Tag Archive: Google


Google Maps to get updated with new Assistant, AR, and recommendation features

Google Maps is getting updated this summer with new Assistant features, new AR and camera modes, and “For You” and “Your Match” personal recommendation sections.

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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.

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Google News gets an AI focused redesign

Google is overhauling Google News with a new AI focused redesign. This includes new web UI and new mobile apps for Android and iOS. The rollouts starts now, with the apps coming soon.

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How to take a screenshot using Google Assistant

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and reliable way to get the screenshot you want? Google Assistant is here to help. In this guide, we walk you through how to get the screenshot you want.

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Watch the Google I/O 2018 Keynote here!

Google I/O 2018 kicks off today. Check out all the details on what we expect from the show and where to watch it right here!

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You can now use the Google Assistant on LG’s 2018 ThinQ TVs

Available on UHD AI and OLED models.

Back at CES 2018, LG announced a pile of premium televisions with large displays, a new Alpha 9 processor, and support for the Google Assistant. Those TVs have been up for sale for some time, but now the Assistant is finally being enabled on them.

With the Google Assistant, you’ll be able to press a button on your remote to ask questions about the weather, upcoming calendar appointments, control your  [Read More…]

Google Play Awards 2018 winners get announced: check out the best apps and games

Google has announced the winners of the Google Play Awards 2018. There are nine distinct categories this year including Standout startup and Standout indie.

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Deal: Save $100 on the Google Pixelbook for Mother’s Day

Available now through May 13.

The Google Pixelbook isn’t only the best Chromebook ever made, it’s also one of the best laptops you can buy right now. It’s $ 999 starting price can be a lot to swallow, but just in time for Mother’s Day, Google’s lending a helping hand by shaving $ 100 off all available models.

There are three versions of the Pixelbook to choose from, with their newly discounted pricing going as follows:

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Google fixes Pixel XL charging bug with May 2018 security patch

The update is rolling out to the Pixel XL now.

Shortly after the original Pixel XL was updated to Android 8.1, many users took to the depths of the internet to complain about a new charging bug that came with it. Google addressed this issue in late March, saying that “a fix will be rolling out in the coming weeks.” With the May 2018 security patch, that fix is finally here.

As noted in the Pixel/Nexus Security  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2018 preview: All of the big announcements you can expect

Here’s what you can expect to see at Google’s annual developer conference.

For Android and Google enthusiasts, there’s no better time of year than Google I/O. This year’s “festival” starts on May 8 and runs for three days in the sun of Northern California, and will be the stage for Google to make announcements of all sizes about its products, projects and initiatives. We’ll hear about Android, Google Assistant, Chromebooks, Google Play and just about every other  [Read More…]