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  • Apple's new feature lets users automatically transfer images from iCloud to Google Photos

    Mar 05, 2021, 07:57 AM IST

    Apple has rolled out a new feature that will let users copy their pictures and videos stored in iCloud to Google Photos without any hassle. As per The Verge, the new service will allow users to automatically transfer photos, videos, and albums from your iCloud Photo Library to Google Photos.

  • Google Maps rolls out dark mode on Android

    Feb 25, 2021, 10:03 AM IST

    The Google Maps app is introducing dark mode for its Android users. As per The Verge, the Google Maps app is getting a true dark mode on Android. The company announced on Tuesday that it is widely releasing the dark theme option that it has been testing in the app since September 2020. The dark mode will be accessible in the app's settings menu, under 'theme'. Google announced the dark mode rollout as part of a batch of new features coming to Android, including some updates to Android Auto. In addition to custom wallpapers, Android Auto is now going to feature games as well. Trivia Crack, Jeopardy!, Song Quiz, and Google's own Are You Feeling Lucky? will be available. The games can be accessed through the assistant by saying "Hey Google, play a game."

  • New Developer Preview for Android 12 suggests potential new UI changes

    Feb 22, 2021, 07:45 AM IST

    American multinational company Google recently released the first Android 12 Developer Preview and one of the most anticipated changes to the next Android release is its brand new UI.

  • Apple Maps to get Google like accident reporting

    Feb 11, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

    Tech company Apple is bringing accident, hazard, and speed check reporting to Apple Maps.

  • FAU-G now globally available on Google play store

    Feb 07, 2021, 09:58 AM IST

    Online multiplayer action game 'FAU-G: Fearless and United Guards', which is the Indian alternative for PUB-G, has now released globally after launching in India on January 26, 2021. According to Mashable, the announcement was made by the games developer 'nCore Games' on Twitter where they stated, "FAU-G goes global #1 Free game FAU-G, proudly made in India, is now available worldwide".

  • Google to abandon its internal game studios

    Feb 03, 2021, 10:55 AM IST

    Few days after announcing its Stadia cloud platform, the American multinational technology company Google is planning to rethink its gaming strategy.

  • Google begins roll out of tab groupings in Chrome for android

    Feb 02, 2021, 11:33 AM IST

    Chrome's Android app is being updated with a new interface for switching tabs, and a new tab grouping feature to help organise open web pages, The Verge quoted a report by 9 to 5 Google.

  • Google to open vaccination clinics at some of its sites

    Jan 26, 2021, 08:13 AM IST

    American multinational technology giant, Google has announced that it is launching an initiative to provide more than one fifty million dollars to promote education and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Google to redesign mobile search with new interface

    News | Jan 24, 2021, 08:42 AM IST

    The American multinational technology company Google is soon going to roll out a new design for its mobile search results. The tech giant is redesigning the search engine interface on mobile devices. The changes are intended to simplify how search results look. According to The Verge, Aileen Cheng, who led the redesign, in an official release announced on Friday, "We wanted to take a step back to simplify a bit so people could find what they're looking for faster and more easily." The redesign will focus on having larger and bolder texts which will help to scan the data easily. The results of the search will also be occupying more width of the user's screen. Not only this, but Google will also be modifying the colours of the interface to help highlight important information without being distracting. Additionally, the upcoming design will put more data on the top of the page and reduce the visual clutter. This will help the users in easily searching the required data without scrolling down too far for the same. As per The Verge, the Google upgrade will roll out in the coming days.

  • Google Chrome update helps users identify, change weak passwords

    Jan 21, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

    With Chrome version 88, tech giant Google is stepping up the security game with additional features to its password protection that will let users know if they are not applying best security practices. According to Mashable, Google has constantly been beefing up its built-in password manager with features. Its biggest is perhaps Chrome's ability to detect if the password you used may have been part of some past data breach.

  • Google online store adds new dedicated section for 'Subscriptions'

    Jan 01, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

    Tech giant Google recently added a new section on its online store which gives all the information one needs about all the different subscriptions that the tech giant offers at one place.

  • Fitbit adds Google Assistant support to smartwatches

    Nov 20, 2020, 08:37 AM IST

    Fitbit on Thursday rolled out a new feature that provides Google assistant support to Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches in the US.

  • Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations

    Nov 13, 2020, 08:24 AM IST

    Google Maps will soon roll out a new Trips tab in timeline on Android that can present customers an abstract of previous holidays and complete kilometres travelled.

  • Google Pay gets revised logo in India

    News | Nov 07, 2020, 08:33 AM IST

    Tech giant Google's Pay app- Google Pay (formerly known as Tez and popularly called GPay) in India has been spotted with a colourful new logo. The new logo is currently live only for selected users.

  • Google Meet desktop users can now customise backgrounds on video calls

    Nov 03, 2020, 04:22 PM IST

    Tech giant Google is introducing custom backgrounds for its Meet video-conferencing platform, the company announced in a blog post.

  • Made by Google products go green with recycled materials

    Oct 28, 2020, 03:53 PM IST

    Google announced that it has achieved one of its goals of using recycled materials in all of its Made by Google products.

  • Facebook enters cloud gaming with different services than competitors

    News | Oct 27, 2020, 04:21 PM IST

    Facebook has entered the field of cloud-based gaming service and on October 26 introduced cloud games to its existing Facebook Gaming application.

  • Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans after Sept 30

    Sep 28, 2020, 12:05 PM IST

    Tech giant Google's video chat platform Google Meet has announced that after September 30, free versions of Meet will be limited to meetings no longer than 60 minutes.

  • iPhone's latest change helps users set Gmail as default email client

    News | Sep 23, 2020, 12:13 PM IST

    Tech giant Google has updated its latest version of Gmail, adding the option for it to become the default email option on iPhones.

  • Paytm returns on Google Play hours after being removed

    News | Sep 18, 2020, 11:30 PM IST

    Paytm mobile application did a comeback on Google Play Store for download, hours after it was removed for "policy violations" by the US company. The Indian company took to Twitter to announce the news.