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Google's Files app now streams local media to your Chromecast

Google just made it decidedly easier to beam your personal media collection to your Chromecast device of choice. An updated version of the Files by Google app includes long-in-the-making support for playing your audio, photos and videos on any Chrom… Source: Engadget | Google's Files app now streams local media to your Chromecast

Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one's surprise, they found more than 140 bugs… Source: Engadget | Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

Google wants to give doctors web-like searches for medical records

Google made much ado of its recently created Health unit, but it didn't offer much insight into what that division would actually… well, do. Now, however, it's considerably clearer. Google Health lead David Feinberg and CNBC sources have outlined… Source: Engadget | Google wants to give doctors web-like searches for medical records

Apple Watch Competition to Grow as Google Plans Its Own Wearables Following Fitbit Acquisition

Google today announced it plans to release its own “Made by Google” wearables following its $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness tracker maker Fitbit. The deal is expected to close in 2020 pending regulatory approvals.Over the years, Google has made progress with partners in this space with Wear OS and Google Fit, but we see an …

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Toronto is reining in Sidewalk Labs’ smart city dream

Sidewalk Labs, the part of Google-parent Alphabet that's focused on futuristic cities and urban development, has agreed to compromise on a proposed smart neighborhood in Toronto. Back in June, the company submitted a draft MIDP (Master Innovation and… Source: Engadget | Toronto is reining in Sidewalk Labs’ smart city dream

Google Assistant is ready to find your Tile tracker

As promised, Google Assistant can now help find your Tile trackers with very little effort. Link the Bluetooth gadget in the Google Home app, set up Voice Match in Assistant and you can ask the voice helper to locate your trackers (and hopefully, th… Source: Engadget | Google Assistant is ready to find your Tile …

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Google's Search Algorithm is Now Better at Parsing Natural Speech Queries

Google today announced a change to its core Search algorithm that it says can better understand conversational search queries. Through improvements in natural language analysis, the company says that it has improved its ability to analyze queries that reflect how people speak in real life and recognize the relevant context. Particularly for longer, more conversational …

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Google explains when it slows down the Pixel 4's Smooth Display

Google just unveiled the Pixel 4 and 4 XL, and it's already got a lot of explaining to do. In addition to announcing a fix for Face Unlock that would make eye-detection necessary, the company also had to clarify today that the phone's Smooth Display… Source: Engadget | Google explains when it slows down the …

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YouTube debuts the trailer for its first interactive film

YouTube has released the first trailer for its upcoming special, A Heist with Markiplier. As with Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, you'll be able to decide how the film ends by making decisions along the way. In a callback to classic full-motion… Source: Engadget | YouTube debuts the trailer for its first interactive film

Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in time for Halloween

If you're the type of person who goes all out each Halloween decorating your home to make it the star of the neighborhood, Google wants to help. Starting today, the company is updating Nest Hello video doorbells to add a new seasonal ringtone to help… Source: Engadget | Google adds seasonal Nest doorbell ringers in …

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Google Working on Software Update to Bring Eye Detection to Pixel 4's Face Unlock

Google has said it will release a software update “in the coming months” that will let Pixel 4 owners require their eyes to be open for the phone’s Face Unlock security feature to work. Image via NextRift The acknowledgement follows last week’s discovery that the Pixel 4’s facial authentication system isn’t currently capable of distinguishing …

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Google to Fix 'Bug' That Lets iOS Photos App Users Upload HEIC Images for Free

Google has said it will patch a “bug” in Google Photos that enables iPhone users to store pictures in the cloud in their original quality without counting toward their Google Drive storage limit. Currently, the Google ‌Photos‌ iOS app happily uploads photos in Apple’s efficient HEIC format without requiring them to be converted from “Original …

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