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Google launches augmented reality platform for Android

In a bid to bring the augmented reality (AR) experience closer to Android users, Google has released a new software development kit (SDK) called ARCore.

Aug 30, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Uber adds in-app chat, multi-destination feature in India

Uber adds in-app chat, multi-destination feature in India

Also, both riders and driver partners will be able to see if their chats were delivered and read, helping confirm the receipt of communication, Uber said in a statement.

Aug 28, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Beware! Sarahah is secretly uploading your contacts

Beware! Sarahah is secretly uploading your contacts

The viral `honesty app` Sarahah where you can send or receive anonymous messages is not as anonymous as it appears as the app has been found uploading the user`s phone contacts on to the company`s

Aug 28, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Google removes over 500 'spying' apps from Play Store

Google removes over 500 'spying' apps from Play Store

Google has removed over 500 apps that included mobile games for teenagers from its Play Store on account of a spyware threat.

Aug 23, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
WhatsApp adds colours to 'Status' feature

WhatsApp adds colours to 'Status' feature

Making its 'Status' feature more interesting, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday rolled out an update that lets its 250 million monthly users share creative text-based "Status" updates.

Aug 22, 2017, 13:27 PM IST

New Mobile App launched to help women

The app will help women in emergency situations like harassment and can be downloaded from Google Play Store and iOS App Store free of cost, the group chairman S I Nathan told reporters here.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Google Android 'O': Know about release time, specifications

Google Android 'O': Know about release time, specifications

Update to Android 8.0 is expected to introduce a new picture-in-picture mode, new notification dots to the Operating System (OS), and add improvements to Bluetooth audio playback.

Aug 21, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Google to unveil much anticipated Android 'O' today

Google to unveil much anticipated Android 'O' today

Google is all set to unveil Android O on Monday and clear out what the `O` actually stands for in Android 8.

Aug 21, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Mobile apps to maximize savings for financially healthy household

Using Paytm mobile wallets, consumers can purchase gold online and store it in vaults free of charge.

Aug 19, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

True Balance's latest feature enables users to manage, recharge, earn rewards

True Balance with its new updated version adds a few exciting advancements to the application. 

Aug 18, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
NHAI launches mobile apps for electronic toll collection

NHAI launches mobile apps for electronic toll collection

The National Highways Authority of India on Thursday launched two mobile apps to ensure smooth functioning of the Electronic Toll Collection system.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Instagram introduces comment threads to make chatting easy

Instagram introduces comment threads to make chatting easy

Henceforth, users who reply to any Instagram post will find their response automatically grouped right underneath it in a thread.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up

Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up

Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Professor Shwetak Patel

Aug 16, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Google rolls out anti-phishing mechanisms for iPhone Gmail app

Google rolls out anti-phishing mechanisms for iPhone Gmail app

According to a statement, Google said that if you click on a link that Google thinks could be suspicious, you`ll see a warning asking if you`re "sure you want to proceed". 

Aug 13, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Experience 'VIP 2' with animated stickers and live filters exclusively on Hike

Experience 'VIP 2' with animated stickers and live filters exclusively on Hike

Hike has created an array of stickers and filters for fans to enjoy the multi-starrer VIP2.

Aug 11, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
MyJio app crosses 100 million download mark

MyJio app crosses 100 million download mark

Self-care application of leading telecom operators -- Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, have registered over 10 million downloads on Google Play store.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
What is Sarahah app and how does it work?

What is Sarahah app and how does it work?

The latest online craze has flooded almost everyone's social media timeline.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
WhatsApp adds colourful status feature in latest update

WhatsApp adds colourful status feature in latest update

The functionality is similar to the one on Facebook, where a selection of background colour options pop up when typing a new status update.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
WhatsApp to allow bank to bank transfer using UPI?

WhatsApp to allow bank to bank transfer using UPI?

WhatsApp is testing a new feature wherein it will allow users to make bank to bank transfers using UPI.

Aug 10, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Rescuer women safety app –7 good reasons to love it!

Rescuer women safety app –7 good reasons to love it!

Asscento Systems, a Mobile App development start-up, based in Chennai (India), announces the launch of "Rescuer" a new, women safety mobile app for free downloads.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:11 PM IST