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Google Pixel 8a: Hands-On Unboxing

Last week, Google officially announced its Pixel 8a smartphone, which is the more affordable entry option, compared to the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. The Pixel 8a brings several enhancements over its predecessor, the Pixel 7a, with improvements spanning camera capabilities, display features, and overall performance. Google sent us a Pixel 8a to go...

Google Pixel 8a Canadian Pricing, Specs, Features: Now Official

Google has officially announced its Pixel 8a smartphone, its entry smartphone that it says delivers a blend of delight, power, and advanced AI capabilities. The company says the Pixel 8a features superb photography functions, swift AI-based features (Gemini is here!), and high-level security measures, all available at a competitive price. Google is calling the Pixel...

Removing Personal Info from Google Searches in Canada Gets Easier

Google is expanding its privacy tools by introducing "Results About You” in Canada, a feature designed to help people control their personal information appearing in search results. This tool offers the detection and removal of personal contact details such as phone numbers, home addresses, and email addresses from Google Search. A Google spokesperson told iPhone...

Google Launches AI Essentials Course; Free Version for Teachers

Google has introduced a new course called AI Essentials, aimed at breaking down how to use artificial intelligence for professionals across various industries. Upon completion of the course, you’ll get a certificate that you can add to your resumé. Taught by AI experts actively working at Google, this course offers practical, hands-on training in using...

Google Keep Reminders are Moving to Google Tasks

If you’re a heavy Google Keep user, changes are coming as your lists and ideas will soon be saved inside Google Tasks, a change coming “over the next year." Google says reminders created in Keep will be automatically saved to Google Tasks. This means you’ll also be able to now access and your reminders in...

Google Pixel Phones and Wearables Get Price Cut on Amazon

Amazon Canada has price cut Google’s Pixel smartphones and wearables, including those from Fitbit. Check out what's on sale right now... Google Pixel 8 Pro - 128GB - Obsidian: $1,049.00 (-22%, List Price: $1,349.00) Google Pixel Watch 2 - WiFi - Gold/Hazel: $399.99 (-16%, Was: $479.00) Google Pixel Watch - Champagne Gold Stainless Steel Case,...

Google One VPN is Shutting Down

Last March, all Google One plans gained access to its Google One VPN, offering an added perk to the subscription program, with Canadians also benefitting from the add-on. But now, it appears the Google One VPN is already heading to the grave. That’s according to a confirmation from a Google spokesperson to 9to5Google. The company...

Google Unveils Axion, its First Arm-Based CPU for Data Centres

Google has announced the launch of Google Axion Processors, what it's calling is a huge advancement in its computing technology, at the Google Cloud Next event held earlier today. These custom Arm-based CPUs are designed for high performance and energy efficiency in data centres, set to be available to Google Cloud customers later this year....

Google’s New ‘Premium’ AI Search Features Might Cost You: Report

Google is contemplating charging users for its new “premium” search features powered by its generative artificial intelligence, instead of relying on the current ad-supported model. That’s according to unnamed sources speaking with the Financial Times. This would be the first time Google would be putting a core product, such as it search, behind a paywall....