After Apple Maps added the feature for showing traffic light in iOS 13 last year, it is Google now that is testing the feature for Google Maps in its Android app. As spotted by droidlife, Google Maps is showing the location of traffic lights in several intersections around cities in the US. The feature notifies the users when they are about to approach a traffic light and make them better informed to avoid any delay. It is not the first time that the feature has been spotted, Japan has had it for a number of years now. But, it surely is a considerable expansion for the feature. Google is testing the new feature in US cities including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and says it plans to expand it globally over time. Read More
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Google released Android Beta 2 on Wednesday for Google Pixel. With its release, Google says that it has achieved Platform Stability, which means that between now and the final release, the operating system wouldn’t need any major changes. The APIs, app-facing surfaces and platform behaviors have been finalized. This is a call for developers to start testing and finalizing their app compatibility for Android 11 that will release in the third quarter. Ahead of the final launch, the company plans for a last beta release next month according to the official Android 11 timeline. Google briefly revealed in a presentation that the release could be on September 8th. Android 11 beta 2 gives special attention to app compatibility, hence the release is considerably from the developer’s perspective.
Here are the major features from Android 11 beta 1 and beta 2 release for the end users: Read More
Google announced in December 2017 that Google Play Store will require new apps and app updates to provide with 64-bit versions in addition to their 32-bit versions to ensure apps are built on latest APIs optimized for security and performance. Almost all Android devices can run 64-bit apps. Now, the 64-bit Chrome for Android is imminent. But, the app only supports Android devices running at least Android 10. Older devices that do not support Android 10 will keep running the 32-bit version of the web browser. If you visit chrome://version on the Chrome Stable (version 83) and Chrome Beta (version 84) for Android, you will notice they are listed as 32-bit applications. However, Chrome Dev (version 85) and Chrome Canary, (version 86) show 64-bit. So, it is certain that the next versions of the browser will switch to 64-bit. Read More
As the ongoing pandemic continues to keep many of us at home, all the negative news that we consume can take a toll on our overall health. Taking care of our mental and physical health is more important than anything to not feel overwhelmed by everything going around. One of the best ways to ensure a healthy body and mind is by doing yoga. Yoga has numerous benfits on our physical health – increasing muscle strength, improving respiration, weight reduction, maintaining the right metabolism, increasing flexibility and much more. Mental benefits of yoga include – improved concentration, reduction in stress and anxiety, self-awareness and developing coping skills for a more positive outlook towards life.
Particularly during this time when being healthy and having a strong immune system is so important, yoga can do wonders. With the right app on your phone, you can practice yoga at your home without breaking the social distancing rule. Here we have Top 5 Yoga Apps for your Android phone: Read More
The Facebook-owned WhatsApp, has revealed a host of new features for users on iPhone, Android and WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp on Wednesday announced that the messaging app will be getting Animated Stickers, Dark Mode for web, QR codes, enhanced Video Calls and disappearing status feature for KaiOS. It was long reported by WABetaInfo that the company is testing QR codes and working on Animated Stickers feature and now finally WhatsApp has started testing it. Another highly awaited feature is the multi-device support, that the messaging app has been working on for the longest time now and can be out for testing any time soon.
Let us look at the five newly released features by WhatsApp: Read More
This year’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference witnessed a host of announcement made by Apple. The company revealed the all new iOS 14 with multiple new features along with iPadOS 14, MacOS Big Sur and updates to the current TVOS and WatchOS, as well as switching to ARM processor in MacBooks . Among all the new features that were announced with iOS 14 update, there were few that resembled Android features. Read More
The latest Android 11 Beta includes support for 62 new emojis, the number goes up to 117 emojis along with variations. Interestingly, this is the first official announcement made by Google in the context of the new upcoming operating system. The Consortium responsible for maintaining the global standard for emoji, had released the Unicode emoji 13.0 list earlier in the month of January. Read More
With a new normal demanding you to maintain social distancing, there are quite a lot of ways to keep yourself engaged and entertained. How about preparing a virtual game night plan with your companions and hit the night with games and fun? So, here’s a question for you, Are you someone who is an avid gamer and has a love for puzzles? If this is something that gets you going, then the Scandinavian Puzzle Game – Viking Lumberjack is definitely for you. Read More
Be it a professional or an amateur, everyone likes their photo to stand out in the crowd and that’s why we use a photo editor. Finding a good photo editor might seem like a task as Play Store offers so many Apps that we can use for editing. But the question still remains, which are the best one’s amongst them? If this is your cue, then don’t worry as TheAppleGoogle has got you covered. We have come up with the top 5 Photoshop-like Apps for Android that will give you just what you need. Read More
As per recent news, Google has launched its Android 11 Beta 1. Earlier, Google cancelled the web conference which was scheduled for last week due to the protest held in US with subject to George Floyd. However, the tech giant did launch 12 talks which was dated to release on YouTube today. As per sources, the company will be hosting 11 weeks of Android which will cover topics including machine learning, UI and jetpacks. Read More