The EU has fined Google a record $5 billion for its illegal Android practices which violated the antitrust laws. The European Commission accuses Google of using its position in the market to impose unfair restrictions on OEMs and mobile operators to create a monopoly in the search market.
Google has updated Gboard for Android and iOS with the ability to write messages in Morse code. The addition of this feature will greatly help consumers with disabilities and allow them to easily communicate with others.
One of Google’s more popular apps is Inbox, its first-party email app. It’s popularity isn’t just on Android, though, with iOS users adopting the app as their own, too.
There are a variety of options for users who want to access email, but there’s no denying that Google’s option, Gmail, is the biggest of the big.
A group of iPhone users comprising of over 4.4 million people and known as Google You Owe Us have sued the search engine giant for unlawfully tracking their browsing history and collecting their personal information in the UK.
Google is rolling out the ability to favorite a photo while also being able to “heart” it. Both these options would be rolled out to the Google Photos app this week.
Last week, Google announced a revamped version of Google News which is now powered by AI to offer a better user experience. The revamped News app is replacing Newsstand which hardly got any love from the company.
Earlier today, Google announced Google One — a simple plan for expanding the storage of your existing Google account with some more perks and benefits thrown in. The company will be upgrading its paid Google Drive storage customers to Google One over the coming months. However, this change will not be applicable for G Suite business customers.
Earlier this week, Google kicked off its developers conference, I/O, and showed off quite a bit. There were new features for Google Maps, Android, and plenty of other things to talk about. But, as you might have already seen by now, the most talked-about part of the keynote speech was showing off Google Assistant’s ability to make a phone call and interact with a human being.
Google is taking a cue from Apple and adding navigation gestures to Android P. While Google’s approach is clearly influenced by that of Apple, its implementation is quite a bit different.