Mobile Applications

Google updates Play Store with some more Material design elements

Android L hasn't been officially released yet but Google is already upgrading its Play Store app with a more vibrant look and feel. In line with the firm’s newly announced 'Material Design' concept, the Google Play Store v5.0 is bringing a more vivid palette of colours. The upgrade has already started rolling out and it should be available for every device by next week. The new colourful theme isn’t limited

BlackBerry flaunts 91 million active BBM users, outs new beta version

BlackBerry has officially announced that there are 91 million active BBM users right now. John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry is trying hard on increasing its subscriber base with new features like the BBM Store and BBM Stickers. As of now, there are 55 sticker packs available to users, with each week witnessing additions of at least two new packs. As a glimpse of where BBM is possibly headed, in Indonesia, BBM Money made a debut. They

With this tool, you can run almost any Android app on Chrome OS

Few months ago at Google I/O, Google gave a demo of Android apps running on Chrome OS. But currently, Google is not opening its gates wide as it is manually launching certain selected apps. As of now, this feature is being launched with four compatible apps: Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine. One app which was not mentioned was Flipboard, which was also demoed at the I/O. "Over the coming months

Now you can download and watch YouTube videos offline in India

Alongside the official announcement of Android One smartphones, Google has also announced that it will bring offline capabilities to YouTube. Users in India would soon be able download YouTube videos and watch them later in offline mode. Ceasar Sengupta, Product Management Director at Google explained that this move from the Internet giant was to better serve Indian users who generally do not consistent Internet connection, be it Wi-Fi or cellular

ING Vysya Bank Launches Mobile Banking app for Windows phones

ING Vysya Bank has launched mobile banking application for Windows Phones. The app will work on devices with Windows 8 and above.   Key features of the app include: Scan and store cheque images for future reference, e-gift vouchers for friend and family and also send SMS to beneficiary after fund transfer. There has been over 40000 downloads across platforms, including App Store and Android, sincelaunch. The balance meter feature

Perfect way of backing up all the data from an Android smartphone

I not only write about smartphones, I review most of them as well. It is my job to use those devices completely as my primary device and then let know the readers my opinions about them. Due to this, I constantly feel the pressure of transferring all of my data to a new device every week. So, I have found a perfect way of backing up all my important and