Indian Railway official e-ticketing service Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has finally launched its official Android mobile app to enable users to book tickets on-the-go. Calling it 'IRCTC Connect', the app is now available for free download for all Android 4.1 users and above.
Google today launched Android One, which aims at bringing great Android experience at an affordable price tag. This Android experience also includes offline YouTube viewing as well as a Chrome browser with features like data compression and Safe Browsing System.
Google Hangouts, Google s instant messaging client and the replacement for Google Talk has received a major update, adding the voice calling feature (using VoIP technology), Google Voice integration, and finally adapting the Material Design, sort of.
Pocket, a popular app for managing reading lists of articles from the Web, has updated its Android client with several much-awaited features. It now allows users to control the amount of space Pocket hogs on the device, in addition to letting them undo a deleted article, alongside better integration with note-taking app Evernote.
Google has finally released a launcher that brings easy access to Google Now on Android devices. The Google Now launcher is now available on the Play Store that brings Google Now to all devices running on Android 4.1 and upwards.
Now you can use your smartphone to hire an auto rickshaw in the national Capital with a new App "Pooch-O", which was launched by Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung. Delhi Integrated Multi-Model Transit System (DIMTS) has developed "Pooch-O", which will now allow users to locate autos, fitted with GPS, nearest to them and can then call its driver, whose numbers are registered with DIMTS, on their mobile phone and book a trip.
One of the biggest features of the Moto X is now coming to most Android smartphones. With the latest update to Google Search (version 3.5.14), Google will roll out the ability to use the "Ok Google" hotword from anywhere in the smartphone. It will work even in the lockscreen, provided it is on unlike the Moto X, which has a separate listening co-processor that wakes the phone when the hotword is spoken even if the display is off and the phone is in standby mode.
Two years after launching the Nike+ FuelBand app on iOS, the company has finally launched the app on the Android platform. This app has all the functionalities of its iOS counterpart and can connect to an Android smartphone with Bluetooth LE capabilities.
SwiftKey, one of the most popular keyboard apps for Android, has gone free for the first time since its inception in 2010. The app which earlier cost around Rs 250 on the Google Play Store, can now be downloaded for free.