Category: Software

Google Now Lets You Stream Android Apps From Mobile Search Results

Google has finally unveiled its long-anticipated take on app streaming. Google’s mobile searches on Android until now displayed information from apps that were indexed by the company to users who had the corresponding app installed. From now on, if Google finds in-app content contained to a mobile app that is not available in the smartphone, […]

Google Maps Now Available Offline in India With Turn-by-Turn Navigation

Google India on Wednesday announced that its Maps app will be available offline with features such as voice-based turn-by-turn navigation while in offline mode. At Google I/O 2015, the company had revealed plans to bring offline search to its Maps app and had stressed it was aimed mainly for “emerging markets” where Internet connection was […]

Google Play to Prominently Display Which Apps Include Ads

The Google Play store will next year prominently display an ‘Ads’ label on those apps that include advertisements. The latest move by Google is to help ensure users know what they are downloading, preventing misunderstandings. The search giant has started sending emails asking app developers to mark whether their apps include ads in the Play […]

LG Pay Mobile Payments System Confirmed to Be in Development

LG Electronics said on Thursday it signed an agreement to develop its own mobile payment service called LG Pay. LG, which signed the agreement with South Korea’s largest and second-largest credit card firms Shinhan Card Co Ltd and KB Kookmin Card Co Ltd, did not give a timetable or description of its planned technology. The […]

Skype for Android Now Lets You Save Video Messages, Mute Notifications

Microsoft has updated Skype’s Android client to add a handful of features that many users are likely to find handy. The instant messaging and video chat client from the company now lets users save video messages among other things. The Skype v6.11 for Android now allows users to save video messages. A user will be […] Announces Layoffs, Shuts Down Rentals

Real estate listings platform announced Thursday its restructuring plan to focus purely on the home-buying segment. said that it will be reducing its employee base, and reorganising its teams to more efficiently execute this new focused strategy, but did not divulge the extent of layoffs at the company. According to our sources, a […]

As Telegram Blocks 78 IS-Linked Accounts, New Ones Pop Up

Mobile messaging service Telegram is racing to shut down broadcast channels used by Islamic State to promote its causes and recruit members, but the group is creating new channels apparently just as quickly. Berlin-based Telegram, created two years ago by the founder of Russia’s most popular social network site Vkontakte, has caught on in many […]

Vine Update Brings Audio Remix Tool, New Discovery Feature, and More

Vine has started rolling out an update for its Android and iOS app versions with new audio and discovery features. The biggest among them is the audio remix feature, which lets users utilise other Vine audio tracks in their own. To use an audio snippet from a Vine video, users need to simply tap on […]

Google Street View App Update Let You Import Photo Spheres and More

Google has rolled out an update to its Street View app, bringing some new features that will let you easily upload images, link cameras, and perform bulk actions. The updated app is already available for both Android and iOS users. The latest version of Google Street View app now lets you upload photo spheres from […]

Google+ for Android Update Brings Revamped Interface and More

Earlier this week, Google announced that it is revamping Google+ social network with a focus on Collections and Communities. It now comes with a new, intuitive, and responsive interface that is also more consistent across devices and platforms. The company said that the redesigned interface will gradually roll out to all users, however, Web users […]