Google Brings AMP-Powered Searches To Google Images

One of the cool features of Google’s mobile search are its AMP websites. For those who are unaware, basically these are websites marked with a lightning bolt icon in Google search where if you tap on them, they load more or less instantly, thus saving users time from having to wait for them to load.


You Can Now Get 4K Disney, Pixar, Marvel Movies From Google Play

If you’re a fan of Disney, Pixar, or Marvel movies and wouldn’t mind watching it in 4K, you might be interested to learn that Google Play might be the place to get it from. This is because Google has recently started to offer up movies from those franchises in 4K, an interesting move given that Disney does not typically make 4K content available online for purchase.


Google’s Nest Hub Max Will Be Released On September 9

A couple of months ago, Google announced a new smart home device in the form of the Nest Hub Max. If the device caught your attention and you wouldn’t mind getting your hands on it, then you might be pleased to learn that Google has confirmed that the device is currently set for a release on the 9th of September.


Google Introduces ‘Gallery Go’, A Lightweight Alternative To Google Photos

There are many parts of the world in which data can be expensive and internet can be slow and unreliable. This means instead of being concerned about whether your video can be streamed in 4K, some are worried if their videos can even stream smoothly at all, or if their videos won’t eat up all of their data.


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Your Face Data Is Worth $5 To Google

Any software that uses facial recognition requires an ample amount of data to properly train the AI that runs it. Data collection is something that Google has always been quite good at but in what appears to be an attempt to train the AI possibly for face unlock on its upcoming Pixel 4, Google is reportedly giving $5 gift cards to people for their facial data.


Android Q Will Offer Up More Detailed Battery Information On Your Headphones

With more smartphone makers ditching the headphone jack, it means that more users are starting to transition to wireless headphones. While going wireless is no doubt welcome, the downside is that it requires a battery, which means that they need to be constantly charged and where users can run into situations where they’re out of juice.


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.


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.