Google Chrome can now save content offline on WiFi

Google Chrome Offline

Google today is releasing a new feature to Chrome that offers another way to use Chrome on Android for users in India along with more than 100 countries including Nigeria, Indonesia, and Brazil. The new feature allows users to surf the web with Chrome even without a constant internet connection. Continue reading “Google Chrome can now save content offline on WiFi”

Google’s Flutter SDK finally moves out of Beta, Release Preview 1 out

Flutter

Flutter is Google’s mobile UI framework that aims at helping developers to make high-quality apps that work on both Android and iOS as easily and seamlessly as possible. Post the Google’s I/O 2018 presentation back in May it has seen a 50% increase in active Flutter users.  Continue reading “Google’s Flutter SDK finally moves out of Beta, Release Preview 1 out”

Google Cloud teams up with Unity to power multiplayer connected games

Unity engine and technology today has announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to simplify game development that also sees the big developer migrate over its infrastructure to Google. Both the companies together will be building a suite of managed services and tools for creating connected games. Continue reading “Google Cloud teams up with Unity to power multiplayer connected games”

Google Podcasts app with AI-powered personalized recommendations, Google Assistant released for Android

Google Podcasts

Google today has launched the Podcasts Android application and it comes packed with AI-based personalized recommendations, discover and listen to favorite podcasts. Google is also partnering with industry experts to improve diversity in podcast creation and transform podcasting for the better. Continue reading “Google Podcasts app with AI-powered personalized recommendations, Google Assistant released for Android”

Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals user’s location

Google is planning on fixing a bug on Chromecast TV streaming stick and Home that reveals user’s location. This bug lets a website collect precise user location data, according to a report from security reporter Brian Krebs. This bug exploits a loophole in Google’s systems to cross-check a list of nearby wireless networks with Google’s precise geolocation look-up services. Continue reading “Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals user’s location”

Google India announces training network for journalists to raise awareness and share new tools to fight fake news

Google India just announced the launch of an extensive training network for journalists in India as a part of  Google News Initiative. With this it aims to raise awareness against misinformation and provide new tools to journalists in their fight against fake news. This will provide training to 8000 journalists in English and six other Indian languages in the next one year.

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Google Datally app update brings guest mode, WiFi map, daily limit and more

Google Datally

Google Datally app was launched back in November 2017 and today the company is rolling out a bunch of new features including guest mode, WiFi map, daily limit and more. Google claims that an average user saved 21% of their mobile data.  Continue reading “Google Datally app update brings guest mode, WiFi map, daily limit and more”

Android Messages gets Web version, Smart Replies, GIF support, link previews and more

Android Messages

Google is finally bringing features to Android Messages application that many would appreciate. Google says that it is creating a messaging experience that would be available on multiple devices, and let you share whatever you want. One among the many features is rolling out is Android Messages for Web that lets you send and receive texts from your computer. Continue reading “Android Messages gets Web version, Smart Replies, GIF support, link previews and more”

Google removes the ability to book Uber cabs within Maps

uber google maps

For reasons unknown, Google has removed the Uber integration within the Google Maps app. Google added the ability to book Uber cab within Maps back in January 2017; this functionality allowed users to identify their route, then check Uber prices and request a ride without leaving the Maps app. Continue reading “Google removes the ability to book Uber cabs within Maps”

Google announces strategic partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, invests $550 million

Google today has announced a new strategic partnership with JD.com; Chinese leading e-commerce companies. As part of this partnership, Google will be investing $550 million in JD.com with an aim to accelerate how retail ecosystems deliver consumer experiences that are helpful, personalized and offer high-quality service in a range of countries around the world, including in Southeast Asia. Continue reading “Google announces strategic partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, invests $550 million”

Gmail V8.6 for Android hints at priority-based notifications, email bundling; adds unsubscribe tips

Gmail

Google is rolling out a new update to Gmail which brings the version number to V8.6. This update finally adds the unsubscribe suggestions and this will make it easier to keep your mail a bit cleaner. It also hints at high-priority notification filter and a limited test of email bundling.  Continue reading “Gmail V8.6 for Android hints at priority-based notifications, email bundling; adds unsubscribe tips”

Google VR180 Creator desktop application for Mac and Linux released

Google VR180

VR180 camera lets you record and creates three-dimensional, immersive photos and videos and now to make it even easier for you to create and edit high-quality VR videos, Google is launching VR180 Creator on Mac and Linux. This application lets you edit VR180 footage with existing VR video tools.   Continue reading “Google VR180 Creator desktop application for Mac and Linux released”

Gmail for iOS gets AI powered high-priority notifications

Gmail

Google today is rolling out a new update to its Gmail app for iOS. This new update brings changes to the way the app pushes out notifications. When you receive important emails in your Gmail inbox, the app identifies which mail will need your attention.  Continue reading “Gmail for iOS gets AI powered high-priority notifications”

Google App Maker low-code application development environment out of beta

Google App Maker

Google today has launched the low-code application development environment tool for building apps. It is an easy to build a custom environment that speeds up workflows and makes processes better. Google also says that App Maker is flexible enough to be as useful to large companies as it is to schools and universities. It is also available for all G Suite for Education, Business and Enterprise customers. Continue reading “Google App Maker low-code application development environment out of beta”