+ Thursday March 21st, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Google is currently looking at changes to Chrome which could render ad-blockers such as Ublock Origins ineffective

With a market share over 65%, Google Chrome is the browser of choice for a large majority of internet users. Part of the attraction of Chrome is the wide array of useful extensions including ad-blocking options like Ad-Block Pro and Ublock Origins, however a proposed change to Chrome from Google …

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Google announces timeline to transition users to Hangouts Chat

After the rumours of the death of Google’s messaging platform Hangouts began circulating late last year, Google was forced to address the speculation, finally advising it would transition users to Hangouts Chat, their enterprise focused version of the service this year. Today they’ve announced more details on the transition including …

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Android Enterprise program picks up new Enterprise Mobility Management partners

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 allow Google’s corporate customers to engage them to manage their deployment …

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WhatsApp adding fingerprint security to prevent others accessing your messages

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 an attempt to stay ahead of the pack and it appears the …

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