+ Wednesday June 19th, 2019

Mobiles

ICYMI – Ausdroid’s fastest NBN plans according to the ACCC for May 2019

Last week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its fifth report on real-world NBN speeds. The results are actually pretty good, and seem to be improving every time. Download speeds generally increased when compared to the previous quarter, including during peak usage hours of 7pm – 11pm. This is …

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Sonos is finally ready to say hello to the Google Assistant

After a few false starts and missed deadlines, Sonos finally appears to be ready to roll out Google Assistant on their smart speakers. Shipping initially with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, Sonos One and Sonos Beam will be able to enable Google Assistant starting this week. In a letter to shareholders …

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Android devices likely won’t have consistent gesture navigation systems under Android Q, either

Android navigation is a little bit Wild West. Device manufacturers don’t have to adhere to a particular system, and they can change Google’s defaults if they want to. We still see manufacturers adding buttons to the navigation bar, and some were experimenting with gestures long before Google embraced them. Unsurprisingly, …

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Live relay from Google continues to bring accessibility to those with disabilities

Recognition of disabilities is becoming far more mainstream than it was even 5 years ago. Unfortunately because there isn’t daily exposure, many individuals and businesses overlook the needs of the few. Because of this, it’s pleasing to see a company like Google continuing to bring accessibility to those who live …

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