Modi attacks Congress for 'refusing help' in Kedarnath reconstruction
Google invests $1 billion in Lyft
What does 4.0.0 feature and how to install it?
Google Photos Can Now Recognize Pets, Much Better For Sorting
One Person Still Missing Following Oil Rig Explosion in Louisiana
Google Maps adds questions and answers feature
18 August 2017, 01:07 | Yvette Williams
Google is testing a new Search Lite app for slow networks in Indonesia
This pilot app works when connections are sluggish and uses less data.
The new Question and Answer feature is being rolled out for Google Maps on Android and mobile Search app. The overall interface aims to make the Google experience a lot simpler for people, placing the search bar at the bottom and featuring a bunch of icons to quickly access topics like the news, weather, cricket scores, or translate.
For now, Google has not revealed its plan for the new app, but it seems to be in the nascent stages of development and limited to limited markets and languages.
In addition, users can also affirm questions they like or find useful by up-voting them. "The functionality of 'Search Lite" app will be the same as Google's current cross-platform, 'Search.' The app is now only available on Play Store in Indonesia, reported Android Police.
Google reportedly testing 'Search Lite' app for slow internet regions
The app is now in the early stages of development.
Search Lite is meant to provide an experience that does not drift away from that of the regular Search app. Much like the selection of "Lite" apps that have been released recently, Search Lite makes searching on Google faster and uses less data.
This is not the first time the company is working on a lighter version of one of its apps, it has introduced a YouTube Lite app previous year in India and other emerging markets. The screenshots show Hindi as one of the languages, strongly indicating its arrival in India.
The drive by the Google towards creating the lighter versions of its various apps is seen as part of the vision of its CEO Sundar Pichai to reach the 'next billion users'.
North Korean attack could escalate to war New U.N. sanctions condemning North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from the North. The plans are based on the Hwasong-12, a new missile the country successfully flight-tested for the first time in May.
Man Finds Hours-Old Baby Abandoned, Covered In Ants
Neighbors questioned why the mother had left the baby outside the apartments when there is a hospital less than a block away. A newborn girl was left abandoned in bushes outside a Texas apartment complex less than an hour after she was born.
Google Allo Now Available For Desktop Users
I am on version 15 of the Allo app and I was thinking that I'd need to be on 16 in order to get it but that wasn't the case. Amit Fulay , Allo's head of product, later said in July that the web version would launch in a " few more weeks ".
Jacksonville named candidate city for 2026 World Cup
Seven cities in Canada are under consideration, including Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto and Vancouver. In total, 49 stadiums in the United States, Mexico and Canada will be considered for inclusion in the official bid.
United States takes hard line in NAFTA talks
Rubio said her USA counterparts were focused on transparency in new regulations, while she pushed the need to standardize rules. Back when Donald Trump was a candidate, he promised to get rid of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Google Pixel 2 features squeezable edges
It is worth adding here that this is one storage tier that is missing from the Pixel and the Pixel XL. The listing on FCC also mentions the processor to expect under the hood of the Google Pixel 2.
Amazon woos college students with Instant Pickup
However what if you needed something like right this instant? Quietly this is a direct threat to vending machine operators. The next step after automating the warehouses could be bringing robots into Whole Foods stores to manage stock levels.