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  • Google wants all Android apps to be 64-bit by 2021, sets out to improve Chrome for Android

    Google wants all Android apps to be 64-bit by 2021, sets out to improve Chrome for Android

    Often, people don't realise that something they use could be improved until it improves. And it seems that Chrome for Android could be getting a permanent upgrade next year. Sources claim that Google plans to permanently transition to 64-bit apps for Android devices, with the Android version of Chrome one of those that will be improved.

  • Apple criticized by groups backed by Google and Facebook

    Apple criticized by groups backed by Google and Facebook

    It seems that Apple's new feature is under scrutiny by groups backed by Google and Facebook because of how it handles tracking, which may lead to more users disabling the tracker. With the tracker disabled, it may affect certain services from displaying personalized ads to the user.

  • The new SmartReply system will auto generate replies for YouTube creators!

    The new SmartReply system will auto generate replies for YouTube creators!

    Good news to all the YouTube creators who struggle to reply to comments on your channels. Google has just announced the new SmartReply system on Youtube which will generate suggested replies for users based on what comments they get on their comment section.

  • Android's Nearby Sharing now available through Google Play Services beta

    Android's Nearby Sharing now available through Google Play Services beta

    Way back in March, Google confirmed that it's hard at work on the Nearby Sharing feature. As you may know, this is Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop feature. The company has now confirmed that the feature is now in beta and users who are interested can try it out.

  • Google to disable backup & sync on Google Photos temporarily due to COVID-19

    Google to disable backup & sync on Google Photos temporarily due to COVID-19

    Google has officially announced on their support page stating that the Google Photos automatic backup & sync feature on messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Messages, and more have been disabled temporarily in order to reduce bandwidth usage. While there is no news on when we can expect Google to re-enable the feature, it will most likely be available again as soon as the COVID-19 outbreak slows down.

  • Google Photos has gotten a design overhaul with a focus on reliving memories

    Google Photos has gotten a design overhaul with a focus on reliving memories

    Photographs are akin to memories, as they are often taken at places we visit or of people we know. These photos are usually stored online these days so that we can have it all in one place and reminisce from time to time. So, Google decided that redesign its Google Photos app, giving it a focus on helping users relive their memories.

  • Google offers the choice to automatically delete your browsing data every 3 or 18 months

    Google offers the choice to automatically delete your browsing data every 3 or 18 months

    When it comes to privacy, almost all the tech companies promise that they will protect yours at all costs. However, there will still be scandals regarding data exploitation surfacing somewhere. To remind you that they do value your privacy, Google will now offer the choice of deleting your entire browsing history automatically.

  • Wear OS getting hardware acceleration for smoother animations

    Wear OS getting hardware acceleration for smoother animations

    Android smartphones may already be looking to upgrade to Android 11 soon, but most Wear OS devices are still stuck on Android 9. While there won't be a major overhaul soon, a nice little update is now available. Specifically, Google added hardware acceleration to Wear OS recently.

  • Google planning to add Nearby Sharing to more platforms

    Google planning to add Nearby Sharing to more platforms

    Now that Android 11 beta has launched, Android users finally got access to a feature that's similar to Apple's AirDrop - the Nearby Sharing feature. But Google isn't content with just making it usable on mobile. A source has found that Google plans to make the feature available on even more platforms.

  • Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides on Android will be getting dark mode very soon

    Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides on Android will be getting dark mode very soon

    Those who frequently utilize Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android, will be pleased to know that Google plans to introduce dark mode to those features in the near future. While there is not much known in regards to the exact dates the dark mode will be available, we do know that it could be available most probably in a few weeks.