito mode for Maps At I/O 2019, Google announced an incognito mode for Google Maps. When it's enabled, places you search for and navigate to won't be linked to your account. Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Lyft hires ex-Google engineer to be its new head of AI Lyft announced today that it is hiring Tal Shaked, an engineer who previously worked at Google, to serve as its first-ever head of machine learning and artificial intelligence. According to the company, Shaked will largely be focusing on improving te...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Google IO 2019: date and keynote predictitons Google IO 2019 dates happen next week, and we expect some big announcements to come out of the event, which is traditionally a showcase for software features coming to Google platforms (as well as a hardware surprise or two).Google IO 2019 is again b...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Why Google believes machine learning is its future Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O Developers Conference on May 7, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) One of the most interesting demos at this week's Google I/O keynote featured a new version...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Nest, the company, died at Google I/O 2019 (credit: Ron Amadeo / Nest) MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Don't be distracted by the shiny new "Nest" smart display that was just announced: Nest died at Google I/O 2019. "Google Nest" is the new reality now, where Nest is no longer a standalone company bu...
05:39, 05/11/2019

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....
01:00, 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...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Google Faces Antitrust Probe in India India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet’s Google used its mobile operating system Android to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
10:13, 05/11/2019

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...
10:00, 05/18/2019

All Google Play Store ratings are about to be recalculated The Google Play Store has built up an extensive catalog of app reviews and ratings ever since it was launched under the Android Market name way back in 2008. These scores are currently treated equally regardless of how old or how new they are. But so...
00:00, 05/09/2019

How to Prevent Google from Saving Your Voice Recordings The unfortunate trade-off of a smart speaker is clear: for the convenience of having something to yell at that can tell you what the weather is, what the traffic is like, and whether your front door is unlocked or not (to name a few items), you have ...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Every new Google Assistant feature announced at I/O 2019 Google Assistant learned a lot this year at I/O, like Duplex for the web, personalization with facial recognition, and more answers to "how-to" questions.Read More...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Google Play to Get UPI Support for Payments in India Soon Google will soon be adding support for Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as a new payment method in Google Play for India. Google is including support for cash for top-up and in-app purchases as well....
11:13, 05/09/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
11:13, 05/09/2019

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 ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function BEIJING (AP) — Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. Google said Monday it is complying with ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

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...
02:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
13:39, 05/23/2019

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...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to step down from board Google parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former chairman and chief executive officer of the internet search giant, Eric Schmidt, will step down from its board at the end of his term in June....
23:13, 04/30/2019

AI Weekly: Google focused on privacy at I/O 2019 At I/O 2019, Google made an effort to bring privacy to the fore -- particularly in the area of artificial intelligence and machine learning.Read More...
05:39, 05/11/2019

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...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Google promises app developers more ad monetization options Google is going to let app developers bid on a target return on ad spend (tROAS), develop and manage their own creatives, and finally use Open Bidding.Read More...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sic...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swiping from the left or right edge will take you back a page. To switch apps, swipe up from the bottom,...
00:39, 05/09/2019

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...
23:26, 05/16/2019

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....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Google unveils new design for Android Auto Android Auto now supports more than 500 car models from 50 different brands, Google said Monday, unveiling new design features like a darker color palette that should improve visibility....
01:13, 05/07/2019

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.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

Google looks to take on Amazon by rebranding its Express storefront app Google Express allows both Android and iOS users to shop online from a large number of stores, and have that purchase shipped to them. First-time users get to take 20% (up to $20) off their bill using the checkout code MAYSAVE19. There have been some...
09:00, 05/05/2019

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...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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....
04:00, 05/22/2019

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...
21:13, 05/20/2019

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....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Google Cloud Platform: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers the history of Google Cloud Platform, the products and services GCP offers, and where it fits in the overall cloud market....
17:00, 04/28/2019

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...
00:39, 05/21/2019

'China's Google' Posts First Loss Since 2005 Baidu 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....
14:13, 05/17/2019

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 ...
03:13, 05/15/2019

Google Search adds AR and big Lens upgrades Google is going to start displaying search results in augmented reality, the company announced today at its I/O 2019 developers conference. "Sometimes what's most helpful in understanding the world," Google CEO Sundar Pichai said on stage, "is b...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Google unveils the Nest Hub Max smart display When we saw a leak of a device called the Google Nest Hub Max in March, we thought it was a little unusual. Why would a Google Hub device have the Nest branding on it? Now, we know why. At Google I/O, the company announced that it is finally folding....
21:13, 05/07/2019

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...
21:52, 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...
23:13, 05/15/2019

How to watch Google's opening I/O 2019 keynote at 1PM ET This year's Google I/O keynote promises to be a special one. For the first time in a long while, Google has confirmed there will be new hardware -- new Pixel phones are virtually certain, while a Nest smart display could also be in the cards. ...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Google may let users limit tracking in Chrome Google might not be done tightening privacy controls. Wall Street Journal contacts claim that the search firm is poised to launch a "dashboard-like" element in Chrome that would not only show more detail about tracking cookies, but give you options....
07:13, 05/07/2019

Google's Huawei Android restrictions: what does it mean for you? [Updated] The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – for both apps and timely security updates – not only casts doubt over the entire future of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s business, it als...
05:39, 05/21/2019

Google is testing a new Maps feature that has nothing to do with navigation Google Maps is without a doubt one of the best navigation apps out there and a must-have on mobile devices. Google keeps adding new features to Maps, making it even more useful than before. In the past few months, Google launched a bunch of Maps feat...
23:39, 05/03/2019

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....
23:13, 05/24/2019

Google's tweaks improve online listings Digital auto retailers are benefitting from changes in Google's search engine algorithms. The changes highlights how digital marketers have to keep pace in a world where the playing field can be adjusted at any time with little warning....
11:00, 05/04/2019

How to watch Google’s I/O 2019 developer conference Google‘s developer conference, Google I/O, is set to kick off today at 10 am PT / 4.30 pm CET / 10.30 pm IST. The company will expectedly announce new mid-range Pixel devices, Android Q, new Nest Hub Max smart display, and updates to Stadia gaming pl...
20:13, 05/07/2019

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....
13:52, 05/21/2019

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...
00:52, 05/22/2019

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. ...
19:39, 05/15/2019

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...
00:52, 05/22/2019

Google Chrome tips: Manage your tabs like a pro Got too many tabs open in Google Chrome? Yeah, you're not alone. Same here. Fortunately, the Google Chrome engineers know this too and have made tools available to help you wrangle tab overload....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, as the search engine expands its advertising real estate to boost revenue from mobile shoppers....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Watch Google's I/O 2019 keynote in 13 minutes To say that Google had a busy I/O keynote would be an understatement. There were new Pixel phones and a Nest smart display, but those were really just the start. Google also had an avalanche of AI and software updates, including a next-gen Assist......
05:26, 05/08/2019

UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online -- if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online services as part of a trial. Right now, it's primar...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Yes, Google is working on foldable phone prototypes too In interviews leading up to this week's Google I/O event, the head of Google's Pixel division faced questions about foldable devices. Talking to CNET, Mario Quieroz acknowledged "We're definitely prototyping the technology. We've ...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Here's all the important stuff Google announced at I/O 2019 A better, faster, stronger Google is in store for 2019. During its I/O developer conference on Tuesday, the company unveiled dozens of updates to every corner of the Google ecosystem; from search and Google Assistant to the next generation of Android...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge. Google wants to change that. At its I/O developer...
05:26, 05/08/2019

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...
21:00, 05/16/2019

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?...
13:26, 05/24/2019

Google promises better privacy, smarter AI tools Google has unveiled updates for its artificially intelligent voice assistant and new privacy tools to give people more control over how they're being tracked on the go or at home. The company also unveiled a new Pixel phone and smart home displa...
06:13, 05/08/2019

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...
12:13, 05/02/2019

PSA: You can now auto-delete your location and web history on Google It’s no secret that, unless you explicitly opt out, Google keeps an extensive record of your every activity on its digital real estate. From your location history to the searches you perform on Google and YouTube, the company goes to great lengths to...
10:39, 05/02/2019

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....
14:39, 05/20/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Google introduces How-to markup for voice app developers Google introduced How-to markup today to bring voice apps to more search results. A template for How-to with video is also being introduced.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google's problem with AI and ethics: Chips With Everything podcast After Google’s decision to scrap its new AI ethics council, Jordan Erica Webber revisits a Chips episode from last summer that looked at Google’s AI objectivesAt the end of March, Google launched a group to advise on ethical issues around artificial ...
08:52, 05/06/2019

Now you can order takeout food directly via Google Ordering takeout food for delivery is hardly a strenuous task, but Google has just found a way to make things even easier. Thanks to new partnerships with Doordash, Postmates and Delivery.com, it's now possible to arrange for food to be delivere...
14:52, 05/24/2019

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...
05:26, 05/15/2019

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 ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

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....
20:26, 05/25/2019

Celebrate 'Avengers: Endgame' With This Google Easter Egg Google’s getting in on the fervor around Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame—the extra big, extra ‘splodey culmination of Marvel’s cinematic universe over the last decade or so—with a fun little Easter egg....
19:13, 04/28/2019

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...
02:39, 05/08/2019

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...
17:26, 05/20/2019

Google Assistant launches on Sonos speakers Sonos Beam and Sonos One can now speak with Google Assistant, making them two of the only speakers that can also switch to talk with Amazon's Alexa.Read More...
17:52, 05/14/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasingly impossible to quench the big tech’s thirst for ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

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....
21:13, 05/17/2019

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...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Google Parent Posts Slowed Growth Across the Board One of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip names, Google, posted weaker earnings than expected as mounting competition to a once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
00:13, 04/30/2019

Google brings playable podcasts to search results At I/O 2019, Google announced that it will start including podcasts in search results so that you can listen to them right away without the need for a standalone podcast app. The feature, as of today, has gone live across both desktop and mobile web....
02:26, 05/11/2019

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Google Honours Haematologist Lucy Wills With A Doodle Google is celebrating English haematologist Lucy Wills with a doodle to commemorate her 131st birth anniversary today. The pioneering medical researcher's analysis of prenatal anaemia changed the face......
14:13, 05/10/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

Google is rolling out a more personalized interface for its smart displays If you've got yourself a Google Nest Hub, a Lenovo Smart Display, or anything else running Google's own Smart Display UI, you should see some visual changes and tweaks in the near future.Google just pushed out an update for the interface th...
15:26, 05/19/2019

Google is reportedly about to deliver a knockout blow to Huawei In what could be a huge blow to Huawei, Reuters reports today that Google will suspend any business it has with Huawei except for hardware and software dealings that are covered by open source licenses. This means that Huawei will "immediately" lose ...
21:39, 05/19/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going on with your body is just to create a calendar (in Google Calendar or wherever you keep your appoin...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Google says it can't fix a security flaw affecting all computer chips A critical security flaw called Spectre affecting nearly every computer is here to stay. According to Google there isn’t any software that can fix it...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Google wants Android phones and Chromebooks working more closely together You've already got several options when it comes to linking an Android phone with a Chrome OS laptop, but it's not on the same scale as, say, Apple MacBooks and iPhones. Now it looks as though upgrades are in the pipeline.New code snippets ...
15:39, 05/25/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions from all the world’s power plants. Read more......
02:52, 05/11/2019

Google's Plan To Rid World Of Mosquitoes Involves Breeding More Of Them Hundreds of millions of people fall sick each year due to diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya - all carried by mosquitoes. It seems counterintuitive, then, that a plan to......
15:13, 04/28/2019

Get ready to see more shopping ads on Google Search, Images and YouTube Google is betting big on ecommerce with the latest update to its search engine. The company is unveiling a redesigned personalized Google Shopping experience, along with introducing the idea of a universal shopping cart across its platform of service...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
18:26, 05/24/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
08:39, 05/13/2019

Google to Refund Advertisers After Suit Over Fraud Scheme Google has agreed to refund advertisers for ads purchased through its ad marketplaces that ran on websites with fraudulent traffic, following a lawsuit claiming the tech giant was withholding those back-payments, according to court documents and peop...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Google Assistant finally controls Sonos speakers It took well over a year, but Sonos is finally ready to offer native voice control on its speakers beyond Alexa. Sonos is rolling out a promised software update that enables Google Assistant control, whether it's directly through supporting spea...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group Obria Group’s ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnanciesGoogle has given tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs ads suggesting it provi...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Why Google's Best AI Flunked A High School Math Test Google's premiere artificial intelligence program DeepMind recently failed a math test designed for 16-year-old high school students. Despite being trained in the math curriculum a typical UK high......
10:26, 04/29/2019

India investigates Google for suspected Android abuse India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet Inc.’s Google used its Android platform to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Google’s new free app teaches kids to read by listening to them Google has just ripped the beta label off Rivet, its free mobile app designed to help young children learn to read. Designed by the company’s Area 120 incubator for employees’ big ideas, Rivet comes with more than 2,000 books for children, categorize...
17:52, 05/15/2019

How to Replace Your Hackable Google Titan Bluetooth Security Key If you’re using one of Google’s Titan Bluetooth Security Keys to sign into all your two-factor protected accounts, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news, as you can probably guess, is that Google has announced the discovery of a vulnerability ...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Google confirms ads are coming to your Discover feed for the first time If you're one of the few people who wish for more advertisements across Google platforms, you're in luck. The search giant announced this week a whole heap of new ads that will be served up across a number of its mobile services. The person...
22:00, 05/15/2019

India is going forward with an antitrust case against Google’s Android Google has lost a number of antitrust cases in recent years, which netted the tech company three record-setting fines in Europe. The European Commission looked at Google’s Search, Android, and online ads practices and found that Google abused i...
05:26, 05/11/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while maintaining a speaker's voice and cadence. The tool...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Google has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Google uncovers Bluetooth vulnerability in Titan Security Key Google says that it's uncovered a vulnerability in Bluetooth-enabled models of its Titan Security Key. It's offering affected customers a refund.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Recommended Reading: Google Duplex still confuses restaurants One year later, restaurants are still confused by Google Duplex Natt Garun, The Verge Google had us in awe when it debuted the AI-powered Duplex tech at I/O 2018. The system can be used to make reservations on your behalf, and it can even make a c....
19:52, 05/11/2019

This week in tech history: Google Assistant is born At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Google Home’s Philips Hue integration can now wake you up gently Maybe you love the sound of your alarm clock blaring in the morning, heralding a new day full of joy and adventure. More likely, though, you don’t. If you prefer a more gentle wake-up (and have invested in some smart home technology), here̵...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Google just removed the Huawei P30 Pro & Mate X from Android's website Just days after it removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from the list of Android Q Beta devices, Google has updated the official Android website (via 9To5Google) to no longer include the Huawei P30 Pro or the foldable Huawei Mate X.Prior to Huawei’s US ban...
12:39, 05/24/2019

Google Complying With EU Order in Shopping Case, Says EU's Vestager Since the fine, Google has offered to allow competitors to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page, giving them the chance to compete on equal terms....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “This is a G Suite issue users only — no free consu...
10:39, 05/22/2019

New Google feature will automatically delete your personal data It isn't a secret that Google tracks your location, activities and web usage through your phone. By allowing the company to monitor your Location History, Google can recommend a nearby restaurant, and allowing the company access to your personal data...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some Android services on Huawei smartphones....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Google plans new browser tools on privacy, ad transparency Alphabet Inc unit Google in the coming months plans to introduce new internet browser tools to limit how users' web activity is tracked by advertising companies and give them greater insight into why certain ads are shown to them, the company announc...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Chrome will make it harder for companies to track you — except Google Chrome browser will make it harder for companies that are not Google to track you online. Google is about to make a move that will prove that it’s also getting a lot more serious about privacy than you’d expect from a company that collects a treasure...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
05:13, 05/22/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
00:26, 05/08/2019

Honor 20 will still get security updates despite Google's restrictions on Huawei Honor is set to announce its flagship Honor 20 phone series tomorrow at an event in London, but whatever is unveiled will be overshadowed by the Google suspension of Huawei Android updates.Due to new sanctions on the Chinese company in the US, Google...
19:13, 05/20/2019

Google Employees Say They Faced Retaliation After Organizing Walkout Two Google workers who called for an employee protest over the company’s treatment of sexual harassment said they were demoted or told their role would change....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Google workers share retaliation stories at sit-in protest Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
23:13, 05/01/2019

Qualcomm and Google add 5G support to Android Q developer APIs 5G networks are about to bring blazing fast speeds to buyers of new Android devices, and Android Q will enable apps to take advantage of that performance.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google awards $25 million in global AI impact grants Google gave $25 million to a range of projects that may positively impact humanity around the world today for its Global AI Impact Challenge.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Chrome OS unifies Google Assistant and device searches You don't have to be quite so picky when you start a search on your Chromebook. Google has released Chrome OS 74, whose cornerstone is a reworked search experience that unifies Google Assistant, on-device and web search. Tap the search box and...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcuts for health, finance, food and ridesharing. You could tell your fitness app to start tracking a run...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ethereal image of your self-portrait overlaid with an exclusive poem generated from...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Google Stadia will support “a variety of business models” Google's Phil Harrison (you may remember him from his days at Sony). Last month, when Google revealed its upcoming Stadia streaming gaming platform, it left open the major question of precisely how Google and ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Google shows Apple and Samsung how ‘lite’ flagships are done In recent years, the price of flagship phones has skyrocketed. What used to cost about $700 now goes for $1,000, albeit with more advanced features packed in. At the time of this writing, the iPhone XS starts at $999, the Galaxy S10 is $900, and the....
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google will let you play simple games on smart displays Starting today, developers will be able to create games for Google's smart displays. Google is opening up access to a Google Assistant-based framework called Interactive Canvas, which will allow them to build full-screen apps (or Actions) on sma...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Google makes Cloud TPU Pods publicly available in beta Composed of racks of Google's custom silicon chips, TPU Pods can take just minutes to complete ML workloads that would take days on other systems, Google says....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Google IO 2019 livestream: how to watch the keynote online The Google IO 2019 keynote starts at 10am ET (1pm PT, 6pm BST), and we'll be reporting live from Mountain View, California to bring you all the latest Google has to offer, and you'll be able to watch along with the Google IO livestream.Goog...
17:39, 05/05/2019

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technology market....
03:52, 05/22/2019

GOP senator wants to give users power to say no to Google and Facebook In his latest salvo aimed at big tech, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he will introduce legislation that would give consumers greater power to prevent companies from harvesting their data. His bill, which he plans to introduce Tuesday, aims to ...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Google expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company’s hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the company’s annual I/O conference for software deve...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Google now wants to crack down on cookies to convince you it cares about privacy On the heels of Google’s announcement that an awesome new privacy tool is coming that users can rely on to auto-delete their location history, now we’re getting word of a new dashboard-like tool that’s also coming to the company&rsq...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Google I/O 2019 Starts Today: Here's How to Watch the Livestream Google's annual developer conference, I/O 2019, is set to start today. Here's how to watch the livestream, expected announcements, event timings, and more....
05:39, 05/07/2019

Google's tweaks lift some online shopping sites Digital auto retailers are benefitting from changes in Google's search engine algorithms. The changes highlights how digital marketers have to keep pace in a world where the playing field can be adjusted at any time with little warning....
23:13, 05/04/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
14:13, 05/21/2019

Google follows the Trump administration and gives Huawei a temporary reprieve With Huawei on the ropes, yesterday the Trump administration gave the company a three-month reprieve allowing the company to access U.S. components and parts "necessary to maintain and support existing and currently fully operational networks and equ...
17:13, 05/21/2019

Google I/O 2019 Preview: So Much Bigger Than Android on Your Phone Alongside search, Android is one of the core pillars of Google’s success. It’s found on over a billion devices, and it’s often the first place to find new products like Google Assistant, AI-powered image recognition, and more. Android is also the fou...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Google cuts off Huawei’s access to key Android services Google yanked Huawei’s access to some of its key Android services, dealing a blow to the Chinese smartphone maker as it’s caught in an escalating trade war between the US and China. The California-based search giant said Monday that it would comply w...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
23:26, 05/21/2019

Google set to launch tools that could stop online tracking In an effort to help limit online tracking, Google will soon roll out a dashboard-like function in its Chrome browser to aid users in stopping tracking cookies according to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal.The search giant's new tool...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Google stored some business passwords as plain text Facebook isn't the only big tech company found to be storing passwords in plain text. Google has warned G Suite users that an "error" in a password recovery implementation left some of their passwords unhashed on its internal systems since 2005...
03:13, 05/22/2019

Google’s new Assistant is so fast that ‘tapping to use your phone would seem slow’ Google Assistant is pretty fast, but it’s hardly as conversational as a real person. That’s in large part because using the Assistant requires a constant connection to the cloud, where a server sorts through 100GB worth of AI models, and beams the re...
21:52, 05/07/2019

Google aims for greater transparency on how it ranks news As it has done with several of its products, Google is aiming for greater transparency about a core aspect of its services: news. It opened a website to detail its objectives, principles and approaches to managing news experiences across its various....
07:13, 05/07/2019

Google Nest Hub Max hands-on: A bigger, smarter display I was surprised by how much I liked last year's Google Home Hub. The 7-inch smart display won me over with its beautiful screen and adorable design. It was also popular with other reviewers, who praised its clever Assistant features, affordable....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Google turns Duplex into fancy autofill for Chrome Duplex, Google's AI reservation feature, already knows how to dial a phone. Starting later this year, it will also be able to rent you a car or buy you some movie tickets online....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within GoogleThe most pressing moral, political and social issues of our time converge in and at Google. As the l...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Facebook, Google, Twitter to testify on election security Elections officials and leaders at tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter are set to testify later this week at a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on election security, lawmakers announced Monday....
03:52, 05/21/2019

Google is testing shopping links under YouTube videos Google is looking at more options to boost its bottom line, and one of them seems to be shopping links tucked under YouTube videos. The company is running a test where it displays recommended products along with prices on its video-sharing platform,....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Bose brings Google Assistant to speakers and soundbars Bose has announced that its current range of speakers and soundbars are getting support for Google Assistant, having previously only supported Amazon Alexa. Google's voice assistant will be introduced to the Bose Home Speaker 500, the Bose ...
19:13, 05/21/2019

Google confirms Huawei users will still have access to some of its services Huawei smartphone users who didn't follow the tech news over the weekend will probably have a shock, when they'll learn that Google is taking steps to prevent the Chinese company from getting Android updates and Google services on its phones.Although...
09:13, 05/20/2019

Google's subscription music numbers reportedly top 15 million Even as subscription services eat up an ever-growing portion of the overall music business, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that Google's packages are not expanding at the same rate. RIAA numbers showed subscription services added m...
12:00, 05/09/2019

News Roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, Sapphire Karen Roby gives us a snapshot of the news covered this week on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include 3 major conferences, a telecommunications data breach and a look at the amount of CIO's implementing AI....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Google Said to Suspend Some Business With Huawei After Trump Blacklist Huawei will immediately lose access to updates to the Android operating system, and the next version of its smartphones outside of China will also lose access to popular applications and services......
06:00, 05/20/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
10:13, 05/09/2019

Google improved Android Auto by making it act more like your phone Every year, Android gets a chance to reinvent itself on smartphones with new features and new design flourishes. The same can't be said of Android Auto, Google's phone-powered in-car interface: It's tremendously helpful for drivers, an...
07:13, 05/09/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
06:52, 05/09/2019

Google is overhauling the Play Store's app rating system Android app and game developers, and the billions of Google Play Store customers around the world, will soon see changes made to the way apps on the platform are scored.Speaking at the Google IO 2019 developer conference this week, the Google Play te...
05:13, 05/09/2019