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Facebook launches cloud games on Android and web; but excludes iOS
Oct26

Facebook launches cloud games on Android and web; but excludes iOS

Image Credit: https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/10/26/facebook-launches-cloud-games-on-desktop-and-android-but-not-on-ios.html?__twitter_impression=true There seems to be no end in the feud that exists between Facebook and Apple. This was further made obvious as Facebook launched cloud on Monday on Android and web; but failed to add a version for iOS users. Citing “arbitrary” Apple policies, the social media behemoth announced...

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Gmail Compose button takes a new shape; and a lot more visible too
Jun05

Gmail Compose button takes a new shape; and a lot more visible too

For a first time user, the Gmail Compose button on Android is not that easy to locate—and that has to do with Google placing it in a pretty awkward location; and it is tiny too. That has now changed even though the location is pretty much the same—the button is no longer a circle. What we now have is an oblong shaped button with a pen icon located within it. This replaces the multicolored plus sign with the word “Compose,” which makes...

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Google postpones Android 11 Beta release earlier scheduled for next week
May30

Google postpones Android 11 Beta release earlier scheduled for next week

The Android 11 Beta release scheduled for next week has been postponed by Google. The company in a statement announcing the delay on Twitter, said ““now is not the time to celebrate.” The now apparently is making reference to the ongoing protest across the US, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area. Google will however, schedule a new date, which will hopefully be communicated to everyone soon. The Beta Launch Show earlier scheduled...

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Pope Francis advises Christians to “disconnect from cell phones” during Lent
Feb26

Pope Francis advises Christians to “disconnect from cell phones” during Lent

If you could give up one thing during the annual Lent period; what would it be? In case you are having a tough time making up your mind on what to give up; Pope Francis has a word of advice for you. During the weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday, the Pope advised the 12,000 people who gathered to “disconnect from cell phones and connect to the Gospel.” The Pope per Vatican News, said the Lent period “is a time...

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Amazon pulls out of Mobile World Conference as Coronavirus spreads
Feb10

Amazon pulls out of Mobile World Conference as Coronavirus spreads

Amazon has announced that it will not be a part of this year’s World Mobile Conference, citing the outbreak of the coronavirus as reason. The virus, which originated in the China town of Wuhan, has claimed already claimed more lives than the deadly SARS virus. Amazon though, will not be the first tech giant to take such a drastic step since the outbreak of the virus. Other companies that have announced the cancelation of their...

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Google introduces new hashtag on Twitter to help Android users
Jan28

Google introduces new hashtag on Twitter to help Android users

Google has launched a new hashtag so that Android users can easily get help via the Twitter page of the operating system. The Android Twitter page is solely dedicated for resolving any issue and giving out information to users of the OS. However, launching a new hashtag solely for helping users get their problems solved is a new way of getting things done—and fast too. This is especially good when you consider the fact that millions...

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