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Google Play Store Turns 5 Today with a Billion Active Users

I remember when I got my first Android phone, it came with Android Market; a pretty basic version of today’s Play Store. It was re-branded in 2012 to include apps, games, movies, TV shows, music and books. Today, Google is celebrating the 5th birthday of Play Store and in just 5 years it managed to […]

Google updated the web version of Play Store

A few months back Google changed the Play store look for Android users, proving with a clean, easy and comprehensive interface. Now the company has pushed out a similar update for the web version of Play Store. The new design comes with large icons for apps, music, movies and books. Users can navigate the new […]

Google’s stock Android keyboard is now available in Play Store

Google has today released its stock Android keyboard as a standalone application and made it available to download in the Play store. If you have a tablet or smartphone running anrdoid icecream sandwich or above you can get the nexus experience keyboard on your device. Google keyboard makes text input smart and easy. You can […]

Google Chrome To Feature a Built-in Ad Blocker in the Next Update

A recent report from WSJ claims that the next version of Google Chrome is going to feature a built-in ad blocker. Google generates most of its revenues through ads and featuring an ad blocker to its most popular web browser, Chrome seems to be quite counter-intuitive. However this new ad blocker will only be targeting […]

Truecaller Partners with Google, Launches new SMS & Flash Messaging

Truecaller today announced a strategic agreement to integrate Google Duo, a high quality video calling service, within the Truecaller app. Along with news of this integration, Truecaller announced a completely new redesign of the Android app, which allows you to filter SPAM messages and the ability to send Flash Messages. If you haven’t heard about […]

Google Announces Android O with Tons of New Features and Enhancements

Google has released the first “Developer Preview” of Android O, the next major version of its popular mobile operating system. The Developer Preview is in its early days, there are more features coming, and there’s still plenty of stabilization and performance work ahead. Google will provide a complete intro of this new operating system at […]

This Neat Trick will enable Google Assistant on any Android Smartphone

Google Assistant is the “Siri” of Android phones ─ it is an upgrade over Google Now that offers two-way communication. You can ask questions or tell it do things, Google Assistant will be there listening to you, tracking your every move and answering all your queries. It was introduced back in 2016, but until recently this […]

Google Rolls out Android Nougat 7.1.2 Public Beta

Google has announced to start rolling out Android Nougat 7.1.2 public beta for devices that are enrolled in Android Beta Program. It is an incremental update focused on refinements, so it includes a number of bugfixes and optimizations. It also offer small number of enhancements for carriers and users. Currently it is available for Pixel […]

Google To Promote IT Development and Ecommerce in Pakistan

Google says that it could play a role in further IT development and promotion of ecommerce in Pakistan as the country has already made rapid progress in this sector. Ann Lavin, Google’s Director for Public Policy and Government Relations met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad yesterday. While discussing the possibilities of Google’s collaboration in […]