Upping its smartwatch game today, Google announced two new LG-made smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0: the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport. The former is the lower end model of the two and features a 1.2-inch circular P-OLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
Google Voice is a free service that lets you make phone calls and send text messages tied from your Google account. It uses Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology just like Skype and hooks you up with your own new phone number. The perk of this is being able to easily share your Google Voice number with strangers or in a workplace environment while keeping your personal number tied to your wireless carrier just for yourself.
The Chromium Project has meant that Chrome for Desktop has been open source for quite some time, with an Android version launched in 2015.
Earlier this week, Google rolled out some much-needed updates to Google Voice on all platforms after almost five years. The updated apps on all platforms — iOS, Android, and web — now feature a redesigned Material Design based interface.
Google today announced that it is making the ride services experience in Google Maps even better by offering deeper integration with ride service providers like Uber and Lyft. Up until now, Google Maps displayed the estimated fare of going to a location from Uber and Lyft.
Google Calendar wants to be the one-stop shop for a variety of different things that are tied to a user’s every day life.
Following in the footsteps of Apple, Google has now also reportedly shelved plans on developing its own self-driving car. Instead, the company is now focusing on partnering with existing vehicle makers to make a self-driving car. As per the report, previous self-driving vehicles from Google lacked any kind of steering wheel and pedals.
Google has released a new Featured Photos screensaver for Mac that brings a collection of high-resolution and stunning photos from various Google+ members to the screen of your Mac. Google already uses its collection of wallpapers from Google+ on Chromecast and its new Wallpaper app found on the Pixel.
Google has not only launched a new app, but also made it possible to edit photos even more within the Google Photos app.
Google has decided to update its Gmail app for iOS, which is designed for both iPhone and iPad.