In this week’s top stories: Fuchsia OS debuts on the first Nest Hub, Google Weather gets a redesign on Android, Fitbit prepares for snoring and noise detection, and more.
After five years of waiting, Google has begun to release Fuchsia, an operating system from the ground up that’s clearly “non-Linux.” The first device to run the Fuchsia OS was the first-generation Google Nest Hub, but if all goes according to plan, Smart Owners will. Display should not notice that anything has changed.
The Fuchsia-based update for the Nest Hub will roll out in the coming months. It starts with an update in the trial program. before finally making it available to the masses Judging by the interface and user experience, it remains unchanged. It̵7;s possible Nest Hub owners won’t even notice that they’ve made the switch to Fuchsia OS. That said, Google appears to be taking precautions with this release. This will continue for several months. Because changing the operating system is not a simple update.
In Android news, Google Search received a new beta update this week. And with the experience, Weather has been slightly redesigned. With this update, the old Material Design has been replaced with the Google Material Theme, adding a rounded search bar and ditching the navigation drawer.
No other changes In the primary forecasting experience with companies that still leverage weather.com for data, there are now some glitches when tapping the search bar to change cities. All of your saved locations list didn’t load properly.
Pixel Launcher Discover feed on Android 12 can be themed with Doodles in Material You-like style.
Elsewhere in the Google Search beta, the Discover feed, found on the far-left page of the Pixel phone’s home screen, received Android 12-specific changes on Tuesday. We found that the feed was recolored to match the day’s Google Doodle, in a way that was reminiscent of the upcoming Material You design language.
Our APK Insight team reviewed the newest Fitbit updates and found that the Google-supplied health app can use your fitness tracker to listen for snoring and ambient noise at night. Soon, Fitbit will use that information to suggest ways to improve your sleep quality.
If having your microphone continuously listening overnight seems like a lot to your fitness tracker, then you’re right, so Fitbit recommends charging your device above 40% before bed. He also clearly knows that using Snore & Noise Detect will require you to charge your Fitbit more often.
Midweek, the third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat was updated to version 6.1.1-2, although this is usually an unusual occurrence. But some people find that the thermostat turns the air conditioner on and off too quickly. risk of damage Since then, Google has brought the Nest Thermostats back to previous 6.1-9 updates to prevent issues.
The google thermostat is turning off the air conditioner and showing a “4 minutes delay” message. The air conditioner will resume to turn off after 3-4 minutes, although one report says this happens every few minutes. “A few seconds,” which can cause long-term problems with cooling.
The rest of this week’s highlights are as follows:
Android / Google TV |
Apps & Updates |
Chrome / OS |
Fuchsia OS |
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