How to Use New Google Maps Features to Navigate COVID-19 Restrictions

Transit alerts: Users can now receive alerts about their public transit schedules and COVID-19 related transportation changes. This includes and crowd limitations due to social distancing. This feature is available in “Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, France, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Thailand, United Kingdom and the U.S.” Driving alerts: Drivers can now be notified of […]

Google’s new software update tries to fix the Pixel 4’s awful battery life

You can tell the app what you’re doing and how long it should take you to complete your travel. At the end of that time frame, the app will open up and ask you if you’ve made it to your destination safely, if you need to send your location to your emergency contacts, or if […]

Google rolls out Truecaller like feature for android users

Internet search giant Google has rolled out a new feature for Android users in five countries — including India — that will help them avoid calls that could potentially be a scam. The company has rolled out a feature called Verified Calls on its Phone app that aims to not only make Android users trust […]

Google adds new features to its Read Along app

Google said that till date, children have read more than 32 million stories for more than 3 million hours on the app. Beginner readers with speed of less than 45 correct words per minute saw an improvement from 38% to 88% in their oral fluency after reading for 100 minutes on the app.

The best smart home devices of 2020: Amazon and Google fight to control your home

That’s why a mesh router that’s built to spread a strong, speedy signal throughout your house might make for a particularly smart upgrade — especially if you’re living in a big home. And, of the ones we’ve tested, we think the Nest Wifi is the smartest pick. At $269, the two-piece starter kit was able to […]

Google’s Phone app comes to more devices, and can now tell you why a business is calling

The feature is coming to the Google Phone app, which typically comes preloaded on Pixel and Android One phones. However, Google says it will now be available to download on a “limited” set of additional phones running Android Pie and higher, including flagship handsets from Samsung and LG. Compatible phones will be able to grab […]

Google: Your smartphone is getting Android upgrades faster and here’s the proof

“We are beginning to see the effects already. This year, we saw two OEMs issue software updates to Android 10 on the day we announced it: Xiaomi and Essential. On the same day, OnePlus started a public beta program, and just a few days later, they started updating devices. HMD Global’s Nokia 8.1 just started […]

Google’s Pixel phones get some exclusive Android 11 features

No matter your taste, your phone needs a case Grab a great case for your Google Pixel 4a! The Pixel 4a is a great phone for an even greater price, but it isn’t the most flashy phone on the market. Thankfully, there are flashy, fashionable, and dependable cases out there you can grab to spice […]

Google’s Phone app is coming to more non-Pixel phones with ‘Verified Calls’

Before a business calls you, it sends information such as their phone number, your phone number, and the reason for calling to Google’s Verified Calls server. Google then sends all the information to the Phone app on your device. When the business calls you, your device compares the incoming call information with the information received […]

The best home security cameras to buy in 2020: Arlo, Google Nest and more

When installing wireless security cameras, keep in mind that the smart home camera you buy (and your security system as a whole) will only be as good as the quality of your Wi-Fi connection at the location where you plan to install it. So before you drill holes in your walls or otherwise mess up […]