SwiftKey beta for Android has been updated to version 6.4.5 that brings Incognito mode and Shortcuts / text expansion along with some bug fixes and Android N support. When the Incognito Mode is enabled, SwiftKey doesn’t learn the words you type. This can be enabled from SwiftKey Hub and the current theme switches to a dark theme with a mask in the background. Continue reading “SwiftKey 6.4.5 beta for Android brings incognito mode, text expansion support and more”
Opera added free built-in VPN for its developer version of the desktop browser back in April. Now it has rolled out the feature for the stable Opera desktop browser v40. This offers 256-bit encryption and allows you to browse the web more private, helps you to access region-restricted websites or shields your browsing when on public Wi-Fi. Continue reading “Opera 40 for desktop brings free, unlimited built-in VPN”
Google released Motion Still app for iOS back in June that uses video stabilization technology to freeze the background into a still photo or create sweeping cinematic pans to remove shakiness for creating smooth GIFs from Live Photos. Now the feature is available for Google Photos with the major version 2.0 update. The app got live photos support earlier this year. Continue reading “Google Photos 2.0 for iOS brings Motion Stills live photo editing features”
Xiaomi introduced MIUI 8 at global launch event in June and rolled out MIUI 8 global beta ROM for Redmi Note (3G and 4G), Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 2 and Mi Max (32GB) smartphones last month. Now the company has confirmed that it will roll out the stable ROM for Redmi 1S, Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G starting from August 23rd. It was supposed to roll out on August 16th, 2016, but got delayed. Continue reading “Xiaomi MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM to roll out from August 23”
Opera has updated its beta app for Android to version 37.1 that brings a new UI that will be rolling out gradually. The browser interface has been rebuilt completely, including settings. Continue reading “Opera for Android beta gets new UI, pilot for new Opera browser for iOS begins”
After launching the Gboard keyboard in the U.S. last month, Google launched the keyboard app in UK, Australia, Canada and Ireland last Friday. Today it has finally launched the app for Indian users, after a slight delay. Gboard lets you search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more. You can also use Glide Typing by sliding your finger from key to key instead of tapping. Continue reading “Google Gboard keyboard for iPhone and iPad launched in India”
SwitKey keyboard beta for Android has been updated to version 6.3.6 has finally added Clipboard feature. This lets you access text directly copied from Android and also lets you create your own custom clips. You can view the snippets you’ve copied or cut in the last hour, pin the ones you want to keep for longer and add email, addresses and other text you often type. Continue reading “SwiftKey Keyboard 6.3.6 beta for Android adds Clipboard feature”
Last month Google released Gboard, a new keyboard app for iOS devices in the U.S. that lets you search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more. Today it has released it in several countries, including UK, Australia, Canada and Ireland and will be available in India soon. In addition to GIF and emoji support, the keyboard also lets you use Glide Typing by sliding your finger from key to key instead of tapping. It has English US, English UK, English AU, English CA, and English IN, but Google is planning to add lots more languages in future versions.
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After a recent VLC 2.0 beta release, VideoLAN has started rolling out stable version of the update for the Android users. This finally adds network browsing so that you can browse content from local network such as NAS or a shared directory on your PC. The update also brings option to toggle any device to the Android TV UI for VLC, new history option in the sidebar and faster to decode and playback all video types. Continue reading “VLC 2.0 for Android brings local network browsing, better playback and more”
What if your regular smartphone’s display and body could learn force touch or pressure touch of your hands and then perform tasks on that basis? What if you could dial a number or change music, just by squeezing your phone’s body? Continue reading “Meet ForcePhone; A new level of 3D force touch without any special hardware”
Google has released a new app called Spaces that aims to offer people a better group sharing experience. It lets you instantly to share around any topic such as find and share articles, videos and images without leaving the app, since it comes Google Search, YouTube, and Chrome come built in.
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Google has released Gboard, a new keyboard app for iOS devices that lets you search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more. You can also use Glide Typing by sliding your finger from key to key instead of tapping. Continue reading “Google launches Gboard keyboard for iPhone and iPad”
Opera introduced free built-in VPN for developer version with 256-bit encryption last month. Today is has released Opera developer 39 that brings a dedicated power saving mode. “This is designed to extend laptop battery life by up to 50% compared with Google Chrome or older version of Opera. Depending on your type of hardware, it can mean several hours more browsing before you need to recharge your laptop,” says the company. Continue reading “Opera browser for desktop gets power saving mode”
Google has released a new update for Android app that brings Tap to Translate to instantly translate text within any app on your Android phone using the new Tap To Translate button that appears once you copy . This was first announced last year for Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) devices and is now available for devices running Android 4.2 (Jellybean) and later.
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Instagram has finally rolled out its new black and white design for all the Android and iOS users, after beta testing it on Android couple of weeks back. The latest update brings monochromatic design instead of the usual blue and colorful theme, brings thinner and flatter icons on the bottom and doesn’t add any new features.
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