For the full year, the worldwide smartphone market saw a total of 1.472 billion units shipped, declining less than 1% from the 1.473 billion units shipped in 2016.
All such feel-good messages was driving a 10-fold increase in the number of Google searches for “Good Morning images” over the past five years.
Reports: Wall Street Journal, Scroll.in, Business Standard
In fact, India actually surpassed the United States in terms of total app downloads last year. Both the US & India trailed China by a comfortable margin.
An Austrian designer has come up with a product called the Substitute Phone that looks & feels just like an ordinary touchscreen phone, but where the screen should be are a bunch of embedded stone beads.
App analysis organization Yale Privacy Lab, an initiative of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School conducted a study on this & found that almost all the popular apps such as Uber, Tinder, Skype & Twitter, to name a few, have hidden trackers that secretly monitor users.
Alphabet Inc’s Google has agreed to buy part of HTC Corp.’s engineering & design teams for US $1.1 billion to bolster the US Internet giant’s hardware business.
Reports: The Verge, Reuters, CNBC
‘Makeroid’ then comes as a blessing to those who feel this way. The application requires minimal coding knowledge, meaning that even a high school student can build an application using the Makeroid platform.
Wallpapers & skins are best when changed often. Downloading wallpapers, saving them to your phone & then changing them wastes a lot of your time & energy. Instead, if there was that 1 place from where you could get all your favorite wallpapers & skins, you would be a happier Android user This is exactly what ‘Everything Android’ aims to do: make Android users happier.
‘Vertical – Vidéos Exclusives’, a mobile app, broadcasts the latest Content which is originally vertically. This will ensure that you have all latest Content in a vertical format & you don’t need to keep you phone rotating & enabling auto-rotate mode.
Memo is a Web app perfect for making little notes to document tiny bite-sized pieces of information. These include e-mail addresses, shopping lists, phone numbers or even a fleeting thought that could have been the genesis of a big breakthrough.
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