Android 8.1 has been implemented this week. Many new changes have arrived. One of the changes includes a new way of handling notifications. Applications can not send notifications more than once per second. This solves a long-standing problem of tons of notifications that arrive at once and are really boring. Notifications will always flow at normal speed. It does not sound so often.
Google has dropped Nik this week. DxO bought the company from Google. Google saves Snapseed, obviously. DxO takes control of the PC Nik software. Currently it can be downloaded for free from its official website. However, DxO promises new software in 2018. There are not many details yet.
Google has announced a new security attempt this week for applications. The terms are quite simple. Security researchers who find security holes in high-profile applications get a cash reward. Google does not want to know the errors. They just want to fix them. However, there is a benefit for Google. Repairing these holes makes Play Store and Android a safer place. It is a win-win for Google and all these applications.
WhatsApp has announced a new feature this week. The ability to delete messages globally. However, there is a warning. Deleted messages always leave a space in the chat. There is a message that seems to indicate to others that a deletion has occurred. Therefore, a minor error can not be corrected. Apart from that, it’s a new welcome feature. He should be out soon.
Google has announced 50 new Google Assistant orders for children. In general, the smart home is not for children. However, this big drop in things for kids shows that Google wants it to be a kind of family. There are things that children can not do. This includes buying or playing YouTube videos. Most orders include small fun games for children and other activities.
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Now Playing History is an application for owners of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. One of the features of the phone is the identification of songs that are played on the lock screen. This application keeps track of all the songs identified by the phone. He orders the songs by date. You can also play the songs to play them in your music streaming service of your choice. The owners of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL should definitely check this one. It’s $ 0.99 without a free version.
Death Road to Canada is the latest game from Noodlecake Studios. It’s a shooting game with tons of replayability. Your goal is to stay alive as long as possible. It also includes connection decisions that affect the outcome of the game. It also includes witty humor, tons of equipment to collect and more. You can even have a team full of dogs if you wish. It’s probably a little too expensive at $ 9.99. However, there are no purchases or announcements in the application.
LaunchBoard is an application for replacing drawers. It does not show icons like those that use the normal application. Instead, the application shows a keyboard. Write some letters and the applications appear. It’s not very different from searching Google’s Android apps. However, it makes it available in devices that would not otherwise have it. It is also faster in some cases. The application is free without advertising or purchases in the application. It is also ideal for older devices.
Love You to Bits is a new independent puzzle game. He also has elements of adventure and science fiction. The story of the game slightly resembles Machinarium, but with more history. A clumsy and adorable robot is looking for his robot girlfriend. The game features fun puzzles, beautiful graphics and simple game mechanics. It is also a paid game, with no purchases or ads integrated into the application. We would not be surprised if it became popular.
Another widget is a decent little widget application. It works mainly with your calendar. You can see the dates and your upcoming appointments. The application also adds weather information whenever you want. Otherwise, it’s just a really basic widget maker.