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Google announces the Pixel Watch, coming later this year

Google this week at its annual I/O 2022 developer conference has announced the all new Pixel Watch. At this stage, everyone has pretty much seen what the watch looks like as it has been leaked quite a bit. Google has revealed the official pictures of the watch and it’ll be available later this year. We don’t know a whole lot about the specifications, but it has a domed, round face […]

Google Nest cameras now work with Amazon Alexa

This week Google has announced that its line of Nest smart cameras will now be compatible with Amazon Alexa devices, such as the Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show. Google has updated Amazon Alexa Skills few days ago and users will now be able to pull up the camera feed on the screen. Amazon also started to open up its Alexa eco system to be able to support security cameras […]

YouTube Go will be discontinued in August

YouTube announced YouTube Go back in 2017, when it was released to India and Indonesia as a light weight version of the main desktop and mobile app versions. It was designed to run better on devices with less processing power, such as entry level laptops and smartphones. It also had an easy way to control how much data would be used, useful for expensive plans or slow carrier networks. In […]

Google says that enabling 2FA by default has helped to cut account breaches

Back in May last year, Google made the the decision to start enabling two factor authentication by default for users and thankfully, this has resulted in a dramatic reduction of account breaches. Google says that such breaches have dropped by up to 50% for those users where 2FA has been enabled by default. This news is pretty obvious, there is another wall up between someone getting into an account or […]

Google reveals new Chrome icon design

Google has unveiled a new subtly redesigned Chrome logo recently, marking the first time Google has revamped the icon in eight years. Google has removed the shadows from the icon and made the colours brighter. Google designer Elvin Hu has actually revealed the process behind the new design on Twitter, which was spotted by The Verge. Some of you might have noticed a new icon in Chrome’s Canary update today. Yes! […]

The Google Nest Doorbell is struggling in the cold

Google has confirmed that the battery powered Nest Doorbell is having issues in some colder climates, after some users have been reporting problems on the Google Nest Support forums as well as Reddit. Google says that the Nest Doorbell should be able to operate at temperatures as low as 20°C, but it will only charge at temperatures above 0°C. This is where she users are seeing the problem, as it is […]

Google could be working on a new Chromecast with Google TV

Google could be working on a new Chromecast with Google TV device soon, with a new product with a code name of “Boreal” in the works. 9to5Google have reported that the new device which will be released later this year. This leak doesn’t touch on any specs, but it could be more powerful to handle various video formats such as AVI, which will be a requirement on Android TV come 31st March. […]

Google could announce its first smartwatch this May

Google has been long rumoured to launch its own smartwatch for many years now, with some reports suggesting that the company could launch it later this year on 26th May. Renowned leaker, Jon Prosser has heard that this is the first date that has been seen, but Google is known for changing their mind. Pixel Watch 👇 I’m hearing that Google is planning on launching it on Thursday, May 26th […]

Apple Music is now available on Google Nest speakers in more countries

Apple Music was already available on Google’s range of Nest speakers for the home, but now as of last week, more countries can now have access to Apple Music on their Google Nest speakers. According to a publicly available Apple support page, Australia, Canada, India, Mexico, and South Korea now have access to the service. Support for Apple Music came to Nest speakers last year for customers in the US, […]

Nest Doorbells now have some festive tones for Christmas

Google announced this week that its annual tradition of offering festive themed ringtones for the Nest Doorbells is coming back, this time around there are five to choose from, including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and a New Year’s one too. Google says you can activate them in the app for both its wired and and the new wire-free doorbells, however whilst this is an annual tradition, this year is at least […]