Android

Google Maps’ picture-in-picture functionality coming soon to all Android Oreo devices

A host of new features were discovered in a recent teardown of version 9.60 of Google Maps  — including picture-in-picture for navigation, the ability for local guides to publish videos, food reviews, and more. Picture-in-picture (PiP) functionality is currently only been available after first entering a key code, but it looks like the full public […]

Android

This week’s top stories: Shortcut for Assistant in Chrome OS, Maps shows expected traffic, YouTube redesign available Android TV, more

In this week’s top stories: New code commits reveal a possible keyboard shortcut for Google Assistant in Chrome OS, Google Maps now shows you how much traffic to expect on your route, and the big redesign for YouTube has rolled out to all Android TV devices. more…

Accuweather has launched an Android TV app with forecasts, temperatures weather maps and more

Accuweather has launched an Android TV app with forecasts, temperatures weather maps and more The app is available for Android TV – and my Bravia and Nexus Player are both supported – with a nice leanback experience that fits with the aesthetic of the platform. The app is customisable with your location, as well as […]

Android

Latest Google Maps update shows you exactly where to turn using Street View images

Navigating an unfamiliar city can be difficult, and it can be easy miss a turn even when using apps like Google Maps. An update rolling out today to Google Maps is making it even easier to arrive smoothly at your destination by allowing users to see exactly where to turn and what lane to be in using Street View […]