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Google is reportedly working on a 'helpmate' for journalists that some believe is more of a replacement. The new AI technology was recently demonstrated to executives at The New York Times, The Washington Post, and News Corp, who own The Wall Street Journal. Since ChatGPT hit the scene and set the world on fire... Read more...
Gmail users around the world have been getting pop-up notifications in the past few days prompting them to up their security with Enhanced Safe Browsing. This feature, which is enabled across all Google products with a simple toggle, enables real-time security scanning and will help protect you against phishing and... Read more...
Time and time again, malware or malicious apps find their way to Google Play Store, infecting millions of people. In this same vein, researchers have discovered spyware with ties to China hiding in the Play Store disguised as file management apps. This week, researchers at Pradeo discovered two spyware apps with a... Read more...
Google has announced seven new and upcoming features for its Google Chat. The company says these new features will make it easier to use and more fun to message family and friends. Whether it be a direct message or a group conversation, Google Chat helps individuals and teams to collaborate with another in a fluid... Read more...
The jump from Pixel 6 to Pixel 7 wasn't huge, but Google didn't need to do much. The Pixel 6 was the first of the series that got everything mostly right, and the next version improved upon that. The Pixel 8, however, is shaping up to be a more substantial update. The rumor mill has already provided possible display... Read more...
On social media, there might be ‘sides’ of a platform demarcated by a language barrier. However, YouTube is working toward tearing down some of those barriers for content creators with AI-powered video dubbing with a service called Aloud. Aloud was formerly a Google Area 120 experimental product that “assists... Read more...
AI tools like ChatGPT are rolling out in droves, helping people write code, generate art, or to do more menial tasks like writing basic emails or papers, even though the latter rasies some ethical questions. Regardless, AI has become increasingly useful in day-to-day life, though that is not without its drawbacks, and... Read more...
Google is rightly proud of some of the things that Google Lens can do to make a user’s life easier. In a recent blog post, the tech giant has highlighted a mix of eight great things its visual search tool can help you with. As indicated by the headline, our favorite new feature goes a long way to preventing the need... Read more...
Smartphone users can soon take advantage of AI-assisted writing for emails via the "Help me write" function available in Gmail for Android and iOS. For now, the feature is only available for those who have enrolled as testers of the company's Workspace Labs. Many can attest to how difficult it can be to contrive... Read more...
Gone are the days of having one password for all your accounts or simply writing down every password you have on paper. Now, password managers make everyone more secure and passwords easier to manage, hence the name. Enter Google Password Manager, a password manager built directly into Chrome so you can handle all... Read more...
Heads up to anyone who's running Google's Chrome browser—and a lot of people are, going by its massive market share—there's another actively-exploited zero-day vulnerability compromising its security. That's a bit of a big deal when you consider there are billions of Chrome installs. Fortunately, Google has pushed out... Read more...
Over the last year, Google has been trying to step up its security game regarding all things Gmail, from client-side email encryption to brand verification measures to help prevent phishing and spam. However, a security researcher discovered an issue with the latter, putting all Gmail users at risk just before the... Read more...
There's still no word on when exactly Google will trot out the Pixel 8 series with its fancy Tensor G3 silicon—Google I/O came and went without so much as a teaser, let alone an announcement—but if you're tired of waiting for the next-gen release, you can score a killer deal on an unlocked Pixel 7 handset with either... Read more...
The Pixel 8 series will introduce the third generation of its in-house built Tensor chipset and a new specifications leak has us excited for what's to come, including ray tracing support, AV1 encoding, and UFS 4.0 (finally).  Google began using its own SoC called Tensor in the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, then followed... Read more...
The Google Pixel 8 has potentially revealed its wireless charging capabilities to the world and the news might disappoint quite a few Pixel fans. Let's find out why. On Wednesday, a new listing for the upcoming Google Pixel 8 (model GKWS6) was registered with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). This is standard... Read more...
A lot can happen in a decade. It was ten years ago when we declared in our 1st gen Chromecast review that, "Yes, it's worth every penny" due to its simple setup, good image quality (for the time), and relatively cheap price tag. Fast forward to today and that same streaming dongle that we gushed over when it first... Read more...
Now that AI tech like OpenAI’s ChatGPT has taken the world by storm, companies like Apple are trying to play catch-up and build in that type of tech. This also includes Google, who talked a lot about AI at Google IO 2023. Among the tools mentioned, something called Magic Compose was mentioned, which could add a little... Read more...
Google recently announced its AI-powered Search Labs experiments at the company's IO 2023 event. Now, the tech giant is beginning to roll out access to its technology to those who signed up for early access. Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking over the internet with tools such as chatbots and generative AI... Read more...
YouTube has announced that it is bringing more ads to videos being played back on TVs, specifically unskippable 30-second ads and even more ads during paused videos. In a blog post this week, YouTube announced a shift in how ads will be pushed to non-Premium viewers who watch YouTube videos on their TVs at home... Read more...
Following complaints from Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 series users concerning sudden battery life and overheating issues following the May 2023 security update, Google has quickly rolled out a back-end fix that requires no action from the user.  Yesterday we reported on a growing issue of some Pixel 6 and 7... Read more...
A deluge of Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 7 users are reporting high battery usage and overheating, which seems to be linked to the Google app after the latest May 2023 security update. Even worse, rolling back to older version of the app doesn't seem to fix the problem either. The Pixel 6 and 7 lineup have been... Read more...
Google announced its new Pixel 7a smartphone during the company's IO 2023 event. With a new Pixel device comes new wallpapers and anyone can grab them now. In a Google Design blog post, the company interviewed the art director behind its new wallpapers for the Pixel 7a. Eunyoung Park's followed the Google design... Read more...
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