Google announces upcoming Multi-device features for Android ecosystem

Google yesterday unveiled new improvements for their consumer goods and services at Google I/O 2022, including some very important changes to multi-device functionality for the Android ecosystem in 2022. Continue reading “Google announces upcoming Multi-device features for Android ecosystem”

WhatsApp Beta for Android now allows you to quickly start chats with unsaved contacts

WhatsApp Voice Notes

One of WhatsApp’s limitations is that it’s difficult to start a conversation with someone who hasn’t been saved. There are ways to get around this, but they aren’t straightforward. Presently, opening the default dialer app by pressing on an unsaved contact in a WhatsApp discussion doesn’t allow you to text the contact from within the app. Continue reading “WhatsApp Beta for Android now allows you to quickly start chats with unsaved contacts”

Twitter for Android will soon support selecting text in a Tweet

The Android version of Twitter’s app is rumored to be getting the ability to select text within tweets. The firm is working on bringing a text selection feature to its Android app, according to popular app reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong’s latest tweet. Continue reading “Twitter for Android will soon support selecting text in a Tweet”

Google Chrome for Android to get ‘Close all tabs’ warning

To date, numerous new features have been tested on Google Chrome on the Android platform. One such feature that showed up recently is the “Close all tabs” function. However, there are reports that many are accidentally tapping on the option. Continue reading “Google Chrome for Android to get ‘Close all tabs’ warning”

Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data

Following the footsteps of Apple, Google is now planning to add a safety section in Google Play to give people transparency into how apps use data.  According to Google, this section will help people understand the data an app collects or shares, if that data is secured, and additional details that impact privacy and security. Continue reading “Google to add Privacy Labels to apps in Google Play to give transparency into how apps use data”

Square Enix’s first Made-in-India mobile game ‘Ludo Zenith’ now available for Download

Square Enix India, the Indian subsidiary of the Japanese gaming giant, has launched a casual mobile game based on the popular board game Ludo, called Ludo Zenith. Continue reading “Square Enix’s first Made-in-India mobile game ‘Ludo Zenith’ now available for Download”

Opera Browser v61 for Android brings new Media Player, WebSnap and more

A few days back, Opera added an instant access feature for music streaming to its browser. And now, the company has rolled out ‘Version 61’ of the Opera browser for Android. Continue reading “Opera Browser v61 for Android brings new Media Player, WebSnap and more”

Supercell soft launches match-and-solve puzzle game ‘Hay Day Pop’ for Android and iOS

Supercell, popular Finnish game developer, known for Clash of clans, Clash Royale, and Brawlstars has quietly soft launched Hay Day Pop, a match-and-solve puzzle game. Continue reading “Supercell soft launches match-and-solve puzzle game ‘Hay Day Pop’ for Android and iOS”

Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS

Google has been revamping things, adding features and much more to its GSuite, in a bid to give users a smooth experience. As we all know, last the company launched automatic room suggestions in Google Calendar on the web. Continue reading “Google Calender’s AI-powered meeting room suggestions now rolling for Android and iOS”

Microsoft Windows 10 latest Insider Preview Build lets you mirror your Android apps on PC

Last year, Microsoft launched the “Your Phone” feature in an attempt to help further tie Android or iOS smartphone to your PC. Right now, the Redmond giant is running a beta of a new screen mirroring feature that allows Android apps to be run on a Windows 10 PC. Continue reading “Microsoft Windows 10 latest Insider Preview Build lets you mirror your Android apps on PC”

Google Bolo speech-based tutor app for children released in India

Google Bolo

Google has released Bolo, an Android app that is aimed at improving the reading skills of children. Bolo is powered by the company’s speech recognition and text-to-speech technology that comes built-in with a helpful reading buddy, “Diya.” which explains and corrects the child, as they read aloud.
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Google begins rolling out Android Slices for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other settings

Google back in 2018 had announced the Android Slices at I/O 2018 event and began testing the new UI in the later part of 2018 with third-party apps. Slices are designed to surface the key features of applications in natural places, like Google Search. Now, the Shortcuts for the Settings app on Pixel devices are beginning to roll out.  Continue reading “Google begins rolling out Android Slices for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and other settings”

Facebook now allows you to block background location tracking on Android

Facebook Android

Facebook has announced an update to the Facebook app’s location controls on Android to give people more choice over how it collects location information and how it stores the data it collects. The company clarified that it is not changing users previously made choices nor it is collecting any new information as a result of this update. Continue reading “Facebook now allows you to block background location tracking on Android”

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) One UI-based Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 9.0 Pie beta update based on One UI to the Galaxy A7 (2018). Owners of the phone can register for the Android Pie/One UI beta program in India, as the over-the-air update has already started rolling out.  Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) One UI-based Android 9.0 Pie beta update starts rolling out in India”

Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits

Instagram

Commerce will be a huge part of Facebook’s 2019 roadmap as confirmed by the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In-line with the plan, the company is said to be working on launching a fundraiser sticker in 2019 that would potentially gather credit card info. Facebook’s own Donate buttons have raised $1 billion.  Continue reading “Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits”