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Google Play Store to rank apps based on performance

Google Play Store to rank apps based on performance

This also means apps with poor performance will be ranked lower in search results.
 

Aug 04, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
New Facebook measure to check fake news in ''Related Articles''

New Facebook measure to check fake news in ''Related Articles''

According to a report in TechCrunch on Friday, the feature is rolling out in the US, Germany, France and the Netherlands, because Facebook already has partner fact checkers in those countries. 

Aug 04, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Facebook begins testing ''Stories'' on desktop site

Facebook begins testing ''Stories'' on desktop site

Facebook has introduced "Stories" feature on all its platforms including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Facebook mobile. 

Aug 04, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Facebook offline videos download feature spotted on Android

Facebook offline videos download feature spotted on Android

Facebook has long been planning to take on YouTube with music videos and provide users with the ability to view videos offline.

Jul 18, 2016, 16:52 PM IST
Banned in 2009, Twitter has 10 million active users in China, say reports!

Banned in 2009, Twitter has 10 million active users in China, say reports!

Twitter has a global user base amounting to 310 million, but China's population of 1.4 billion it seems, remains unaffected by the ban that was imposed on Twitter in 2009.

Jul 07, 2016, 11:38 AM IST
Facebook to start test pilot on offline video viewing feature from July 11?

Facebook to start test pilot on offline video viewing feature from July 11?

If you remember, around the time when Facebook came out with its new emojis, they had only been introduced in three countries to test them out. 

Jul 07, 2016, 10:37 AM IST
This wallet will let you charge your iPhone with its built-in battery!

This wallet will let you charge your iPhone with its built-in battery!

Battery packs, car chargers, battery cases, etc., are a solution, but can prove to be a bit bulky and heavy.

Jun 15, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
Android developers get increased access to 'Pepper' the humanoid robot, ahead of US launch!

Android developers get increased access to 'Pepper' the humanoid robot, ahead of US launch!

Ahead of its US launch, SoftBank Mobiles, it seems, has gone a step further and announced that the ‘bot is being opened more widely to developers, at this week's Google I/O.

May 19, 2016, 22:53 PM IST
Soon, pay bills through Twitter!

Soon, pay bills through Twitter!

Currently, users can buy directly within the social network thorough Twitter's 'Buy' button.

Dec 27, 2015, 12:20 PM IST
Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google has filed a patent application to use holograms on its eye-wearable device Google Glass that will improve the augmented reality experiences that allows computer-generated imagery (CGI) to interact with the real world.

Oct 04, 2015, 19:46 PM IST
Facebook tests 'Watch Later' button

Facebook tests 'Watch Later' button

With Facebook already clocking four billion daily video views, it is clearly one of the fastest growing content categories on the site.

Jul 16, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
Despite plenty, people barely use five apps: Study

Despite plenty, people barely use five apps: Study

Smartphone users spend over 85 percent of their time using native applications, but most of their time is spent using just five non-native apps they have installed from the App Store, a new study reveals.

Jun 27, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

Google introduces new feature to enhance videos on its web app

The new feature is available in Google+ on Mac, Windows and ChromeOS.

Dec 21, 2014, 17:18 PM IST

Facebook app to add stickers on friends' faces

A Facebook app now lets you put huge emoticons and cute cartoons over your friends` faces with ease.

Dec 20, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

Instagram beats Twitter in active users

With 300 million active users, photo sharing site Instagram has moved ahead of Twitter in terms of users.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

'Anonymish' mobile chat app 'Secret' goes global on Android

The discreet social sharing app 'Secret', which was earlier available in the United States, has reportedly gone global on iOS and Android.

May 22, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Security flaw that allows hackers to unlock Apple iPhones revealed

Hackers can easily unlock the screen of Apple iPhone due to a security flaw, a report has said.

Feb 15, 2013, 16:15 PM IST