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Google Camera on the Pixel 4 can offer to Scan Documents, Translate, and Copy Text

When Google announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL last month, there were a lot of new features that the company chose not to mention at the Made by Google event. New features like Screen Attention, Pixel Themes, car crash detection, and more were never announced but can be found on the latest Pixel...

Google Shopping and Google Lens updated with features that will make your shopping easier

Shopping forms an integral part of our everyday lives, whether our wallet likes it or not. While spending money is the easy part, spending money wisely is where it gets tricky, especially if you rely on the Internet for your shopping needs. As Google itself puts it, the web is a seemingly endless source of...

Google App tests suggestions and Lens shortcut in the search widget, new At a Glance features, simpler Discover Interests, Podcasts redesign, and Photos sharing from Assistant

The Google App is massive because of how many different services it contains. It's got Google Search, Google Discover, Google Podcasts, Google Assistant, and Google Lens all under the same roof. With so many different services, it's hard to keep up with all the smaller changes that Google is testing. We've been tracking some of...

Google Photos is rolling out the ability to search your photos by text

Google Photos is, inarguably, one of the best Google applications for Android in recent memory. This photo sharing and storage service from Google outlasted Google's own social network, Google+ by a long margin. The use of AI and machine learning within this product allows Google to bake in features that most other solutions simply cannot...

ASUS ZenFone 6 update brings August 2019 patches, Google Lens shortcut in camera, new Smart Key options, and more

In 2019, ASUS has been on a roll when it comes to new smartphone hardware and software updates. The ASUS ZenFone 6 and ROG Phone II are both highly praised devices among smartphone enthusiasts and having used both, I can see why. Since its initial release, the ZenFone 6 has received numerous software updates, a...

[Update: Goes Global] Google Go will soon integrate Google Assistant Go and Google Lens

Google has been perceptive about the needs and expectations of low-income users, who desire a lag-free Android experience but can only afford smartphones with the basic hardware. To fulfill these requirements, Google launched Android (Go Edition), which is tailored to run on smartphones with limited resources. In Android Go, the suite of Android apps is...

[Update: Rolling out] Google Translate tests instant translation in the camera with automatic language detection

In spite of the lack of success with Google Glass, Google firmly believes that augmented reality will dominate the future of services like Search and Maps. Naturally, Google Lens received due attention at Google I/O this year, and a host of features to make information easily perceptible and your life easier, in general, were shown...

Google Lens can now identify works from local artists

Heading to a museum, you'd expect the works on display to have a little bit of background printed next to them to give some context to the work. This is virtually always the case in larger museums, and more often than not in smaller ones. But not all art resides in museums. Things like sculptures...

Google Search and Google Lens get new visual and Augmented Reality features

Augmented Reality is often considered the future of technology. So, it wasn't unexpected when one of Google I/O 2019's first announcements was revolving around it. Google seems to be very proud of what they've accomplished in the area. Many of Google's products, like Photos, Maps, Google Lens, and Google Camera have been using some kind...

Google App 9.72 tests a new Google Lens UI and sleep timer in Google Podcasts

The Google App is home to Google Search on mobile, Google Assistant, Google Lens, Google Podcasts, and more. The latest Google App beta release, version 9.72.1, started rolling out late last week. Within the latest beta are hints that Google is working on a new UI for Google Lens and a sleep timer feature for...

Latest MIUI Camera app hints at Google Lens Suggestions and Panoramic Selfies

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 9, their latest flagship smartphone and their first to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. In our review, we noted how Xiaomi added multiple features to MIUI with the Mi 9 such as a system-wide dark mode and Game Turbo while the MIUI Camera app got features like group...

Google Lens integration is coming to the MIUI camera app for the POCO F1, Redmi Note 7, and Redmi Y2

Seeing is believing, and this is not limited to living being with the wealth of vision. Algorithms meant to ape the human mind, including Google's, are getting increasingly better at identifying objects from images. Google Lens, a convenient tool which allows you to search and copy text from images, find products to buy, identify flora...