Tag Archive: Google


Grab an original Google Pixel in refurb condition for $200 or new for $300

Don’t miss out.

Woot is currently offering the 32GB Google Pixel in refurbished condition for $ 199.99, or you can opt for a new in box unit for $ 299.99. With the refurb, only the 32GB option is available, and only in black. For the new units, you can pick between the 32GB and 128GB storage capacities, but also only in black. The refurb phones are backed by a 90-day Woot warranty, and the new ones are backed by  [Read More…]

How to view your location history in Google Maps

See where you’ve traveled with Google Maps.

Google Maps has a nifty Timeline feature that lets you browse the places you’ve visited along with the routes traveled. The feature was overhauled in 2015, and Google has added the ability to collate images you’ve taken at a particular location, allowing you to get a better overview of your travels.

It certainly comes in handy if you’re looking to see all the images you took at a particular location,  [Read More…]

Google to host Android Dev summit this November, Pixel 3 incoming?

Good news, Google fans! Your favorite tech giant this week announced it is bringing back its Android Dev summit this fall.

According to the company’s own website, the event will take place on November 7-8, 2018 and will be held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

Google says it has an incredible lineup of talks from the Android Engineering team and attendees will get unprecedented access to them.

The event will also have a keynote, which most  [Read More…]

Google defends Android following $5 billion fine from European Commission

The EC claims Google is too heavy-handed with its services on the OS.

Less than a week ago, a report claimed that the European Commission was in talks to fine Google for heavily pushing its software/services on Android. The EC has since made that news official and is charging Google €4.3 billion (around $ 5 billion USD).

Margrethe Vestager is one of the people leading this charge against Google, and according to her, Google’s acted illegally by  [Read More…]

Google offers $300 Project Fi service credit when you buy the LG G7 ThinQ or V35 ThinQ

Summer is a great time to find awesome deals. Case in point, Google’s Project Fi announced one which might be of interest to you.

You might remember, the MVNO recently added the LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ to its portfolio. They can be purchased for $ 749 and $ 899 respectively.

But if so far, these prices have kept you from truly considering to buy one of the two LG flagships, now it’s a good time to reconsider.  [Read More…]

Google Assistant just got proactive — and a lot more useful

A bit of the old and a lot of something new are going to make Google Assistant seem more like an assistant.

One of Android’s killer features for a lot of us was Google Now. Google Now could tell you when your Mastercard payment was coming up, let you know that you might need to take an umbrella for your trip to Cleveland, and remind you about things like that dentist appointment you made 6 months ago  [Read More…]

Google Cloud Platform outage took down many popular apps, but it’s mostly back to normal now

Experiencing issues with apps today? Don’t necessarily blame the developer.

If you noticed an issue with one (or many) of your apps not working properly today, you weren’t alone — and it wasn’t your, or your phone’s, fault. Google Cloud Platform had an outage today, around 12:15 p.m. PT, that limited the ability for many popular apps to connect with the cloud that they’re reliant on. We don’t often talk about the cloud backend that runs all  [Read More…]

Save $60 on the Google Wifi 3-pack this Prime Day

Blanket your home with Wi-Fi.

Google’s Wifi mesh router system is one of the most popular options from last year, and for good reason. Right now you can pick up a 3-pack for only $ 239 via Amazon, which is almost as much as it would be if you bought two of them individually, except you get three access points. This set regularly sells for up to $ 300 when not on sale.

This deal is exclusively  [Read More…]

How to clear search and location history in Google Maps on Android

Just because you searched for it once doesn’t mean it has to live on forever.

We all search for plenty of wacky and one-time things in Google Maps, and despite what Google thinks we don’t always want that sitting in our history forever. There are also plenty of times when we navigate somewhere that we’ll never go back to, and there’s no reason to have it saved in the app’s history. And of course sometimes we just  [Read More…]

Google responds to Prime Day with discounts on Pixels, Google Homes and more

These are some great deals.

Amazon’s Prime Day sales are getting all of the attention, and rightfully so considering their wide-reaching appeal, but if you’re a fan of Google hardware you’re out of luck there. In response, Google is running its own deep discounts on all of its products at the same time as Prime Day. At both Best Buy and the Google Store, you’ll find all of Google’s latest products on sale to very enticing prices.

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