Google's Digital Wellbeing App Graduates Beta, Available to All Pixels
Google today said that its Digital Wellbeing application has reached launch status. The app, which has been in testing on some Pixel phones, is now available from the Google Play Store to all Pixel phones and Android One phones. Digital Wellbeing provides people with a way to track their phone usage over time. For example, people can see how frequently they use different apps, how many notifications they receive, and how often they check their phone. Digital Wellbeing also includes features such as Do Not Disturb to prevent interruptions and Wind Down to help people put their phones down. Digital Wellbeing requires Android 9 Pie.
Aug 27, 2018
As part of its push toward digital wellbeing, Google has added several tools to YouTube that are meant to help people control how much time they spend watching videos. To start, the company has installed a profile to the setting menu that highlights how much video that person has watched both in the last 24 hours, last 48 hours, and last seven days.
May 8, 2018
Google today revealed more details about its next-generation operating system, Android P. To start, the OS introduces new system navigation that is gesture based.
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.
Jun 22, 2020
Apple has revealed iOS 14, which brings a number of new features to the OS for Apple's iPhones: Widgets : Apple has promoted Widgets to the main home screen. Just as Android has always allowed, you can now mix re-sizable widgets in with your app icons.