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YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch
Sep14

YouTube gives parents control over videos their kids can watch

The last two updates Google introduced to YouTube Kids were all about making the app more secure for users. However, more emphasis emphases were placed on parental controls among several others. In the latest update announced late on Thursday, Google is once again giving parents more controls—this time it is all about the types of videos kids can see on the platform. The update, according to Google, is geared towards improving user...

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Google offers data rewards to use Duo in the Philippines
Sep13

Google offers data rewards to use Duo in the Philippines

A few weeks ago, we published a report per Android Police on plans by Google to introduce a reward scheme for potential Duo users. Turns out that Google has actually started rewarding users who introduce their friends to the video-calling app. The scheme will reward users in the Philippines with data when they invite their friends who in turn registers with any number previously unused by them on the app. Rewards, according to Google,...

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Google is shutting down the Inbox app
Sep12

Google is shutting down the Inbox app

In a matter of months—six months precisely according to Google, its Inbox email app will be shut down. What that means is that users have until March 2019 to switch to Gmail. Apparently, this won’t come as a surprise for many, though the app has its own fair share of fans out there. Launched about four years ago, the Inbox email app was designed to work alongside Google’s popular email service Gmail. The app really revolutionized how...

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YouTube Dark Mode for mobile is finally here
Sep06

YouTube Dark Mode for mobile is finally here

Finally, YouTube has rolled out its dark theme for Android. The dark mode was only made available to handful of lucky users last July, but is now widely available to everyone on the Android version of the app. Android Police reports that the feature is now being rolled out to users, and all that is required is for an upgrade to the latest version of the app— 13.35.51. Once the version of the app on your Android phone is upgraded to...

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Google Chrome gets a new look including a new password manager
Sep05

Google Chrome gets a new look including a new password manager

Google Chrome now has a new look—one that I am sure you would like. It has taken a while, but good thing is the browser is spotting a fresh new look. The makeover has rounded shapes and tabs, update icons, and a color palette. As a matter of fact, the interface is looking clean and refreshing, and Google has updated the prompts, menus and URLs in the address bar to go with the new look. Google has now simplified the tabs to make it...

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Google Assistant is now bilingual and no need to change settings
Aug30

Google Assistant is now bilingual and no need to change settings

Google is gradually positioning its smart home assistant to dominate the market. The company has announced that Google Assistant has now been integrated with multilingual ability—and that means you can now talk to the assistant in multiple languages. Prior to today’s announcement, Assistant can only be asked questions in the language you are speak, and of course, it will also respond in the same language. “With our advancement in...

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