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Google Maps Could Soon Let Users Share Their Battery Status

02/12/2018, Imagine you’re out and your phone is running low on battery and you don’t have a charger handy. You could send a message to your family or friends to let them know you might soon be unreachable, and you could also share your location in case they want...

Google To Improve Design Of Android P To Attract More iPhone Users

02/12/2018, Google and Apple are constantly in a battle against one another in the mobile space in the Android versus iOS debate, a debate which will probably go on forever (see PC versus Mac) as long as either platform is still alive. Both companies are always...

Unilever Threatens To Stop Advertising On Facebook And Google

02/12/2018, Companies like Google and Facebook make a big chunk of their revenues from online ads. The companies make tens of billions of dollars annually from their ads business, relying on major corporations and even individual users to spend money on their ad...


Google Duo APK Teardown Hints At Multi-Device Support

02/12/2018, With apps like Apple’s FaceTime, it can be used on multiple devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, and even Mac computers, which is kind of the point as it’s supposed to allow users to be reached across a variety of platforms. Duo, which seems to offer...

Google Images To Remove Direct Photo Links As Part Of Getty Deal

02/11/2018, If you’ve searched for images on Google before, you know that there is an option to “View image”, which when clicked will load the image file itself as opposed to the page that uses the image. In a way this is useful if all you want is the image,...

Google Assistant May Get A Dedicated Hardware Button

02/11/2018, The Google Pixel 2 doesn’t have a hardware button to bring up Google Assistant but it does allow users to activate it by squeezing the phone. However, this doesn’t mean that Google’s devices may never have a dedicated button for the...

Android Messages Could Soon Be Accessible From The Web

02/09/2018, One of the trends we’re seeing these days is how messenger apps on our mobile devices also have a desktop counterpart. Take for example apps like WhatsApp, Viber, LINE, KakaoTalk, Facebook Messenger, and Allo, all of whom have either a web version or...

You Can Now Mute Websites Completely In Chrome

02/09/2018, We’re sure many have come across websites that suddenly start to autoplay videos when they load, or even worse, there are some websites that somehow think it’s a great idea to add background music, and making the controls incredibly difficult to find....

Google Fined In India For Alleged ‘Search Bias’

02/08/2018, Google is the most dominant search engine at the moment, and over the years, we’ve started to see Google promote its own services in search results. For example recently Google started to allow users to book their flights and hotels simultaneously...

Pixel Customers Are Suing Google Over Microphone Defects

02/08/2018, When the Google Pixels were launched, shortly after some Pixel users were reporting that they were experiencing issues with their microphones. Google had claimed that this is due to a “a hairline crack in the solder connection on the audio codec”, in...

Google Assistant Being Prepared For Other Chromebooks

02/08/2018, You can’t use Google Assistant on a Chromebook unless you spend a lot of money on Google’s Pixelbook. The company launched this premium Chromebook last year and aside from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, it was one of the few devices with native...

Oreo For Galaxy S8 Doesn’t Bring Project Treble Support

02/08/2018, Google announced its Project Treble last year to enable its hardware partners to deliver Android updates faster. It’s no secret that Android updates aren’t rolled out as quickly as users would want them to which is why it’s a very...

4K Chromebooks Could Be Coming Soon

02/08/2018, While Full HD 1080 displays are more or less the standard and the norm these days when it comes to laptops, we’re starting to see laptop makers push displays to even higher resolutions, offering 2K or even 4K options. However for the most part,...