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App Review, Applications

Google Password Manager starts offering on-device encryption on Android, iOS, and Chrome

June 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The technology industry (Apple, Google, Microsoft) ultimately wants to get rid of passwords with passkeys. Until then, the Google Password Manager is starting to offer on-device encryption so that “only you can see your passwords.” Today, the Google Password Manager […]


Gadgets, Products

Google’s Pixel Watch will reportedly have an Apple-like range of straps

June 16, 2022

Via: The Verge

Any modern smartwatch worth its salt comes with swappable straps. So it’s no surprise that Google is reportedly working on a number of strap options for its forthcoming Pixel Watch. According to 9to5Google, the company is making at least seven […]


App Review, Applications

Google Maps now shows toll charges for your trips

June 14, 2022

Via: BGR

Google announced a handy Google Maps feature a few months ago, estimates for toll charges along the chosen trip. That feature is finally rolling out widely on iPhone and Android. Toll charges are an integral part of the driving experience. […]


App Review, Applications

Quick fixes: Google Assistant doesn’t respond to specific commands

May 31, 2022

Via: The Verge

Over the weekend, my partner and I decided it was finally time to upgrade our Wi-Fi router. We had been contently operating on a relatively ancient OnHub router until we got the warning from Google that it was turning off […]


Gadgets, Products

Why Apple needs to copy Google’s new ‘USB-C cable alert’ feature

May 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Google is rolling out an update to Chrome OS this week that comes with a very nifty new feature. As reported by our colleagues over at 9to5Google, Chrome OS 102 includes a new “USB-C cable alert” feature, and it’s a […]


Laptops, Products

Chromebooks will now tell you when you’re using the wrong USB-C cable

May 27, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google’s latest Chromebook update adds a feature that tells you if your USB-C cable has limited functionality, the company announced Friday. USB-C cables can have widely varying capabilities, offering things like different charging and data transfer speeds on a cable-by-cable […]


News and Press

Apple tax increases delayed until 2024, as OECD says global tax deal behind schedule

May 25, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple tax increases in Ireland and elsewhere were expected to take effect in 2023, but will now likely be delayed until 2024 as a result of slow progress on agreeing a global digital tax deal. The delay is good news […]


App Review, Applications

Google Maps Street View gets historical browsing on Android & iOS, Studio tool, compact camera

May 24, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

To mark the 15th anniversary of Street View, Google Maps is rolling out a slew of features including the ability to view historical data on Android and iOS, as well as a new camera system. Google Maps on the web […]


Android, Operating System

Android 13 beta will test out-of-the-box support for most braille displays

May 19, 2022

Via: The Verge

In the coming weeks, Google will begin beta testing a feature for Android 13 that makes it easier for users of braille displays to get up and running. Google announced in a blog post on Thursday that the next Android […]


iOS, Operating System

How to use ‘Switch to Android’ for iPhone and transfer your data from iOS [Video]

May 17, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Since Android 12, you’ve been able to quickly sync all of your important data from an old iPhone to a new Google Pixel or Android device via cable. “Switch to Android” is a great option for those lacking a cable, […]