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Android 11’s First Beta Was Released Early For Some Google Pixel Devices

Although Google has delayed its Android 11 beta launch in an announcement released during the weekend, some Pixel users have received the OS version early, unveiling more information about this year’s variant of the operating system. The rollout seems to be accidental.  In a tweet, Mishaal Rahman from XDA Developers revealed that two Pixel XL users have reported receiving the update, which unveils new details about Android 11 features, such as the power button menu, three new icon forms, and auto-generated application suggestions in the Home screen tab.   New Impressive…

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Google Delays Android 11 Beta Launch and Event Dates

Google has announced over the weekend that it was delaying its scheduled release of the public beta version of the Android 11 OS and The Beta Launch Show, a live-streamed event that was intended to reveal significant Android updates and announcements.   The company has announced the delay via a tweet, which says that ‘now is not the time to celebrate,’ in lieu of the protests taking place all over the United States and the world. Google has initially planned to launch the Android 11 beta and host the event on…

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Google Drive to Implement a New Major Sharing Change

Google has decided to implement a new sharing feature for its G Suite Drive in the following weeks, through a public beta. The G Suite blog released a report highlighting a new function that will enable users to share folders in shared drives. Currently, Drive users are able to either give access to a whole drive or share individual files to other users, but the upcoming feature will allow users to give access to specific folders as well. The Function is Only Available for Paid G Suite Users The concept…

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Google Prepares End-to-End Encryption for RCS Texting

Regardless of how much we speak via texting or video calls about intimate and personal stuff with a friend, spouse, or co-worker, there’s always that little hesitation deep within us. We’re all fearing that a pesky employer from the company providing us the virtual service would infiltrate into our personal data and messages. With the classical SMS texting becoming more and more obsolete, it’s tremendously more efficient and cheap to use an internet-connected instant messaging app. It offers the possibility to share many types of content besides plain text, and…

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Google Wrongfully Removes Podcast App From the Play Store

Google has again wrongfully removed an app from the Play Store. The company pulled out Podcast Addict from the Google Play Store because it ‘cites the novel coronavirus outbreak,’ when in fact, it allows you to listen to podcasts that do, just like any other streaming app out there. For some reason, Podcast Addict has been wrongfully singled out by Google, with the tech giant requesting the developer to prove that his product is supported by some government, or delete any references to COVID-19. Google’s Behavior is Rather Odd Google…

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Google Chrome to Start Blocking Ads That Consume Resources on Your Device – You Can Enable it Now

Google has finally decided to take action against rogue ads on Chrome, which often manifest externally by warming up your phone or laptop while browsing the web. The rising popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies made malicious ads increase, according to some, which slyly use your computer’s resources in order to mine Internet coins. Other ads can be weakly coded, or just unoptimized. Shutting Down Hungry Ads Now, Google has announced that will start blocking ads that take away your computer’s resources, and you can choose to enable the feature…

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Google Updated Its Browser to Notify Users if Search Results are not Good

Google has now announced that it has implemented a new feature to its search function that is supposed to help users to know when the suggested search results are not good. In many instances, when taking it to Google to find something, searching online has become a rather reflexive behavior, and the results often do not provide the answers we look for. There are times, therefore, when the search form, which we type, is not the best in order to get an answer. At times, we even get no results.…

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Google Card Is Google’s Upcoming Physical Debit Card

Google is continuing to impress the whole world as it’s preparing its own physical debit card. If you’ve ever imagined yourself using a Google card for paying at the supermarket, making an online purchase, or sending money to a friend who’s far away isolated in another country from another continent, then you’re not far from the truth. If Apple already has a dedicated card, why wouldn’t Google have one as well? The tech giant from Mountain View is currently negotiating with banks and credit unions for creating its own ‘Google…

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How to Change the Default Home Address on Google Home Devices

There are numerous products in the Google Home line of smart speakers under the Google Nest brand. The devices enable users to speak voice commands in order to interact with services via Google Assistant, the tech giant’s virtual assistant. All these products in the series offer great functionalities, and as soon as you set it up, connect it to a Wi-Fi network, it can make your life easier. You get to speak to Google Assistant and receive the information you request; you can set up alarms, make shopping lists, calls, and…

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Google Wants To Add A Braille Keyboard To Android

Google’s software engineers are not only working for bringing the world many useful apps and features. They are also thinking about less fortunate people that have physical shortcomings. This is another huge hint that Google truly wants to make the world a better place to live in. Google is currently rolling out a new feature called TalkBack for its Android users, and it thus brings a Braille keyboard to smartphones. A simple virtual keyboard should do the trick The new feature for people with impaired vision As simple as it…

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