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Google I/O 2022 Recap: Everything you need to know from Google’s big tech event

Google I/O 2022 is done and dusted, and boy is there so much exciting stuff to talk about. While Google I/O has traditionally remained a software-focused event, the story was a bit different this year. The new Pixel hardware stole the show this time around, as Google not only announced the Pixel 6a and Pixel...

Multisearch near me will let you search locally for anything you see or type

Last month Google rolled out a new feature to the Google Search app on mobile called multisearch, which lets you search using images and text at the same time through Google Lens. Today at Google I/O 2022, the company announced a new capability for multisearch that will make it easier to search for local information. As...

Google now lets you request removal of more personally identifiable infromation from Search

Google has offered users an option to request the removal of personally identifiable information from Search for many years. Until now, this option let users request Google to remove personally identifiable information in cases of doxxing or financial fraud. But Google is now updating its policy to include other sensitive information, like personal contact information...

Google introduces a “reject all” cookie button in Europe after being fined €150 million

Google on Thursday announced new changes to the cookie consent banner after being fined €150 million by European regulators earlier in January. Users visiting Search and YouTube in Europe while signed out or in incognito mode will soon see an updated cookie dialogue with reject all and accept all buttons. Previously, the cookie choice screen gave...

Google Search rolls out air quality reports in United States

Google has been testing air quality reports in web search and other products for a while now. Even though the company seemingly hasn't made an official announcement, air quality reports are now available in Google Search in the United States. As spotted by 9to5Google, searching for "air quality" followed by a city or other location now...

Google can now combine results from text and image searches

Google has always offered filters and multiple terms for text searches — for example, "microsoft windows" might show results related to Microsoft, Windows, or both. However, there's never been an easy way to do that with images, besides using Google's reverse image search to figure out what something is, then starting a new text search...

Google Search can now help you book medical appointments

Google Search was originally built to help you find information hosted on other sites, but over the years, more and more information has been added to Search itself. Many simple questions can now be answered without actually leaving Search, and now another feature is starting to roll out: the ability to book some medical appointments. Google...

Google announces Search improvements to help users easily find good product reviews

In a bid to help users find great product reviews, Google is introducing some changes to Search. In a recent blog post, the company announced an update for Google Search that aims to improve the quality of results users see when looking up product reviews. The company has also issued guidelines for creators to help...

You can now finally delete the last 15 minutes of your Google Search history on Android

Last year at Google I/O, Google announced that the ability to delete your last 15 minutes of search history would be coming to mobile. It began to roll out on iOS shortly after, but the feature was noticeably absent on Android. The company said it would be coming to the platform later on in the...

Google Search starts testing a redesigned image viewer UI on mobile

Google is reportedly testing a new design for the image viewer in Google Search. The updated UI incorporates new design elements that fall in line with the new Material You design guidelines and even work with Android 12's dynamic theming system. According to 9to5Google, the redesign image viewer UI has started rolling out to some users on...

Google’s Year in Search 2021 shares a glimpse of what the world searched for this year

Although Google has axed YouTube Rewind, the company is going ahead with the rest of its end-of-year traditions. It has already shared Google Play's Best of 2021 apps and games, YouTube Music Recap 2021, and some of its favorite Chrome extensions and Chrome OS apps for this year. Now, the company has finally shared the...

Google is testing a new location for the Google App’s search bar

The Google app comes pre-installed on every Android device out there. So, if you're using an Android phone, there's a good chance you use the Google app for quick searches or to get news and weather updates. If you often use the Google app for search, you might have to get used to tapping in...