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Flipkart rolls out video service through Android app

Similar to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other streaming services, Flipkart is offering curated and personalised video content to the Indian audience.

Aug 19, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

'WhatsApp from Facebook' tag added in latest beta: Report

This comes less than a week after the Facebook-owned platform started rolling out a feature called "Fingerprint lock" for its Android beta users.

Aug 19, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

Now use fingerprint or screen lock instead of password for some Google services

The feature is currently available on Pixel devices and coming to all Android 7+ devices over the next few days, Google wrote in a blog.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

WhatsApp beta for Android supports 'Fingerprint lock'

When this feature is enabled, users will have to use fingerprint to open WhatsApp.

Aug 14, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Android Q's final beta released ahead of official launch

Many new features, such as the dark mode and gestural navigation, were announced at Google's I/O 2019 Conference, with these upcoming updates focussed on polish before the consumer launch.

Aug 08, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Twitter testing 'Snooze' for its push notifications

This discovery was first made by Jane Manchun Wong who regularly discovers unreleased features on popular social media applications.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

YouTube Premium starts rolling out 1080p offline downloads

The service offers ad-free music streaming through YouTube Music Premium and Google Play Music services.

Aug 02, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Microsoft Word for Android crosses 1 billion installs mark

Microsoft Word for Android was launched in 2015 to let users create, edit and view any document in Word format.

Jul 15, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Now, auto-delete location history on Google

The feature comes after an emphasis on user privacy during a developer conference where firms such as Google and Apple said they would begin introducing tools to let users have more control over what data they share with the them or third-party apps.

Jun 27, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

WhatsApp to end Android 2.3.7 and iOS 7 OS support next year

WhatsApp`s updated FAQs said on Tuesday that users whose devices have those operating systems "can no longer create new accounts, nor reverify existing accounts" after that date.

Jun 26, 2019, 11:31 AM IST

Letting Google launch Android was his 'greatest mistake', admits Bill Gates

Google had purchased the Android for $50 million in 2005 which today is one of the most popular mobile OS in the world.

Jun 24, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Microsoft planning foldable surface that runs Android apps

The device would be powered by the new version of Windows 10, named Windows Core OS or WCOS, also known as Windows Lite, geared for a dual-display user interface.

Jun 24, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Instagram unveils new data-saving feature on Android

The feature would neither pre-load videos nor download high-resolution images, unless the user chooses, giving people the ability to control their data usage on Instagram and increase the speed for loading images.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Google Duo now has data saving, group calls for Android

The select regions where users can limit data usage on mobile networks and WiFi on Android include Indonesia, India, and Brazil.

May 24, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

Twitter rolls out new updated camera feature for iOS, Android users

The updated camera app will be rolled out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few days.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Google Drive gets a new look on iOS and Android

The new look will come with several improvements.

Mar 13, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

WhatsApp rolls out fingerprint authentication for iOS users: Report

The much talked about fingerprint authentication feature aims to protect its users' chats from being seen by others.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:45 AM IST

WhatsApp rolls out PiP feature on its web version

In the previous web version, the messaging app released the PiP feature to watch shared videos.

Jan 28, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Google Assistant rolled out to Google Maps for Android, iOS

You will just need to say “Hey Google, take me home,” to open Google Maps and get help from your Assistant on your journey.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Railways' UTS app to buy unreserved tickets now available nationwide

Via the app, a registered user can also buy platform tickets and monthly passes.

Nov 01, 2018, 19:37 PM IST