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Google I/O Cancelled Entirely, Will Not Take Place ‘in Any Capacity This Year’

Google I/O Cancelled Entirely, Will Not Take Place ‘in Any Capacity This Year’

This year we have seen major tech events as MWC got canceled. Manufacturers are hosting their own events and keeping it virtual-only due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Earlier this month Google had announced that I/O 2020 will be virtual and can only be streamed. However, now Google has entirely canceled I/O 2020.

Google Translate Now Gets Real-Time Transcription Feature for Eight Languages

Google Translate Now Gets Real-Time Transcription Feature for Eight Languages

Earlier this year Google had shown off the new transcription feature. Now the live transcription feature is baked into Google Translate. The new Transcription feature can be used to translate the audio from one language to another in real-time.

Leaked Pixel 4a Advertising Material Confirms $399 Price Tag

Leaked Pixel 4a Advertising Material Confirms $399 Price Tag

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, a majority of big events from companies like Google are being canceled. This means we are not sure as to when Google will announce Pixel 4a. Popular leakster Evan Blass has posted a billboard design for the Pixel 4a. The billboard shows off the design and one of the variations also mentions pricing detail.

‘Read This Page’ Google Assistant Feature Is Rolling out on Android

‘Read This Page’ Google Assistant Feature Is Rolling out on Android

As showcased in the CES 2020, Google is rolling out a built-in screen reader for Google Assistant. The feature is activated when you say “Hey Google, read this page” and has started rolling out on Android.

Pixel Update Brings New Features like Motion Sense Gestures, AR Effects, Emoji, More

Pixel Update Brings New Features like Motion Sense Gestures, AR Effects, Emoji, More

The best part of owning a Pixel phone is that it gets new features with every update. Most of the times the new features are Pixel exclusive and are not available on other Android phones. Last time around, Google offered a couple of new features like a filter for robocalls. Now the second update ushers in features like new music control, photo and video features, new emoji, and emergency help feature.

Google Is Testing Double Tap Gestures on the Rear of Pixel Phones in Android 11

Google Is Testing Double Tap Gestures on the Rear of Pixel Phones in Android 11

Over the past several years we have seen different ways in which users could interact with their smartphones. We have seen squeezable frames, motion sensors and also an ability to navigate by using fingerprint sensors. Google recently launched the first preview of Android 11 and the folks at XDA-Developers have unearthed a new gesture in the code.

Google Begins Crackdown on Android Apps That Show Disruptive Fullscreen Ads

Google Begins Crackdown on Android Apps That Show Disruptive Fullscreen Ads

Disruptive full-screen ads are nothing new, especially if you have installed apps that seek to make money by fraudulent ways. Google has decided to come down heavily on such apps and has detailed how it would tackle mobile advertising fraud.

Android 11 Developer Preview Is Now Officially Available for Pixel Phones

Android 11 Developer Preview Is Now Officially Available for Pixel Phones

Google has released Android 11 first Developer Preview. Android 11 arrives with new features, enhanced security, conversations section for notification and features that take advantage of 5G. This time around Google has released the first preview early in the year, perhaps this is so that developers get more time to check out the preview before Google moves to the final version.

Google’s Latest Gboard Experiment is an emoji mashup feature called ‘Emoji Kitchen’

Google’s Latest Gboard Experiment is an emoji mashup feature called ‘Emoji Kitchen’

Google is very prompt when it comes to updating Gboard and adding new features. The latest feature is called ‘Emoji Kitchen’ and lets you miz emoji. Google is testing the feature and apparently, the resulting Emoji can be funny and might just help you express yourself.

Google is Replacing Voice Search on Chrome (Android) Address Bar with Assistant

Google is Replacing Voice Search on Chrome (Android) Address Bar with Assistant

Google Assistant has received a slew of updates and new features in the recent past. The company is working on replacing Google Voice search with Google Assistant. In fact, Google is working on replacing the voice search function entirely.