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Google Has Launched a Brand New Platform for Chrome WebVR Experiences

15 Apr

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google wants you to experience VR like never before. The company has time and again said that it wants everyone to experience VR and that was one of the biggest reasons behind the launch of WebVR. The company has now launched a brand new platform called Web VR Experiments, that will act as a home to all of the virtual reality content Google has made available for its users up until now. (more…)

Google’s Next Pixel Smartphone to Feature a Curved OLED Display from LG: Report

12 Apr

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Google’s own-brand smartphone strategy to take on biggies, including Samsung and Apple, has paid off big time. It has now been over six months since the release of the first Pixel smartphone and we’re now hearing chatter about the next iteration of the device. (more…)

Google’s Smart Messaging App Allo Now Lets You Host Polls

7 Apr

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Even after being a smart messaging app developed by Google itself, ‘Allo’ has not been able to appeal the masses. Over the past month, the company has been trying to incorporate new features to entice users. In order to hit the headlines once again, a minor feature has now been introduced, allowing users to create polls in conversations. (more…)

Google Allo Can Reportedly Leak Your Web Search Results to Friends via Google Assistant

17 Mar

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Google Allo debuted as a quirky and fun consumer-focused mobile messaging app at Google I/O earlier last year. It has since bagged a slew of feature and improvement updates, but the hottest feature of the app still remains its Google Assistant integration. But, the said integration could leak your personal web searches to your friends in between a conversation, reports Recode. (more…)

Google Has Confirmed Its Kaggle Acquisition

10 Mar

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google has finally confirmed its Kaggle acquisition. Rumors of the same first surfaced yesterday and now, they have been substantiated as well. Google announced the acquisition at its Google Cloud Next conference this morning in San Francisco. (more…)

Google Expands the Scope of Its AI Powered Translation System to Include Three More Languages

9 Mar

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Have you read the Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy? One of the most interesting objects I found in the book was the bebel fish. Stick it into your ear and you are suddenly able to understand every language. Google appears to be working on a somewhat similar mission although of course, the software giant’s solution does not involve you sticking fishes into your ear canal. (more…)

Google is Launching GPU Support for Its Cloud Platform

24 Feb

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google has announced that it is finally making GPUs on the Google Cloud Platform available to developers. The announcement builds on another from three months earlier, that saw the company talk about offering support for high-end graphics processing units. (more…)

YouTube Starts Testing New Content Suggestions While Watching Full-Screen Videos on the App

17 Feb

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

YouTube is currently introducing minimal feature changes to further ease your video streaming experience. The latest YouTube app update has started to display new content suggestion thumbnails while watching videos in full-screen mode. This seems to be a server-side change, which has rolled out to a handful of Android users at the moment. (more…)

ZTE’s Axon 7 Is the Cheapest Smartphone to Support Google’s Daydream VR

10 Feb

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google’s Daydream VR headsets are pretty great. However, most people have yet to get a hands on experience of using the headsets and have to take the word of the lucky few who have actually used them. Why? Well, for reasons of its own, Google’s Daydream headsets are severely constrained in the number devices they support. (more…)

Google Has Open Sourced Chrome for iOS

2 Feb

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In a major push to its open source efforts, Google has announced that it is open sourcing Chrome for iOS. The open sourced Chrome will form part of Google’s Chromium open source project. (more…)