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OnePlus Gallery 3.11.2 adds a Google Lens shortcut to analyze images

OnePlus' OxygenOS software offers a pretty decent set of first-party applications out of the box. While we're huge fans of Google Photos for its cloud backup and album organization features, the OnePlus Gallery in OxygenOS is more than suitable as an offline gallery app. It provides you with easy access to your locally downloaded media...

Google Lens tests a new “Education” mode for homework help and prepares to add offline translation support

Google Lens is Google's image recognition service that delivers information from Google search based on whatever you're pointing your camera at. Last May, Google redesigned the Android version of the service by splitting the UI into 5 different scanning modes: Translate, Text, Search, Shopping, and Dining. In version 11.3.7.29 of the Google App, the app...

Google Maps gets integrated menu scanning from Google Lens

Last year, at Google I/O 2019, the company announced a new menu scanning feature for Google Lens. Users can open Lens and scan physical menus at restaurants to get additional information, such as highlighting popular dishes. This same feature is now being integrated into the Google Maps app. Google Maps is a great tool for finding...

[Update 2: Available in Stable] Google adds Google Lens as a reverse image search option in Chrome

What used to only be a tool for Internet sleuths is now fairly mainstream thanks to services like Google Lens. Reverse image searching, or searching the web for the source of an image, is fairly easy to do on Google Images, but Google Lens takes things a step further by letting you isolate parts of...

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...