Buck of Colorado leads the charge on access issues plaguing mobile app stores

Despite a recent court ruling that could deprive Apple and Google of much of the revenue of rival tech companies and app developers, Colorado Congressman Ken Buck continues to sharpen his antitrust policy against the giants. of Big Tech. Ken buck “For too long, companies like Google and Apple have had a stranglehold on app developers who are forced to …

Google is testing its own Find My Device app to compete with Apple’s Find My

Earlier this year, Apple unveiled the AirTag tracker. The device helps users find missing items, including an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, or a pair of AirPods. AirTags leverage Apple’s huge Find My ecosystem, leveraging anonymous and participatory location data to track objects. Pinging to a nearby iPhone could allow an AirTag on a stolen scooter to send the owner …

Google Home app resets Chromecast device settings

In November, the device settings for Nest Hub and Hub Max in the Google Home app were updated with a cleaner design and improved organization. The Google Home settings overhaul is now coming to various Nest speakers and Chromecast streamers. Settings can be accessed by going to the Google Home app, selecting a device, and tapping the gear icon in …

WhatsApp launches cross-device connection beta test, expanding usage options

Facebook has announcement a Limited public beta test of its new multi-device capability for WhatsApp, which will allow WhatsApp users to use the app on various devices, without the need for an active mobile connection. As explained by Facebook: “With this new feature, you can now use WhatsApp on your phone and up to four other non-phone devices simultaneously – …

Google: Android app “Find my device” reports upcoming Bluetooth functions

Google’s Android operating system will soon add Bluetooth functions and connections to its “Find My Device” application, which would serve as a lost function for the device. (Photo: Google Play Store) Instead of just giving users GPS and internet connectivity to locate their lost devices using Google’s Android app, they would soon get Bluetooth connections for stronger detection. This would …