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Instagram adds GIF support to Stories

Instagram adds GIF support to Stories

  Now you can add fun, expressive GIF stickers to any photo or video in your story. When you tap to add a sticker to a photo or video in stories, you’ll now see a new GIF option. Tap it to open a library full of hundreds of thousands of moving stickers powered by GIPHY. You can browse what’s currently ...

Google Photos users number grows to 500 million

Google Photos users number grows to 500 million

Google Photos is my go-to photos app and 500 millions users around the globe. Google announced today some new features with the Photos app which is less than 2 years old. According to the Search giant, over 12 billion photos and videos uploads every day! Google also unveiled that you can make your photos into an ...

Picture-In-Picture is a new feature coming with Android O

Picture-In-Picture is a new feature coming with Android O

Although already present in some way in other devices like Samsung, picture-in-picture is the newest feature coming with Android O. As its name states, it allows you to multi-task while on you're on a call or watching a video. You can for example check your calendar while you're on a call with your significant other, ...

Goodbye Google Goggles, say Hi to Google Lens

Goodbye Google Goggles, say Hi to Google Lens

Fans of the almost dead Google Goggles, rejoice! During the IO event, Google announced the release of Google Lens. This is major news folks. The new app is smarter and more interactive than its predecessor. It will work with the Google Assistant as one of its features, so no need to download a separate app. One of ...

Google introduces hands free calling to Google Home

Google introduces hands free calling to Google Home

I am a big fan of Google Home, it knows me so well. Sometimes too well. I use it every morning to check the weather, my calendar and news. The only it was missing is hands free calling. Today that changed. Whether you're cooking or working on a project and don't feel like picking up your phone to answer, Google Home ...

You can now register for Google’s Android O Beta

You can now register for Google’s Android O Beta

Google usually opens the doors for testers to its newest Android versions every year during the IO conference. This year is no exception. If you're a developer or have enough Android knowledge, you can grab the beta image of the new Android O. The included devices are the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Neuxs 6P, Pixel C ...

Google adds “Smart Reply” to its 1 Billion Gmail user database

Google adds “Smart Reply” to its 1 Billion Gmail user database

Have you ever seen those little preloaded replies on Allo and Inbox? Well, Gmail now has it too. Google announced this new feature at the IO conference in Mountain View. Smart Reply basically works in the background. Instead of typing a quick message to reply to an email, you can quickly select one of the message ...

[App] Scan and save printed photos with the new Google PhotoScan

[App] Scan and save printed photos with the new Google PhotoScan

Have you ever found an old favorite printed picture that you wished you could convert to a digital photos? The folks at Google are here to help. They launched an app called PhotoScan which is currently available in the Play Store. PhotoScan is a scanner app that allows you to have a digital file(s) of your pictures ...

The Samsung Pay app up for grabs in the Play Store

The Samsung Pay app up for grabs in the Play Store

Samsung Pay is perhaps the best mobile payment method in the market. At least in my opinion. Not only it uses NFC but it also uses MST (Magnetic Secure Payment) technology which is accepted in over 30 million locations (according to Samsung). The application was only available to Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus ...

Google Hangouts 4.0 Update is a go, brings Material Design and more

Google Hangouts 4.0 Update is a go, brings Material Design and more

The long awaited Google Hangout 4.0 is finally here folks. And yes, it is available on a Monday and not on a typical Google-update Wednesday. It has already started rolling out but as you probably know, it will happen in stages. But not to worry, we have the apk file for you. This is what's new inf the new ...

DashClock returns with Material Design update

DashClock returns with Material Design update

   Roman Nurik, a design advocate at Google, launched DashClock Widget a couple of years ago. He hasn't updated it since December of 2013. The cool thing about this widget is that it not only let you keep an eye on your emails, weather or time but it also allows you to add custom extensions for specific apps like ...

Twitter Android app will track your installed apps for more ad revenue

Twitter Android app will track your installed apps for more ad revenue

Twitter, Oh Twitter. The giant social media outlet is planning to "help you build a more personal Twitter experience" in an upcoming update for the Android app. They will so do so thanks to what they call the "App Graph." This will allow them to track your downloaded apps to learn about your interests. Don't get ...

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