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Google Maps gets in-depth walking directions with detailed voice guidance

Only in the U.S. and Japan for now.

What you need to know On World Sight Day, Google began rolling out detailed voice guidance for Google Maps. The new feature will give in-depth walking instructions in Google Maps, announcing the distance to your next turn, warning of busy intersections, and notifying you if you go off-route. Currently, it is available in English for the U.S. and in Japanese for Japan with additional languages and countries coming in  [Read More…]

New targeted offer with Amex gets you up to $30 off on Sling TV

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What you need to know American Express and Sling TV have teamed up with a limited time offer Earn a $ 10 statement credit on a single purchase of $ 25 or more at Sling.com You can get the offer up to three times for a total of $  [Read More…]

Borderlands 3 gets in-game events to celebrate the series’ anniversary

There’s no slowing down when it comes to rolling out Borderlands 3 content.

What you need to know Gearbox is celebrating 10 years since the release of the original Borderlands. Five weeks of anniversary events have been planned. The first week begins today with bosses having an increased chance to drop legendary loot.

The original Borderlands released all the way back in October 2009. To mark its 10-year anniversary, Gearbox has five weeks of events planned in  [Read More…]

Apple Music for Android gets dark mode and Chromecast support

What you need to know Apple Music for Android is rolling out support for two major features with the latest update. The first is support for Android’s system-wide dark mode The second is the long-awaited support for Chromecast.

Apple Music on Android is getting much more useful.

Apple Music for Android is getting two big features with the latest update: dark mode and Chromecast support.

First spotted by 9to5Google, the update is slowly rolling out to users.  [Read More…]

Frozen 2’s new trailer gets carried away with magic

“Where did you learn magic?”

What you need to know The new Frozen 2 trailer dropped during Good Morning America. Elsa is called by a strange magic from the north, which threatens Arendelle. Anna, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven accompany here to a land that is saturated with magic and danger. Frozen 2 premieres November 22.

Let it Go might take on a whole new meaning this fall in Frozen 2 as Anna tries to keep Elsa  [Read More…]

Google Chrome gets customizable themes on desktop, tab grouping on Android

Google says some more improvements are coming to Chrome later in the fall.

What you need to know Google is introducing new features to its Chrome browser for both desktop and Android users. The latest Chrome update allows desktop users to customize the browser with their choice of background, color, and theme. New features that are being rolled out to Android users include new tab grid layout and tab grouping.

Last week, Google released the stable Chrome  [Read More…]

Google Assistant gets new voices in nine more languages

A second voice option for the Assistant is now available in nine new countries.

What you need to know Google is introducing a second voice option for the Assistant in nine more languages: German, French, Dutch, Norwegian, Italian, Korean, Japanese, English in the U.K. or English in India All the new voices were built using Deepmind’s WaveNet technology, which make them sound natural. You will be able to choose from the different voices by heading over to  [Read More…]

Google Photos gets same-day pickup for prints at CVS Pharmacy

It’ll be widely available across the U.S. in October.

What you need to know You can now order prints via the Google Photos app for pickup at CVS Pharmacy. Any prints you order will be ready for pickup that same day. The printing is powered by the Kodak Moments system.

Google Photos is one of the best services Google’s created in years. It’s become the go-to digital photo library for masses of people since its launch in  [Read More…]

Microsoft To Do gets fresh design that taps into its Wunderlist roots

To Do is tapping into its Wunderlist DNA to for a warmer, more customizable look.

What you need to know Microsoft debuted a new look for To Do today. The new experience incorporates more customization with background images and warmer colors. The updated experience will be available across Microsoft To Do on all platforms.

Microsoft To Do has evolved considerably since its initial launch in 2017. Over time, Microsoft has sought to make the app a replacement  [Read More…]

Google Play Store gets UPI as a payment option in India

UPI is currently the most popular digital payment option in India.

What you need to know Users in India will soon be able to purchase apps, games, and in-app content using Unified Payments Interface (UPI). Google is hoping the addition of UPI as a payment option will help app developers reach a wider audience. UPI will show up as a payment option on the Play Store in India over the new few weeks.

Google has announced the  [Read More…]