Bubble level apps aren’t new to Android. They have been around since Android made its debut, but when was the last time you actually used or had one installed on your phone? Since Google Search is installed on nearly all Android devices, Google thought it would be a good idea to incorporate a bubble ... Read More »
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Microsoft’s Cortana finally made its official debut on Android a few weeks ago, but Microsoft has just released an update to the app which disables its “Hey, Cortana” voice activation feature. The feature was pulled after Microsoft (and thousands of Cartana users) discovered that it was causing conflicts with Android’s voice recognition system and ... Read More »
Google Now on Tap is easily the biggest feature of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and Google is working to make the service as useful as possible. Beginning today, Google is rolling out a few new features to Now on Tap that add some functionality to the service, particularly in light of the ... Read More »
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Taking screenshots isn’t always easy due to the strange and different button combinations different manufacturers use. Plus, you don’t always want to save a screenshot. The information you’re sending to people is often stuff that you don’t need to keep.
An update rolling out to Google Now on Tap (seemingly backend rollout rather than app update) adds ... Read More »
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Do you like to avoid waiting? Do you like to avoid people in general? Google’s got your back with the latest update to Google Search. When searching for shops and restaurants, Google will show you the busy times and when the lines are longest.
With the new feature, you can check out graphs of the ... Read More »
Google has announced it is expanding messaging support with Google Now today, allowing you to send message with only your voice to contacts on WhatsApp, Viber, WeChat, Telegram and NextPlus.
Google Now’s expanded messaging support works just like it does with any other app, allowing you to saying something like, “Viber message BugDroid hey ... Read More »
At SMX (Search Marketing Expo) Paris today, Google’s Behshad Behzadi was presenting on some of the new features that will be available with Google Now On Tap. Google Now On Tap was announced recently at Google I/O 2015 that bring contextual awareness from within ... Read More »
Google Now stands apart from the competition by providing you with information before you need it. Away from home? Google Now will auto populate with directions to your house. At the airport? How about plane and hotel information? Google Now is taking this approach to information retrieval to the next level with Google ... Read More »
Google Now offers quite a few voice actions, but so far they’ve been strictly related to Google services like search, reminders, and control of various Google Now cards. But the Android Developers Google+ account announced new custom voice actions that opens up Google Now to third parties (through Google, of course).
The first custom voice ... Read More »