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Microsoft Launches Skype Lite For India; Optimised For 2G Connections and Features Aadhar Integration

Microsoft Launches Skype Lite For India; Optimised For 2G Connections and Features Aadhar Integration

Microsoft today announced Skype Lite, a watered-down version of its messaging and video calling app optimised for 2G connections and low-end Android smartphones. The 13MB app is available in 7 different languages and is optimised to ensure it consumes less data and resources.

Muzei 2.3 Adds Direct Boot, Runtime Permission, Android Wear 2.0 Support, and More

Muzei 2.3 Adds Direct Boot, Runtime Permission, Android Wear 2.0 Support, and More

Muzei, one of the best wallpaper apps for Android, today received a major update adding support for plenty of new features and under the hood improvements. The last update for Muzei was released back in November 2015 and in the time since then, the Googlers behind the app have worked on modernising its code base and adding new features to it.

Google Maps Update Introduces Bottom Bar with Places, Driving, and Transit Tabs

Google Maps Update Introduces Bottom Bar with Places, Driving, and Transit Tabs

Google Maps for Android is getting a new update today that makes it easier to see everyday information right. The home screen of Google Maps will now feature a tab bar at the bottom that will help you quickly find a place to eat nearby, provide you with traffic status, and help you catch a bus.

This Is Why Snapchat’s Android App Sucks in Comparison to Its iOS Counterpart

This Is Why Snapchat’s Android App Sucks in Comparison to Its iOS Counterpart

If you have used Snapchat on both Android and iOS, you will know that the app offers a smoother experience on the iPhone despite it having the same UI/UX on both platforms. Snapchat’s official Android is buggy and slow, with the video and photo quality being inferior to its iOS counterpart even though many Android phones now come with a camera that can rival the iPhone.

‘Super Mario Run’ Launches in March

‘Super Mario Run’ Launches in March

Back in December of last year, Nintendo officially launched Super Mario Run for iOS, which worked as an exclusive launch platform.

Google App for Android Gains Offline Search Capabilities; Now Works Better With Spotty Data Connections

Google App for Android Gains Offline Search Capabilities; Now Works Better With Spotty Data Connections

Google today announced that the Google app for Android will now work better with spotty data connections. Now, when you search for something through the Google app and it fails due to no data connection, the results will be retrieved automatically once your handset regains connectivity.

How to Get Messenger Style Chat Bubbles for Any Chat App on Android

How to Get Messenger Style Chat Bubbles for Any Chat App on Android

Facebook’s Messenger’s chat head style bubbles are just bloody useful. They stay on the side of the screen, almost hidden, until you need them. Just tap on the circle, and the messaging thread shows up on top of whatever is on the screen. Type your reply, send it along, tap the bubble and it’s out of the way again. Chat bubbles are so useful it’s no wonder that Android developers are trying to use it in many creative ways – that’s where the floating browser concept comes in.

Google Maps Update Allows You To Book An Uber Directly From The App; Offers Deeper Integration With Ride Service Providers

Google Maps Update Allows You To Book An Uber Directly From The App; Offers Deeper Integration With Ride Service Providers

Google today announced that it is making the ride services experience in Google Maps even better by offering deeper integration with ride service providers like Uber and Lyft. Up until now, Google Maps displayed the estimated fare of going to a location from Uber and Lyft.

Suddenly Facing Battery Life Issues on Your Android Phone? Here’s How to Fix It

Suddenly Facing Battery Life Issues on Your Android Phone? Here’s How to Fix It

Own a Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, or any other Android device and noticed a sudden increase in battery drain? You are not alone. Hundreds of Galaxy S7, S7 edge, and Nexus 6P owners have been complaining about their phone getting hot and its battery draining too fast. 

Super Mario Run Goes up for Pre-Registration on Google Play Store

Super Mario Run Goes up for Pre-Registration on Google Play Store

Just a few days after Super Mario Run made its debut on iOS, the game’s listing has gone live on the Google Play Store. The game is not yet available for download though, with the listing only offering a registration option so that users will be automatically notified when the game is released.