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Google Kills Off Instant Search As Users Prefer Mobile Queries, But What Does The Feature Do Again?

Google has announced that it will retire perhaps one of the best things about its search engine: Instant Search. The move, it says, will help make search more fluid on all devices.

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Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Renders Show That Google Is Ditching The Headphone Jack

Alleged renders showing the final designs for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have leaked, hinting at key features, or lack thereof. That’s right, Google might get rid of the headphone jack this time around.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech

Rumor: Google Pixel 2 To Become The First Phone With A Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 Chip

Rumors already plague Google’s forthcoming follow-up to the Pixel, and the newest one suggests something interesting in terms of the phone’s power that conflicts with other reports. New rumors now say the Pixel 2 will ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 25, 2017

The Roomba Could Soon Invade Your Privacy: iRobot Wants To Sell Your Home's Maps

Colin Angle, the CEO of Roomba maker iRobot, revealed plans to sell the home mapping data collected by the cleaning robot to tech companies. The data will help improve smart home devices but possibly at the cost of user privacy.

Smart Home July 25, 2017

Google Rolls Out Last Android O Developer Preview: When Is The Android O Public Release?

Google has rolled out the fourth and final developer preview for Android O. The last beta version of the operating system does not contain any major changes, but it signals that Android O will be launched very soon.

Google July 25, 2017

International Space Station Tour Now Possible With Google Street View

Taking a virtual tour of the International Space Station is now possible thanks to Google Street View. The amazing feat required collaborative efforts from both space and Earth.

Space July 21, 2017

You Can Now Create GIFs With Google's Motion Stills App On Your Android Phone

Google has finally rolled out Motion Stills, a sophisticated GIF creator app, to Android users. The app now comes with a redesigned streaming pipeline that ensure users can have their GIFs at a moment’s notice.

Apps/Software July 20, 2017

Google Introduces Feed, A News Stream Built Around Your Personal Interests

Today marks the end of Google Now and the beginning of the Feed. Google's personalized take on the news feed will make it easier for users to find stories of interest.

Google July 19, 2017

Google's Hire Aims To Help Small And Medium Businesses Find The Talent They Need

After more than a year of testing, Google has finally launched Hire, a tool to help employers find new talent. Integrated into G Suite, Hire seamlessly lets employers take advantage of G Suite apps to streamline the hiring process.

Google July 18, 2017

Google Glass Is Back With An Eye Toward Business

After a lackluster initial launch, Google Glass is back. This time, the company is setting its sight on business enterprises with the Google Glass Enterprise edition.

Wearable Tech July 18, 2017

Google Play Music's New Release Radio Lets You Keep Track Of Your Favorite Artists' Latest Songs

Google has announced that it’s releasing Google Play Music’s New Release Radio feature for all users. Previously, the feature seemed to be positioned as an exclusive station for Samsung phones.

Apps/Software July 13, 2017

Here's What The Google Pixel XL 2 Could Look Like In 'Very Silver,' 'Really Blue'

A leaked render of Google's Pixel XL 2 in 'Quite Black' recently made rounds online. Now images based on it have popped up, giving a look at the upcoming phone in 'Very Silver' and 'Really Blue.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Backup And Sync From Google Desktop Tool Now Available To Windows, Mac Users

Users may now finally download Google’s handy Backup and Sync tool, which puts folders up in the cloud for easy access. The tool is now available for both Mac and Windows owners.

Apps/Software July 13, 2017

New Render Reveals What The Next Google Pixel XL Will Look Like: Slimmer Bezels, Massive Camera Lens, And Squeezable Frame

A new render by Android Police could be the first good look at the Google Pixel XL 2. The smartphone has smaller bezels compared to its predecessor, with a massive camera lens and a squeezable frame.

Google July 12, 2017

Google Rolls Out Panic Detection Mode In Android 7.1 Nougat To Protect Users From Malware: How Does It Work?

Google quietly added a new panic detection mode in Android 7.1 Nougat. The feature will help users fight back against malware trying to hijack their Android devices, and here is how it works.

Google July 11, 2017

Google's Chrome OS Launcher To Turn Chromebooks Into Touch-Friendly Devices

Google has something up its sleeve for Chromebook users: a new Chrome OS launcher with touch-friendly controls. Currently, the feature is far from stable, though.

Apps/Software July 10, 2017

Google Home Bundle Offered On eBay For $99 Before Amazon Prime Day: Will It Sway Customers Away From The Amazon Echo?

Google and eBay teamed up to launch a $99 Google Home bundle right before Amazon Prime Day. Will the offer be good enough to put a dent on the massive sales expected for the Amazon Echo in the annual event?

Google July 10, 2017

Always-On Display Mode Might Come To A Screen Near You, AKA Your Google Pixel Phone

Google's Pixel phones may get one of the most popular features when it comes to mobile technology: an always-on display mode. That's according to a few lines of code in Android O Developer Preview 3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2017

Google Blocks Makes 3D Modeling Accessible To Anyone With An Oculus Rift Or HTC Vive VR Headset

Google Block is the perfect VR app for aspiring 3D model artists. The best part is, it's free, but it requires either an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive VR headset.

Google July 7, 2017

Google's European Problem Is Just Getting Started As The EU Contemplates Another Fine

Google's' troubles in Europe are just getting started. It's been reported that the EU may be about to hand down another massive fine.

Google July 6, 2017

Google Pixel Update Issues: July Security Patch Fails To Install

Google has released the July security patch, but some Pixel owners are having trouble with the installation. Only specific models are affected, and Google says it's looking into the matter.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 6, 2017

Google Pixel XL 2 Concept Shows What The Upcoming Phone Could Look Like [Video]

Someone has managed to create a decent Google Pixel XL 2 concept video, showing what the next Pixel handset could look like. Codenamed Taimen, the forthcoming flagship could be announced this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 5, 2017

Google Play Store July Sale: Games, Apps, Movies, TV Shows, And More Available At Discounted Prices

Google has now officially kicked off its storewide Play Store summer sale, offering steep discounts on basically everything, from books to films to games to apps and more. You can even get four months of Google Play Music for free.

Google July 1, 2017

Mid-Tier Project Fi Phone Said To Be Lenovo's Moto X4

According to recent leaks, the unnamed standalone Google Project Fi smartphone could actually be the Moto X4 from Lenovo. The high-end mid-tier handset will reportedly launch in Q4 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2017

Google News Receives A Makeover: What’s Better About The New Design

Google News implements a huge user interface redesign for its desktop version. Google offers users more control, better accessibility, and easier navigation over their news feed.

Google June 30, 2017

EU Slaps Google With Record $2.7 Billion Fine For Manipulating Search Results

The European Union has slapped Google with a record-breaking fine of $2.7 billion for skewing search results in its favor, hurting rivals. Google has 90 days to change its ways, or else.

Business Tech June 27, 2017

Here's Why You Might Not Want To Buy The Google Pixel 2 But Go For The Pixel XL 2

Recent Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 rumors and leaks gave a good idea about the upcoming Google phones. Based on them, though, the smaller Pixel may be overshadowed by the bigger Pixel.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 27, 2017

Google's Parent, Alphabet, Announces Deal With Avis To Manage Self-Driving Cars

Google's parent company, Alphabet, has announced a deal with Avis to manage its line of self-driving cars. Such a partnership will allow Alphabet to expand its hold in the industry.

Car Tech June 27, 2017

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 Specs Revealed By Benchmarks Get 'Confirmed' Via Leak

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2's specs have been outed by way of a new leak, falling in line with the findings of recent benchmark results.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 25, 2017

Here's How To Remove Your Private Medical Records From Google Search Results - And Why You Should

Did you happen to see your private medical records turn up on Google Search? If you did, then you can have it removed by asking Google to take them down.

Internet June 24, 2017

Google To Stop Reading Gmail Messages: Here's How To Remove Personalized Ads Completely

Google has officially announced that it’s going to stop scanning users’ emails for targeted ads but will continue scanning their other online behavior. Here’s how you can opt out of Google’s targeted ads practice.

Google June 24, 2017

Google Will No Longer Read Your Email For Targeted Ads

Privacy advocates scored a victory today when Google announced an end to its policy of scanning Gmail users' emails. The content was used to create targeted ads, but the company will rely on other means.

Google June 23, 2017

Bigger Isn't Always Better: YouTube Aims To Fix VR By Cutting It In Half

VR still hasn't caught on, but Google's VR 180 may change that. With affordable, easy to use cameras, Google wants to make VR video production easier than ever.

Wearable Tech June 23, 2017

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Knew Self-Driving Car Chief Stole Google Secrets, Says Waymo

As the Uber-Waymo lawsuit keeps unraveling, a new court filing claims that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew about the information stolen from Google. Kalanick reportedly became aware of the matter last year.

Business Tech June 23, 2017

Looking For A Job? Google Has Your Back [Video]

Lookign for a job can be challenging, but Google wants to help. The company is ready to roll out a job search feature as part of its Google for Jobs initiative, aiming to help Americans find jobs easier.

Internet June 20, 2017

Google Play Music Launches 'Exclusive' Radio Station For Samsung Galaxy S8

Google Play Music has launched New Release Radio, an exclusive radio station for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The exclusivity of the feature for these smartphones, however, has been called into question.

Google June 20, 2017

Buy A Google Pixel XL, Get A Free Google Home

The Google Store has launched a promotion that offers a free Google Home for every purchase of the Google Pixel XL. Customers who have their eye on these two devices should send in their order as soon as they can.

Google June 20, 2017

How YouTube Plans To Counter Extremist Videos: Bury Them

Google has announced new measures to counter extremist videos on YouTube. Under the new policy, offensive videos that don't really violate specific guidelines will just get buried, and no ads will appear alongside them.

Internet June 19, 2017

Google Escalates Fight Against Terrorism: Here Are The 4 Things That It Will Do

Google outlined four things that it will do to escalate its fight against terrorism and extremist content online. The Alphabet unit has also committed to teaming up with colleagues in the tech industry, including Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter.

Google June 19, 2017

Apple Will Allow Google Assistant To Replace Siri On iPhone 7s And iPhone 8: Is This Rumor True?

A new rumor claims that Apple will allow Google Assistant to replace Siri on the upcoming iPhone models as the default virtual assistant. Is this rumor true, or does it sound absurd?

Apple June 18, 2017

You Can Back Up Your Entire PC Using Google Drive Soon

Google will release a tool called Backup and Sync late June, a dedicated backup tool for Drive which can monitor files wherever they’re stored. The move stands to make Google Drive a more attractive cloud storage option than rival services.

Google June 14, 2017

Google Pixel XL 2 Reportedly Dropped In Favor Of Larger 'Taimen' Smartphone From LG

Google has apparently dropped the smartphone codenamed 'Muskie,' rumored to be the Pixel XL 2. Instead, the company will reportedly release an LG-made 'Taimen' handset as the Pixel XL successor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 13, 2017

Google Pixel XL 2 Benchmark Reveals All Core Specs: What To Expect

The upcoming Google Pixel XL 2 has surfaced on the GFXBench database, revealing its core specifications. If this turns out to be accurate, the Pixel XL 2 will be a powerful flagship all around.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 10, 2017

First Major Leak Reveals That Google's Pixel 2 Will Be One Of The Best Smartphones Of The Year

Leaks are commonplace in the tech world and Google is no exception. The first major leak regarding the Pixel 2 is here and it tells us a lot about the upcoming smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

Android O Developer Preview Confirms Version Number And Other Details

Android O is launching in a few months, and the latest version gives us some clues about the operating system's features. Here's what we know.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

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