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Will Sattelberg / Android Police:
Latest Google app beta on Android suggests that Google is working on Assistant features like answering calls and stopping alarms without a “Hey Google” prompt   —  Unlike most other developers, unfinished features constantly appear in Google's updates, hinting at plenty of new content in the works.
Apr 23, 2021, 8:55 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google is rolling out an “App install optimization” Play Store feature, enabled by default, which makes apps faster to install and run using crowdsourced data   —  Over the past several years, Google has been working to make Android apps smaller in size by optimizing what code and resources are downloaded to devices.
Apr 23, 2021, 6:25 PMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google confirms it is ending support for Google Shopping apps on Android and iOS, as it expands shopping functionality in Search and apps like YouTube   —  A new Google Shopping experience that featured a personalized homepage launched in 2019.  On Android, Google rebranded the existing Express app …
Apr 11, 2021, 2:55 PMIn context
Derrek Lee / Android Central:
Google has started rolling out an updated UI for the Play Store, which moves the Play Store menu items to the profile thumbnail and removes the hamburger menu   —  The Play Store redesign is here whether you like it or not.  —  What you need to know  — Google's new Play Store UI is rolling out now on Android devices.
Apr 7, 2021, 11:10 PMIn context
WABetaInfo:
WhatsApp is testing the ability to easily migrate chat history between iOS and Android devices   —  Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry  —  This article shows a very interesting news about multi device: the possibility to transfer your chat history to a different WhatsApp platform in a future update.
Apr 6, 2021, 9:15 AMIn context
Abner Li / 9to5Google:
Google will limit most apps on the Play Store from seeing which apps are installed on devices running Android 11 and newer beginning May 5, 2021   —  Google today announced a series of policy updates for apps distributed through the Play Store.  The most impactful sees Google limit most developers …
Apr 1, 2021, 9:45 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Fairphone, which produces sustainable, modular Android smartphones, says the biggest barrier to ongoing Android support is Qualcomm support of chipsets   —  Qualcomm ended support for the phone after Android 6, but Fairphone is still going.  —  Fairphone—the sustainable, modular smartphone company …
Mar 26, 2021, 5:05 PMIn context
Kishan Vyas / XDA Developers:
Google Chrome adds Live Caption as an accessibility feature in Chrome 89, to transcribe speech in videos   —  Google first showcased its amazing Live Caption accessibility feature at Google I/0 2019.  The feature was first rolled out to the Pixel phones with Android 10 update and subsequently arrived …
Mar 17, 2021, 7:15 PMIn context
Manish Singh / TechCrunch:
Google says it will give an option to Google Pay users to share transaction data with the company to make personalized offers, starting next week   —  Three and a half years after launching Google Pay in India, the Android-maker is paving the way to tap its users' transaction data for monetization purposes …
Mar 11, 2021, 8:50 AMIn context
Abhay Venkatesh / Neowin:
A slide from Ignite session video shows that Microsoft is working to move Edge to a common codebase for the desktop, Android, and iOS versions later this year   —  Microsoft has been adding a bunch of useful features to its Chromium-based Edge browser, with the latest round of updates bumping …
Mar 6, 2021, 12:00 AMIn context

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