A newly announced feature, although technically not new for a few people, will allow Gmail users to easily unsubscribe from email mailing lists that tend to annoy recipients.
From now on, if you receive a generic email from a mailing list, there is an “unsubscribe” button right next to the sender. If you no longer wish to receive emails from them, hit that button, and never be bothered again. (more…)
Emu, a messaging client on iOS, announced today that Google has acquired it. The company, which is led by ex-Google, Apple (Siri team), and Yahoo employees, pushed their app out of beta earlier in the year. However, as of August 25, it will cease to function, meaning users will no longer be able to send, receive, or download messages.
Why buy Emu, you ask? Well, Emu actually looks like a pretty solid messaging app that could bring great improvements to Hangouts, which is sorely lacking in features. (more…)
Yep, it got an update to v188.8.131.529286. Since Google Search is a massive app that does more things behind the scenes than we can even imagine, it is anyone’s guess as to what is included. Feel free to dig around in the .apk below if you haven’t seen the update yet through Google Play. (more…)
Not to be outdone by Google, Amazon is expanding its same-day delivery service to additional cities. The company announced that customers in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC may now purchase many items on Amazon and have them delivered in mere hours. (more…)
According to sources of Bloomberg, Google might possibly break its Photos service out of Google+, making it stand more independently from its social network, even going as far as to let non-Google+ users be a part of the fun. The service, which is currently called Google+ Photos, could possibly be used to take on apps like Instagram or Flickr. (more…)
A new update is rolling out to the Google Now Launcher, making it available to
just about all devices running Android 4.1+. That’s right, if you have been frustrated at the lack of compatibility for Google’s own launcher with top devices, you can finally relax.
For those new to the Google Now Launcher, think of it as the name suggests, a simple launcher that allows you to easily access Google Now. With the GNL as your launcher, Google Now can be accessed with a swipe from left-to-right. It’s also buttery smooth, gives that stock Android look, and has extra large icons for those needing a pixel explosion. To see it in action, check out Google’s new promo video for the launcher below.
The update just went live for all today, so go grab it. (more…)
It appears as though Google will soon be making the Nexus 5 a bit more customizable, at least, according to the newest leak from Android Police. In screenshots reportedly ripped from a dog food version of the Play Store, Google is working on a Workshop, which will allow consumers to create and customize their very own Nexus 5 covers, as well as custom live wallpapers to go along with their exterior theme. (more…)
If you have travel plans in the near future, think of using Google Search to find things to do, eat or see nearby your hotel without the fuss of looking up where you are staying. At least that’s what Google is preaching over at Google+ today. (more…)