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Google Will Stop Scanning Your Emails to Show Personalised Ads in Gmail

Google Will Stop Scanning Your Emails to Show Personalised Ads in Gmail

Google started scanning emails of its users to offer them more ‘personalised’ ads. While there was quite a bit of an uproar about this when Google initially announced this move, the company went ahead with the move. Now though, the company has announced that from later this year, it will stop scanning email contents for Gmail users to offer them personalised ads.

Google Play Music Launches New Release Radio Exclusively on Samsung Galaxy S8

Google Play Music Launches New Release Radio Exclusively on Samsung Galaxy S8

Google Play Music is the default music player on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, and now the platform has launched a brand new feature exclusive to the handsets.

Google Hires Veteran Apple Chip Designer to Build Custom Chips for Pixel Smartphones

Google Hires Veteran Apple Chip Designer to Build Custom Chips for Pixel Smartphones

Google’s got serious about its smartphones ambitions last year with its Pixel lineup. Despite being manufactured by HTC, the phone had no HTC-branding and was completely marketed by Google.

Chrome 59 for Android’s Updated JavaScript Engine Reduces Page Loading Time and RAM Use

Chrome 59 for Android’s Updated JavaScript Engine Reduces Page Loading Time and RAM Use

Google has started rolling out Chrome 59 for Android from this week, with the release focusing on performance and stability fixes. Thanks to an updated JavaScript engine, Google says that the latest version of Chrome for Android will load pages faster and use less memory.

Google Rolls Out June Security Update; Fixes Freezing Issue on Pixel

Google Rolls Out June Security Update; Fixes Freezing Issue on Pixel

Google has started rolling out the June security update for its compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. In addition, the latest build of Android 7.1.2 Nougat for the Google Pixel also addresses a freezing problem with the device.

How to Sync Your Samsung Health Data with Google Fit

How to Sync Your Samsung Health Data with Google Fit

Depending on who you ask, Google Fit is either terrible or the best platform to manage one’s health and fitness related data. Its ability to integrate with other third-party apps really makes it worth using despite its step counting and other captured data being not as reliable. Then, there’s Samsung Health.

Google Is Bringing Ad Filtering to Chrome in Early 2018

Google Is Bringing Ad Filtering to Chrome in Early 2018

Google today announced new tools for publishers to ensure that they are able to serve ads that are in accordance with the standards set by the Coalition for Better Ads. The company also announced in its blog post that to provide the best user experience to users, it will be introducing ad filtering support in Chrome from early 2018.

YouTube App for Android Gets a New Design with Bottom Navigation Bar

YouTube App for Android Gets a New Design with Bottom Navigation Bar

Google today rolled out a new update for the YouTube app for Android with a bottom navigation bar. The new design sees the company ditching the top navigation bar in favor of a bottom one that is easier to reach with your thumb.

OEM Android Skins: A Pain for Users, but a Great Sandbox for Google

OEM Android Skins: A Pain for Users, but a Great Sandbox for Google

Manufacturer customized versions of Android have been a pain for purists since time immemorial. One reason for that is because they end up delaying Android software updates. But despite all the hate that Android gets for this, haven’t these manufacturer tweaked flavors like Samsung’s Grace UX or Xiaomi’s MIUI contributed anything meaningful?

Google Photos Will Now Let You Archive Items

Google Photos Will Now Let You Archive Items

If your main photo viewer in Google Photos is getting cluttered, Google has a way to help clean that up without deleting content.