Google App Updates

Changes make Google Account Dashboard easier to read and adjust

June 22, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Millions of people around the world log into their Google account daily and check their account dashboard in the process. With privacy becoming a common concern among American consumers following the Facebook scandal, tech giants like Google are making it easier for their users to make adjustments to what can and cannot be seen by others or used for advertising purposes.

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Google Podcasts app is official!

June 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

After getting a brief tease only last week and many Google app updates, a brand new app has been announced by Google. This week, Google is rolling out Google Podcasts– a dedicated podcast mobile application for Android users. The search giant managed to keep this a secret until a week ago, and most Android device owners will be able to download the app on their mobile by the end of the week.

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Android Messages for Web is official along other new features

June 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week, Google announced that its Android Messages SMS app on Android is coming to web with new features. We heard a report a few months back indicating this might happen, and the changes appear to be going into place today across several continents for some lucky users. Google’s Allo messaging app gained a web client not so long ago and it wasn’t exactly a game-changer, but Android Messages could be different.

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Google Maps updated with Material Design changes

June 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

There have been many updates to go around in the Google ecosystem over the last several weeks. One service that continues to receive treatment is Google Maps. The super popular mapping service isn’t just for navigation anymore, and that became clear at this year’s Google I/O having learned about location suggestions and lots more features. Some of these have already begun to roll out, but not everything is coming at once. This week, some users are receiving a chunk update [Read More]

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Gmail is being updated with gestures on Android

June 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

For the second time in a few months, Google is pushing an app update out to Gmail that brings new features. Gmail is arguably the best choice for managing email on the go, and with new features constantly being added to improve the user experience, it’s widening its lead over competing email clients.

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A comprehensive look at Google’s Android P Beta 2 or Developer Preview 3

June 9, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At Google I/O 2018 in May, Google introduced the Android Beta program with Android P Developer Preview 2. Developers, manufacturers and enthusiasts have been actively testing the software ever since to eliminate bugs and issues. This week, Google released a platform upgrade of the next mobile OS overhaul in Android P Developer Preview 3 and the first update to the beta. Here’s everything to know.

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Google Lens starts appearing as a standalone app

June 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The last time we reported on Google Lens, Google had begun rolling out features to random users. Most of these were announced last month at the company’s developer conference. The latest update does not entail any feature roll out, but is good news and a sign of progress.

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Add children under 13 to your Project Fi family plan starting today

June 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Recently, Project Fi gained a whole bunch of new smartphones. This bunch is available for pre-order and will be available later this month. If you’re interested in signing up for Google’s MVNO, the family plan is a great option to know about and the future looks bright. In today’s news, the plan adds the ability for you to include children under 13 on the plan.

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