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Google Allo now allows you to chat with your friends on desktop
Aug15

Google Allo now allows you to chat with your friends on desktop

Reports of a desktop version for Google Allo have been making the rounds in the last couple of months. The long wait is now over as the chat app has finally arrived on desktop. Google’s VP of Communications, Nick Fox tweeted the news on his Twitter Page last February. Fox said in his tweet that users can look forward to the desktop version of the chat app very soon—and that time has finally come. To use it on desktop, scan the QR code...

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YouTube launches a new in-app video sharing and messaging feature
Aug07

YouTube launches a new in-app video sharing and messaging feature

A new feature was today launched by Google that will enable YouTube offer mobile messaging service to users. The in-app video sharing feature that was earlier available to select market, is now being rolled out to a global audience. With the feature, you will be able to send your friends video and share chat from within a new tab within the mobile app. “Starting today, you can share videos with your friends and family directly on...

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YouTube’s playback speed controls for mobile could be coming to mobile
Aug07

YouTube’s playback speed controls for mobile could be coming to mobile

Is YouTube about to roll out one of the most important features that attract uses to its service? According to 9to5google, Google is testing video playback speed control on its YouTube app for Android. Until now, the video playback speed feature was only found on the desktop version of the video-streaming site. Millions of users all over the world have been able to use the feature on the desktop version, but will now be excited to...

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Netflix Disabled Its App On Rooted Android Devices
May15

Netflix Disabled Its App On Rooted Android Devices

Having a rooted Android device gives you functionalities that a non-rooted device can’t. However, if your Android device is rooted, you can no longer access Netflix. You’ll need to take extra steps to watch your favorite movies in this app on the go. According to Android Police’s report, Netflix confirmed that it has made its app unavailable on rooted Android phones. “With our latest 5.0 release, we now fully rely on the Widevine DRM...

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Gmail for Android now issues warning when trying to visit suspicious website
May08

Gmail for Android now issues warning when trying to visit suspicious website

Following last week’s phishing attack on Google Docs, Google has upgraded Gmail for Android. The app has now been updated with a notification feature to warn you anytime you are about visiting any malicious website. The malicious emails were sent from contacts, asking people [Gmail account users] to open a Google Doc. Anyone who falls for this, is immediately asked to give authorizations to a fake Google Docs app. Granting such...

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Google reaches agreement with FAS to open Android to other search engines in Russia
Apr17

Google reaches agreement with FAS to open Android to other search engines in Russia

Google and Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) have both reached settlement that will finally bring an end to long-term dispute over Android monopoly. The settlement came with a fine as Google was made to pay $7.8 million to the Russian antimonopoly body. The search engine giant will also open up its Android operating system to other search engines in Russia. Google will also not continue to prevent other companies’ apps from...

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