Nokia 5.4 Getting Android 11 Update in India with chat bubbles, unique permissions, more: report

Nokia 5.4 is getting its Andriod 11 update in India and other regions. As HMD Global has not yet made it official, it is not known which markets will receive the update on the first push. As is the norm with Android 11 updates, Nokia 5.4 is getting a host of new features, bug fixes … Read more

WhatsApp for Android suggested to get Vanish mode option in privacy settings

WhatsApp for Android should soon receive early disappear mode as part of its privacy settings. It will allow users to convert all future chat topics into ephemeral chats. The feature was unveiled by WhatsApp boss Will Cathcart and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in a WhatsApp chat in June. It appears to be available as an … Read more

Google Chrome 93 features newly revamped closed tabs menu, WebOTP desktop API support, plus

Chrome 93 is now being deployed by Google on Android, iOS, Mac and Windows platforms. It brings changes to the newly closed tabs feature, replaces the lock icon for HTTPS web addresses, and various other features and updates. In addition, Chrome 93 for Android is getting a changed dark theme, with the dark background becoming … Read more

PUBG: New state pre-registries take effect in India for Android and iOS users

PUBG: New State pre-registrations have been released in India, announced game maker Krafton. Pre-registration is now open on the Google Play Store and App Store for Android and iPhone users, respectively. The new game was announced globally in February, but pre-registration was not opened in India at that time as the company was working on … Read more

Windows 11 release date set for October 5th, no support for Android apps at launch

The release date for Windows 11 is set for October 5, Microsoft announced on Tuesday – a few months after the new operating system’s release. The software giant said that on October 5, the free Windows 11 update will begin shipping for all qualifying Windows 10 PCs, and PCs that come preloaded with the next-generation … Read more

Smartphone shipments are expected to continue growing as emerging markets show recovery: IDC

Smartphone shipments will continue to grow as emerging markets are showing strong recovery after COVID-19-related blockages. The latest data from research firm IDC suggests that by 2021 global smartphone shipments are expected to grow by 7.4 percent. Larger markets will still show lower shipment volumes compared to 2019 (pre-pandemic), but growth markets are expected to … Read more

Netflix Gaming Foray starts with two Stranger Things games on its Android app in Poland

Netflix started its gaming adventure with two games for its Android app, albeit only in Poland. The video streaming service shared the development via a tweet and said it is at an early stage with games on its platform. Netflix has been showing interest in the gaming industry for some time, and last month, in … Read more

Realme C21 getting Realme UI 2.0 update based on Android 11: report

Realme C21 is getting a stable version of the Realme UI 2.0 update based on Android 11. The update brings some bugfixes and improvements. Along with the update is the August 2021 Android security patch. As a major software update, the Realme C21 will have features such as user interface (UI) customization, enhanced darkness modes … Read more

WhatsApp for Android testing new color scheme that works with light and dark themes

WhatsApp for Android is being updated with a new color scheme that is brighter than the existing one. The change is initially provided to beta testers for testing purposes. However, it will be publicly available if the test is successful (according to the required results). The new color scheme is applicable to WhatsApp light and … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE Wi-Fi variant will be released in India soon, Amazon listing confirms

Soon, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE will receive a Wi-Fi variant in India. The next tablet was confirmed via a microsite on Amazon. The microsite only mentions a few key specs of the upcoming Galaxy Tab S7 FE Wi-Fi variant. It shows screen size, weight and much more. The price of the Galaxy Tab … Read more