The iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island feature is coming to Android soon. Google has finally lifted an intolerable restriction on Maps. YouTube charges you for access to certain qualities on its videos, that’s the summary.
Dynamic Island is one of the flagship features of Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro and will soon be copied by an Android smartphone maker. Next, Google finally allows its users to launch the Maps application on smartphones and on Android Auto at the same time. Finally, while they’ve all been free so far, you’ll probably soon have to pay to watch videos in maximum quality on YouTube. Come on, let’s go for the recap of the day on Thursday, February 23, 2023.
Android is about to steal Dynamic Island from Apple
Realme, the famous manufacturer of smartphones with excellent value for money, is about to copy Apple’s Dynamic Island feature, which the American giant introduced on its iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max last year. Renamed Mini Capsule, the feature is expected to be available soon on the company’s C-series smartphones, but it’s unclear when the first model will hit the market.
Read – iPhone 14: A copy of Dynamic Island is coming soon to some Android smartphones
Google makes it easier to use Google Maps in the car
If Google Maps runs on Android Auto, it has been impossible to launch the mobile app on your smartphone until now. Now Google finally makes it possible to launch the full version of Google Maps on your smartphone when the Android Auto application is active, allowing your passenger to help you with the full version of Maps on the phone, for example.
Read – Android Auto: Google finally lifts an unbearable Maps limitation
YouTube wants you to pay to access certain video qualities
On Reddit, internet users have noticed that YouTube is currently testing the ability to pay for access to certain video qualities on its platform. In a new update accessible to a very small group of people, YouTube offers access to an “enhanced bitrate” or “1080 Premium” option on select videos for a fee. We imagine this is a lighter compression, which will improve the overall aspect of the platform’s content.
Read – YouTube charges for watching videos in better quality