18 Apr 2021
Google Assistant driving mode's early preview now available in India
Google's recent app updates indicate that it wants Android Auto to be a car-only system while your phone functions as a separate entity.
02 Apr 2021
Google Maps' new AR feature will help you navigate indoors
Google Maps' brand new augmented reality-powered feature will help users navigate indoor areas like airports and malls in a pinch.
25 Jan 2021
Google's US office facilities will serve as COVID-19 vaccination clinics
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced via a tweet on Monday that his organization will open its facilities in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. Further, the tech giant has committed more than $150 million in free ads to promote vaccine education.
13 Jan 2021
#CES2021 fitness tech round-up: Workout from home
CES 2021 saw the release of many products for the health conscious people out there, from brands such as Amazfit and Myx Fitness.
24 Sep 2020
Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation
As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.
24 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok files for injunction against ban, and more
As ByteDance's TikTok deal is likely to see more delays owing to China's pending approval, the video company is moving to prevent itself from getting banned by Trump administration.
21 Sep 2020
Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo
After adding a bunch of new features into Gmail for personal and G Suite accounts, Google appears to be working on a facelift for the service.
20 Sep 2020
Ather 450X Collector's Edition to be launched on September 26
Ahead of delivering its 450X e-scooter this November, Ather Energy has announced that it will unveil a collector's edition of the two-wheeler on September 26.
10 Sep 2020
Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here
Finally, Huawei appears to be gearing up to take on Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile operating system segment.
10 Sep 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more
Last night, TikTok was reported to be considering a way out of selling its US business to an American company.
08 Sep 2020
Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline announced
Ather Energy has announced the city-wise delivery timeline of its 450X flagship electric scooter. The release will begin in a phased manner starting with Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and others in November, followed by Delhi-NCR and Mumbai in December.
19 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more
In the last few hours, renowned tech giants took major strides.
16 Aug 2020
Huawei phones may lose Android update support: Here's why
If you own a Huawei-built phone with Google's Android operating system, there is something you should know.
11 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'
In the updates since last night, Russia's competition watchdog slammed Apple for abusing its App Store dominance by requiring third-party developers to distribute apps through the marketplace and then blocking them unlawfully.
04 Aug 2020
Planning a vacation? Note these five cool travel hacks
Have you heard anyone saying no to a vacation? But the preparations needed to make the traveling easier give us the biggest headache.
30 Jun 2020
#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India
Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.
15 Jun 2020
iOS 14: These new features are coming to your iPhone
In a few days from now, Apple will hold its first online-only Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), bringing together millions of developers from around the world.
14 Jun 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Sony PS5, Android 11 Beta, Twitter Fleets, and more
This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, especially for consumer tech enthusiasts.
12 Jun 2020
You can locate COVID-19 testing centers using Google Maps, Search
In light of the ongoing pandemic, Google is introducing the ability to find the nearest COVID-19 testing centers in Maps, Search, and Assistant.
10 Jun 2020
Amitabh Bachchan may soon guide you on Google Maps
You may soon be traveling with Amitabh Bachchan, or at least his iconic voice.
09 Jun 2020
Amid COVID-19, Google Maps gets features to ensure safe travel
As countries like India begin to come out of lockdown and restart economic activities, Google is racing to launch tools to protect the general public from COVID-19.
14 Apr 2020
Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations
A few days back, Google had introduced the ability to use Maps, Google Assistant, or Search to look up the locations of food and night shelters across 33 Indian cities.
06 Apr 2020
Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here
In a bid to support the underprivileged during the nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government, Google has started showing the location of food and night shelters on Maps.
26 Mar 2020
Now, Google allows marking businesses as 'temporarily closed' on Maps
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, Google Maps' listings have become a little unreliable.
16 Mar 2020
Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps
Over the last two years, Google has been developing and testing augmented reality-based 'Live View' directions to help walkers navigate easily using Maps.
21 Feb 2020
New Google Maps: Handy things to try out right away
Recently, Google celebrated the 15th birthday of Maps by pushing a major update for the navigational service.
13 Feb 2020
This man's epic marriage proposal showed up on Google Maps
From New Year to Christmas, Google keeps treating its users with interesting new surprises packed in Search and several other products.
03 Feb 2020
Using 99 phones, he 'hacked' Maps to show fake traffic
When it comes to exploring a city or looking up places, Google Maps serves as the one-stop shop to find routes/directions.
20 Jan 2020
Now, Huawei's phones will feature TomTom's maps
Huawei has struck a deal with TomTom to use its maps and navigational services on its phones.
15 Jan 2020
Google's latest acquisition will make local businesses discoverable online
With the growth of e-commerce and changing online shopping habits, more and more businesses are coming online, taking their products to the public.
15 Jan 2020
Android Auto crosses 100 million downloads on Google Play Store
Android Auto, Google's dedicated client for offering Android experience within automobiles, has hit 100 million downloads on the Play Store.
16 Dec 2019
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
07 Dec 2019
Soon, Google Maps may show well-lit roads for pedestrians' safety
Over the last few months, Google has been improving Maps with features aimed at helping pedestrians find their way around.
05 Dec 2019
Man duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering pizza via Zomato
In a shocking case, a Bengaluru-based man has been duped of Rs. 95,000 after ordering a pizza via Zomato.
15 Nov 2019
Now, Google Maps can speak place's names in local language
Among the wide range of products that Google offers, Maps is an essential one.
12 Nov 2019
Now, Google Maps lets you manage public profile data, contributions
Continuing the effort to give users full control over their data, Google has added a new 'profile management' feature into Maps.
02 Nov 2019
Incognito mode launched for Google Maps: How to use it
In a major move, Google is rolling out dedicated Incognito mode for Maps.
22 Oct 2019
Soon, Uber will let you book Delhi Metro tickets
In a major move, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched a new 'Public Transport' mode to help Indians plan their commute.
21 Oct 2019
Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699
If you are looking to gift someone a JioPhone, now might be the best time. As part of a limited-time Diwali festive offer, Reliance Jio is offering its popular 4G-enabled feature phone at a special price of Rs. 699.
12 Oct 2019
Now, Google Maps will help visually-challenged people navigate: Here's how
Just a day after upgrading Chrome with a handy visual accessibility tool, Google is doing something similar for Maps.