+ Sunday March 24th, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Google maybe looking to feature phones as possibly the next Android offshoot

Google may be looking to feature phones, non-touchscreen devices, for the next Android offshoot going forward according to 9to5Google. 9to5Google have seen an upcoming update code for Google Chrome that enables a new vision and feature for future touchless Android devices, entering the market as a competitor to KaiOS which …

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New Office 365 Trick: Convert Photo of a table into Excel Table automatically on your Android

Anyone who has had to manually create an Excel table from a printed data table knows how the boring and time-consuming this is. Thanks to an update for Office 365 those days are over – say goodbye to manual data entry. With Insert Data from Picture, you can take a …

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Google updates the design guidelines for app icons, developers told to update or be squircled

In a bid to improve the consistency of app icons across Android, Chrome OS and the web Google has released new design specifications for app icons. Google’s going full squircle for app icons this time around, and if developers don’t jump on board the drop shadow train they’ll find their …

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Twitter has updated the camera function in its Android app to make it easier to capture content quickly

Twitter has updated its Android app to include an easier-to-access camera to make capturing that important moment on the go all the easier. You can see the new functionality in the tweet announcing the feature below: See it? Tweet it! Our updated camera is just a swipe away, so you …

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Google is using the power of AI to help visually impaired people discover their surroundings

Google has taken to its blog to announce their new app that will help the nearly 253 million people in the world who are blind or visually impaired using Artificial Intelligence. The app, called Lookout, uses technology as Google Lens allowing users to search and take action on the objects …

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Google’s got something up it’s sleeve for GDC next week; probably a game streaming service

We’ve been hearing about Google’s about-to-launch Project Yeti for quite a while now, but it seems the company is finally ready to tip its hand next week at next week’s Game Developer Conference. Google’s tease for GDC takes the form of a video set in generic, vaguely gaming-related environments (garage, …

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Calling all wizards: Harry Potter Wizards Unite AR now available for pre-release on Google Play

We’ve long been hearing about the upcoming release of the latest AR game from Niantic, the company behind Ingress and Pokemon Go. That upcoming release is called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and today marks the next phase in its release: pre-registration on Google Play. While there’s still A LOT of …

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