In Google Now, a card with the title “Listen for a TV show” will allow you to get info about what you’re watching in real time, without entering any data. Maybe that actor was on a really great show you used to love, but can’t quite remember the name.
During the keynote presentation at its developers conference, Apple has revealed that Google is to be dropped as the Internet search engine for Siri in the next release iOS 7, Bing will now be used instead. Are Apple making a mistake by switching to Microsoft’s Bing?
Nutrition information is the latest feature to be added to Google Search, allowing you to keep an eye on what you’re eating, even on the go.
Searching by voice is included in the latest stable version of the Chrome browser, which is version 27. Do you have it yet?
Google Now is available on iPhone and iPad via a new Google Search app update, bringing iOS users some of the Google Now features that were exclusive to Jelly Bean users. But is it as feature-packed as the Android version?
After two years of investigations and subsequent negotiations, the EU and Google have agreed on a set of terms which will see Google legally obliged to change some of its search results in Europe to ensure that it doesn’t create a monopoly in vertical search.
In an 18-month study, German security company AV-Test tried out four different search engines. Out of those four (Google, Bing, Yandex, and Blekko), Google was the champion.
Google is, at its core, a search company. It’s what got them to where they are, and what continues to earn them the bulk of their revenue. Google is also committed to being a ‘mobile first’ company, which makes quite a bit of sense when you have the #1 mobile platform in Android in your back pocket. Then, if we consider Google Glass, which could be poised to have a very search-centric user interface, these new findings could be troubling.
Is Facebook Home a danger for Google services available on Android devices, the kind of services that are essential to Google’s mobile money-making avenues?
Google Search for Android has been updated, bringing some useful Google Now features to the table. Package tracking and better card control are included.