Tag "Android"

BHIM app, now available on iOS platform also

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Bharat Interface for Money, or BHIM app, which has already been downloaded by 11.25 million Android users, has now been launched on iOS platform. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI) says, “The BHIM App

Google updates Maps for Android, makes it easier to access features

By : CIOL Writers

Google is doing away with the scattered display in one of its most widely-used applications, Google Maps. Instead, Google is bringing an uncluttered interface, making it much easier to access the app’s various features. The tech behemoth has rolled out

After Android, Google open-sources the iOS Chrome code into Chromium

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After allowing developers to create new mobile browsers through the open-sourced Chromium version for Android, Google has added the iOS Chrome code into Chromium, letting anyone examine, modify, and compile the project. Google has announced that the code for Chrome

Capture perfect selfie with iPhone’s rear camera using this ‘Selfie on Tilt’ app

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Though the ‘Selfie craze’ has enabled Android users with a flurry of high-resolution front cameras, iPhone users are still struggling with the low light, blurriness and shake effect they get from their rear camera. But, not anymore. Here comes Selfie

Like Google, Apple to finally allow developers to answer reviews on the app store

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Apple users are well aware of the frustration that happens when they leave a complaint or review on the app store but never receive a reply. That’s one example of poor customer service! However, that is about to change. Apple

Google’s Instant apps are being rolled out for testing

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Bridging the gap between web apps and native apps, Google’s Instant app is finally out for testing. Google said, “We’ve been working with a small number of developers to refine the user and developer experiences. Today, a few of these

Now book a cab directly from Google Maps

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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