Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn’t end up a photo dump where you can’t find anything anymore.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/23/google-photos-search-text-in-images/
When you explicitly tell an Android app, “No, you don’t have permission to track my phone,” you probably expect that it won’t have abilities that let it do that.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/8/20686514/android-covert-channel-permissions-data-collection-imei-ssid-location
As confirmed last week, Google Assistant is finally coming to Sonos speakers after being delayed last year. A software update rolling out today will allow users to say “Hey Google” to issue commands, ask questions, and control their Assistant smart home on the Sonos One and Sonos Beam.
Continue Reading . . . https://9to5google.com/2019/07/02/google-assistant-sonos-update/
With help from the Google Assistant, you can customize your entertainment at home with just your voice: ask the Assistant to play your favorite part of a song, pause the game on your Chromecast-enabled TV to grab some snacks or dim the lights before the movie starts.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/05/21/google-assistant-rolls-out-to-several-bose-speakers-and-soundbars/
Google is trying its hand at something new. Its signature phone, the Pixel, is jumping into the midrange market with the Pixel 3A and 3A XL. At $399 and $479 (£399 and £469 in the UK, and AU$649 and AU$799 in Australia), the handsets are essentially reworked Pixel 3 ($699 at Walmart) phones.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnet.com/reviews/google-pixel-3a-review/
It’s called Stadia. Time, Time Go ahead – name some big companies offering cellular service. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint probably came to mind. Now you can add Google to that list.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2019/04/11/google-fi-cellular-service-pros-and-cons/3415577002/
During Google I/O 2018, it’s safe to say that Google Duplex — the feature that enables the Google Assistant to call restaurants and make reservations on your behalf — stole the entire show.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.androidcentral.com/google-duplex-now-live-all-android-devices-and-iphones
In an effort to address wage equity among women and members of minority groups, Google studied its own practices as it does every year. But the results showed the company was underpaying more men than women for doing similar jobs, The New York Times first reported Monday.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/04/google-found-its-underpaying-some-men-as-it-studies-wage-equity.html
Maybe you’ve got yourself some Apple hardware, but you prefer Google’s apps and services, or maybe you just find Google a less scary Big Brother in your iPhone than Apple (though both companies should inspire concerns about privacy)—to what extent can you live the Google life on your iPhone? W
Continue Reading . . . https://gizmodo.com/how-to-completely-google-ify-your-iphone-1832789295
Anyone who’s watched an older family member struggle to navigate their smartphone might completely write off the idea of gifting them a smart speaker. But Google Home ($99 at Walmart) speakers and other smart options aren’t just for the generations who grew up on the internet.
Continue Reading . . . https://www.cnet.com/how-to/buy-google-home-for-your-grandparents/
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