Samsung Marshmallow parental control app launched

Posted under Android Development on Tuesday, 2 May, 2017 by

Samsung has launched an app called Marshmallow (no connection with Android 6.0 Marshmallow except the name).  Instead, it’s meant to help children learn to use their smartphones in a “healthy” way. Instead of just being forced to follow whatever guidelines are set by the parent, this app relies on positive reinforcement... Read More

Samsung’s new In-Traffic Reply app

Posted under Android Development on Saturday, 29 April, 2017 by

Let’s be honest: too many of us are using our phones while driving. It’s a problem and it’s dangerous, but we do it anyway. Despite all of us being told (many times over) that we need to keep our eyes on the road and our hands on the wheel when we’re driving, every time a notification comes through on our smartphones, most of us... Read More

Android 7.1.2 breaks fingerprint some Pixel and Nexus devices

Posted under Android Development on Saturday, 15 April, 2017 by

We would think that after so many issues in the past, Google would take enough time to make sure that new Android updates are completely bug-free. Too many times Pixel and Nexus users had troubles with their phones after installing Android updates released by Google. The Google Pixel has already had a few issues with software including: a glitchy... Read More

YouTube Go – Android Apps on Google Play

Posted under Android Development on Wednesday, 5 April, 2017 by

YouTube Go, a new app announced at ‘Google for India’ event in September is now available for download on Google Play Store. The YouTube Go allows users to download and share YouTube videos. The app offers ‘relatable’ content recommendations, is ‘offline first’ and works with low connectivity or no connectivity,... Read More

Google Play Games Services Dropping Support for iOS

Posted under Android Development, Apple iPhone iOS iPad iAd iPod iTouch iWatch on Wednesday, 5 April, 2017 by

Google Play Games Services (GPGS) has long supported iOS with game analytics tools and social multi-player features. But Google Play Games Services will no longer support iOS due to low usage, and will also be removing some features like Gifts, Requests, and Quests on Android. Gaming has become a massive source of revenue for... Read More

Xiaomi Mi6 Release date, Specification, Price in India

Posted under Android Development on Saturday, 25 March, 2017 by

Rumors of a successor to Xiaomi’s 2016 Mi 5 flagship smartphone have begun to heat up, and while the phone didn’t launch at MWC 2017 as some expected, we’re still hearing quite about it and when it will be launched.  Xiaomi Mi 6 launch is now confirmed.  Xiaomi Mi6 has recognized the aforementioned as a highest smartphone... Read More

Google Launches Family Link

Posted under Android Development on Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 by

Google is making a play to capture the family market. Google has launched a new app called Family Link. It allows parents to monitor and control their kids’ devices running Android Nougat. Child safety features on gadgets have always been a tricky field to navigate. This account works much like the parent’s account on... Read More

Hangout New Update: Meet & Chat

Posted under Android Development on Friday, 10 March, 2017 by

Get ready for a big change for Google’s popular Hangouts. Google’s messaging strategy can be confusing, but if there’s one thing that’s clear after today’s Cloud Next keynote, it’s that the company is doubling down on the idea that Hangouts is its enterprise product and Allo/Duo are its consumer communications apps. Google’s... Read More

Chrome expands business opportunities with Android Kiosk apps

Posted under Android Development on Thursday, 9 March, 2017 by

Google’s Chrome OS is already a fine operating system for business installations like kiosks and workstations, and Google’s big reveal of Android support for Kiosk Apps, along with a number of improvements to device management and administration, are poised to make it even better once Chrome Version 57 hits. Over time,... Read More

You Can Now Shop With Google Assistant on Google Home

Posted under Android Development, Uncategorized on Monday, 27 February, 2017 by

We are beyond being just an instant gratification generation. Why bother going outside even for essential supplies when you can do it all from home and have them delivered to you. Even better, you can do that without even lifting a finger. Although we’re probably still decades away from computers that can read our thoughts (which... Read More

The Google Assistant is coming to more Android phones

Posted under Android Development, Uncategorized on Monday, 27 February, 2017 by

Google announced that Google Assistant will start rolling out to devices running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and 7.0 (Nougat) later this week. Previously, the Assistant was only available on Google’s Pixel phones, Home personal assistant, Allo messaging app and Android wear devices. All phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat will be... Read More

Google Maps now lets you create and share lists of your favorite places

Posted under Android Development, Apple iPhone iOS iPad iAd iPod iTouch iWatch on Thursday, 16 February, 2017 by

Google Maps is great for figuring out how to get to places. It’s less great for actually planning the places you want to go. If you wanted to save a location in Google Maps, for years your only option was to add a little star icon. Google’s improving this process now by letting you add places to custom lists, share their lists with others and... Read More