Gboard for iPhone gets support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle

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Google has updated Gboard for iPhone with a number of feature. The update that bumps the app to version 1.3.0 brings support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle. Continue reading “Gboard for iPhone gets support for voice typing,15 new languages and Google Doodle”

Google is testing VoLTE calling support for select Project Fi subscribers

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Google said that it is testing VoLTE network connections for some Project Fi users. With VoLTE, phone calls use 4G LTE that results in better call quality and faster data connections. However, VoLTE will not use your monthly data to offer the service. Continue reading “Google is testing VoLTE calling support for select Project Fi subscribers”

YouTube will kill 30-seconds unskippable ads in 2018

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YouTube’s most irritating 30-seconds unskippable ad format will go away next year. Google told the Campaign in a statement that it will kill this ad format in 2018. The video service will instead introduce more frequent six-second unskippable ads starting next year.

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Google Home will now let you shop with the help of Google Assistant

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Google Home will now let you shop for everyday things using simple voice commands. The digital voice activated smart speaker will let users shop for goods from about 50 retailers across the United States such as Costco, Whole Foods, Walgreens and so on. Continue reading “Google Home will now let you shop with the help of Google Assistant”

7-year-old-girl asks job in Google, this is what CEO Sundar Pichai replied

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Every year around 2 million people apply for a job at Google and not everyone gets accepted. We are pretty sure there is a knack for it and this little girl from the UK have got it right. Continue reading “7-year-old-girl asks job in Google, this is what CEO Sundar Pichai replied”

Google Search will now offer an array of fun facts about animals, fruits and more

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Google Search already offers you results about almost anything and everything and now it will provide you even more. The search engine giant is all set to offer fun facts about a plethora of topics ranging from food to animals.
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Google Home and Amazon Echo might get support for voice calling

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It looks like Amazon and Google want their smart speakers to make and receive phone calls. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, both the companies are planning to add voice calling functionality to Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.

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Google App Alpha update with Google Assistant for non-Pixel phones pops up online

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Those who signed up for the Google app Beta channel previously are now getting the “alpha” release of the Google app v6.13 update, which as per the users has lots of bugs. Continue reading “Google App Alpha update with Google Assistant for non-Pixel phones pops up online”

Android’s Instant Tethering feature is rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices

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Google rolling out a new Android feature to Pixel and Nexus devices. Dubbed as Instant Tethering, the feature lets you share a cellular data connection between certain Pixel and Nexus devices via Wi-Fi when they’re signed in to the same Google Account. Continue reading “Android’s Instant Tethering feature is rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices”

YouTube Go beta for Android with offline video viewing and sharing now available

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Google announced YouTube Go app with offline viewing and sharing of videos back in September last year on its its 18th birthday. Today it has finally released the beta version of the app in India. The app has 8 Indian languages – Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu,Kannada, Gujarati and Malayalam or you can choose English.  Continue reading “YouTube Go beta for Android with offline video viewing and sharing now available”

Google bags Rs.150 cr deal to provide WiFi across Pune

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Google has bagged a deal to provide WiFi across Pune via its Google Station initiative. The company has received WiFi deal for the Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited (PSCDCL) under which it will offer fast speed WiFi hotspots in the city. This will make Pune the first city in the world to get Google Station.  Continue reading “Google bags Rs.150 cr deal to provide WiFi across Pune”

Android Nougat running on mere 1.2% devices, Marshmallow adoption at 30.7%

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Google is out with its monthly Android distribution chart for the month of February. Android Nougat has finally crossed 1 percent mark nearly six months after its release. Nougat is present on just 1.2 percent of android devices of which only 0.9 percent of devices run Nougat 7.0 while Nougat 7.1 runs only on 0.3 percent of devices. The Nougat adoption has been increased by only 0.5 percent. Continue reading “Android Nougat running on mere 1.2% devices, Marshmallow adoption at 30.7%”

List of smartwatches that will receive Android Wear 2.0 update

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Google introduced Android Wear 2.0 with revamped UI, standalone apps, gesture keyboard and more back in May last year at the I/O developer conference. Today it introduced LG Watch Style and Watch Sport smartwatches running the latest Android Wear 2.0. It also announced the list compatible watches that will get the latest update. Check out the list below. Continue reading “List of smartwatches that will receive Android Wear 2.0 update”