Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

By on October 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM.

Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

Google has released the first major update to its wearable operating system Android Wear. The update adds a number of new features including support for built-in GPS sensors, Bluetooth headphones, and offline music playback, the company announced in a blogpost. More →
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Windows 10 to have built-in two-factor authentication security feature

By on October 23, 2014 at 2:36 PM.

Windows 10 to have built-in two-factor authentication security feature

Microsoft’s forthcoming operating system Windows 10 packs in a plethora of features. It brings back a revamped Start menu, adds Action Center, provides support for virtual-desktop, and ports the digital assistant Cortana to the desktop platform among many others. But these are just the tip of the iceberg as the company has promised to add many more features to the platform. One such feature aims to strengthen the security aspects of the operating system. Jim Alkove, company’s director of program management wrote in a blogpost about the inclusion of two-factor authentication feature to the new operating system. More →

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Twitter releases modular SDK Fabric, aims to increase its footprints across apps

By on October 23, 2014 at 2:31 PM.

Twitter releases modular SDK Fabric, aims to increase its footprints across apps

Twitter has released a new modular software development kit called Fabric. It’s a new platform that allows developers to make better apps, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced at the company’s first developer conference. While that sounds really useful, the bigger picture here is that Twitter wants to transform a business that as of now revolves around tweets into a diversified service which will have its presence across the other apps you use everyday. More →

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National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

By on October 23, 2014 at 11:39 AM.

National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a mobile app on Android platform for train enquiry. The new mobile app for Android devices has many features. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

By on October 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

Motorola, HTC and Sony have already revealed their respective roadmaps of Lollipop release for their Android devices. Samsung, on the other hand, is infamous for releasing Android updates quite late. This time however, Samsung seems to have a pleasant surprise for its users.  More →
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Microsoft adds Notification Center in latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build, introduces faster release cadence

By on October 22, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

Microsoft adds Notification Center in latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build, introduces faster release cadence

Microsoft has released the first update dubbed build 9860 to the Windows 10 Technical Preview. The update brings with it the Notification Center and movable apps to the desktop operating system. In addition, Microsoft is also introducing a new cadence option that speeds up the interval time before one can receive new builds. More →
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Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

By on October 22, 2014 at 9:52 AM.

Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

Last month Nokia announced its plans to release its iconic HERE maps to Android and iOS devices. On HERE maps' website earlier this morning the company announced the availability of a beta version of its maps app that works with any device running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above. More →
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Microsoft Office 16 includes Black theme, digital assistant Tell Me and many more new feature [Video]

By on October 21, 2014 at 10:37 AM.

Microsoft Office 16 includes Black theme, digital assistant Tell Me and many more new feature [Video]

Microsoft is seemingly working on the next version of its productivity suite Office 16. We got a brief glimpse at it last month, and today we have got an in-depth look at all the major changes the next iteration of Office comes with, as revealed by WinBeta. More →
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iOS 8.1 update now available bringing Camera Roll, SMS Relay, iCloud Photo library among others

By on October 20, 2014 at 10:31 PM.

iOS 8.1 update now available bringing Camera Roll, SMS Relay, iCloud Photo library among others

Along with launching new iPads and iMac last week, Apple also announced that it would be rolling out iOS 8.1 update on Monday. Right on cue, the update has started rolling out for iPhones, iPad and iPod touch. More →
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Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

By on October 20, 2014 at 6:08 PM.

Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

Google is known to give small treats for Android users, which are hidden in the SDK for developers to discover. Android 5.0 Lollipop is no different, but the Easter egg found in the latest operating system is a pleasant surprise. More →
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