Tag Archive: Google


Zooper Widget is no longer in the Google Play Store

Both Zooper Widget Free and Pro are nowhere to be found.

Widgets are one of the best ways to customize and make the most of your Android homes screen, and while there are a lot of applications that come with bundled widgets, there are also ones that are made solely for creating widgets for making your setup look as fresh as can be.

Zooper Widget has long been one of the most popular widget creation apps on  [Read More…]

Google Maps now tells you when to get off at your bus stop

Never miss your stop again.

Trains and buses are how a lot of people make their daily commutes each and every day, and although Google Maps has already been able to show arrival times for this way of transportation, it’s now getting a big upgrade with the new ability to tell you how much more time you have before you’re at your destination.

When you’re on a train or bus, you’ll be able to look at Google  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is finally coming to tablets, smartphones running Lollipop get it too

Originally, the Google Assistant was a Pixel-exclusive. Then Google started offering it on smartphones with Android Marshmallow+ on board. Interestingly, so far tablets were left out of the equation.  But this will no longer be the case, as Google just announced the Google Assistant is finally making its way to tablets, but only in English […]

Google Lens will gain shopping features, AR component in the works

There are some exciting features planned for Google Lens.

Google Lens wasn’t much more than a party trick when it first launched on the Pixel 2 as a part of Google Photos, but now that Google’s visual search service is integrated right within the Google Assistant, it’s quickly become a truly functional tool for finding more information on objects around you in the real world. Artem Russakovskii from Android Police recently reached out to Lens’ Engineering Lead, Rajan Patel,  [Read More…]

Google Assistant coming to Android tablets and older phones

Available for phones running 5.0 Lollipop and tablets on Marshmallow and Nougat.

The Google Assistant first launched on the Pixel and Pixel XL in October 2016, and then a few months later in March 2017, expanded to all Android phones running Marshmallow 6.0 or newer. Today, December 13, 2017, Google is expanding the Assistant’s availability to even more phones and now tablets.

If you own a phone that’s still running 5.0 Lollipop (which it very well might  [Read More…]

The LOFT portable battery case lets Google Home escape from the home

If you’ve always wanted your Google Home to be a little more portable, this’ll take care of that.

Sure, pretty much everything that’s baked into Google Home is already in your perfectly portable smartphone. Google Assistant. Music. Podcasts. Answers for all of the world’s questions. But let’s face it, even the best smartphone speakers suck compared to Google Home.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could just take your Google Home outside, without needing an extension cord?  [Read More…]

Google Maps will soon help you to get off at the right bus stop

Navigating in a new city can be very challenging and that’s why Google wants to help you with that. According to a new report coming out of TechCrunch, Google is expected to roll out a new feature in Google Maps that will offer real-time updates on your trip, including a reminder to get off a […]

How to get Google Project Fi service

Signing up for Project Fi is simple, just like the service itself.

Google’s own carrier, called Project Fi, has been around for a quite a while now. But given its restrictions on compatible devices and just how infrequently U.S. consumers switch carriers, there’s a good chance you’ve only heard bits and pieces of information about Project Fi but haven’t ever actually looked into switching.

Just as you’d expect, it’s dead simple to sign up for Project Fi  [Read More…]

Google Home Max is now on sale, here’s where you can buy it

Still no word on Google Store availability.

At Google’s October 4 hardware event, one of the more surprising announcements was the Google Home Max – a beefed-up version of the regular Google Home with two 4.5-inch woofers, custom tweeters, 20 times the audio power, and a whole lot more. A listing in late November suggested that the Home Max would be released on December 11, and that appears to have been quite accurate.

The Home Max is  [Read More…]

Google Home Max goes on sale at Best Buy, Verizon for $399

The Google Home Max was announced back in October during the Pixel 2 event, and back then the search giant said the speaker will be available in December. Well, it’s December alright and the device just went on sale at Best Buy. It’s available in either Chalk of Charcoal coloring options and you can snatch […]