Google I/O 2018 Developer’s conference scheduled for May 8

Google I/O 2018 Developer’s conference will be held from May 8 to May 10 this year, it has been revealed. Google didn’t reveal the dates for I/O 2018 in plain English, but instead gave a bunch of clues and puzzles. Last year Google featured a copyless paste, but this year for I/O 2018, the clues appear to be more elaborate. Putting all the clues together, it has been worked out that the conference will be held from May 8 to May 10, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Through a coded tweet, Google Developers’ Twitter account provided the …

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Couple of Samsung Galaxy S9 early hands-on videos leaked [Watch here]

It isn’t long before we will officially be blasted with Samsung Galaxy S9 images, videos, hands-on, unboxing videos and what not, but a couple of videos have already been leaked about a month earlier than the official unveil. Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event will see the official launch of Galaxy S9 two videos have surfaced on the web that apparently give a glimpse at the upcoming Galaxy S series flagship and confirm the presence of a thin-bezel, Infinity Display panel that would deliver an upgraded experience over the last year’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. One of the two videos, …

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Whatsapp Android

WhatsApp Android beta supports Oreo app notification channels

WhatsApp Android beta now supports Oreo app notification channels and will likely be made available generally through public release. The new feature allows you to disable the certain WhatsApp notifications you find inconsequential and prioritise those that matter to you. Notification channels were first seen through Google Chrome notifications that enabled users to adjust notifications for individual sites back in July 2017. The latest beta versions of WhatsApp for Android support 10 notification channels, namely group notifications, message notifications, chat history backup, critical app alerts, failure notifications, media playback, uncategorised, other notifications, sending media, and silent notifications. Each of the available …

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Firefox 58 for Android supports Firefox Quantum browser

Firefox 58 has finally been released and with it it brings support for Firefox Quantum browser on Android. The updated desktop browser brings new features such as an improved graphics engine for better web access. The Firefox Quantum browser on Android will get improved bookmarking for webpages, and support for Google’s Progressive Web Apps (PWA). Firefox Quantum on desktop gets an improved graphics engine, with a dedicated CPU thread. Firefox claims that it offers a 30 percent improvement over the last update, from 31 to 40 frames per second. Firefox is also working on integrating WebRender into Firefox Quantum. WebRender …

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Chrome 64 for Android gets site-wide audio muting option

Google Chrome 64 (v64.0.3282.116) for Android devices is finally rolling out and it brings with it an important feature – site-wide audio muting option and is designed to limit malicious auto-redirects. Google already announced this feature, which it calls a part of the three protection layers, back in November last year. The latest Chrome update will reach all the compatible Android devices over the course of next few weeks. The very first change that Chrome 64 for Android includes is the prevention of sites with abusive ad experiences. The browser mainly blocks third-party iframes if a user doesn’t directly interact …

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Instagram Type Mode

Instagram ‘Type’ mode launched on iOS and Android

Not able to find images and videos to share on Instagram to express your feelings? Worry not as Instagram Stories have now received a new feature call ‘Type’ mode that will enable you to type in text in your Stories. Similar to the photo and video stories, Type stories will disappear after 24 hours as well. The new Type mode is now available on Instagram for both Android and iOS. Instagram noted in a blog post that through the Type mode users will be able to express their thoughts and feelings – even the most random ones – into something …

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ listing spotted on 3C certification site

Watchful eyes have spotted the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on 3C certification site adding more fuel to the rumors that the handsets are up for a definite launch next month. There have been multiple leaks and listings of Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ over the last few months. The latest report comes from Chinese certification website 3C where both the variants have been spotted. According to the listing, the upcoming phones are expected to retain fast charging capabilities from last year. The two handsets have been spotted with model numbers SM-G9600, SM-G9608, and SM-G9650. According to the listing, SM-G9600 …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 to feature 3D emojis, stereo speakers

Reports have emerged that Samsung Galaxy S9 will be featuring 3D emojis as well as stereo speakers. Previous reports have claimed that Samsung is working on enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s Face ID feature. The latest report now claims that Galaxy S9 may also come with a 3D emojis. According to ETNews, Galaxy S9 will be unveiled with iPhone X’s Animoji-like feature which will mimic a user’s facial expressions. According to the report, the Galaxy S9 will also feature dual stereo speakers on the top and bottom. Samsung is not the first company to borrow the Animoji-like …

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ – what we know so far about price, release and specifications

Samsung is going to show off its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at a launch event at Mobile World Congress on February 25. Official announcement about Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones is pending but thanks to a number of leaks we have come to know a lot about the handsets’ prices, specifications, key features. The ‘Galaxy S9’ name has been confirmed by Samsung itself. With the iPhone X as their main competition in the smartphone market, the two upcoming handsets will have a lot riding on them. The Samsung Galaxy S9 price will be the highest yet for …

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