Google Photos for Android gets advanced movie editor, reorganized bottom bar and more

Google Photos

Google is rolling out a new update to Photos app for Android which brings advanced movie editor, reorganized bottom bar and more. The advanced movie editor was earlier spotted in a teardown of v3.16 and now it is finally started rolling out in the v3.18 release. Continue reading “Google Photos for Android gets advanced movie editor, reorganized bottom bar and more”

Netflix rolls out vertical ‘Mobile Previews’ to iOS, coming to Android soon

Netflix

Back in March, it was reported that Netflix will be getting ‘Mobile Previews’ with vertical video in April and today the company has officially announced the roll out of the feature to iOS app and coming soon to Android. Mobile Previews is the best way to know if you’ll like a new series or movie that you are planning to watch. Continue reading “Netflix rolls out vertical ‘Mobile Previews’ to iOS, coming to Android soon”

Truecaller hits 100 million daily active users worldwide

Truecaller

Truecaller just announced that it has hit 100 million daily active users globally. With this new achievement, Truecaller in less than a year has moved passed from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) to 100 million daily active users (DAUs). Continue reading “Truecaller hits 100 million daily active users worldwide”

Snapchat Lens Studio now lets anyone create face filters, integrates GIPHY GIFs

Snapchat Lens Studio

Snapchat released the Lens Studio for Mac and Windows that lets you design and build AR lenses for Snapchat back in December. Today it is bringing a new set of features for Lens Studio including seven brand new templates for the creation of face lenses. Continue reading “Snapchat Lens Studio now lets anyone create face filters, integrates GIPHY GIFs”

Gmail for iOS gets two-Step verification prompts

Last Google replaced SMS based verification with device-based Prompts. However, that was not the case for iOS, and they had to rely on Google app for two-factor authentication when logging in. To save them from the trouble, Google is now rolling out the 2-Step verification prompts for iOS Gmail app. Continue reading “Gmail for iOS gets two-Step verification prompts”

Facebook reportedly forming team to design its own chipsets

Facebook

Facebook is said to be forming team internally to design its own chipsets following the trend of limiting the dependency on chipmakers such as Intel Corp. and Qualcomm Inc. Facebook is also looking into hiring a manager to build an “end-to-end SoC/ASIC, firmware and driver development organization, according to a latest report from Bloomberg. Continue reading “Facebook reportedly forming team to design its own chipsets”

Opera VPN app for Android and iOS shutting down on April 30

Opera launched its free VPN app for Android and iOS back in 2016. Today it has announced that it will be shutting down the app on April 30th. The company recently shut down its Opera Max data saving app, which was acquired by Samsung. Opera desktop browser has built-in VPN service. The company recently disabled option to select the region. Continue reading “Opera VPN app for Android and iOS shutting down on April 30”

WhatsApp for Android beta and iOS gets ‘dismiss as admin’ feature

WhatsApp iOS, Android Dismiss As Admin

WhatsApp is now rolling out ‘dismiss as admin’ feature for Android and iOS which is long overdue. WhatsApp was first found testing this feature back in January 2018. This feature will let group administrators demote other admins, but group creators can’t be dismissed from being an admin.  Continue reading “WhatsApp for Android beta and iOS gets ‘dismiss as admin’ feature”

Amazon ‘Internet’ lite browser for Android released

Amazon browser

Amazon has silently has launched lite Android web browser – Internet: fast, lite and private. The main aim of launching this lightweight browser is to offer a medium where access to mobile data and high-speed connectivity is limited if not poor. Continue reading “Amazon ‘Internet’ lite browser for Android released”

Paytm app now shows live cricket scores starting with IPL 2018

Paytm app now offers live Cricket score updates on the homescreen starting with the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018. It said that following the IPL , the live updates will continue for the action happening across all major domestic and international cricket tournaments. Continue reading “Paytm app now shows live cricket scores starting with IPL 2018”

Chrome 66 for Android gets autoplay restriction and ‘Home Duplex’, option to export saved passwords for iOS

Google is rolling out a fresh update to Android and iOS. The update to Android brings the Chrome version number 66 and includes features like restricting autoplay, rounded material design, adds ‘Home Duplex’ and several design tweaks.  Continue reading “Chrome 66 for Android gets autoplay restriction and ‘Home Duplex’, option to export saved passwords for iOS”

Facebook said to be beta testing Payments in Messenger in India

Facebook Payments

According to a latest report , Facebook is testing Messenger payments in India. Furthermore, Facebook is also said to be quietly working on building a payments platform, which is independent of WhatsApp payments. Continue reading “Facebook said to be beta testing Payments in Messenger in India”

Instagram will soon let you download your data

Instagram new logo

After facing a lot of criticism for not having an option for data portability like how Facebook allows you to download your data. Instagram today has confirmed that it is building a new data portability tool, and you’ll soon be able to download a copy your data on Instagram, including your photos, videos, and messages. Continue reading “Instagram will soon let you download your data”

Spotify said to be planning a new version of its free music service

spotify

According to new report from Bloomberg, Spotify is said to be working on new version of its free music service which also happens to be the first big product change since the company went public some while ago. For customers with mobile phones, the company is said to be tweaking the free service to make it easier to use.  Continue reading “Spotify said to be planning a new version of its free music service”

Facebook announces ‘Data Abuse Bounty’ program with up to $40,000 rewards

Facebook

Facebook today has announced a new ‘Data Abuse Bounty’ program to reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. Facebook aims to quickly uncover potential abuse of users information and it says that the new Data Abuse Bounty is inspired by the existing bug bounty program that we use to uncover and address security issues.  Continue reading “Facebook announces ‘Data Abuse Bounty’ program with up to $40,000 rewards”