• Gboard for iOS adds text translation support: Here's how to use it

    5 days ago - By SlashGear

    Google has released an update for its Gboard mobile keyboard for iOS, adding text translation support for all languages supported by Google Translate. The new feature enables iPhone and iPad owners to directly translate text-based messages without toggling to the separate Google Translate app, speeding up the entire process and decreasing disruption to ongoing conversations. To use the new feature,...
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  • Google Maps starts testing AR walking directions on mobile

    Google Maps starts testing AR walking directions on mobile

    5 days ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    Google Maps is constantly adding features lately, with 2018 being the year of nonstop updates and additions to the mobile app. The latest to be added is an experimental feature only rolling out to select local guides, and it's not exactly useful, but it's an amazing look into the future.
    This feature is AR navigation, which combines walking navigation with augmented reality. Once you go outside and fire it up, you're met with the view of your camera with a small map below it. Icons show you where you're going, and if there's a turn coming up, there will be big arrows floating on walls...
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