Google Pixel Phones To Get ‘Personal Safety’ App With Car Crash Detection

Now that we’ve been talking about the Google Pixel 4 coming after October 18, there’s some talk about a new app being rolled out (or to be rolled out) for Pixel devices.Google accidentally updated the ‘Emergency Information’ app on a Pixel 2 XL owned by the Editor of XDA-Developers.After the update, he noticed that it had been rebranded as the “Personal Safety” app.The app was briefly listed at the Play […]


Apple’s Answer To Google’s Street View Is Now Live In New York City, Los Angeles

One of the defining features of Google Maps is Street View. This allows users to get a look at the area on a street level to try and locate shops and landmarks. However, it seems that Apple is ready to challenge Google with its own answer to Street View, also known as “Look Around”, a new feature in Apple Maps.


Pixel 4 Might Only Be Released After October 18

Google is set to officially announce their Pixel 4 smartphones on the 15th of October. If you were hoping that the handset would be available for purchase on the day of launch itself, similar to the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, you might be disappointed to learn that you might have to wait a bit for its release.


These Are The Regions That Will Support The Pixel 4’s Motion Sense At Launch

Based on everything that we know about the Google Pixel 4, one of the upcoming features of the phone is called Motion Sense. This is based on Project Soli that Google has been working on for the past few years. While touchless gestures on smartphones aren’t new and have been attempted by other handset makers in the past, Motion Sense is expected to be a lot better and more accurate.


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Google Assistant Starts Rolling Out To More Chromebooks

Google Assistant is Google’s digital assistant software that can typically be found on its Android smartphones, although in the past few years, we’ve seen it expanded to smart speakers. It even made its way to Chromebook devices made by Google, such as the Pixelbook and Pixel Slate, and the good news is that Google has expanded on its availability.


Congress Isn’t Happy With Google’s Plan To Encrypt DNS

As some of you might be aware, a couple of years ago, Google announced their plans to implement DNS over TLS in Chrome. In case you’re hearing about this for the first time, this will essentially prevent spying and spoofing and will help protect users while they surf the web, assuming they use Chrome.


YouTube Music Replaces Play Music As A Preinstalled App On Android 10

If you install Android 10 on your device and you’re wondering where the Play Music app has gone, it turns out that Google has announced that with Android 10, they have decided to replace the Play Music app as the preinstalled music app with YouTube Music, so don’t be surprised if you find it in place of Play Music.


Google Challenges Apple With ‘Play Pass’ Subscription Service

So it has been about a week since Apple Arcade was launched. In case you are unfamiliar, Apple Arcade is a subscription service where for $4.99 a month, iOS users will be able to access an unlimited number of games, some of which are exclusive to the service. Now it looks like Google wants to take Apple on with their own service called Google Play Pass.


Google May Have To Delete Search Results When Requested

Update: The decision has been made in favor of Google. This means that Google will have to only delete the search results when requested in Europe alone, the global search results will not be affected. You may read the story below to understand the context.Unquestionably, Google is the best search engine out there. In addition to its usefulness, it also happens to be one of the biggest portals to list […]


Google Assistant Will Finally Stop Listening To Your Conversations

You get a personalized experience of Google’s services just because you opted for it. Similarly, Google Assistant is a service that relies on your activity and input. However, with Google Voice & Audio activity, it was not just limited to listening/recording private conversations but also having a human reviewer to access/review it when necessary.And, Google admitted to the fact – makes it even more dangerous (though they justified it as […]


Huawei Mate 30’s Bootloader Won’t Be Unlockable After All

A few days ago, the Huawei Mate 30 series was launched and based on its specs, boy is it an impressive handset. Unfortunately, the phone will not ship with Google Play services which admittedly does tamper our excitement quite a bit, and to make matters worse, it seems that the phone’s bootloader will not be unlockable.


Google Fi Launches A New Unlimited Plan

If unlimited mobile plans appeal to you, then you might be thrilled to learn that Google has announced a new unlimited plan for its Google Fi MVNO service. Given that this is Google, it won’t just be a standard unlimited plan and it will actually come with the addition of a Google One subscription.


How To Manually Update Google Chrome

If for whatever reason your Google Chrome browser isn’t updating automatically, here’s how you can update it manually.


How To Block Images From Loading In Gmail

Did you know that some emails might contain hidden images that are used to track you? If you want to stop that tracking, then here’s how to block images from loading in Gmail.