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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Now Available for Windows 10 PC

Announced at E3 2015, Microsoft has made good on bringing Gears of War: Ultimate Edition to Windows 10 PC. The game is available digitally via the Windows 10 Store. Just to reiterate for you dyed-in-wool PC gamers, it will not be coming to Steam or any other digital distribution service, something Microsoft’s Head of Xbox Games Marketing, Aaron Greenberg stated ... Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Now Shows End-to-End Encryption Notification, and More

WhatsApp is indeed working on giving its user base peace of mind. The latest build of WhatsApp for Android v2.12.500 comes with a number of features including showing users whether their messages are end-to-end encrypted, and it is also finally collapsing long messages. Some users are reporting that the above changes are only visible on v2.12.498, which can be downloaded ... Read More »

Flipkart Money Digital Wallet Launched, Limited to Android App for Now

Flipkart has silently launched its wallet – Flipkart Money – powered by payments firm FX Mart on its Android app. The service is currently available only on Android for mobile devices. While the company has added the Wallet tab to its website, it is not functional beyond displaying the current balance, details of transactions, and the ability to add gift ... Read More »

Hound Virtual Assistant Launched for Android, iOS; Rivals Siri, Google Now, Cortana

If Siri, Google Now, or Cortana aren’t cutting it for you, there’s a new alternative you can play with. SoundHound, best known for its music search and discovery app, has released Hound digital assistant for Android and iOS. It is available for free. Initially launched on Android as beta last year (which saw over 300,000 applicants showing interest in the ... Read More »

Google Maps for iOS Now Lets You Add Pit Stops, Gets 3D Touch Support

After hitting the Google Maps Android app in October last year and last month in India, the pit stop addition feature has now reached Google Maps for iOS as a part of an update. The Google Maps v4.16.0 also adds 3D Touch support for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. When in navigation mode, Google Maps for iOS users can ... Read More »

Google Search App Gets New ‘Now on Tap’ Animations, Customisable Logo

Google is rolling out an update to its Search app on Android with new Now on Tap animations and custom coloured logo. The update bumps the app version from 5.9.33.19 (on Android) to 5.10, and appears to be rolling out gradually across the world. As spotted by 9to5Google, while the Google Now on Tap till date showed a blue circle ... Read More »

Google Docs Now Lets You Use Voice Commands for Editing

Google back in September last year introduced the ability to type in Docs on the Web inside Chrome using voice commands. Now, the search giant has extended the feature letting users even make edits using their voice. To get started, users can simply select ‘Voice typing’ in the ‘Tools’ menu inside Docs in Chrome and start giving voice commands to ... Read More »

Google Maps Now Lets You Add Pit Stops on Your Trips in India

Google India has added nifty little feature to its Maps application that will now let you take fewer long detours. The search giant will now let users search for and add an extra stop on your route without having to exit the navigation mode. It had begun rolling out the pit stop feature starting with the US back in October ... Read More »

Now, Free Video Streaming in Some Trains With PressPlay TV

Video streaming application PressPlay TV has started offering free video service in some trains, and is in talks to expand service to about 30 trains soon. PressPlay TV has tied up with Northwestern Railways to offer free VoD service on Delhi-Bikaner bound Bikaner Intercity, and Delhi-Udaipur bound Chetak Express respectively. “The company is in talks with Northwestern Railways to offer ... Read More »

Now Control Your Dumb, AA-Battery Powered Devices With Your iPhone

You can now utilise your iPhone to control your TV’s remote, toys, and other devices that are powered by AA batteries. A company has found a way to utilise HomeKit, the home automation framework Apple introduced with iOS 8 to control a range of devices. HomeKit is a framework for communicating with and controlling connected accessories in a user’s home. ... Read More »