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  1. T

    DStv won't play any channels. Uncertified Google device.

    Hi, I have a MyGica TV box where I can't play any DStv channels because I have an uncertified Google Play Store. I had to download the DStv app from APKPure because it wasn't available on the Play Store. I tried using the Device ID app to register my Google Service Framework (GSF), but after...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Google could face new lawsuit over app store fees

    Google could face new lawsuit over app store fees At least three U.S. states are investigating Alphabet Inc.’s Google over the fees it takes from developers for purchases and subscriptions inside apps, and they may file an antitrust lawsuit against the company early next year, according to...
  3. Jamie McKane

    The top Google searches in South Africa in 2020

    The top Google searches in South Africa in 2020 Google has published its Year in Search for 2020, which reveals the most frequent search terms across a number of categories in South Africa. Unsurprisingly, the search terms comprised a large number of COVID-19-related search terms and those...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Google People Cards now available in South Africa

    Google People Cards now available in South Africa Google has launched its new People Cards feature to users across Africa, allowing users to make themselves more discoverable on Search. People Cards allow people to create their presence on Search in the form of a card (similar to a Google...
  5. Jamie McKane

    How to install WhatsApp and Google apps on the Huawei P40

    How to install WhatsApp and Google apps on the Huawei P40 South Africans who buy new Huawei smartphones are still able to download and use many popular and useful apps. Due to Huawei's usage of HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) instead of GMS (Google Mobile Services) on its new smartphones, apps...
  6. MickeyDangerez

    Huawei, but can it Google?

    I love Huawei so much I may consider buying a second hand P30 Pro. Going forward I am however lost to the brand. Google services are not negotiable for me. So when is this US ban on Huawei ending? Huawei why don't you create a second company and sell the same hardware under a new name. Call it...
  7. Vorastra

    US Department of Justice sues Google over ‘unlawful monopolies’ in search, ads

    https://nypost.com/2020/10/20/doj-files-antitrust-suit-against-google-over-search-ads-dominance/
  8. Jamie McKane

    Google Play Music to shut down in South Africa in September 2020

    Google Play Music to shut down in South Africa in September 2020 The Google Play Music app will shut down from September 2020 in South Africa, according to an update posted on the YouTube blog. Google previously announced that it expected to shut down its Google Play Music service by the end...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Google Chat gets a dark theme

    Google Chat gets a dark theme Google has announced that its Chat app will get dark theme support. The new feature, which will be available on both Android and iOS, does not require any action from users, as it will automatically respect your Android system settings.
  10. Anthro

    CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos & Sundar Pichai testify before House Judiciary

    CEOs Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos & Sundar Pichai testify before House Judiciary Commitee https://www.cnet.com/news/historic-antitrust-hearing-kicks-off-with-big-tech-on-the-hot-seat/ A historic antitrust hearing kicked off early Wednesday afternoon, with the CEOs of Facebook, Amazon...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Google is working on a dual-screen Chromebook - Report

    Google is working on a dual-screen Chromebook - Report Google is developing a dual-screen Chromebook laptop, according to a report by 9to5Google. This device will be positioned to compete with dual-touchscreen laptops from other major hardware manufacturers - including the Microsoft Surface...
  12. Ockie

    Google Duo conference

    Hi guys. Noticed this option. Perhaps review and tell us what it's like? Anyone gets a chance...give us a review?
  13. Nimz

    Cloud storage - G Suite

    I need some advice on how to better implement the current file system we have in place. Since we are all still under lock down, now would be the perfect time to get everything in place before we re-open. So this company is a contractor to the insurance industry (Building, Plumbing, Built in...
  14. O

    Privacy breach

    Hi everyone Please help me. I have received a worrying communication from my colleague, we were supposed to meet and I lied that I am nearby, he said I must be serious because I am at x road and it will be hours before I reach a meeting place. He was right, I was at x road, now I am worried...
  15. Anthro

    Google publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history

    Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history As global communities respond to COVID-19, we've heard from public health officials that the same type of aggregated,anonymized insights we use in products such as Google Maps could be helpful as they...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Google applies for licence to work with Huawei

    Google applies for licence to work with Huawei Google has filed an application with the US government to continue providing mobile services to Huawei, the company told German news outlet DPA. Since being placed on the US Entity List in May 2019, Huawei has been unable to use Google Mobile...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Google settles over consultants in antitrust probe

    Google settles over consultants in antitrust probe Alphabet Inc.’s Google has reached a settlement with state attorneys general over the states’ use of consultants in their antitrust investigation of the internet search giant. Google in October went to court to restrict the Texas Attorney...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Google warns Huawei users not to sideload its apps

    Google warns Huawei users not to sideload its apps Google has released a statement detailing what Huawei's US Entity listing means for the smartphone manufacturer's upcoming devices. "Google is prohibited from working with Huawei on new device models or providing Google’s apps including Gmail...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Android 11 Developer Preview launched - Everything you need to know

    Android 11 Developer Preview launched - Everything you need to know Google has launched the first developer preview of Android 11, revealing the new features which will be included in the operating system. "Today, we’re releasing the first Developer Preview of Android 11, and building on a...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Google cracks down on Android apps which abuse privacy permissions

    Google cracks down on Android apps which abuse privacy permissions Google has revealed a huge decline in the number of Play Store apps that abuse permissions to access users' personal information. In a blog post on its efforts to fight bad apps and malicious developers, the company said it had...
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