+ Thursday March 21st, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Have you tried Brave browser? It’s like Chrome, but ad-free and supports independent publishers

Chances are you use Chrome for your browser, or perhaps Safari if you’re an Apple user. Realistically these days, these are the first choices among browsers, and though there are competitors – Edge, Firefox, and so on – analytics tell us that not many people actually use them compared to …

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Transperth releases an updated app for Perth public transport users

Transperth has released an updated app for Perth public transport users after a successful testing phase. The app, which is available for free through Google Play and the App Store (iOS/Apple), enables the real-time tracking of buses, trains and ferry services accross the Transperth network. The addition of GPS tracking …

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Crikey! Google honours Steve Irwin with a Google Doodle drawing

Google is honouring Aussie icon and all-around legend Steve Irwin with a dedicated Google Doodle this Friday 22 February 2019, which will see the Doodle drawing run for 24 hours from midnight on Google homepages around the world – including Australia, the US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South …

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Google experimenting with Android’s navigation gestures for Android Q

One of the more controversial changes in Android Pie was the replacement of the three navigation buttons with the two button system that included navigation gestures. Now it looks like Google may change them again in Android Q. The folks at XDA Developers have gotten hands on a very early …

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Gmail is now blocking 100 million more spam messages with TensorFlow

Who doesn’t hate email spam clogging up their inbox daily? Google is now working to fix this, with the Gmail team and Google recruiting its in-house machine learning framework, TensorFlow, to help train additional spam filters for Gmail users. Google has said, via the Gmail Blog overnight, that Gmail is …

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