Google Bookmarks Will Shut Down on September 30

Google Bookmarks to Shut Down on September 30, Won

Google Bookmarks will be shut down entirely on September 30. A banner has been put up on the Google Bookmarks website that mentions that the service will no longer be supported by Google after the mentioned date. The service has not been used by many users since it was introduced in 2005. Notably, Google also … Read more

Google Starts Showing COVID-19 Vaccine, Hospital Beds, Oxygen Updates in India

Google to Show COVID-19 Vaccine Information; Testing Feature to Show Availability of Hospital Beds, Oxygen

Google on Monday announced that it has rolled out new updates to Search in India to show people information related to COVID-19 vaccine and its registration. The US-based company is also testing new features on Google Maps to help users in the country find critical resources such as hospital beds and medical oxygen using crowd-sourced … Read more

Google Maps Compass Is Back on Android

Google Maps Compass Is Back on Android Alongside Host of New Features

Google Maps is relaunching the Compass feature for Android users. The feature was first removed in 2019 due to reliability issues but because of constant feedback from users, it is now returning. However, Google Maps for iOS didn’t lose the Compass feature and will still be available in the future. The Compass can be used … Read more

Google Maps to Start Directing Drivers to ‘Eco-Friendly’ Routes

Google Maps to Start Directing Drivers to

Google Maps app will start directing drivers along routes estimated to generate the lowest carbon emissions based on traffic, slopes, and other factors, the company announced on Tuesday. Google, an Alphabet Inc unit, said the feature would launch later this year in the US and eventually reach other countries as part of its commitment to help combat … Read more

Google’s App Store Privacy Labels: What They Mean for Your Data and Privacy

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Google recently updated its privacy labels for a majority of its apps listed on App Store, following the revision in policies by Apple making it mandatory for all apps to divulge in their data sharing practices. These new privacy labels show up in every app listing on App Store under the App Privacy section and … Read more

Google Maps New Feature Will Allow Users to Draw, Rename Missing Roads

Google Maps New Feature Will Allow Users to Draw, Rename Missing Roads

Tech giant Google will finally be updating its map editing experience in order to allow users to add missing roads and realign, rename, or delete incorrect ones. According to a Google blog post, the new experience dubbed as “drawing” will be similar to using the line tool in Microsoft Paint. This new updated tool will … Read more