In response to the global pandemic and just in time for the holiday season’s bustle, Google Maps is rolling out a new feature to iPhones and Android devices to help avoid crowds and traffic jams in public places.
Today, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled on a lawsuit that accused Google of tracking users without their consent in the iPhone’s Safari browser. The court has restored the search giant’s appeal against this suit, thus blocking a class-action case that sought £3.2 billion (approximately $4.3 billion) as compensation from Google for millions of users affected by its tracking practices.
For almost a decade now, Google’s suite of apps for iOS and iPadOS used customized user interfaces based on Material Design guidelines to mimic the Android user experience. Now, Google has announced it will switch to using Apple’s design language. Read on to see why Google had a change of heart.
Google is scheduled to announce the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro on October 19th. Ahead of that, UK retailer Carphone Warehouse accidentally made the landing pages of these phones live ahead of time, revealing almost everything about them.
According to a new report from Nikkei Asia, Google is developing custom chips for its next generation of Chromebooks. The report cites that Google was inspired by Apple’s success in custom silicon chipset, and now the search engine giant has decided to develop its own chipsets moving forward.
It is well known secret that Google Pays Apple Billions of Dollars every year to remain default search engine on Apple devices. Google Paid a whopping $10 billion in 2020. A new report by analysts at Bernstein suggest that Google’s fee to Apple could increase to $15 billlion in 2021.
It has been more than two years since Apple introduced Dark Mode on iOS 13. Google has finally announced dark mode for Google Maps on iOS. The feature is expected to roll out in the upcoming weeks. Many would appreciate dark mode while using Google Maps at night or in places with low light. The above picture reveals how Google Maps dark mode will look on iOS.
Ahead of its official launch, Google previewed its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro today. The company revealed some of the smartphone’s key specifications, including a Google-made custom chip that Pixel 6 will run on called Tensor, its design, and more.
Google has updated its Maps app for the iPhone. In the new update, Google has included new widgets that can be placed both on Home Screen and the Today View. The new Google Maps widget for iPhone can also be added in a widget stack.
According to a new report from 9to5Google claims that Google is developing a new ‘Switch to Android’ app for iPhone. The new app would enable iPhone users to easily transfer data from iOS to Android.