In today’s age of wanting instant access to everything, webpages that load slowly can be a real drag. In fact, people tend to leave sites that haven’t loaded in less than three seconds. Google is aiming to fix this with the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project.
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The hits keep on coming from the Oracle court hearings. After disclosing that Google has possibly generated $31 billion from Android since its launch, further review of the transcripts revealed that Apple took in $1 billion from the revenue sharing agreement with Google that keeps Google the default search option on iOS.
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It seems that Google is playing with some new functionality for Google Search to kick off the new year, Reddit user tyler_shaw24 has posted some images of his Google Search after installing the January security update on his Nexus 6P and Recent Searches, What’s Hot and Nearby options now appear below his last search.
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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 »
Lots of us use Google Maps and Search to find businesses and get info about them, like their location and hours. Those features really come in handy during the holidays, and now Google is making Maps and Search even more useful for us that’ll be out shopping for loved ones.
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Twitter is a place that many people go to share news, opinions, and more, and starting today you won’t even need to go to Twitter to get that info.
Google is now inserting Twitter tweets into its mobile search results. The feature is rolling out first to ... Read More »
When you’re hungry, you want to get food into your belly as quickly as you can. Google understands this, and so it’s made it super-easy to find a restaurant online and order from it.
Google has added the ability to order food directly from its search results. When you ... 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).
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Google is a fantastic app due to the included Google Now functionality, a feature many people have become reliant on. It offers information when you need it often without you having to even ask. And with every update, the app gets better. However, Google engineers usually hide indications of future features in the code, and ... Read More »
Google is known for keeping its apps up to date, and the Google app is no exception. The latest update is version 4.1 and includes some new features, particularly new settings to control Google Now cards. Anything beyond the most basic control over Google Now cards has been missing from the Google ... Read More »