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Microsoft Launches Skype Lite For India

02/22/2017, With places in the world where the internet isn’t as fast or as stable, developers have to start thinking of how to make their apps more accessible. Packing an app full of features is great, but if those features can’t be used due to them being too...

LINE Messenger App Updated With 360-Degree Photos Support

02/22/2017, With social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube, accessing and uploading 360-degree photos or videos isn’t an issue. However what if you want to share those photos and videos with your friends? We guess you’d have to link it to them, but if you...

Android SVP Teases ‘Oreo’ For Next Android Name

02/20/2017, At the moment the current Android name is “Nougat” as Google makes their way through the alphabet, and so far Google has been going with different names of desserts. That being said in 2017 we can expect the next major build of Android, which we can...

Play Store Could Be Getting A ‘Refresh’ Button Soon

02/20/2017, Have you ever checked the Google Play Store for app updates only to find that there isn’t any, despite the fact that you know that there should be one? At the moment the only way to refresh the app store would be to restart it or switching activities,...

What To Expect At MWC 2017

02/17/2017, Earlier last month we attended CES 2017, an event about consumer electronics in general. However if you were less interested in refrigerators, robots for the home, or the latest and most beautiful televisions, and are more interested in the mobile scene,...

Skype Beta For iOS And Android Adds ‘Reactions’

02/16/2017, If you use Skype on your mobile device, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has announced that the beta version of the app for iOS and Android will be getting some new features. One of those features is what Microsoft is calling...

Samsung Chromebook Pro Review

02/10/2017, Launched at CES 2017 during the Samsung press conference, the Samsung Chromebook Pro is a 12.3” thin & light laptop that introduces two “firsts” to the Chrome OS world: the ability to run Android Apps acquired via the Google Play store, and...

Android 7.0 Nougat Now Installed On 1.2% Of Android Devices

02/09/2017, Last year in December, the Android stats revealed that as far as the latest version of Android was concerned, it was only installed on a measly 0.4% of Android devices. This is despite the fact that Nougat has been made available for a while already, and...

Android Pay For Android Wear Won’t Work With Unlocked Bootloaders

02/08/2017, Last year it was revealed that Android Pay would not work on devices with unlocked bootloaders. It has been speculated that this could be due to security reasons, which makes sense especially when you consider that this is dealing with credit cards and...

How to factory Reset your Phone (Android+iOS)

02/07/2017, When you encounter a serious bug or your device tends to perform slower, you sometimes want to start with a clean slate: a factory reset. In a nutshell, a factory reset reverts the configuration and settings to a completely “brand new”...

How to Update Your Apps (Android+iPhone)

02/07/2017, No matter what device you own, whether it is an Android or an iPhone, you need to keep applications up to date to get the latest and greatest features and bug fixes (including security) as soon as they land. It is really simple to update your apps on...

Android Pay For Android Wear Revealed In Screenshots

02/07/2017, So it has been confirmed that Android Pay will arrive for Android Wear, and while the announcement and implementation which is expected to arrive in Android Wear 2.0 is soon, the folks at Droid-Life have reported that there are already screenshots of...

Google And H&M Team Up To Make Clothes Based On Your Needs

02/07/2017, There are different clothes for different occasions. For example if you’re going to dine at a fancy restaurant, maybe the t-shirts and shorts combination might not be the best look. Or if you you’re going to the beach, a formal outfit would definitely...

Google Maps Makes It Easier To Find Real-Time Commute Info

02/06/2017, Google today rolled out an update to Google Maps for Android which makes it easy to find real-time commute information. Once the app is updated, users can simply swipe up to see three tabs that will help them find a nearby restaurant, beat traffic, or...