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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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Real-time Google Lens features begin reaching smartphone owners

May 30, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At I/O 2018, Google demonstrated new functions that would soon come to Google Lens. Not all devices would receive the updates, and not all updates were said to roll out right away, but the first batch just reached my phone and many other handhelds as well.

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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]

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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.


Weekly Poll: What tech slated for Google I/O 2018 are you most excited to hear about?

May 6, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google I/O is Google’s annual developer conference, an event where the search giant we know all too well showcases some of its latest and most influential projects. We learn about the last twelve months and we learn about what is to come over the next twelve months. Like in year’s past, we’re expecting nothing less than big software announcements for Google I/O 2018. The three-day festival in Mountain View, California just outside San Francisco will begin Tuesday, May 8 and [Read More]

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Android flagships are starting to receive the Google Lens Camera

March 14, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Google Lens is currently making its way to Google Photos on millions of Android devices, but that’s old news. Now it appears that Google Lens is arriving as part of the Google Assistant. Have a 2017 or 2018 flagship smartphone, you might be in luck!

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Google Lens comes to more Android phones via Google Photos

March 7, 2018 Kaushik Boggarapu

Have you ever wanted to gain information from a particular photo? Google Lens can do that for you with the touch of a button. Last year, Google introduced Lens alongside improvements to the Google Assistant and apps the functionality would be brought to. The feature has been available on Pixel and Pixel 2 phones for some time, and has even been given some updates. But today, it is arriving for many more people.

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Google Lens is about to get a whole lot better

December 24, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google made a big deal about Google Lens during its showcase of the Google Assistant and its different capabilities back in May at the company’s developer conference. The functionality has since been brought to Pixel and Pixel 2 phones in a preview form, but could soon gain some functionality.

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