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Google’s “Trusted Contact” is a new app for sharing location with close contact
Dec06

Google’s “Trusted Contact” is a new app for sharing location with close contact

Google has a new app for Android designed to make it easier for close friends and families to keep track of your location. Called Trusted Contacts, the new app will allow your close friends and families to request your location and view your activity status. However, any request that fails to get a response within five minutes will be automatically shared with those contacts. More of a safety app than a tracking device; Trusted...

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Google launches its own music festival called ‘Good Fest’
Nov26

Google launches its own music festival called ‘Good Fest’

In the next couple of days, Google will launch its very own music festival; a “first-of-its-kind livestream festival” called Good Fest. The festival, according to Google, is aimed at bringing together “music, community and technology;” and will be used to raise money for non-profits through sales of tickets and online donations. In a statement dedicated to Good Fest, Google said: “GOODFest is a celebration of progress, positivity, and...

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Chancellor Merkel worried that fake news could influence Germany’s 2017 election
Nov25

Chancellor Merkel worried that fake news could influence Germany’s 2017 election

The U.S election has once again opened our eyes to the danger posed by fake news. It is becoming a thorn on the flesh of a lot of people—and politicians in particular are more worried. Hillary Clinton and her supporters won’t forget in a hurry how the last presidential election held on November 8 turned out contrary to popular expectations. Sensing a repeat, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has alerted her country’s parliament to the...

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Google Allo can now help you find the perfect emoji and stickers
Nov17

Google Allo can now help you find the perfect emoji and stickers

Google has updated Allo, and the chat app for both iOS and Android now has some new features. The app now has a refreshed Smart Smiley button and interchangeable background themes for chats. Built on Allo’s prediction algorithm, the Smart Smiley button will now suggest emoji and stickers relevant to what you are typing. It will also be able to interpret your conversations, which makes the chat app more fun to use. According to TNW,...

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Google introduces PhotoScan, a brand new standalone app from Google Photos
Nov16

Google introduces PhotoScan, a brand new standalone app from Google Photos

Google is taking us back, way back in the days when men were boys. The company has just launched PhotoScan, a brand new standalone app from Google Photos. The new app will turn your old pictures into one that makes it almost like new. PhotoScan will turn your old prints into digital photos, thereby letting you save them to the cloud with a single tap. Available from Tuesday on both iOS and Android, the new app will let you scan a...

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Google Play Music gets a new look
Nov14

Google Play Music gets a new look

Give it up to the new look Google Play Music—the music service is spotting an attractive look, and is now focused on contextual recommendations. Google’s approach to most of its services has indeed changed; users are now the core of the company’s services. The revamped Google Play Music service has now been personalized to suit your music taste. The service is now smarter, easier to use, and now based on the increasingly popular...

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