Google Expands Android Security With Update To Verify Apps Feature

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Google has announced that it is adding another security layer to Android which will verify apps installed on OS continuously. Apps are the new playground for malicious individuals and Android has had instances of vulnerability due to the sheer number of Android apps that were popping up till last year because of the somewhat lax nature of Google’s app verification process after a developers sends...
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Dropbox Brings Mailbox To Android And Launches Carousel

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Dropbox has finally launched its popular email app Mailbox on Android. Mailbox which debuted on iOS last year was widely praised for improving our current state of email overload and getting users to reach the previously mythical state of Inbox Zero. Dropbox has told users that an Android app was in the works and today’s launch shows how committed Dropbox is towards building digital products instead...
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Facebook Will Remove In-App Chat For Both iOS And Android Apps

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Facebook has announced that it will be removing the messaging feature from its main mobile app on both iOS and Android. The company is going this to get people to use Facebook Messenger on these platforms. When you think of it, the messages feature on the main Facebook app was pretty redundant.. when the company released Messenger. Removing this redundancy is good and moreover, Facebook Messenger is...
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Whatsapp Has Hit A New Message Handling Record

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Whatsapp is seeing its highest message volume ever! The company announced today that it has hit a new record as far as daily messaging volume is concerned.   According to a tweet by the company, the service was used to send 20 billion messages and receive 44 billion messages in a single day. This means that the service handled a total volume of 64 billion messages in 24 hours. The disparity in the...
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App Prices Are Set To Increase On The iTunes App Store For India

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Apple has announced that it will be increasing the pricing of apps and other related content on in its iTunes App Store in India and other markets like Australia, Indonesia, Turkey, South Africa etc. This is being done because of the price fluctuation in currencies in these markets. These changes are going to be effective immediately and will probably show up today.Apple says that it routinely changes...
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A/B Testing Firm Appiterate Secures $500K Funding From SAIF Partners & Others

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Appiterate, US and Delhi based app testing platform has raised seed funding worth $500K from AIF Partners and angel investors. The company will use the funds to add new features to the platform and increase workforce. Co-founded by Tanuj Mendiratta and Anuj Bhargava in January last year, Appiterate enables app publishers to A/B test and optimize the designs and functionality of their mobile apps....
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BBM Updates Android & iOS App With Stickers, Large File Transfers And More

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BBM which recently crossed 85 million monthly active users is finding more ways to attract users. Today, the dedicated mobile messenger from Blackberry has received an update  on Android and iOS  that adds support for stickers and sending large files. Stickers which were in limited beta last month lets you download a variety of packs right inside the app from the BBM Shop. Each pack contains between...
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Bharti Soft Bank Invests $14M in Hike Messenger

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In order to compete with other popular instant messaging platforms, Hike Messenger has received funding worth $14 million from Bharti Soft Bank (BSB). The funding will be used to expand the messenger’s operations across globe. Hike had previously received $7 million from BSB in April last year when the app was also received 2.0 update on various mobile platforms.Hike which competes with other...
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Vodafone and Disney India Partner To Launch Vodafone Games And Apps

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Vodafone and Disney India have tied up in order to provide premium Disney games and apps to its subscribers under the title, Vodafone Games and Apps. These mobile apps are both for smartphones as well as feature phones.This development comes almost 2 weeks after Gameloft tied up with Idea Cellular to provide their users both Android and Java games. Vodafone has had similar partnerships with Hungama...
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Wonobo Launches Android App To Let Users Explore Their Cities On The Go

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We had written previously about Wonobo, a product being developed by Genesys International Corporation to provide Indian users with 360 degree panaromic walkthroughs of important Indian cities and monuments. This ‘street walkthrough’ is similar to Google Maps’ Street View but specifically tailored for India. The company had also tied up with the Indian Tourism Ministry in order to do that. Now...
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