+ Wednesday March 27th, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Google is allowing some users to create public events in Maps — Australian users included

Google Maps has grown to become way more than just maps. It’s also the place you can share your location with family and friends, contribute photos and reviews to local businesses and attractions and many other Local-Guide-related things. Today, Android Police reports that Google is now adding the ability for …

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Google maybe looking to feature phones as possibly the next Android offshoot

Google may be looking to feature phones, non-touchscreen devices, for the next Android offshoot going forward according to 9to5Google. 9to5Google have seen an upcoming update code for Google Chrome that enables a new vision and feature for future touchless Android devices, entering the market as a competitor to KaiOS which …

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New Office 365 Trick: Convert Photo of a table into Excel Table automatically on your Android

Anyone who has had to manually create an Excel table from a printed data table knows how the boring and time-consuming this is. Thanks to an update for Office 365 those days are over – say goodbye to manual data entry. With Insert Data from Picture, you can take a …

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Google updates the design guidelines for app icons, developers told to update or be squircled

In a bid to improve the consistency of app icons across Android, Chrome OS and the web Google has released new design specifications for app icons. Google’s going full squircle for app icons this time around, and if developers don’t jump on board the drop shadow train they’ll find their …

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Twitter has updated the camera function in its Android app to make it easier to capture content quickly

Twitter has updated its Android app to include an easier-to-access camera to make capturing that important moment on the go all the easier. You can see the new functionality in the tweet announcing the feature below: See it? Tweet it! Our updated camera is just a swipe away, so you …

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Google is using the power of AI to help visually impaired people discover their surroundings

Google has taken to its blog to announce their new app that will help the nearly 253 million people in the world who are blind or visually impaired using Artificial Intelligence. The app, called Lookout, uses technology as Google Lens allowing users to search and take action on the objects …

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