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YouTube Back Online After Outage Makes Internet Freak Out

YouTube services went dark late Tuesday night for at least an hour stirring a buzz on the web. This has prompted the Philadelphia Police Department to send out some very hilarious tweets.

Internet October 18, 2018

YouTube Down: YouTube Fans Greeted By 500 Error Messages, Issue Rattles Online Community

YouTube video service suffered an outage late Tuesday night, rattling the online community, who were greeted by '500 Internal Server Error' messages.

Internet October 16, 2018

Google Pixel 3 Vs Samsung Galaxy S9: The Battle Of The Flagship Android Smartphones

Google has officially unveiled the massively leaked Pixel 3, alongside the Pixel 3 XL, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub. How does the device compare to other flagship Android smartphones, particularly the Samsung Galaxy S9?

Google October 10, 2018

Google Kept Google+ Data Breach Secret To Avoid Comparisons With Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Google is now shutting down Google+, but not because of the lack of users and activity. A data breach compromised the data of 500,000 users on the social network, but Google decided to keep the security incident a secret.

Google October 9, 2018

Google Kept Google+ Data Breach Secret To Avoid Comparisons With Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Google is now shutting down Google+, but not because of the lack of users and activity. A data breach compromised the data of 500,000 users on the social network, but Google decided to keep the security incident a secret.

Google October 9, 2018

Google Pixel Slate Leaked: Here's What We Know So Far About The Chrome OS Tablet

The Pixel Slate, Google's first Chrome OS tablet, was leaked ahead of the upcoming Made by Google event. The device will be unveiled alongside the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.

Google October 8, 2018

Play 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' For Free On Chrome Through Project Stream By Google

Google unveiled Project Stream, the company's attempt at figuring out video game streaming. It has teamed up with Ubisoft to offer 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' for free, playable on the Chrome browser for a limited number of testers.

Video Games October 3, 2018

Google Search Secrets: Here's How To Play The Hidden Text Adventure Game

Google Search has a hidden text adventure game that lets players take on the role of the capital G in the Google logo. The game is a bit more complicated to access and play compared to previous Google easter eggs.

Google October 2, 2018

Google China Prototype Allows Government To Track Search Queries Of Citizens

Google's new search engine for China will allow the government to track the search queries of its citizens. Codenamed Project Dragonfly, it will also prevent Chinese people from accessing information deemed sensitive by the ruling Communist Party.

Google September 17, 2018

Google Inbox Will Shut Down Next Year: All The Best Features Are Already On Gmail

Starting March 2019, Google will stop its Inbox app and make all its best features available on Gmail. Since its introduction in 2014, Inbox became popular to a segment of users despite the Gmail’s existence.

Google September 13, 2018

Apple Pay, Google Pay Begin Rollout To Most 7-Eleven Stores In US

Apple Pay and Google Pay are heading to most 7-Eleven stores in the United States. This might look like simply adopting new technology, but it is much more than that, as it represents a turnaround for the convenience store chain.

Apps/Software September 11, 2018

Google Pixel 3 Event Set For Oct. 9: What Else Will Be Unveiled?

Google has sent out invitations for a Made by Google event on Oct. 9 in New York. The highlight is widely expected to be the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, but Google likely has more hardware to unveil.

Google September 7, 2018

Here's How To Install Android 9 Pie On OnePlus 6: Open Beta Now Available

The Android 9 Pie Open Beta build is now available to download for OnePlus 6 owners. Installing the mobile operating system, however, is not as easy as triggering an over-the-air update.

Google September 4, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL Leaks Keep Coming: Unreleased Smartphone Left In Lyft Ride

A Lyft driver found a pre-production unit of the Google Pixel 3 XL at the back of his vehicle. He returned the smartphone prototype to the passenger who left it, but not before taking a few pictures of the device.

Google September 4, 2018

Google Hacked By Own Employee: Vulnerability Found In Supposedly Secure Doors Of Sunnyvale Campus

The supposedly secure key card-enabled doors of Google's Sunnyvale campus were hacked. Fortunately, it was a Google employee with no ill intentions, but it again raises concerns over Internet of Things security.

Google September 4, 2018

The Google Titan Security Key, Now Available For $50, Will Protect Your Online Accounts

Google boasted that none of their employees have been victimized by a phishing attack since they were required to use physical security keys. Google's own version of the device, the Titan Security Key, is now available on the Google Store.

Google September 1, 2018

Google To Revamp Wear OS: Here's Everything That Will Change

Google made a complete makeover of the 'Wear OS' before its projected release next month. The upcoming Wear OS is concentrated more on proactive information cards, enforceable notifications, Google fit, and a Google assistant feed.

Google August 30, 2018

Google Assistant Now Lets Users Control Nest And Yale Smart Lock With Voice Commands

Starting Aug. 29, the 'Nest x Yale Smart Lock' can now be maneuvered by Google Assistant with voice commands. The Nest x Yale lock costs in the range of $249 to $279.

Google August 29, 2018

Google Helps Military Veterans Looking For Work After End Of Service

Google introduced a series of tools on Monday to help military veterans find a job after the end of their service. The program is part of the company's 'Grow with Google' career services program.

Google August 28, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Installer Allowed Hackers To Infect Smartphones With Malware

Google discovered a vulnerability that allowed hackers to install malware through the 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android installers. Epic Games has since patched the exploit, but it is unhappy with how Google dealt with the security issue.

Video Games August 26, 2018

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL To Have ‘Super Selfie’ Feature

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will offer users a new feature dubbed as ‘Super Selfies’ made possible by its dual front camera. Reports also suggest that one of the cameras will have a wide angle lens.

Google August 26, 2018

New Google Pixel 3 XL Leaks: Sample Photos By Camera And Wireless Charging In Action

Sample photos taken by the camera of 'Google Pixel 3 XL' circulated online on Wednesday morning. The Google Pixel 3 XL, which is projected to hit the market in October, is believed to also have a wireless charging capability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 22, 2018

Google’s New ‘Tell Me Something Good’ Feature Makes This Dreary World Seem A Bit Better

Google has Assistant feature that’ll tell you good news happening around the world. It won’t shield you from the horrors, it just wants to show you that people can still change the world even in small ways.

Google August 22, 2018

Google Targeted By Lawsuit Over Shady Location Tracking Policy

Google is facing a lawsuit for violating California’s privacy laws. The case stemmed from AP’s report that it still stores location data even if the user turns off the Location History.

Google August 21, 2018

You Can Now ‘Undo’ Sent Emails On Gmail For Android: Here’s How

Google is finally bringing its undo feature to Gmail for Android. For years it’s been a staple of the Gmail for desktop experience, but now mobile users will finally be able to take advantage of it as well.

Apps/Software August 21, 2018

Is Your Google Pixel 2 XL Sluggish? You Might Get A Free Replacement

Google is aware of a Pixel 2 XL slowness issue, which is happening a few months before the Pixel 3 XL launch. Google has pinpointed three possible reasons for the problem, one of which may lead to a free replacement.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2018

Google Goggles Is Now Officially Dead — Install Google Lens Instead

Google Goggles is officially dead. Google has punted its ancient visual search platform into the sunset, telling users to download and install Google Lens instead, which offers a vastly better experience.

Google August 18, 2018

Google To Launch New Version Of Chromecast With Bluetooth, Stronger Wi-Fi

An amended FCC filing reveals Google will soon release an updated Chromecast device with better Wi-Fi and expanded Bluetooth support. Details such as pricing and release date remain uncertain, though.

Google August 18, 2018

Gmail For Mobile Gets Confidential Mode: What It’s For And How To Use It

Confidential Mode, introduced as part of the new Gmail, has arrived on mobile. Gmail for Android users can now send confidential emails, complete with expiration dates and SMS passcodes.

Google August 18, 2018

Google Adds Subtopics To Featured Snippets In Search

Google Search just got a little bit better. Featured Snippets now display relevant subtopics because Google knows you’re too lazy to search for them yourself.

Google August 17, 2018

Google Is Making It Easier For Android To Support Hearing Aids

Pairing hearing aids with iPhones are easy. On Android, it’s essentially non-existent — but that will change soon thanks to a new protocol called ASHA that Google has developed.

Google August 17, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Google Coach, An AI-Powered Fitness And Health Platform

Google is developing a device that will focus on tracking the health and fitness. The one of a kind gadget will also be able to plan weekly meals and recommend restaurants for its users.

Google August 16, 2018

Android 9 Pie Disables Call Recording: Feature Still Available, But With A Catch

Google's Pixel and Pixel 2 owners can enjoy the latest features of the Android 9 Pie, but recording phone conversations is not one of them. However, rooting can allow owners to install apps to record phone talks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 16, 2018

Google Says It’s Going To Fix Android Pie Fast Charging Issue

Pixel XL owners are complaining about the issue brought by Android Pie. Users have reported an issue that killed their phone’s fast-charging ability, and now Google has marked the problem as 'Assigned.'

Google August 15, 2018

Android P Reportedly Disables Fast Charging In Older Pixel XL Phones: Report

If you have a Google Pixel XL, don’t upgrade to Android Pie just yet. Apparently, some users have discovered that their fast charging capabilities have been disabled by the new operating system.

Apps/Software August 14, 2018

Google Knows Where You Are, Even If You Turn Off Location History: Here's How To Stop It

Users who want to protect their location data from Google will have to do more than just deactivating the Location History feature. Apparently, they will also have to disable Web & App Activity, which is buried under Google's menu.

Google August 14, 2018

Chromebooks Will Be Able To Run Windows 10 Via ‘Campfire’ Feature, Like Boot Camp On MacBooks: Report

A new feature called Campfire has been discovered on Chromebooks. It would apparently let those machines dual-boot Chrome OS and Windows 10, greatly expanding their capabilities and appeal.

Google August 13, 2018

Google’s Plans For Censored Search In China Is Stupid, Said Former Head Of Free Expression

Google is allegedly planning to release a Search app in China that will block certain sites in compliance with the country’s aggressive censorship policies. A former executive thinks it's stupid.

Google August 12, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL Hands-On Video Leaked: ‘Confirms’ 6.7-Inch Display, Camera Specs, And More

The Google Pixel 3 XL has practically been revealed thanks to this leaked hands-on video. The specs aren’t too surprising considering the phone is a flagship device, but the humongous screen is a sight to behold.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 11, 2018

Google Chrome Now Works With Native Windows 10 Notifications: Here’s How To Get It

Google Chrome now works natively with Windows 10 notifications. Google is slowly rolling the feature to all users, but here’s how to turn it on right now.

Google August 9, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL Unboxing Reveals Massive Notch, Wired Pixel Buds With USB-C Connector

A Pixel 3 XL unboxing video and series of pictures revealed the massive notch of the Android smartphone, and that it will come with wired USB-C headphones. It is unclear how the device was acquired by the uploader.

Google August 9, 2018

Android 9 Pie Now Available On Google Pixel Phones: How To Download And Install

Android P is now finally available on all Pixel phones, plus the Essential Phone. Some features are missing, though, and won’t arrive until another update arrives this fall.

Apps/Software August 7, 2018

Finally, The Perfect Use For Google Glass: Helping Kids With Autism Identify Emotions

Contrary to popular belief, Google Glass is not dead. While development has largely become stagnant, it still has many potentials such as this new implementation, which helps autistic kids identify emotions better.

Google August 3, 2018

Android P Reportedly Launching Aug. 20, But Here’s How To Install It Now

Evan Blass just teased that Android P is officially launching on Aug. 20, but if you have a compatible phone, you can install it now.

Apps/Software August 3, 2018

Google Maps Gets New Creepy Feature That Shares Your Phone Battery Status

Google Maps now shares your battery percentage data to other users. Keep in that mind before telling friends you didn’t respond because you were running out of battery, they’ll know if you’re lying.

Apps/Software August 3, 2018

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