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  • Google Allo to shut down soon

    Google has confirmed that its Allo smart messaging app will be discontinued in March 2019. The company had already stopped investing in Allo since April this year because the app failed to take off the way Google wanted it to. “Given Messages’ continued momentum, we’ve decided to stop supporting Allo to focus on Messages. Allo […]

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  • Alleged Google Pixel 3 Lite leaks

    Google has long been rumoured to be working on a mid-range Pixel 3 variant and now, a new leak of the alleged Pixel 3 Lite adds some fuel to these rumours. This phone in question is codenamed ‘Sargo’ and it can be seen on the left (on the feature image), whereas on the right is […]

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  • Night Sight feature rolls out to all Pixel phones

    The Night Sight feature on the Google Camera app was announced during the Pixel 3 launch. Now, the feature is being rolled on all Google Pixel smartphones via an update. Night Sight is a software-based feature that is claimed to revolutionise night time photography on smartphones. It measures your natural handshake and the scene’s motion […]

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  • Android Go edition review

    What is it? A lightweight version of Android that’s developed exclusively for entry-level phones with 1GB RAM or less. It’s optimised for low-end hardware so that phones do not struggle to keep up with the software. Our test phone We tested Android Oreo 8.1 Go edition on the Micromax Spark Go. This phone is as […]

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  • Google homepage gets new Discover feed

    Google has started rolling out the new Discover feed on both Android and iOS apps, as well as on its desktop site (currently only in the US). This feature brings relevant information like news stories, sports updates and weather forecasts on the Google homepage. The information shown will be based on the user’s search history […]

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  • Users can now follow businesses on Google Maps

    Google Maps has added a new way for users to follow their favourite businesses. The functionality comes in the form of the new ‘follow’ button. Once users follow a specific business, like a restaurant, store, or bar, Google Maps will show keep them updated with the latest happening from those places from those places. Latest […]

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  • Google Pixel 3 supports fast wireless charging only on certain chargers

    The newly revealed Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the first Pixel devices to support wireless charging. However, to utilise the 10W fast wireless charging, users will have to invest in Google-approved wireless chargers. Confirming this development to The Verge, Google said, “ We don’t limit third-party devices, in fact, we’re working with […]

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  • Google Home Hub, Pixel Stand revealed

    Expanding its smart hardware lineup, search giant Google has revealed the Pixel Stand and Home Hub alongside the much-anticipated Pixel 3/3XL and Pixel Slate. The Pixel Hub is a dock for the Pixel 3 phones with wireless charging capabilities. It will dock the phone in portrait alignment, thereby triggering certain special features on the device. […]

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  • Chrome OS powered Google Pixel Slate unveiled

    Alongside the Pixel 3s, Google has also dropped the veil off the Pixel Slate, the Chrome OS powered tablet that looks like the way forward for Google’s tablet ecosystem. The Pixel Slate features a version of Chrome OS that’s more optimised for touch interface. It combines the regular Chrome OS with features like G Suite […]

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  • Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL go official

    The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have finally been revealed in all their glory. As it turns out, both the phones are exactly what the leaks had previously suggested. They get a glass sandwich design thanks to which wireless charging is now standard. Both devices have OLED screens – a 5.5-inch FHD+ panel […]

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