Pocket Casts podcast app for Android and iOS now available for free

Popular podcast app Pocket Casts is now available for free, down from $3.99 (Rs. 99 in India) since the launch back in 2010. Every feature previously in the paid version is in the free version, said that company. It has also introduced new optional Pocket Casts Plus subscription at $1.17/month or $11.79/year, if you want additional features such as new themes, icons and option import your own audio files by uploading them to the Pocket Casts cloud so that you can access them across all the devices. Continue reading “Pocket Casts podcast app for Android and iOS now available for free”

Instagram Music now available in India; Here’s how to use it

Instagram Music rolled out to users in the US last year and was not available in India. After more than a year of rolling out the feature in the US, now,  Facebook-owned Instagram has started rolling out ‘Instagram Music’ feature in India joining hands with the Indian music community.

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Xiaomi Cleaner Lite storage cleaning app released on Play Store

Xiaomi’s MIUI is amongst the most popular Android skins with more than 300 million worldwide users. MIUI is a heavy skin on top of Android and focuses towards providing a rich user experience and to fulfill this, MIUI is loaded with many system apps like Calculator, Recorder, Screen Recorder, Mi File ManagerShareMe (Mi Drop), App VaultMi VideoYellow pages and many more. Continue reading “Xiaomi Cleaner Lite storage cleaning app released on Play Store”

Xiaomi Mint keyboard with support for 23 Indic languages, regional languages predication launched

Xiaomi’s smartphones and Redmi branded smartphones ship with custom MIUI skin on top of Android and has its custom keyboard app. In order to offer more typing options for its users, Xiaomi has today announced Mint Keyboard that is designed for Indian users with AI engine to enrich the expressions and conversations.

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Google removes fake Anti Virus apps from the Play Store after Quick Heal report

Recently, CamScanner app was found with Malware that affected several users. It was subsequently removed from Google Play Store. On similar lines, now, Quick Heal Security Labs have spotted multiple fake Anti Virus applications on Google Play Store and following the report from Quick Heal, Google has removed the fake Anti Virus apps from the Play Store.

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Google to offer ‘Play Pass’ subscription service for premium apps and games [Update: Confirmed to launch soon]

Update: September 10, 2019 — Google has confirmed that Play Pass subscription service is coming soon without revealing the exact launch date. Continue reading “Google to offer ‘Play Pass’ subscription service for premium apps and games [Update: Confirmed to launch soon]”

Telegram v5.11 update brings Scheduled Messages, Custom Cloud themes, Condensed message options and new privacy settings

Telegram rolled out v5.10 update last month that introduced silent messages, slow mode for groups and more. Today, Telegram has released v5.11 update and it brings scheduled messages, custom cloud themes, condensed message options, new privacy settings, and more animated emoji.

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CamScanner app removed from Google Play Store after it was found loaded with Malware

CamScanner, the app that turns your phone into a scanner for intelligent document management is in the news today as Kaspersky researchers recently found malware in the app that could potentially affect devices. The app has now been removed from the Google Play Store.

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Truecaller crosses 1 million premium subscribers globally; adds advanced spam features

Truecaller, the Swedish caller identification app has today announced that the company has crossed 1 million paying subscribers globally. It is also adding advanced spam features and introducing new features to ‘Truecaller Premium Gold’ subscription.

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Instagram testing new ‘Threads’ messaging app to rival Snapchat

Facebook has been introducing new features recently on its platform and also been testing new features in WhatsApp, Instagram etc. Similarly, now according to new reports, Facebook is working on a new messaging app called ‘Threads’ to take on Snapchat.

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Google Duo v60 brings low light mode to improve video call in dark environment, pin to home screen and call history deletion features

Google launched ‘Google Duo video-calling app back in 2016 and has been adding new features to the app. Similarly, today, with v60 update Google Duo brings low light mode to improve video call in low lightning, pin to home screen feature and call history deletion feature.

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Google’s Socratic AI app helps students in various subjects

Last year, Google acquired Socratic, a mobile learning app that uses AI technology to help high school and university students. As per the company claims, it guides them through the resources that are available and identifies the core underlying concepts that will lead them to answers to their questions. Continue reading “Google’s Socratic AI app helps students in various subjects”

Flipkart starts rolling out free video service for Android

Flipkart has started rolling out its video streaming service for Android users for free that allows users to watch movies, TV shows and other video content for free. Viu, Dice Media, TVF, Arre and Voot have partnered with Flipkart for the video content. The videos classified into different sections based on genres and languages.

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Instagram is testing Layout for Stories, new Boomerang modes, Comment Sharing, Notification Filters and more

Instagram has been introducing new features and also been testing new features like data saver for Android, hiding the number of likes on photos, stories to Explore tab and more, recently. Similarly, according to a new report, Instagram has been spotted testing a bunch of new features like Layout for Stories, different modes for Boomerang, Comment Sharing and more.

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Facebook renames groups privacy settings; adds admin tools for safety

Facebook introduced new features at the F8 event earlier this year including a refreshed design, new tools for Groups and more. On similar lines, Facebook has now announced that they are rolling out a new simplified privacy model for Groups and bringing clarity about the privacy settings for their groups.

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