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Google App and Gboard Now Support 30 More Languages For Voice Typing; Includes 8 Regional Indian Languages

Google App and Gboard Now Support 30 More Languages For Voice Typing; Includes 8 Regional Indian Languages

India has the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, with millions of people coming online every day and using one of the many services offered by Google. However, since regional languages are still predominant in India, many Indians have had trouble using Google’s services since they are in English.

Google Pixel’s Camera App with HDR+ Ported to Other Snapdragon 820/821 and 835 Devices

Google Pixel’s Camera App with HDR+ Ported to Other Snapdragon 820/821 and 835 Devices

The secret to Google Pixel’s amazing camera performance is Google’s HDR+ and computational photography tricks which help the phone capture some amazing photos. While OEMs like Samsung and HTC have tried implementing their own taken on HDR+, their efforts have not been as successful as that of Google.

Android August 2017 Distribution Numbers: Nougat at 13.5%, Marshmallow on 32.3%

Android August 2017 Distribution Numbers: Nougat at 13.5%, Marshmallow on 32.3%

Almost a year after its release, the latest Android distribution numbers show that Android Nougat — the latest version of Android — is still running on a measly 13.5 percent of Android devices out there.

Google Releases August Security Patch for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Google Releases August Security Patch for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Google has released the August security patch for all compatible Nexus and Pixel devices. The latest security patch for Android fixes a number of vulnerabilities found in Android’s Media framework and other low-level components offered by MediaTek, Broadcom, and Qualcomm.

Google Discounts Pixel and Pixel XL by up to $200; Bundles Daydream View Headset For Free

Google Discounts Pixel and Pixel XL by up to $200; Bundles Daydream View Headset For Free

Google’s Back to School sale has started on its online store which sees the company reduce the price of its flagship handsets, the Pixel and Pixel XL, by up to $200. 

Google Pixel 2 Image Leak Shows Off Big Bezels

Google Pixel 2 Image Leak Shows Off Big Bezels

Later this year, Google is going to introduce followups to both the Pixel and Pixel XL, with plenty of changes already rumored for the larger Pixel XL 2.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Daydream Update Now Rolling Out

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Daydream Update Now Rolling Out

A week after Samsung rolled out an update to enable Daydream VR support on Verizon’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, Google has announced that the Daydream update for Samsung’s latest flagship update is now rolling out.

Chrome Dev and Canary Builds for Android Now Feature a Native Ad Blocker

Chrome Dev and Canary Builds for Android Now Feature a Native Ad Blocker

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Google plans on adding native ad blocking functionality to Google Chrome. The feature is expected to go live in 2018 and before its launch, Google has started testing it through its Chrome Canary and Dev builds on Android.

Android May Support Showing Remaining Bluetooth Battery Level

Android May Support Showing Remaining Bluetooth Battery Level

Technically speaking, some manufacturers like Samsung and OnePlus already support showing how much battery life remains in Bluetooth-connected accessories, but it isn’t a built-in Android feature. Yet.

Former Senior Google Executive Says He Would ‘Never Use an Android Phone for Photos’

Former Senior Google Executive Says He Would ‘Never Use an Android Phone for Photos’

Vic Gundotra, ex-SVP of Social at Google, and the person responsible for creating Google+ says that he would never use an Android phone for photos and praises what Apple has managed to achieve with the iPhone 7 using computational photography.