+ Thursday April 25th, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Pixel Sounds 2.0 has begun rolling out bring with it Visualisations and downloadable Ringtones by Google

After the leak last week from a Play Store listing showing that Google was planning a revamp of the ringtone, notification, and alarm sound experience on their ‘Made by Google’ devices which included visualisations and downloadable ringtones coming as part of an unspecified update, it would seem that this update …

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Barbeques Galore at Home app brings AR tech to help choose the right BBQ, heater or furniture for your entertaining space

Barbeques Galore has launched an app that helps customers choose the right BBQ, heater or furniture requirements for their entertaining space. The app includes Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities to visualise how their new BBQ, heater or furniture products will look in their entertaining space, all from the comfort of their …

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Transformers fans can become Bumblebee with this new Augmented Reality helmet from Hasbro

With the latest Transformers movie, Bumblebee arriving in cinemas this week, the obvious toy merchandise has arrived in-store. The neatest one to catch our eye is the ‘Transformers: Bumblebee — Bee Vision Bumblebee AR Experience’. The kit appears to be a similar experience to the Iron Man AR experience which …

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AR Core update brings support for more devices and more improvements

Support for Google’s Augmented Reality (AR) platform ARCore has been growing slowly over time, with Google gradually adding support for more devices and improving the technology. In their latest release, Google says they’re now supporting over 250 million devices, as well as offering improvements in key areas. In their latest …

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Google will officially kill Allo in ‘Spring’ next year – Google now only has four messaging options we need to worry about

It’s dead Jim. After a rumour filled week, Google has finally decided to get ahead of the rumour mill, announcing their plans to kill off Allo, as well as re-iterate their plans for Hangouts Classic. After the rumours of Allo being killed off surfaced yesterday, Google has confirmed the death …

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Google Assistant news briefings are getting smarter thanks to AI – rolling out in the US first

Google is all-in on Artificial Intelligence (AI) with attempts being made to offer better information to you across all their platforms. The latest is the Google Assistant news briefings which will now offer tailored briefings – at least for those in the US. Google has been working with a number …

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