Google wants to Shame Those Who Peek into Your Smartphone

December 1, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The world of technology is striving forward to bolster privacy of users with their devices, and that’s more pivotal in the case of smartphones. We have seen many technologies being implemented to hinder strangers’ access to smartphones. Now, Google is leaping ahead in that matter with a new technology backed by AI. Researchers from the […]

Microsoft Office Making Its Way Onto Chromebooks through Play Store

November 30, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Microsoft is formally making its Office suite available for all the Chromebook users. Office is now available to all Chromebook users through Google Play Store, though not all of them will be able to grab the free version. Office Android apps will be available free only to users with specific devices, while the rest of […]

Facebook Using AI Technology to be More Reactive to Suicidal Posts

November 30, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook, being an open platform, is never void of user posts that deal with suicidal thoughts. The social media platform had until now relied on user reports to bring such posts under attention and do the rightful. But it’s now resorting to artificial intelligence to speed up things. The company has revealed a new proactive […]

Snapchat Launches Content-Recognizing Filters and Borders Ahead of Major Upgrade

November 29, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Snapchat is all set to roll out a major update to the photo hosting app by the arrival of next month. But it seems the company isn’t just holding back until then. A new feature has now been quietly rolled out to the app that comes with the ability to recognize the contents inside your […]

Dual-Cam on the Cards for Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus; Tipped to Arrive Early Next Year

November 29, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Samsung is all revved up to introduce its next flagship device from the Galaxy S series to put an end to the iPhone X frenzy. As a result, the company is now likely to launch the device earlier than usual by pushing it to as early as January. Sources now reveal that Galaxy S9 will […]

Latest Update for Pixel Launcher Takes Original Pixel Closer to Its Successor

November 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have received the upgrade to Android 8.1 Oreo Developer Preview build last month. But it seldom helped the device play catch-up with its successor. However, Google hasn’t given up, as a result of which the devices are now receiving a new update to take it closer to Pixel 2. With […]

Facebook’s New Feature for Messenger Lets Users Glance at Fun Facts

November 25, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook is taking yet another leaf from the book of its rival Snapchat for its Messenger platform. This time around, it’s the streaks feature that finds a place in the instant messaging application from the company. Streaks, as confirmed by Facebook, is a new feature that will let users have a look at some fun […]

WhatsApp’s Next Effort is to Add Call Switching and Hands-Free Recording Features

November 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Many would think that WhatsApp has finally got saturated with the updates it have received over the period, adding in all the anticipated and long-talked features. But that’s not the case, as the company is now working on new features, most of which you might not expect in the first place in an instant messenger […]

Facebook Dedicated Video App Targeted at Video Creators Unveiled

November 23, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Facebook has frequently tried to fire shots at Google’s YouTube by adding more video-focused tools in the social media platform. The company has now deployed the latest of such attempts in the form of a dedicated app targeted for video creators. Called simply Facebook Creator, the new app aims to lure video creators to the […]

YouTube is Rolling Out Pinch-to-Zoom Feature to Make Use of the Entire Display

November 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

YouTube for Android is finally adding that handy feature which many users have been craving for. A new zoom feature in the app is now being introduced that will now let users zoom the video by just pinching the screen, similar to how you do with images as well as videos in some media players […]

Twitter’s Tweetstorm Feature that Pairs Individual Tweets Now Live on Beta Build

November 22, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Back in September, Twitter was said to be working on a new feature, called Tweetstorm, which let users to pair individual tweets exceeding the 280-character limit. The arrival of the feature now appears to be closing in as it was spotted being tested in the smartphone app versions of Twitter. Tweetstorm was spotted being tested […]

Gboard Now Has Support for Over 100 Languages; New Sticker Packs Soon

November 21, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Gboard, the central keyboard app for Android from Google, has underwent a slew of upgrades over the past few months. Google is continuing the process by hitting the app with a new update to hand over features including support for new languages. Until now, Google has been offering a distinct app for inputting those languages […]

Here’s How to ‘Partly Recover’ Deleted Messages on WhatsApp

November 21, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

WhatsApp has recently introduced the feature called ‘Delete for Everyone’ that lets you delete wrongly sent messages within a particular time limit. This will leave the space with a message that reads ‘This message has been deleted’, making it impossible for users to read them if it’s deleted before they access it. But that’s not […]

Samsung Chromebook Convertible with Detachable Keyboard in the Works

November 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Android optimization for tablets has remained at sluggish pace, and will remain so in the coming days going by the way the Chromium Repository has been evolving. Many companies have now switched to the Chromium Repository to offer convertible Chromebooks, and it now appears that the latest one to make the jump will be Samsung. […]

Google Allo Latest Update to Offer Contact Sharing and Camera Effects

November 20, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Every new update for Google Allo brings something interesting apart from just bug fixes. It appears like Google won’t be changing that with its upcoming update, i.e. v23 of Google Allo. Google has kick-started the gradual rollout of its latest update for Google Allo that adds new features including camera effects and contact sharing. Additionally, […]

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