AfterDawn: Tech news

Google

Project Fi is now Google Fi, and available for all unlocked phones
Project Fi is now Google Fi, and available for all unlocked phones
Google has graduated their virtual mobile operator business from Project Fi to a more official sounding Google Fi. The renegade mobile plan ...... 28 Nov 2018
Upcoming Pixel 3 Lite leaks with live photos
Upcoming Pixel 3 Lite leaks with live photos
Google's newly released Pixel 3 smartphones are the craze at the point. They are definitely at the peak of Android phones, but unfortunately ...... 17 Nov 2018
Google updated Assistant with several new talents
Google updated Assistant with several new talents
Google has revealed some new Assistant tricks in their official blog. The voice assistant brings some dearly needed talents in time for the holiday season. ...... 15 Nov 2018
Fedex delivered a destroyed Pixel 3, Google: normal RMA
Fedex delivered a destroyed Pixel 3, Google: normal RMA
Google's latest and greatest smartphone, the Pixel 3, is definitely one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. Unlike last year, if ...... 10 Nov 2018
Google paid $3 billion to rights' holders through Content ID
Google paid $3 billion to rights' holders through Content ID
Google reveals it paid out more than $3 billion to rights' holders through its Content ID tool on YouTube. Content ID is part of Google's ...... 08 Nov 2018
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google to charge manufacturers for services in EU
Google has decided that it is necessary to start charging Android manufacturers for using Google Play services, and its apps, in Europe. ...... 23 Oct 2018
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
Google files an appeal on EU's $5 billion fine on Android
European Commission investigated Google's monopolistic tendencies during past few years which resulted in July to a massive fine for Google ...... 11 Oct 2018
Here's Google's take on Echo Show: Google Home Hub
Here's Google's take on Echo Show: Google Home Hub
Every moment after the debacle on YouTube videos on Amazon's Echo Show has lead to this. Now Google has introduced a new smart speaker that ...... 10 Oct 2018
Google's new tablet is a Chromebook: This is Pixel Slate
Google's new tablet is a Chromebook: This is Pixel Slate
As anticipated, Google introduced yesterday two new Pixel phones, but perhaps the most intriguing new product was the new Pixel Slate. Pixel ...... 10 Oct 2018
Google finally calls it quits  Google+ shutting down
Google finally calls it quits Google+ shutting down
Google's effort to steal some of Facebook's audience was introduces now seven years ago. Since it's inception Google+ has evolved quite a bit ...... 09 Oct 2018 - 1 comment
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Firefox to join Microsoft in supporting Google-backed WebP
Google unveiled its WebP image format already back in 2010 but it hasn't taken the world by storm in the manner that the company probably expected, ...... 08 Oct 2018
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify now integrates with Google Maps, both on Android and iPhone
Spotify announced a new feature today, integrating the popular streaming service app to Google Maps navigation on Android and on iPhone. ...... 01 Oct 2018
Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
Google promises: Forced Chrome login opt-out
The new Google Chrome released early in September brought a few important changes, one of which was the updated user interface and look. ...... 26 Sep 2018
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google's Family Link lets parents control their teens' phones
Google released last year a family-oriented app, called Family Link, which allows parents to control their kids' phones. Previously Family ...... 19 Sep 2018
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google admits to accidentally changing Android phone settings without users' knowledge
Google has officially apologized for an error that changed Android users setting without their approval. Users have noticed that their phone ...... 18 Sep 2018
Fingerprint sensing comes to Chrome on Android, Mac
Fingerprint sensing comes to Chrome on Android, Mac
The latest beta of Google Chrome provides access to fingerprint sensing hardware so it can be used by web services. The Web Authentication ...... 14 Sep 2018
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google will discontinue Inbox after four years
Google is set to discontinue its Inbox app just four years after it launched to test new features for e-mail. Inbox brought about new features ...... 13 Sep 2018
Video leak suggests Google's Pixelbook is getting a refresh
Video leak suggests Google's Pixelbook is getting a refresh
If Google's upcoming Pixel event if all about the Pixel phones it'll certainly be a snooze fest for some significant part of the population. ...... 11 Sep 2018
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
Microsoft reveals Surface event date, but why would you care?
In technology industry, especially the smartphone part of it, the upcoming month will be perhaps the most important 30 days of the year. ...... 09 Sep 2018
YouTube's Dark Theme is on Android - How to Enable
YouTube's Dark Theme is on Android - How to Enable
The latest official YouTube app for Android has gotten a new Dark Theme and you can easily switch to it. Google previously revealed that ...... 07 Sep 2018 - 1 comment
Google put a stop to Pixel Watch rumors
Google put a stop to Pixel Watch rumors
Google's upcoming Pixel event has yet to be announced officially, so there is still time for some rumors and speculation. We of course already ...... 02 Sep 2018
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is planning to revamp Chrome's UI a little in less than two weeks. The search giant's own browser will get an update to its 69th version ...... 24 Aug 2018
Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google has just lost a court case in Finland. The Supreme Administrative Court of Finland decided today that the search engine giant has to ...... 17 Aug 2018
Google One replaces Google Drive  here's what's new
Google One replaces Google Drive here's what's new
As we already knew after their announcement in May, Google is revamping, and even rebranding, their cloud drive solution. The search giant ...... 16 Aug 2018
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
Report: Google working on censored search engine for China
According to a report by The Intercept, Google has been working on a version of its search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship laws. ...... 02 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
Google raises its age limit to 16 - includes YouTube, Android, Gmail, ..
In several European countries, Google has recently raised its minimum age limit to 16 years. This means that minors under 16 cannot create new ...... 25 Jul 2018
Google launches dedicated podcast app
Google launches dedicated podcast app
Google has launched Google Podcasts, a dedicated app for finding and listening to podcasts on Android. Google Podcasts is available from ...... 20 Jun 2018
Google AI won't be used for weapons, unreasonable surveillance
Google AI won't be used for weapons, unreasonable surveillance
Google AI technology will not be developed and used for military weapons or to enable unreasonable surveillance on civilians, according to Pichai. ...... 08 Jun 2018 - 2 comments
Google takes the smart speaker crown from Amazon
Google takes the smart speaker crown from Amazon
Smart speakers have been one of the more popular tech trends in recent years. This odd coupling of audio equipment, smart home applications, ...... 26 May 2018 - 1 comment
Google One is the new, improved, and cheaper Drive
Google One is the new, improved, and cheaper Drive
Google has revealed a new service, or actually a renewed service, called the Google One. It is actually the good old Google Drive, one of the ...... 16 May 2018 - 2 comments
Google Assistant robocalls too human to not include a disclaimer
Google Assistant robocalls too human to not include a disclaimer
Google's I/O conference keynote was focused largely on the improvements of Android, its apps, and the new navigation scheme Android P will bring ...... 12 May 2018 - 4 comments
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google reveals what a smarter Android P brings along
Google's annual I/O conference is at hand, and Sundar Pichai et al are talking in front of a crowd to reveal what new their upcoming Android ...... 08 May 2018
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google updated Gmail with new look and features
Google has introduced its email service, Gmail, one of the services largest updates ever. Gmail's UI and feature set has been fairly stagnant ...... 26 Apr 2018
Google is revamping Chrome's UI, here's what to expect
Google is revamping Chrome's UI, here's what to expect
Google's Chrome has been the market leader in web browsers, especially the desktop versions, for a long time, and for a very good reason. Frequent ...... 24 Apr 2018
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google ready to give up and copy iMessage
Google's mobile operating system is the most popular around the world, but it is not without faults, far from it. Many of you are familiar with ...... 21 Apr 2018
   Older entries  

Latest user comments

News archive