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At Last, Google Makes Assistant Available To Nougat And Marshmallow Phones: Here’s When You’ll Get It

Google has confirmed that Assistant will soon be available to other devices, provided they’re running either Android Nougat or Marshmallow. Expect it to arrive this week.

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How To Get Kodi Media Player App On iPad Or iPhone: YES, No Jailbreak Needed!

iPhone and iPad users don’t need to wait for Todesco or Pangu’s work to make the Kodi media player work in their Apple device. Tech Times will show you how.

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Unable To Install Windows 10 Build 15042? Here's How Even If Your PC Is Unresponsive

Microsoft pushed out the Windows 10 preview build 15042 on Feb. 25. However, many users reported that the update could not be installed, prompting the company to share a workaround.

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Amazon's Productivity Suite To Take On Microsoft Office

Amazon Web Services will soon add office applications to its productivity suite as part of ongoing efforts to compete with Microsoft and Google.

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Verizon Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Getting Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Verizon exclusive Motorola Droid Turbo 2 has finally started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update. The OTA update is rolling out now and brings several new enhancements and fixes.

Apps/Software February 25, 2017

Verizon Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Android 7.0 Nougat Update: Carrier Lags As AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile Release Upgrade

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on Verizon are frustrated that they have yet to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Competitors AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have all released the software upgrade.

Apps/Software February 25, 2017

Remember Spaces, The Group Messaging And Content Sharing App? Well, Google Is Shutting It Down

Google has now confirmed that its group-based messaging platform, Spaces, will officially shut down on April 17. Those who used the service prior may save their content before the date.

Apps/Software February 25, 2017

Google Allo Smart Messaging App Coming To Desktops Soon

Google has teased that it will soon launch the desktop version of its smart messaging app Allo. However, the company has not given a time window for Allo for desktop's launch, merely stating that its development was in the early stages.

Apps/Software February 24, 2017

Spotify To Launch 3 New Original Podcasts In A Move To Increase Exclusive Content

Spotify announced the upcoming premieres of three new original podcasts to its platform.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

The Best Baby Apps Every Parent Needs For Their Newborn

From editing cute pictures to tracking feedings, these are the best apps for babies that every parent needs to download.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

Viber To Launch A New Social Shopping Experience Directly In Chats

Viber users will soon be able to shop directly in chats with the launch of this new feature.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 Nougat Upgrade: Exact Dates For S6 Variants, Note 5, A, J Series, Tab Announced

Samsung has published a new list indicating the exact release dates scheduled for Android 7.0 Nougat to roll out to various devices. The list includes the Galaxy S6 variants, Note 5, A and J, and Tab series.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

Samsung Flow Will Enable Galaxy Smartphones To Unlock Any Windows 10 PC Starting In April

Samsung Flow has a neat unlock feature that's currently limited only to the Windows-powered Galaxy TabPro S, but that will change soon. Come April, Samsung Flow will allow users to unclock any Windows 10 PC from any eligible Galaxy smartphone.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

How To Upload Instagram’s New Album Posts And View The 10 Photo Or Video Carousels

Instagram users can now post up to10 photos or videos at once. Here’s how to use and view the new album-like feature.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

Taken Mate Is A New App For Singles That Will Do All The Social Media Stalking For You

Taken Mate is a new app that serves as a private investigator for users to make sure other are honest.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

Microsoft Launches Skype Lite In India: Light On Data Usage And Optimized For Slow Internet Connections

Microsoft has launched a new Android app in India, introducing Skype Lite. The company says that Skype Lite is its fastest and lightest app to date and it's designed for slow internet connections and limited data.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Get Android 7.0 Nougat On Sprint

Sprint has started pushing out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. The OTA update comes close on the heels of T-Mobile and AT&T rolling out Android N for the two smartphones.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

Exyn’s AI Software Helps Autonomous Drones Navigate The Dark And Avoid Obstacles

Autonomous drones may soon gain situational awareness that enable them to travel smarter. With the help of Exyn’s artificial intelligence software for UAVs, people may soon bark destinations at drones, and they’ll find their way there without any human intervention.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

You Can Now Transfer Money Via Facebook Messenger Thanks To TransferWise

TransferWise has launched a chatbot for the Facebook Messenger. This chatbot will allow users to transfer funds both domestically and internationally without having to go to the bank.

Apps/Software February 22, 2017

Sensorly App Launches Crowdsourcing Feature For Tracking And Sharing Carrier Coverage And Speed

The app Sensorly that provides unbiased wireless carrier information launched a new feature called Map Trip that has users tracking their carrier coverage and network speeds.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

App Store Changes In Top Grossing Charts Points To Bug Or New Algorithm That Favors Paid Apps

Either a bug or a testing of a new algorithm over the weekend resulted in the App Store’s Top Grossing chart to see the rise of paid apps and decline of subscription apps.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Alexa Can Now Diagnose And Help You When You're Sick

You can now use your Amazon Echo to seek medical advice and assistance. HealthTap has partnered with Alexa to bring medical help to those with limited mobility.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Android 7.0 Nougat News: Samsung Devices Get Lots Of Love With Android Nougat OS Updates

Mobile phone carriers are spreading joy to Samsung device owners by rolling out Android Nougat updates in the past week. Find out if your carrier is bringing Nougat to your device.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Android Oreo: Successor Of Android Nougat Hinted By Google Executive In Oreo Cake GIF

Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP of Android has tweeted an Oreo cake GIF, sparking rumors stating that the upcoming Android version will be named Oreo. The latest Android version may get launched at Google I/O 2017.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Facebook Continues To Copy Snapchat: WhatsApp Gains ‘Status’ Feature Akin To Stories

WhatsApp has gained a new feature called 'Status,' which lets users send photos overlaid with drawings, emoji, and captions, then send them to friends with a 24-hour expiration date. Does this sound similar?

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Annoyed By Facebook’s Autoplay Feature? Here’s How To Block It For Good

Facebook’s autoplay feature might be annoying and intrusive for many, though certainly not unstoppable as some are wont to think. This Chrome and Opera extension does the job.

Apps/Software February 21, 2017

Want To Access Amazon Alexa On Your Mac, iPhone, Or iPad? Here’s How

Rain developers has come up with something that’ll please those who don’t have the luxury of having multiple Amazon Echo devices in their home. Called Reverb, this free app lets users access Alexa using their Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

Apps/Software February 20, 2017

Will iOS 10.2 Jailbreak Be The Last? Pangu Remains Silent While Luca Todesco Goes On Hiatus

Things are not looking good for jailbreak enthusiasts. Top hackers seem to have given up on developing a jailbreak tool for the iOS 10.2.

Apps/Software February 19, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Start Getting Android 7.0 Nougat On AT&T

After T-Mobile, AT&T has started pushing out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. The OTA update for the two smartphones is being pushed out in phases.

Apps/Software February 19, 2017

Twitter Ramps Up Anti-Abuse Measures By Restricting Trolls: How Time-Out On Twitter Works

Twitter has come up with new guidelines to stamp out abuse and trolling on the platform. This includes a 'time-out,' which will restrict an abusive user for 12 hours.

Apps/Software February 19, 2017

LG G Pad III 8.0 Starts Getting Android Nougat Update In Canada

LG G Pad III 8.0 users in Canada are now benefiting from the Android 7.0 Nougat update thanks to Fido rolling out the OTA update. Some users of the tablet have previously complained of 5G connectivity issues.

Apps/Software February 19, 2017

Snap Releases Roadshow Video For Potential Investors, Includes A How-To For Snapchat

Snap Inc. has released its roadshow materials for investors, explaining what Snapchat is and how to use all of its features. The company, which filed for an IPO earlier this month, is seeking for a valuation of $22 billion.

Apps/Software February 18, 2017

Disney Adds Comics To Its Story Central Reading App

Users can now read comics and graphic novels on Disney Story Central.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Sony SmartWatch 3 Won't Get Android Wear 2.0, Owners Disappointed And Sign Petition

Sony SmartWatch 3 will not be receiving the latest Android Wear 2.0. Consequently, upset users have started and signed a petition in anticipation of changing the company’s decision on this issue.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 Nougat: T-Mobile Releases Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Software Update

T-Mobile has just released its Android 7.0 Nougat software update to its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone. The carrier is now expected to release the update for the Galaxy S7 imminently.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Skype For iOS And Android Adds Message Reactions, In-Call Reactions, Find Panel And More

The beta update for Skype brings several new features users' way. Skype for iOS and Android benefits from in-call reactions, message reactions, the find panel feature and more.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Snapchat For Android Getting Performance Improvements Next Week And More Updates This Year, Says CEO

Snapchat for Android has been having some quality issues, but that might change soon enough. Taking to Reddit, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel announced that performance improvements will roll out early next week, followed by more updates planned for this year.

Apps/Software February 17, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 Nougat: S6 Variants, Note 5 Software Update Imminent, A Series And J Upcoming

Android 7.0 Nougat is set to hit the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, and Galaxy Note 5 imminently. Samsung’s Galaxy A series (2016) and J are up next, according to a Samsung executive.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

Tinder Stories? Tinder Buys Wheel Video App To Possibly Add Snapchat-Like Feature

Tinder acquired the startup Wheel, a video sharing app, to release a new video feature in the near future.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

Prince Back On Spotify, Other Artists Like Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Thom Yorke Still Out

Some of late singer Prince’s songs have appeared back on Spotify. The singer who died of drug overdose in 2016 was vehemently opposed to free music streaming apps and refused to put his work up on them during his lifetime.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

EatMessage Is The Emoji Food Fight Game For iMessage Starring Your Selfie

A new game called ‘EatMessage’ launched in the iMessage App Store that uses augmented reality to have the player’s selfie dodging and eating emojis.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

Huawei Reportedly Working On Its Own Voice Assistant, But Don’t Get Excited Yet

Huawei is cooking up its own voice assistant to rival Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, and Google’s Assistant. However, the technology could only find its way to the Chinese market, reports suggest.

Apps/Software February 16, 2017

BusyKid Is The App For Tracking Chores Where Children Learn How To Make Money

BusyKid is a new platform that allows parents to track chores and pay allowances to their children, who in turn learn about earning, saving and spending.

Apps/Software February 15, 2017

Feel The Music With The SoundR App That Plays Tracks Based On Bubbles Of Emotions

SoundR is a new music app that creates playlists based on mood, emotions, activity and time of day that are presented as bubbles.

Apps/Software February 15, 2017

Secure Messaging: Signal App Update Adds Encrypted Video Calls Beta And More

Open Whisper Systems just released a new update for secure messaging app Signal for both Android and iOS. Among the highlights, the update includes an open beta for encrypted video calls.

Apps/Software February 15, 2017

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