Google Tez App Debuts Ahead Of Launch

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Google’s App Tez is now available in the Google Play Store and the App Store, just before it’s official launch. The payment App is to be launched in Delhi today, where Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely will also be present. The App is somewhat similar to the App BHIM, and uses your mobile number, which is linked to your bank account. The App is available in seven different Indian languages, namely Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Bengali, and of course English. Along with your phone number, Google will also need you to sync the App with your Google account. Read More

Google To Launch Tez, A Payment App In India

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According to the latest reports, by a news website known as The Ken, Google may apparently launch a payment App, known as Tez, in India. Tez, which means fast, in Hindi, is an App which is a digital payment service, based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI). Other tech giants have also tried their hands at launching out payment products in India, and Google have also joined the list. Some other companies which did so, were, WhatsApp, Uber and Truecaller. Read More

Google Chrome and Web Based Gaming – A Match Made in Heaven

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High speed browser-based games are becoming deeper and more complex by the day and with the improvement of web-based graphics technologies such as Flash and Java, it’s critical that players use a browser which has the processing speed to allow them to properly enjoy the improved playability and graphics of browser-based games. Google Chrome has long been lauded for outshining other internet browsers in terms of surfing speed and overall performance and it is this superior processing power which makes it most people’s number one choice when they want to try out one of the many games available to play on the internet. Read More

Google Now Allows Gambling Apps on the Play Store

 

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According to the UK’s The Register, Android users who enjoy a flutter can now find gambling apps on Google’s Play Store for the first time.

However, for the moment this is just a temporary measure that has been taken in a few countries as an experiment. The countries where mobile users can now play for money on their phones or tablets are the UK, Ireland and France.

The relaxing by Google of their previous rules on gambling apps came into force at the start of August. There are still some strict controls in place for an app to be allowed onto the Play Store, though. Read More

Google Redesigns And Simplifies Its Dashboard

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Google published a post, which stated that it will be making drastic changes to the main user dashboard. It was launched in 2009, and Google claims that they renewed the whole dashboard from top to bottom, for a better user experience. There have been many complaints from the users, about the privacy issue they face while using Google. Google’s new rolled out plan lets the user remove data they don’t want to be associated with their use or their accounts. Users can also have a look at which Apps uses your data. Google had made its working user friendly. Read More

Google May Buy HTC’s Smartphone Section

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HTC is now on Google’s radar. According to new reports by a Taiwanese news site, Commercial Times, Google is on the final stage of buying HTC or maybe just some sections of it. Some news emerged earlier which claimed that HTC may put out some of its sections for sale. And this news is the outcome of the previous news which may in fact, be the truth. It is not yet clear, as to how much part of HTC Google may buy. HTC was once one of the leading smartphone makers in the American market and now it is having troubles with the smartphone sales. It’s Virtual Reality Headsets is too not faring so well. Read More

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Google Teaming With Xiaomi To Resurrect Android One

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After its failed efforts to make Android One, mainstream, Google have not lost hopes. Google, is now teaming up with Xiaomi, the Chinese phone maker. Xiaomi has proved to be yet another brand which proved its worth in the market, with great phones at a cheaper rate. Google started their Android One programme three years ago. Since a year, all we thought was that this initiative was down the hill, but Google has surprised us with its new tie up, introducing Android One, to Xiaomi phones. The last we heard of, was that Android One was introduced to Micromax, yet another Indian phone maker, with its Phone, Micromax A1. And eventually after three years, Google is back with Mi A1. Read More

Google Discloses Top ‘How To’ Searches

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‘How To’ searches are the most popular search items on Google. We all  have been there, done that. Many a times we have landed into situations, where we don’t want to use our brains, like literally and opt for Google’s help instead. We don’t know what all petty things people ask on Google and many of those, are just plain ‘How To’ questions. Google, how to cook a steak? Google, how to sing? What? Read More

Google Assistant Expands To Third-Party Speakers

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Google has taken a step ahead with its bid to be the top in the said market. Google will be expanding its market to a whole new level, with its strategy to be available on more devices, and increase its coverage. Google Assistant will not be supporting just third-party speakers but numerous appliances too and we just can’t imagine the high level of usage, this step will offer to people. Read More

Google’s Instant Apps Now Available

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Recently it was announced that Google’s Instant Apps for Android will be now supported by around 500 million devices. What are Google’s Instant Apps exactly? Google’s Instant Apps or Android Instant Apps were in the testing phase over the past few months. Instant Apps are like the quicker and lighter version of the already available Apps in the Play Store. These Apps gets launched when you search for them in the browser and click the link which asks you to add the said lighter version of the App. You don’t necessarily need to have the App on your phone, Android Instant App doesn’t need that. The light version also does not have all the features, but just some of the features essentially necessary for the App. Read More