Sunday, December 11, 2016

Google Maps update includes Pokemon Go ‘catching Pokemon’ trick

Pokémon Go might be losing some steam, but the smash-hit mobile game is still popular enough for Google Maps to add a dedicated ‘Catching Pokémon’ activity option in Timeline. That’s right. As noticed by Redditor...

Google Wallet updated to automatically transfer incoming money to your bank

The battle of the digital wallets just got more fierce. As part of its ongoing attempt to make it easier than ever to pay - Google has just pushed out an...

Google will punish sites that use annoying pop-up ads

Google today announced two major changes related to its mobile search results. The one you’ll probably notice first is that Google is removing the “mobile-friendly” label that highlighted pages that were...

Google’s Daydream VR could debut in the next few weeks

We may not have to wait long for Google’s Daydream VR platform. Google plans to launch its Daydream virtual reality platform in the coming weeks, according to Bloomberg, a likely timeline given...

Android 7.0 Nougat Release Date Leaked By Major Carrier

Google promised Android 7.0 Nougat would be released during the summer, and a recent leak indicates the new operating system will be available starting Aug. 22. On Friday, tech blog Mobilesyrup...

Google is bringing AMP to mobile search so it will be the new normal

Google’s AMP webpages are making their way to mobile Search. The company is bringing AMP results directly to search on your smartphone or tablet to make stripped-down articles and webpages easier to...

Chrome 52 for Android arrives with smoother video playback, faster load times, and better...

Following the release of Chrome 52 for desktop two weeks ago, Google last week also launched Chrome 52 for Android. For whatever reason, the company didn’t share what’s new until today....

Government data requests up in latest Google transparency report

Google’s latest Transparency Report is out and shows how user data requests by governments are the highest ever. The report is for the period between July and December 2015, and points out...

Google Hangouts for Android removes merged SMS conversations, adds video

Google's incoherent messaging strategy adds yet another bizarre chapter with the latest update to Google Hangouts for Android. Version 11 of Android's default messaging app adds the ability to send video messages, but it removes the...

Google acquires Anvato, a media streaming and monetization platform for broadcasters

Google today announced that it has acquired Anvato, a company with tools for streaming, editing, and delivering over-the-top (OTT) video. Anvato enables live video streaming and on-demand viewing of online programming from...

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Microsoft signs cloud-computing pact with Adobe

Two of the world’s biggest marketing and sales platforms are getting together. Microsoft and Adobe announced today a new partnership that will see the two...