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Google Translate prepares to add quick access to your translation history

Over the past weeks, Google has rolled out Material You redesign to many of its first-party apps. From Google Chrome and Gmail to Google Keep and Google Play Store, most major Google apps have been updated with Material You design guidelines. However, some apps like Google Translate are still stuck on the old Material design....

Here’s where you can watch the Google Pixel 6 series launch today

The Google Pixel 6 series is set to be launched today, October 19th. We’ve seen the number of leaks intensify over the past month too. We’ve seen a hands-on, some photo samples, and even potential pricing. Now there's a YouTube livestream link available a week ahead of the phone's launch. From there, you can add a reminder to...

Google hopes the new Pixel 6 will double its smartphone output

Google is reportedly aiming to double its smartphone shipments on the back of the Pixel 6 series. According to a new report from Nikkei, Google has asked suppliers to produce more than 7 million units of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, roughly double the number of smartphones it shipped last year. Besides the Pixel...

Google is improving the Stadia Controller experience on Android TV

Google Stadia is a streaming service that aims to bring you all the games you want, wherever you want. It has had a mixed track record since its introduction, but the service has improved significantly over the past few months. Stadia finally arrived on Android TV in June, and a new app teardown on the...

Google publishes Play Protect as separate app for quicker updates

Google Play Protect has been a core security component in Android for several years, acting as an equivalent to Windows Defender and other anti-malware services. It scans installed applications (even those from outside the Play Store) for possible harmful software, and like most Google services on Android, it has been updated through the massive Play...

Developers can now submit the Data safety form for the Play Store’s upcoming Safety section

Google has been working on a new Safety section for the Play Store. The company first announced the new section in May and revealed that it would provide users with valuable information about how apps use their data. A few months down the line, Google detailed the info it required app developers to disclose in...

Chrome OS will soon let you briefly open your phone apps right from your Chromebook

Chrome OS has had native Android app support for some time now, allowing you to run a wide range of Android apps on the big screen of your Chrome OS machine. And soon, it will let you mirror apps installed on your smartphone on your Chromebook. Back in February, we discovered evidence that Chrome OS was...

Pixel Sounds app gets a taste of Material You in the latest update

With the Pixel 6 launch event just a day away, Google is ramping up the rollout of Material You makeovers for its first-party apps. The latest to get a fresh coat of paint with Material You elements is the Pixel Sounds app -- a collection of ringtones, notifications, and alarms for the Google Pixel. The...

Google partners with the NBA to offer Google Pixel users unique immersive experiences

Google will unveil its next-gen flagship lineup this week. Ahead of the Pixel Fall Launch event, Google has announced a new partnership with the NBA to offer Pixel users unique immersive experiences. In a recent blog post, Google revealed that the Pixel lineup is now the Official Fan Phone of the NBA, NBA G League, and...

Here’s how much the Pixel 6 series could cost in the US, UK, and Australia

The Pixel 6 is easily one of the most leaked smartphones in recent years. With the official launch just a day away, a few more Pixel 6 leaks have surfaced, revealing its possible pricing. While a leak from last month spilled the beans on the European pricing of the Pixel 6 series, the latest round...

Apple, Google, or Samsung: Which upcoming launch event are you most excited for?

The following week is going to be an absolute delight for tech enthusiasts. Apple, Google, and Samsung have confirmed that they'll be hosting launch events in the next few days, and we expect to see some fantastic new products. Apple will likely unveil a new range of M1X Macs, and Google will officially reveal the...

Download the leaked Pixel 6 live wallpapers for your smartphone

The Google Pixel 6 series is just around the corner, and we've got a look at nearly all of its exclusive wallpapers. There are a ton of wallpapers to choose from -- some that incorporate the camera punch hole, the "Motif" collection of wallpapers, plants, and more. Now there are a set of live wallpapers...