Zimbabwe’s military takeover, the Rugby World Cup 2023, and sports fixtures trended on Google South Africa this week.
Google is removing the NFC Smart Unlock feature from Android for new logins, reported Softpedia.
Google said in a blog post that it will end support for its Drive cloud storage app on Mac and PC from 11 December 2017.
Trending questions on Google South Africa this week were related to the finale of Game of Thrones Season 7 and The Money Fight.
Sierra Leone, Anchen Muller, and sport trended on Google search in South Africa this week.
The cold front, football, the latest taxi strike, and Grace Mugabe trended on Google South Africa this past week.
Google has enhanced its search and discovery algorithms to reflect app quality in its Google Play Store.
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ now support Google’s Daydream VR.
Google is bringing its Motion Stills app, which helps to create stabilized short videos and GIFs, to Android 5.1 and later.
The top Google searches in South Africa this week included several hoaxes and fake news stories alongside Wimbledon, Game of Thrones, and Mandela Day.
Google’s New Release Radio station serves users new releases based on their tastes, so they can “stay up to date with the freshest tunes”.
A Google Pixel smartphone owner has reported on Reddit that his device caught fire and exploded 45 minutes after being fully charged.
Google has launched its Blocks 3D modelling tool for VR creators.
Fidget spinners have taken the globe and South Africa by storm, with “What is a fidget spinner?” the top trending question on Google SA this week.
Mothers and fathers were trending on Google in South Africa for the second week running, the company has said.
Google’s Daydream platform has expanded to support standalone VR headsets, and HTC Vive will build one of the first devices compatible with the platform.
The top trending question on Google South Africa this week was “When is Father’s Day?”.
The top trending question on Google SA this week was “What is bipolar?”
The top trending questions on Google South Africa this week included “What is Coachella?”, “How to tie a tie”, and “How to save money”.
Google has revealed the performance specifications of its Tensor Processing Unit.