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YouTube Kids app is now available on Apple TV

YouTube Kids, which is a separate app on iOS and Android is a customised, pared back experience for kids which provides a safe environment for parents to give to kids and be safe in the knowledge they won’t see anything age inappropriate by accident. The service uses humans to review the content, feedback from parents as well as automated filters. Parents can even restrict screen time in the app too. […]

Google Fi now supports eSIM for current iOS users in the US

Google Fi in the US has supported the iPhone for a while now and now this week, Google is starting to allow current iPhone subscribers to use eSIM on newer iPhone models on its mobile network. From April onwards, new customers to Google Fi using an iPhone could use eSIM but now existing customers can now too. eSIM works on iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone […]

Google’s new Pixel Buds are now available to order – well join a waiting list

This week, Google made the new Pixel Buds available to order directly from the Google Store for $179 in the US and at this time, no UK pricing has been revealed. At the time of writing, the US and UK website have a button to say “Join Waitlist” so it seems initial stock of the Clearly White versions have sold out. Other colours, such as Almost Black, Quite Mint and […]

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will work with Google Stadia

The new OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were launched a few weeks ago and went on sale last week and during the event the availability for Google Stadia support was mentioned. From the day the new OnePlus phones were launched, support for Google Stadia was included too and also, every OnePlus purchase comes with a three month free trial of Google One. Google One is a subscription service for […]

Android 10 is now available for Samsung Galaxy Fold users in the US

Android 10 was officially released back in September last year and due to how Android works, not every device gets the latest version of Android in the first few months of it being available, if at all sometimes but for Samsung Galaxy Fold owners, Android 10 is compatible and just in the last few days the new operating system has been rolling out to owners in the US only at […]

Google Pixel 4 now finally checks for your attention when using face unlock

When the Google Pixel 4 launched last year, it came with face unlock like the iPhone has done since 2017 but there was a vital difference with how it was implemented. With the iPhone, Apple enabled “Require Attention for Face ID” as standard and this provides extra security to actually verify you are looking at the iPhone before it unlocks first, this can prevent someone unlocking your phone when you […]

Google has now banned its employees from using Zoom

More and more companies are realising how insecure Zoom actually is, and during this pandemic the security of the platform has come into question especially now as more and more people are stuck inside and are using it to talk with family and colleagues. Earlier this week, schools districts in New York and Nevada’s Clark County have chosen to not use Zoom going forward. New York City teachers are now […]

Google has now discontinued the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were replaced by the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL last year and today, Google has now dropped it from sale and most phone carriers have the phone marked as “out of stock.” The more recent Pixel 3a is still listed for sale currently. Google spoke to Android Police who said that the Google Store had now sold out of the Pixel 3 and […]

Google won’t be partaking in April Fools’ Day this year

Every year a lot of mostly tech companies take part in April Fools’ Day by launching fake products that seem real sometimes and are sometimes just a bit silly. This year Google is going to make any jokes on the 1st April, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Business Insider managed to get hold of an internal email that went around Google which said: “We will take the year off from that […]