Tag Archive: Google


Google Tez now supports bill payments

Since its debut last September, Google Tez has become one of the most popular peer-to-peer payment services in India. Tez crossed 12 million users just a couple months after its launch, and today, the app is adding a new bill payment feature.

Google announced that this was something it was working on back in December, but now that it’s launching, we have more details on how exactly it’ll work. To add a new bill, all you have to  [Read More…]

How to design and order Google Photo Books

This year, give the gift of memories.

Smartphones cameras just keep getting better, and you’ve probably taken a few photos over the years that you want to commit to memory forever. Sure, you can post them on social media or get individual prints at your local convenience store, but there’s nothing like a nice photo book to organize all of your favorite shots in one place.

Luckily, Google makes it easy to order customized books through its  [Read More…]

Get $400 off the Google Pixel 2 XL from Best Buy today only

It looks like “loyal” Nexus owners aren’t the only ones getting a discount on a new Pixel phone today.

Best Buy is now offering $ 400 off the Pixel 2 XL in the form of $ 300 in bill credits and $ 100 instant savings. To get this deal, you need to buy a Pixel 2 XL and activate it on Verizon with monthly installment payments.

This discount applies to both the Just Black and Black & White versions of  [Read More…]

Eight surprising things you can do with Google Maps for Android

Everyone loves Google Maps, but there’s more to the app than meets the eye. Check out these eight great features that Maps even better.

The post Eight surprising things you can do with Google Maps for Android appeared first on AndroidGuys.

This is how Google Chrome’s new ad-blocker works

Last April, Google surprised a lot of us by announcing it was working on a built-in ad-blocker for Google Chrome. We got an update a few months later in December saying that the ad-blocker would be released at some point in February of 2018, and now on February 15, the feature is ready for prime time.

As we already knew, Chrome’s ad-blocker will filter and hide any advertisements it detects on websites that don’t follow the Better Ads  [Read More…]

The Google Pixel 2 64GB unlocked smartphone is down to $535 refurbished

Save huge compared to a new phone.

Woot has refurbished Google Pixel 2 64GB smartphones on sale for $ 535 in three different colors. That’s a price of $ 529.99 plus a flat-rate shipping fee of $ 5. You can upgrade to 128GB on the Just Black version for $ 585. The 64GB phones sell for $ 649 new from Google.

The phones are unlocked for Verizon and GSM networks, which includes AT&T and T-Mobile. It specifically  [Read More…]

Google Assistant will expand to 38 countries and 17 languages in 2018

A lot more people will soon be able to use Google Assistant.

The Google Assistant is something I regularly use every single day, whether it be on my Pixel 2, Pixelbook, or Google Home. While the Assistant has expanded to a lot of different hardware since its launch, the same hasn’t exactly been true for worldwide availability. However, it looks like this will soon be changing.

During a recent Digital News Initiative Summit that was held in  [Read More…]

Google Phone v17 introduces chat heads feature during calls

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

As much as I loathe Facebook Messenger, one of the app’s best features is Chat Heads. The ability to quickly open and hide conversations in a small bubble that lives on your home screen is extremely convenient, and the latest v17 update for the Google Phone adds its own take on this.

After downloading the new update, leaving the Google Phone app during an ongoing call will result in a “chat  [Read More…]

Bury Me, My Love selected as the top game at Google Play Indie Games contest

It’s a text messaging adventure game that tells the story of a Syrian migrant trying to get to Europe.

Download: Bury Me, My Love ($ 2.99)

The Google Play Indie Games Contest wrapped up this week with Bury Me, My Love chosen as the big winner. Developed by a team based in France, the game is a slow-burning “reality-inspired game” that tells the fictional story of Syrian refugee Nour and her husband Majd and their communication through  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Android via Google Play

Available now on the Play Store.

Last December, Facebook was met with a fair bit of controversy surrounding the release of its Messenger Kids app. Messenger Kids is a tweaked version of the company’s Messenger app that’s designed to be used by kids that are 13 years-old and younger, and after coming to Amazon’s Fire tablets in January, the app is now available for all Android phones and tablets via the Google Play Store.

Children can use  [Read More…]