Google for India 2019: Google announces ‘Google Research India’ AI lab, Interpreter Mode, Jobs Spot in Google Pay and more

Google made several announcements at its 5th annual edition of Google for India event. The various announcements include a new Google Research India AI lab, partnership with BSNL to bring public WiFi to villages, support for Google Assistant in feature phones for Vodafone-Idea subscribers, support for more Indian languages in Google Assistant, Google Pay for Business and more.

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Google launches Spot Platform to enhance Google Pay’s offline presence in India

The search engine giant launched Google Pay platform a couple of years back in India, to make payment simple and secure. In general, everyone wants to build customized and branded experiences, where customers can discover, buy and engage directly with a business without having to install an app, or creating new accounts. Continue reading “Google launches Spot Platform to enhance Google Pay’s offline presence in India”

Android TV is getting Data Saver, Data Alerts, Hotspot Guide and offline media cast

Android TVs are gaining popularity in India and many brands are introducing Smart TVs running Android TV at aggressive prices like Xiaomi Mi TV series, Motorola Android TV series and more. In a bid to help users get most out of their Smart TV, Google has now introduced four new India specific features for Android TV including Data Saver, Data Alerts, Hotspot Guide, and offline media cast.

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Google schedules hardware event on October 15 in New York; Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixelbook 2 and more expected

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL has been in a plethora of leaks and rumours for a while now and recently, a hands-on video also surfaced showcasing the Pixel 4 XL in full glory. Now, Google has officially scheduled a hardware event on October 15th 2019 in New York where it is expected to unveil the Pixel 4 Series, Pixelbook 2 and more.

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YouTube Charts featuring trending music lists, top songs, artists, music videos launched in India

Earlier this year, Google launched YouTube Music streaming service in India and the company also introduced student plans for Youtube Premium and YouTube Music Premium later. Expanding its lineup, Google has now officially launched YouTube Charts in India and is now available in over 56 countries alongside the global chart.

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Google Pixel 4 XL with 90Hz display surfaces in hands on videos revealing camera, ‘Motion Sense’ details, could be announced on Oct 15

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL has been in a lot of leaks and rumours all these days. The smartphones are expected to be unveiled by Google next month but now, high-quality hands-on videos of purported Pixel 4 XL have surfaced, showing off the smartphone and revealing key specifications.

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Google removes fake Anti Virus apps from the Play Store after Quick Heal report

Recently, CamScanner app was found with Malware that affected several users. It was subsequently removed from Google Play Store. On similar lines, now, Quick Heal Security Labs have spotted multiple fake Anti Virus applications on Google Play Store and following the report from Quick Heal, Google has removed the fake Anti Virus apps from the Play Store.

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Google to offer ‘Play Pass’ subscription service for premium apps and games [Update: Confirmed to launch soon]

Update: September 10, 2019 — Google has confirmed that Play Pass subscription service is coming soon without revealing the exact launch date. Continue reading “Google to offer ‘Play Pass’ subscription service for premium apps and games [Update: Confirmed to launch soon]”

Apple issues official statement refuting Google’s vulnerability report on iOS security

Recently, Google’s Project Zero researchers issued a detailed report on the security vulnerabilities in iOS and called “one of the largest attacks against iPhone users ever”. Now Apple has issued an official statement refuting the vulnerability report by Google and accuses Google of ‘stoaking fear’ over security issues.

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Google Play Store gets UPI payment method in India

Google rolled out a complete visual redesign of the Play Store for all the users recently. Now, Google has added a new Unified Payment Interface(UPI) payment method in the Play Store to make it even easier for people to pay for apps and in-app content. This will exist alongside the existing payment methods like NetBanking, Credit/Debit Card, Carrier billing, and Play Balance.

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Google Nest Hub with 7-inch display launched in India for Rs. 9999

Google today has launched the Google Nest Hub with built-in Google Assistant in India. It was originally introduced as the Home Hub in the US last year, and lets you use your voice to get the best of Google—Search, YouTube, Google Photos, Calendar, Maps and more—right on Google Nest Hub’s display. It comes with a 7-inch touch screen display that fit right into your home.

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Google Photos now allows you to search for text in pictures

Google Photos photo-sharing app which was launched back in 2015 has been getting new features with updates over the years. Last year, Google rolled out support for Lens in Google Images. Now, with the latest update, Google Photos allows you to search for text in images.

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Google rolls out complete visual redesign for Play Store for all users

Google Play Store is home to numerous apps and has over two billion monthly active users. In an attempt to improve the overall user experience, the search engine giant has rolled out a complete visual redesign for all the users after testing it recenetly. Continue reading “Google rolls out complete visual redesign for Play Store for all users”

Gmail gets AI-powered spelling and grammar correction capabilities

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Google already offers Smart Compose feature in Gmail that uses artificial intelligence to help you draft emails from a lot faster. Now the company is adding new spelling and grammar correction capabilities for Gmail to help users compose emails quickly without worrying about the mistakes.  Continue reading “Gmail gets AI-powered spelling and grammar correction capabilities”