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Read Receipts Start Showing Up in Skype’s Latest Preview Build

July 6, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Read receipts might not be the feature you might want to see at first place in a personal messaging app. But the convenience of having the feature has become so accepted that it has even been carried forward to apps like iMessage and possibly on the RCS-enabled SMS services on Android too. The latest to […]

Google Maps is Finally Bringing in the Most Useful Feature from Waze

July 2, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google Maps is naturally the first choice for almost all smartphone users when it comes to navigation. The navigational app from the house of Google dominates because of more than just a couple of features. However, there are still a few areas where Google Maps misses out when compared to similar apps. Community interaction is […]

Amazon Alexa can finally Hear and Respond to Your Voices in iOS

June 27, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Amazon has updated the Alexa app to finally give iOS users the ability to interact with the digital assistant using their voice. The arrival of the feature follows the earlier word from Amazon that guaranteed a slew of features including access to voice control through the Alexa app. The ability to control Alexa through voice […]

Google Maps New For You Tab Tested Among Select Users

June 20, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google previewed several new updates for Google Maps during its annual I/O developer conference. A notable one among those was the new For You tab, which was promised to arrive later this year. Apparently, Google has already set the balls rolling for the entry of the new feature as few users have now been reported […]

Android Message Closing In on iMessage with Desktop Support via Web

June 19, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google has already previewed its Chat feature, the RCS-supported texting service that would let users have more than just normal SMS services in their default messaging application in Android. With such an upgrade inbound, pairing of web support with the platform seemed inevitable and here it is, finally. Google has launched the web version of […]

Google’s Datally App can Now Save Your Data Even Better

June 19, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Like the name suggests, Google’s Datally app has been the perfect ally by many in their Android devices to get rid of their data consuming concerns. Now it’s getting even better with the job. A new update is now available for Datally that brings in four new features in particular, all of which can help […]

Gmail Using AI and ML Capabilities to Get Rid of Unwanted Mail Notifications

June 18, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google is now deploying artificial intelligence to help people with the management of Gmail notifications. The iOS version of Gmail is now getting updated with a new feature that will automatically turn off notifications for mails that it finds to be of less priority. The feature is a part of the set of new features […]

Mozilla Exploring Voice-Control Features for its New Browser, Scout

June 16, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Mozilla isn’t willing to confine its browser experiments to Firefox. As a result, the browser developers are now working upon a new browser that will dedicatedly be the platform for Mozilla’s new way of control, i.e. the voice control. Voice control isn’t something that anyone today would be strange of. Every smartphone user would have […]

Yahoo Messenger to Shut Down as Company Seeks Modern Communication Tools

June 14, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

It’s the end of an era. Yahoo Messenger, the app that introduced many of us to the world of chatting and instant messaging is bidding its farewell. Yahoo has announced that it will be shutting down the Yahoo Messenger services by next month. Users will be given time until July 17 to get done with […]

Gmail Now Lets You More Than Just Archive Your Mail with a Swipe

June 14, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Gmail is getting a complete overhaul on the web edition with new Material Design interface and additional options like Smart Compose and Nudges. But that hasn’t stopped Google from improving the smartphone version of its mailing app. Gmail for Android is now getting updated with a new feature that is focussed on improving the ease […]

iOS 12 Makes Siri Smarter with Custom Shortcuts; FaceTime Now Supports Group Video Call

June 6, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The debate for choosing the best among Android and iOS is always never-ending. But what remains true is that both the smartphone ecosystems have been trying to catch up with each other in many aspects. Google’s launch of Android P has taken the Android ecosystem up a notch, and now Apple is trying to catch […]

Google’s New Material Design to Takeover Gmail by Next Month

June 6, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A few months ago, Google announced that it would be revamping the Gmail experience with a material design approach. The feature was made available to users as an opt-in feature by the end of April, and now Google is stepping up for the final phase of the roll-out. Come July and Google will have the […]

Dropbox Now Features a More Centralized Layout; More Teamwork Features Added

May 24, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Dropbox is rolling out a major update for iOS and Android that with a focus on improving the user experience of the app. An updated version is now available on the respective app stores that brings with it several new features along with a new centralised layout. One among the new features introduced is the […]

Google Duo Starts Rolling Out Screen Sharing Feature with the New Update

May 21, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Google’s Duo was one app that struck the right chord with the Android users, unlike Allo. The immense popularity of the app has forced Google to roll out more intuitive features to Duo, and the latest result of those is the screen sharing feature. Sharing screen with other parties isn’t a common feature among video […]

Microsoft Snip Insights is Here to Retrieve Intelligent Insights from Screenshots

May 11, 2018, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Artificial Intelligence is playing its part in numerous applications and services today, and one such area is in information retrieval. Google has already demonstrated its AI capabilities in the field with Lens, and now Microsoft is stepping in too. Snip Insights is what’s its being called, and the app comes as an output of the […]

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