Google has announced that it has paid $80 billion to Android developers via the Play Store until last quarter. However, the amount is half of what Apple paid to iOS developers through the App Store.
Google Paid $80 Billion to Play Store Developers, Half of What Apple Paid to Developers via App Store
Google Photos is perhaps one of the most popular photo apps across multiple platforms. It not only offers the convenience of viewing your pictures but also lets you store it on the cloud and thus saving storage on your phone. Now Google has confirmed that videos on Google Photos account were shown to a stranger due to a technical issue.
If you use Google Maps as your default Maps app on your iPhone, then here is a nifty little trick to quickly get directions to navigate to Home or Work on your iPhone. It allows you to get directions to your Home or Work address on your iPhone with just three taps using Google Maps. It saves you the trouble of typing the address and getting directions faster.
You’ve probably heard by now that SMS based two-factor verfication (2FA) is not as secure as we had thought as researchers have shown how it is possible to hijack a text message. But as we reported a few days back, the good news is that your iPhone can now be used as a much more secure Google security key. In this article, we will show you how to use your iPhone as a physical secure key for 2-step verification for your Google Account.
Google Maps has pretty much been an integral part of our lives. Most of us use Google Maps to find our way and get all the information about a particular place. One of the biggest qualm privacy advocates had is that Google Maps tracks out movements. In order to tackle this issue, Google has introduced Incognito Mode for Maps on iOS.
Google keeps on adding new and useful features to its Photos App. Recently, the Photos app gained a new feature that allows users to manually tag a person. Now the company has announced a chat app that is baked into Google Photos. The chat feature is aimed at helping users exchange photos by chatting with other users.
Google Photos is arguably one of the best photo gallery app. The integration with Google Drive and the AI-backed features make it a great choice. Google Photos comes with auto face detection feature that lets you search for a person by selecting face. Until now the feature worked by automatically detecting people in images. Now Google Photos has gained a feature that lets you tag photos manually.
Just a few days after rumors first broke, Google has announced that it will be acquiring Fitbit for $2.1 billion. The company hopes to improve Wear OS and introduce Google-branded wearables in the market by using the technology it will acquire from Fitbit.
Google Wifi was one of the first routers to offer mesh networking for homes. The company has launched a new Nest Wifi which comes with an inbuilt Google Assistant speaker (Nest Point). Google has also launched other devices including Nest Mini, and Pixelbook Go.
Google today announced the Pixel Buds 2 — truly wireless Bluetooth earbuds and its AirPods rival. The original Pixel Buds were connected to each other using a wire. For the Pixel Buds 2, Google has made the earphones completely wireless and improved them radically in every aspect.