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.

Updated Google Fit app lets you estimate calories
Updated Google Fit app lets you estimate calories

Google Fit, an Android app, to trak your fitness and workout nature has been updated with new features.

Now, Android users can draw emojis, write messages with Google's new Handwriting Input

 With Google rolling out a new Handwriting Input for Android, you will now be able to draw emojis on your own and write messages on the screen of your smartphone.

Now, Google's 'Device Experts' will answer users' queries about its devices via video chat
Now, Google's 'Device Experts' will answer users' queries about its devices via video chat

 The Google Play store for devices like Nexus phones and tablets will now allow users to start a video chat with a salesperson who can answer any question about Chromebooks, Android Wear, or other devices that Google sells directly through the site.

Users can now see song lyrics above search results on Google

Google has introduced a feature where it will provide the song lyrics above the search results in North America wherein the lyrics would be reportedly recorded in the Google Play Store .

Facebook app to add stickers on friends' faces
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.

Smartphone app for the visually impaired launched

An application equipped with Braille typing feature that promises to assist the visually-impaired in using all features of a smartphone was launched here Thursday on World Sight Day.

Google to pay USD 19 million for child app purchases
Google to pay USD 19 million for child app purchases

Google has agreed to issue at least USD 19 million in refunds to consumers whose children made app purchases from its Google Play store without parental consent, officials said today.

Facebook Messenger downloaded over 500 million times: Report

Google Play Store has reported that the new Facebook Messenger app has been downloaded over 500 million times on Android-based devices.

Updated Google Play Store to have passwords for more control over `in-game purchases`

Google has reportedly updated its Play Store, offering more control over purchase of in-game virtual goods.

Google unveils `URL Shortener` app for free

In yet another service, Google has reportedly unveiled an Android app for shortening URLs - goo.gl.

`Flappy Bird` creator makes eye-popping $50K every day

A simple mobile tap game, Flappy Bird, is reportedly making its creator make an eye-popping 50,000 dollars every day.

Google`s updated iOS search app responds to `OK Google` voice command

Google has reportedly rolled out an update to its iOS search app that includes a feature to do voice search with ` OK Google` command, similar to that of Apple`s Siri.

`Master key` to Android phones uncovered

A ` master key` has been reportedly discovered by a security research firm which could potentially give cyber attackers access to almost every Android phone.

Google Play store hits 25 bn downloads

Google announced Wednesday that its online store for media and applications Google Play has hit 25 billion downloads.