Google Allo Finally Gets a Web Version, But It’s Available Only for Android

August 18, 2017

Back in February this year, Nick Fox, VP, Communications Products at Google, announced that the search giant will be releasing a Web client of the Google Allo app. Now, after a few hiccups in between, the company has finally introduced Allo for Web for Android smartphone users utilising the desktop Chrome browser. While the Web client currently doesn’t support iPhone, the company says it is coming soon too. In order to use Allo for Web, you…

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Android Instant Apps Now Accessible by 500 Million Devices, Says Google

August 18, 2017

Google’s Android Instant Apps lets you run Android apps instantly without requiring installation, and now the company claims it can be accessed on 500 million devices globally. After kicking off live test of Android Instant Apps with select developers earlier this year, the company has now opened it to all Android developers. Google in a blog post on Thursday announced the milestone, and added that Android Instant Apps can be accessed across countries where Google…

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Google Nexus 6 Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Again

August 18, 2017

For Google Nexus 6 users, the whole series of Android Nougat updates have resulted in issues, since the start of the update rollout last year. After a long delay, Google has now resumed the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the Google Nexus 6 that was stopped earlier this year after users reported numerous problems. For those unaware, the company initially started rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to the Nexus 6 at the…

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Android O Update Promised for Entire Asus ZenFone 3, ZenFone 4 Series

August 18, 2017

Asus on Thursday revealed its new ZenFone 4 series smartphones at an event in Taiwan. The company alongside also confirmed that the Android O update will be made available for the entire new ZenFone 4 models as well as last year’s ZenFone 3. Marcel Campos, Head of Global Content Marketing at Asus confirmed the news while announcing the new ZenFone 4 series. He added that the Asus ZenFone 4 models which include ZenFone…

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Coolpad Cool M7 With Android 7.1.1 Nougat, 3200mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

August 18, 2017

Coolpad has expanded its portfolio by launching the Cool M7 smartphone in China. The smartphone is priced at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 25,900), and is available for pre-orders on JD.com. The Coolpad Cool M7 will go on sale in the country on August 26. The Coolpad Cool M7 has been launched in Matte Black and Blue colour options. It has a slim metallic unibody with a single camera setup at the back. The…

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Google Engineers Confirm Project Treble Coming to Pixel, Few Other Android Devices

August 18, 2017

Google announced Project Treble earlier this year mainly to fix the slow Android version adoption and its resultant fragmentation. First, it was reported that only new devices that ship with Android O will get the Project Treble framework. However, now Google engineers Romain Guy, Iliyan Malchev, and Chet Haase confirm that the company has been working with OEMs to bring Project Treble to some other smartphones as well. On the latest episode of the Android…

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WhatsApp UPI Payments Feature Leaked Again Via Android Beta App

August 14, 2017

WhatsApp has long been reported to be working on integrating a UPI-based mobile payments system in the popular messaging app. Now it seems its 200 million users in India may not have to wait too long to get the feature, which will allow you to transfer money to your friends and family with a few taps. The WhatsApp UPI integration has been spotted in the beta version of the Android app. The…

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WhatsApp Photo Filters Get Tested on Android App

August 14, 2017

WhatsApp has been adding many new features for users, especially related to media sharing. One of the most notable features includes photo filters that iPhone users have been playing with around since June. However, Android users are yet to receive this feature, and now it has been spotted in beta briefly, hinting at its imminent arrival. Android Police reports that the photo filter feature was spotted in WhatsApp Android beta version 2.17.297, but…

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Other Phab Smartphones Won’t Get an Android 7.0 Nougat Update

August 14, 2017

Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, which was launched last year as the ‘world’s first Tango smartphone’ will not be receiving an Android Nougat update. The news was confirmed by Lenovo’s Support page that lists devices that are slated to receive an update. Unfortunately, the entire Lenovo Phab series seems to have been excluded from the update list. Apart from the Phab 2 Pro, the company is likely to not roll out the Nougat update…

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Flipkart Big Freedom Sale Offers: iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, Sony LED TVs, Android Mobiles, and More

August 14, 2017

Flipkart sale offers continue into the second day of the Big Freedom Day Sale, and it’s pouring deals and discounts across categories. Electronics, particularly mobiles, remain the hottest categories in sales, and the Flipkart sale does not disappoint on that front. You can get discounts on popular iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, and Android phones in the sale, along with deals on TVs, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, etc. But with so…

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