Arlo is a well-known name in the smart home/wireless security camera game these days, and we're pretty big fans of their products here at AP. But right now some people are a bit upset with the company, and it doesn't have anything to do with the recent IPO. Widespread outages are being reported for the service, but Arlo is looking into it. Read More
The update to Google Maps v9.31 brought a couple of fixes for users on Android N developer previews, not to mention some other small changes for everybody. But the most interesting things about this version are still buried below the surface. Yesterday, I covered support for offline maps to be installed on an SD card, and now it's time to dig into the rest of the teardown. If SD card support weren't enough, there are a couple of other features here that have been hotly requested for some time, so it's pretty clearly the Maps team is working hard to fill out the feature set for users. Read More
The downside to cloud services is that they're of absolutely no use when they're not available. Today Google Docs, Drive, Sheets, and Slides have all been unavailable for some of the people that have come to depend on them.
Google is aware of the issue, and it's showing a service disruption for each service on its apps status dashboard page. This is delineated in the screenshot below by the presence of an orange icon next to Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
The tech giant says that it is still working on the issue, and it will provide a report later on detailing what caused things to go wrong. Read More