Tag Archive: Google


Pokémon Day 2018 adds fun to Alexa, Google Home, Snapchat, and more!

The Pokemon Company had pulled out all the stops for this year’s celebration.

February 27th has become a holiday for Pokemon fans, marking the anniversary of the original launch of the first game in 1996, and this year the celebration is leaning heavier than ever on your phone. While there are still limited collectibles at Pokemon Centers and access to the latest Pokemon Movie on Pokemon TV, your digital assistant is also going to play a bit  [Read More…]

Google Assistant gets support for more languages and deeper app integration

Assistant is expected to be on 95% of Android phones by year’s end and support for them all is on its way.

Last week Google said they would be adding some language support and other tools for Google Assistant soon because they have plans to support 30 more languages by year’s end. Today we’re seeing the first move from the company, along with some other great features to bolster Assistant in a suddenly competitive smart assistant world.

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How to declutter your phone with Google Files Go

Files Go is an elegant solution to a long-standing problem on Android.

Managing internal storage has always been a problem on Android, particularly on devices with limited storage. For instance, a phone with 16GB of storage has just over 10GB of usable space at best, with the rest of the storage taken up by the operating system itself. That doesn’t leave a whole lot of room for your apps, music, photos, videos, and games, and while there’s  [Read More…]

Google ARCore 1.0 released publicly to 100 million devices

To sustain the competition in the AR market brought in by Apple in the form of ARKit, Google announced a similar AR based platform for Android devices called Google ARCore a few months back. While initially it was made available to only to the Google Pixel devices, Google later partnered with other OEMs and app developers […]

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Mark your calendar: Google I/O 2018 will be held May 8-10

Google has opened up ticket purchases for Google I/O 2018, which will take place between May 8 and May 10 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA. Google I/O is an opportunity for developers around the globe to come together and see demonstrations of all the new software features and APIs Google is working on. […]

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Google takes ARCore mainstream, brings Google Lens to hundreds more phones

Great news for those who live in an augmented reality.

Since its debut at 2017’s Google I/O conference, Google Lens has been impressing users with its ability to parse actionable and useful information from existing photos on the company’s own Pixel phones. It rolled out in October within the Photos app, and then expanded to Google Assistant in November.

At the same time, Google has been touting its augmented reality platform, ARCore, as a simplified and more  [Read More…]

Google Assistant gaining 30 new languages, multilingual support, and more

Routines will also be available in the coming weeks.

Shiny new hardware like the Galaxy S9, LG V30S, and other handsets will be the stars of the show during MWC next week, but those aren’t the only things we’ll be keeping an eye out for. A few days before the trade show gets underway, Google’s announced a heap of new goodies that are coming to the Google Assistant throughout the year.

Perhaps the most important announcement is  [Read More…]

Google Pay Send now starting to replace Google Wallet

More of the same.

Earlier this week, Google announced that it was finally ready to say goodbye to Android Pay and replace it with Google Pay. The end goal of Google Pay is to offer all of the functionality of Android Pay and Google Wallet in one single app, but in the meantime, we get to mess around with the v22 update to Google Wallet that rebrands it as Google Pay Send.

You’ll see a splash  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

Nest Aware is also getting a new $ 5/month plan.

The Nest Cam IQ is one of the best indoor security cameras money can buy, and thanks to the company’s recent merging with Google’s hardware team, is getting even smarter.

A new software update is on its way to the indoor Nest Cam IQ, and it adds Google Assistant to the gadget. Just like the Google Home, this means you can now use voice commands to ask  [Read More…]

Nine tips & tricks to master Google Keep

Considering just how popular note-taking apps are, we’re taking a look at Google Keep and some of the tips and tricks you can use to your advantage.

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