Tag Archive: Google


Google Keep: Ultimate guide

Create lists, transcribe recordings, doodle, collaborate on to-do lists, and much more with Google Keep.

Google Keep isn’t your average note-taking client. While the app sports a minimal interface and is easy to pick up and use, it offers a set of powerful tools that make it an effective task management utility. From creating collaborative to-do lists to transcribing voice notes and saving bookmarks, the app does it all.

The best part about Keep is that all  [Read More…]

Google Home: Top 10 Tips & Tricks

Get the most from your Google Home by starting with these tips and tricks.

Using Google Home is fun. That’s not unique to just Google Home — telling any computer, no matter what size or shape, to do stuff by talking is fun. And the more you talk to your Google Home the more things you’ll find out about what it does and what it doesn’t do.

Here are some of the cool things you can do  [Read More…]

Google makes it easier to find high-quality apps with new curated Play Store bundles

Find better apps from the humans at Google that use them every day.

Google has announced that it is bringing more order to the Play Store with a bunch of new human-curated app lists.

As part of an increased focus on its Editor’s Choice section, which began last month with ‘Android Excellence’, which focused on high-quality individual apps, Google will now post “stories” that highlight groups of its favorite programs based on theme.

These so-called editorial pages  [Read More…]

Google Glass is back, and it’s headed to the enterprise

Alphabet has been working on Glass Enterprise Edition for over two years.

Google Glass failed to pick up momentum as a consumer product, but the wearable is getting a new lease on life in the enterprise segment. Alphabet’s X, which oversees the development of Glass, has announced that after two years in a limited trial program, the Glass Enterprise Edition is being rolled out to more businesses.

Glass Enterprise Edition first broke cover back in 2015  [Read More…]

Google Home and Google Wifi are coming to Australia on July 20

Google Home and Google Wifi are heading to the land Down Under later this week.

After making their debut in the UK, Canada, and France in recent months, Google Home and Google Wifi are heading to Australia next. Both devices will be available in the country starting July 20.

You’ll be able to get a daily news briefing from Fox Sports, ABC NEWS, The Australian, Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Sky News. You can also control your  [Read More…]

Nexus in 2017: How Google could revamp the brand for a new purpose

Strap in: It’s time for some wild speculation.

It’s been almost a year since we first learned that Google’s Nexus brand would be going away, replaced at the high end by Pixel, as the company ramped up its new hardware division.

But rumors continue to swirl around Google’s future plans for Project Fi and Android One. The former needs something to replace the aging Nexus 5X and 6P, and I’m not convinced a single Motorola phone is  [Read More…]

Google wants you to upgrade to (its) better two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication is still the best way to keep yourself safe from password breaches, but some 2FAs are better than others.

Two-factor authentication has had a bad couple of weeks. Not only was a prominent developer, Justin Williams, forced to defend a phishing attack against him to PayPal and AT&T, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that SMS-based two-factory authentication is a new vector for hacking.

As a result, Google is doing something about that: since SMS-based two-factor  [Read More…]

Google Maps now tells you how long a future trip will take

“If I don’t leave now, it’s only going to take longer.”

It’s hard to know the perfect time to go somewhere, because there’s no one outside mailmen and UPS drivers that really know when traffic is best in your city… except for Google Maps. With millions of users and millions more Waze users helping them graph traffic in real-time, day after day, Google Maps really can tell when the best time is  [Read More…]

These products and services work with Google Home

Which products and services work with Google Home?

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. From everything we’ve seen, Google Home seems primed to eventually link up with any smart device in your home and allow you to control everything with just the sound of your voice.

Google has announced which products and services will be supported at launch,  [Read More…]

There’s an AI storm brewing between Google and Microsoft

Both companies announced larger AI initiatives this week, and it’s all under the guise of making humanity great again.

Ever wonder whether artificial intelligence is a one-trick pony? Are there other practical applications for AI, besides giving a marketing edge to the latest smartphone releases? That’s what Google, and a whole host of other technology companies, are aiming to figure out.

This week, Google announced the People + AI Research Initiative (or PAIR), a new program devoted  [Read More…]