Because it is just so cool and easy to use. Among the first apps I download.
Anne-Laure Le Cunff
Definitely the best keyboard for Android.
Google' Gboard. You will rarely go wrong with Google.
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For the uninitiated, Gboard puts Search right in the keyboard. And, it also adds GIFs, emoji-centric tools (including type and scrawl to search), and glide and voice typing to the mix -- which may make you kick your other keyboards to the curb. With the latest update, Gboard now boasts 120 languages in total.
Simply fire up the Make-a-GIF button and record a Loop, which is a three-second Boomerang-like format. Or a Fast-Forward that lets you record up to a minute of footage and spits out a sped-up GIF. While we can confirm the button's new placement on iOS, as you can see below, we don't see it on Android yet.
Gboard, Google's iOS and Android keyboard app, has quietly updated its design by moving its GIF-making button up next to the word suggestion bar. The GIF-making feature has been around since last September, but it was hidden behind the emoji button on the bottom.
There are already hundreds of emoji available to cover every emotion from yawning to being a straight-up drunk weirdo. Now, Google is offering a few more options, with a selection of stickers that combine two existing emoji to create one with a much more specific vibe. Google is calling the feature its "Emoji Kitchen."
Google has announced that the web version of Google Finance is getting a redesign. The new stock tracking interface will primarily live in Google Search, where a new "Finance" tab should be popping up soon as a search type. The existing google.com/finance site will soon start redirecting to this interface, too.
Now under a new search navigation tab called "Finance," you'll have easier access to finance information based on your interests, keeping you in the know about the latest market news and helping you get in-depth insights about companies.
Alphabet Inc. has informed users of its Google Finance product last week that the core of the offering, the portfolio feature, will soon disappear as the stocks-focused product undergoes a transformation that bundles it into Google's dominant search offering.
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Google announced it is launching a new Google Finance experience today that brings many of the finance features directly into Google Search on desktop and mobile. With this launch, Google has dropped the portfolio, the ability to download your portfolio, and historical tables - which we saw coming a couple of months ago.
Google is no stranger to displaying finance-related information. The internet giant launched a dedicated Google Finance portal way back in 2006, displaying data around stocks, mutual funds, financial news, among other relevant tidbits. And Google Search itself has long displayed some financial data, including graphs that show companies' share prices since th…See more