Google Chromecast screensavers encouraging you to vote – 9to5Google

For the past few days, the Google.com homepage stateside has featured information on “how to vote this election,” and the Chromecast...

Google Fi in Hangouts ends Jan, new web Messages coming – 9to5Google

In addition to announcing a Phone subscription program, Google today emailed Fi subscribers about how to “Move [their] conversations to Messages by Google.” Support documents lay out in detail what to expect and that Fi texting in the Hangouts app will stop working at the start of next year. Hangouts users are encouraged to start […]

Gmail Add-ons can add templates, more with ‘Compose-time’ – 9to5Google

In addition to a Docs, Sheets, and Slides expansion, Google Workspace Add-ons are becoming more feature-rich in Gmail, and new Compose-time capabilities...

Google Home app starts rolling out Home and Away Routines – 9to5Google

After detailing late last month, the Home & Away Routines are now rolling out to the Google Home app. It's a key Nest feature...

Google Discover linking to Google News full coverage – 9to5Google

After adding a Web Stories carousel, Discover is making two tweaks to cards. Some Google Discover articles will link to full coverage...

Chromecast Google TV users new to YouTube TV get $20 off – 9to5Google

First-time YouTube TV members are already getting a free Chromecast with Google TV upon sign-up. A flipped promotion lets streaming dongle buyers...

Google adds ‘Catch up on news’ card to Assistant Snapshot – 9to5Google

Google also previewed a number of Assistant Snapshot features coming, with "Catch up on news" and a FAB with shortcuts now widely available...

New Google Workspace icons rolling out on Android, web – 9to5Google

Google Workspace was announced at the start of October as a rebrand of G Suite with new icons for Gmail, Google Drive, Calendar, and more.

Google Assistant adds settings to select default podcast app – 9to5Google

Google Assistant now has new settings for podcast services. Google today lets users set their preferred video, music, radio service for use on Smart...

Google looking to bring web Duplex to shopping, ordering – 9to5Google

At today's Search On event, Google provided an update on the state of Duplex. This includes how Google Duplex shopping ordering...