Google Wallet for Android now supports digital IDs

The state-by-state rollout is still a huge mess, but Android is ready, at least. Enlarge / A Maryland digital ID. (credit: Google) Google Wallet on Android is finally getting ready for your digital driver's license and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 2nd, 2023

Android phones get PC webcam capabilities in the latest beta

Connect an Android "webcam" to Windows, Mac, Linux, or even another Android phone. Enlarge / The Pixel 7 Pro camera layout. Between the first two lenses, you can make out sensors for laser autofocus and a color sensor......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2023

Google continues to awkwardly push for iPhone RCS integration in new "Meet iPager" video

Google has taken yet another awkward swipe at Apple's iPhone 15 and iMessage with another video designed to goad the company into adopting RCS.The video, dubbed "Meet iPager," is heavily stylized to look like one of Apple's signature product launch v.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Law geeks shine a light on secretive Google antitrust trial

With no audio or video, a handful of activists try to ensure world knows what's happening. (credit: Shutterstock) Months out of law school, Yosef Weitzman already has a huge courtroom role in the biggest antitrust trial.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

I tried Android 14 on my OnePlus 11 — and I’m not impressed

OxygenOS 14 (based on Android 14) is the next big update for OnePlus phones. I tried it on my OnePlus 11, and I'm not impressed......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Google Maps directed man to drive off collapsed bridge, lawsuit claims

A North Carolina family is suing Google, claiming that directions from Google Maps caused a father to drive off a broken bridge, resulting in his death......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Hurry — OnePlus 11 just dropped to its cheapest-ever price

The OnePlus 11 is one of the best Android phones you can buy today and it's even more affordable now it's on sale at Amazon......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Incomplete disclosures by Apple and Google create “huge blindspot” for 0-day hunters

No one mentioned that libwebp, a library found in millions of apps, was a 0-day origin. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Incomplete information included in recent disclosures by Apple and Microsoft reporting critical zero-.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Google sued over fatal Google Maps error after man drove off broken bridge

Google allegedly gave drivers bridge route for years despite correction requests. The collapsed bridge that Philip Paxson drove off of. (credit: Saltz Mongeluzzi Bendesky) Google is being sued by a widow who says her hus.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Is this our first look at the Google Pixel 8a?

Despite a previous rumor, the Google Pixel A series might not be dead after all. Could there be a Pixel 8a in our future? New photos seem to suggest so......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Google is being sued after bad map directions led a man to his death

A series of errors with Google Maps directions at the core ultimately led to a man dying after driving over a collapsed bridge — and his family is suing.The collapsed Snow Creek bridge has now been barricaded. (Source; Hickory Daily Record)When App.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Google accused of directing motorist to drive off collapsed bridge

Google had been asked to update its maps in the nine years before the father of two's death......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Fujifilm’s new Instax Pal camera is fun but pricey

Fujifilm has just unveiled the Instax Pal camera, a diminutive digital device targeted at teens who might want to print their pictures, too......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

9to5Mac Daily: September 20, 2023 – Apple stock trading platform, iPhone 15 repairs

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Ur.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

YouTube Music for iPhone gets permanent miniplayer with AirPlay, swipe controls

Following Android in June, YouTube Music on the iPhone (and iPad) has been updated with a permanent miniplayer that cannot be removed and adds AirPlay by removing “next song” in favor of swipe controls. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

New Mars gravity analysis improves understanding of possible ancient ocean

The first use of a novel method of analyzing Mars' gravitational force supports the idea that the planet once had an extensive northern ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Safer neighborhoods may mitigate risk of child abuse

Researchers have long suspected that neighborhoods can be a source of risk or protection for child well-being. A new Rutgers study supports this assumption and finds that when parents feel higher levels of stress or hopelessness about their surroundi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Amazon just announced 2 new Android tablets made just for kids

Amazon's new Fire HD 10 Kids and Kids Pro don't have huge changes, but they are adding some new apps and games that are worth paying attention to......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Apple Watch Ultra now a better value at $700, first FineWoven MagSafe Wallet deals at $56, more

Don’t need the new Ultra 2? A discount on last year’s Apple Watch Ultra at $700 makes for a far better value to headline all of today’s best deals. It’s joined by the first discounts on Apple’s all-new FineWoven MagSafe Wallet at $56, as we.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

1Password introduces mobile support for passkeys

1Password customers can now create, manage, and sign in with passkeys on a growing number of websites and apps, providing cross-platform access on iOS 17 and Android 14, as well as all major web browsers on Mac, Windows, and Linux. Later this fall, 1.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

How to Free Google Pixel 7

How to Get a Free Google Pixel 7 is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. Looking for a new Android phone? Perhaps you might be interested in a free Pixel 7. As we approach the launch of the new Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, we’re starting to s.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023