Tagged: Google

Google Pixel 2 finally adopts Bluetooth battery level reporting 0

Google Pixel 2 finally adopts Bluetooth battery level reporting

It’s not uncommon for device manufacturers to build out features that eventually make their way back to AOSP, which then get adopted on Google’s Nexus/Pixel line and then to pretty much all other Android...

You can now download the Google Pixel 2 launcher on any phone 0

You can now download the Google Pixel 2 launcher on any phone

The Pixel 2’s updated launcher is here, and it looks pretty great. Google’s been known to tweak its vision for Android’s home screen setup with each new release, that’s no different with this year’s...

Movies Anywhere lets you watch your digital movies on any service, and Google is a launch partner 0

Movies Anywhere lets you watch your digital movies on any service, and Google is a launch partner

Disney has teamed up with four big movie studios to make sharing movie downloads between ecosystems as simple as possible. In 2014, Disney debuted its digital extension, Disney Movies Anywhere, which allowed users to...

Google to disable touch-activated listening on Home Mini following reports of constant recording 0

Google to disable touch-activated listening on Home Mini following reports of constant recording

Well, this sort of escalated quickly. Google has said it will permanently disable the touch-sensitive function of all Google Home Minis — including touching it to pause/play audio, we suppose — following reports this...

Google tests autoplaying videos in the YouTube app 0

Google tests autoplaying videos in the YouTube app

  Google is quietly testing a new feature that will automatically play YouTube videos in the mobile app while you browse the Home feed of the service. It sounds incredibly intrusive, especially since no...

Google invests in Neverware, the company that puts Chrome OS on old computers 0

Google invests in Neverware, the company that puts Chrome OS on old computers

Google has invested in Neverware, a company that converts old Windows PCs to run Chrome OS. Chrome is a fantastic web browser, and an even better operating system. Updates are seamless, it’s as secure...

Is the Google Pixel 2 a good replacement for Windows phone converts? 0

Is the Google Pixel 2 a good replacement for Windows phone converts?

In a world where Microsoft has given up on consumer mobiles, is the Google Pixel 2 a good fit? Google makes Android, and while it’s the likes of Samsung that usually take the spotlight,...

Google testing automatically playing videos in YouTube app 0

Google testing automatically playing videos in YouTube app

Autoplay videos don’t appear to have rolled out to all users, and there is an option to turn them off. Google’s been known to play around with new features in its many apps from...

Google Home Mini review units had a bug that recorded everything, all the time 0

Google Home Mini review units had a bug that recorded everything, all the time

Google Home Mini is only shipping on October 19, but a major bug has already been reported — and fixed. Google is no stranger to problematic hardware launches — recall how difficult it was...

It’s time to give in and pick up a Google Home for just $90 0

It’s time to give in and pick up a Google Home for just $90

Ok, Google. Let’s save some money. Is this deal for me? Google’s connected smart speaker, the Google Home, is a great device but not everyone saw the value of the $ 129 price tag....