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…]

Google sorry for saving users' password in readable form

Google to charge $40 per device to Android makers

San Francisco: Android manufacturers will have to pay $40 per device to Google in Europe to be featured into Google Play Store and other mobile apps. According to a report in The Verge on Friday, a confidential fee schedule shows costs as high as $40 per device to install the[Read More…]

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Google testing ‘Explore’ interface on Chrome

San Francisco: Google is reportedly testing a new content discovery interface in the Chrome browser’s new tab page called “Explore”, which users can access on Android by enabling an experimental flag. According to a report by tech website Android Police, the interface is in its early stages, and contains a[Read More…]

Google launches AI-packed Android 9 Pie

Google launches AI-packed Android 9 Pie

San Francisco:– Google has released its latest version of Android Operating System — Android 9 Pie, which harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict how users would like to experience their devices while offering a smoother navigation system and an easier way to track and limit usage of[Read More…]

WhatsApp's 'one-way' broadcast mode for group chats is here

‘WhatsApp Business’ now available on Android in India

New Delhi: To help businesses communicate better with their customers in India, WhatsApp has officially rolled out “WhatsApp Business” — a free-to-download Android app for small businesses — in the country. The new app, available on Google Play Store, will make it easier for companies to connect with customers, and more[Read More…]

IRCTC website, app to get makeover to provide better user experience

The Indian Railways will be revamped its website and launch a new Android-based Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) mobile App soon. The move is being taken to ensure quicker, easier and smooth ticket-booking procedure for the passengers. Reportedly, the revamped website will be easy to log-in, clutter-free and passenger-friendly.[Read More…]

Nokia 8 Spotted Running Android 8.0.0, Photos Leaked

Nokia 8 spotted running android 8.0.0, photos leaked

The Nokia 8 is set to launch in a few weeks, and even though almost everything has been leaked, new information keeps surfacing every day. According to the listing, the Nokia 8 may just be the first – or at least, among the first – device running on Android 8.0. Furthermore, the Nokia 2 smartphone has been[Read More…]

Google will now protect your Android phone from risky apps

Google will now protect your Android phone from risky apps

Google is set to launch a new feature to protect Android users from rogue applications. In the latest security measure, Google soon to launch Google Play Protect which will scan the user’s smartphone around the clock to detect any Android app holding any sort of malicious content. Additionally, Google will[Read More…]

Snapchat may launch an android smart phone

Snapchat is apparently planning to launch an Android smartphone that will give consumers more control over the camera features, reports say. “A California-based marketing firm has unveiled a concept handset equip with a 360-degree camera, buttons that let users scroll through filters and a one touch capture function for easy[Read More…]

Hike Messenger launches 3 new features to take on Snapchat

India’s first home grown messaging app hike messenger on Thursday rolled out three new features — Stories, a built-in camera and live filters — and withdrew “Timeline” feature that was rolled out last year. “Stories is a new way for people on hike to share their lives and real moments[Read More…]

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