Tag Archives: Google

Google officially introduces emoji mashup stickers on Gboard as ‘Emoji Kitchen’ (Update: More compact interface)

Google officially introduces emoji mashup stickers on Gboard as 'Emoji Kitchen' (Update: More compact interface)

Gboard is constantly under construction as Google keeps finding ways to improve one of the most used tools on our phones. The latest experiment looks extremely similar to an earlier test that added GIF and sticker suggestions for emoji last year. This time, the company is experimenting with stickers that …

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Coronavirus: Monument Valley 2, One of the Best Games on Android, Is Now Free on Google Play

Coronavirus: Monument Valley 2, One of the Best Games on Android, Is Now Free on Google Play

With the coronavirus pandemic entering a critical phase, and everyone staying at home amidst global lockdowns, we’re turning to apps and games to help pass the time. In a small but meaningful move that will help a lot of people with Android devices stuck at home, Monument Valley 2 is …

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Google Chrome and Chrome OS releases are paused due to coronavirus (Update: Unpaused)

Google Chrome and Chrome OS releases are paused due to coronavirus (Update: Unpaused)

For the past few years, a new Chrome release has occurred every six weeks, with changes coming to Chrome OS shortly afterward. However, the ongoing coronavirus outbreak has caused many companies to delay or scale back product releases, and it seems Chrome is no exception. Google today announced on the …

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Facebook, Google May Lose Over $44 Billion in Ad Revenue in 2020 Thanks to Coronavirus: Report

Facebook, Google May Lose Over $44 Billion in Ad Revenue in 2020 Thanks to Coronavirus: Report

The Novel Coronavirus pandemic can wipe out more than $44 billion in global ad revenue for the tech giants Facebook and Google in 2020 as digital advertising runs dry, a new report has predicted. According to global investment bank and financial services company Cowen & Co., Google’s total net revenue …

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Google Podcasts app now available on iOS

New Home tab

Google has finally released its podcasts app on iOS. This is by far the most feature-rich the service has ever been and finally has a shot at being a usable podcasting app. New Home tab The new app features a new three tab UI. The first home tab …

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A virtual vacation with Google Earth and Street View may be just what you need right now

A virtual vacation with Google Earth and Street View may be just what you need right now

We could all use a vacation these days. The constant bombarding of Coronavirus news, inability to go outside or make contact with other human beings, persistent stress over cleaning and disinfecting everything, and uncertainty over the future are becoming too daunting for everyone. With traveling out of the question, I …

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Google Podcasts gets proper queue, auto downloads, and bottom bar in big redesign (Updated)

Google Podcasts gets proper queue, auto downloads, and bottom bar in big redesign (Updated)

Google Podcasts may be well-integrated with Assistant and Home and Nest speakers, but compared to many other players out there, it has always been rather lackluster: Among other things, people have been complaining about missing features such as queues and auto-downloads. It looks like Google took this criticism to heart, …

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Google Stadia: Subscription cost, games list, free games, compatibility requirements, and more (Update: April’s free games)

Google Stadia: Subscription cost, games list, free games, compatibility requirements, and more (Update: February's free games)

In fall 2018, Google made its interest in gaming known with Project Stream, a beta that let users play the high-end Assassin’s Creed Odyssey from a humble Chrome tab. The following spring, it announced Stadia, a full-fat gaming platform that would leverage the company’s computing and networking prowess to provide …

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Google Play introduces Asset Delivery system to streamline game downloads

Google Play introduces Asset Delivery system to streamline game downloads

While the world is slowly progressing with faster Internet connectivity, and OEMs are iteratively offering more storage space in devices, it’s still hard to keep up with the rate that games and some other apps have been growing. To combat this trend, Google is introducing a new Asset Delivery API …

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