Tag Archive: Google


Google Pay in the UK is losing its send/receive money feature

It’s shutting down on September 6.

What you need to know Google Pay in the UK is losing its P2P feature on September 6. P2P allows users to send and receive money from one another. The feature is only available in the UK and the U.S.

Last year, Google Pay received a major overhaul. Not only did it get a new name and UI upgrade, but the functions of Android Pay and Google Wallet were merged under  [Read More…]

Is the Amazon Echo Show 5 better than the Google Nest Hub?

It can be hard to determine which smart home display to purchase, especially given that there are so many on the market. To help you out, we’ve compared the Google Nest Hub against the new Echo Show 5 so you can see which is the better device. Here’s what we discovered.

Google Nest Hub

The better touchscreen

$ 130 at Best Buy

Pros Larger screen Isn’t constantly recording Light sensor Gives better directions Better access to  [Read More…]

Google ‘leaking’ its Pixel 4 makes sense, here’s why

Even though there are presumably four months before the Pixel 4 makes its debut, Android enthusiasts already have a good idea how the phone looks. Why?  Because Google has officially shared a render of the device. That’s a big deal.

More often than not, major phone releases from Samsung, Google, and Apple are spoiled weeks or months in advance. It seems that multiple times a year we could term a handset’s launch as “the worst kept secret in mobile.” People  [Read More…]

Google ‘leaking’ its Pixel 4 makes sense, here’s why

Even though there are presumably four months before the Pixel 4 makes its debut, Android enthusiasts already have a good idea how the phone looks. Why?  Because Google has officially shared a render of the device. That’s a big deal.

More often than not, major phone releases from Samsung, Google, and Apple are spoiled weeks or months in advance. It seems that multiple times a year we could term a handset’s launch as “the worst kept secret in mobile.” People  [Read More…]

Google confirms Pixel 4 design months ahead of announcement

A new image hitting the internet this week confirms the design of the upcoming Google Pixel 4 smartphone. And it’s not conjecture, either. The source of this Pixel 4 leak? Well, that would be none other than Google.

Landing online roughly one day after a few other leaked images, Google took to Twitter to join the conversation. The now-official photo is black on black and not all that easy to make out, but it does show us what is in  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Clock vs Google Home Mini

Smart speakers are invading homes everywhere and we have tried just about every one imaginable to help you decide which is the best for you.

Lenovo Smart Clock

New hotness

$ 80 at Lenovo

Pros Display makes this perfect for the nightstand Loud speakers will fill the room Built-in USB port Cons Can’t set Google Photos for photo frame Uses proprietary charging cable No 3.5mm headphone jack

The Lenovo Smart Clock is an excellent addition  [Read More…]

This is the Google Pixel 4

Can’t say we’ve seen something like this happen before.

What you need to know Google has shared an official render of the Pixel 4 on Twitter. The phone is confirmed to have two rear cameras. Also confirmed is the large rear camera hump.

On June 10, leaked renders surfaced of the Google Pixel 4 — giving us our first credible look at the phone. Just a couple of days later, Google did the unthinkable and confirmed the  [Read More…]

Google to stop producing some of its hardware in China

Google is moving some of its manufacturing to avoid higher tariffs on imports.

What you need to know Tariffs from the trade war would have put a 25% tax on motherboards imported to the U.S. from China. Google has shifted production for most of its U.S.-bound motherboards to Taiwan. Production for American-bound Nest products is also being moved to Taiwan and Malaysia.

The most recent trade spat between the U.S. and China has been ramping up lately  [Read More…]

This is what the DOJ will look for in its antitrust claims against Google

The DOJ will be investigating exclusivity, coordination, and privacy concerns.

What you need to know Makan Delrahim detailed some ways that the DOJ will look into tech giants at an antitrust conference. The investigation will cover several aspects, including buying up competition to stifle innovation and his “no economic sense” test. Stock prices have taken a dip for the tech companies following the news of the antitrust probe.

Not too long ago, we covered how the U.S.  [Read More…]

G Suite users are gaining the ability to compare documents in Google Docs

Google is making it easier to see and accept edit suggestions made between two documents.

What you need to know A new “compare documents” option is rolling out to Google Docs for G Suite customers. You’ll be able to highlight the differences between two documents, then create a new file containing those changes. Rapid Release domains will receive this feature over the next 15 days.

Whether you’re making edit suggestions on someone else’s writing or just need  [Read More…]