Facebook’s new patents suggests a modular smartphone is in the works

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It looks like Facebook is exploring modular smartphones. The social network has filed a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a “modular electromechanical device” that would allow users to easily swap existing components. This development was first spotted by Business Insider. Continue reading “Facebook’s new patents suggests a modular smartphone is in the works”

Clips app gets Disney and Pixar characters and new graphic overlays

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Apple had launched Clips video creation app for iPhone and iPad earlier in March. Now, the company has updated the app with addition of classic Disney and Pixar characters. The update which bumps the app to version 1.1 also features animated overlays of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck.

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Google Motion Stills GIF-making app launched for Android

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Google has finally launched Motion Still app for Android. Introduced for iOS last year, the app uses video stabilization technology to freeze the background into a still photo or create sweeping cinematic pans to remove shakiness for creating smooth GIFs. You can simply tap the camera button that will automatically capture a three-second clip as a looping GIF. Continue reading “Google Motion Stills GIF-making app launched for Android”

Google starts rolling out Play Protect to all Android devices

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Google had announced the Play Protect feature security at this year’s I/O conference. Now, the company has started rolling out the feature to all Android devices. Play Protect automatically scans the phone in the background to check if there are any malicious apps. Continue reading “Google starts rolling out Play Protect to all Android devices”

LinkedIn launches LinkedIn Lite Android app in India

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In a bid to bolster its effort in India, LinkedIn has launched LinkedIn Lite mobile app for Android. The largest professional network had launched LinkedIn Lite mobile website in September last year. Weighing less than 1MB, the app has been made in India will be expanded to over 60 countries in coming weeks and months. . Continue reading “LinkedIn launches LinkedIn Lite Android app in India”

Tinder revamps app with larger photos and cleaner design

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Tinder has updated its app which puts your photos front and center. Profile photos on Tinder will now take up more space as they are extend to the edges of the screen. The update also offers cleaner app that focuses on easier navigation. Continue reading “Tinder revamps app with larger photos and cleaner design”

Adobe Lightroom for iOS gets support for 3D Touch, Apple Pencil, Android app gets native design

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Adobe has released a major update for its Lightroom Mobile app for iOS and the Android app has been redesigned from the ground up offering faster, more efficient experience. “Every screen has been redesigned with the goal of ensuring a natural, native Android experience while providing the highest quality, professional-grade mobile photo editing app ever,” said the company. Continue reading “Adobe Lightroom for iOS gets support for 3D Touch, Apple Pencil, Android app gets native design”

Google is bidding adieu to the beloved blob emoji

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Google had announced earlier that Android O will replacing the classic blob emoji in favour of circular emojis. On the occasion of World Emoji Day, the company has officially announced ditching the blob emoji and it will now be available in the form of a sticker pack for its messaging app Allo. Continue reading “Google is bidding adieu to the beloved blob emoji”

GOQii rolls out AI-powered Referee auto food recognition feature

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GOQii has rolled out new GOQii Arena and GOQii Referee update to its appsArena is a motivational platform that aims to help GOQii users connect and motivate towards a healthy lifestyle. The company has also launched food auto detect feature called ‘Referee’ that can automatically detect the food from the plate. Continue reading “GOQii rolls out AI-powered Referee auto food recognition feature”

WhatsApp for iPhone adds support for all files, pinned chats and more

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WhatsApp for iPhone has received a new update that adds a couple of features. The update which bumps the app to version 2.17.40 brings the ability to pin chats on top, share any type of files and other features.

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