Google Maps has added a new nifty feature which might make your drive just a little bit interesting. Since Waze was acquired by Google, it isn’t surprising that some of its features will find their way into Google Maps.
Ever since Android Marshmallow, version updates for the world’s most popular mobile operating system have been less about major redesigns and more about tweaking what works to make everything better. And, for the most part, it works because Android Oreo is definitely a slick experience.
However, with Android P, Google‘s shaking things up. This version of Android represents the biggest overhaul the company has made to the way you experience Android for a long time. It’s almost like an entirely new OS and here are the three biggest changes you need to know about.
Google‘s all about making machines sound human, whether it’s on your phone, with Search or through the Assistant, the idea is that you talk to Google the way you talk to another human being. Now, it looks like they’re taking that human-like interaction a step further with what looks like a new addition to Google Maps.
If you’ve ever wanted to try out a game from the Google Play Store without needing to download the entire game onto your 16GB smartphone, the future is looking good for you. Google‘s giving you the ability to play games without actually installing them on your smartphone with Google Play Instant.
2018 has only just started but we’re already hearing rumours about the next version of Android, Android P. After relatively light modifications to the overall look of the OS from Android Marshmallow to Oreo, it appears Google is ready for a redesign.
How flashy will it be? We don’t know, but apparently it’s going to be notch-friendly.
As more people come online, dangers of being online, and the dangers of being attacked by someone you don’t even know from a country you’ve never even heard of become more apparent. It then becomes paramount for tech giants like Google — on which a lot of us have most of our lives stored — to push for a safer internet environment.
However, the security that they implement can only do so much if you don’t take this seriously too. So, here are 5 tips Google’s shared to help you stay just that little bit safer when you’re browsing online.
While Android has come a long way since the dark days and has matured into a really awesome mobile operating system, there’s one area where it simply can’t hold a candle to its rival, Apple’s iOS: Rate of adoption. About half a year after its launch, Android Oreo is still only on just over 1% of all Android devices.
Don’t you just love it when you wake up to a massive security exploit that affects pretty much every device you own that has a processor? If you do, you’re going to love it when you find out that there are actually TWO massive security exploits that affect pretty much every device you own that has a processor.
They’re called Meltdown and Spectre, and here’s what you should know about these vulnerabilities as well as what you can do to keep yourself safe.
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In their pursuit of connecting the “next billion”, Google’s focusing more heavily on entry-level devices. And when I say entry-level I’m talking about super-entry level devices. That’s where Android Oreo (Go edition) comes in. It’s a version of Google’s operating system that’s designed to run on cheap Android smartphones.
For many, YouTube has become the source of video entertainment because of how convenient it is to use on-the-go and the wealth of content that gets uploaded to it. However, watching those videos require a lot of data. If you’re someone who’s broke af and can only afford the most basic mobile data plans, your YouTube watching ability becomes severely limited.
This is where YouTube Go comes in with the goal of alleviating some of these data consumption concerns.