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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google rolls out new accessibility features for Android, including Assistant-powered, customized buttons called Action Blocks for tasks like playing music   —  Live Transcribe, Sound Amplifier, and Google Maps also get new updates  —  For Global Accessibility Awareness Day …
May 21, 2020, 12:45 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Apple and Google launch the Exposure Notification API to the public in updates to iOS and Android; at least three US states are working on apps that use it   —  The companies have rolled out support for the framework in Android and iOS updates  —  On Wednesday, Apple and Google rolled …
May 20, 2020, 1:55 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google launches Chrome 83 with updated safety and privacy settings, third-party cookies blocked in Incognito mode, DNS-over-HTTPS support, and new dev features   —  Google today launched Chrome 83 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.  Chrome 83 includes redesigned safety and privacy settings …
May 19, 2020, 12:24 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
Slack rolls out its redesign on iOS and Android, which launched on desktop in March, including new navigation icons and a new compose button   —  The updates build on Slack's desktop revamp​ back in March, which aimed to make the user interface more intuitive and organized.
May 13, 2020, 12:20 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google updates its Lens app for iOS and Android to let users copy and paste some handwritten text to Chrome, read text aloud, and provide information on words   —  If you handwriting is neat enough  —  Google has added a very useful feature to Google Lens, its multipurpose object recognition tool.
May 7, 2020, 12:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Apple and Google confirm contact tracing update will work on devices running iOS 13 or Android 6+ via Google Play and say only health authorities can access API   —  Last week, Apple and Google announced a partnership that will soon let users opt-in to a decentralized tracing tool …
Apr 13, 2020, 8:35 PMIn context
Mishaal Rahman / XDA Developers:
Google will require a Virtual A/B partition setup on new Android 11 devices, paving way for simpler and seamless background updates, similar to Chrome OS   —  With Android 7.0 Nougat, Google introduced a partition scheme designed to speed up software updates.
Apr 8, 2020, 12:05 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google launches Android 11 Developer Preview 2 with hinge angle support for foldables, call screening improvements, and new Neural Networks API functionality   —  Google today launched the second Android 11 developer preview with hinge angle detection support, call screening improvements, and new ops in the Neural Networks API.
Mar 18, 2020, 1:25 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus review: excellent screen and hardware with good battery life but 5G isn't worth the cost and only two years of software updates   —  By doing less than the S20 Ultra, Samsung achieves more  —  It's very easy to take the Galaxy S20 for granted.
Mar 11, 2020, 11:20 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google adds support to Pixel 4 for “firmly” pressing, initially as a way to expedite a long press, mimicking Apple's 3D Touch using just software   —  It also finally fixed the boarding pass problem  —  Yesterday, Google announced the latest “feature drop” for its Pixel line of Android phones.
Mar 4, 2020, 1:20 PMIn context

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