The Gmail app is getting the ability to make voice and video calls in a major update; Google Spaces Implementation Begins

Gmail is able to make and receive voice and video calls in one-on-one chats. Users will now be able to call people using Google Meet directly from their Gmail mobile apps or the web. The call will ring in the Gmail app and not the standalone Google Meet app, although Google says the latter will … Read more

iOS 15 key features disclosed through tips App notifications ahead of iPhone 13 launch event

The iPhone 13 launch event is scheduled for September 14th. Before that, Apple started teasing iOS 15 features through notifications via the Tips app. Tapping on this notification will take users on a short tour highlighting all the great features that come with iOS 15. Include hover mode, live text in photos, voice isolation, new … Read more

TikTok beats YouTube in average view time per user for apps in US, UK: App Annie

TikTok surpassed YouTube in terms of average viewing time per user in the US and UK, according to a report released by analyst firm App Annie. The short video app is considered to have “turned the social and streaming landscape around”. It led the app market worldwide in terms of downloads in the first half … Read more

Apple’s App Store Concessions Do Not Address Top Concerns for Regulators and Lawmakers: A Review

In the space of a week, Apple has made two sets of changes to the App Store rules, which are the subject of lawsuits, regulatory investigations and legislation around the world, but the adjustments don’t address the biggest concerns raised. Lawmakers and regulators are considering dismantling the App Store business model, a result that could … Read more

Apple Relaxes App Store Payment Rules for Netflix and Others Doing Japan

Apple said on Wednesday it would relax its App Store rules that have banned companies like Netflix from providing customers with a link to create a paid account to bypass Apple’s in-app purchase commissions. It is the second award to regulators and businesses in less than a week as the iPhone maker faces legal, regulatory … Read more

Apple buys Primephonic and plans to release its own classical music app in 2022

Apple announced on Monday that it is purchasing the classical music streaming service Primephonic and will launch an app dedicated to the genre. Apple did not reveal how much it paid for Primephonic, based in Europe, which confirmed that it is becoming part of the iPhone maker’s music service. “We felt compelled to develop a … Read more

Shopee Becomes Brazil’s Most Downloaded Shopping App in 2 Years: Learn Its Game-Changing Approach

Sea’s Shopee took just two years to become the most downloaded shopping app in Brazil, winning users to its low-cost market with its revolutionary approach to e-commerce: in-app minigames that offer coupons to winning users. The Singapore-based company has combined online shopping with the gaming goal of its separate mobile gaming arm Garena – creator … Read more

Google Play App Store revenue reached $11.2 billion in 2019, shows unsealed archive

Alphabet’s Google generated $11.2 billion (about Rs. 82,320 crores) in revenue from its mobile app store in 2019, according to a lawsuit filed Saturday, offering a clear view of the financial results of the company. service for the first time. Utah attorneys general and 36 other US states or districts who are suing Google for … Read more

‘A hopscotch story going through the App Store review’: Coding App CEO attacks Apple in a Twitter thread

Hopscotch, a coding app for kids on Apple’s App Store, has revealed its recent frustrations over an update issue and persistent rejections from the company. Rejects were later deemed “an error” caused by a “flaw” in Apple’s automated software. In a heated tweet, Hopscotch CEO Samantha John vented her frustration and anger at the tech … 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