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Google Maps hits 10 billion downloads in the Play Store
Nov06

Google Maps hits 10 billion downloads in the Play Store

Google Maps is one of the most popular apps from Google. The app has continued to demonstrate its usefulness to users over the years. That is why it did not come as a surprise that it has hit 10 billion downloads in the Play Store. That is a record-breaking achievement—only a few apps come close. Not many apps in its category come close? Despite being a free-to-use maps app, Google Maps boasts more features than a lot of premium ones....

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Gmail’s big Compose button is back on the desktop
Oct30

Gmail’s big Compose button is back on the desktop

Image Credit: Android Police Google has brought back its huge Compose button on the desktop. This is coming after users complained about its initial removal. For months, we were without the button, which did not give us the kind of feel we wanted. Google minimized the size of the Compose button on the web earlier this year. This did not go down well with most users, who called for it to be restored. Apparently, Google listened to...

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Google Frightgeist for Halloween 2021 trends updated
Oct11

Google Frightgeist for Halloween 2021 trends updated

Have you decided what to wear for this year’s Halloween? If not, Google has updated its Frightgeist site with the latest searc trends in costume across the US. Every house icon on the map has more insight into the costume trends for that location. Tapping on an icon will give you more details on related search activities in that area. And it gives you a glimpse where each costume theme is most popular. Google has added a costume...

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What Are Featured Snippets (and How to Get Them)?
Oct07

What Are Featured Snippets (and How to Get Them)?

What Are Featured Snippets (and How to Get Them)? Around half of all Google searches currently don’t end up in a click, yet that doesn’t mean people aren’t getting the information they’re looking for. The first organic result on search engines usually gets 33% of all clicks, but where are all the other clicks going? What happens is because of changes to Google’s algorithms, users are getting the answers to many of their questions...

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Google Calendar users can now start and share meeting notes
Oct06

Google Calendar users can now start and share meeting notes

Google Calendar gets better by every update. What it means is that you can always expect something good anytime there is a new release. The latest upgrade from Google allows for easy sharing of meeting minutes. There is a new Docs integration that automates sharing minutes with everyone. If you have fixed a meeting, you can now create a document for notes within the Calendar entry. Simply click on “Take meeting notes” in the event...

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India’s antitrust probe finds Google guilty of abusing dominant position
Sep18

India’s antitrust probe finds Google guilty of abusing dominant position

Image Credit: India Today Google has found itself on the wrong side of India’s antitrust watchdog based on the outcome of a recently concluded probe. The Android OS maker, according to the probe, is said to have abused its Android dominant position in India. This, according to the probe, illegally hurts competitors in the market. According to the probe, Google reduced device manufacturing companies’ ability and incentive to develop...

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