Keep your Google account active! Google will delete inactive accounts by December

Google has announced that it will begin deleting inactive personal accounts on December 1, 2023. This includes accounts across various Google products, such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and Google Photos. The company has proactively sent out email notifications to affected users and any accounts listed as recovery emails for those accounts. Any account […]

Google Chrome’s new IP protection feature: Hide your IP address from websites

Google is testing a new feature called IP protection, which will give users more control over their privacy by preventing websites from tracking them. The feature works by routing traffic through Google-owned proxy servers, which hide the user’s IP address from websites. IP protection will be rolled out in multiple stages. In the first phase, […]

Google Meet adds beautify feature for video calls

Google is rolling out new portrait touch-up modes to Google Meet on mobile devices, with a web release planned by the end of 2023. This highly requested feature allows users to apply subtle beauty effects during video calls. The two portrait touch-up modes available are Subtle and Smoothing. Subtle mode provides very light cosmetic adjustments, […]

YouTube “You” tab brings new designs and features on mobile and TV

Enjoy the new You tab on YouTube and handy features while watching your favorite videos. YouTube got a new update that overhauled the Library tab into the new “You” tab. It’s located at the bottom right of the screen on your mobile devices. Before the changes, you’ll see your profile picture at the top right […]

Android’s upcoming “repair mode” will keep your personal data safe from technicians

Google is introducing a “repair mode” in stock Android to simplify the process of getting your smartphone repaired without the stress of data loss. This feature ensures the security of your personal data by locking it with your lockscreen credentials while allowing diagnostic procedures. No matter how high-end your smartphone is, the possibility of needing […]

Google Pixel 6 owners “locked out” of storage by Android 14

Android 14 update ruining storage access of some Pixel 6 owners, according to reports. Whenever a new major OS version comes out, everyone wants a piece of it right away. So, when Android 14 was launched, many Google Pixel owners were overjoyed because of the new features and improvements. Pixel 6 and even Pixel 7 […]

Google really wants you to use passwordless passkeys

Passkeys are live on Google sign in. You can now use your device’s fingerprint, face ID, or PIN to secure your account. Google is now slowly moving away from passwords by introducing passkeys. But don’t fret because traditional passwords are still enabled.  According to the company, you can avoid passkeys by disabling your account’s “skip […]

Google Pixel 8 Pro easily nailed drop and scratch tests

An enthusiast didn’t wait long to test out how tough Google Pixel 8 Pro is. YouTuber PBKreviews prepared two endurance tests for the Pixel 8 Pro. The first was a drop test and it started at waist high. The phone fell with the screen first on the concrete. Google Pixel 8 Pro’s display is protected […]

Google Pixel 8 and 8 Pro debut with Tensor G3, new cam setup, and up to 1TB storage

The unveiling of the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro may seem long overdue, given the flurry of leaks and teasers, but they are now officially here. The most significant addition is the Tensor G3 chipset, manufactured using Samsung’s advanced 4nm process. This powerhouse includes a 9-core processor comprising a single Cortex-X3 prime core, four […]

Google promises 7 years of software updates for the Pixel 8 Series!

Is Google the new leader in smartphone software support? Apple’s iPhones have long held the crown for receiving extensive software support in the world of smartphones. Typically, these devices receive updates for a minimum of 5 years. For instance, the 2017 iPhone X received updates up to iOS 16 last year. However, Google’s recent announcement […]

Google Pixel 8 Pro beaten by this OnePlus flagship on Geekbench

Geekbench showed that Tensor G3 really did improve but it won’t beat Qualcomm’s chipset across the board. The arrival of the Google 8 Pixel series is upon us, so leaks about its unboxing and performance are overflowing. Let’s start with the performance that recently came to light. The Google Pixel 8 Pro will lead the […]

Google thinks that the Pixel 8 Pro will outshine iPhone 15 series in upcoming release

Will the Google Pixel 8 Pro live up to its hype? Google’s ongoing video ad series, using the hashtag “#BestPhonesForever,” continues with its latest installment. In this episode, Google presents a captivating narrative that highlights the remarkable AI features of the soon-to-be-launched Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro on October 4th. This narrative draws a […]

Lockscreen widgets spotted on Pixel, Android 14

Android 14 might be resurrecting lockscreen widgets but with a major overhaul. Widgets are more than just icons on your smartphones. These little things are part of the Android signature since the first official release with Android 1.5 Cupcake. But it was axed by Google later on. Now, widgets are allegedly returning to lockscreen with […]

Google Pixel 8 series: Prices and colors leaked ahead of launch

Google will allegedly launch three Pixel 8 models this year, but one of them is a real disappointment. In the latest round of reveals, the Google Pixel 8 Pro is spotted with three colors and one of which is quite intriguing. The allegedly device’s color families are Obsidian, Porcelain, and Sky Blue. All three are […]

Google Bard will be integrated into Google’s apps

Google has announced that it will be adding its chatbot Bard to Gmail, Maps, Docs, and YouTube. Bard is a large language model that can generate text, translate languages, write different kinds of creative content, and answer your questions in an informative way. Google is hoping that Bard will be able to catch up to […]

Google is rumored to release Android 14 on the day of the Pixel 8 announcement

October will have Google’s major event! Android 14 has been in beta testing for quite a while, and initially, Google led us to believe that the final, stable version would be available in August, just like they did with Android 13 last year. However, things took a different turn as more beta versions were added […]

Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro launch event scheduled for October

Celebrate Oktoberfest with Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro on October 4! If Apple is launching the next iPhone in September, Google answered with the next Pixel launch in October. Mark your calendar as October 4 is the launch event for both Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, conquering the stage in New York City […]

Google Play Pass is now available for Filipinos

Google has quietly launched a gaming subscription service called Google Play Pass. It offers access to over 1,000 games and apps, with new additions every month Games on Play Pass are free of ads and in-app purchases. This makes it a great option for people who want to play more paid apps without spending a […]

Google is developing an AI assistant that offers life advice

Google DeepMind is developing at least 21 different tools using generative AI for life advice, planning, and tutoring. The company’s safety experts have warned that users taking life advice from AI tools could experience diminished health and well-being and a loss of agency Google has partnered with Scale AI, a $7.3 billion startup that focuses […]

Google will cease to support Android 4.4 (KitKat) by August 2023

Android 4.4 or also known as KitKat has been existing since 2013. Now the support for its Google Play Services will end by August 2023 Android KitKat is no longer supported by Google by August 2023 Android KitKat, which was released in 2013, was a popular version of Android. However, as of May 2023, only […]

ChatGPT for Android arrives next week, pre-registrations begin

OpenAI launched the standalone ChatGPT app for iOS in May and promised to bring it to Android soon. Well, two months later, OpenAI has announced it will release the ChatGPT app for Android next week Announcing ChatGPT for Android! The app will be rolling out to users next week, and you can pre-order in the Google Play […]

Google Pixel 8 Pro aims to be the most impressive flagship phone yet

Tech enthusiasts and Google fans alike are eagerly awaiting the release of the highly-anticipated Google Pixel 8 Pro. Thanks to leaks from reliable sources, we already know a lot about this upcoming smartphone, and it looks to be an impressive device that aims to make a mark in the mobile industry. Google Pixel 8 Pro: […]

CNN Philippines YouTube channel has been terminated!

Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, has just terminated the official YouTube account of CNN Philippines CNN Philippines’ YT channel terminated! It reads “This video is no longer available because the YouTube account associated with this video has been terminated.” when you go to its page at the moment. It has been terminated because […]

Android 14 update draws nearer and nearer

Android 14 Beta 4 is the latest release of the upcoming Android version. It includes bug fixes and polish, and it is the second “Platform Stable” release, which means that the developer APIs and app-facing behaviors are final Beta 4 is likely the last beta release before the final version of Android 14 is released […]

realme GT Neo 6 design revealed, looks similar to the Pixel 7 series

Last February, realme released the GT Neo 5 with incredible 240W rapid charging, and it is currently getting ready for the GT Neo 6 series Two models, the RMX3820 and RMX3823, were approved in China, and now these phones have debuted on TENAA, exposing their designs. The realme GT Neo 6 phones will have three […]

Google Pixel 8 Pro prototype image leaked, sporting a familiar design

Two pictures of a Pixel 8 Pro prototype surfaced on Reddit today. The fact that they have now been removed, along with the account that submitted them, is usually a very solid sign that we are not dealing with fakes in this situation The Pixel 8 Pro is definitely a Pixel phone, with its three […]

Google update caused Pixel 7, 6 battery drain, reports say

Some users said that the battery of their Google Pixel 7 or Pixel 6 unit needed a charge by the afternoon despite a top-up in the morning, yikes! For Pixel phones, Google just released the June update. While the newest update adds new capabilities for Pixels, some users are reportedly experiencing battery depletion difficulties with […]

Google “Playables” will let People Play Games on YouTube

According to The Wall Street Journal, Google is reportedly testing a new product that will let users play games on YouTube Google is reportedly testing a new product called “Playables,” which would allow users to play games instantly through the YouTube app on mobile devices and desktop computers. One of the games currently playable in […]

Google Pixel 8 camera leaks appear online. Who will beat this?

Google Pixel phones have always won the hearts of many tech reviewers in terms of camera performance. The next, Google Pixel 8 camera will keep the ball rolling and, thanks to a leak from an internal source at Google, we now have a sneak peek into its camera specs The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 […]