Google Pay now shows how much money you spent in 2020, here is how to check your spending habits

Google Pay users who mindlessly use the app to make payments and transactions are in for a surprise. It may or may not be sweet since the new tool will act as a reality check for some users who fail to keep track of their transactions. The new section, 2020 Rewind by the Unified PaymentContinue reading “Google Pay now shows how much money you spent in 2020, here is how to check your spending habits”

Google Play Store Removes 813 Apps That Qualified as ‘Creepware’, Research Claims

Google has removed a batch of 813 apps from Google Play app store that were identified as ‘creepware’ by a group of researchers who study stalkerware-like apps. The creepware were identified by the researchers via a newly developed algorithm called, CreepRank that detects creepware-like behaviour within mobile apps. The algorithm then gives ‘creep score’ toContinue reading “Google Play Store Removes 813 Apps That Qualified as ‘Creepware’, Research Claims”

Microsoft Outlook to Soon Get Gmail-Like Text Prediction, Apart From Email Scheduling Feature

HIGHLIGHTS: Microsoft working on text prediction feature for Outlook It will be released sometime this month Microsoft Outlook will also get a mail scheduling feature by end of June Microsoft Outlook appears set to be soon getting a new feature that will make composing emails a little easier. Both the Outlook on the Web andContinue reading “Microsoft Outlook to Soon Get Gmail-Like Text Prediction, Apart From Email Scheduling Feature”

Google Duo adds Family Mode, web-based calls, other features to be rolled out soon

HIGHLIGHTS: Google Duo has added family mode to its interface for a more personalised chat with family members. The family mode can be made livelier by using AR effects and doodle options. Other features like making calls by just using email addresses or via sending a link will be rolled out soon. The pandemic periodContinue reading “Google Duo adds Family Mode, web-based calls, other features to be rolled out soon”

WHO Readies Coronavirus App for Checking Symptoms, Possibly Contact Tracing

HIGHLIGHTS: WHO’s app being made by Google, Microsoft veterans The app will be released worldwide It will include features around checking COVID-19 symptoms The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to launch an app this month to enable people in under-resourced countries to assess whether they may have the novel coronavirus, and is considering a Bluetooth-basedContinue reading “WHO Readies Coronavirus App for Checking Symptoms, Possibly Contact Tracing”

Google launches Read Along app to help kids learn and read better

HIGHLIGHTS: Google announced a learning app for kids called the Read Along, an app designed especially for children above 5 years. The Read Along was first launched in India as “Bolo”. The thunderous response from the parents in India led to the global launch Read Along by Google is now available in over 180 countriesContinue reading “Google launches Read Along app to help kids learn and read better”

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