Project Tango, later just called Tango, was an augmented reality system designed for mobile use. You could buy tablets and even phones supporting the technology, though the tech never really went mainstream (it was used by researchers).
I use the word “was” because Google has announced that support for ... Read More »
Traveling on a bus or train can make getting from one point to another pretty easy, but if you miss your stop, it can get very annoying. Google Maps is aiming to alleviate that issue.
Google has announced that Google Maps has been updated to ... Read More »
YouTube is scheduled to disappear from the Amazon Fire TV in less than a month, but now it looks like Google may not yank YouTube after all.
Google has told The Verge that it’s in ... Read More »
When official sales numbers are unavailable, people have been judging some device’s sales using the Play Store install count on some system apps. It’s an easy, though likely not very accurate, way to judge how many devices have been sold since those apps often auto update for most people.
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Google’s goal for Assistant has always been to put the feature on as many devices as it can. It wants you to use it, after all, and making it available on as many things just makes that reality much easier.
Today Google has Read More »
With the recent launch of Android Oreo, it’s been fun to watch usage of that version grow each month. Today we get to check in on Oreo’s usage again thanks to some new Android platform distribution stats from Google.
During the 7-day period ending on December 11th, Google says that ... Read More »
Google is releasing some new apps they call “appsperiments.” These are small apps that perform a basic function using experimental technology, much like Motion Stills. The latest three releases are all photography apps.
The first is called Storyboard. It takes ... Read More »
The Android 8.0 Oreo update is out for Android Wear and brings with it features like adjustable vibration strength, new languages, battery saving settings, and more. Unfortunately, Google didn’t announce last week what devices are getting the updates.
Today the company clarified with a list ... Read More »
Before November wrapped up, a rumor suggested that Google’s newest smart speaker, the Google Home Max, would launch on December 11.
Turns out that is indeed the case, because you can now buy a Google Home Max from Read More »
The Google Home Mini was supposed to have the same touch functionality as its full sized brother. At launch, you could tap the top to activate Google Assistant, pause music, turn off alarms, and more.
Unfortunately, a bug affecting some devices would cause ... Read More »