News tagged: Google

Motorola Reveals $150 Alexa Speaker Moto Mod

Motorola is coming out with a new Moto Mod, this time an Alexa-enabled speaker that'll cost $150. The Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa basically functions like other speaker mods (e.g. the Soundboost 2) and like an Amazon Echo, letting you listen and talk with an assistant.

Gmail For iOS Tests Third-Party Accounts

Google is trying out support for third-party email accounts in Gmail for iOS. You can only access the feature as a beta tester right now. If you're fine with potential performance issues within the app, you can sign up to become a beta tester for this feature here.

Google's Wi-Fi Router Reaches New Markets

Two days ago, Google has released a new software update for its Wi-Fi router, which allows parents to control access to over 8 million explicit websites. Today, the search giant has expanded the availability the router to five new countries. The router is now available

Levi's, Google Already Creating Second Smart Jacket

Though their first smart jacket only came out a few weeks ago, Levi's and Google are working on a second iteration, CEO Chip Bergh revealed during the Wall Street Journal's D.Live event. Bergh said the second jacket will offer even more functionality than the existing version.

Google Calendar For Web Updated With Nicer Look

Google Calendar for the web has received a welcome design update. The new design and color style fits with the Material Design appearance many Google services have adopted over the years. Calendar for the web had long looked a bit outdated compared to the mobile app.

Google Photos Can Recognize Pets

Google Photos is already able to organize your photos by people using its facial recognition capabilities and now the same kind of tech is being used to recognize pets. You can easily create albums or pull up photos of a specific pet rather than a general animal term like "dog."

Google Maps Adds Planets, Moons For Exploration

You can now explore a lot more than just Earth with Google Maps. The service has been updated to include additional planets and moons in our solar system. With this update, Maps is offering imagery for 16 celestial bodies. Google had previously offered some imagery of Mars.

Google Launches Pop-Up Stores In NY, LA

Google is opening two new pop-up store locations in New York City and Los Angeles that'll be used to sell and advertise its latest Made by Google hardware products. Those locations are opening in 10 days and they'll both operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.