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Google Sues Sonos with Patent Infringement Lawsuits, Reigniting Legal Battle

If you thought the legal showdown between Google and smart speaker maker Sonos was over when the search and advertising juggernaut was found guilty of infringing on five of Sonos’ patents earlier this year, think again. Google has filed two new patent infringement lawsuits against Sonos for its smart speaker and voice control technologies —...

Google Pixel 7, 7 Pro Release Date Rumoured for October 13

According to Front Page Tech's Jon Prosser, the launch of Google's next flagship smartphone lineup is but a couple of months away. The leaker has learned from "very reputable sources" that Google will open pre-orders for the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro on October 6, followed by an official launch on October 13. Prosser has...

Google’s Built-In Timer Has Mysteriously Been Removed

For years, users have been able to gain access to an easy and straightforward way to set a timer thanks to Google. Its built-in timer within the Google search engine enabled users to simply search and set a timer. However, this feature has mysteriously vanished and it appears as though it was not intentional. Google's...

Google Maps Introduces Three New Cycling Features in Canada

Google is introducing three new cycling features to Google Maps in Canada. Just in time for the summer, cyclists now have access to improved feature sets that make their next venture more coordinated and more connected. Canadian will soon be able to take advantage of the following three features: aerial view, detailed cycling route information,...

You Can Pre-Order Google’s Pixel 6a in Canada for $599: Hands-On

Google on Thursday launched pre-orders for its newest smartphone, the Pixel 6a. It’s available for $599 in Canada and comes with free Pixel Buds A-Series earphones. The Pixel 6a was first announced back in May. Available in Sage, Chalk and Charcoal, the Pixel 6a has a 6.1-inch display (60 Hz), offers over 24 hours of...

Spotify Brings Real-Time Lyrics to Google’s Nest Hub

Spotify has launched support for real-time lyrics on Google Nest Hub. Following the feature's launch on iOS, Android, console, and desktop, Nest Hub users can now follow along with the lyrics of the songs they are playing. As reported by 9to5Google, Spotify launched real-time lyric support on Google Nest Hub without any big announcement. Multiple...

Apple and Google Fix ‘Hermit’ Spyware Found on iPhone and Android Phones

Apple and Google have both confirmed that government-grade spyware 'Hermit' has infiltrated an unknown number of iOS and Android devices — reports TechCrunch. Security research firm Lookout found Hermit to be the work of Italian software house RCS Labs. The spyware uses various modules, which it downloads from its command and control servers as they...

Google Teases 5 New Chrome Features Coming to iPhone and iPad

Google says new features are coming to Chrome for iOS and iPadOS in its next release and on Thursday, detailed five new features that are on the way. Enhanced Safe Browsing is now coming to iPhone and iPad, which proactively warns users if a web page is dangerous. The feature also notifies users if their...

Google Canada Celebrates Indigenous Artist Norval Morrisseau in Latest Doodle

Google Canada is celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with a new Search Doodle featuring prominent Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau, a.k.a. the "Picasso of the North." The new Google Doodle pays homage to Morrisseau's life, works, and singular art style. Morrisseau, who was also known as Copper Thunderbird, overcame systemic racism and discrimination throughout his life...

Google’s Nest Cam IQ Indoor Hits Clearance at 45% Off, Save $180

Lowes Canada has slashed Google’s Nest Camera IQ Indoor to clearance pricing, down to $219, saving you $180. The discount works out to 45% off and other major retailers are still selling this camera at $399. "Your home is your haven, so help protect it with the Google Nest cam IQ indoor security camera. This...