Google Lens

An AI-powered image recognition technology, Google Lens was launched in 2017. Its app previews were initially made available on Google Pixel 2, with it being rolled into Google Assistant for Pixel and Pixel 2 phones. A year later, Google Lens was officially released on non-Pixel phones via Google Photos. The iOS version of Google Photos got the support for Lens in March 2018. June 2018 saw Google Lens getting its standalone app that was being offered on Google Play. To run Lens, one would need phones having Android Marshmallow (6.0) or newer. Through Lens, one can learn about a certain object the phone is pointing at, and also get similar suggestions based on the result, of course with the help of Google assistant.

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OPPO Reno4 5G, Reno4 Pro 5G receive ColorOS 11 update

19 Dec 2020

OPPO Reno4 5G, Reno4 Pro 5G receive ColorOS 11 update

OPPO has started rolling out the Android 11-based ColorOS 11 update for its premium mid-rangers, the Reno4 5G and Reno4 Pro 5G.

ASUS ZenFone 7-series receives new software update: Details here

04 Sep 2020

ASUS ZenFone 7-series receives new software update: Details here

ASUS has started rolling out a new software update for its recently-launched flagship smartphones, the ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro.

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

12 Aug 2020

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

In the wake of COVID-19, millions of kids have been asked to switch to the routine of online 'virtual' classes and studying from home.

Google brings Lens-based translation to KaiOS feature phones

21 Jul 2020

Google brings Lens-based translation to KaiOS feature phones

Google has announced a handy new capability for KaiOS-powered feature phones — Lens-based translation and reading.

TECNO Spark Power 2, with 6,000mAh battery, launched in India

18 Jun 2020

TECNO Spark Power 2, with 6,000mAh battery, launched in India

TECNO Mobile has launched a new Spark Power 2 smartphone in India.

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

03 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Free Google Meet, bugs in Chrome, Microsoft Teams, more

The last week of April was all about bugs, glitches, and leaks.

Soon, Google Lens will solve your math problems: Here's how

29 Apr 2020

Soon, Google Lens will solve your math problems: Here's how

Dedicated Math apps - like the one from Microsoft - come really handy in helping students understand (and solve) complicated problems.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

22 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Vikram Lander update, Google for India, OnePlus TV, more

The third week of September was a tad quiet but did witness some interesting launches, including that of Motorola's first-ever line of TVs.

Android TV to get Android 10 update by 2019-end

22 Sep 2019

Android TV to get Android 10 update by 2019-end

Google's Android TV OS, which has been embraced by a host of leading manufacturers including Sony, Sharp, TCL, and Xiaomi, is set to get a revamp by the end of 2019.

Soon, Google may let you search with screenshots: Here's how

16 Sep 2019

Soon, Google may let you search with screenshots: Here's how

After deploying its Lens object recognition technology into Photos, Search, and several other products, Google is doing the same for screenshots.

Now, you can search for text in Google Photos' images

24 Aug 2019

Now, you can search for text in Google Photos' images

Google Photos is getting better than ever, thanks to some amazing features by the search giant.

Google Go app now available for all Android devices

22 Aug 2019

Google Go app now available for all Android devices

A year and a half after its initial launch in select markets, Google has released the lightweight 'Go' app for users around the globe.

5 best budget range smartphones available in India

18 Jun 2019

5 best budget range smartphones available in India

Thanks to the cut-throat competition among smartphone makers, the budget range smartphones are no more budget performers.

Nokia 2.2, the cheapest Android-One phone, now available in India

11 Jun 2019

Nokia 2.2, the cheapest Android-One phone, now available in India

Nokia 2.2, the recently launched budget-range smartphone by HMD Global, is now available in India via Flipkart and Nokia's online store.

At Rs. 6,999, Nokia 2.2 arrives as cheapest Android-One phone

06 Jun 2019

At Rs. 6,999, Nokia 2.2 arrives as cheapest Android-One phone

As the latest addition to its portfolio of budget-range smartphones, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2.2 in India today.

Massive discount on Google Pixel 3 XL: Details here

27 May 2019

Massive discount on Google Pixel 3 XL: Details here

Are you planning to buy a new flagship smartphone? Well, here is an unmissable deal for you.

Hours before launch, Google Pixel 3a's full specifications leaked

07 May 2019

Hours before launch, Google Pixel 3a's full specifications leaked

In some hours from now, Google will launch its first-ever mid-range smartphones at its I/O 2019 event.

Poco F1 to get Netflix HD streaming support: Details here

02 Apr 2019

Poco F1 to get Netflix HD streaming support: Details here

In an official announcement, Xiaomi has revealed that talks with Netflix are in the process and that "Netflix HD contents will be available very soon" on its popular Poco F1 phone.

Honor 10 Lite gets a 3GB RAM variant in India

19 Mar 2019

Honor 10 Lite gets a 3GB RAM variant in India

Huawei-owned Honor has launched the 3GB RAM/32GB storage model of its Honor 10 Lite phone in India.

Now, convert photos of tables into Excel spreadsheet: Here's how

02 Mar 2019

Now, convert photos of tables into Excel spreadsheet: Here's how

Microsoft Excel, one of the most used productivity tools from Redmond giant, has been updated with a handy new feature.

Flipkart-Sale: Buy Honor 10 Lite for Rs. 12,250 or less

20 Jan 2019

Flipkart-Sale: Buy Honor 10 Lite for Rs. 12,250 or less

The recently launched Honor 10 Lite will go on sale today via Flipkart and Honor India e-store.

Honor 10 Lite launched in India, price starts Rs. 13,999

15 Jan 2019

Honor 10 Lite launched in India, price starts Rs. 13,999

Honor 10 Lite, which went official in China in November, has been launched in India today.

Flipkart sale: Pixel 3 now available at Rs. 60,000

27 Dec 2018

Flipkart sale: Pixel 3 now available at Rs. 60,000

Flipkart's Mobile Bonanza sale is currently live with attractive deals being offered on some of the best smartphones of the year.

Huawei releases Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update for these smartphones

20 Dec 2018

Huawei releases Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update for these smartphones

Huawei has started rolling out Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 update for seven of its smartphones.

Google Pixel 3 available for Rs. 63,000 on Paytm Mall

18 Dec 2018

Google Pixel 3 available for Rs. 63,000 on Paytm Mall

Google Pixel 3 is, without doubt, one of the best smartphones of 2018.

Google Shopping: What it means for consumers and merchants

15 Dec 2018

Google Shopping: What it means for consumers and merchants

Aimed at simplifying online shopping, Google recently introduced its latest 'Shopping' feature in India.

Google shopping goes live, bringing a new search experience

13 Dec 2018

Google shopping goes live, bringing a new search experience

Finally, Google is rolling out its dedicated 'Shopping' experience in India.

Flipkart offer: Buy Pixel 3 for Rs. 3,580 per month

17 Nov 2018

Flipkart offer: Buy Pixel 3 for Rs. 3,580 per month

The recently launched Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are one of the best smartphones of 2018.

Huawei's Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 releases globally on November 10

09 Nov 2018

Huawei's Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 releases globally on November 10

Huawei would be rolling out its Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 OS for 9 smartphones, starting November 10.

HMD Global releases Android Pie update for Nokia 6.1 Plus

04 Nov 2018

HMD Global releases Android Pie update for Nokia 6.1 Plus

HMD Global has started rolling out the latest Android 9 Pie update for its recently launched Nokia 6.1 Plus.

How to get Pixel 3's camera features on other phones

31 Oct 2018

How to get Pixel 3's camera features on other phones

Google's Pixel 3 phones may have their issues, but there is no denying the fact that they offer some exemplary camera features.

Now, explore items within Google Images using Lens' AI capabilities

26 Oct 2018

Now, explore items within Google Images using Lens' AI capabilities

Google Lens, the Artificial Intelligence-based tech that lets you identify real-world landmarks or plants and animals with your phone's camera, is coming to search.

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL launched at Rs. 71,000

09 Oct 2018

Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL launched at Rs. 71,000

Google has finally unveiled its latest flagship smartphones - the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Vivo V11 launched in India for Rs. 22,990: Details here

26 Sep 2018

Vivo V11 launched in India for Rs. 22,990: Details here

As yet another addition to its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Vivo has launched the V11 in India.

Moto G6 Plus launched in India for Rs. 22,499

10 Sep 2018

Moto G6 Plus launched in India for Rs. 22,499

Joining the earlier launched Moto G6 and G6 Play, Motorola has introduced its Moto G6 Plus in India.

Moto G6 Plus India launch tomorrow: Here's everything to know

09 Sep 2018

Moto G6 Plus India launch tomorrow: Here's everything to know

Weeks after introducing the Moto G6 and G6 Play, Motorola will launch the G6 Plus smartphone in India tomorrow.

OPPO F9, F9 Pro with 25MP selfie-camera launched in India

21 Aug 2018

OPPO F9, F9 Pro with 25MP selfie-camera launched in India

As its latest entrants in India's already-crowded mid-price smartphone segment, OPPO has launched the F9 Pro and F9 today.

Vivo Nex launched in India for Rs. 44,990

19 Jul 2018

Vivo Nex launched in India for Rs. 44,990

As the latest flagship to enter India's fast-growing smartphone market, Vivo has launched the Vivo Nex.

Your OnePlus 6 camera is getting a major upgrade

18 Jul 2018

Your OnePlus 6 camera is getting a major upgrade

If at all there is anything to complain about the OnePlus 6, one could perhaps nitpick on its camera quality.

Snapchat working on a camera-assisted shopping feature on Android

10 Jul 2018

Snapchat working on a camera-assisted shopping feature on Android

An app researcher named Ishan Agarwal has spotted a code in Snapchat for Android that hints at the photo-sharing app working on turning its camera into a visual search engine.