Google Search on Android might get a nifty Gemini switch and put AI at your fingertips

Gemini is lining up to become an even bigger part of the Android ecosystem as a toggle switch for the AI may soon appear on the official Google app. Evidence of this update was discovered in a recent beta by industry insider AssembleDebug who then shared his findings with news site Pianika Web.  The feature … Read more

The beginning of the end? More of us are moving away from Google towards TikTok and AI chatbots — as research reveals that the golden era of search engines may well be over

The way that users get information from the web has evolved over the years. People used to rely on news sites and Google to keep abreast of what was going on in the world, but then Twitter arrived and cemented itself as an alternative (and often inaccurate) source of news. Although it’s facing the threat … Read more

Google releases instant language translation with Circle to Search

Last week, Google announced that it will soon upgrade Circle to Search, which is one of the highlights of the Galaxy S24, with the ability to instantly translate content on the screen from one language to another, even if the content is in the PDF format. Well, that feature is finally here. According to a … Read more

Google is bringing its AI-powered Circle to Search to older smartphones – here’s why that matters

Google has announced that Circle to Search will roll out to its older and mid-range Pixel devices starting from March 27. Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the AI feature is coming to “more Pixel and Samsung phones, foldables and tablets.”  Circle to Search has trickled down from the Samsung Galaxy S24 series and the Google … Read more

Circle to Search can soon translate text on the screen

One UI 6.1 made its debut with the Galaxy S24 series, and starting today, Samsung is rolling it out to many high-end smartphones and tablets. One of the highlights of the software customization is Ciricle to Search, which allows you to research anything on the display by drawing a circle around the object. While the … Read more

Google’s Circle to Search feature will soon handle language translation

Google just announced that it’s expanding its tool to , as part of an update to various core services. Circle to Search, as the name suggests, already lets some Android users research stuff by around an object. The forthcoming language translation component won’t even require a drawn circle. Google says people will just have to … Read more

Google Search is rolling out its AI-generated answers – whether you want them or not

Google is reportedly experimenting with its search results and looking to add AI overviews for more users. Previously, the feature was being tested for people who had opted into the Google Search Generative Experience (SGE),  which would allow them to try Google’s latest innovations with generative AI. Google claims that this update will give users … Read more

WhatsApp is testing an all-knowing AI chatbot that will live in your search bar

WhatsApp is slated to receive a pair of AI-powered upgrades aiming to help people answer tough questions on the fly, as well as edit images on the platform. Starting with answering questions, the upgrade integrates one of Meta’s AI models into the WhatsApp search bar. Doing so, according to WABetaInfo, would allow users to directly … Read more

Google Play Store making it easier to access search

Last updated: March 25th, 2024 at 11:45 UTC+01:00 Google is finally giving some attention to the UI on its stock apps. It is bringing a unified look and feel to its apps and ecosystem of products. An upcoming design change to the Google Play Store will make it easier to access search within the app. … Read more

YouTube Music now lets you search for a song by singing or humming

Last updated: March 18th, 2024 at 12:39 UTC+01:00 In October 2023, Google rolled a feature to the YouTube app for Android that allowed you to search for a song by humming or singing that song or playing a clip of that song, making it easier for you to search for a song whose name you … Read more