Category: Applications

Nintendo is shutting Miitomo App this year

Nintendo’s Miitomo is shutting down from 1:30pm IST on May 9 on Android and iOS. Miitomo will not allow you to access its features, check your messages, or use your items. Nintendo has mentioned that you can transfer your Mii to your Nintendo Account by linking it to Miitomo

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Google launches Chrome 64 for Android Devices

Google has started launching Chrome 64 for Android devices. The new version contains site-wide audio muting option and is designed to limit malicious auto-redirects. Moreover, it also includes a feature for the security of sites with abusive promotional and advertisement experiences.

Wynk Music crosses 75 million app installations

Wynk Music has announced that it has crossed 75 million app installations across the world. The platform has a vast collection of music in 12 Indian regional languages such as Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi, and Kannada accounted for a majority of the growth in the regional content.

Google Play is launching Audiobooks facility

Google Play has recently announced the launch of Audiobooks. The tech-company may provide discounts coupons and vouchers to the initial audiobook buyers to provide better services in future. According to the sources, Google is offering a simpler way to search and buy audiobooks and this can be a challenge for Amazon.

Paytm launched its Business App for Android users

Paytm launched its Business app for Android users. It provides registered merchants and business partners and also offers the ability to track payments, navigate through past transactions, and track settlements through a mobile app. Till now, this new app got 4.4 reviews from over 4000 people on Google Play Store.

Instagram launches ‘Active At’ feature to show last active option

Instagram will now start showing users when their friends are online or were last active on the network in the Direct Messages option. This is similar to ‘Last Seen’ on WhatsApp and ‘Active at’ on Facebook Messenger. it’s also testing a new ‘Type’ feature that enables text-only, written Stories on the mobile app.

WhatsApp launched Business App for Small and Medium Enterprises

Facebook-owned WhatsApp had launched a standalone app for the business purpose named WhatsApp Business. This app main focus of this app is to make business communication with customers more streamlined for SME’s on the popular messaging platform but currently, only Android users can make use of it.

Indian Premier League to be Live Streamed in VR by Hotstar

Star India made an announcement about its plans to live stream Indian Premier League T20 matches on its digital platform Hotstar in a virtual reality form. The event will be scheduled from April 4. Moreover, viewers will also be able to select different camera angles and choose from the available commentary languages.

Hike Total to allow users to send messages without an Internet Connection

Hike Total is a product that will allow users to access essential services like messaging, news and recharge among the group and relatives without any active data connection. This will be available from March 1 on selected devices like Intex Aqua Lions N1, Aqua Lions T1, and Aqua Lions T1-Lite as well as Karbonn A40.

Alibaba’s DingTalk enterprise chat app launches in India

Alibaba-owned platform DingTalk also took a step forward and revealed an English version that focuses on the small and medium-sized enterprises. Currently, the English version of this app is available in Malaysia. It’s also available on iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows operating system.

Google Play releases the best Android apps and Games for Q1 2018

Google Play has published the latest group of ‘Android Excellence’ apps and games. These selected apps are the top performing apps and games on the Play Store of this quarter. The list consists of 22 new apps and 16 games that managed to come under the top performing list for the first quarter of 2018.

Facebook is launching its local news platform : ‘Today In’

Facebook is planning to experiment a new feature in its existing app where it will provide brief information about city-specific local news, events, and announcements available on its platform. The company is providing their services in cities like New Orleans, Little Rock, Billings, Peoria, Olympia, and Binghampton.

Google Duo doesn’t require app to work on Android

Google Duo has been spotted on Android with new capabilities that let Duo users make calls to other users who do not have the app installed on their smartphones, this feature will only work on Android devices. Reddit users talked about it on the thread indicating Nexus 6P unit.

Google launches it’s payments platform : Google Pay

Google announces that the company is merging, Android Pay and Google Wallet into a single payments platform called Google Pay. the Mountain View giant is apparently looking to streamline operations, like Apple and Samsung are attempting with their respective Apple Pay and Samsung Pay platforms.

Apple acquires Buddybuild at undisclosed amount

Apple has acquired Canadian startup Buddybuild, a mobile iteration platform focused on building integration and debugging tools for iOS developers, for an undisclosed sum. The spokesperson from Buddybuild added that they will no longer accept any new customer to provide services.

New Smartphone App will locate people in areas without network

The researchers at the Universidad de Alicante in Spain makes it possible to locate people who are suffering from an accident in remote locations without a phone signal and where a speedy rescue has to be sent in an emergency to save lives of affected people.

Paytm crosses 100 Million Downloads on Google Play

Paytm announced that its Android app has become “India’s first payments app to cross 100 million downloads on Google Play”, which is a big accomplishment for payment app. The growth has evolved in the weeks after the Paytm app has received BHIM UPI functionality via Paytm Payments Bank.

Hike Messenger adds Social Features includes Bill Split, Voting to Groups

Hike Messenger recently added new social features for groups and communities, built within the chat interface itself. This additional feature includes the ability to vote, split bills, create checklists, schedule events with reminders, and the people can also play ‘teen patti’.

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator includes 4 new Indian Startups

Google announces four selected Indian startups for its hands-on mentorship programme ‘Launchpad Accelerator’. This batch consists of 30 Indian startups have so far joined the class. The names of those shortlisted startups are as follows: BabyChakra, m.Paani, NIRAMAI and SocialCops.

Paytm officially launches Payments Bank

Paytm officially announced the launch of the most awaited service, Paytm Payments Bank, whose services were already available to everyone via the latest update to the Paytm app. In the additional announcement about bank’s online services.

UC Browser back on Play Store with some updated settings

Google Play removed Alibaba-owned UCWeb to update the version of UC Browser and relaunch it on Google Play. The app was recently removed from Google Play and UCWeb state the reasoning that it was due to a certain setting not being in line with Google’s policy.

Spotify acquires online recording studio Soundtrap

Spotify has acquired online music and audio recording studio, Soundtrap. Spotify stated that “Soundtrap’s rapidly growing business is highly aligned with Spotify’s vision of democratizing the music ecosystem,”

Apple Pay makes its first deal with major french bank, Societe Generale

Apple has finally made its first agreement with a major French bank on Apple Pay, as Societe Generale. The agreement would offer its clients the chance to use the smartphone payment system. In a brief statement, Societe Generale […]

Your deleted WhatsApp messages can be retrieved

Spanish Android blog Android Jefe claims that WhatsApp messages that are deleted are still on the device and can be easily accessed or seen by the user. WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging apps, recently launched “Delete for Everyone” feature for all its users.