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Google.co.za Back Up After Sudden Shutdown on Friday Morning

It seems like the Google domain is back up after it suddenly shut down on Friday morning when South Africans started to see domain name service (DNS) errors on the main Google search page. All Google services that use the...

How to use Google Maps to make planning your trip this summer a breeze

It’s finally summertime and, at long last, you’re getting some time off after what has been a demanding year. While you’re probably rearing to go on holiday, the emergence of the Omicron variant and new travel restrictions have probably...

Google Restored After Outage in South Africa

Google suffered an outage that lasted roughly 30 minutes on Wednesday evening. South Africans reported being unable to access search, Maps, YouTube, and Gmail. https://twitter.com/shailynjeftha_/status/1367171553041866753?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1367171553041866753%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmybroadband.co.za%2Fnews%2Fit-services%2F388346-google-outage-in-south-africa.html According to Business Insider, the outage was first reported just before 19:30 in Gauteng, Cape Town...

Google Maps is Getting a more Realistic Update

Google has revealed that it's rolling out "new visual improvements that bring even more detail and granularity" to its global map. The company hopes that this will give help users get a better understanding of what an area looks...

Google Unveils 3 New Pixel Devices 5, 4A and 4A 5G

Google has introduced three new devices to the Pixel range - the 5, 4A and 4A 5G. This launch marks the first 5G-enabled Pixels. Here's a closer look at the devices: Google Pixel 4A The “everything you love about Google” phone starts...

Google Maps is Testing New Traffic Light Feature

Google has confirmed that it is testing a new feature that'll show Google Maps users the location of traffic lights. In a statement reported by The Verge, Google says “To help people stay better informed on the road, we’re testing...

Google Will Begin to Automatically Delete User Location History by Default

Google announced that it will start to automatically delete the location history and web activity of users after an 18 month period. “We continue to challenge ourselves to do more with less, and today we’re changing our data retention practices...

Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. The world is slowly settling into the new normal, and companies are starting to change accordingly. Google launched COVID-19 travel...

Google Maps is Alerting Users About COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Google is adding features on its maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them plan their trips in a more informed way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPM_UJxzzbw&feature=emb_title The update would allow users to check how crowded a train station might be...

Google Maps is Making Wheelchair-Accessible Locations Easier to Spot

In honour of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is adding a long-overdue feature to its Maps app that puts details about a location's accessibility facilities front and centre. With the “Accessible Places” feature enabled, business and points of interest with...
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