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Instagram Now Lets You Send Live Videos In Direct

12/21/2017, If you wanted to share Instagram Stories with a friend, there is an option that lets you send that particular Story to a friend via Direct (Instagram’s in-app messaging feature), assuming that profile isn’t private. However this feature was not...

Android Apps Must Support 64-Bit Code By August 2019

12/20/2017, In a bid to improve app security and performance on the Google Play Store for years to come, Google today announced some new guidelines for Android app developers. The company has said that all Android apps will have to support 64-bit code by August 2019....

Android Oreo Update Rolling Out To T-Mobile’s HTC U11 Life

12/19/2017, Last month HTC began rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for unlocked HTC U11 handsets, and the good news is that if you don’t own the HTC U11 but rather the HTC U11 Life, it looks like the update is now headed your way, assuming that you bought...


‘Hey Google’ Hotword Rolling Out To More Users

12/18/2017, If you wanted to activate voice search on Android, in the past the command would be “OK Google”. However when Google introduced the Google Home, the hotword became “Hey Google”, which created a bit of confusion as users might sometimes confuse...

Grammarly Keyboard Now Available For Android Devices

12/17/2017, Last month Grammarly rolled out its keyboard for iOS devices, and for Android users who were looking forward to using it as well, the good news is that Grammarly’s keyboard app is now available on Android as well and can be downloaded for free via the...

Spotify’s New Three-Tab Interface Will Make Things Simpler

12/14/2017, It’s not uncommon for Spotify to make minor tweaks to the user interface of its Android app from time to time. However, according to a new report, it appears that the company is now testing a significant UI change for its Android app. It appears...

Google Assistant To Come To Tablets And More Android Phones

12/13/2017, If you do not own a Pixel or Nexus handset that comes with the latest Android update, then chances are you are probably missing out on some newer Android features, such as Google Assistant, especially when you consider that Android 8.0 Oreo is only...

Google Enables Duo Video Calls From Ongoing Phone Calls

12/12/2017, With iOS devices, when you make a phone call using your iPhone, you also have the option to turn on FaceTime assuming that the other user has FaceTime enabled. This is something that Google is trying to do with Duo as we have seen from an previous APK...

Android 8.0 Oreo Installed On Only 0.5% Of Android Devices

12/12/2017, It has been several months since Google released Android 8.0 Oreo to the public. However the latest figures shown on the Android Developers website (see screenshot above) has shown that so far, only 0.5% of Android devices are running on the latest...

Google Releases A Trio Of Experimental Photo Apps

12/11/2017, From time to time, just like many companies probably do, Google experiments with various ideas to see how it could potentially be turned into a product or service. However it isn’t always that Google’s experiments are released to the public, but the...

Microsoft Edge For Android Passes 1 Million Downloads

12/11/2017, While Chrome might be one of the most popular browsers available on mobile devices these days, it seems that Microsoft could be quickly catching up. As you might have heard, Microsoft recently brought its Edge browser out of beta on Android, and it...

Report Suggests Consumers Prefer Software Updates Over New Phones

12/10/2017, Say you have a phone that’s about 2-3 years old and you were given the choice of either buying a new phone or just updating the current software to its next major build, which would you choose? According to a report from the New York Post, it seems that...