Tag Archive: Google


Google is beta testing Wi-Fi Calling for Google Voice

If you still use Google Voice, the service is getting a new feature soon, and Google is currently in the process of beta testing it.

Google has green-lit a beta test for Wi-Fi Calling in Google Voice. With this particular feature, Google Voice users will be able to make a call from a variety of different devices as long as they are connected to the internet.

Beta tests are for Android users and folks using Google Voice on the web.  [Read More…]

How to get the most out of Google Home using Bluetooth

Bluetooth and Google Home are a perfect pairing.

Smart speakers have quickly become commonplace in the consumer tech space, and one of the most popular entries is the Google Home lineup. The Home Mini is an excellent buy for folks that want all of the Google Assistant’s power in an affordable package, the regular Home finds a nice middle-ground between value and sound quality, and the Home Max is an audiophile’s dream.

There’s a neverending list of  [Read More…]

Apple Music vs. Spotify vs. Google Play Music: A music subscription showdown

Our lives are filled with subscriptions, but none can impact our lives quite like a music subscription.

We wake up to music. We go about our days to music. If we’re happy, we’re singing along. If we’re sad, we’re crooning. If we’re mad, we will scream out every last note. Music makes us better, brings us together, and I owe my life to rock and roll! Music subscriptions have the power to make our lives brighter, louder,  [Read More…]

Nest Secure can now be armed using Google Assistant

Available as part of the latest Nest Secure software update.

Google and Nest products have always worked well together, and now that Nest is part of Google’s hardware division, that point should be even more prevalent going forward. Most recently, Nest finally added Google Assistant integration for its Nest Secure home security system.

This functionality is available as part of an update to Nest Secure itself, and the next time you open the Nest app you should  [Read More…]

You can now filter movies by location, showtimes, and more in Google Search

There’s also an updated user interface.

Although there are plenty of apps dedicated for finding movie showtimes and purchasing tickets, I still often turn to Google Search for my movie-searching needs. Google Search has been doing a solid job at presenting movie info for some time now, but a new update is bringing a fresh look and handy features.

Next time you search “movies” or “showtimes” on the Google app on your phone, you’ll see a new  [Read More…]

Google Home picks up Gaana and Saavn integration, will be exclusive to Flipkart in India

Google Home now lets you play back music from India’s leading music streaming services ahead of April 10 launch.

Yesterday, Google confirmed that it was launching the Google Home and Google Home Mini in India, with a launch event scheduled for April 10. The landing page for the product is now live on Flipkart, suggesting the retailer will be the exclusive destination for Google’s upcoming smart speakers.

The Google Home also picked up Gaana and Saavn  [Read More…]

Google no longer dev-centric, has become a consumer hardware and mobile brand

Over the last few years we have seen Google transition away from developer-centric devices and experiences into a company that loves general consumers. Much like we’ve seen in the iteration of Android and Chrome, today’s Google has evolved into a polished and refined endeavor.

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Google reportedly working on a mid-range Pixel aimed at emerging markets

Google’s Pixel-branded phone targeted at the mid-range segment could make its debut in July.

Google is playing on a lot of fronts in India — there’s the Android Go initiative for the entry-level segment, Android One phones tailored for budget customers, and the Pixel 2 series in the premium category. It now looks like the search giant is working on a mid-range Pixel tailored for emerging markets like India. That’s according to Economic Times, which states that  [Read More…]

Google Home and Google Home Mini could make their way to India in April

Google’s smart home products are ready to make their debut in India.

Google Home made its debut back in 2016, and Google introduced the mini variant late last year. Both smart home products are available in select markets around the world, and it now looks like they’re making their way to India. Information received by Gadgets 360 suggests both the Google Home and Google Home Mini will be introduced in the subcontinent in April.

The timing  [Read More…]

Google Play offering discounts inspired by ‘Ready Player One’

Get savings on movies, audiobooks, and more.

Steven Speilberg’s Ready Player One is officially in theaters, and in celebration of its highly-anticipated release, Google Play is running discounts on a number of audiobooks, e-books, and movies that should help to itch your 80s nostalgia craze.

When it comes to e-books and audiobooks, Google Play is running deals on titles like Starship Troopers, Ender’s Game, A Clockwork Orange, and many others. You can browse through the entire collection  [Read More…]