Mobile

Twitter will livestream weekly games from MLB and the NHL

Silhouette of Baseball fan waving hands in the air Twitter is expanding its live sports plans, with weekly, livestreamed games from Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League. The livestreams will be available for free to out-of-market viewers, whether they’re logged into Twitter or not. Twitter is also announcing a new nightly sports highlights show called The Rally, produced by mobile video company 120 Sports. (The Rally and… Read More
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Pokemon Go to get more Pokemon, trading, and customizable PokeStops

ANKARA, TURKEY - JULY 13 :  A Pokemon Go user plays Pokemon GO game in Ankara, Turkey on July 13, 2016.  (Photo by Erçin Top/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Pokemon players will eventually be able to fill out their collections via trades, which is very good news for people eyeing region-specific Pokemon like Australia’s Kangaskhan from the other side of the world. Niantic CEO John Hanke revealed at a San Diego Comic Con panel that Niantic is indeed working on adding trading (and new training features) to their game, as well as… Read More
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Photo-editing app Prisma debuts on Google Play store

PrismaAndroid users who have been eagerly waiting for the popular photo-editing app Prisma have a reason to cheer. The app, which went viral soon after its launch on iOS last month, is now finally available for Android devices and users can download it through the Google Play store. The popular app was earlier out in […] [...]

Gift cards provider QwikCilver gets $10 mn from Sistema, Accel and others

Wooho_feQwikCilver Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which owns and operates Bangalore-based gift card provider by the same name, has raised $10 million (Rs 67 crore) led by Sistema Asia Fund. Its existing investors Amazon Asia-Pacific, Accel India and Helion Venture Partners have also participated in the latest round. According to The Economic Times, which first reported the […] [...]

Dots & Co. tweaks the Dots games by adding a friendly companion

dotsandco Dots & Co., the follow-up to the popular puzzle games Dots and Two Dots, launched on iOS and Android earlier this week. If reading about the new game isn’t enough for you, you can watch me try it out in the video above. In many ways, Dots & Co. should feel pretty familiar to fans of the previous games. Your goal is to clear as many dots as you can by connecting dots of the… Read More
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I-MADE launches mobile wallet for college students

Aashutosh Bhardvaj, CEO, I-MADEFor college students, making payments for submitting college fee and canteen bills as well as purchasing books is often cumbersome. For those who study in a city away from home, receiving money from parents is an added challenge. For helping students face this challenge, Innovation in Mobile App Development Ecosystem (I-MADE)—an initiative by Telecom Centers […] [...]

Now anyone can build features for Cola messenger

4d2f871f-6ce6-4823-83d8-704ca4d8a79e Cola, a messaging app that integrates apps into chats, is opening up its developer kit today to enable anyone to build new apps. The updated version available today comes with 12 “bubbles” that are essentially applications that run inside the messaging app. Users can share weather and flight information, gifs, and more without creating accounts with individual tools. The… Read More
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Facebook clones Snapchat again with 24-hour “Quick Updates”

fb-quick-updates Poke failed. Slingshot failed. But Facebook is still trying to mimic Snapchat with a new Stories-style feature it’s testing called “Quick Updates”. These 24-hour ephemeral updates are buried in a special part of the app, and won’t show up in News Feed or on your profile. We received these screenshots from our reader Tiffany Zhong of Binary Capital who is one of the users… Read More
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