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Physical Google Debit Card Revealed by a New Leak

Google is reportedly working on a new physical debit card in partnership with banks and credit unions. This card will require an associated checking account to add or take back money using an app. There’s currently no word on when this service will be launched, but it could take several months. There’s been talk since

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Google and Apple Team up to Develop COVID-19 Contact Tracing API

Google and Apple have teamed up to offer a joint COVID-19 contact tracing API. This API will be available in May and will subsequently make its way to the users through official health apps from governments across the world. Google and Apple have stressed on protecting users’ privacy with this new contact tracing API. Google

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Google I/O 2020 Now Stands Fully Canceled

The highly anticipated Google I/O 2020 event now stands canceled as the company explained in a series of tweets. This comes as Google previously talked about hosting the event in a limited capacity. Industry rival Apple, on the other hand, is expected to go on with its WWDC 2020 event in June using an “online-only”

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Google’s Upcoming Pixel 4a Detailed in a Hands-On Video

A new hands-on video has detailed Google’s Pixel 4a, revealing a handful of its hardware features including a 12MP rear camera and a 3,080 mAh battery. The phone should be launching soon, with a Q1 2020 timeframe pitched previously. It’s currently not known if Google will launch an XL variant of the Pixel 4a. There’s

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Google Brings Wear OS App to the Samsung Galaxy Store

Google has brought its Wear OS app to the Galaxy Store app hub which is found exclusively on Samsung smartphones and tablets. Google or Samsung hasn’t mentioned a reason for the app’s arrival on Samsung’s app hub. Speculations are now rife about Samsung launching a Wear OS smartwatch in the near future. Google’s smartwatch platform,

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Google Blocks All Mention of Coronavirus and COVID-19 From the Play Store

Google has now blocked any mention of terms like “Coronavirus”, “COVID-19”, and “Corona”. This comes as Google also pulled the plug on the annual I/O developer conference scheduled to be held in California in May. Coronavirus has affected over 80,000 people so far and killed nearly 3,000 people, mostly concentrated in China and South Korea.

Cortana Will Be Removed From the Microsoft Launcher by the End of April

Microsoft has mentioned in a blog post today that it will stop offering the Cortana voice assistant with the Microsoft Launcher on Android starting in April. This comes after Cortana was sidelined from Android last year. Microsoft has reaffirmed that it will continue to support and develop Cortana with the Windows 10 platform. Microsoft has

WhatsApp Group Chat Invite Links Are Being Indexed by Google

A report has revealed how Google has indexed WhatsApp group invite links that were not meant to be shared, raising concerns about user privacy. It is said that around 470,000 group invitation links were exposed due to the indexing. Facebook had received a complaint about Google indexing chat URLs a few months ago, but the

Verizon Galaxy S9 now being updated to Android 10

Verizon is pushing the Android 10 update for the Galaxy S9 on its networks. This update brings features like gesture navigation along with Samsung’s One UI 2.0 upgrade. Verizon has been relatively slow with the Galaxy S9 Android 10 update as some rival carriers have offered the update in January. This is likely to be

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Future ASUS ROG Gaming Phones to come with Google Stadia Built-In

Google Stadia will be pre-built on upcoming ASUS ROG phones until 2021, as per ASUS. Google recently made Stadia accessible for users of several 120 Hz display phones, including the ASUS ROG Phone II, the Razer Phone 2, and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 trio. Google’s cloud-based gaming service has been off to a modest

A Standard Admission Ticket for Google I/O Will Still Cost You $1,150

Google’s I/O 2020 general admission ticket prices have remained unchanged from previous years at $1,150. Eligible students can get their I/O tickets for just $375. Google I/O will be held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View California between May 12-14. As most of us are probably aware at this point, Google I/O 2020 is