Tag: Google

Google introduces new ‘Pixel Pass’ which bundles the phone and services in one

Along with introducing the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro this week, Google also introduced a new Pixel Pass which is only available in the US for now and it essentially lets customers get the latest Pixel phone, as well as various Google services for one monthly fee. The plan includes the latest phone, unlocked so it can be used on any US carrier and access to Google One, […]

Google announces new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro

Google has today announced the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, the company’s new flagship smartphone lineup for 2021. Even after being announced not that long ago, both phones are getting some positive feedback online and in the initial reviews, with the pain praise being towards the relatively affordable price tag and other new camera features. The Pixel 6 is priced at $599 and the Pixel 6 Pro is […]

Google is no longer supporting Internet Explorer 11

Microsoft introduced Internet Explorer 11 back in 2013, alongside the Windows 8.1 release and even after that, it was made available for Windows 7 too. IE11 is the last ever version of the browser, as it was replaced by the now Chromium based Microsoft Edge in 2015, as part of Windows 10. However, while 2013 doesn’t seem that long ago, it is actually nine years and keeping certain websites and […]

Google Stadia coming to Chromecast with Google TV later this month

Later this month, Google is bringing support or its gaming streaming platform Stadia to more devices. Come the 23rd June, the new Chromecast with Google TV will get support as will some other Android TV based devices. When the Chromecast with Google TV was launched last year, support for Stadia was promised for the first half of 2021. Later this month, support for Stadia will come to the following devices: […]

Google launches new entry level Pixel Buds A-Series

Last week, Google released some new entry level Pixel Buds wireless earbuds. The new A-Series are roughly the same as the standard Pixel Buds from 2020 but are a lot cheaper, now undercutting Apple’s AirPods for the first time. Like the Pixel phones Google makes, the ‘A’ in the name indicates a more budget friendly version, much like the Pixel 3a and Pixel 4a. The standard Pixel Buds come in […]

Google will be opening a retail store in NYC this summer

Google is planning on opening its own retails stores in New York to compete with the likes of Apple and Microsoft who have had their own retail presence for a while now. Google has been slowly building up its portfolio of hardware products with the Pixel line and the products from companies it has acquired, from Nest and Fitbit. Google has had some retail stores before, with pop-up ones but […]

Google I/O is coming back in May as a virtual event

Google I/O was canceled last year instead of going ahead virtually, due to the obvious COVID-19 pandemic. Other tech companies, such as Apple hosted their events virtually and it was safe to say, Apple’s WWDC in 2020 was very well received, with little time to prepare and the the event they produced was high quality. Now for 2021, Google I/O is returning next month and it’ll be virtual. Google CEO […]

Google Cloud Print is being shut down tomorow

Last November, we reported that Google is planning on shutting down Cloud Print on the first day of 2021. The service has been around since 2010 and it has been a very convenient (and free) way to print remotely as well as view print jobs online and 2017, Google Cloud Print was the only way to print from Chrome OS. Google Cloud Print will be deprecated in December 2020. Before […]

Here is what caused the Google outage last week

Last Monday, Google had a large scale outage which seemed to have affected nearly all of its services. Multiple issues started at 3:47 am PT / 11:47am BST and affected Workplace apps, Gmail and YouTube as well as other services. However the issue was to do with how Google authenticates its users. Google was in the middle of migrating some of the User ID service to a new storage solution […]