Google promised an Assistant driving mode for phones would arrive in mid-2019, but that clearly didn’t happen — over a year passed without any sign of it. It appears to be ready, though. XDA-Developers has discovered (via Android Police) that Google Assistant’s driving mode is at least partially enabled for Android users. The interface has changed considerably from the I/O 2019 demo you see above, but the concept remains the same with large buttons and text that let you chat, message and play mu…
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The latest Huawei phone series has finally been revealed, but the biggest announcement was a step forward in the fight to do what only Google did until now.
The all-new Petal Maps on Huawei phones could be a game-changer.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro has been revealed and it looks pretty amazing. But if you listened carefully to the keynote, youd have heard another announcement that sounded less interesting but could prove to be crucial.
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Huawei Launches Petal Maps, a Google Maps Rival with New-Generation Features – autoevolution
We’ve known for a while that Huawei was working on alternatives to Google’s services given the company’s legal trouble in the United States, and today the Chinese…
Including Petal Maps, that is, a new mapping service that is supposed to become a Google Maps competitor featuring new-generation capabilities.Petal Maps is built from the ground-up with navigation in mind, so it offers turn-by-turn directions, just the way Google Maps does it. The interface looks rather straightforward, and the app offers both 2D and 3D modes for drivers. Additional features like lane assist also seem to be available, as we can see in Huawei’s video presentation.
Petal Maps will…
Google weighs in after Stadia director says streamers should pay publishers – Android Central
Stadia is trending on Twitter, but not at all for the reason Stadia’s marketing team would want. Stadia’s Creative Director made some comments about how streamers…
Google Stadia has had enough problems remaining relevant in an increasingly competitive gaming market, and even in the more niche game streaming market, and now Stadia is actively trending on Twitter for the exact opposite reasons Stadia’s likely very talented marketing team want.
Alex Hutchinson, the Creative Director on the Stadia team, took to Twitter today to weigh in on the ongoing discussion about streamers concerned with music copyrights taking down their streamed content. Alex Hutchinson…
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