Snapchat reached 280 million, app now has more users on Android than iOS

Posted by - April 23, 2021

Popular photo sharing platform Snapchat reached 280 million daily active users (DAUs) in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 51 million or 22 per cent year over year, and it now has more users on Android than iOS. The revenue increased 66 per cent (YoY) to $770 million and average revenue per user

Google unveils the first developer preview of Android 11

Posted by - February 20, 2020

Google unveils the first developer preview of Android 11: Google has launched the first developer preview of Android 11, which is presently available as system images for Google’s own Pixel devices, beginning with the Pixel 2. And as of now, the updates cannot be installed over the air and we expect that to come at

Microsoft: Free unified Office app is now open to all Android users

Posted by - February 18, 2020

All Android users can install the Office app comprising basic versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel. As of this week, all Android users can install Microsoft’s new free, lightweight version of key Office apps from the Google Play Store. Dubbed Microsoft Office, the Microsoft Android bundle includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a single smartphone

WhatsApp welcomes Dark Mode on Android

Posted by - January 23, 2020

WhatsApp finally has introduced a Dark Mode feature, after hinting at it several months ago. The messaging app, with more than 1.5 billion active accounts, has rolled out the feature for users on the beta channel – which means that anyone who updates their WhatsApp for Android to version 2.20.13 will have the chance to

This New Android Malware Can Survive a Factory Reset

Posted by - October 31, 2019

Here’s a fun one: There’s new Android malware making the rounds that is not only irritating—thanks, pop-up ads—but it’s also incredibly difficult to remove from your Android device once you’re infected. Though this somewhat-new “xHelper” malware has affected a low number of Android users so far (around 45,000, estimates Symantec), the fact that nobody has