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Facebook introduces security keys for enhanced account protection

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Social networking giant Facebook Inc., on Thursday introduced an additional option for account protection. Users can now register a USB-based physical key to their accounts, thus allowing them to login via a small hardware, Brad Hill, a security engineer at Facebook said in a blog post. Most users a...

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WhatsApp disabled on older Android, iOS & Windows devices

Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging app has stopped functioning for those using older smartphones, according to several media reports including PTI. The messaging service will no longer support iPhones running on 3GS or iOS 6 versions, any Android tablet or phone running Android 2.1 or 2.2 as well as ...

3 January, 2017 | More »

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Nintendo opens Super Mario Run pre-registration for Android users

After launching the Super Mario Run for iOS devices earlier this month, Nintendo is now gearing up to launch the Android version. Nintendo, on its American Twitter handle, announced that it has started taking pre-registrations for the Android version of the game on Google Play, and users will be not...

30 December, 2016 | More »

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PremjiInvest-backed Cyanogen to shut down services on December 31

Cyanogen, the startup that made a popular custom version of Android, has announced that it is shutting down operations and will stop releasing nightly builds of the software by the end of the year. “As part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen, all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly build...

26 December, 2016 | More »

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Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world over, starting Tuesday. Facebook Messenger users will be able to see up to six people at a time but up to 50 people can join in the conversation via voice or camera, the com...

21 December, 2016 | More »

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Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build said to solve Google Pixel connectivity issues

Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build in a bid to fix connectivity issues reported in Android 7.0 Nougat which was released in August this year and has been available on the tech giant flagship devices Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Earlier this month, Pixel series owners reported th...

14 December, 2016 | More »

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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

Technology giant Google has activated a new Google Drive feature that can turn the cloud storage app for iOS, a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc, into a migration tool. This will enable the transfer of calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device in a m...

14 December, 2016 | More »

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Google cuts size of Android app updates

Tech giant Google has reduced the size of its application updates by up to 65% using new software, a move that will save data costs for users. The new file-by-file patching will minimise the amount of data that end users have to download for application installs and updates, Google Play software eng...

8 December, 2016 | More »

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Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost on Thursday. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown around the world for the return of the Nokia brand to smartphones. The HMD Global team has the a...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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Android malware Gooligan breaches over 1 million Google accounts

An Android malware has infected over 1 million Google accounts with the number of affected devices rising to 13,000 a day, says cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point said in a statement it has found traces of the malware Gooligan in dozens of legitimate-looking apps o...

1 December, 2016 | More »

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