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Google Maps Gives You A Wi-Fi Only Option, Warns You About Mass Transit Delays

In the near future (or now, if you’re lucky) Google Maps will be able to let you know when there’s a major slowdown on your local public transit. You can also force Google Maps to only use data when you have Wi-Fi.


Swipe Across The Space Bar In Google Keyboard To Move The Cursor

Android: Google’s keyboard packs a ton of simple gestures, but you could miss them if you don’t know they’re there. For example, if you want to move your cursor, swipe left and right across the space bar.


Google Introduces Bubble Zoom, The Coolest Way To Read Comics In Play Books

Android: Google Play Books is already our favourite ereader, but it’s quickly becoming our favourite comic book reader as well. Google has just announced a new feature that highlights text bubbles as you read comics in Play Books.


Why Phone Antivirus Software Is A Waste Of Time

One of the surprisingly common questions I’m asked in my day job is “do I need to buy antivirus software for my phone or tablet?” The short answer is no — anti-virus software for sale in the Google Play store or the App Store are at best pointless, at worst, outright scams. But that’s not to say you shouldn’t take steps to protect the very personal information on your phone.


Google Releases Final Developer Preview Build Of Android 7.0 Nougat

Google has released the fifth and final build of its upcoming Android 7.0 mobile operating system, dubbed Nougat. This is the near-final version of Nougat before the stable build is released in the coming months. Here are the details.


This Interactive Chromebook Comparison Tool Helps You Find The Best Model For You

If you’re in the market for a Chromebook (and why shouldn’t you be?) the sheer number of models and types can be a little daunting. The folks at Starry Hope have put together a tool that will help you quickly compare and get details on the specs that matter to you.


Dials Reimagines Your Calendar As A Clock Dial

Android/iOS: Calendars have always had a very simple design, but if you’re not a fan, alternatives exist. One that totally rethinks things is Dials.


New Google Keyboard With Theme Picker Finally Hits The Play Store

Android: A couple of months ago, Google released a new version of its keyboard that let you pick your own colour scheme or background photo. Now, that version is finally hitting the Play Store.


Android Pay Now Available In Australia

Google has launched its much anticipated digital wallet service Android Pay in Australia, supporting many more banks than its competitors Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Here’s what you need to know.


Google's New Mobile Updates Make It Even Easier To Find Travel Deals

Google Flights and Google’s hotel search feature are already useful tools for helping you find and book travel, but this week, they announced some mobile updates that will make it even easier to find great deals.


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