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Latest WhatsApp Beta Adds Chat Pinning Feature

04/29/2017, Pinning chats and topics in messenger applications isn’t exactly a new feature. However for some reason the feature was missing from WhatsApp and we guess the closest you could get to that was in the form of starred messages. However in the latest beta...

Acer Unveils The Holo 360 VR Camera That Is Also A Phone

04/28/2017, Acer is a brand you might associate with computers and maybe even computer monitors. However it seems that the company has decided to try their hand at VR and have recently announced the Acer Holo 360. This is a VR camera that is powered by Android, which...

Update To Google Trips Makes It Easier To Plan Your Holiday

04/27/2017, One of the nifty features we love about Inbox by Gmail is that it can automatically sort your emails for you and bundle them together. For example if you booked flights and a hotel to a particular destination, the platform is smart enough to bundle it all...

Super Mario Run Has Been Downloaded Nearly 150 Million Times

04/27/2017, While Super Mario Run wasn’t Nintendo’s first mobile gaming efforts, it did represent for the first time Mario was available on mobile devices in an official capacity, and the numbers certainly show just that. According to Nintendo’s latest...

Latest Google App Remove Reference To ‘Bisto’

04/25/2017, As far as Google devices are concerned that have yet to be announced, we have heard of at least three: muskie, walleye, and taimen, which are allegedly Google’s Pixel phones for 2017. However a couple of weeks ago it was spotted within the Google app...

Spotify Behind The Lyrics Annotations Come To Android

04/25/2017, Spotify signed a deal with music annotation startup Genius to bring additional commentary about songs that users are streaming. It called this feature Behind the Lyrics. It had only been available on iOS since last year and Spotify has confirmed today...

Google Patents Drag-And-Drop Feature For Android

04/25/2017, While our smartphones are convenient little computers in our pockets, sometimes there are certain tasks that are much better accomplished with a computer. For example copying and pasting text isn’t quite as fast compared to a computer, although to...

Google Testing Copyless Paste Feature In Chrome For Android

04/24/2017, Back in March it was reported that Google was apparently testing out a feature for Android that would save users a couple of steps when it comes to copying and pasting text. This was done by predicting what users wanted to copy and it would then offer up...

Moto G4 Play To Get Nougat Update In June

04/24/2017, Motorola has been slowly rolling out the Nougat update for its phones from last year, such as the Amazon version of the Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus. So what about the Moto G4 Play? The good news is that it looks like it has been confirmed that the Moto...

Android Wear 2.0 To Roll Out To Remaining Devices In May

04/20/2017, Android Wear 2.0’s roll out has been happening in fits and bursts and recently Google even announced that some devices might see their update delayed due to a last minute bug that was discovered. However the good news is that in May, all Android Wear...

Google Removes ‘Free App Of The Week’ Section From Play Store

04/20/2017, Last month it was revealed that Google had introduced a “Free App of the Week” section to its Play Store, where users who wanted to see what paid apps were free that week could find it easily. It was a pretty useful feature, especially if you love...

Google’s New Play Store Helps Spring Clean Your Apps Easily

04/20/2017, If you’ve stuck around with one particular platform for many years, there’s a good chance you’ll have downloaded and deleted many apps. Some might have been for just a one time use, others might be because you found a better alternative, but...

Some Pixel XL Devices Accidentally Receive Internal Android Update

04/19/2017, Before an update is released to a smartphone, clearly there is testing that needs to be done on the update before it is released to the public. This is why alpha and beta builds exist where bugs and issues are caught before they affect too many users. We...