Google Shopper Hits iPhone
Google today announced that it has made a version of Google Shopper available to Apple's iPhone. Shopper, which has been available to the Android platform since November, is a shopping tool that allows users to look up product information, read reviews, compare pricing, and save and share products for later shopping trips. Queries can be typed or spoken, and the app returns results both for web stores and local stores. It also includes inventory information so shoppers know how many items are in stock. The application is free to download from the iPhone App Store. It works on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4, and requires iOS 4.0 and up.
Google Releases Android TV App for iPhone
Google recently made a remote control app for Android TV available to the iPhone. The app allows iPhone owners to access and control their Android TV device.
Google Brings Android Wear to the iPhone
Google today released an Android Wear application for iOS devices that makes the iPhone compatible with Google-based smartwatches. The Android Wear app works with the iPhone 5, 5s, 5c, 6, and 6 Plus as long as the phones are running iOS 8.2 and up.
Google Drive Lets iPhone Owners Save Backups
Google recently made it easier for iPhone owners to save the contents of their devices in the cloud. Google Drive now includes several options within the iPhone app for backing up contacts, calendar events, and photos/videos.
Google Opinion Rewards Hits iOS
Google has made Google Opinion Rewards available to iOS users through a new app. As it does on Android handsets, Google Opinion Rewards will send surveys to iOS devices that people can complete for cash rewards.
Amazon Adds Alexa AI to iPhone Shopping App
Amazon today made Alexa, its artificial intelligence, available to a much wider selection of devices by adding Alexa to its iOS mobile shopping application. Now any iPhone with the Amazon app aboard has access to Alexa, allowing people to search for and buy goods simply by asking Alexa for it.