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Google Drops Dessert Naming Scheme for Android; Announces Android 10

Google Drops Dessert Naming Scheme for Android; Announces Android 10

Google today announced a change in the Android naming scheme. While the company has named every new version of Android after a dessert, that will no longer be the case going forward, with the company calling Android Q as Android 10.

Google Maps ‘Live View’ AR Walking Directions Rolling Out for iPhone and Android

Google Maps ‘Live View’ AR Walking Directions Rolling Out for iPhone and Android

Google is rolling out its AR-powered walking directions feature in Google Maps to a wider range of devices which support AR natively. This includes iPhones with ARKit support as well as Android devices which support Google’s ARCore.

Google Chrome Is Leading Final Cut Pro X to Slow down and Crash

Google Chrome Is Leading Final Cut Pro X to Slow down and Crash

If you are a video editor who prefers to use Final Cut Pro X, you might want to ditch Chrome for good. It has been discovered that if you use Chrome with Final Cut Pro already running in the background, the latter’s performance will take a massive beating.

Google is Done Making Tablets

Google is Done Making Tablets

Google is done making tablets! The company has confirmed that it has dropped all plans of developing and releasing any tablet in the foreseeable future. Instead, it will focus on laptops and other devices running Chrome OS.

Faster Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 AR Headset Launched for $999

Faster Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 AR Headset Launched for $999

Thought Google Glass was dead? Think again. Google today announced the release of Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, which features faster internals and a new AI engine for improved efficiency.

Huawei No Longer Has Access to Android Due to U.S. Government Ban

Huawei No Longer Has Access to Android Due to U.S. Government Ban

The US-China trade has ended up putting Huawei’s smartphone business in jeopardy. Last week, an executive order from President Trump led Huawei and 60+ other Chinese companies to be put on an Entity list. This meant that no U.S. company could indulge in any form of trade with them. Among other things, this has led Huawei to lose access to Android and the Google Play suite of apps and services.

Pixel 3a Vs ‘Phone X’ Ad from Google Highlights Night Sight and Price Gap

Pixel 3a Vs ‘Phone X’ Ad from Google Highlights Night Sight and Price Gap

The Pixel 3 blows the iPhone XS out of the water when it comes to low-light imaging performance, especially with its Night Sight mode. Google took a jab at the iPhone XS when it launched the Pixel 3 last year in one of its promotional materials. With the launch of the Pixel 3a series now, the company is doing the same thing.

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai Takes Jibe at Apple, Says ‘Privacy Cannot Be a Luxury Good’

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai Takes Jibe at Apple, Says ‘Privacy Cannot Be a Luxury Good’

Apple has always highlighted the fact that all its products and services are built with user privacy in mind. The company values the privacy of its users like no other. However, there’s also the fact that the high price of Apple products essentially puts them out of reach for many thereby putting a luxury tag on the whole privacy aspect. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai has now taken a jibe at Apple for this very thing in an op-ed written for the New York Times.

Google’s YouTube Music and Google Play Music Reach 15 Million Subscribers Combined

Google’s YouTube Music and Google Play Music Reach 15 Million Subscribers Combined

The race to 100 million paid subscribers was won by Spotify not too long ago. And while Apple Music is reportedly leading the charge in the U.S., the last reported total was 50 million paid subs for Apple’s service. But what about Google, which, technically, has two different streaming music services?

Google I/O 2019 Announcements iPhone Users Should Care About

Google I/O 2019 Announcements iPhone Users Should Care About

Keynote season is upon us. After Facebook’s conference, it’s Google’s turn to showcase its latest and greatest. Google I/O 2019 comes in less than a month before Apple’s WWDC conference. Even though you might use an iPhone, you can really escape the wrath of Google services. Gmail, Google Maps, Google Home, Google Assistant are now omnipresent. And all these services saw new improvements in this keynote. Here are the Google I/O 2019 announcements that iPhone users should care about.