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Google Digital Assistant Now Supports More Android Devices

Posted By: Arin Dey - 3:02 PM
Google’s digital assistant will be available to more Android devices. Google has already announced its presence on Pixel, Google Home, Google Allo and Android Wear. Google Assistant will soon be available on Android handsets running 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow.

Google Digital Assistant Now Supports More Android Devices
Google Assistant product lead Gummi Hafsteinsson said in a blog post, “Whether you need to know how to say ‘nice to meet you’ in Korean or just a simple reminder to do laundry when you get home, your Assistant can help. With the Google Assistant on Android phones, you have your own personal, helpful Google right in your pocket.”

Google Assistant will roll out this week to English users in the U.S. English speakers in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and German speakers in Germany are next on the access list. Google has promised more languages will be made available over the coming year.

Hafsteinsson said, “The Google Assistant will automatically come to eligible Android phones running Nougat and Marshmallow with Google Play Services.You’ll also see the Google Assistant on some newly announced partner devices, including the LG G6.”

Google Assistant can perform Internet searches, answer questions and perform tasks like updating your schedule or booking a reservation. It can also give you the weather forecast, offer travel directions and surface requested photos and a lot more.

Please find the below Google Assistant video:


Hidden Games You Can Play On Google Search [Infographic]

Posted By: Arin Dey - 4:56 PM
Google Search and Google games are not similar concepts and even sounds totally different. It is difficult to imagine the Google homepage as an online game platform. But the games that we are aware of, can be played on Google search engine.

Hidden Games You Can Play On Google Search

The guide below tells you how to find such hidden gems as Atari Breakout and Pac-Man (for the old-school gamers), a fiendishly difficult Flappy Droid game hidden in your Android phone, a simple but addictive platform game you can play in chrome when offline and some great games hidden in Google Maps and Google Earth.

Source: Euroffice.


Facebook's Oculus Launches Touch Controllers

Posted By: Arin Dey - 1:59 PM
Facebook has something to offer you all just before Christmas. Facebook owned Oculus is going to launch its touch controllers for virtual reality. 

Facebook's Oculus Launches Touch Controllers
Image Credit : Oculus

The device will be available both online and in stores, This device will be used by touch that gives you the sensation of your virtual hands being your own physical hands.

Facebook's blog post stated that “Touch lets you bring your hands into VR for the most immersive experience possible. You can gesture intuitively and manipulate digital objects with precision — making your VR experiences more seamless and comfortable for a deeper sense of presence.”

Each controller has a traditional analog thumbstick, two buttons, an analog trigger and an input mechanism called the ‘hand trigger.’ Precise tracking combined with an ergonomic handle design bring hand poses and social gestures into your virtual world. A diagonal grip lets your thumb and index finger move autonomously, helping to eliminate accidental triggers.

Touch will be priced at $199 in the U.S. or for $798 when paired with the Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset needed for Touch to work. In Canada, the price rises to $279 or $1,128 for both the Rift and Touch.

Oculus is offering a chance to try Touch out, as well. Demonstrations are available at more than 500 retailers in the U.S., Canada, France, Germany, and the U.K. Participating stores can be found here. You can schedule an appointment for a demo via the link.


Facebook Launches Instant Games To Messenger

Posted By: Arin Dey - 1:06 PM
Instant Messenger companies are trying to attract its users in different innovative ways like introducing video call facility, providing animated emoticons etc. Now Facebook Messenger has introduced "games" on its app which will engage you even more time on its messenger.

Facebook Messenger Introduces Instant Games

Facebook announced games such as Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Galaga, EverWing, TRACK & FIELD 100M and Words with Friends: Frenzy and another few are now available on the latest version of its Messenger app. It is very easy option to start with as you just have to open a conversation with a friend, tap a game controller icon and then select what game you want to play.

Messenger product manager Andrea Vaccari said in a blog post, “After you finish a round, people in the conversation will see your score and will have the opportunity to challenge you back.” The blog also revealed that “People can also discover games within the Messenger search field, or on Facebook News Feed where they can play solo or challenge friends back in Messenger. Games on Messenger are the first to be rolled out on Facebook’s new Instant Games cross-platform gaming experience.”

The following video will explain how it works.


One-Tap, Video and App Promoted Pins For Pinterest

Posted By: Arin Dey - 11:12 PM
Pinterest has recently announced three innovative ways to advertise product or services on its platform: One-Tap, Video Pins and app Promoted Pins. Please find below the new pin line-up options.

1. One-Tap Pins

With the option for one-tap Pin in your feed, you will be taken directly to the site it came from. 

Pinterest blog reveals that “We’ve only just started showing these Pins on Pinterest, but people already seem to be loving how much easier it is to get right to the products they’re looking for almost twice as many Pinners are finding items to buy through these new Pins.”

2. Video Pins

Video Pins will be available for viewing right on Pinterest. So you don't have to click a link to take you to another site to watch the video. There is also a selection of ideas related to the video to give you more product and information options.

3. App Pins

Lastly, with the option Promoted app Pins that “make it easier for you to find out about the apps and app-makers you want to hear about most.” The pins are directly linked to the store so you can download the app for immediate use.

As of now, Promoted Pins have only been available to U.S. businesses and it has recently launched for businesses in the U.K. as well. Pinterest said they are coming to “even more parts of the world very soon.”


Google Launches Messaging App Allo For Android & iOS

Posted By: Arin Dey - 3:25 PM
Google has launched Allo for Android and iPhone, which will offer users its artificial intelligence-based cross-platform smart messaging solution. In May 2016 at Google IO conference, Google announced Allo and a new video chatting app called Duo that has been released to the public since a month more. But instantly after Allo's release, it became controversial, got critics charged, such as Apple iMessage, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and many others. Google already had at least two messaging solutions of its own, Hangouts, which is cross-platform, and the Messages app in Android. The most used messaging apps like Apple’s iMessage and Facebook Messenger, have changed dramatically over the past few months. These apps, primarily designed for simple conversation, are gradually evolving into platforms for more complex messaging and other added features also.

Google Launches Messaging App Allo For Android & iOS

Google stated that their new effort "Allo" is a modern messaging platform, backed by artificial intelligence. And like other smart messaging solutions, it is aimed at a growing generation of users who are ignoring old-fashioned communications solutions like email in favor of more personal, immediate, and private ways to reach out to others. Google’s Amit Fulay says, “Google Allo can help you make plans, find information, and express yourself more easily in chat and the more you use it, the more it improves over time.”

How to use Google Allo:

Here is how you can use Allo app for messaging and  other purposes. The below video from The Verge will help you know how.

Allo’s biggest asset is its integration with Google Assistant, the company’s conversational new virtual aid that can answer questions and make suggestions. Allo offers two ways to interact with Google Assistant. In a messaging thread, typing the trigger phrase “@google” will tell the assistant to pay attention to the next string of text you type so that it can answer your query. When making plans with a friend, you might type something like, “@google Show me movie times near me?” to display upcoming showings. You can also chat with Google Assistant one-on-one to ask it questions, set alarms, tell jokes, find news, and remember information like hotel room numbers, among other things.

That doesn’t help position Allo against Hangouts and Google Messages, of course. For now, Google claims that Hangouts will be repositioned as a messaging/video conferencing solution for businesses. I don’t buy that: If Allo matures into the product Google envisions, it will replace Hangouts for both individuals and businesses. And Hangouts will simply disappear. 

Many reviewers have criticized Google for not activating this functionality by default, as Apple does with iMessage. Google also stores your Allo conversation history, even though it said it wouldn’t look at your messages when it initially unveiled the app, as The Verge noted. (Google says it does this in order to improve its service, but the company’s advertising-based business model is built around knowing as much about its users as possible.)

Let's see how users are getting addicted to it like other rival apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage etc. 


Twitter Eliminates Repeat tweets And Retweeted Messages

Posted By: Arin Dey - 4:48 PM
Twitter users will finally get to stop seeing updates and tweets from people they don’t want to. This is similar like Facebook’s ability to stop following certain people.
This will be most easily achieved through the notifications setting on Twitter. Twitter explained this feature should eliminate repeat tweets and retweeted messages.
“Starting today, everyone will have the ability to limit notifications to only people they follow on mobile and on Simply turn it on if you want to give it a go. If not, no worries – your individual Twitter experience will continue unchanged,” Twitter’s product manager, Emil Leong, stated in his blog post. He also added, “We’re also making managing your notifications settings easier: you can now access them directly from your notifications tab.”
Twitter Eliminates Repeat tweets And Retweeted Messages

Leong also explained that, “Turning it on filters lower-quality content, like duplicate Tweets or content that appears to be automated, from your notifications and other parts of your Twitter experience. It does not filter content from people you follow or accounts you’ve recently interacted with – and depending on your preferences, you can turn it on or off in your notifications settings.”

Google Lauches Android N aka Nougat

Posted By: Arin Dey - 4:21 PM
Before the name revealed by Android team, all around the world - people were expecting the name should be Android Nutella but Google revealed via Twitter that N is actually for Nougat. Android tweeted as below to intimate all its fans about the new version of it and the new name.
Though Android will be made available to few of its own devices such as Nexus series and few sets of Motorola in the near future, but as per normal practice by Google - slowly Android N would be distributed among all the brands. 

Google Lauches Android N aka Nougat
Picture Credit : Google

Most of the people are upset with the name because it is more obscure than Nutella, a brand most North Americans have heard of. Nougat, on the other hand, is a less familiar food. It is a chewy confection that is made with sugar or honey, nuts, egg whites and candied fruit. Check out the big unveiling in the video below.

Android N also known as Android 7.0, which is slated to launch later this summer, is currently in beta as users test out new features such as split-screen multitasking and a better notification shade. Android N also comes with Google’s VR platform, Daydream, and features a new version of Doze. It is again an amazing expected release by google for it's Android lovers.

Google Designs Its Own Android Phone This Year

Posted By: Arin Dey - 11:23 PM
Google is going to set up its own hardware division and appointed former Motorola president Rick Osterloh to run it. This idea was taken to bring the company’s various gadget projects under a single umbrella.

Google Designs Its Own Android Phone This YearPicture Credit : Google

The Telegraph’s sources say that Google is gearing up to design and manufacture a smartphone on its own – representing a major shift from its standard strategy of partnering with major handset makers like LG, Huawei and HTC to develop Nexus devices which is popular to showcase the Android platform.

The phone is expected to be launched near the end of this year; Google is believed to be in talks with mobile operators about the release. It’ll be interesting to see what this means for all the hardware firms Google partners with to build Android and Chrome OS devices, as well as for the Android platform itself.


Which Is The Most Power Efficient & Battery Friendly Browser?

Posted By: Arin Dey - 4:30 PM
We all know that Google's Chrome browser and Mozilla's Firefox have been most used browsers in recent few years. But recently, Microsoft claimed that the recent number 1 browser Chrome may not be a friendly tool for your laptop's battery. In a battery test video, the software giant has pitted its Edge browser against Chrome, Firefox and Opera browsers by streaming the same HD video for hours.

Which Is The Most Power Efficient & Battery Friendly Browser?

The below results came up after the test (in hours : minutes : seconds):
  • Chrome: 4:19:50
  • Firefox: 5:09:30
  • Opera: 6:18:33
  • Microsoft Edge: 7:22:07
As per the above results, Microsoft proved that it's Edge browser lasted 70% longer than Chrome. It also claimed that even for non-video tasks, its browser lasts 36 to 53% longer than the rivals.
Picture Credit : Microsoft

These tasks, as claimed by the company, include things like opening sites, tabs, reading emails, scrolling articles and watching small videos. Microsoft has also reportedly published data it collected from millions Windows 10 PCs. In a blogpost, the software giant claims, "We designed Microsoft Edge from the ground up to prioritize power efficiency and deliver more battery life, without any special battery saving mode or changes to the default settings."

According to the latest data from NetApplications, Chrome is now the most popular browser in the world. The browser has over 45% share in the market. The biggest loser, according to the study, is Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which went from 41.37% down to 38.6% during the month of May.

Microsoft is working to make Microsoft Edge even more efficient with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update soon. No doubt about that, once immensely popular Internet Explorer is almost dead now and a re-birth has been given as Edge to it. Let's see how it goes in it's journey ahead competing it's rivals.


Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion

Posted By: Arin Dey - 8:02 PM
Microsoft announced a deal of $26.2 billion today to acquire professional social platform LinkedIn for $196 per share.
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion
Picture Credit : LinkedIn

Immediately, shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent after the announcement to near $193, while Microsoft's stock was down 3.2 percent. Trading in Microsoft had been halted briefly for news pending before the announcement of the all-cash deal.

Jeff Weiner will stay on as CEO of LinkedIn and will report to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The deal was unanimously approved by both companies' boards, and is expected to close by the end of the year. The acquisition is still subject to approval by LinkedIn shareholders and regulators.

"The LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic business centered on connecting the world's professionals," Nadella said in a statement. "Together we can accelerate the growth of LinkedIn, as well as Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics as we seek to empower every person and organization on the planet."


Oracle Loses To Google For Its Copyright War

Posted By: Arin Dey - 6:31 PM
Google, over the years, has had little to say on the matter other than arguing that its use of the Java programming language did not infringe copyright because Java is free to use.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, however, was quite vocal in his anger with Google and its CEO Larry Page.
Oracle Loses To Google For Its Copyright War

“When you write a program for the Android phone, you write it. You use the Oracle tool, Oracle Java tools, for everything. And at the very end, you press a button and said, ‘Convert this to Android format,” Ellison said in an August 2013 CBS This Morning interview with Charlie Rose.

“We don’t compete with Google. We don’t do anything Google does. We just think they took our stuff and that was wrong. That’s a completely separate issue … I think what they did was … was … absolutely evil.”

“This really bothers me,” Ellison said. “I don’t know how he thinks you can just copy someone else’s stuff. It really bothers me.”

Now that the jury has sided with Google, Ellison will likely be even more “bothered.”


Facebook Messenger Offers Free Group Calls

Posted By: Arin Dey - 10:46 PM
Facebook is adding an awesome feature to Messenger in its latest update. Now, you can make group calls for free via Messenger on your Android or iOS devices. Facebook messaging products vice-president David Marcus, who made the announcement on his wall Wednesday, said the feature is rolling out over the next 24 hours, meaning all Facebook users should be able to use the new feature as of this afternoon.
Facebook Messenger Offers Free Group Calls

“Really excited to announce the global roll out of group calling in Messenger today. From any group conversations, just tap on the phone icon to initiate a group call. You can then manage individual participants on the next screen,” he said in his post.

Now lets leverage this new feature while in group conversation.


Is Snapchat The Next Important Social Platform?

Posted By: Arin Dey - 6:11 PM
Much like how Google, Twitter, and Facebook are getting into the news and publishing game with efforts such as “Instant Articles,” Snapchat has brought its own network of media partners to the table to compete. Snapchat’s “Discover” is a section of the platform reserved for select media companies such as BuzzFeed, Vice, CNN, National Geographic, and others. Daily Mail US CEO, Jon Steinberg, reported that the company’s Snapchat channels received, “hundreds of thousands if not millions of viewers each day.”

Is Snapchat The Next Important Social Platform?

Break free the habit of joining social networks only after they have been overrun by brands and marketers. Now is the time to seize the opportunity that Snapchat provides by becoming an early adopter and claiming your stake before the channel becomes overly crowded and noisy. The site is still largely devoid of corporate presences, so your chances of success are much higher now than they will be in the years, or months, to come.

So, is your brand on Snapchat?



Posted By: Arin Dey - 10:24 PM
Internet of things (IoT) has many different definitions, and one of the shortest is a global network that connects smart things. This definition is now perhaps the most widespread interpretation where smart devices are actively involved in the communication. These are usually sensors or actuators, although can be connected and other types of devices such as computing resources, data storage device, to communicate with users and others.


Apple To Introduce Wireless Charging In 2017

Posted By: Arin Dey - 2:33 PM

Apple will debut in the field of wireless charging technology for its mobile devices, according to a latest update. In case, Apple is able to successfully introduce this feature to its devices then it will certainly give it a heads up and obviously a challenge for its competitors. this will make iPhones and iPads more attractive in the mobile market. Samsung and Google have both come up with wireless-charged Smartphones. In this technology the devices have to be kept close to a charging plate because, the further away the device is, the more difficult it is for the battery to be recharged. Now we have to see how Apple will fix this issue.

Apple To Introduce Wireless Charging In 2017

Apple posted its quarterly results this week, said its iPhone sales, while strong thus far, remain flat while iPad sales have dropped. The company predicted it will see a decline in sales in the coming quarter for the first time in 13 years due to a market saturated mainly by android mobile devices. 


How To Avoid Common Blogging Mistakes [Infographic]

Posted By: Arin Dey - 4:45 PM
Most of the new bloggers are eager to make their blog published online and the process they follow is very fast. In this race, they missed out several mandary and very inportants things to be followed before posting their article.

How To Avoid Common Blogging Mistakes

Here is an infographic which will help bloggers to make themselves aware of the common mistakes they make while blogging.

How To Avoid Common Blogging Mistakes
Source :


The Science Behind Google [Infographic]

Posted By: Arin Dey - 12:44 PM
This article will give you insight into the intricate inner workings of today’s digital technologies. The infographic below will let you know what is the science behind Google and other search engines. Learn the secrets behind search engines – how they work and how they have evolved.

The Science Behind Google [Infographic]
Source : BusinessDegrees


The Types Of Social Interactions [Infographic]

Posted By: Arin Dey - 8:08 PM
Social media has changed the way people communicates and think before taking any decision whether it is on education, online shopping, hospitals or buying properties. It has positive and negative effects on a business. People believe more on online reviews to assess local business. Here are the do's and don'ts for social interactions.
The Types Of Social Interactions
Source : Ohio University Online MBA

iPhone 6S To Get '3D Touch Display' And More

Posted By: Arin Dey - 9:14 AM
Apple’s new iPhone 6S smartphones will launch today i.e. September 9 in San Francisco. Let's see what are new features that iPhones from Apple will offer and what could be probable expectations after this grand launch.

iPhone 6S To Get '3D Touch' Force Touch Interface

Few features are coming to iPhone 6S like :

3D Force Touch

As per the 9to5Mac report, the Force Touch on the iPhone 6S will be called “3D Touch Display” as it can differentiate between three levels of pressure; “tap, press, and a deeper press.” The Force Touch on the new iPhone 6S will be the next-gen version of what Apple has already shown on their Apple Watch.

Upgraded 2GB RAM 

The new iPhone 6S will finally be upgraded to 2GB which is much awaited since years. But this will be hard to confirm as Apple never reveals the RAM at the launch event and more importantly the 2GB rumours/wishlist has been around for some time

Faster LTE 

Apple iPhone 6S will equipped with a “new Qualcomm-made LTE chip” which can deliver twice the LTE speeds of the current iPhones.


Another rumor which came to news that the iPhone 6S camera will finally get an upgrade from 8 megapixels to a 12 megapixels camera.


Apple will use a new “grade of aluminium” instead of its patent gold color which is really a must watch look for iPhone 6S.

And more..

Apple TV, iPad Pro and more Apple is not only expected to launch the iPhone 6S devices, but also the new Apple TV product.

Lets see how the new iPhones hit the market and accepted by its huge fan followers and users.

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