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New updates arrive for Gboard, Emoji Kitchen and Accessibility tools

As we wait for Android 13, Google is now rolling out new updates for GBoard, Emoji Kitchen, and some of its accessibility tools. While a majority of the updates are light hearted and fun, some are quite serious, potentially offering great impact in the way users use their phones on a daily basis. There are just...

Gboard may soon add a split keyboard for tablets and foldables

If you have ever used Gboard in a landscape orientation or on a large screen tablet, you probably know the experience isn't very nice. It's the same story on foldable phones, with the stretched-out keyboard layout making it difficult to reach keys comfortably. But as part of its recent push to optimize Andriod apps for...

Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen expands in Android 13 Beta 2

Google's Emoji Kitchen is a delightful and wacky feature that lets Gboard users combine two different emojis to create an entirely new one. While some might find this feature trivial, Google has kept it going, delivering multiple updates that have increased emoji compatibility. It looks like Google's commitment to Emoji Kitchen continues, as it's delivered another update...

Gboard’s new magic wand button is here to step up your emoji game

Gboard is one of the best Android keyboard apps around. It has everything you ever want in a keyboard: accurate text correction and word prediction capabilities, a plethora of themes, voice typing, multilingual typing support, etc. In addition to these core features, the app also has some nifty tricks up its sleeve to make your...

Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen gets 2000 new emoji mashups

Gboard is easily one of the best Android keyboard apps out there, and because it's a Google app, it's always getting better. One of the coolest and perhaps the most underrated features of Gboard is Emoji Kitchen, which lets you combine two emoji to create unique stickers. When Google first introduced the feature, it only...

Gboard tests Emoji Kitchen-style text stickers

Gboard is one of the best Android keyboards out there, and Google keeps adding new features and improvements from time to time to keep things exciting. In December, Gboard gained thousands of new emoji kitchen combinations. Now the company is testing a neat feature that generates contextual stickers based on your texts. As spotted by Android...

Gboard grammar correction is no longer a Pixel 6 exclusive

The Pixel 6 series has almost the same software experience as Google's other Pixel phones, but there are a few exclusive software features. One of them was grammar correction in Gboard, which helped make your messages become a bit more like actual sentences, but now that feature is rolling out to other Pixel phones too. Google...

Gboard’s Emoji Kitchen gets thousands of new emoji combinations in latest update

Gboard is one of the best Android keyboards around, especially for people who frequently swap phones. Not only is it a great keyboard app, but it also comes pre-installed on several Android phones, making it easier to get a consistent typing experience right from the get-go. It is also one of the more fun keyboards...

Gboard on the Pixel 6 series can now catch your silly grammatical errors

Gboard's contextual word suggestions and auto-correction capabilities not only make our typing faster but also save us from embarrassing spelling mistakes. And now Google's flagship keyboard app can also catch your silly grammatical errors. Google Pixel 6 Pro Review: Fantastic everyday phone with an undeniable Exynos inspiration In a recent blog post, Google detailed that they have...

Here’s a look at Gboard’s Assistant-powered voice typing feature for the Pixel 6

Way back in 2019 at its I/O developer conference, Google unveiled the "new" Google Assistant, a much faster and smarter version of the voice assistant that's exclusive to Google's own Pixel phones. While Google did roll out the new Assistant as promised, some of the features they showed off have yet to become available. For...

Gboard tests a redesign of the floating keyboard and translate features, new add-to-dictionary chip

Google added a floating keyboard mode to the Gboard app all the way back in 2018. The mode allowed users to pop up the keyboard in a window and move it anywhere on the screen. Over the last two years, this floating keyboard mode hasn't seen any major changes. But that's about to change soon....

This Week in Tech: New Surface products, Galaxy S22 & Pixel 6 Pro leaks, Google app updates, and more

The consumer tech landscape was rife with new launches, leaks, and updates this past week. Microsoft unveiled a host of new Surface products, and we got to learn a few more details about the upcoming Pixel 6 Pro. A few Galaxy S22 leaks also surfaced online months ahead of its launch, and Google released several...