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How to see when your Google Opinion Rewards credits will expire

How to see when your Google Opinion Rewards credits will expire

If you’re still a little salty about having your Opinion Rewards earnings unceremoniously obliterated in late 2019, you’re not alone. The backlash prompted Google to add an explanatory banner to the Opinion Rewards app and ultimately provide a way to view when your credits will expire in the future. Here’s how to keep tabs on...

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Google Messages adopts bubble notifications for Android 11 Beta users

Google Messages adopts bubble notifications for Android 11 Beta users

4 Google Messages appears to be rolling out support for bubble chatheads as provided for in Android 11 Beta 1. The company promised this adaptation a few weeks ago. Going into the app’s settings, users may find a new Bubbles item. Selecting it will take them to a system settings panel with the new interface...

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The Pixel 3a may be discontinued, goes unavailable on Google Store

The Pixel 3a may be discontinued, goes unavailable on Google Store

The official US Google Store listing for the Pixel 3a shows the phones as “Unavailable” for purchase as of this afternoon. As late as yesterday, the phone was listed only as “Out of stock.” The change in language generally denotes when a product has reached the end of its retail life, and the 3a is...

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Google confirms acquisition of smart glasses maker North

Google confirms acquisition of smart glasses maker North

This story was originally published 2020/06/29 9:39am PDTon Jun 29, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/30 3:24pm PDTon Jun 30, 2020.  Google is acquiring smart glasses manufacturer North Inc., reportedly to the tune of $180 million,  shoring up its own hardware, wearable, and “ambient computing” efforts with the acquisition. Google saw limited success with its own “Google...

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Google is adding dinosaurs to its 3D search models

Google is adding dinosaurs to its 3D search models

You can use Google Search to find 3D models of animals, planets, astronauts, and even cell models and view them as though they were inside your own home. Now Google has announced a new entry to the ever-growing party — dinosaurs. Ten models are brought to you via a collaboration between the search engine and...

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Big Google Photos update rolling out with fresh three-tab design, mapping feature, and new icon (APK Download)

Big Google Photos update rolling out with fresh three-tab design, mapping feature, and new icon (APK Download)

This story was originally published 2020/06/25 8:48am PDTon Jun 25, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/30 3:10am PDTon Jun 30, 2020.  Google Photos is easily one of Google’s most magical and indispensable services, and now it’s getting a tasteful redesign. The app is getting a simpler three-tab interface, and the map view previously spotted in testing...

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Google Nest Hub and Nest Mini now available in South Korea

Google Nest Hub and Nest Mini now available in South Korea

One of the more annoying things about Google products outside the US is their limited availability. While we have it good here in Google’s home country, other places don’t always get every product. Fortunately for folks in South Korea, The Nest Hub and Nest Mini are both now available in that market. Google hasn’t formally...