Tag "Android"

Now book a cab directly from Google Maps

By : CIOL Writers

Though Google recently added features to book a cab from its map services, but users still had to go to the cab aggregator’s app to finish the process. However, now with the latest update, Google is letting users book a

WhatsApp to stop working for millions of users

By : CIOL Writers

Though WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms, it will stop working for more than million users. As WhatsApp announced in early 2016 to stop support – for BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60,

Google to launch Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

After launching Google Pixel, the tech giant plans to launch Google smartwatches, but without Google or Pixel branding. Instead, the company plans to brand the smartwatches on the name of the manufacturing company. However, Google is yet to disclose the

WhatsApp could soon let you revoke or edit sent messages

By : CIOL Writers

Remember those times when you sent out right messages to wrong contacts in your WhatsApp. Think about your boss or parents. WhatsApp has finally heard the plea of users and is planning to introduce the much-needed feature to recall sent

Facebook Messenger’ updated camera offers infinite filters to play with photos & videos

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One of the biggest reasons behind Facebook’s spectacular growth is that the social networking giant is always at work to improve its services and keeps offering users new features to try. In a latest along the lines, Facebook has added

Google launches Android Things enabling developers with all-in-one platform to build IoT devices

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Google is rebranding Project Brillo, Google’s Android-based Internet of Things initiative with “Android Things,” a platform for developing applications and services based upon Internet of Things. The tech behemoth has launched a developer preview of Android Things, which will run

Google is testing keyword suggestion feature in Play Store

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Google is not limiting its keyword suggestions segment to browser only, but now is pushing it to Play Store also. Google is testing a feature that introduces keyword suggestions at the top of search results within the Play Store. According

Google shrinks the size of Android app updates by at least 65pc

By : CIOL Writers

Though most of the updates improve app functionality and user interface, they also eat up a lot of data in the process. And with ever increasing the stream of applications and their updates, many people often choose not to go

Nougat 7.1.1 update rolled out for Google Pixel and Nexus devices

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Google has officially rolled out Android Nougat 7.1.1 update for several nexus devices along with Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C. With the latest updated, Nexus devices will receive updated which were exclusively available for Google Pixel devices. The latest

Over 1mn Google Accounts Breached by a new Android malware, Gooligan- Check Point Research

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Malware Alert: If you are using an Android Smartphone, then your personal data – Gmail, Google Photos, and Google Docs etc – is vulnerable to a new variant of Android malware called, ‘Gooligan‘. Researchers at the Check PointR Software Technologies

Google may ban third-party fast-charging hardware for USB-C devices

By : CIOL Writers

With smartphones becoming our 24*7 partner, faster-charging options like USB-C are increasingly becoming popular. But tech major Google is not liking such methods that promise those kinds of fast charging times but don’t use standard hardware. Updating its Android Compatibility

WhatsApp adds GIF feature for Android and iOS users

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After Snapchat-inspired Status update, WhatsApp has a new feature update for both Android and iOS users. For Android users, the Facebook-owned company has launched GIF Search support as a hidden feature in the latest WhatsApp beta. On the other hand,

Blackberry back with two new Android smartphones, DTEK50 & DTEK60

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Blackberry that recently ceased manufacturing its own smartphones has launched two new Android smartphones — DTEK50 and DTEK60 – for the Indian market, claiming them to be the most secure smartphones in the segment. Manufactured by Alcatel, a France-based telecommunications

Etihad Airways extends its digital reach with its new Android app

By : CIOL Writers

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has launched an Android app to enable users to manage their journeys with even greater ease. The new Etihad Airways app, which is available now to download via the Google Play Store

Harry Potter spells now work on your Android phones, thanks to Google

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Google is shaking the virtual platform yet again, with the coolest feature till date (at least for Potterheads). Google has tied-up with the new Harry Potter film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, to provide us new spells and

WhatsApp brings Snapchat-inspired features for iPhone users

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Looks like, Snapchat is the superhero of the social networking apps dominion. After Facebook, its WhatsApp who has brought a wide range of new update for iPhone users, very much similar to Snapchat. Similar to the update for Android users,

Android 7.1 Developer Preview now available for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C

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Google couldn’t have timed it better. Arriving in sync with Pixel release, the Android 7.1 Developer Preview is now available for the Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel C. If you’re already enrolled in the Android Beta Program, you should receive

Google could launch its own Android powered smartwatches in Q1’17

By : CIOL Writers

Google is back in the rumor circuits. However, this time, it’s regarding the Android wear that is yet to receive consideration from the users or the market. Evan Blass, the popular gadget-leaker, has confirmed the latest report that Google’s Android-powered

Over half of the Android users still vulnerable to ancient Ghost Push Trojan

By : CIOL Writers

More than two years have passed since the existence of one of the world’s most prolific Android malware – Ghost Push was made public — but millions of devices are still vulnerable. The potent trojan that makes its way onto

Cyanogen appoints former COO Lior Tal as the CEO, adopts new MOD approach

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Cyanogen, which was recently in news for laying off 20 percent of its workforce has appointed the former COO Lior Tal as new CEO, while the co-founder and CEO Kirt McMaster will be shifting to an “Executive Chairman” role. Cyanogen,