Tag: Android

2.5 billion devices now running Android OS: Report

2.5 billion devices now running Android OS: Report

San Francisco: The Android mobile Operating System (OS) is now running on 2.5 billion devices globally, up from 2 billion, Google announced two years ago. Stephanie Cuthbertson, Android’s Senior Director made the announcement at the I/O conference. This milestone for the company comes about ten years after the first release[Read More…]

Snapchat adds 4 mn users, beats Wall Street estimates

Snapchat releases its rebuilt app for Android users

San Francisco: Photo-messaging app Snapchat has finally released its rebuilt app for Android users in a bid to bring performance for the Android version up to par with the iOS version. The redesign does not implement any major changes in the user interface (UI) or navigation on Snapchat, but the[Read More…]

Google releases Android Q beta on Pixel phones

Google releases Android Q beta on Pixel phones

San Francisco: Google has released the first beta version of Android’s next major update “Q” on Pixel phones with developer-focused tools as well as compatibility features for foldable phones. “In Android Q, we’ve made more enhancements to protect our users. The operating system (OS) would give users more control over[Read More…]

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

San Francisco: In an attempt to address the problem of following threaded conversations on its app, micro-blogging site Twitter is reportedly testing an overlay of profile preview that would enable users to see information of any person replying to their tweet-threads. Typically, Twitter does not automatically organise conversations in ways[Read More…]

New Twitter bug exposed Android users’ private tweets

San Francisco, A bug in Twitter exposed private tweets of some Android users for over five years when they made changes in their settings, like changing the email address linked to their accounts. According to the micro-blogging platform, the bug (now fixed) disabled the “Protect your Tweets” setting if certain[Read More…]

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