+ Tuesday January 21st, 2020

Apps, Games & Google Services

Google outlines new improvements coming to Assistant including accessing it from the Lockscreen

Google had a big day on Wednesday, announcing their Pixel 3 phones, Home Hub and Pixel Slate. The new hardware took up the majority of the announcement and with all three devices heavily reliant on Assistant it’s no surprise there’s big updates on that front and this morning Google has …

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TicTocTrack offers peace of mind for parents with options to track their children via a watch or their smartphone

Keeping an eye on the location of your child is a necessity in this day and age, and Brisbane based company iStaySafe has announced their new platform which lets you do just that with a new smartwatch and smartphone app. The watch and smartphone app allow parents to receive SOS …

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Google announces automatic closed caption support coming to Google Slides

Google’s moves to embrace accessibility features across their suite of products has been forward thinking for a long time, and today they’ve announced that they’re adding a new automated closed captions feature to Google Slides. According to Google, the feature was created after engineers Laura D’Aquila and Abigail Klein noted …

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Google introduces Podcast Creator Program in partnership with PRX to promote more diverse content creation

Google’s move into podcasts has been a slow burn, from introducing them into Google Play Music, through to incorporating them into the Assistant and finally introducing their own podcast app. Today, Google is announcing a new Podcast Creator Program in partnership with podcast network PRX to promote more diverse content …

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