Google Search will prioritize in-depth content when ranking product reviews

Google Search is one of the main ways people find reviews for a product or service, but it can sometimes be difficult to figure out which reviews are actually helpful. That’s why Google has announced an update to its search algorithm, which promises to filter out less-helpful reviews. Google is rolling out its “product reviews … Read more

Google Duo uses a new codec for better call quality over poor connections

Update 1 (04/09/2021 @ 03:45 PM ET): Google has released the source code for Lyra, the new low-bitrate speech codec used by Google Duo. Click here for more information. The article, as published on March 1, 2021, is preserved below. While U.S. carriers are busy marketing their new 5G networks, the reality is that the … Read more

OnePlus ditches its own File Dash file transfer feature for Google’s Nearby Share

New phone releases typically come with a few surprise features the manufacturer didn’t talk about. In the case of the OnePlus 9 series, some users have noticed that a feature is actually missing. A couple of days ago, users on Reddit noticed that the File Dash feature was missing from the OnePlus File Manager app … Read more