Don’t be surprised if you see this when you search for apps on Google

By on August 28, 2015 at 7:06 PM.

Don’t be surprised if you see this when you search for apps on Google

Google seems to have been working on making the Android app search more intuitive and attractive. In an effort to boost discoverability and user engagement, Google has started rolling out an attractive and colorful results layout when you search for apps on your Android phone. The colors are in line with the Material Design scheme, something that Google has been pushing out for its mobile. More →
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Twitter lets users pin tweets to the top of one’s profile on iOS and Android

By on August 28, 2015 at 4:39 PM.

Twitter lets users pin tweets to the top of one’s profile on iOS and Android

Twitter has released a new feature that allows the users to pin tweets to their profile on iOS and Android. According to The Next Web, thepinned tweets stay at the top of the user's profile, no matter the time. It is a useful feature if they made some important tweet but do not want it to get buried under the wave of all their newest tweets. More →
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How to control your Android smartphone from your PC with Vysor app

By on August 26, 2015 at 7:29 PM.

How to control your Android smartphone from your PC with Vysor app

There are a handful of Android apps that let you control your computers, but when it comes to controlling your smartphone, there is no easy solution. The new Android app called Vysor, lets you do exactly that. It’s created by a well-known Android developer, Koushik Dutta who has attempted to make things simpler. More →
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WhatsApp update for Android brings custom notifications for contacts, skin-tone emojis and mark as unread feature

By on August 25, 2015 at 6:54 PM.

WhatsApp update for Android brings custom notifications for contacts, skin-tone emojis and mark as unread feature

WhatsApp has just rolled out an update for Android users. The latest version brings along custom  notifications for favorite contacts, the low data usage feature, mark as unread feature, the ability to mute individual chats and also introduced skin tone variations for select existing emojis.  More →
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BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android surfaces in a hands-on video

By on August 25, 2015 at 6:36 PM.

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android surfaces in a hands-on video

We’ve already learned about the BlackBerry Venice smartphone that is expected to come in both Android and BB10 variants, featuring a sliding QWERTY keypad. But it seems that’s not the only BlackBerry smartphone pegged to run Android. A video of the recently announced BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition has surfaced online, and its running Android Lollipop. More →
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Microsoft Cortana for Android goes public, available for download only in the US

By on August 25, 2015 at 11:56 AM.

Microsoft Cortana for Android goes public, available for download only in the US

Back in May, Microsoft had announced that it will be bringing its digital assistant, Cortana to Android and iOS devices. A leaked build of the app had surfaced last month, but it was in closed beta. Microsoft, in a blog post announced that they have now made the app public for those who want to try it out. More →
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Micromax developing its own forked version of Android to take on Xiaomi

By on August 23, 2015 at 3:47 PM.

Micromax developing its own forked version of Android to take on Xiaomi

Micromax is reportedly set to take a giant leap by developing its own mobile operating system. It will essentially be a forked version of Android that is expected to power its upcoming devices. More →
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Another high-risk Android vulnerability discovered, Google publishes a fix

By on August 21, 2015 at 4:06 PM.

Another high-risk Android vulnerability discovered, Google publishes a fix

We still haven’t got over the Android stagefright bug and a new vulnerability has already been found by the online security firm, Trend Micro. This time around, the suspect is Android's mediaserver component that includes a built-in feature called AudioEffect. More →
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Android Auto update brings new home screen UI and tweaked notifications

By on August 21, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

Android Auto update brings new home screen UI and tweaked notifications

Google has released an update for its Android Auto. According to the Engadget, Google has made some changes to the Android Auto home screen to show ongoing activities like music and navigation at a glance. More →
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