Tag Archives: app

Twitter’s Apple Watch App Disappears

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter app on Apple Watch has reportedly disappeared for many users It happened after Twitter for iOS version 7.8 started rolling out Twitter recently began testing 280 characters limit for tweets As Twitter announced to double its 140-character limit to 280, many Apple Watch users across the world were left disappointed on Thursday when they realised that the app has disappeared. According to ... Read More »

Google Drive Desktop App to Shut Down in March 2018 in Favour of Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream

HIGHLIGHTS Google Drive for Mac, Windows to end in March 2018 Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream are two alternatives for cloud storage Google Drive update for Mac adds support for High Sierra, APFS Google wants to make it easier to store and access your files from the cloud. For it to do that, the company needs to make some important ... Read More »

YouTube rolls out new icon, design changes for mobile, desktop app

YouTube has announced significant design changes for its mobile and desktop app. Plus the YouTube logo has been revamped to emphasis on the ‘Tube’, and the iconic play icon now appears at the beginning of the YouTube wordmark. The refreshed YouTube Logo and YouTube Icon should be visible to users on mobile and desktop starting today. Coming to YouTube mobile ... Read More »

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes with historical importance. The program has enabled trips to the ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Gets Its First Video Streaming App

HIGHLIGHTS Niconico is the first streaming app on the Nintendo Switch It is a popular video platform in Japan We could see the likes of YouTube and Netflix on the Switch in the future The Nintendo Switch gets its first video streaming app in Niconico. It’s an extremely popular live streaming platform in Japan. At the moment, Nintendo Switch owners with Japanese accounts ... Read More »

Mobile App Launched To Create Awareness Among Pregnant Women

PANCHKULA:  The National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation. The application, Kilkari, was launched during the concluding day of the ‘State-level Orientation Workshop’ that began at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare ... Read More »

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app will bring live TV, Xfinity X1 features to your mobile device

February is app month for Comcast. After introducing its Roku app earlier in the month, Comcast announced it will replace its Xfinity TV app on February 28. Xfinity Stream, the name of the new app, aims to give Comcast subscribers an Xfinity X1-like experience on Android and iOS. That means features from your set-top box are coming to mobile, such ... Read More »

Google App v6.13 to bring Google Assistant to non-Pixels, or at least maybe

Google’s personal assistant, quite creatively called Google Assistant, is so far only officially available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, as smartphones go. However, a new alpha release of the Google app (v6.13) for users signed up to the beta channel suggests that might be changing in the near future. The folks over at Android Police report that the app ... Read More »

Microsoft tries to expel Chromebooks from schools with Intune app and low-cost PCs

For years, Apple Macs dominated the classroom. Then Chromebooks took over. Now, Microsoft is once again pushing for kids to learn via new, cheap Windows 10 PCs, managed by a new Intune application designed specifically for education. Chromebooks aren’t much more than web browsers built on top of a bare-bones OS. That can be a drawback for businesses, who demand ... Read More »

Encrypted messaging app Signal uses Google to bypass censorship

Developers of the popular Signal secure messaging app have started to use Google’s domain as a front to hide traffic to their service and to sidestep blocking attempts. Bypassing online censorship in countries where internet access is controlled by the government can be very hard for users. It typically requires the use of virtual private networking (VPN) services or complex ... Read More »