App Updates

Instagram gets updated with the ability to follow hashtags

Facebook-owned Instagram has suddenly given life to hashtags. Now you can follow any hashtag, just like you follow other person. This latest feature has now been added to the service, and rolling out to people on all mobile platforms simultaneously.

YouTube Gets Updated for Wider Screen Smartphones with pinch-to-zoom feature

Twenty Seventeen has been the year of wider 18:9 ratio display smartphones and its now becoming the norm for every upcoming mid-range to flagship offers. With this new display, the 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio won’t fit in an 18:9 (or in Samsung and Apple’s case with the Note8 and iPhone X: 18.5:9) aspect ratio without black bars.

Google Maps Gets Design Refresh with Points of Interest

The Map services from Google has received a slight redesign. With the latest update, the actual maps have received a new look. Driving, navigation, transit, and explore maps now better highlight the most relevant information for each experience: things such as gas stations when you're in navigation mode, or train stations for transit.

Files Go a new application by Google released as a Beta in the Play Store

Google has launched a new app in the Play Store by the name Files Go. As the name suggests, the app let users manage their internal storage and microSD card memory by clearing unnecessary files, wipe junk, and remind you to uninstall unused apps.

YouTube mobile app now capping HDR videos 1080p

If you have a damn fast internet and have the habit of watching HDR videos at 4K, we have some bad news for you. The search giant has made a change to the resolution options in the YouTube mobile app for HDR videos. From now on, the resolution maxes out at 1080p, regardless of the display of your phone

WhatsApp Gets Updated with Live Location Sharing Feature

WhatsApp Messenger, the epitome of chatting services in India, has started rolling out a new update with live location sharing functionality. This feature was already available for beta users of the app in the play store. The rollout is happening for both android and iOS users.

Lyft Driver Gets an Update with Built-In Google Maps

Lyft has announced a new feature for its Lyft Driver app today. Dubbed Lyft Navigation, the feature provides Google maps integrated within the Driver app. With this new feature, Drivers no longer need to switch between the navigation app and the Lyft driver app.

WhatsApp Updated with New Set of Emojis, Stable Release to Follow Soon

WhatsApp Beta has received a new update with the Facebook-owned company rolling out its own set of emojis which is different from what we have seen so far. The changes can be noticed on WhatsApp beta variant 2.17.363 for Android users, and are likely to be rolled out to more people in future.

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