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Twitter’s new “Lights Out” dark mode is coming to Android this September
Jul26

Twitter’s new “Lights Out” dark mode is coming to Android this September

Twitter’s lights out mode that was launched last March for iOS users is coming to Android this September. This much was made known by Dantley Davis, Vice President of design and research at Twitter in a tweet. The tweet, which was sighted by 9to5google, revealed that the feature will be available to Android users by mid-September. Twitter has been testing a couple of new features, including an all-black dark mode for mobile devices in...

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Snapchat reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store
Jul19

Snapchat reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Snapchat is racking up the number—and that is something worth celebrating because it shows that the app is growing. A quick check on the Play Store shows that the ephemeral photo-sharing app has clocked the 1 billion mark, and counting. Like I said, it is worth a mention considering the fact that the Android version of the app was nothing compared to the iOS version a couple of years ago. Users claimed previous Android version was too...

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Google Search for Android testing a new way to share searches
Jun22

Google Search for Android testing a new way to share searches

A new and easy way to share your searches on Google Search app for Android is currently in beta state, and could soon be available. Trust me, the new way is actually cool, but there is no way you can access it unless of course, you have already signed on as a beta tester. Luckily, I have a screenshot of the new share button sitting comfortably beside the microphone button on the Google Search app for Android. Trust me, this new way of...

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Gmail’s Smart Compose goes live on iOS
Jun14

Gmail’s Smart Compose goes live on iOS

Finally, iPhone users can now use Smart Compose; a feature that was launched sometime last year on desktop, and not long after on Android. Smart Compose became instantly popular when launched on Google’s popular email service. It saves a lot of time when composing an email—allowing you to have more time for other things. Google first rolled out Smart Compose exclusively on Pixel 3; but later brought to Android phones. iOS users were...

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Skype brings screen sharing to iOS and Android
Jun04

Skype brings screen sharing to iOS and Android

Skype has taken its screen sharing feature to mobile—and is now available on iOS and Android. It is one of the most popular features in the Microsoft-owned app, and will may go a long way to help keep the video-chat app within a touching distance of other apps in the same category. “Starting today, we’re launching screen sharing on Android and iOS—along with multiple improvements to our mobile calling experience,” a statement on the...

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India is investigating Google over Android
May10

India is investigating Google over Android

Google seems to be swimming in troubled waters these days—the company is once again being investigated over alleged unfair edge it has over other competitors. This time around Google is not being investigated by Brussels, but by India. The India antitrust watchdog wants Google investigated whether it is abusing its Android dominant position to hurt rivals. Citing two sources familiar with the matter, Reuters reports that Google is...

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