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Monday, May 21

Fortnite finally coming to Android, and we can't wait to play it

Fortnite is the hottest game right now, for both gaming consoles and iOS. But if you are an Android user, worry no more. Epic Games, the firm behind the gaming phenomenon, confirmed that the Android app might see the sunlight during

Google Duo latest update brings Screen sharing to its platform, but there is a catch

Google has recently begun rolling an update for its video calling service 'Duo'. The new update introduces the much-awaited screen sharing feature to the Duo platform. With the updated Google Duo a user will be able to share his/her screen with

Sunday, May 20

WhatsApp group video calling is live on Android and iOS: How to use

Facebook-owned messaging app is getting many new features to make it easier for you. One such feature is the support for group video calling. Earlier, there were reports that WhatsApp is testing group video calls letting you add up to four

Friday, May 18

Brain Baazi app review: Put your GK to test and earn money

Times Internet Limited (TIL), in February introduced an app called Brain Baazi. It hosts live trivia quiz on the app, which is somewhat similar to the quiz shows on TV. Users just have to answer few general questions to earn a

Instagram now allows a user to share Feed Posts to stories

We all are aware of the Story feature that is available in the social messaging apps. The Stories feature for Facebook including the apps that the social media giant owns have seen a number of updates and improvements over time in

Thursday, May 17

Now, WhatsApp Payments is under the RBI radar for data sharing with Facebook

WhatsApp has announced its UPI-based, peer-to-peer payment service back in February 2018 in India. Following this, it also added the feature where a user can send money to any UPI Virtual Payment Address (VPA). However, as per Paytm WhatsApp's paymen....

Google begins rolling out the AI-powered Google News app for iOS users

Google had concluded the annual I/O developer conference recently. The tech giant has announced a wide range of updates and features for its services and devices. One of such app that received a complete makeover is the Google Newsstand. During the

Instagram will notify if you waste time on its app

Instagram is said to be working on a new feature on its app. The feature will help users understand how they interact with the app. Instagram CEO tweeted saying, "We're building tools that will help the IG community know more about

Wednesday, May 16

Google is testing ‘Material Theme’ card for Google Maps

Google's location-based service Maps is one of the most used applications around the globe. The app has received its share of updates during the annual I/O 2018 developer conference. The new set of features include AR navigation mode, nearby place ma....

Android Malware apps are returning on Play Store under a different name: Report

It seems like that the tech industry is experiencing a tough time in fending off various privacy and security-related attacks on their platforms. With the Cambridge Analytica scandal, users trust issues with the tech giants like Google and Facebook a....

Tuesday, May 15

WhatsApp groups get new features: Admin controls, participant search and more

WhatsApp has announced a slew of new features for groups. These new features will be included in the stable Android and iOS versions of the app. Most of these new features were already included in the Android beta builds and stable

Monday, May 14

Flipkart mobile app now has travel booking feature

Flipkart made an entry in the travel industry last month when it had collaborated with MakeMyTrip. However back then there was no information available regarding the release of the joint venture. Now, it seems like Flipkart is keeping on its side

Saturday, May 12

You can now book a bus in Andhra Pradesh with Paytm

PayTm has become a lot more than just a digital wallet. You can shop clothes, electronic items, book movie tickets and carry out seamless transactions within seconds on the app. The app has now added one more useful service in its

Microsoft wants to work with Apple to bring iMessage on Windows machines

Microsoft wants to work with the rival company Apple to bring iMessage support to Windows 10 powered machines. The ambitious wish was revealed by Microsoft's Shilpa Ranganathan in an interview with the Verge. Ranganathan wants to bring iMessage suppo....

Thursday, May 10

Bored of Instagram? Here are 5 alternatives you can try

Instagram’s popularity has steadily increased over the years, it was not the only platform out there where photos were the central focus of attention but something about the interface and simplicity of the app clicked with the millions of its u....

WhatsApp Business app to get Chat Filter feature

WhatsApp Business app for Android will receive the Chat Filter feature. The Facebook-owned instant messaging app rolled out a new version of the Business app having the version number 2.18.84. This new version appears to have some references to the u....

Qualcomm’s next smartwatch chips will give you a ‘No compromise’ WearOS experience

Google had recently renamed its Android Wear to WearOS. The latest Android 2.8 update brings a whole set of new features to the platform along with improved watches' display performance. Wear OS was the updated Android Wear with a much darker di....

Wednesday, May 09

Walmart buys 77% stake in Flipkart

US retail giant Walmart today announced that it has agreed to take 77 percent stake in Indian e-commerce player Flipkart for $16 billion. While the remainder of the business will be held by some of Flipkart's existing shareholders, including Fl....

Rooter app brings first-ever live fantasy Cricket in India

Rooter, the live social sports engagement platform is now upping its game. Now a new and improved version of its app, Rooter 3.0 has been introduced. Featuring a flexible user interface that caters to global audiences, the latest update makes several....

Google Assistant to get six new voices, John Legend melodic tones and more

Google has introduced a bunch of new features and refinements to its Assistant, during the I/O 2018 event. The search giant has announced that Google Assistant will be available in more than 30 different languages and 80 countries by the end

Tuesday, May 08

Mobikwik join hands with Ola, allows users to cabs and autos

Digital financial services platform Mobikwik has joined hands with ride-sharing app Ola to enable its users to book cabs and autos across 110 cities in India. With this partnership, MobiKwik users will have access to Ola's multi-modal commuting offer....

True Balance adds DTH bill payment service

Softbank backed digital payments company True Balance has added DTH bill payment services to its product portfolio to allow users to pay their DTH bills through an easy and graphical interface. The introduction of DTH feature will enable the app

WhatsApp Business for iOS reportedly in works

WhatsApp is rolling out many new features for its users. The app will soon be supporting features like group video calling and third-party stickers. Now new reports suggest that WhatsApp Business app for iOS is under development. The app was

Monday, May 07

7 Awesome Photo Editing Apps For Android

Smartphones these days have become a handy tool for taking quality images and preserving the best of memories. Long gone are the days when photography was a tool in the hands of a few well-practiced photographers. These days, sophisticated phones wit....

Google is using AI and Machine learning to make its apps better

We all are aware that Google I/0 2018 is right around the corner. Following this Google has published a blog post that gives the users a glimpse of how it uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve their apps, service and the

WhatsApp gets new feature to open chat window: Here’s how it works

WhatsApp with a user base of 1.5 billion active users is rolling out many new features. At the recently concluded F8, Facebook announced that WhatsApp will get the group video calling feature. However, it did not reveal the changes those will

This WhatsApp message can crash your phone

It is not new for WhatsApp to be a source for spreading spam messages. While most spam messages are not problematic, some could be sent with nefarious intentions. The latest news is that a new message being circulated on WhatsApp can

Saturday, May 05

YouTube Music begins testing audio player redesign along with improved shuffle algorithm

It seems that the Google's music streaming plans have gone for a toss. There is a constant sword hanging over the Google Play Music's head. It is most likely that Google Play music will be incorporated with YouTube Music. Now, the

Google to redesign News; YouTube and magazines integration likely

Google News will soon be witnessing some major changes. According to a report by AdAge, the service will be getting a "new design" and will "incorporate elements of the [Google Play] Newsstand app and YouTube." The new Google News will

Truecaller is pushing its customer towards subscription, limits caller ID searches

Truecaller app is well known for its functionality that allows a user to identify unknown callers. Apart from identifying the unknown numbers, the app is also used to tackle spam calls. However, Truecaller is now working on limiting the Caller ID

Wednesday, May 02

Facebook F8 conference: Instagram gets video calling, AR and anti-bullying features

Facebook-owned Instagram keeps on upgrading its camera to compete with the rival app Snapchat. Earlier last month Instagram has introduced the portrait mode in the story feed as 'Focus'. Now the latest reports suggest that the Instagram's camera will....

Facebook F8 developer's conference: Everything to look out for

Facebook F8 conference's first day witnessed many new announcements and updates. The conference is being held in San Jose, California this year. The new updates included changes within the popular apps such as WhatsApp and Instagram. Here are few of ....

Tuesday, May 01

M-tech Mobile partners with Swiftkey keyboard app

M-tech Mobile, a manufacturer of affordable mobile phones has partnered  with the predictive typing keyboard app - Swiftkey. All smartphone models of the brand will now come with the Swiftkey app pre-installed offering a faster, easier typing ex....