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SwiftKey 5.10 Update Promises Performance Improvements

SwiftKey, one of the most popular Android keyboards, has received another performance update, reducing the lag by ’15-20%’. The update also brings support for 12 new Indian languages, which is always nice to have. SwiftKey is also your best option if you want to use more than one language with minimal effort. One of the […]

WhatsApp Gets End-to-end Encryption

WhatsApp has implemented end-to-end encryption of chats in its app, in partnership with the makers of TextSecure, Open WhisperSystems. The company, now owned by Facebook, has already added this in the latest version of its Android app, and other platforms are going to get it soon, in a staggered manner. According to Open WhisperSystems, who […]

What’s On My Android – My Essential Apps

Everyone has their set of favourite, essential apps on their phone. I have a fair amount of apps I use on my Nexus 5, and I thought I’d share them with you all. Without blabbering any more, I’ll get down to it. I’ll start with apps that don’t require root and then move on to […]

Google Is Planning To Launch A WhatsApp Competitor

Google is apparently preparing to launch a WhatsApp competitor, according to reports. The Mountain View based company sent one of its product managers to India last month to analyse the messaging situation in the country, and as a result, they’re now supposedly working on a WhatsApp competitor. Remember the crazy WhatsApp acquisition by Facebook? Valued […]

Foursquare Swarm App Makes It To Google Play, Wants You To Help Hang Out With Friends

Checking in to places on Foursquare seemed like a chore to me right when I first tried the service. You reach a place, and the first thing that you’re supposed to do is “check-in” on Foursquare just so you get random internet points, and to show off to your friends that you are an interesting […]

Nokia Lumia Black Update Rolling Out, Brings Folders To The Start Screen

Nokia is rolling out the Lumia Black update for its Lumia phones running Windows Phone 8 and above, bringing some nice features, along with improved imaging experiences and quality improvements, especially for the Lumia 1020. Folders – Allows you to group apps as you will on the Start screen, in a single Live tile. Screen […]

Jelly Can Be Your Personal Search Engine Which Uses Questions And Photos To Get You Your Answers

A somewhat fresh take on search engines, Jelly has been launched by Twitter’s co-founder Biz Stone and Ben Finkel, another Twitter person. Central to the theme of Jelly is a Quora-like network, but with a twist – you can use photos to ask questions to Jelly users as well as people you follow on different […]

[App] ZIPme Is The Zipper You Want On Your Phone

If you’re into all the rooting/flashing custom ROMs thing, you’ll know that you can flash compatible zip files using a custom recovery (in some cases, even stock recoveries work). They can be anything, from an app to a ROM to a mod. Sometimes, though, you end up with having to flash images and the likes […]

Hike Messenger Update Adds Chat Themes

Hike, an IM app from India, has received an update that brings a new, nice feature called Chat themes. You can set different themes for each chat you have from a set of 20, with different textures. Apart from that, Hike also has a simple, Holo-adherent UI. It’s fast enough, and allows Indian users to […]