Multi-Room Wireless Speakers Market 2021 Global Business Opportunities – Google, Apple, Sonos, Bose

From 2021 to 2027, MRInsights.biz recent report on the Global Multi-Room Wireless Speakers Market predicts a significant increase. Other elements taken into account in the study include the increase price, product pricing, product classification, and product upgrades and innovations. via Technology and News Today https://www.stillwatercurrent.com/multi-room-wireless-speakers-market-2021-global-business-opportunities-google-apple-sonos-bose/

Android 12 preview: first look at Google’s radical new design

Google is announcing the latest beta for Android 12 today at Google I/O. It has an entirely new design based on a system called “Material You,” featuring big, bubbly buttons, shifting colors, and smoother animations. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/22439777/android-12-design-features-widgets-first-look-google

Google and Samsung are merging Wear OS and Tizen

In yet another sign of the growing alliance between Google and Samsung, today both companies announced that they are essentially combining Wear OS — Google’s operating system — and the Tizen-based software platform that has been foundational to Samsung’s wearables for many years. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/18/22440483/samsung-smartwatch-google-wearos-tizen-watch

New Google Photos feature makes it easier than ever to search for images

Google Photos is one of the most popular photo backup tools out there and its success can be attributed to more than free unlimited backups (only for some time more, though). The service has a powerful search engine that makes finding media as easy as describing it. via Technology and News Today https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/05/17/new-google-photos-feature-makes-it-easier-than-ever-to-search-for-images/

Google’s Phone app can automatically record calls from unknown numbers

Google quietly added call recording to its Phone app last year with a bunch of restrictions based on your device and region. Now, it’s expanding the feature to let you record calls automatically from unknown numbers. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-phone-app-automatically-record-calls-133949592.html

Supreme Court rules in Google’s favor in copyright dispute with Oracle over Android software

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Google against Oracle in a long-running copyright dispute over the software used in Android. The court’s decision was 6-2. Justice Amy Coney Barrett did not participate in the case. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/05/supreme-court-rules-in-googles-favor-in-copyright-dispute-with-oracle-over-android-software.html

Google is testing Memory, an upgrade for Assistant to ‘save and find everything’

Google is reportedly working on a new feature for Assistant called Memory, a combination of a to-do list, a notes app, a Pocket-like reading list, and Pinterest-style collection board into a single overarching digital locker integrated into the broader Google Assistant app. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/25/22350173/google-assistant-memory-save-to-do-pocket-pinterest-notes-reminders

Google Fit’s camera-based heart and breathing rate trackers arrive March 8th

Google will start rolling out the Fit app’s camera-based heart and respiratory rate trackers on Monday, March 8th. The tech giant first revealed the new features, which rely on the power of a phone’s camera, at a Health event in early February. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-fit-camera-heart-respiratory-rate-trackers-rollout-150852255.html

Google updates Gmail and other iOS apps for the first time in months

Google has updated the Gmail iOS app for the first time in months, along with Meet, Sheets, Docs, Calendar and Tasks. Aside from Tasks now supporting widgets on iOS 14, these are minor updates centered around bug fixes and performance improvements. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-ios-apps-update-gmail-meet-sheets-docs-calendar-tasks-200335624.html

Why Google caved to Australia, and Facebook didn’t

Why Google caved to Australia, and Facebook didn’t

On February 16th, I wrote that Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code threatened to splinter the internet. On February 17th, the splintering arrived: Google cut a deal with News Corp.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/18/22288510/google-facebook-australia-news-media-bargaining-code

Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app

Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app

Google Maps is adding a couple of new useful features: the ability to pay for parking or buy a train ticket right from the app. Google Maps is integrating two mobile parking payment services into its app, Passport and ParkMobile.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/17/22287043/google-maps-pay-parking-public-transportation-cities

Google Photos’ new video editor offers more control over footage

Google Photos’ new video editor offers more control over footage

Now that Google has revamped Photos’ still image editing, it’s turning its attention to moving pictures. Google has overhauled the video editor in Photos for Android and iOS to give you much more control than the usual trimming, stabilization and rotation.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/google-photos-video-editor-170007133.html

Google is reportedly working on an anti-tracking feature for Android

Google is reportedly working on an anti-tracking feature for Android

Google is looking to develop an anti—tracking feature for Android similar to the one Apple is rolling out with iOS 14.5, according to Bloomberg. The tech giant is reportedly in the early stages of exploring how it can limit data collection and cross-app tracking for its mobile OS.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/google-antitracking-feature-android-063114151.html

Google now owns Fitbit

Google now owns Fitbit

Google has completed its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit, more than a year after the deal was first announced. The EU approved the acquisition in late December, clearing the way towards Google’s ownership over what is perhaps the best-known brand out there for mainstream fitness-tracking devices.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.engadget.com/google-now-owns-fitbit-141747501.html

Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year

Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is no longer available to buy, Google has confirmed to 9to5Google, after the site noticed that the camera was out of stock in most countries around the world.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/6/22216568/new-google-nest-cam-lineup-confirmed-outdoor-iq-discontinued