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Google Pay gains support for PayPal Mastercards

July 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Pay has gained support many have been wanting to see since the early days of Android Pay. Google’s payment service present on most Android smartphones with built-in NFC, now supports PayPal Mastercards thanks to Synchrony. Here’s what you need to know.

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The Google Assistant now comprehends Spanish on Google Home

June 27, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week Google announced that its Google Assistant has gained support for a new language. Starting this week on Google Home devices, users of the digital assistant can speak in Spanish and get proper responses to requests thanks to an update. This marks another milestone for Google and the progress it has made with Google Assistant in just a few years.

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Google AR tape measure app now available from Play Store for select devices

June 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google has another new app available in the Play Store. It’s called “Measure – quick, everyday measurements” and is a digital AR (Augmented Reality) tape measure app. We saw a demonstration of the feature at a Google event a ways back, but the feature is now rolling out to more users in the form of its own application.

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Continued Conversation feature now rolling out in Google Assistant

June 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Assistant keeps on getting better and a new update is in the process of rolling out. Being added is a feature Google demonstrated in May at Google I/O 2018 called ‘Continued Conversation‘. The purpose is to make conversation with your Google Assistant sound and feel more natural.

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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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