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Best Apps for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Best Apps for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung’s much-anticipated flagships, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, have started making their way to customers in the United States and Korea, with a wider rollout across the world scheduled for this month. If you have already gotten your hands on the S8 or are planning on getting one and are looking for some quality apps for it that will further help you enjoy the device, its time for you to put an end to your search.

Google Plans on Introducing Ad-Blocking Functionality in Chrome

Google Plans on Introducing Ad-Blocking Functionality in Chrome

Citing sources familiar with the matter, WSJ says that Google is planning on introducing a native ad blocker for Google Chrome. While this move will potentially affect the company’s ad revenue to a certain degree, it is apparently taking this decision to deliver a better user experience.

Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Releases New Cricketing App, 100MB

Cricket Legend Sachin Tendulkar Releases New Cricketing App, 100MB

Iconic Indian cricketer and legend Sachin Tendulkar has launched 100MB, an app that will act as a one-stop location for all the information related to the cricket legend. 

Truecaller Integrating Google Duo to Its App in Coming Months; Introduces Truecaller Pay in India

Truecaller Integrating Google Duo to Its App in Coming Months; Introduces Truecaller Pay in India

Truecaller today announced that it is adding support for peer-to-peer payments for its Indian users. In addition, the company revealed its new logo and announced a new version of its app that comes integrated with Google Duo and its spam SMS filtering.

Google Hangouts for Android Will Lose SMS Integration On May 22

Google Hangouts for Android Will Lose SMS Integration On May 22

Google is sending out email to Google admin users informing them that Hangouts SMS integration will  stop working after May 22, 2017. The company will presumably roll out an update on the day that will disable the SMS integration functionality on the app.

Google Photos Can Now Backup ‘Preview’ Quality Photos on 2G Connection; Duo Gains Audio Calling Functionality

Google Photos Can Now Backup ‘Preview’ Quality Photos on 2G Connection; Duo Gains Audio Calling Functionality

Google has announced new updates to Allo, Duo, and Google Photos to better cater to users who have access to slow and spotty data network. 

You Can Now Manually Save Your Parking Spot in Google Maps

You Can Now Manually Save Your Parking Spot in Google Maps

Google Now on Android has long been able to automatically remember where you parked, but the feature was unreliable since it made use of the various sensors and the activity recognition system of the OS to detect when you have stopped moving. Now, Google is updating its Maps app to add the option to quickly save a parking spot. To save a parking spot, simply tap on the blue dot icon and select the “save your parking” option.

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Launching on Android on March 23

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Launching on Android on March 23

Nintendo today confirmed that it will be releasing Super Mario Run for Android on the Google Play Store on March 23. The game first made its debut on iOS in December last year amidst heavy marketing push from Apple.

Google’s New Family Link App Lets Parents Monitor App Activity and More

Google’s New Family Link App Lets Parents Monitor App Activity and More

For the parents out there that give their kid(s) device time, Google wants to make it a little easier to keep tabs on the details.

You Can Now Beta Test Upcoming Versions of Google Play services and Gboard

You Can Now Beta Test Upcoming Versions of Google Play services and Gboard

Google is now allowing Android users to sign up for beta testing future upcoming releases of Google Play Services and Gboard. Once you sign up for the beta program for the respective apps on the Google Play Store through the links mentioned below, you will automatically receive updates that might be potentially unstable but will be packing new features.