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Instagram to roll out video view counts

February 12, 2016 – 5:03 pm
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In a bid to bolster its ad revenue, Instagram has announced that it will soon roll out video view counts on its platform. Users of the Facebook owned photo sharing site will start seeing  how many …

Facebook is testing SMS integration for Messenger on Android, brings support for multiple accounts

February 12, 2016 – 3:32 pm
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Facebook is working on bringing back an old feature to its Messenger app. The social network is currently testing SMS integration on Messenger on a limited number of Android users.

Google said to be working on an independant Virtual Reality headset

February 12, 2016 – 1:13 pm

Virtual reality is the buzz word for 2016 and top tech giants like Google and Apple are bolstering their efforts to tap this market which is still in a nascent stage. A fresh report from …

Google Clock gets new animations, audio alerts for Android Wear and more

February 11, 2016 – 6:18 pm
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Google has updated Clock app for Android with new features and improvements. The latest update that bumps the app to version 4.3 brings a short and crisp animation to the UI and audio alerts for Android …

Microsoft teams up with Acer to pre-install its Android apps on phones and tablets

February 11, 2016 – 4:26 pm
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Microsoft has partnered with Acer to pre-load productivity apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive and Skype on select Android smartphones and tablets from Acer. The company said that it will start the pre-installing the …

Facebook officially withdraws Free Basics from India

February 11, 2016 – 12:50 pm

Facebook has finally pulled the plug on its Free Basics service in India. The move comes from the social network only days after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) favoured Net Neutrality and banned differential …

WiFire for Android lets you automatically connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots nearby

February 11, 2016 – 12:29 pm
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WiFire is a new Android app that lets you connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots nearby without requiring you to type in passwords or searching for a good network. It pops up notifications whenever there is a free Wi-Fi hotspot. You …

Google Maps now lets you avoid turn by turn navigation during voice calls

February 10, 2016 – 5:42 pm
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Google is bringing a new update to Maps that adds a couple of features and improvements. The update that bumps the app to version 9.20, lets you switch off the turn by turn by navigation …

Microsoft acquires Groove music player iOS app

February 10, 2016 – 2:47 pm
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Microsoft has scooped up Groove music player iOS app for an undisclosed sum. The Groove app is developed by a Montreal-based startup, Zikera. As a result of the acquisition, Groove will no longer be available for download.

Gmail will now alert users about unsecured emails

February 10, 2016 – 11:15 am
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Google is rolling out a new security feature for Gmail that will warn users when they try to send or receive emails over unsecured connections. The company is introducing the feature on the occasion of Safer …

1Password for Android gets fingerprint unlock, Material Design update and more

February 9, 2016 – 6:31 pm

1Password has updated its Android app with some major features and improvements. The update that bumps the app to version 6.0 brings material design revamp that makes the UI more clean and simple with additions for a …

Twitter sets up trust and safety council to curb abuse

February 9, 2016 – 5:39 pm

Twitter has been constantly working towards making the platform safe for its users. Today, the micro blogging site has announced that is it setting up a Twitter Trust and Safety Council to “ensure that people …

Instagram rolls out multiple account support for iOS and Android

February 9, 2016 – 12:02 pm
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Instagram has finally added support for multiple accounts. With the latest update, the popular photo sharing app now brings the ability for its users to easily switch between accounts on their Android and iOS devices.

Hangouts to get improved call quality using P2P connection

February 5, 2016 – 5:45 pm

Google is always hard at work to improve its applications and Hangouts is one of the bigger priorities. New sources say that Google will remove the SMS capabilities and try to improve the call quality.

Bing Search for iPhone and Android updated with several new features

February 5, 2016 – 3:22 pm
Bing for iPhone and Android

Microsoft has updated its Bing Search app for Android and iPhone. The new Android app now offers snapshots of information, available on-tap and in-context, while using other apps. This feature was already available for iPhone. Both the …