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Waze gets Android Automotive app, coming to more cars in 2023

Google is fulfilling a common request of Android Automotive owners today with the launch of a dedicated Waze app, though availability will be limited until next year. Until today, Google Maps has been the navigation experience on “cars with Google built-in.” The Waze app for Android Automotive provides “real-time routing, navigation and alerts, plus settings, preferences and saved…
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Microsoft mulls ‘super app’ for iPhone as it fails to outbid Google for default search deal

Microsoft wants to ramp up its mobile efforts with a new “super app” for iPhone that would combine a number of different features into a single app. According to The Information, Microsoft’s hope is that such an app would help it break further into mobile search, which is currently dominated by Apple and Google. This so-called “super app” would combine things like shopping, messaging…
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Waze is getting its own dedicated Android Automotive app

Waze is France’s most popular navigation app, to the point that it was recently updated with three regional accents (Toulouse, Provençal and ch’ti). So it makes sense that Waze elected to partner with French automaker Renault to launch a new, dedicated version…
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Tile Bluetooth trackers are up to 35 percent off at Amazon

Whether you or someone you love is prone to losing things, or you just want the peace of mind of having a digital helper keep track of your stuff, Tile trackers are solid, inexpensive options that work with both iOS and Android devices. The company is having a holiday sale…
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New Pixel ‘Live Bloom’ wallpapers rolling out via Google Play update

New Google-made wallpapers are part of December’s Pixel Feature Drop and the “Live Bloom” collection is rolling out via a Play Store update this evening. Live Bloom consists of four wallpapers that bring “your Pixel screen to life with images that shift and sway when your phone moves.” The photos are by Andrew Zuckerman with a “Bloom one by one. Grow together” caption: Boat…
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How to add Google Wallet to your Fitbit

Fitbit’s wearables are an excellent choice for anyone who needs to track health stats accurately. On top of that, devices such as the Sense 2 and Versa 4 are also able to take on smartwatch features like Google Wallet’s contactless payments. This guide will go through adding Google Wallet to your Fitbit device. What Fitbit wearables can use Google Wallet? Fitbit’s device line focuses…
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