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Google Assistant gets a new interface for phones

The make-over gives developers and brands new tools to utilise touchscreen within "Assistant" itself.

Oct 04, 2018, 14:54 PM IST

Chrome on Android now lets users surf web without Internet

The automatically downloaded content would be available alongside all of the downloaded content available for access anytime, even without an Internet connection.

Jun 22, 2018, 14:36 PM IST

Google rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages

The search engine giant plans to roll out the feature that supports text, images and stickers on the web, in the coming weeks.

Jun 19, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Type 'the1975..com' in Google app and see the weird result

The bug in the Google app on Android devices - especially OnePlus, Samsung, LG, and Huawei -- has left several users baffled.

May 31, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

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

Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace

In a tough challenge to team collaboration tool Slack, Facebook has announced to offer a version of Workplace for free.
 

Apr 08, 2017, 12:02 PM IST

India has become key target for cybercrime after demonetization: Report

Post demonetization, India is expected to be a key target for cyber criminals using malware to attack point-of-sales (POS) devices and mobile wallets this year, security software firm F-Secure said today.

Jan 20, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Yahoo Mail Android App now available in seven new Indian languages

The updates include "Multi-Window View" with which users can use Yahoo Mail side-by-side with other apps.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Stream up to four hours of video with Facebook Live

Last month, Facebook announced that users can go live from the face-swapping MSQRD app and utilise different Snapchat-like masks and filters while the video is running.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

New bug makes millions of Android devices vulnerable to hacking

Israeli software research company NorthBit claimed it had "properly" exploited the Android bug that was originally described as the "worst ever discovered", Wired.co.uk reported.

Mar 17, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Facebook now loads News Feed quickly on slow connections on android

 Facebook has released an update of its News Feed so that content can be loaded faster on Android devices with slow connections.

Oct 07, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

Google set to return to China

Google Play, the mobile application store, could return to China as early as this month, the media reported on Tuesday.

Sep 08, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Watch: Google rolls out new 'apps' search results layout for Android devices

Internet giant Google has rolled out a colorful new layout for 'apps' search results on mobile devices. 

Aug 29, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Microsoft updates OneNote, combines iPhone and iPad app

Microsoft has combined its note taking app OneNote for the iPhone and iPad and added new features for Android devices.

Jul 18, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Amazon launches advertising platform for mobile app developers: Report

Amazon.com Inc launched a new advertising platform for mobile app developers to promote their apps on Android devices, Bloomberg reported.

May 14, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Microsoft opens up iOS and Android devices for developers

Opening up new vistas for the nearly 1.6 million strong developers community in India, which is the second largest in the world after the US, Microsoft has unveiled a set of software development kits (SDKs) to help them bring their code for the Web, .NET, Win32, Android and iOS to Windows 10.

Apr 30, 2015, 03:34 AM IST

Dropbox says Android security flaw fixed

Dropbox, the popular online file storing system, said on Tuesday it has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to capture data stored in its service on Android devices via compromised third-party apps. 

Mar 11, 2015, 08:18 AM IST

Facebook launches new chatting application

Facebook launched Tuesday a new chatting application worldwide called "Rooms" which simulates traditional internet chatting rooms, enabling users to chat with strangers on specific topics.

Nov 26, 2014, 00:37 AM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2014, 12:02 PM IST

BlackBerry wins key security OK for service to manage Android, iOS devices

The new feature, dubbed Secure Work Space allows BlackBerry`s clients to control mobile devices on their internal networks. 

Aug 06, 2014, 20:13 PM IST