Google Maps is the new search destination
Since the beginning of 2018, the search engine said there’s been a 50 percent increase in “Near Me” searches. Also, we’re searching for descriptions rather than a specific experience. So “late-night cocktails on a roof” is more common than a specific rooftop bar.
Use your Android phone to sign in to other devices with 2-Factor Authentication (2FA): Now generally available: Android phone’s built-in security key
The Android phone has to be running Android 7.0+, and the Chrome OS / macOS X / Windows 10 device needs to have Bluetooth and a Chrome browser.
I don’t think I’ve linked to this before:
Progressive Web Apps Training
This is not a Google technologies course – or not exclusively Google technologies, at any rate. For example, the material on Push Notifications links to Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) API references.
It’s not Google’s official blog solution (that would be Blogger), but apparently you can create a blog in Google Sites!
In my role as tech support for Google Maps APIs, I’ve become interested in Android development.
Here are some links I’ve found and want to save:
From the Austin American-Statesman –
Herman: Thanks to Google Maps, Mr. Overton is still sitting on his porch
Before his death at the age of 112, Austin resident Richard Overton was known as the oldest WWII veteran and the oldest man in America.
Google Maps Street View has been showing Mr Overton sitting on his front porch at his home in east Austin: Google Maps Street View shows Richard Overton, WWII veteran