Google has over a dozen apps on the iOS App Store that it tends to update periodically with bug fixes and new features. However, as a new report highlights, Google has not updated any of its apps on the iOS App Store for almost a month.
Google, Gmail, YouTube, and other Google-related services are currently experiencing a massive outage worldwide. The issue seems to be widespread affecting users from all over the world.
Regulatory authorities are suing Google with regard to search engine monopolistic practices. It is a well-known secret that Google pays companies like Apple to include their search engine as default. The smaller businesses have often raised a stink about Google’s unethical practices, but nothing has changed. Now Google’s rivals are siding with the company and going against the authorities.
Today Nvidia announced that it is bringing GeForce Now to iOS via a web app. Google has also joined the list and announced iOS support for Stadia. Game streaming services are turning to web apps to circumvent App Store restrictions. Google is working on a progressive web app version of Stadia that runs on the Safari browser.
Today Google announced a significant update to Google Maps. The latest update packs in features, including a COVID layer on Google Maps that displays the total number of cases detected in the region. The company has also baked in a new feature that lets you see your food takeaway/delivery’s live status.
Live View in Google Maps is a great feature. It uses your phone’s camera and GPS to show AR overlays in real-time to tell you where to go. Today, Google is bringing some new features to Live View and it is introducing a few new features in Maps itself.
Along with Pixel smartphones, Google has launched Chromecast with Google TV, and Nest Audio smart speaker at its Launch Night In event that was held today.
Google is said to issue new guidelines to push app developers to use the brand’s in-app payment service in the Play Store.
Google Maps has evolved and gained a slew of new features in the recent past. Now Google Maps on the iPhone gets improved street-level details and natural imagery in select cities, including San Francisco and London.
Apple introduced Dashboard Mode on CarPlay in iOS 13 last year. The new version of CarPlay offered a split-screen view of a map alongside a music menu. Until now, the feature was limited to Apple Maps on CarPlay. Apple extended Dashboard Mode support for third-party apps with iOS 13.4. Now Google has finally implemented a split-screen interface for Google Maps in CarPlay.