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Google Assistant gets updated menu, new features

Google Assistant gets updated menu, new features

Google is constantly improving the features and functionality of Google Assistant. Earlier this month reports that Google was working on a feature that would allow Android users to start Google Assistant by pressing the power button. Now, a new report says the company is redesigning the menus and adding new features to its actual assistant. Android police report that Google Assistant has been renamed the ‘Contacts’ menu. Previously it was called ‘Voice and video calls’. Remarkably, while the app name …

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Google Search desktop has Dark mode

Google Search desktop has Dark mode

Google started working in the black Search mode on the web shortly after launching the feature on Android last year. Now, the name says the company has started rolling out the feature worldwide. Matt Navarra’s Next Web reported that the black theme was slowly beginning to make way for Google search users to access the Windows 10 service and MacOS-enabled devices. “Google ‘black theme’ on the desktop is starting to work,” he wrote on a Twitter post showing the service. …

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YouTube is starting to release shorts around the world

YouTube is starting to release shorts around the world

YouTube has released a major update to its platform. Word that the company has started releasing its short video sharing feature called Shorts to many users. According to an Android Police report, YouTube has begun issuing shorts to its users worldwide. A new Shorts icon is available at the bottom of the YouTube mobile app. It replaces the Check tab, now moved to the top of the home feed. It is important to note that we are still seeing an …

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Covid: Google Maps is testing a feature for inputs on the availability of beds, oxygen

Covid: Google Maps is testing a feature for inputs on the availability of beds, oxygen

Google on Monday said it was exploring a new feature in the Map app that enables people to query and share local information on the availability of medical beds and oxygen in selected areas amid the country’s largest coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes as part of a tech giant’s efforts to support relief efforts amid a second deadly wave of the epidemic. “We know that some of the most important information people need is access to hospital beds and access …

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Five technology giants continue to grow

Five technology giants continue to grow

If the epidemic had never happened, it is likely that the momentum of the technology industry would have risen in the past year. But the economic results of the Covid-19 have affected tech titans in high places that they may have thought possible last year. Last week’s quarterly results from Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc., and Google-parent Alphabet Inc. puts that light in a clear display. Each of these companies – already pre-epidemic juggernauts – recorded revenue …

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Google celebrates NASA’s clever flight with Easter egg

Google celebrates NASA’s clever flight with Easter egg

Google is celebrating NASA’s recent success with its Mars Ingenuity helicopter flying successfully over the earth. Google has a special Easter egg for the ‘Wright brothers’ space movement . The Easter Egg shows you a clever helicopter flying over a red planet. The new Google Search Easter egg can be found by typing in search terms related to the event. So you can type “Ingenuity NASA”, “Ingenuity helicopter”, “Ingenuity”, “NASA Mars helicopter” or anything related to these keywords. The Google …

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Big tech uses cloud to simplify process of covid-19 signups

Big tech uses cloud to simplify process of covid-19 signups

Microsoft Corp., Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google have released individual platforms and applications over the past few months, designed to address the challenges of setting up and operating web-based booking websites and call centers. The digital tools include a redesigned version of the Covid-19 test systems introduced last year, as well as completely new capabilities, company officials said. Many of the applications rely on existing technology applications, such as business management and communication software. And some include automated telephone …

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Google adds Hello Kitty, Pac-Man and other more to AR search

Google adds Hello Kitty, Pac-Man and other more to AR search

Google’s latest addition to its AR alphabet collection includes Japanese icon characters. Google has been adding a variety of characters to its growing AR collection for search. The new characters appeared in the tradition of the famous anime image and Japanese video games during the 1950s and 1980s. Includes characters like Pac-Man, Hello Kitty, Gundam and Little Twin Stars. Google’s blog post claims that Pac-Man is the most searched icon on Google. The leading country in the search for Pac-Man …

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WordPress says it will disable Google’s tech, track Floc ad

WordPress says it will disable Google’s tech, track Floc ad

WordPress, a popular content management system, says it will begin blocking Google’s FloC as it views ad tracking technology as a security issue. The company has issued preset codes that allow developers to block FloC from their websites. “WordPress empowers almost 41% of the web – and this community can help fight racism, sexism, LGBTQ + stigma and discrimination against those with mental illness with four lines of code,” the post said. WordPress also cites blog posts from the Electronic …

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Chrome 90 lets you share links that lead you to a web page

Chrome 90 lets you share links that lead you to a web page

Google’s Chrome 90 browser version, which has already reached other users and is in the process of reaching others, will find a new feature that will make it easier to share relevant information from the website. This feature is released on Chrome 90 but not all of them are standard, it seems they have found it by now, reports The Verge. The feature simply allows you to create a link in the website section you highlighted. This means that when …

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