Colorful UI And New Settings Brought To Google Assistant

Google Assistant has been getting updates back to back for the past few months. The latest news to be heard is that Google Assistant will be getting a new settings menu which will be called ‘Your Apps’. This new setting will let the user choose from two options which allow the user to customize how Google Assistant communicates with every app. The ‘Your Apps’ option will be available in the settings list. Along with this, as per reports, Google will also be launching a new and colorful UI. The color is likely to change itself based on the kind of mode the user has kept the phone in-for example light mode or dark mode.

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Google To Work With Elon Musk On SpaceX

SpaceX, the space exploration company of Elon Musk has been functioning for a while now so that they can provide us with internet connectivity that comes through satellites. The trial of this project has already started in some parts of the world. Now, Google is also a part of it. Google has now announced that it will be supplying computing and networking resources to SpaceX.

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Battlegrounds Mobile India Available For Pre-Register On Google Play Store

We all remember the game PUBG Mobile that was taken down from the Google Play Store because of privacy issues last year. In the first week of May, ‘Battlegrounds Mobile India’ had announced its launch in India. Now, Krafton has announced that the game will be available for pre-registration on Google Play Store.

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Apple To Stop iCloud Documents And Data Services

May 2022 will see the end of Apple’s iCloud Documents and Data Storage services.  The service was launched first in 2011 with iOS 5. This service syncs all the data from different apps and services by itself so that when you sign into any other device using the same Apple ID you get all your files on that device. iCloud Documents and Data is the same as iCloud Drive.

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Apple App Store Guidelines Saved Users $1.5 Billion

According to Apple, the timely discovery of fraud Apps and doubtful actions by the developers has saved $1.5 billion of the users. This amount could have used for fraud transactions in 2020. Before an App gets into the App Store, it has to go through a very strong review process. Also, any App update has to go through this review process before coming up on the App Store. Apple has shared detailed data on fraud prevention by the App Review Team. This has helped keep more than a million dangerous Apps from entering the App Store. There are more than 1.8 million Apps present in the Apple App Store. The company has shown that the security measures have stopped stolen cards from making transactions, Apps that change their usage after the first review process for App Store listing, account frauds by users and developers as well as fraudulent reviews.

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iPad Pro 12.9 (2021) Impresses Everyone In The Competition In Geekbench

We all know that the new iPad Pro 11 (2021) and 12.9 (2021) which are powered by the M1 chip will be coming out in a few weeks. But, the first Geekbench results have already been obtained. From the results, it can be seen that the new devices have impressed everyone out there. The benchmark was done on the 12.9 variant of iPad Pro which has 16GB RAM.

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Apple, Amazon, And Google Form An Alliance For Smart Home Devices

The three biggest tech giants- Apple, Amazon, and Google have collaborated to promote smart home devices that can work through more than one platform. The three companies had formed the team with Zigbee Alliance back in 2019. It was announced then and was known as the “CHIP” alliance. A report from 9to5Mac has said that the first device passed by the CHIP alliance is ready and said to release in 2021. The alliance has now decided to change its name from “CHIP” to “Matter.” From now, if a product has to receive certification from Matter, then the product needs to be compatible with all three- Amazon’s Alexa Smart Home, Apple’s HomeKit, and Google’s Weave protocols. Products under this alliance include smart bulbs, video doorbells, door locks, and smart speakers, among others.

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Ceramic Shield Glass May Be Present In The Upcoming iPhone 13 Models

Last year, Apple had introduced its own hard, shatterproof glass for iPhone. This was introduced in the form of Ceramic Shield. Now, it looks like they are not going to stop using it anytime soon. Apple has announced that they have put in $45 million for its making. This investment is new; previously, the company had already invested a sum of $450 million for the making of this Ceramic Shield and for supporting its workforce in the US. This sum was taken from Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund. This investment thus implies that the ceramic shield will be coming to the iPhone models this year as well. Although, it isn’t known whether it will be used in other Apple devices or not.

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