+ Monday January 21st, 2019 Ausdroid » Mobiles


Vodafone adds the Smart E9 4G with Android Go (Oreo Edition) to its prepaid line up for $99

Vodafone has quietly added a new device to its prepaid line, with the Vodafone Smart E9 4G available from Vodafone for $99. The Vodafone Smart E9 4G, is very much a budget prepaid handset offering budget specs for a budget price and is Vodafone’s second Android Go edition device. While …

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Niantic finally shows off more of their Harry Potter location based Augmented Reality game – says it will launch in 2019

It’s been just over a year since Niantic Labs, the makers of the massively successful Pokemon Go Augmented Reality game, announced they would be launching a location based Harry Potter game. Today, Niantic has released a trailer for the game, called Wizards Unite, as well advising the game will launch …

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Google announces many improvements for Assistant including Broadcast replies, Clock integration in routines and more

With their focus on AI, Google has been building out the functionality of the Assistant continually since it launched. Today they’ve announced a number of improvements to their Broadcast function, as well as building the Clock app on your phone into routines and much more. Broadcasts The Broadcast feature for …

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Google Maps is rolling out direct messaging to Businesses via Maps and Search

Google Maps has to be one of Google’s best and most consistent products with new and improved features coming out with a regular cadence. Today’s new maps functionality incorporates direct messaging with businesses (who have signed up) from Maps or search results. This feature was apparently rolled out last year …

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[Update: Google working on a fix] Google Pixel 3 owners seeing (or not seeing) missing text messages

First it was memory management issues, then missing photos and now it’s missing text messages, at least that’s what some Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners are seeing. First spotted by Android Police there are several threads on reddit with multiple respondents advising they too are seeing – or …

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