Event Wrap-Ups

Google I/O 2018: Event Wrap-up and all you need to know

May 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Another May, another Google I/O now in the books. It has been one helluva Google-packed week in Mountain View at the company’s HQ for all of us working behind the scenes at Droid Turf given the amount of important coverage rolling off at Google I/O 2018. Now that the event has concluded, it’s time to reflect on what we learned this week, what’s coming in the next year and some things we wish Google had spent a little more time addressing during this year’s three-day [Read More]

Google App Updates

Here are all the new features announced at I/O 2018 coming to Google Maps

May 13, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google wrapped up its developer conference for 2018 in Mountain, California, but the news will surely continue now that software has been announced and some is becoming available. During Google I/O 2018, the search giant and AI-focused tech conglomerate introduced a bunch of significant upgrades coming to Google Maps. A lot of things were brought to our attention during the keynote and throughout the three-day show, and we want to sum up everything important in one post that makes sense of [Read More]

Google App Updates

Smart Actions and more will make Google Photos even better

May 12, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

Google has wrapped up Google I/O 2018 in Mountain View, California, but a handful of new features are just beginning to roll out to many of the search giant’s popular apps and services. As it does every year, the company introduced new features coming to Google Photos on Android, iOS and web.

Google News

Alphabet’s Waymo showed major leaps forward with self-driving cars at Google I/O 2018

May 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O 2018 is all wrapped up in Mountain View, California and the company’s “one more thing” was self-driving vehicles. Alphabet-owned company, Waymo, has been working with Google for many years on self-driving cars and these driver-less units played a large role at the conference this week.

Google App Updates

A brand new Google News is rolling out now

May 11, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Google I/O 2018 conference continues today in Mountain View, California at Shoreline, and we have loads more to tell you about. One of the biggest announcements out of this year’s conference is the new Google News. The app being made available on both the Android and iOS mobile platforms integrates AI to make recommendations and provide content suggestions regarding topics of interest to you. The refreshed app seems to be rolling out now and will continue slowly over the [Read More]

Gadgets

The first Smart Displays with Google Assistant are coming in July, here’s what to expect

May 10, 2018 Doug Demagistris

The Google I/O 2018 keynote occurred yesterday and we’re still dissecting some of the major announcements the search giant made in order to share them with you. Today was day two of the conference in Mountain View, California, and we have some news to share in regards to Smart Displays, which were first announced back at CES 2018.

Google News

Google Assistant sees new voices, background phone calls and a bunch of new features

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier today, Google held its keynote for Google I/O 2018. The three-day event is just beginning on the west coast, and we’re diving into the search giant’s announcements to share what’s most important. This starts with the Google Assistant, the company’s AI and deep learning voice assistant, which is gaining a ton of abilities for users.

Google News

Google gets busy with Google Lens; here are the new features coming “in the next few weeks”

May 8, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Earlier today, the Google I/O 2018 event began in Mountain View, California with Google’s opening keynote address. Google announced improvements for a number of its services and platforms, one being the up-and-coming Google Lens technology that has a lot of potential.

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