Tip of the week
Overindulged on ice cream last weekend? It’s easy to get back on the healthy eating train with a quick search. Just ask Google “how many calories in hummus?” or “compare coleslaw and potato salad” to get nutrition info on your favorite summer foods.
Google Voice may be getting sucked into Hangouts
A new option is added to the Hangouts app that lets users “migrate Google Voice to Hangouts.”
Google may be gearing up to give the ax to Google Voice. While still unconfirmed, it appears the company is making moves to merge Voice into Google Hangouts, according to a blog that’s unaffiliated with Google called Google Operating System .
Apparently, the tech giant has added an option to its Android Hangouts app that allows users to “migrate Google Voice to Hangouts.” Selecting this option lets users send and receive voice mail and texts from Hangouts rather than Voice.
Google Voice has become virtually useless in this new age of all types of messaging, social media, and Hangouts, so it makes sense the company would make the transition.
Nikhyl Singhal, a product manager in the Google+ team that manages Hangouts, hinted at the Voice to Hangouts integration over a year ago. In a Google+ post , he said the team was working to support both outbound and inbound calls in Hangouts.
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Between Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, the road to smarter cars is looking less rocky.
Just plug in your phone.
That simple step is how Apple and Google will shave years off the process of getting their software into automobiles. Instead of trying to bake iOS and Android into car makers’ infotainment systems, the two tech giants have come up with a workaround: You just plug in whatever phone you have, and send the software to the car by wire.
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A few years ago, Domo created a wildly-popular infographic that catalogued how much data is created by common web services every minute. Since the internet landscape changes so quickly, we thought it would be interesting to revisit the topic and see what’s changed, through the same ‘one minute’ lens. Enjoy!
Data Never Sleeps 2.0