Adobe Spark for Android with intelligent graphic design, typography, design filters and more released in beta

Adobe Spark

Adobe today has finally released the Spark app for Android in beta, the app was available on Web and iOS for a while now. It is the company’s storytelling app that includes ‘Page,’ ‘Post,’ and ‘Video.’ The app can create collages, flyers, and social posts based on a set of templates. Continue reading “Adobe Spark for Android with intelligent graphic design, typography, design filters and more released in beta”

Yahoo Mail mobile web gets a refreshed look, new features; Yahoo Mail Go for Android Go Edition smartphones released

Yahoo has updated Yahoo Mail mobile web app with several new features, updated design, modern fonts, and native-like interaction animations. It has also introduced new Yahoo Mail Go app for Android Go Edition smartphones with 1GB of RAM. Continue reading “Yahoo Mail mobile web gets a refreshed look, new features; Yahoo Mail Go for Android Go Edition smartphones released”

Nokia 2 finally gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta

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HMD Global launched the Nokia 2 budget smartphone in India back in November last year. At the launch the company confirmed that the phone will get Android 8.0 (Oreo) update in the future. Later in December HMD Global’s Chief product officer Juho Sarvikas‏ confirmed that Nokia 2 will get Android 8.1 Oreo update directly skipping 8.0 update, and also said that it the update will bring most of the Android 8.1 features including the memory management improvements. Continue reading “Nokia 2 finally gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta”

Honor 10 gets Party Mode, EIS and more via OTA update in India

Huawei’s Honor brand launched its flagship Honor 10 smartphone in India last month running Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.1 on top. Now it has rolled out a new update that brings several new features including party mode feature that lets you connect several phones to play the same song simultaneously, HiTouch that lets you quickly identify objects by scanning them, Paytm entergration, and most expected EIS feature for videos.

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Android Messages gets Web version, Smart Replies, GIF support, link previews and more

Android Messages

Google is finally bringing features to Android Messages application that many would appreciate. Google says that it is creating a messaging experience that would be available on multiple devices, and let you share whatever you want. One among the many features is rolling out is Android Messages for Web that lets you send and receive texts from your computer. Continue reading “Android Messages gets Web version, Smart Replies, GIF support, link previews and more”

OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.8 update starts rolling out in India

OnePlus rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.6 with several new features including portrait mode support for the front camera, battery percentage in the status bar, Idea VoLTE support in India Dual-4G network option and more last week. It rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.7 update a few days back that brought few more features, but the company said that the OxygenOS 5.1.6 update for India had stability issues. Today the company has rolled out OxygenOS 5.1.8 update for the phone as promised that fixes the system stability issues. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 OxygenOS 5.1.8 update starts rolling out in India”

Gmail V8.6 for Android hints at priority-based notifications, email bundling; adds unsubscribe tips

Gmail

Google is rolling out a new update to Gmail which brings the version number to V8.6. This update finally adds the unsubscribe suggestions and this will make it easier to keep your mail a bit cleaner. It also hints at high-priority notification filter and a limited test of email bundling.  Continue reading “Gmail V8.6 for Android hints at priority-based notifications, email bundling; adds unsubscribe tips”

Xiaomi starts testing Android 8.1 Oreo for Mi A1, stable roll out expected soon

Xiaomi launched Mi A1 back in Sep 2017 under Android One programme in collaboration with Google with an aim to keep the android version updated for next couple of years. At the event, Xiaomi and Google promised regular security patch updates every month along with Android Oreo in 2017 itself for Mi A1. Continue reading “Xiaomi starts testing Android 8.1 Oreo for Mi A1, stable roll out expected soon”

Nokia X6 update brings option to hide the notch, new AI portrait features, June Android security patch and more

HMD Global introduced the Nokia X6 smartphone in China. Few weeks after the phone went on sale in China, the company has pushed a new software update that brings several new features including an option to hide the notch, similar to most of the smartphones. The update also brings updates to AI portraits that lets you swap the background.

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Android P could bring manual dark and light theme in Pixel launcher

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With Pixel 2, Google launched an automatic dark theme that changes according to wallpaper color within launcher and quick settings. This is a half-baked move with users requesting Google a dark system theme for years. There is no way you can manually select between light and dark theme. However, this might be changing with Android P release.  Continue reading “Android P could bring manual dark and light theme in Pixel launcher”

ASUS PixelMaster camera app update with Google Lens integration starts rolling out

ASUS has started rolling out an update for its PixelMaster camera app that brings Google Lens support inside the camera app that brings object and landmark recognition. This was announced by Google at the I/O, and Sony smartphones and the Motorola’s 2018 lineup got the feature recently. Continue reading “ASUS PixelMaster camera app update with Google Lens integration starts rolling out”

Google Translate for Android and iOS gets AI-powered offline translation

Google Translate

Google Translate app has received Neural Machine learning Technology offline—on the device translations. Meaning which the technology will run within the Google Translate apps directly on your Android or iOS device so that you can get high-quality translations even when you don’t have access to an internet connection. Continue reading “Google Translate for Android and iOS gets AI-powered offline translation”

Moto Camera updated with Google Lens, YouTube Live, Google Photos integration, new UI and more

Motorola has updated its camera app to version 7.2.19.8 that brings several new features including Google Lens support inside the camera app that brings object and landmark recognition, but this simply launches the Google app. This was announced by Google at the I/O, and Sony smartphones got the feature recently.

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Chrome Beta 68 for Android shrinks install banners, brings new payment handler API and more

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A new version of chrome has been rolled out slightly after the rollout of the Chrome 67 public release. This update brings the version to Chrome 68 and adds features like new payment handler API, adblocker Chrome redirections, changes to web app install banners, and more. Continue reading “Chrome Beta 68 for Android shrinks install banners, brings new payment handler API and more”

Google releases Android P Beta 2 with final APIs, brings 157 new emojis

Google released Android developer preview for Android ‘P’ back in March and the first Beta (DP2) was released a the Google I/O last month. Today the company has released Beta 2 (DP 3) for the Pixel smartphones, as it had promised. Continue reading “Google releases Android P Beta 2 with final APIs, brings 157 new emojis”