Thursday , March 22 2018

Alex Dennis   Journalist

By day, Alex works within the Industrial Relations field/occupation but by night and in his spare down time he searches the net for anything and everything relating to Android and Chrome related products and news.

Other various interests Alex has include, Accessible transport for people with disabilities along with LGBTIQ and Health related fields and interests for again for people with disabilities.

Google maps can now create transit routes that take into account wheelchair accessibility

In some welcome news, Google have announced that their maps service now includes transit route options that take into account wheelchair accessibility. The service is purely aimed at major metropolitan areas (such as Sydney) and their transit routes such as buses, trains, light rail (trams) and ferries. When the wheelchair …

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Residential property developer, Peet, has launched Vision360 to help homebuyers visualise what their new suburb will eventually look like

Residential property developer, Peet, in collaboration with Ogilvy Melbourne, have launched a VR360 degree app called, Vision360, which has been designed to help potential homebuyers visualise what the development will look like once completed. The app, which launched officially today, allows potential homebuyers and users in general, the ability to …

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BlackBerry takes Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram to court over messaging patents

BlackBerry Limited, the now very-reduced Canadian business enterprise software company is taking Facebook and its subsidiaries, WhatsApp and Instagram, to court in a case where BlackBerry alleges Facebook (and its subsidiaries) infringe on its messaging app patents. The 117 page complaint is centred around BlackBerry’s proprietary and patent-protected messaging product …

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Hey Alexa, what’s my journey look like? Transport for NSW adds support for Amazon’s Alexa

Transport for NSW has announced that it has added support for Amazon’s cloud-based voice service – Alexa – to provide real time train, ferry and light rail arrival information. Transport for NSW’s skill for Alexa gives customers easy, hands-free access to network information along with any service updates for Sydney …

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Google issuing patches to fix new Meltdown and Spectre exploits in Intel, ARM and AMD processors

Security researchers have discovered and disclosed two new exploits that can be executed against modern processors dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. The range of potentially affected processors is vast: “Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on …

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