Google Maps is getting a new update for Wear OS smartwatches including Galaxy Watch 6, Galaxy Watch 5, and Galaxy Watch 4. The latest update mends some issues that users encountered in the previous version.
The update also enhances some functions of the app to provide an improved performance. However, it does not contain any new features or changes but you will surely get a better user experience.
The new update of Google Maps for Wear OS comes with version 11.90.0500.W and an installation package size of 20.63 MB. You can install the latest update on your WearOS watch via Google Play Store or directly download it from a third-party source link.
If you own a Wear OS watch, then install this update by connecting your watch to your smartphone.
WhatsApp new feature will help users get detailed insights of channel reports
With the latest 126.96.36.199 version, WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature that will help users access channel reports. With the addition of this option, WhatsApp assures users transparency and engagement within the platform.
Notably, this WhatsApp feature was designed to list all channel reports submitted by users, offering them valuable insights into the results of reports they’ve previously submitted to the moderation team.
The new channel reports will help users see the tangible impact of their actions, and feel motivated to continue reporting inappropriate content or behavior, contributing to making the platform safer for all users.
Consequently, users will be able to easily review and monitor the status of reports they have submitted. However, the feature to access channel reports is available to some beta testers at the moment and will be available for users around the world in the coming weeks.
WhatsApp Channels serve as a one-way broadcasting tool, enabling administrators to send various types of content such as text messages, photos, videos, stickers, and polls. Therefore, to help users discover channels that match their interests, the company is also working on creating a searchable directory.
Try Galaxy: Experience the Galaxy S24 series’ AI and camera features on all Android and iOS devices
If you are interested in the new AI-powered features and advanced camera tools of the Samsung Galaxy S24 series, you can now try them out on your device with the updated Try Galaxy app. The app, which was previously only available for iOS users, is now compatible with all Android devices, including Galaxy models.
The Try Galaxy app allows you to enjoy the look and feel of the Galaxy S24 home screen and One UI 6.1 interface. You can access tutorials and interactive content to learn how to use the new features, such as Live Translate, Note Assist, Chat Assist, Photo Assist, and Circle to Search with Google.
Moreover, you can also watch amazing videos of the Galaxy S24 series’ camera capabilities, such as Nightography Zoom, Super Steady, and Portrait mode.
Furthermore, the app introduces you to the Galaxy ecosystem, including the new Galaxy Themes, the Samsung Health app, and the latest foldable devices, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5.
Notably, the app is available on supported Android OS smartphones with the latest version of Chrome, but may not be perfectly optimized depending on device model, setting, screen size, etc. It also runs on Safari, on iPhone 7 and above with iOS 14 or higher.
The Try Galaxy app supports 20 languages in 120 countries and has over 18 million downloads worldwide. You can download the app by scanning a QR code or visiting trygalaxy.com.
WhatsApp is working on a Favorite contacts chat filter feature for iOS
To make the conversation more convenient and offer users an improved experience, WhatsApp could soon add a favorite contacts chat filter feature for iOS devices. Notably, the favorite contact feature is currently in development and before its stable release, WhatsApp continues to enhance it.
According to the details, WhatsApp is working on a new custom chat filter feature for favorite contacts. This will help users quickly access and prioritize conversations with their favorite contacts, ensuring they never miss important messages from them.
To be mentioned, the addition of favorite contacts will allow users to customize their messaging experience to suit their preferences. It also ensures that users always remain connected with their most important contacts while managing their conversations efficiently.
The capability to designate favorite contacts will also offer significant benefits for users handling numerous conversations with a dedicated chat filter. By allowing users to mark specific contacts as favorites, WhatsApp will make it easier to prioritize important conversations.
However, the chat filter feature for favorite contacts is under development and it will be available in a future update of the app on iOS. It’s also worth mentioning that, this feature is also getting tested for the web version of WhatsApp.