BlueStacks releases update of Android emulator

BlueStacks has released anupdate of its Android emulator which allows Android apps to run on OSX.

Facebook Ads Manager launches on Android

Facebook has rolled out its Ads Manager app which allows marketers to create and track campaigns on the move for Android.

Google rolls out free version of music streaming service Play Music
Google rolls out free version of music streaming service Play Music

Google has announced that Play Music will now offer a free, ad-supported version of the service to users who do not want to pay USD 9.99/month.

Now, send 'places' from your desktop to iPhone via Google Maps
Now, send 'places' from your desktop to iPhone via Google Maps

Google Maps has finally rolled out the handy 'send to device' feature for iOS users, months after introducing it to Android.

Messenger app tops a billion downloads at Google Play
Messenger app tops a billion downloads at Google Play

Facebook crowed that an Android version of its Messenger app has been downloaded more than a billion times from the Google Play store.

Here's the text string that can cripple your Skype
Here's the text string that can cripple your Skype

Days after a string of characters was discovered that could crash the Messages app on the iPhone, a similar bug has been found on Skype.

Now, more Indian languages on Swiftkey

SwiftKey Keyboard for Android on Friday launched new adaptive layouts for Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi and Nepali languages, the company's official blog post said.

Twitter's periscope now also available for Android users
Twitter's periscope now also available for Android users

 The wait for the Android users to use Periscope is finally over now as Twitter has also launched the live streaming app for Android platform.

User data retrievable from second-hand smartphones
User data retrievable from second-hand smartphones

Are you planning to junk your smartphone in the second-hand device market for the sake of a new one? Beware as your data can be retrieved from your old phone.

Are Tweets to now start popping up in Google searches?
Are Tweets to now start popping up in Google searches?

Google and Twitter have joined hands and officially announced thatmobile users will now be able to view tweets if they search with "hashtag."

Long-awaited 'Apple Music' service to be launched next month
Long-awaited 'Apple Music' service to be launched next month

Apple Music, Apple's much awaited music service , is reportedly set to be launched at the brand's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in June.

Now, Google Play will let you 'pre-register' for new apps

Now, Google Play will allow Android users to set up an alert for new Android apps so that they could grab it as soon as it hits the store.

Android's pain is iPhone's gain in Europe

Apple's attempts to convince Android users to switch to iOS is bearing fruits in Europe as latest data from Kantar World Panel showed that about 33 percent of new iPhone sales were to former Android users in Q1 of 2015.

Study says phablets eating phones, tablets
Study says phablets eating phones, tablets

According to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, smartphone users are increasingly buying phablets as they spend less time talking on the phone and more on screens while playing games, reading or chatting with friends.

Google Map working to improve spam-detection systems post obscene edits
Google Map working to improve spam-detection systems post obscene edits

Day after an image showing its Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo appeared on Google Maps through Map Maker, Google has said that it is working to improve the spam-detection systems on its platform.

Twitter's new 'Highlight' feature sends daily digest of selected tweets to users
Twitter's new 'Highlight' feature sends daily digest of selected tweets to users

Twitter has announced a new feature called Highlights that sends a push notification to serve up a twice-a-day digest of tweets that have been selected for users.

Facebook launches Android-only dialer app Hello
Facebook launches Android-only dialer app Hello

In a bid to put Facebook at the centre of all your communications, the company has launched an Android-onlydialer app called, Hello.

Indian Railways launches mobile app for paperless unreserved tickets

In a bid to take forward its initiative for paperless ticketing, the Indian railways will on Wednesday launch an App to help commuters obtain tickets in the unreserved category.