Android Auto now lets you access your full contact list
The Android Auto team recently rolled out a new feature for users to browse their full contact list from their car.
Modern smartphones have been moving toward gesture-based navigation systems ever since our phones began to ditch more and more of their bezels.Google is poised to do the same as the first leaks of its new navigation system for Android P emerge.
Chromebooks are finally taking on detachables. HP and Google together have launched the HP Chromebook X2, a Chrome OS-powered device that's taking on the iPad and Surface Pro. With a simplified OS and great hardware, this might just be Google's year.
With a tablet and a detachable run behind it, Google is taking several steps to make Chrome OS more touch-friendly, including a new touchable UX for tablets and hybrids. The firm will also be redesigning the OS's launcher for tablet users.
As part of its anti-piracy efforts, Google has begun blocking auto-complete requests for Kodi in its search engine.
Google is updating Chrome OS this year with a bevvy of design changes. The firm will bring user-facing elements of the operating system in line with Android;s upcoming redesign, and has added a dark theme and translucency to the system tray.
Many social networks have already gone ahead and banned cryptocurrency ads, Twitter is a little late to the party, but has now jumped aboard the ship as well. It is to be seen how this will affect the cryptocurrency market.
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Google will no longer allow uncertified devices to install Google apps. The firm is doing this to discourage grey market sales of uncertified devices like Meizu's smartphones, which let users install the Play Store on first boot.
Google's Nexus Player will no longer be receiving either security updates, nor will it be updated to Android P. The firm has announced that it will no longer be supporting the device after a nearly 4-year run.