On the 7th of May 2019, Google held the I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California. As expected, it unveiled the long-anticipated Pixel 3a smartphone duo. The other notable product launched at the event was the Nest Hub Max which is the companies second-generation smart display. Other than the aforementioned hardware and software announcement, the company showcased new features for Google Assistant which are nothing short of groundbreaking.Offline Centric Update
With the latest update, Google has primarily focussed on providing the existing features of the Assistant application without the need for an active internet connection. The company states that [...]
Google’s I/O 2019 isn’t all about the new Pixel devices. The American Multinational Company added a new feature to Android Q, which is called Live Caption. When the said feature is enabled, users will be able to see transcribed captions for the respective audio/video on the screen in real time. The feature is not just limited to Google application, instead, multiple media apps like YouTube and Instagram can make use of this feature. Furthermore, the feature also works with live video calling apps like Google Duo and Skype. As per Google, around 500 million people around the world are either deaf or have some forms of hearing problems. Such a feature may help in making [...]
Micro-blogging website Twitter is known for introducing features that caters to the need of their users. The latest update from the company brings the ability to Retweet posts with a twist. Over 326 million Twitter users can now add images, GIFs and videos to their retweets. This feature has already been rolled out to both Android and iOS users, and is available on the mobile website as well.
As per Twitter support, users can express themselves better with the help of GIFs and images, which would enhance their reactions to a specific tweet. To do the same, users need to click on the “retweet with comment” option and then choose the respective image or GIF to go [...]
When Fortnite was first released in 2018, the game had support for only a select number of devices, which included Samsung flagships like the Note 9 and the Galaxy S9. The game is free to play, and it earlier required the user to receive an invite, without which they could not play the game. Previously, Realme CEO showed off the game running on the Realme 3 Pro, which was released on April 29, 2019. The post was a jab on the Redmi Note 7 Pro, which was barely hidden in the same image, and could not run the game previously. According to the latest Tweet shared by Company VP, the Redmi Note 7 Pro has received Fortnite support with the push of the latest update.
Popular instant messaging platform, Whatsapp is planning to take things to the next level. After introducing some major security overhauls to its application, the company is testing out a new feature which is similar to Snapchat’s messaging platform in some ways. Previously, the application was reported to receive an update which will curb unnecessary fake news chains. As per recent news, the application is now rumoured to get a feature which will prevent users from capturing screenshot chat screens.About The “No-Screenshot” Feature
When the Authentication feature will be available and you enable it, conversation screenshots are [...]
A neck to neck battle is prevailing between some of the best battle-royale games right now, and Fortnite and Apex seem to be grinding it out. Quickly becoming a fan favourite, Apex Legends charmed its new player base with exciting features such as the unique pinging system, special character abilities and the innovative “respawn” option. Recently, Epic Games carried over the pinging mechanism from Apex Legends to its game. As per the latest tweet from the company, Fortnite will soon get a similar respawn feature to Apex Legends.
About The Update
First leaked in February 2018, the feature will allow players to revive their fallen teammates using various [...]
Snapchat was first released in the year 2011, and over time, the application became popular because of its interesting Instant Messaging platform. The app allows users to send messages that vanish once the user on the other end has viewed the same. 8 years later, Snapchat is an application with a host of features such as Snap Map (which allows users to view the locations of their friends on the world map) and the Discover tab, which shows stories and video content from celebrities and creators across the world. On its Snap Partner Summit held on April 5, 2019, Snapchat unveiled a plethora of new features that will soon be added to the application.Snap Games
A few [...]
Xiaomi’s POCO F1 is highly popular in the smartphone market owing to its aggressive pricing and high-end specifications that will give premium brands a run for their money. Since the release of the device, Xiaomi hasn’t been lenient at all regarding necessary software updates for the device, instead, the Chinese manufacturer is taking every possible step to keep the device at par, or even ahead of its competition. With Xiaomi providing updates for Widevine support, Slow-mo videos at 960 fps and Game Turbo Feature, POCO F1 users are more than elated with the features they are receiving via regular updates. Now, the company is rolling out a dark mode update in the closed [...]
WhatsApp is constantly testing out new features to improve the user experience on the application. The app was reported to be testing out features like Reverse Image Search and in-app web browsing. As per reports, the instant messaging service is testing out a new feature which will allow users to see the number of times a particular message has been forwarded. This will help users to reduce the amount of fake news spreading across the web since the user can figure out if a message is a part of long forwarding chain or an authentically drafted message.About The Feature
? WhatsApp beta for Android 2.19.80: what's new?Two new important features under [...]
WhatsApp business is an application aimed towards integrating various businesses with the WhatsApp platform in order to facilitate transactions between users and the respective company. Many Indian businesses like redBus and MakeMyTrip have already become an integral part of the platform. It was previously launched for just Android in the month of January 2018. Now, an iOS version of the same has been launched by the company.About WhatsApp Business
As per sources, the first instance of the app was seen on the Mexican App Store. Shortly thereafter, the app was also spotted in France, Brazil and Panama. As mentioned before, the app provides direct connectivity between clients [...]
Following the success of Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment has released the Season 1 pass for the game which brings a host of goodies and cosmetics to the game. Just like its competitors (PUBG and Fortnite) Apex Legends will give players the chance to unlock new character skins and other rewards. EA, the game’s publisher has decided to keep the price of the Battle pass in direct competition to other games.
About The Season Pass
Buying the Battle Pass will instantly unlock three special character skins for Lifeline, Wraith and Mirage. Even if players don’t purchase the Battle Pass (also called the Wild Frontier Pass), they’ll be able to earn [...]
Snapchat may be familiar to a lot of users as an application that can be used to send “disappearing” messages. Initially intended only for the aforementioned purpose, the app has gone through a lot of updates since then. Some of them are the “discover” tab, where users can see interesting and engaging content, and the snap map, which geotags all the user’s friends on the world map, allowing them to keep track of their vacations, travels and a lot more. Reports say that the company is now planning to announce a gaming platform for its developers in April, 2019.About The Project
Initially codenamed “Project Cognac“, the mobile gaming [...]