Google expands Flutter framework for multi-platform
Flutter is a well known cross-platform framework for creating mobile apps that look and act the same between Android and iOS. Late last year, Google announced that it would also take flutter beyond mobile and to the web. As a result the expansion was announced at the Google I/O conference, where Google released its first technical preview of Flutter for web and announced steps towards supporting desktop-class apps and also google announced that Flutter developers will soon be able to target MacOs, Windows, Linux as well as to embedded devices such as Google Home Hub.
Alexa offers a hands-free experience for Windows users
The earlier version Alexa app required users to push-to-talk to peak Alexa in order to set reminders, timers and alarms, create to-dos, track their calendar, control their smart home, get news, information and more and even play music. The new updated version of the Alexa app offers a hands-free experience that allows users to invoke Alexa whether it's running in the foreground or the background. In addition to the hands-free update, the latest version of the Alexa app also brings support for Pandora music streaming.
AI-assisted coding tool by Microsoft
GitHub gets a package registry
Coin-bits launches as a passive investment app for bitcoin
World’s youngest bitcoin millionaire Eric Finman, launched a new app CoinBits which allows users to passively invest in bitcoin. The idea, according to Finman, is to democratize access to the currency by letting everyday folks invest nominal sums through well-known mechanisms like roundups on transactions made with a credit or debit card or through regular transactions from a customer’s savings or checking account to bitcoin through CoinBits.