Amazon and Samsung release Kindle app for Galaxy users

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If you use a Samsung Galaxy device and Amazon Kindle app, here’s a small incentive for you. With the special Kindle for Samsung app, both companies are giving away a free eBook to Kindle users. The Kindle for Samsung app is downloadable on Samsung Apps and will give readers an option to download one eBook […]

Google releases standalone Camera app on Play Store

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Google has released their standalone camera app that can be installed on any Android running smartphone or a tablet. The free app gives users a simplistic user interface that Google has for its Nexus devices and brings in some new camera modes. With the new camera app, users will always shoot an image in full […]

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

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Microsoft gave us an early glimpse of the Windows Phone 8.1 and today they’re rolling out the preview to developers who wish to try out the upcoming Windows Phone operating system. The update is delivered over the air to users who have installed the Preview for Developers app but interestingly, there’s a workaround if a […]

Windows 8.1 Update releasing on April 8

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In addition to Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft’s desktop and tablet centric operating system also got an update. The Windows 8.1 Update refines the already improved Windows 8.1 with new features, making it more friendly for mouse and keyboard users. The Windows 8.1 Update now adds a Power and a Search button on the start screen, […]

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1

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As expected, Microsoft announced the Windows Phone 8.1 update, which can safely be touted as the biggest update to Windows Phone platform. The update now brings customisable Live Tiles with an option to customise the Start background and even add a third column on devices with any screen size. The lock screen has become more […]

Amazon celebrates Appstore’s birthday by giving away $50 worth of free apps

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Google’s recent Play Store celebration may have fallen short on expectation but if you happen to use Amazon’s Appstore, the company is trying to compensate for Google’s mediocre show. For today and tomorrow, Amazon is giving away more than $50 worth of free apps and games to Appstore users. The apps and games include some […]

UC Browser HD gets updated to v3.0

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UCWeb, makers of UC Browser have announced a new update for its tablet-centric browser. The UC Browser HD has been updated to v3.0 that comes with features designed for the big screen experience. The browser boasts a gesture controlled video player and gesture controlled browsing along with intelligent text zoom, page preloader and cloud sync […]

Apple releases iOS 7.1

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Apple just released the iOS 7.1 update for all the iOS 7 running devices. This is the first major update for the new iOS after Apple seeded the first iOS 7.1 update back in November. The iOS 7.1 is packed with features and performance improvements like CarPlay – which Apple announced recently for a better […]

Google adds hands-free voice search to Chrome browser

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Google’s hands-free search has been added to the beta build of Chrome desktop browser. Google says any user who opens a new tab or visits Google.com will be able to search by saying “Ok Google” and not type a single alphabet. The hands-free approach will also enable users to set a time and even create […]

Google updates Hangouts app on iOS with stickers, new interface

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Google has pushed a new update for its Hangout app on iOS. iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users can now download the Hangouts 2.0 app to experience a new user interface with improved performance. Google has added some new features like Stickers support, video messages, location sharing and optimised for iPad’s big screen with a […]

Whatsapp to add voice calling in Q2 2014

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Whatsapp’s list of features seems to be growing faster after the Facebook buyout announcement than before! Today at the Mobile World Congress panel, Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum confirmed to add voice calling feature to the app. Whatsapp expects to integrate the feature sometime in Q2 2014, which will make it line with other voice+text apps […]

Microsoft to update Windows 8.1 for non-touch devices

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At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore confirmed that a new Windows 8.1 update will arrive to improve OS performance on non-touch devices. The update is scheduled to arrive in spring this year and will add features like title bar at the top of modern interface apps, power/search buttons in the […]

Whatsapp updates Android app with new Privacy features

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Hot on the heels of Whatsapp’s acquisition announcement, Whatsapp updated its Android app adding new features. The version 2.11.169 brings one of the most sought feature – hiding the ‘last seen’ status. The updated Privacy settings now allows users to show or hide their last seen status like the iPhone and even show or hide […]

Facebook acquires Whatsapp for $19 billion

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Facebook today announced to acquire Whatsapp, one of the biggest messaging app available on mobile devices today. Facebook will buy the cross-platform app for $19 billion, which includes $4 billion in cash, $12 billion of Facebook shares and additional $3 billion in restricted stocks that will vest over four years subsequent to closing of the […]

BlackBerry reveals BBM 2.0 for Android and iOS

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BlackBerry has announced a major update to its BBM app for Android and iOS. The update v2.0 brings lots of new features that were restricted to BBM on BlackBerry 10 till now. The biggest inclusion is BBM Voice that will enable BBM users on any platform to carry out voice calls for free on Wi-Fi […]