Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users

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Google Maps has reportedly started showing parking availability for some users, according to Android Police. The parking availability will be displayed with a small rounded ‘P’ icon right next to the travel duration within the app. Continue reading “Google Maps starts showing parking availability for some users”

Evernote 8.0 gets revamped UI, quicker note taking, improved navigation and more

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Evernote for iOS has received a major design overhaul in the latest update that bumps the app to version 8.0. Along with UI revamp, the app is getting new features that allows for quicker navigation, colorful text and more. Continue reading “Evernote 8.0 gets revamped UI, quicker note taking, improved navigation and more”

Vine Camera app now available for Android and iOS

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Vine has officially completed its transition to the Vine Camera app, as expected. Available on Android and iOS, the Vine Camera app will allow users to make 6-second long looping videos which can be shared on Twitter or saved on your mobile devices.
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You can now search and request Uber rides directly from Google Maps

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Google and Uber integration is going even deeper with the latest update. You can now now request a ride, see your driver en route, contact your driver, and follow your trip status directly from Google Maps. Prior to this update you could compare wait times and the pricing of available Uber options, including POOL, uberX, and uberXL, in Google Maps.
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YouTube Super Chat lets users pay to pin comments to live streams

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YouTube has introducing a new tool dubbed as Super Chat that lets viewers pay to pin comments during a live stream. A Super Chat is basically a highlighted message in the chat stream that stands out from the crowd and helps to attract creator’s attention. These Super Chats remain pinned to the top of chat for up to 5 hours, giving more airtime for your messages. Continue reading “YouTube Super Chat lets users pay to pin comments to live streams”

Facebook Live now lets you live stream from web

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Facebook has updated Live to add the ability for users to go live directly from their desktop. Users can now go live on Facebook via a web browser to Pages. The social network says the new tools and improvements will give publishers more control, customization, and flexibility over their broadcasts. Continue reading “Facebook Live now lets you live stream from web”

Paytm updates app with new features, raises transfer limit for merchants to Rs. 50,000

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Self-declared merchants can now to transfer up to Rs 50,000 directly in their bank accounts using Paytm. The Paytm app has also been updated which according to the company makes the app three times faster even on low-end smartphones and slow networks.
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WhatsApp for Android beta gets GIF search, media sharing limit raised to 30

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WhatsApp has finally added GIF search support for Android beta. The Facebook owned messaging service first added an option to send videos as GIF in August following which it allowed sending of GIFs that are saved on your device. Now, you can will be able to search different types of GIFs right within the app itself. WhatsApp for iOS already has this feature since November last year.

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Telegram update adds ability to delete recently sent messages, network usage and more

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Telegram has received an update that brings the ability for users to unsend recently sent messages. The update which bumps the app to version 3.16 will let you delete any messages you have shared within the last 48 hours. In addition, you will also be able to retract any messages within 48 hours of sending them.

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BHIM app hits 3 million downloads and enables 500,000 transactions

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After being the top free Android app in the Google Play Store, the BHIM UPI-based payments app has now crossed 3 million downloads, according to Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. He revealed the details via his official Twitter account.
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BHIM app for UPI-based payments ranked top on the Google Play Store

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In an attempt to push digital payment throughout the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an app named as ‘BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money)’ on Google Play Store, that aims to enable faster, easier and secure online payment through a smartphone. Developed by National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), BHIM app has overtook all other popular apps including Whatsapp, Facebook, MyJio and topped Google Play Store. Continue reading “BHIM app for UPI-based payments ranked top on the Google Play Store”

Google Play carrier billing officially launched for Airtel and Vodafone customers in India

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Google Play had launched carrier billing for Idea customers in India in May last year. Now, it has expanded the service to Airtel as well as Vodafone. Carrier billing will now allow Airtel and Vodafone customers to pay for apps, games, and books on Google Play directly from their pre-paid or post-paid account. Continue reading “Google Play carrier billing officially launched for Airtel and Vodafone customers in India”