Google Handwriting Input app for Android: Hands-on

By on April 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Google Handwriting Input app for Android: Hands-on

Earlier today, Google launched a new keyboard for Android devices called Google handwriting Input. As the name suggests, this keyboard essentially converts what you scribble into text. It supports 82 languages, including several India languages like Hindi, Odia, Kannada and Telugu among others. We spent some time with the keyboard and here’s what we think of it. More →
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Now you can Google ‘Find my Phone’ to locate your missing Android, here’s how it works

By on April 16, 2015 at 2:12 PM.

Now you can Google ‘Find my Phone’ to locate your missing Android, here’s how it works

While Google already has a way of locating your missing Android smartphone or tablet via Android Device Manager, it can be a task. Now, Google is making this entire process easier by integrating this functionality into the search engine itself. More →
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Google’s new keyboard lets you handwrite messages, supports 82 languages including Hindi

By on April 16, 2015 at 1:39 PM.

Google’s new keyboard lets you handwrite messages, supports 82 languages including Hindi

Google has launched a new handwriting keyboard for Android called the “Google Handwriting Input”. It will work on all the version of Android post the Ice Cream Sandwich and can be downloaded from the Play Store. More →
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Google wants to bring Android Wear to iOS to threaten Apple Watch

By on April 10, 2015 at 3:06 PM.

Google wants to bring Android Wear to iOS to threaten Apple Watch

Last month, reports surfacing online claimed that Google was working on bringing the Android Wear platform to iOS. Citing its sources, The Verge now claims the search giant is “close to finishing the final technical details.” More →
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Android Lollipop adoption sluggish at 5.4%, v5.1 debuts with a 0.4% share

By on April 9, 2015 at 3:58 PM.

Android Lollipop adoption sluggish at 5.4%, v5.1 debuts with a 0.4% share

Google had unveiled the latest iteration of its operating system the Android Lollipop in November last year. The operating system had a bumpy ride after several users complained of performance and battery issues, Google supposedly fixed these issues in the Android Lollipop 5.0.1 update but this seems to have almost no effect on the adoption rate of the operating system. More →
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Samsung’s Apple Watch killer, Gear A, leaked

By on April 8, 2015 at 3:55 PM.

Samsung’s Apple Watch killer, Gear A, leaked

It’s no secret that Samsung is working on a new smartwatch codenamed ‘Orbis’According to SamMobile, the forthcoming smartwatch will be called Gear A, and might turn out to be one of the most premium smartwatches in its lineup. More →
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Now you can run Android apps on Windows, OS X and Linux

By on April 3, 2015 at 7:06 PM.

Now you can run Android apps on Windows, OS X and Linux

Google has come up with a new tool that will let users run Android apps on Windows, OSX and Linux machines. This new tool will expand the horizon for Android apps as they can be run across multiple operating systems. Arc Welder, the new app that will make this happen, will require the user to run Google Chrome browser through which one can access the Android apps. More →

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Gmail for Android finally gets a key feature email on iOS had for years

By on March 31, 2015 at 12:18 PM.

Gmail for Android finally gets a key feature email on iOS had for years

Google has updated its Gmail app for Android and is finally bringing it to par with the native email app on iOS. Google calls it “All Inboxes,” and in essence this feature displays emails from multiple accounts in a single unified inbox. More →
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Truecaller’s latest update lets users magically search phone numbers from anywhere without opening the app

By on March 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

Truecaller’s latest update lets users magically search phone numbers from anywhere without opening the app

Truecaller is opening up its caller id feature and expanding it from the confines of the phone dialer. The company has updated its Android app, and introduced a new feature called “Auto Search.” More →
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Android Lollipop’s ‘on-body detection’ will keep your phone unlocked as long as you are carrying it

By on March 22, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

Android Lollipop’s ‘on-body detection’ will keep your phone unlocked as long as you are carrying it

While security is a must for your smartphones, there is no denying that unlocking your phone every time you want to use it can get a tad frustrating. Google has realized that and is hoping to solve it with a feature called “on-body detection.” More →
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