Snap Inc, the company behind the Snapchat application that most of us use on a daily basis, just admitted that its focus in the past has been on the iOS version of its app over the Android counterpart.
Earlier this week, Snapchat began rolling out an update bringing group chat messaging. However, there’s two caveats. Messages with be deleted after 24 hours unless saved, and each group chat is capped at having just 16 users.
It’s 2016, our guess is that most of you have a smartphone. Being smartphone owners ourselves, we’re always interested in knowing when a smartphone gets updated. Wouldn’t it be convenient to have this all in one place? That’s why we created our ‘Droid Updates’ Weekly Series.
Android Auto launched two years ago or so with the intention of integrating Google’s phone, navigation and music services, with automobiles. Over the past few months Google has been steadily rolling out Android Auto support for several car models from various manufacturers. The only downside was that you required a relatively new and compatible car or else you had to purchase a fairly expensive interface unit to use the service. Now, Google has just introduced the latest update which lets you [Read More]
Google’s plain Messenger app, not Allo, nor Hangouts, now supports RCS or Rich Communications Services messaging. In a new partnership with U.S. carrier Sprint, Android users with this app will get an enhanced messaging experience.
Google, Warner Bros and JK Rowling have teamed up to promote the new Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. In this promotional partnership, Google has added voice commands that let you cast spells, with additional support for Daydream VR, Allo and Street View.
While Google Allo does have some great functionality, one of its major misses is that it lacks any desktop support. Many people use their computers to respond to messages, and some just don’t want to pick up their phone to respond to every message.
Shruggie has made way over to the latest version of Hangouts for Android users. If you’re unfamiliar, this is Google’s semi Easter egg (¯\_(ツ)_/¯) talked about back in the day of Marshmallow.