Google said to be testing gesture-based navigation in Android P

Google Android P navigation

Google is said to be testing gesture-based navigation in Android P much like the iPhone X. The screenshots of the navigation bar have surfaced which gives a glimpse of a short little bar in place of the home button, a back arrow that’s now hollowed-out, and no app-switcher at all. We have already seen brands experimenting with gestures including OnePlus, Xiaomi that quite resemble the iPhone X style. Continue reading “Google said to be testing gesture-based navigation in Android P”

Android Messages desktop client expected to release soon, could let you link Google Account

Android Messages

Back in February, there were reports that Google is working on a web-based client for Android Messages. It looks like Google might be rolling out this very soon. The code hinted at compatibility with all major desktop browsers like Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc., rather than a stand-alone app. Continue reading “Android Messages desktop client expected to release soon, could let you link Google Account”

Google Lens in Assistant and Photos can now detect cat and dog breeds

 

Google Lens Preview

Google made an announcement that the Lens in both Assistant and Photos would get new features like improved support for recognizing animals and this ability to detect cat and dog breeds is now rolling out to users. Earlier Google was only able to generically reply with “looks like a cat.”  Continue reading “Google Lens in Assistant and Photos can now detect cat and dog breeds”

Revamped Gmail for Web with Smart Replies, Snooze, and more surfaces

Redesigned Gmail

Just yesterday there were reports that Gmail is being revamped with new web U.I, smart replies and more. Today we are having the first look at the updated Gmail and how it looks once it is rolled out. The new design is said to bring it closer to the company’s tweaks for Gmail on mobile devices. Continue reading “Revamped Gmail for Web with Smart Replies, Snooze, and more surfaces”

Gmail to get revamped web UI, snooze, smart replies and more soon

Gmail

Google is said to be making changes to its Gmail platform as G Suite administrators, received an email regarding the Early Adopter Program which will be kickstarted in the coming weeks. These changes are said to bring “fresh, clean look,”  it will also bring features like the ability to “snooze” emails to reappear in your inbox later, and more. Continue reading “Gmail to get revamped web UI, snooze, smart replies and more soon”

Google Sheets gets support for recording macro sheets, new chart types, better spreadsheets printing and more

Google Sheets

Google today has announced a series of new updates to Sheets that brings support for recording macro sheets, new chart types, better spreadsheets printing and more. It also brings a way to record macros in the cloud to automate repetitive tasks, as well as more formatting options. Continue reading “Google Sheets gets support for recording macro sheets, new chart types, better spreadsheets printing and more”

Google no longer selling original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones

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Pixel and Pixel XL 2016 marked the first official introduction of the Pixel-series by Google which also killed off the Nexus series. However, Google today has officially removed the original Pixel and Pixel XL from its online stores. Accessories” category now joins the latest Pixel 2 flagship in the online store listing. Continue reading “Google no longer selling original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones”

Google-branded 4K Android TV dongle with Assistant-enabled remote, Android Oreo passes through the FCC

4K AndroidTV

A new Android TV with Google logo and manufactured by the Shenzhen SEI Robotics Co., Ltd. has passed through the FCC. It comes with “4K ATV Stick” naming and pictures showing off HDMI dongle, with Google Logo running the latest version of Android TV and with a Google Assistant enabled voice remote. Continue reading “Google-branded 4K Android TV dongle with Assistant-enabled remote, Android Oreo passes through the FCC”

Google Home and Home Mini India launch offers – Free JioFi with 100GB data, offers from Flipkart, ACT Fibernet and more

Google today launched the Home and Home Mini smart speaker in India for Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 4,499, respectively. It is already on sale in the country online on Flipkart as well as 750+ retail stores across the country including Reliance Digital, Croma, Bajaj Electronics, Vijay Sales, Sangeetha, and Poorvika.  Reliance Jio, Flipkart and ACT Fibernet have announced several offers. Google already announced that all buyers get six months free Google Play Music subscription till October 31, 2018.

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Google opens up VR180 to developers and manufacturers

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Google today announced that it is opening up its VR180 to developers and manufacturers. We can expect VR180 devices and apps in the future. it published on how developers can start engaging with the format and offer VR180 products. Continue reading “Google opens up VR180 to developers and manufacturers”

Google Home and Home Mini launched in India for Rs. 9999 and Rs. 4499

Google today launched Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in India, as it had promised. Google introduced its Google Home smart speaker back in October 2016 and the Google Home Mini was introduced in October last year.

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Google Chrome said to get full-scale Material Design 2 revamp in September

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Back in February, it is reported that Google is working on a mysterious Material Design 2 which was spotted in Google’s open source repository for Chrome and Chrome OS. However, Google quickly made the Commit private as soon as the news broke. However, there few changes to the Commit once again and it now appears that the Chrome browser will receive a full-blown redesign during September.  Continue reading “Google Chrome said to get full-scale Material Design 2 revamp in September”

Google Voice Wi-Fi calling beta starts rolling out

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Google has finally started enlisting users to beta test for a data-only calling option on the Google Voice. Wi-Fi calling lets you reduce roaming charges when you’re on the go, stay connected when you have poor cell service and the ability to make calls from any device or from the web. Continue reading “Google Voice Wi-Fi calling beta starts rolling out”

Google Chrome Emoji shortcut starts rolling out for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS

Chrome Emoji

Emoji are a way of expressing and are commonly used in conversation made on a smartphone or tablet. But now Google Chrome is working on making it easier to use emoji on desktops. All major operating systems now have an easy to bring up a special emoji/symbols picker which is usually hidden behind a key combination. Continue reading “Google Chrome Emoji shortcut starts rolling out for Mac, Windows and Chrome OS”