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Google aggregates user location history to quantify COVID-19 impact in 131 countries

GOOGLE AGGREGATES USER LOCATION HISTORY TO QUANTIFY COVID-19 IMPACT IN 131 COUNTRIES

Big data is being leveraged around the world to help mange the wide-ranging impact of coronavirus. Google's contribution are “COVID-19...

Google Doodle offers coronavirus tips, ‘Stay Home. Save Lives.'

GOOGLE DOODLE OFFERS CORONAVIRUS TIPS, ‘STAY HOME. SAVE LIVES.'

No two ways about it, the world is in a medical crisis the likes of which our generations have never experienced. COVID-19 continues...

 
 
 
Latest Google app beta replaces pre-Assistant voice search UI

LATEST GOOGLE APP BETA REPLACES PRE-ASSISTANT VOICE SEARCH UI

Google Assistant's predecessor was generically known as “voice search” and activated with the “Ok Google” hotword. Despite being several...

Android TV owners seeing unwanted cast notifications on their phone

ANDROID TV OWNERS SEEING UNWANTED CAST NOTIFICATIONS ON THEIR PHONE

Most Android TV devices have the built-in capability to work as a Chromecast, but the best experiences usually come from using the...

 
 
 
Samsung Galaxy S20 Buyer's Guide: Which should you buy and why?

SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 BUYER'S GUIDE: WHICH SHOULD YOU BUY AND WHY?

With three distinct Samsung Galaxy S20 series devices to choose from, you might not know which the best option is for you to buy. more...

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

LINEAGEOS 17.1 BASED ON ANDROID 10 IS NOW OFFICIALLY AVAILABLE

After hints were found that we might see the first builds of LineageOS 17.1 based upon Android 10, the team behind the project have...

 
 
 
Google searches for ‘good news' are at an all-time high

GOOGLE SEARCHES FOR ‘GOOD NEWS' ARE AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH

According to Google Trends, searches for ‘good news' have reached all-time highs on Search. In fact, searches for good news have reached...

Today's best Android game/app deals + freebies: LEGO Star Wars Complete, more

TODAY'S BEST ANDROID GAME/APP DEALS + FREEBIES: LEGO STAR WARS COMPLETE, MORE

Today's best Android app deals are now up for the taking. We have iconic interactive story books, puzzlers inspired by “avant-garde...

 
 
 
Google Podcasts team talks focus on simplicity, recognizes Play Music confusion

GOOGLE PODCASTS TEAM TALKS FOCUS ON SIMPLICITY, RECOGNIZES PLAY MUSIC CONFUSION

Last week, Google Podcasts saw a big redesign on Android, iOS launch, and new web functionality. The Google Podcasts team today hosted...

Which of Google's 3D animals AR objects is the best? Tiger? Alligator?

WHICH OF GOOGLE'S 3D ANIMALS AR OBJECTS IS THE BEST? TIGER? ALLIGATOR?

It's not even a debate that Google's 3D animals AR objects have exploded in popularity over the last few weeks, whether that be people...

 
 
 
Co-op games Gunsport and Just Shapes & Beats coming soon to Google Stadia

CO-OP GAMES GUNSPORT AND JUST SHAPES & BEATS COMING SOON TO GOOGLE STADIA

If you have a second controller handy, it's a snap to play co-op games with a partner on Google Stadia, including on Chromecast Ultra....

Sling TV pushes free channels during coronavirus outbreak

SLING TV PUSHES FREE CHANNELS DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

A whole lot of people are working from home or just stuck at home due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. To give those at...

 
 
 
Google fixes several bugs with Android 11 Developer Preview 2.1

GOOGLE FIXES SEVERAL BUGS WITH ANDROID 11 DEVELOPER PREVIEW 2.1

In the second off-cycle release this preview period, Google this morning released Android 11 DP 2.1. The update addresses a handful...

Breaker social podcast app for Android adds Google sign-in, timeline updates, more

BREAKER SOCIAL PODCAST APP FOR ANDROID ADDS GOOGLE SIGN-IN, TIMELINE UPDATES, MORE

There are a lot of different ways to enjoy your favorite podcasts including Google's own experience. A unique option, though, is called...

 
 
 
Google Pixelbook drops to $714 in today's best deals, plus Google Home $70, more

GOOGLE PIXELBOOK DROPS TO $714 IN TODAY'S BEST DEALS, PLUS GOOGLE HOME $70, MORE

Google's Pixelbook hits one of its best prices yet , Google Home is now $70 , and

Amazon readying Google Stadia competitor with Project Tempo

AMAZON READYING GOOGLE STADIA COMPETITOR WITH PROJECT TEMPO

In light of Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud, Amazon's entry into the game streaming field as a large cloud provider is not surprising....

 
 
 
Google reportedly easing restrictions on ads related to coronavirus pandemic

GOOGLE REPORTEDLY EASING RESTRICTIONS ON ADS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

In the midst of the coronavirus spread, Google previously shut down advertising related to the pandemic. Now, a report is revealing...

Samsung Galaxy S20 gets April security patch, more camera fixes w/ latest updates

SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 GETS APRIL SECURITY PATCH, MORE CAMERA FIXES W/ LATEST UPDATES

Samsung is pretty good about regular security patches , especially for newer smartphones. This week, Samsung is rolling out the April...

 
 
 
Samsung One UI 2.1 update set to come to Galaxy S10, Note 10, S9, Note 9

SAMSUNG ONE UI 2.1 UPDATE SET TO COME TO GALAXY S10, NOTE 10, S9, NOTE 9

The release of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series also saw a minor bump up in One UI to version 2.1. At the moment, only four devices now...

Peloton app is now available on Android TV

PELOTON APP IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ANDROID TV

Android TV has expanded its app library heavily over the past few years, totaling well over 5,000 apps on the Play Store. Today, Android...

 
 
 



2020 iPad Pro Includes Microphone Hardware Disconnect Security Feature

2020 iPad Pro Includes Microphone Hardware Disconnect Security Feature

Apple has added an anti-eavesdropping feature to the 2020 iPad Pro that ensures the microphone hardware is disabled when a case is attached to the iPad and closed. The security... Read more ...

Google Fi customers get their data allowance increased to 30GB for free...

Google Fi customers get their data allowance increased to 30GB for free during the coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19 has put the world on pause and while people are staying home, either working or studying, many have to rely on their phones for a good internet connection. A few days... Read more ...

Apple News Currently Down for Some Users

Apple News Currently Down for Some Users

Apple News appears to be running into problems this morning, with social media chatter indicating the service is down for many users. Apple's System Status page isn't reporting... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch keeps getting Xbox One games, but Xbox doesn't want you to...

Nintendo Switch keeps getting Xbox One games, but Xbox doesn't want you to talk about it

As the Nintendo Switch receives more and more hit games from other home consoles - whether that's the demanding Doom Eternal , the massive The Witcher 3 RPG, or indie... Read more ...

Coronavirus pandemic is hurting 5G phone sales in South Korea and globally

Coronavirus pandemic is hurting 5G phone sales in South Korea and globally

We are all witnessing the effect that the ongoing pandemic is having on the global economy and on tech industry sales. Unfortunately, along with smartphone sales that could be... Read more ...

Apple TV+ Guide: Here are all the Apple TV shows and movies available now

Apple TV+ Guide: Here are all the Apple TV shows and movies available now

Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple... Read more ...

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite smartphone gets official

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite smartphone gets official

We have heard a number of rumors about the new Moto G8 Power Lite smartphone a nd now the handset is official. The new Moto G8 Power Lite comes with 6.5 inch display with a HD+... Read more ...

Google releases location data to show if coronavirus lockdowns are working

Google releases location data to show if coronavirus lockdowns are working

Google has published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March due to lockdown orders. Read more ...

Samsung's Exynos team “humiliated” by the decision to sell Snapdragon Galaxy...

Samsung's Exynos team “humiliated” by the decision to sell Snapdragon Galaxy S20s in South Korea

One unique “feature” of Samsung's Galaxy S-series is that the phones are sold with different system chips depending on the region. Usually, users in the US and China would get... Read more ...

New iPhone SE or iPhone 9 could launch today

New iPhone SE or iPhone 9 could launch today

The new iPhone SE or iPhone 9 is expected to launch soon, according to a recent report it could be as soon as today. According to 9 to 5 Mac, the new entry level iPhone will be... Read more ...