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Google Trips app gets new update to help you plan your next vacation
Apr29

Google Trips app gets new update to help you plan your next vacation

Google’s travel app, Trips is getting even better with some exciting features. Among other newly added features, the app can now automatically pull in train and bus tickets sent to your Gmail address. Before this update, Trips could collate all your flight, hotel, and car reservations. These will appear also in the reservations section of the app, in between your various hotel stays, allowing you to better see how you’re moving...

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Google Home now has 5 million recipes; can now help you with your cooking
Apr27

Google Home now has 5 million recipes; can now help you with your cooking

There is more to cooking than merely chopping the onion and adding other ingredients. Cooking is about obtaining the right recipe and doing the right thing the right time. With Google Home, you can access up to 5 million recipes, cook the perfect meal for your household, and take all the glory while the smart assistance takes the back seat. “But what if you could listen to a recipe and your favorite music, all at the same time?...

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Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members
Apr27

Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members

Thanks to Snapchat, Instagram now has additional 100 million users—bringing up the number to 700 million. That is impressive for a company that was once almost walking in the shadow of a rival app—Snapchat. In the last nine months, the app has recorded more growth than ever owing to the fact that it copied a very popular feature owned by Snapchat—Stories. Not that the app wasn’t doing fine before August [when Instagram launched its...

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Twitter records appreciable user growth; first in 2 years
Apr26

Twitter records appreciable user growth; first in 2 years

While recording 9 million active user growth may not be described by some as appreciable for a company like Twitter; it is worth celebrating considering how the company’s user-base remained almost stagnant since 2015. For a company like Twitter, recording additional 9 million users at this time is quite remarkable—it now has 328 million monthly active users. Not many gave Twitter a chance; the Wall Street for one, didn’t give us much...

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Facebook begins testing of a different version of its Related Articles widget
Apr25

Facebook begins testing of a different version of its Related Articles widget

These days, Facebook wants you to take a proper look at every link before clicking on it. The social media giant is not handling fake news with kid gloves—and this time around, it has started testing a different version of its Related Articles widget. Before reading any article on its website, the social media behemoth will present you with related articles so you can decide. The widget being tested by Facebook is one that usually...

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