Google Lens: News

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.

12 Jun 2024


YouTube integrates Google Lens for visual search on Android

YouTube has introduced a new feature that integrates Google Lens into its Android app's search bar.

16 Mar 2024


Google Chrome now comes with Pixel's Live Translate feature

Google Chrome is incorporating the Live Translate feature, previously exclusive to Google Pixel phones, after a year-long development process.

31 Oct 2023


Google Search, Lens can now help students complete their homework

Google has unveiled new features for Search and Lens, designed to help students tackle math, physics, word problems, and geometry assignments.

06 Oct 2023


Google introduces Magnifier app for Pixel smartphones: How it works

Google has introduced its new Magnifier app on the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro devices.

15 Jun 2023


Google enhances AI-powered Search and Lens with more features

Google's AI-powered search experience may not have had the best of starts. It has received mixed reactions so far.

15 May 2023


Google now flags AI-generated pictures, identifies image sources: Here's how

Google has introduced two new features to its image search function which will help viewers verify the authenticity of the pictures appearing in the results.

08 Mar 2023

Google Translate

How to translate images with Google Translate on the web

Google Translate's web version has always been 'just enough.' Unlike its mobile cousin, which is more powerful and packed with features, Translate on the web only has essential features.

08 Feb 2023


Google's 'Live from Paris' AI event falls short of expectations

Hot on the heels of Microsoft's event where it announced ChatGPT-powered Bing, Google set up the stage in Paris for its AI-centric "Live from Paris" event.

20 Dec 2022


Google's India feature drop: From multisearch to DigiLocker in Files

Google has just concluded its 8th India event where it discussed the advancements in AI-powered innovations and features.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

13 Dec 2018


Google shopping goes live, bringing a new search experience

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

17 Jun 2018


OnePlus 6 receives Android P Beta 2: Details here

OnePlus has now started to release Android P Beta 2, the latest version of the developer preview, for OnePlus 6.

12 May 2018

Google Maps

6 key takeaways from Google I/O 2018

Google I/O 2018, the company's annual developer conference, has just concluded in California.

10 May 2018


Google Lens being integrated directly into the camera app

Google Lens, the company's camera-powered visual search engine, is getting native support for the camera app. Earlier, it was only supported by Google Assistant and the Google Photos app.

08 May 2018


Google I/O: Where to watch, expected announcements, and everything else

Google I/O 2018, the tech giant's annual developer conference, will start on May 8 (10:30 pm IST) and end on May 10.

07 Mar 2018


Visual search engine Lens comes to all Google Photos users

Google is officially rolling out Lens, the company's visual search engine, to its Google Photos app on all Android devices.

27 Feb 2018


Galaxy S9 or Pixel 2 XL: Which phone to buy?

While Samsung has just launched its much-awaited Galaxy S9 at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Google's Pixel 2 XL was launched in October last year as an all-encompassing Android favorite.