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Google Assistant will start showing standard Google Search layout; and ads too
Apr06

Google Assistant will start showing standard Google Search layout; and ads too

Ads, it seems are coming to Google Assistant on Android with Google set to make the powerful assistant more interesting with better visual responses. What that means is that when next you ask the assistant a question, you going to get responses that show the standard Google Search layout. I am sure you know what that means—it responses will not only look like what you have in Google Search, but with ads as well. Going forward, all...

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Google Assistant launches its first celebrity voice with John Legend
Apr04

Google Assistant launches its first celebrity voice with John Legend

Google has launched its first celebrity voice for its powerful assistant with John Legend as the first to be added by the company. For a limited time, users will be able to hear the voice of Grammy Award winner John Legend sing “Happy Birthday” to them, hear about the weather, and answer questions like “Who is Chrissy Teigen?” everywhere Google Assistant is being used—Android and iOS devices including. John Legend along with five...

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Gmail turns 15, adds “email scheduling” in latest update
Apr02

Gmail turns 15, adds “email scheduling” in latest update

Google’s email service has come a long way—and is undoubtedly the most vastly improved free/paid email service in the last decade or thereabout. Like it or not, Gmail is perhaps, the email service on the lips of everyone since it was launched 15 years ago. Talking about how long the world’s most popular email service has been in existence, Google is celebrating 15 years since it launched Gmail—and is doing so by adding “email...

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EU overhauls copyright rules, internet firms at risk
Mar31

EU overhauls copyright rules, internet firms at risk

  Internet users in Europe will have to regulate their use of online services such as Facebook and YouTube in the next few years. The European Parliament has passed broad changes to EU copyright rules. But critics worry that it may fail and lead to online censorship. The order named “Copyright in the Digital Single Market” is one of the bloc’s attempts to update outdated laws. It aims to address the challenges...

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Google replaces video/voice switcher with new contact screen in Duo
Mar31

Google replaces video/voice switcher with new contact screen in Duo

Google has replaced the video/voice switcher with a new contact screen in its video-calling app Duo. The change that comes along with drawing tools, is now live on Google Duo for Android. Users, per 9to5google, now have a traditional contact screen before making calls on the app. Users are no longer required to manually toggle to switch between the voice and video calling modes like they usually do before the change was added. Adding...

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Google Photos is adding ability to crop photos in documents
Mar29

Google Photos is adding ability to crop photos in documents

Google is adding the ability to crop documents in a new update that will further make Google Photos more relevant to its users. Google Photos is already very popular as it is, and adding more useful features like this one will further strengthen the app’s position among competitors. Google posted a tweet where it announced a new “Crop & adjust” feature that is specifically designed for pictures of receipts and other documents. The...

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