Tag: Google

Google will show you if people in your region are actually staying home

Authorities around the world have mooted the use of location data in order to monitor COVID-19 patients and social distancing. Now, Google has offered another solution of sorts in COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports. These reports show the change in visits (represented as a percentage) to different types of location categories, such as transit stations, grocery […]

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Google helps make your own photos look like famous artists’ paintings

Google’s Arts & Culture app just got a new feature that allows you to make your own versions of well-known paintings throughout history. It’s called Art Transfer, and unlike the traditional picture filters we are used to, the app uses artificial intelligence wizardry to turn your photos into modern-day masterpieces. According to Google, Art Transfer […]

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How Countries are Using Apps to Combat and Track COVID-19 Cases

The COVID-19 outbreak has taken countries around the world by storm. All major countries have imposed a temporary lockdown to further prevent the spread of the virus. To help people during this shutdown and to ensure that the COVID-19 virus does not spread further, major countries have launched apps to gather data from affected areas and to […]

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A ‘mid-range’ Pixel 5 actually makes total sense

Opinion post by Simon Hill There’s an expectation that any new Android flagship will have the latest and greatest processor inside. Usually, that’s Qualcomm’s top chipset, which is the Snapdragon 865 in 2020. True to form, Samsung has put the Snapdragon 865 in its Galaxy S20 range in the U.S., and some Chinese manufacturers have […]

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