Google announces Quick Share, updates Chromecast, Fast Pair, Android Auto

At CES 2024, Google has announced the latest updates to its services like Nearby Share, Fast Pair, Chromecast, Android Auto, and more. These help users get more done across their phones, laptops, Bluetooth accessories, TVs, smart homes, and cars, says the company. Continue reading “Google announces Quick Share, updates Chromecast, Fast Pair, Android Auto”

Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 spatial computing platform with 4.3K 90fps support announced

Snapdragon has announced the Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 spatial computing platform. It supports 4.3K per eye resolution and 12 or more concurrent cameras to deliver crisp, immersive mixed reality (MR) and virtual reality (VR) experiences. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2+ Gen 2 spatial computing platform with 4.3K 90fps support announced”

Chrome for desktop gets new security and performance features

Google has announced new security and performance features for its Chrome browser for desktops. In addition to these new updates, Google has also announced that it’ll be bringing smarter and more helpful AI-based features powered by the recently announced Gemini AI model. Continue reading “Chrome for desktop gets new security and performance features”

Android Nearby Share could be rebranded as Quick Share

With Nearby Share, Google streamlined the peer-to-peer file-sharing experience, allowing users to eliminate the need for third-party apps. According to the latest reports, it appears that Google will soon be rebranding Nearby Share to Quick Share. Continue reading “Android Nearby Share could be rebranded as Quick Share”

Google reaffirms Android and Google Play choice with $700 million settlement

Google has disclosed details of a settlement reached in September with state attorneys general, which is now public. Despite being disappointed with a recent trial verdict, Google is challenging it and emphasizes its commitment to enhancing Android and Google Play. Continue reading “Google reaffirms Android and Google Play choice with $700 million settlement”

Google introduces Pixel Repair mode and updated DIY manuals

In 2022, Google forged a partnership with iFixit, and as a result, the company has now introduced new repair features to enhance the phone-fixing experience. Continue reading “Google introduces Pixel Repair mode and updated DIY manuals”

YouTube for TV: Long-form ads and breaks between Shorts

You might often be annoyed with YouTube ads interrupting your streaming experience, especially for long-form content. Back in September, Google announced that it was exploring options to reduce this kind of interruptions by introducing fewer longer ad breaks to create a smoother viewing experience. Continue reading “YouTube for TV: Long-form ads and breaks between Shorts”

Google rolls out Gemini Pro for developers and enterprises

Google recently introduced Gemini, its latest AI model, and has now made Gemini Pro accessible to developers and organizations. Alongside, Google released various AI tools, models, and infrastructure. Here are the key points: Continue reading “Google rolls out Gemini Pro for developers and enterprises”

Google Maps gets Timeline, key location controls and more

Google has introduced new updates to give you even more control over personal information. Back in October, AI-powered updates for smarter navigation were added to Maps. Continue reading “Google Maps gets Timeline, key location controls and more”

Google to add native Private Space support on Android

Google is working on a new feature called “Private Space,” allowing you to hide apps on your phone, according to a report from Android Police. Currently, Android lacks native support for securing your sensitive apps, but the upcoming Private Space feature aims to change that. Continue reading “Google to add native Private Space support on Android”

Google is working on built-in phishing protection for Android

Google is working on adding built-in protection against phishing on Android, according to a report from Android Police. This means the feature will scan apps for signs of phishing or other deceptive actions. For those unaware, phishing is a type of cyberattack where hackers try to trick users into sharing sensitive information. Continue reading “Google is working on built-in phishing protection for Android”

Google India announces ‘Year in Search 2023’ results

Google India has announced the results of “Year in Search 2023” as the year concludes. In 2023, India gained global attention for various reasons, including its historic moon landing and economic presence. Cricket, movies, sports teams, actors, and athletes remained popular search topics globally. Continue reading “Google India announces ‘Year in Search 2023’ results”

YouTube creators get pause comments feature

YouTube is rolling out a new comment moderation feature for creators called Pause. This new feature allows creators to prevent the creation of new comments at the video level, while preserving comments that were already published. Continue reading “YouTube creators get pause comments feature”

Google Bard gets Gemini Pro AI model integration, takes on GPT 4

In the December 2023 Pixel Feature Drop, Google unveiled Gemini, its highly versatile AI model. Designed to operate seamlessly across devices, including data centers and smartphones, Gemini comes in three sizes—Ultra, Pro, and Nano. With advanced multimodal reasoning capabilities, it plays a key role in Bard’s major upgrade. Continue reading “Google Bard gets Gemini Pro AI model integration, takes on GPT 4”

Google unveils Gemini AI model with powerful AI upgrades for Pixel devices

Google has rolled out a Feature Drop, introducing substantial improvements driven by its advanced AI model, Gemini. As Google’s most versatile and potent AI model, Gemini is crafted for seamless operation across a range of devices, spanning from data centers to smartphones. With its three different sizes—Ultra, Pro, and Nano—Gemini is specifically engineered to cater to a variety of computing requirements. Continue reading “Google unveils Gemini AI model with powerful AI upgrades for Pixel devices”