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Google Assistant will show predicted flight delays
Dec17

Google Assistant will show predicted flight delays

Google is confident that its smart assistant will be able to proactively predict whether or not a flight might be delayed. The company on Monday announced that the latest feature being added to Google Assistant will be 85 percent accurate when it comes to predicting whether a user will experience delays in flight. This is an update that could not have arrived at a better time considering we are fast approaching the holiday season. It...

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Google wants to teach you word pronunciation in different accents
Dec12

Google wants to teach you word pronunciation in different accents

Trust Google to always want to improve Search in every way to make the service even more useful. The search giant is testing a new feature that will teach you word pronunciation in different accents. For the purpose of clarity, the new feature is not the small speaker that has always been a part of Search for a while now; according to Android Police, there is a new addition. A new box will now appear below the searched word called...

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Google Assistant will soon start curating audio news playlist

Google is currently working with partners to change how we listen to news—it is actually exploring the future of audio news on Assistant with Google News. Everything is about to change—from the way you ask for news on the phone and the way news is being delivered to us all through the day. Going forward, news you get from Google Assistant will be powered by artificial intelligence—the same technology that powers the Google News app....

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Google adds faster way to send video messages to contact in Duo
Dec06

Google adds faster way to send video messages to contact in Duo

Google has announced a new and faster way to send video messages to contacts in Duo. The faster sharing method according to Google, starts with a swipe down on the app’s homsecreen. The new video sharing feature will prompt you to swipe down to record a message. With this update, you will now have faster access to the camera viewfinder that defaults to the front-facing camera. Per 9to5google, you will be able to switch lenses, and tap...

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Chrome 71 is now publicly rolling out with ability to block abusive ads
Dec05

Chrome 71 is now publicly rolling out with ability to block abusive ads

Google Chrome 71 has exited the beta state and has now been elevated to a stable version for Windows, Mac and Linux. As expected, the world’s most popular browser has added some quality features including ability to block abusive ads, billing protection, among others. As spotted by 9to5google, the browser, which will be publicly available in the coming weeks, will give users the ability to block sites with abusive ads. “Ads or other...

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Google says no decision has been made on when Hangouts will be shut down

Google has strongly denied claims in several online tech blog that Hangouts will be shut down in 2020. While Google did not deny that it was planning to sunset the app, it denied that it had reached a decision on the timeline. Scott Johnston, Director of Product Management and Real-time Communications Product Lead for G Suite said those reports are far from being accurate. He denied any decision on when the app would be shut down had...

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