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ARCore app on Android renamed to ‘Google Play Services for AR’

ARCore is Google’s platform for mobile augmented reality. It was announced in 2017, with Google later deprecating Tango for the current solution that does not require specialized sensors, cameras, or other hardware. Google today renamed the ARCore app on Android to “Google Play Services for AR.” Google updated the Play Store listing (spotted via APK Mirror) today with the new name. The app description… Read More »

Google rolls out auto-delete controls for location history on Android and iOS

Google, just ahead of its annual developer conference, the Google I/O 2019, had announced that the company would soon introduce a feature that would allow all its users to set a time frame to auto-delete their location history. And now, nearly two months after announcing the feature, Google is keeping good on its promise and rolling out the… Read More »

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs

When Apple debuted Siri with 2011’s iPhone 4S, it effectively stopped work on a useful but more limited feature that had arrived with the iPhone 3GS only two years earlier: Voice Control, a speech recognition system that enabled users to make phone calls and play songs by just saying them to early iPhones — even without internet connectivity. Apple barely said… Read More »

Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

David Beckham receives 6-month driving ban for using mobile phone while behind the wheel

LONDON: David Beckham has been given a six-month driving ban for using his mobile phone while behind the wheel. The former England captain previously pleaded guilty to using the device while driving his Bentley in central London on 21 November last year, the BBC reported. A court heard he was photographed by a member of the public holding a phone as he drove in… Read More »

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection

If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted — and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music’s Android app now supports locally-stored songs for many (if not necessarily all) users in a “Device Files” section. You might… Read More »

Google brands scrolling screenshot feature for Android ‘infeasible’

For anyone hoping that Google would bake a scrolling screenshot feature into stock Android there’s bad news: it’s not going to. Replying in June of last year to a request from users for the feature to be natively supported in Android, Google said it had “passed this to the development team”, and would provide updates, then around three months later… Read More »

Best Headphones to Buy for Every PUBG Mobile Fan

If you have transcended all the usual levels of interest around PUBG Mobile, chances are that you are, right now, quite seriously invested in the game. You read up on every piece of news and updates around the path-breaking game, and you have formed a new brotherhood for yourself among fellow, equally enthusiastic gamers, who just cannot get… Read More »

WhatsApp Business App for iPhone Now Rolling Out Globally, Starting With India and 6 Other Markets

WhatsApp Business app is finally available for iPhone users in India. The app, which started popping up on App Store in select markets last month, is now officially available in a total of seven countries, namely India, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, the UK, and the US. The Android version of app has been available in the Google Play Store… Read More »

L&T Construction secures multiple orders for its buildings and factories business

Engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday said that its construction arm has bagged multiple orders from prestigious clients across varied states in India. “The buildings and factories business has secured an order from Jharkhand State Building Construction Corporation Limited for the construction of two 500-bed hospitals at Jamshedpur and Dumka respectively,” L&T said in… Read More »