Google Photos has been updated with a basic but a useful feature dubbed as Archive. The Archive feature will basically hide photos from the main feed. The users can now remove the images from main Photos section without deleting them from their library. The Archive option can be seen in the navigation drawer represented by three dots just above Trash.
The Archived photos will remain in the Album and search results but will appear on the Archive page. The view of the Archive page [...]
Google is reportedly panning to launch its digital wallet, Android Pay in India sometime this year. In order to do so the company is said to be taking the route for government-backed Unified Payment Interface (UPI). Currently, home grown digital wallets like Paytm and BHIM are using UPI for providing online transactions. Companies like WhatsApp and Stripe are also taking the UPI route to bring in their peer-to-peer digital transactions services in the country.
As per a report on [...]
Google in its I/O 2017 developers conference announced that its virtual assistant is now going to be available on iPhones. Users won’t be able to replace the Google Assistant with Siri, but will be able to avail its features in a dedicated app from Google.
Starting today, we’re bringing the #GoogleAssistant to iPhones. Whether at home or on the go, your Assistant is here to help. #io17 pic.twitter.com/a6T20HwnU9
— Google (@Google) May 17, [...]
Google has updated its popular keyboard app Gboard, which now holds support for 22 different Indian languages. This will allow the users in a multilingual country like India to operate in their native language. In India, there are over 300 million smartphone users, most of which are still learning to access the full potential, language being a barrier. The addition of new languages in Gboard will make messaging and web browsing more convenient in India.
There are a total of 22 [...]
Google has launched its new ‘Areo’ app in India. The app basically bundles up most of the local food delivery and maintenance services to help users with quick access to anything they need. However, the app is currently available for service only in Mumbai and Bangalore. The limitation is quite disappointing as Areo looks very useful and could prove handy for a lot of users all around the country.
Google Areo helps users to order food or call in a carpenter or a [...]
Google has launched its ‘Play Music’ service with ‘All Access’ subscription in India starting at Rs. 89 per month. Google Play Music was first launched in the country last year which offered songs available for purchase and download starting from Rs. 15. However the All Access subscription for the service which costs $9.99 in the US was not available in India up till now.
Google Play Music All Access is available on Android, iOS as well as web and it will [...]
A beta version of the YouTube Go app with lots of features has been released on the Google Play Store in India. The new app will enable users to watch videos even in areas with poor internet signal. Users can now easily download and even share the videos with other users. The YouTube Go beta is available for download through Google Play Store.
The YouTube Go app was launched in September last year. The app allowed users to download and save videos that could be watched even [...]
This year on April Fool’s day Google lets you play the ‘Ms. Pac-Man’ game on the Google Maps. It is not the first time Google did something of this sort. Google in 2015 also did the same by adding Ms. Pac-Man game to the desktop version of maps. That being said, it still is a whole lot fun to play Pac-Man within the Google maps in your smartphone or on computers.
To play the game, you just need to open the Google maps app on your smartphone and tap on the pink [...]