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With the Pixel Watch closer to release, Google is enforcing new Wear OS app quality guidelines

WITH THE PIXEL WATCH CLOSER TO RELEASE, GOOGLE IS ENFORCING NEW WEAR OS APP QUALITY GUIDELINES

With the recent reveal of the Samsung Gear S4 Galaxy Watch, an Apple Watch Series 4 announcement looming on the horizon, and a Google...

WhatsApp backup on Google Drive is now free

WHATSAPP BACKUP ON GOOGLE DRIVE IS NOW FREE

WhatsApp has been offering for quite some time to backup all your conversations, photos, and videos to Google Drive. It used to take...

 
 
 
Chrome Canary Will Use Partial Page Loads To Speed Up Browsing Time

CHROME CANARY WILL USE PARTIAL PAGE LOADS TO SPEED UP BROWSING TIME

Thanks to how much faster our internet speeds are getting, websites load pretty fast, but of course it could always be improved upon...

Google Voice app for Android updated with Contacts tab

GOOGLE VOICE APP FOR ANDROID UPDATED WITH CONTACTS TAB

Google Voice was recently revamped for iOS which included a bunch of changes, including a new dark green app icon and app elements....

 
 
 
Latest Chrome Canary Feature Will Mean Faster Page Load Times

LATEST CHROME CANARY FEATURE WILL MEAN FASTER PAGE LOAD TIMES

Google Chrome's development is split into multiple channels so that new features can be developed and tested quickly and before they...

Google reportedly working on a health and fitness assistant called Google Coach

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY WORKING ON A HEALTH AND FITNESS ASSISTANT CALLED GOOGLE COACH

Google plans to strengthen its presence in the wearables market with a health and fitness assistant that might or might not be called...

 
 
 
Call Recording Won't Be Possible On Android 9 Pie

CALL RECORDING WON'T BE POSSIBLE ON ANDROID 9 PIE

Amid reports that Android 9 Pie might bring a native call recording feature , the reality actually appears to be on the contrary. It...

Google One upgrade plans now available in the US

GOOGLE ONE UPGRADE PLANS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE US

Google is rolling out its Google One storage service in the US. Users in the states can now choose to upgrade their existing paid Google...

 
 
 
Wear OS gets a mandatory quality review process on Google Play Store

WEAR OS GETS A MANDATORY QUALITY REVIEW PROCESS ON GOOGLE PLAY STORE

Google is making a bit of noise about something that users may have presumed has actually been the case even when Wear OS by Google...

Current Chromebooks may not get Campfire, ability to boot Windows 10

CURRENT CHROMEBOOKS MAY NOT GET CAMPFIRE, ABILITY TO BOOT WINDOWS 10

Google developers are working hard to implement Windows 10 support into Chrome OS. However, new evidence suggests the Pixelbook is...

 
 
 
Google will mandate review process to boost Wear OS app quality

GOOGLE WILL MANDATE REVIEW PROCESS TO BOOST WEAR OS APP QUALITY

Google is concerned that Wear OS apps aren't meeting their full potential under the Play Store's optional app review process, so it...

Google's Transparency Report Now Includes Political Ad Spend

GOOGLE'S TRANSPARENCY REPORT NOW INCLUDES POLITICAL AD SPEND

Google has now added information regarding politically-motivated advertising on its Search platform to its frequently updated Transparency...

 
 
 
The first Android 9 Pie phones will arrive this autumn

THE FIRST ANDROID 9 PIE PHONES WILL ARRIVE THIS AUTUMN

Google has just announced an update to Android Go. Called Android 9 Pie , the biggest change is increased storage. Google said the...

Android Pie makes it impossible to record calls with third-party apps

ANDROID PIE MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE TO RECORD CALLS WITH THIRD-PARTY APPS

Having only launched a week ago , Android users are still figuring out all the changes and quirks introduced in the 9.0 Pie update....

 
 
 
Motorola P30, an iPhone X copycat, actually looks pretty great

MOTOROLA P30, AN IPHONE X COPYCAT, ACTUALLY LOOKS PRETTY GREAT

When the Motorola P30 was leaked earlier this week, all I could see was the latest Android-laden iPhone X. Even though the Essential...

Google wants to increase Wear OS app quality with mandatory Play Store review

GOOGLE WANTS TO INCREASE WEAR OS APP QUALITY WITH MANDATORY PLAY STORE REVIEW

With a “ lead smartwatch ” coming this fall and rumors of a Google-made Pixel wearable, Wear OS has seen a flurry of activity in recent...

 
 
 
Android 9 Pie: What Are App Actions & How To Use Them

ANDROID 9 PIE: WHAT ARE APP ACTIONS & HOW TO USE THEM

With Android 9 Pie , Google rolled out a new feature called “App Actions”. These are actions that will appear in the app drawer below...

Google's Ad Library lists political advertising on Search, YouTube ahead of U.S. midterms

GOOGLE'S AD LIBRARY LISTS POLITICAL ADVERTISING ON SEARCH, YOUTUBE AHEAD OF U.S. MIDTERMS

Last year, Google and other companies detailed how Russia used tech platforms to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. Ahead of the...

 
 
 
Has your battery life been worse on Android 9 Pie?

HAS YOUR BATTERY LIFE BEEN WORSE ON ANDROID 9 PIE?

Android Pie started rolling out to Pixel owners and the Essential Phone last week, and in the days since there's been a lot of feedback...

Third-party calling apps no longer work with Android 9.0 Pie

THIRD-PARTY CALLING APPS NO LONGER WORK WITH ANDROID 9.0 PIE

There is a lot to love about Android 9.0 Pie. But as users update their phones, they noticed an annoying new issue: Google removed...