Google to Kill Legacy Versions of Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides Apps on April 3

Google has announced that it is shutting down older versions of many of its G Suite or Drive apps. Older versions of Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Sheets, and Google Slides will no longer work on smartphones starting April 3. The search giant has updated its blog to list out all the old versions that…


Line 7.0.0 for Android Brings Much-Improved Media Sharing and More

Line has started rolling out an update for its Android app that brings major improvements to its sharing feature. The all-new Line 7.0.0 will allow users to send photos and videos at the same time. This means there are now no extra steps when sharing media content in a chat. The new Line messaging app…


Android Instant Apps Live Testing Begins With Select Apps

Android Instant Apps was one of the major announcements that came from Google during the company’s annual I/O 2016 keynote. It seems the company is finally ready for its live testing with select apps. The Android Instant Apps feature essentially allows users to open any app by just tapping on a link even if the…


Netflix for Android Gets SD Card Support for Downloads

Netflix added the option to watch offline late last year, but the resultant downloads were restricted to your device’s inbuilt storage. That meant that people with limited space on their phones couldn’t make the most of the great feature. The streaming service is now changing that in a new announcement – Netflix now supports microSD…


Developers Can Soon Respond to App Store Reviews; Users Can Disable Review Prompts

Posting app reviews has always been a difficult process on iOS since you actually need to leave the app you’re using, go to the App Store and post the review. That’s about to change with iOS 10.3, the latest developer beta reveals. What’s more, developers will finally be able to respond to user reviews and…


BHIM App Update for Android Brings Spam Reports, Privacy Controls, and Support for More Indian Languages

The BHIM app, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based payments app launched last month by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), has received a major update. Currently only available on Android, the BHIM app has now been updated to v1.2, bringing new features and fixes. In a press release, NPCI has detailed the key…


Facebook Slideshow Feature Slowly Rolling Out to Android App

After releasing it in June for iOS users, Facebook has now started rolling out the ‘Slideshow’ feature for Android users as well. The company had been testing it in its beta version since last month, and now finally it’s gradually rolling out to all users. According to Android Police, a few users are seeing this…


Spooky Noises Can Covertly Trigger Smartphone Voice Commands: Report

 Always-on listening devices were popularised with the first Moto X back in 2013. Saying “Ok Google Now” could wake the phone up even from standby, because dedicated hardware was constantly listening to ambient sounds to pick up that catchphrase. We’ve come a long way since then, and today you have dedicated voice assistants like Google…


Google Voice App to Get VoIP Integration Across Platforms Soon

Google overhauled its call-forwarding and voicemail app Google Voice just a few days ago, and introduced a ‘cleaner, more intuitive’ interface. The tech giant has also promised regular updates to Google Voice, and now it’s planning to introduce VoIP calling in one of its upcoming updates. Google has confirmed to 9to5Google that it is working…


Home AppsApps News WhatsApp for Android Could Soon Let You Recall, Edit Messages After Sending Them

WhatsApp was rumoured to be testing a new feature on its iPhone beta version that allowed users to revoke or edit messages you have already sent to other contacts. It seems the feature is being tested on the Android beta app as well – though regular users cannot access it right now. The edit sent…