Google Maps is getting a pretty awesome new feature on Android, iOS, and the web. How would you like to share your location with friends, family, or colleagues you are meeting up with? What if you could share the progress of a trip on any platform? It’s coming. Real-time location sharing via Google Maps is on the way.
Google would only announce today that location sharing is rolling out “soon,” but they did share a fun little video that shows how it will work. You can watch it above to get the basics. (more…)
At CES this year, Huawei held a press conference, announcing that Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, would come to the Mate 9 via an OTA update. Today, that update is rolling out to all Mate 9 owners in the US. (more…)
If the two or three write-ups we have already done about the new Android O Developer Preview weren’t enough, we now have a recap in video form. I know, I know, even though there doesn’t appear to be a lengthy list of new goodies in Android O, we still managed to show you quite a bit of stuff in the clip below. (more…)
Android O is official today and available for those with supported devices to start poking around in. We’ve already shared the official changelog, gave you the new Android O wallpaper to download, and have a nice video overview on the way to show off most of the new stuff, but we also wanted to put together a post that touches on some of the smaller changes. These are the changes that Google won’t highlight, yet you might find them really useful.
These are the other changes to Android O. (more…)
An update for Google News & Weather is set to roll out this week, centered entirely on bringing more headlines to your eyeballs. (more…)
Wallpapers. Given they’re our thing, we’re always pumped to see new ones, especially from Google. For those concerned, Android O hasn’t disappointed. (more…)
Out of nowhere, Google released the first Developer Preview for Android O. Naturally, given this is just the first preview, it is pretty barebones, but still very exciting. If you are interested in what’s new with Android O, this post is for you. (more…)
Google just released the first Android O Developer Preview! For real, though, it’s here!
Android O will introduce new features by way of background limits on apps (think battery life boost), notification channels (more control over notifications), picture-in-picture, adaptive icons, autofill in apps, and more. Full details on what’s new can be found here.
UPDATE: Want to see all of the little changes in Android O? We’re compiling those at this post. (more…)