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Google Pay Got Your Transit Ticket, Starting In Las Vegas

Google Pay Got Your Transit Ticket, Starting In Las Vegas

Google has combined the Android Pay and Google Wallet into a service known as Google Pay.

With this Google App you can make payments online, in stores and even to buy tickets for traveling on the Las Vegas Monorail.

It is a fast and easy way to make payments as well as keeping all your information safe and secure. Google Pay does not share your card number and hence all your information is secure. You do not need to enter your payment information.

With Google Pay, check out is faster with just your device and no need for cash payment.

You can pay your friends or even make instant transfers with the help of Google App.

In order to purchase and use tickets for traveling by the Las Vegas Monorail, Google Pay has been unveiled by Google.

Riders on the monorail can buy their tickets online through the Monorail site on their Android phones. The tickets will be saved to Google Pay and with just waving your phone at the fare gate, you can board. A blue check mark appears on the screen to accept your ticket.

These online tickets are powered by NXP’s Mifare technology (Dutch Technology). The  app will also show you all recent transactions and the location of the nearest monorail station.

In the near future, Google promises the use of Google Pay for transit to more cities. Google Pay will offer support for purchase of tickets and transit passes.

Using Google Pay for tickets

One can get their tickets on the  app on their phone and can use it for traveling on the Las Vegas Monorail without the need for your debit or credit card.

You need to buy a ticket or a pass from the Monorail website and save it on your phone. Hold your phone at the NFC (Near Field Communication) terminal at the fare gate, without actually opening the Google  app. Your pass will automatically appear when there is a connection.

The ticket which is saved on the Google Pay app will show you the locations where it will be accepted, the nearest monorail station and also the breakdown of your recent travel history.

As of now, Las Vegas Monorail is the first to adopt this app feature for travel and transit. Many more cities are expected to follow.

The best place to start the Google Pay app was the Las Vegas Monorail as it is considered to have the most advanced urban transportation systems in the world. The monorail has only 7 stations and the entire ride can be completed in just 15 minutes. The added advantage is that the Las Vegas Monorail is privately owned and operated.

Google Pay has got a fast and simple way to make payments in various places. The added advantage is that the Google Pay app protects all your payment information with multiple layers of security. You get more from your loyalty and rewards cards with Google Pay. With it you have easy check outs with Google products like Google Play, Chrome, You Tube Red by using the cards saved to your Google account.

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Introducing Google Play Instant, a Faster Way to Try Apps and Games

Introducing Google Play Instant, a Faster Way to Try Apps and Games

Gaming to get a lot more easier with Google Play Instant

Google is about to make gaming much more enjoyable and fun with its new Google Play Instant. You can now even test out games before you download them onto your mobile device. This is not all, Google has also done a revamp on its Google Play game app. You can now get more details pertaining to the app, be it a news story or a YouTube video.

Games tend to be the highest downloaded content on anyone’s smartphone. Google has even noted on its blog post that the number of people to download a game from their gaming app has doubled since the last year. Gaming is a booming industry yet for the developers it is still  a struggle to create awareness of their game and that is why Google has introduced a way in which users can first preview a game and then if they like what they see download it.

What is Google play Instant?

Google Play Instant takes off form Google’s instant apps where Google transformed a company’s app into a website. So you don’t want to be routed to download a particular app to buy a particular product, then no worries because all you need to do is check out the web url of the app and you’re sorted. There is no need to download the app, this was the whole premise behind Google’s Instant apps.

This was all two years news, but at the Game Developers conference in San Francisco, Google announced a Google Play Instant for games.

What’s there in this new version of the Google Play gaming app?

Google has gone and done a revamp of its gaming platform with new headings and news articles pertaining to its Google Play games. The Google play Game app now comes with a heading called “Arcade” where you can check out game video trailers and you can also browse games according to a genre like “adventure” or “action” or “new”.

Google has also mentioned in its blog post that it would allow users to see content of their games from YouTube or any other source depending on the link to the game. This is in a bid to up the gaming skills of their users.

In Google Play Instant you can first check out a particular game before going ahead with buying and downloading it. All you have to do is just select the game you want tap on it and play it without the need to download it. When you like what you play, you can go ahead and download it. The first games to get on board Google Play instant at this free preview stage include games such as Clash Royale, Final Fantasy XV and Words with Friends 2.

The team behind Google Play Instant, have also decided to increase the file size of their games from 2MB to 10 MB which is not at all surprising given the graphics and other features of the game packed onto a single game app.

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Google Lens is Coming to all Android Phones Running Google Photos

Google Lens is Coming to all Android Phones Running Google Photos

Android devices having Google Photos will soon get Google Lens

Google has finally decided to bring the Google Lens to the Android devices but it comes with a catch. Only those devices which already have Google Photos installed will be able to get the Google Lens. This app will allow users to scan a number of things right from their smartphone in order to receive information like a flower type or the dog’s breed and much more. The best thing about it is that users can simply scan the business card by simply scanning it identify their surrounding by just scanning the landmark present in the area.

A number of phones are already able to access the Google Lens features through the Google Assistant. This includes some of the premium flagship of last year from major manufacturers like Sony, Nokia, LG, Samsung, Motorola and Huawei.

Google will be rolling out the Google Lens update in varied batches depending upon the location so some users might have to wait longer than the others.

Google lens comes loaded with great features

At first Google Lens can play a great role in identifying addresses. By simply pointing the Google Lens to any kind of document, poster or a flier which has an address on it and it will simply bring the location right in front of you.

Apart from the addresses Google Lens can also easily identify as well as save the phone numbers and email ids. On giving a simple tap on the number users can make the call or even create a new contact of the same number and similar feature is applicable for the email id.

If any user points the Google Lens to any famous person image or even name written anywhere then it  will work smartly to bring relevant information about it right on the screen instantly.

It is smart enough to recognize the popular brands and offer other relevant information regarding by simply looking the product or logo. Users can even use to scan the barcodes and QR codes instantly without the need of downloading any additional app.

Google Lens also comes with a feature which can be found on the Pinterest and it happens to be ability to show visually similar images with better acceptance rate.

If you want to know about any movie or book then point the Google Lens and it will provide some valuable information like review rating, show timing or book release date and so on.

Making sense of the visual world

Google has announced its plan of expanding the launch of the GoogleLens in the upcoming at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

However Google has not revealed the timing for the launch at that time and it quick expansion is a surprise for everyone. Sadly there is no news regarding the launch of the it on the iOS devices.

Google has asserted that Google Lens will allow users to make better sense of the visual world in future and it will help users further in easily identifying and annotating the objects around them with perfection.

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Android Messages App Sheds Light on Google’s Plan to Take on iMessage

Android Messages App Sheds Light on Google’s Plan to Take on iMessage

Rumor has it than Google is planning to bring it’s Android messaging app up to date with the likes of Apple’s iMesssages. The current Android messages is stuck in the stone age and is in need of a much needed revamp. Android messages is said to have some unused coding that hints at new features on its platform.

Google has been planning for years to do something with Android messages. Last year it announced a plan to work with various carriers and device makers to bring out a new messaging standard that is known as Rich Communications Services. Rich Communications Services has already been adopted by many service providers and apps and allows users to share GIFs, stickers as well as their location. This is what many users have come to expect from any messaging app.

Google’s plans for Android Messages:

New code has been unearthed in Android messages which hints at a web based browsing service that can be connected to via a QR based code and a payment service via the app, like Apple’s pay app.

The code on Android messaging apps hints at linking your phone or PC through a QR based system. This feature on Android messages is rumored to have support on various browsing platforms such as Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and internet explorer.

There is also news of a prompt feature asking users to enable chat features such as sending high quality photos and messaging over the Wi Fi all of which will be supported by Google.

With this web based browsing, Google aims at bringing Android messages up to date and also removes the need for unnecessary carrier or manufacturer’s messaging apps that were never that good anyway.

In trying to come to par with Apple’s Pay Cash, Google seems to be introducing a version of Pay Cash in Android messages. With phrases such as ‘Pay with Google’, ‘Order Summary’, ‘Payments Summary’ it is hard to imagine anything else. The Android messaging based Pay Cash seems to be for paying cash to businesses for services rendered as well as receiving cash. There is not much news to go on at present.

One of the main reasons why iPhone users stick to Apple is cited as their messaging platform. Apple users can send messages to one another without the need of standard SMS or MMS services and as many of the user’s family and friends have an Apple device, there seems to be a lot of cost saving in it for them if they use Apple’s own messaging service.

With Google’s updated Android messages, it will now be able to come to same level as Apple’s iMessages. Many Apple users who are ready to take the leap from Apple to Google will be now more than ready to do so with this newer version of Android Messages. What’s more if this version of Android messages, does not lock users into a single platform, then this newer and updated version of android messages will be even more of a boon for users.

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Now Comment On Google Drive Files without Opening Them in Other Apps

Now Comment On Google Drive Files without Opening Them in Other Apps

Google Drive Files: We can now make a note on Google Drive files without notching them in other apps

Google is intensifying the approach people can remark on Google Drive files. We can now write comments from foretastes within Drive, as contrasting to enclosing to untie them in Google Drive Files, Sheets, or even Slides. This is really an excellent thing for the reason that it has smaller number of tabs as well as smaller amount apps, together of which are thing we can choose.

We can now draw attention to lines in a folder and make remarks such as you generally do on a Google Drive Files, as well as those remarks will tag on all the way through in individual application, also, such as in Microsoft Office apps. Thus, if you make a remark on Google Drive files, or else even dole out an assignment or point out a co-worker, those comments may also tag along the file anywhere it goes.  In the blog on the new-fangled facet, Google stresses that this attribute is the crop of its affiliation in the company of Microsoft. It furthermore gave the clarification that we can by now download Drive hook up to build it easier to slot in Drive files hooked on Outlook emails.

Google Drive Files formulates it trouble-free to stock up as well as carve up files in the cloud thus we can pool resources firmly among our panels as well as clients whilst on the set off. In addition to we comprehend that panel work by means of all sorts of files as well as gears to dig up things completed. Early these days, Google made very simple as it now promising to note unswervingly on additional file type together with Microsoft Office files, PDFs as well as images—exclusive of containing to adapt them hooked on Docs, Sheets or Slides.

While you are pool resources in the company of a peripheral bureau, parley an indenture in the midst of a user or bring together a sales concord among a dealer, chances are you are trading in the midst of several file systems. Through this update, you can now make a remark on the files in Google Drive the method you are used in Google Drive Files. Here the Drive foretaste pane, note, consign tasks, or else point out coworkers in addition to the people you employ can retort back, yet if they are not by G Suite. If your associate open up a file on his Windows PC by means of MS Word, he will notice your note in the file as well as can respond.

Even now, Microsoft wishes to ensnare Google Drive Files users to their own cloud: OneDrive. The recent past, the corporation proclaims a back-up that permits commercial users of challenging endeavor software matching sets from Dropbox , Box, and Google toggles to OneDrive by Microsoft casing the statement awaiting a business induces its obtainable deal.

However it does not look as if like Microsoft is agreeable to absolutely dissolve its bond with Google just to prevail over cloud clientele. At the present, together Google and Office clients can be fulfilled and work in concert.

Harmony’s nice.

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