10.7 C
Sydney
Sunday, August 9, 2020

Android Studio 3.3 brings some much needed polishing to the IDE

0
The latest update to Google's purpose built IDE for the Android platform has been released this week. Android Studio 3.3 is highly evolutionary, introducing a number of new features and options. This time around there are an impressive number of...

Google has fixed the weather component of the ‘At a Glance’ widget in latest...

0
It's Baaaack. After accidentally (we assume) killing off the weather information in their At A Glance widget, Google has fixed the issue overnight, with weather starting to flow through. While the widget is aimed at Pixel users, many developers...

Android Enterprise program picks up new Enterprise Mobility Management partners

0
Google's corporate Android Enterprise Recommended program launched in February last year has picked up some new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) partners overnight, with the likes of Blackberry, Microsoft and more joining the program. The addition of EMM partners will...

Geelong Bank adds Google Pay support in Australia

0
The growth of Google Pay in Australia is continuing in 2019 with Geelong Bank adding Google Pay support for their customers. The support for Google Pay at Geelong bank extends only for rediCARD account customers who can now add...

Google will start removing unapproved apps that use call log/SMS permissions

3
Late last year Google announced via the Android Developers Blog that with a relentless focus on security and privacy they would be limiting which apps can ask for permission to a user's phone (call logs) and SMS data. ...

Some Google Pay users are reporting an outage

12
Today a couple of Google Pay users have reported a strange error message, as shown above. In particular, we have seen the error affecting ANZ and Westpac customers. It's unclear if the issue is affecting some or all customers, or...

Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party now has an Android game

6
You know there's an upcoming election when politicians begin developing mobile games, alongside the usual mediums including SMS SPAM, and now the Clive Palmer United Australia Party has releasd a game. Called Clive Palmer: The Humble Meme Merchant, the game...

WhatsApp adding fingerprint security to prevent others accessing your messages

0
WhatsApp are (despite some failings, like multiple device login capabilities) are one of the biggest messaging platforms on the planet alongside Facebook Messenger, WeChat, Telegram and Viber. They're continuing to offer new functionality to their user base in...

Google broke the ‘At a Glance’ weather widget in the latest Beta

2
The 'At a Glance' widget on Pixel phones has been a great addition for many users, but if it doesn't work it's useless and this is what's happened for users on the latest Google app Beta over the weekend....

Now live in Australia: Google Pay begins letting users assign names to payment cards

9
If your Google Pay wallet is like mine, chances are there's a couple of different cards in there. Chances are, you can't necessarily remember which one is which by the last 4 digits. I know I can't - I'm...

Google set to make YouTube Music the default music player for Android phones

15
Google's music ecosystem is confusing to say the least. We all thought they had settled on Google Play Music until YouTube Music came along. No one was sure what to make of it but we all assumed...

Say goodbye to disruptive ads in Google’s Chrome browser from July

3
Google has announced overnight that you'll no longer see 'disruptive' ads in the Chrome browser from July this year. This new feature will begin rolling out from July 9th 2019, and will prevent advertisements that violate the Coalition for Better...

Google announces ‘pick up where you left off’ activity card for mobile search, USA...

0
Google's newest search feature is 'Pick up where you left off', and while it's a long name it essentially tells you everything you need to know. The new search activity card for mobile web and the Google App will...

Google makes it a priority to fix Google Drive spam issues

0
We love Google Drive at Ausdroid and use it for most everything; from sharing story drafts with each other, to storing scans of important documents, through to collaborating on longer form content, Google Drive is a journalist's dream. Google Drive...

Google Photos testing new share menu with compact design, makes sharing easier

2
Although one of the features that once set Android apart from iOS, the share menu became a bit of a bloated mess before Google cleaned it up a little while back. OEMs have their share of responsibility for making...

Social Networks

530FollowersFollow
8,819FollowersFollow
708SubscribersSubscribe