Tag Archive: Google


Google Drive gets an updated desktop UI to match the new Gmail

The new look is rolling out to all users now.

Late last month, Google started rolling out one of the biggest redesigns we’ve ever seen for the Gmail desktop site. Just a couple of weeks later, Google Drive is now getting similar treatment.

Announced in the G Suite Updates blog, Drive is getting this new look to better align itself with the visual changes we’ve been seeing in a bunch of Google’s apps, such as Gmail, News,  [Read More…]

Google will reportedly announce a Pixel smartwatch alongside the Pixel 3

We’ll also see a second-gen version of Pixel Buds.

Just like the past two years, we’re expecting Google to host a press event this fall to talk about its latest and greatest hardware. We’re already expecting to see a Pixel 3 this year, but a new report suggests we’ll get a couple of other welcome announcements alongside it.

The LG Watch Sport.

According to Evan Blass, Google will also use its hardware event to announce a  [Read More…]

How to get the Google Assistant’s six new voices on your Android smartphone

The six new voices for the Google Assistant are now available. See how you can enable them on your Android device right now.

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How to change the Google Assistant voice on your phone and Google Home

Hey Google, I like the sound of that.

Google Assistant is pretty powerful, but in some ways, it’s not on par with Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. While recent announcements at Google I/O suggest that Assistant will soon be a lot more powerful with new “Continued Conversations,” a new addition makes it an even better experience right now.

That’s because Google has added six additional voices to Assistant, nearly tripling the total after it added a male  [Read More…]

Google is all-in on PopSockets

On stage and in demo stations, Google wanted one-handed use to be as easy as possible.

There’s no such thing as a one size fits all phone, but you can’t deny Android phones have been changing in shape and size over the last couple of years. When the bezels started going away many phones started getting taller and narrower. It means most people can hold the phone comfortably with one hand, but not always be able to  [Read More…]

What’s new in AR at Google I/O 2018

ARCore, WebXR, and plenty of other cool stuff in the AR world.

Increasingly, we’re seeing Google’s AR and VR ambitions align with its developer community, so it’s no surprise ARCore and Daydream were front and center at Google I/O 2018.

Instead of a few seconds at the main Keynote, Google’s AR efforts span multiple extended sessions with a developer hands-on space an a pair of huge playgrounds for everyone to put hands and eyes on the latest  [Read More…]

How to transfer photos from OneDrive to Google Drive and Google Photos

Are you moving to Android from Windows 10 Mobile? This is how to transfer your photos from Microsoft to Google!

If you want to move from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook — or if you’re in the process of moving from Windows 10 Mobile to Android — you might want to move your cloud files from OneDrive to Google Drive. It’s not required — you can get to your OneDrive files very easily on Android or Chrome OS.  [Read More…]

Qualcomm partners with Google to speed up Android P adoption rates

The Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 already support the new software.

Android P was one of Google’s biggest talking points during the I/O opening keynote on May 8, and following the announcement of Developer Preview 2 and its new beta, Qualcomm’s confirmed that its three top processors already fully support the new software.

The processors in question include the Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636, and because of this rapid support, Qualcomm notes it’ll be easier for OEMs  [Read More…]

What’s new in Google Lens at Google I/O 2018

Look at all the things.

Google Lens was one of the bigger announcements last year, with the promise to make searching for something as easy as pointing your smartphone at it. Since last October, though, Google Lens has slipped into the shadowy background, (very) slowly improving but being largely ignored as Google Lens was largely a Pixel-exclusive feature. We’ve been waiting and waiting for Google Lens to escape this beta period and come to more phones.

Wait  [Read More…]

What’s new in AI at Google I/O 2018

AI and machine learning are about to be everywhere.

Google’s has been using AI (Artificial Intelligence) for several years, but Google I/O 2018 is about putting it in everything, everywhere. From your doctor’s office to the car you call to take you home, AI and Machine Learning are going to work behind the scenes and make the tasks you do every day feel like magic. Seriously.

What did Google announce about AI at I/O 2018? Healthcare —  [Read More…]