Facebook Targets API 25 To Meet Play Store Policy Changes

Facebook is reportedly pushing an update to its main application for Android which changes the app’s target API to Android 7.1 Nougat. It also follows an announcement from Google late last year which indicated that all app developers that want to continue distributing through the Google Play Store will need to be targeting the latest […]

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Sleek & Slim ASUS Chromebook C223 Images Leak Before Launch

A new Chromebook, the ASUS-built Chromebook C223, appears to have leaked with images prior to launch featuring a slimmed down frame and an Apollo Lake-based Intel Celeron N3350 processor. Although the images appear to show an aluminum frame, that’s purely aesthetic according to information associated with the device. Instead, ASUS has opted to use plastics. That […]

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IDC: Wearable Shipments Increase To Be Led By Smartwatches

124.9 million wearables are expected to have been shipped worldwide by the end of this year. This is based on the latest data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) who suggest if the prediction is correct it will represent an 8.2-percent increase compared to the year before. However, while the number of shipped units for […]

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Files Go Updated With Faster Offline Sharing, ZIP Extraction

The Files Go application, the default files manager app of Android Go devices, is now receiving an update that introduces performance improvements and a new feature. In the latest update, the Files Go app gains the ability to extract the contents of ZIP files, a feature that is already present in a number of third-party […]

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Snap Adds Three New Formats To Spectacles Exports

Snap Inc has added three new formats to its Snapchat Spectacles exports. These include a new round export option, a square export option, and a widescreen export option so you can choose from a few different types if you weren’t particularly fond of the original format that has been available since the first version of […]

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Samsung Chromebook Plus With LTE Suggested In New Commits

Following the recent launch of the second version of Samsung’s Chromebook Plus, a new SKU for the device referred to as “SKU_1_Nautilus_LTE” has cropped up on Coreboot’s code review. The “Nautilus” codename is the very same as that used for Samsung’s Chromebook Plus V2 and the inclusion of “LTE” seems to suggest that a mobile connected […]

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BlackBerry Secure Coming To Smartphones Of Bullitt Group

BlackBerry announced that it has signed a licensing deal with the United Kingdom-based smartphone manufacturer Bullitt Group that will allow the device maker to incorporate the BlackBerry Secure software suite into its handsets. Bullitt Group manufactures smartphones under the CAT and Land Rover brands, and its rugged devices are sold in around 100 countries worldwide. […]

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Google Expands Knowledge Panel Verification Eligibility

Google has announced it’s expanding eligibility for its verification process to allow more entities to take greater control of their Knowledge Panel and ensure the information presented is as accurate as it can be. Previously, getting verified on Google was limited to only a few entities although with this latest change Google has now confirmed […]

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Pandora’s Growth To Hinge On Partnerships & Ads Strategy

According to Chief Financial Officer Naveen Chopra, Pandora’s strategy for growth moving forward will be mostly dependent on new advertising strategies and ongoing partnerships. The news follows a nearly 75-percent growth over the past year. Previously, the company had centered efforts on its Premium subscription services, including the introduction of a new competitively priced group subscription […]

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BlackBerry’s DTEK App Gets New Visuals & Scan Features

BlackBerry has updated its DTEK by BlackBerry application with a complete overhaul on the U.I. side and new features for vulnerability point scanning with notifications. For those who may not aware, the security-forward software provides users of the company’s Android-powered handsets with an easy-to-read oversight of their device’s security. It measures that by gauging password […]

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