Google Play Music – Launched in India

Google Play Music – Launched in India






Google has finally brought its Google Play Music to the Indian audience at an introductory rate of Rs.89/month. Competing with the likes of Apple Music, Gaana, Saavn and Wynk among others; Google Play Music allows users to stream, download and listen to a wide range of songs offline. Offering a catalogue of over 40 million local and international hit songs, you can search for your favourites by language, artists and music directors, and even watch their videos then and there. Various…

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It’s time for “Change”

It’s time for “Change”






Yes we are in a crisis. Never have we ever valued our “change” as much as we do Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation of the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes. The exhausting queues in front of Cash Dispensers, to deposit cash, to exchange notes and just about everywhere Cash is involved really makes us depend on alternative payment methods for our daily needs. This is the time for the E-wallet app – Paytm to rule the…

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Guide to Include Google Maps API in Android Studio project

Guide to Include Google Maps API in Android Studio project






Wouldn’t it be nice if you could include the original and well popular ” Google Maps ” in your Android app ? A quick , few simple steps can enable maps in your Android Studio project, and make your app facilitate to GPS, navigation , Location data and lots more. Stop thinking from where Google Maps comes from, young developer. Generate an Google Maps API id and attach it to your project at the required file. The Google Maps is all…

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Say Hello to Allo!

Say Hello to Allo!






There are too many ways to text someone and the much talked about Google Allo has finally joined the club. It is a smart messaging app released by Google for Android and iOS users. It does what you expect from a messaging app: sends texts, pictures, stickers and have fun group chats. So, what makes Allo stand out from the pack? Well, it has Google. Google has integrated its AI Google Assistant which uses Google’s machine learning capabilities to answer your…

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The Next-Gen Streaming App: HavFun

The Next-Gen Streaming App: HavFun






Whether it is a small kid or an adult, we all like to watch videos, isn’t it? Videos of all sorts are now our popular means to pass time. But often, crashing rates of data consumption while using applications like YouTube, Hotstar etc. refrain us from downloading videos. A group of young minds have generated an optimum solution for this problem – The HavFun app.           The thrill of videos can only be experienced via direct…

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Google Play Services Update Introduces new Text API and Android Mobile Vision

Google Play Services Update Introduces new Text API and Android Mobile Vision






Google brings back Android Mobile Vision API along with the all new Text API with the latest update for Google Play Services. Developers are excited to have Android Mobile Vision API support back , which was introduced almost an year ago but later removed for some reason. These APIs provide a whole new world of possibilities for Android developers making it easier than ever to implement technologies like face detection and text recognition right into their apps. The update also…

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N for Nougat!

N for Nougat!






And now it’s official! Not Nutella, nor Neyyappam but it is N for Nougat. Google has announced that Android-N, its latest version will be named Nougat. For those of you who don’t know what nougat is, it is a sweet made using whipped egg whites, roasted nuts, sugar and candied fruits ( it is a component used in Snickers). Nougat which has been in the developer stage for the past few months since being announced by Google in May will…

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A Simple Notepad app using Android Studio

A Simple Notepad app using Android Studio






A daily purpose, simple notepad app can be easily created by means of Android Studio and can be used ocassionaly by the code and steps provided in this article. Software requirements: Android studio (prefereably latest version) IntelIJ platform Any android device (for testing) Hardware requirements: Intel core processor 4GB RAM  1GB memory space (for studio)   Generating the application: Install Android Studio and open it. Start a New project and name the app. Choose blank activity for the basic layout…

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Top 10 Small and Fun Games to Pass Time

Top 10 Small and Fun Games to Pass Time






Bored? Not much to do in your free time? Here are some small (<25 MB) offline games to spend time happily. 1. Okay? – (19 MB) A simple puzzle game where all you have to do is flick a ball to clear the board. Sounds and graphics are both pretty beautiful. A really fun game that will surely keep you occupied for a long time. Get Okay? 2. Cube Escape Series – (10-20 MB) Simply one of the best escape…

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