Freedom of the Press Foundation where Edward Snowden is one of the directors and Guardian Project have jointly developed an open-source app called Haven for Android that uses a sensors on the phone to provide monitoring and protection of physical spaces. The developers say that the app has especially been developed for investigative journalists, human rights defenders, and people at risk of forced disappearance. Continue reading “Snowden-backed Haven app uses your smartphone’s sensors for monitoring”
Microsoft had launched redesigned Skype for mobile back in June, and the company has been testing its mobile interface changes in desktop versions of its apps. The redesigned interface mostly focused on media sharing and social expression tools. Today the company has publicly launched the redesigned Skype for the desktop.
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WhatsApp is rolling out a new live location sharing feature on both Android and iOS today. You could choose to share your real-time location for 15 minutes, 1 hour or 8 hours with your loved ones in chat message with a single person or a group. I always dislike giving directions to people over phone and have always relied on WhatsApp location sharing feature to keep it simple. This new update makes location sharing even more seamless.
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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”
Last month Instagram started rolling out new ‘archive’ option for Android and iOS users to hide posts from profile easily without deleting them. Now the company has officially announced that it is rolling out the feature for everyone. This will be very useful for those who want to hide some of their pictures or videos from their profile temporarily. Continue reading “Instagram’s archive option to temporarily hide posts is now available for all”
Microsoft’s Skype is getting a major upgrade with a completely redesigned UI, new features such as ‘Highlights’ that lets you share the Highlights of your day, new “find” panel that makes Skype infinitely searchable and more.
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It is that time of the year again when users are eagerly waiting for their devices to be updated to the latest version of Android which is 7.0/7.1 Nougat. As usual, the handset makers are taking their very own time to roll out the Android Nougat update to their devices. Continue reading “List of phones Getting Android 7.0 Nougat update”
Opera Max has received a major update to version 3.0 that brings several new features including a new UI, optimized data savings, data management tools and support for Facebook savings. Continue reading “Opera Max 3.0 brings new UI, data savings tips, Savings for Facebook and more”
SwiftKey has finally added most expected keypress sounds options. This lets you customize the keyboard with four new keypress sound profiles – Modern, Android, Traditional and Blip. To chance keypress sound, you need Simply tap or slide the hamburger icon on the left of the prediction bar to enter the SwiftKey Hub. From there, open the ‘Typing’ panel and select ‘Sound and Vibration’. Continue reading “SwiftKey for Android gets four new keypress sound profiles”
Google has updated Allo app for Android with several new features including new shortcut to make it faster and easier to bring the Google Assistant into chats. In chat, you just need to tap the Google Assistant icon in the compose box. Last week Google said that it will roll out Google Assistant to smartphones running Android 7.0 Nougat and Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Continue reading “Google Allo for Android gets one tap Assistant shortcut, GIF sharing and Animated emoji”
Gaana music streaming app has received Android Auto support that will allow users to stream music via Android Auto compatible phones, vehicles and aftermarket radios. Gaana says that it is the first Indian music streaming app to get Android Auto support. Continue reading “Gaana music streaming app gets Android Auto support”
After testing out WhatsApp Status back in November last year and rolling out the feature for beta users last week, WhatsApp today officially announced that it will start rolling the Status feature that lets you add photos, videos and emojis to status messages from today. This is similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Continue reading “WhatsApp Status starts rolling out for Android and iOS, takes on Snapchat and Instagram Stories”
Microsoft has updated its Skype Preview for Android and iOS with a lot of new features that are meant to make conversations more expressive and entertaining. It has new in-call reactions that let people add live emoticons, photos, and text to video calls. Integrated camera now supports emoticons, stickers, and annotations and lots more. Continue reading “Skype Preview for Android and iOS adds Messaging and In-call reactions, Find panel and more”
After almost a year of launching its ‘Email’ app on iOS, EasilyDo has launched the app for Android. It has a in-built intelligent assistant to keep your shopping, expenses, and travel organized. It also has several features to unsubscribe from junk, snooze messages, undo sent mail, and more. This is mostly like Inbox by Google. Continue reading “Email by EasilyDo with Intelligent Assistant arrives for Android”
In an attempt to push digital payment throughout the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an app named as ‘BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money)’ for Android back in December last year, which is still one of the top apps on Google Play with over 500 million users. Now the app is finally live for iOS platform, as NPCI had promised earlier. Continue reading “BHIM app for UPI-based payments now available for iPhone”