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Chrome for Android Gets Support for Google’s Eddystone Beacon Platform

Google wants the entire world and everything in it to be connected and share useful information with each other. The Mountain View-based company announced Eddystone last year, a cross-platform, open source standard to facilitate communication between Bluetooth LE-enabled inanimate objects – or the physical Web, as Google likes to call it – and your phone. The company has taken the ... Read More »

HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM Gets a Price Cut in India

A month after launching the HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM in India, the Taiwanese company realises that perhaps its smartphone would sell better with a cheaper price tag. HTC announced on Tuesday that it has slashed the retail price of the HTC Desire 728 (dual-SIM variant) in the country to Rs. 16,990. Launched in India last month, the HTC Desire ... Read More »

OnePlus 2 Gets a Price Cut

OnePlus on Monday announced price revision for the OnePlus 2 smartphone which will now retail at $349 (approximately Rs. 23,700) for the 64GB model. Prior to this, the OnePlus 2 64GB model was priced at $389 in the US. We can expect the company to make an announcement for the Indian market shortly. Until the time, the OnePlus 2 in ... Read More »

Instagram Gets Multiple Account Support on Android and iOS

Back in November last year, we heard Instagram was testing multiple account support on its Android app. The Facebook-owned company has finally launched support for multiple accounts, and it is now available for both Android and iOS users. To enable the feature, users will need to visit the app settings, scroll down, and select ‘Add account’. They will then be ... Read More »

Apple’s CloudKit Gets Server-Side API; Positioned as Parse Alternative

Apple has expanded the capabilities of its CloudKit development service, alongside its server-side API and a component of iCloud to add support for server-to-server Web service requests. Prior to the announcement, developers could not make much use of CloudKit as the backend. Announced at the WWDC 2014 developer conference, CloudKit provides developers with a range of features including asset storage ... Read More »

Google Hangouts Gets Improved Call Quality With Peer-to-Peer Connections

Google Hangouts can now utilise peer-to-peer connections for communication. In a new update to its messaging and voice and video calling app, Google rolled out the feature to Android, iOS, and the Web. The addition of peer-to-peer protocol for communications is aimed at improving the voice calling experience. The search giant recently started to notify users on their phone about ... Read More »