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Google Chrome To Possibly Get Native Ad-Blocking Feature

Google Chrome To Possibly Get Native Ad-Blocking Feature

Citing sources familiar with the matter, WSJ says that Google is planning on introducing a native ad blocker for Google Chrome. While this move will potentially affect the company’s ad revenue to a certain degree, it is apparently taking this decision to deliver a better user experience.

Google Maps Timeline Feature Finally Comes to iOS

Google Maps Timeline Feature Finally Comes to iOS

A few months after first debuting its Timeline feature on Google Maps for Android, Google is bringing the functionality to the iOS version of its app. For the unknown, the feature will provide users with a timeline of all the places they have visited over a day. 

Google Maps for iOS Gains Directions Widget and iMessage App

Google Maps for iOS Gains Directions Widget and iMessage App

The latest update to Google Maps for iOS being rolled out today brings a couple of notable new features to the app. The v4.30.0 update introduces a new Directions widget that allows one to quickly access their navigation directions from anywhere in the OS.

YouTube TV Launches in 5 U.S. Cities

YouTube TV Launches in 5 U.S. Cities

At the end of February, YouTube officially announced its brand new streaming TV service, aptly called “YouTube TV.”

Google Calendar Finally Launches for the iPad

Google Calendar Finally Launches for the iPad

For the folks out there who have had the Google Calendar app installed on their iPhone for quite some time, but have been waiting impatiently for an iPad version, the wait is finally over.

Google Search for iOS Now Comes with Gboard, 3D Touch Actions, and Trending Widget

Google Search for iOS Now Comes with Gboard, 3D Touch Actions, and Trending Widget

Google has integrated its Gboard keyboard app into the Google Search app for iOS. With the Gboard extension for the Google Search app, iPhone and iPad owners will no longer have to install the standalone Gboard keyboard app on their device.

Google Released Android O Developer Preview Last Week; Here’s a Look at All the New Features

Google Released Android O Developer Preview Last Week; Here’s a Look at All the New Features

Last week, Google announced Android O and dropped the first developer preview of the OS for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices as well. While Android O is still six months away from its final release, the first developer preview of the OS gives us a look at all the new features that it will be bringing.

Google Splitting Hangouts Into Hangouts Meet and Chat; Turning It Into a Slack Competitor

Google Splitting Hangouts Into Hangouts Meet and Chat; Turning It Into a Slack Competitor

Google has long been criticised for not giving proper attention to Hangouts and updating it with features that are found in other chat tools. Instead of improving Hangouts, Google went on to launch Allo and Duo, two more messaging applications that have only further convoluted its messaging strategy.

YouTube TV FAQ: All Your Questions Answered About the New TV Streaming Service

YouTube TV FAQ: All Your Questions Answered About the New TV Streaming Service

YouTube TV is quickly making headlines. Many are hopeful it will start a revolution, sparking a new movement of cable-cutters in favor of streaming television. We’re tackling all of the most prominent questions about YouTube TV — what’s the cost, what channels are included, plus how to watch and record. Check out your questions below, answered.

Google Assistant May Arrive on the iPhone Some Day Beyond Allo

Google Assistant May Arrive on the iPhone Some Day Beyond Allo

Google has big plans for its digital personal assistant, aptly known as Google Assistant, and those plans may include Apple-branded devices, too.