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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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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Top 5 Bitcoin wallets for Android in 2018

Increase in awareness about cryptocurrencies including bitcoin has led a number of new users into the crypto game and while many of you would be using desktop based clients to store your bitcoin, mobile wallets are a great option that enable you to keep a few coins while you are on the go. If we look at bitcoin wallets for Android, there are quite a few choices available. More often than not, a Bitcoin holder has at least 2 wallets on his or her mobile device. The headache for wallet choice is more of which of the many is more …

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Street Fighter IV Champion Edition to arrive on Android soon

Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition will be arriving on Android sometime later this month as a free download. The initial download will include one playable character (Ryu) and three AI controlled characters (Chun-Li, Guile, Zangief). Players may unlock the full game for a one time in-app purchase of $4.99. Take control of 32 world warriors and test your mettle against players from around the world. Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition perfects the winning gameplay formula by offering the most exciting fighting game on mobile. Long time Street Fighter fans can jump into the action and have an instant familiarity with …

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Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus for Android, iOS announced

Wacom has announced its latest in the line of Android and iOS accessories – Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus – that pairs up with Android and iOS easil. The stylus has been designed for Android phones/ tablets, iPhone, and iPad. It enables switching between devices without pairing. The Bamboo Tip stylus comes with a claimed 20-hour battery life. It has been priced at $49.95 in the US, EUR 59.90 in European markets, and JPY 6,280 in Japan. The Bamboo Tip comes integrated with Wacom’s proprietary Inkspace, a cloud based service that offers access and synchronisation for notes and other sketches. The fine-tip stylus …

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