Google Reminds Gamers That Stadia Isn’t The ‘Netflix For Games’

When Google announced Stadia, they announced that one of the options that users could look forward to was a $9.99 subscription plan. This subscription plan allows gamers to stream their games at a higher quality, while also giving gamers access to a catalog of older games, but Google wants to clarify this service.


YouTube Music Makes It Easier For Users To Switch Between Audio And Videos

One of the features of YouTube Music is that it allows users to not only watch music videos, but they will also be able to stream regular music as well. However, this is usually an either-or kind of situation, where you can either choose to watch a music video or stream its audio, but that will now change.


Additional Google Pixel 4 Renders Surface

As leaks about its upcoming flagship picked up, Google itself posted a render of the Pixel 4. Additional renders of the Pixel 4 have now surfaced, albeit from an unofficial source, and they provide a good look at the company’s new flagship smartphone that’s due to be unveiled in the second half of this year.


New Google Pixel 4 And Pixel 4 XL Specs Leaked

Google is due to launch its flagship Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL handsets later this year. It has already released a teaser for the phones after some of the earlier leaks about them. While Google remains tightlipped on the other details, a new report provides some additional information about key specs of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.


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Google Removes A Bunch Of Apps That Could Be Used For Stalking

In this day and age, being able to look up someone’s information online is pretty easy, especially when in the age of social media, everyone seems to be more than willing to share their personal lives with complete strangers on the internet. This in turn has created a problem in which stalking someone from the comfort of your own home has become a thing.


Google’s Controversial Chinese Search Project Shut Down

It was revealed a few months ago that Google was working on a secretive project for the Chinese market which would essentially have been a censored version of a search engine for the Chinese market. There was a lot of backlash, understandably, with even employees calling on the company to shelve the project. Google has now shut down its controversial “Dragonfly” Chinese search project.


Your ‘Privately’ Shared Google Photos Links Are Actually Not So Private

Google Photos is great because as a cloud-based photo storage system, it allows users to upload photos that can be accessed anywhere. Users can also create photo albums and share those privately with friends or family members, or at least that’s what many have been led to believe.


Google Shuts Down Its Blog Management Tool After Less Than A Year

Back in 2018, Google launched a tool aimed at bloggers and webmasters called Blog Compass. This was a tool designed to help provide users with more insights about their blog, highlight topic that are trending, and so on. The idea is that this would allow bloggers to find more interesting topics to write about.


Google’s Pixel 4 Spotted In The Wild

Usually companies prefer to keep their products a secret until it is ready for an announcement. However, as we have seen in this industry, leaks seem to be rather frequent and as such, we usually get some clues as to what to expect ahead of the announcement, even if we can never be 100% sure they are the real thing.


Hulu Re-Enables 4K Streaming For Chromecast Ultra And Apple TV

If you’re a subscriber to Hulu’s streaming services and would like to take full advantage of your 4K television, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Hulu has since re-enabled 4K streaming. The company had previously introduced 4K streaming but for some reason, in 2018 they decided to remove the option for users to stream in 4K.


Huawei To Debut EMUI 10 In August

Now that Huawei is (sort of) allowed to do business with US companies again, this means that in terms of smartphone operating systems, the company should be allowed to use Google Play services moving forwards. However, there is also the question of its own operating system, and what this change means for it.


Google Responds To Contractors’ Misuse Of Google Assistant Recordings

It was reported yesterday how contractors hired by Google are listening to recordings of conversations that users have had with the Google Assistant. The report mentions that some of these recordings were captured even when the user hadn’t said the “Hey Google” trigger phrase. Google has now commented on the matter through a post on its official blog.


Google Contractors Are Listening To Your Google Assistant Recordings

While Google asserts that they do not listen to users through their Google Assistant-enabled devices, it turns out that the company has kept recordings of your conversations with Google Assistant, and that apparently there are contractors hired by Google who are actually listening to them.


Nest Kills App Support For Apple Watch And Wear OS

Smartwatches are a pretty clever invention, especially since they allow us to do many things without having to reach for our phone. For example, we can send text messages, read notifications, get reminders, set alarms, and so on. There was even a point in time where we could control our smart home devices such as Nest.