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WhatsApp Brings Pinned Chats To Android

05/18/2017, Last month it was noticed in the WhatsApp beta that the developers were looking to introduce a new feature to the app in the form of pinned chats. For those who are unfamiliar or might have missed the news, basically what this does is that it allows users...

Google Says Android O Will Cut Reboot Times In Half

05/18/2017, There are many things that make a smartphone OS good to use, such as its user interface, overall design, features, accessibility, conveniences, and of course speed, which while can be hardware dependent, has also got to do with optimizing the software for...

Android O Will Be Getting New Emojis

05/17/2017, Every company wants to be different, but sometimes being too different can result in something that’s unrecognizable. Take for instance Google’s redesign of the emojis used in Android Nougat which while cute, seemed more like blobs than actual emojis....

Android Now Has 2 Billion Monthly Active Users

05/17/2017, When it comes to smartphone operating systems, it’s hard to deny that Android is currently the king of the hill and their closest competitor would be Apple’s iOS, but even then the market share difference is still pretty huge. So exactly how big is...

Android’s Instant Apps Now Available To All Developers

05/17/2017, At last year’s Google I/O event, the company announced an upcoming feature called Instant Apps, however fast forward to this year and that feature has yet to roll out in earnest, although recent reports have suggested it could be soon. Turns out the...

Notification Dots Will Be Coming To Android O

05/17/2017, One of the main differences between iOS and Android is the way the platforms handle notifications. With iOS, notifications come in two forms, via app badges where a number is shown on the app’s icon to indicate how many notifications/messages/emails...

Google Play Protect Will Help Make Android Devices More Secure

05/17/2017, We know that as it stands, Google has in place several security measures and checks for its Google Play Store to help prevent malicious apps from being uploaded. It’s not a perfect system as from time to time, some malicious apps do slip through, but...

Possible Nokia 8/9 Flagship Android Smartphone Spotted In Video

05/17/2017, So far Nokia’s Android comeback isn’t the most spectacular, but then again the handsets the company launched with HMD Global aren’t exactly what you would call high-end or flagship. However we have heard rumors that Nokia has a couple of flagships...

Audi And Volvo Pick Android As Their In-Car Operating System

05/15/2017, Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible car but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Ahead of the company’s I/O developer conference this week, it has...

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

05/12/2017, So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and this year the company is back with the 2017 version. Just like Microsoft’s BUILD conferences or Apple’s WWDC, Google I/O is mostly about software...

Google Allo Can Now Turn Your Selfies Into Stickers

05/12/2017, Emojis are a great way of expressing our emotions when sending text messages. For example an eye roll emoji can probably convey a lot of what you feel compared to a text. However what if you wanted something more personalized? What if there wasn’t an...