Tag Archive: Search

Google Assistant in Allo accused of sharing private search history with friends

Even if up until now the Google Assistant wasn’t available independently on non-Pixel Android, the AI-driven companion was available on Android devices via the Google Allo app. During chats, one can call up the Google Assistant and instruct it for example, to provide information about a certain restaurant both parties involved in the convo are […]

Google is making it easier to see the original URL from an AMP search result

A new feature makes it easier to make sure the page you’re seeing from an AMP search result is legit and lets you share the “real” URL with others.

AMP pages are great. They are designed to help us find what we’re looking for when we’re mobile and point us towards search results that are easy to read because they were designed for a smaller screen and touch-based navigation. So many people use their phones to get  [Read More…]

How to fix voice search problems on Gear VR

How do I enable voice search for my Gear VR?

When it comes to browsing the web in VR, Samsung has made it easier than most with the Samsung Internet app for Gear VR. The ability to surf the web and watching anything you come across is generally pretty easy, though reading isn’t always the best experience.

A key part of this experience is voice search, making it so you don’t have to type every character out  [Read More…]

How to clear your Google Play search history

We all have searches we’d rather forget.

We all go on app kicks that could skew our future search results. We may need to cover our tracks after searching for certain kinds of apps) on Google Play. We need to clean things up after our stupid friend/coworker/kid brother searches for apps on our phone as a joke. And when it comes to cleaning our Google Play search history, things are blissfully simple.

Open Google Play. Tap  [Read More…]

Google Android app new feat will help you search even on a spotty connection

It happened to all of us at some point – trying to Google something but unable to retrieve the results due to a spotty connection or no Wi-Fi at all. It’s very annoying right? Today the search giant has announced an update for the Google app which to help users overcome that frustration. Starting this

Snapchat’s Universal Search is everything we ever wanted

Search for friends, content creators, groups and more with Snapchat’s newest universal search feature!

While Snapchat is arguably one of the best things to come out of social media, well, ever, its interface and easy searchability have been seriously lacking.

In an interview with TechCrunch, Snapchat mentioned that it’s rolling out a new interface that’s designed for efficiency and speed, making it easy to find what you’re looking for so you can get back to  [Read More…]

WhatsApp now lets you search for GIFs from within its interface

Spicing up your conversations with GIFs is easier than ever before.

The latest update to WhatsApp beta introduces GIF search, allowing you to search for and add GIFs without leaving the messaging platform. WhatsApp added support for GIFs a few months ago, although it was limited to sharing locally-saved GIFs. Today’s update makes it easier to search through Giphy’s extensive library and add GIFs directly from within WhatsApp’s interface. The update also increases the media sharing limit  [Read More…]

Google revises its Search app with more personal experience

Google has begun rolling out a new version of its Search app with a reconfigured layout that’s also more personalized. Rather than offering things up in a single column with scrolling screens of information, the revised app splits it up into two areas: current topics and upcoming events. Current topics is a section devoted to

You can now book an Uber or Ola directly from Google search results in India

Google Maps picked up integration for ride-hailing services earlier this year, allowing customers to see fare estimates and pickup times for Uber, myTaxi, Ola, Gett, and other services from within the Maps interface.

The company is now rolling out the feature to its search results. Just enter your intended destination in the Google Search app or in Chrome, and you’ll see fare estimates and pickup times for ride services within the search results.

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Pixelify your Android smartphone with the official wallpapers, Pixel icon pack and custom search bar

Are you as excited as we are about Google’s new Pixel smartphones? The reaction is mixed with some fans miffed at the high price of the newest Google devices, with others who simply can’t wait to get their hands on the latest and greatest. If you don’t want to drop $ 650 on the Pixel but want