Google has just announced their new messaging program called Allo. With lots of features like built in chatbots and more the app sounds like it may be a great alternative to what you are using for messaging currently…or is it? Edward Snowden is telling you to hold off on using the app just yet.
Google is jumping on board with encrypted messaging end to end like other messaging programs like iMessage and WhatsApp, making your info more protected from prying eyes. The reason that Snowden is saying hold off on the Allo train, is the app come with encryption turned off as default. I am not sure why Google would go that route and I am sure as it gets closer this may [...]
Announced at Google I/O today, Android Instant Apps may finally make apps the seamless transition we deserve.
Instant Apps are something of a “why didn’t I think of that?” type deal. Instead of forcing users to go through the often time wasting process of downloading a separate app to finish something you’re doing online or in another app, modules will install in their place. These modules will stay behind and take up less space than a full fledged app.
Say you’re online and you get a hankering for a subwoofer for your sick whip (do the kids still call them whips?) and you find one on Crutchfield. Instant Apps would drop a module on [...]
In a world of different keyboards, as of today Google has dropped a new version for iOS and it has some cool features that makes it really stand out. The keyboard now named Gboard brings in some of Google’s main features like web search, GIF search, and can even help you find that emoji that you are looking for. Copy and paste the info you have found right into the chat without ever leaving the keyboard. After some use in the keyboard I love it so far.
For those of you that are fans of dragging the finger from letter to letter they got you covered there with tracing as well. Download the new Gboard from the App Store now here.
Taking a break from keeping ghosts and the rest of the supernatural from taking over New York City, the Ghostbusters are helping to help find the next generation of scientists by teaming up with Google.
Stars of the upcoming film, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Kristen Wiig are teaming up with Google to help spread the word of the fifth annual Google Science Fair, which is an online science and engineering competition for kids 13-18. This is to help inspire new applicants into the scientific field and those with engineering aspirations to try and help make the world a better place with whatever improvements they can [...]