The 2016-founded KaiOS Technologies has managed to secure a high-profile Google investment to accelerate the growth of the "smart feature phone" OS.
Duplex was great and all. Android P made a big step towards wider, faster distribution. But what about privacy? We talk Google I/O on this week's show.
Google Maps will be more in tune with the user's preferences for food and drink. Google Lens will be in tune with the world through users' phones' cameras.
The feature is an extension of the wider Android Instant Apps initiative where users can try a game out without installing it first.
Boston, London, Mexico City, New York, Sydney and Tokyo are the first regions to support wheelchair-enabled transit directions.
March 10. Mar10. Mario. It makes sense, right? And Google has done us a 1UP by having us play some Mario Kart on the road. The real road. Sorta.
It is also expected to revamp the mass transit commuting experience entirely with a "v2" of its current interface. That and more features coming up.
It is going against an earlier report saying that a Google Maps app for iOS had popped up with ties to Alibaba's mapping app, AutoNavi.
By many indications, Google seems to have made a partnership with an Alibaba subsidiary in order to return its Maps service back to the very restrictive regime of China.
You missed your stop. Great. Now you're late. Google hopes that won't be the case ever again with an upcoming update to Google Maps.
It's integrated into the the driver's app for Lyft users, though drivers can opt out if they want to. Uber has been doing the same for its driver app.
The launch of voice commands for Bixby marks a crucial trial for Samsung — did it get syntax all worked out and will it be truly useful?
HTC is planning to add new abilities to its squeeze-based user interface, Edge Sense, including zooming into maps or pictures and turning off alarms.
While you probably weren't looking, the Apple Watch (temporarily?) lost Google Maps, Amazon, eBay and Target native functionality.
From the app's load-up, you can swipe up to check out nearby restaurants, your commute to and from home or find your way through public transit.
If you're looking for directions on Google Maps on where you're about rocket off to, you can now order an Uber ride right off of the directions section.
You can check out the operating hours for one portion of the park versus another and see how busy one shop is right as you're in the thick of it.
The cases start just shy of $50. Two protect your Pixel to heck while the other two are a little more artful and are coming soon.
If you've got a thing planned and know where it's happening, log it on Google Calendar. You'll see it on Google Maps and figure out where to go from there.
No need to stab at your phone, get out of navigation mode and figure where the gas is in this g--d--- town. Hey, roll down your window and ask that person.
Gett listings on Google Maps will only be available in New York while Lyft is available nationwide as the app takes on new ride-hailing options.
Event schedules, real-time medal counts, athlete information, TV schedules and highlights from the 2016 Olympics - Google is taking care of it all.
If you need to restrict your data usage while finding your way around town, Google Maps will have you covered. If the L train's down, Maps will tell you.