Now Change Profile Picture and Hide/Report News Feeds with Updated Facebook App

Recently Facebook started to push silent updates on Android which is also called “silent updates”, which was only for few phones. And now there is another update from Facebook for Androids, which allows users to change their profile picture right from there phone and some other improvements including news feeds and group messages. This update brings these important improvements like: Change your profile picture from your Android Hide stories and report spam in news feeds And fewer taps to start a group chat or message Before this update, changing profile picture from Android app was not that easy. Instead of going through galleries just tap on the profile picture and simply change it. Group chat and group message has also become simpler in this version, just few taps to start or join group chat and message. This version also has improvements about news feeds, now there are options to hide stories and hide/spam stories in your news feed. We can say that this is not an outstanding update, most of the users are not happy with this update after using it. Because it is not that smooth to use app with this update as Facebook is saying, got lots of problems in pictures uploading and news feeds. Talking about my personal experience, I tried to update Facebook app on my Android many times but every time I got error message “Package file is Invalid”. Many other users are also having same problem while updating. So, Facebook should test many times before releasing any new app. Anyhow you can try this app for your phone. It’s free and available to download on Google Play. Keep reading us and stay up to date with more news and...

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Official Twitter App Updated for Android with improved Photos, Discover & Search features

Twitter lovers, Official Twitter app for Android got another update. Since long Twitter is trying to enhance their photo aspects and this update is based on new features of photos and videos with other improvements and fixes. Now you don’t need to tap in Discover and Search, the new feature of Twitter lets you discover photos, videos and articles right in your twitter stream. Search feature of Twitter is also improved which now highlights photos, videos and articles shared on Twitter. Also manage account settings is improved in this update, now it is easier for Android users to change settings and password on the go. With this update users will take advantage of the Twitter Cards because Twitter cards now allow Twitter to bring in news and photos into tweets and make them more interactive. Daniel Loreto, Engineering Manager of Search and Relevance at Twitter said in a blog post: “Supporting Twitter cards on the backend means we can more directly improve the user experience in our native apps, too. All of this adds up to fewer taps, fewer screen views and more content for you to enjoy, faster. We think this set of updates delivers the most engaging Discover experience yet, and we hope you enjoy the experience as much as we’ve enjoyed creating it,” Check out what’s new in the latest version: Tweets now appear right in the stream Tweets show photo, video, and article previews so you can engage easily Photo streams show what’s happening Results also show media previews Manage your account with ease. Reset your password in a few simple steps Other improvements and fixes. Grab the latest version of Official Twitter app for Android right now on Google Play store: Download Updated Official Twitter App for Android – Google Play Link Let us know in comments how you find the latest version of Twitter for Android and stay tuned to us for more news and...

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Official eBay App updated to version 2.1 for Android

Shopping couldn’t be easier without eBay. The official eBay app for Android is updated to version 2.1 with bug fixes and some feature enhancements. eBay is a must have app on Android for buyers and sellers to browse, shop, sell and manage their eBay activities whenever and wherever they are. The updated version of eBay is having improved selling features to enlist your stuff more easier and faster than before. New Features The new features of version 2.1 of eBay for Android include: Streamlined listing flow makes it faster and easier to list your items Save multiple listing drafts so you can finish at your convenience Calculated shipping now supported (domestic only) More guidance and pre-populated fields to simplify the process Saved search improvements Improved shipment tracking information Improved image handling The size of updated version of eBay is 5.2M and is available to download for free from Google Play store. Download from the Google Play link below: Updated eBay Version 2.1 for Android – Google Play Link If you are already using previous version of eBay on your Android, just update it to new version 2.1. Go to Google Play > My Apps > Tap on the official eBay button, the app will be automatically updated to new version on your device. If you haven’t used this app before on your Android device try it out today, it is such an amazing app for Android. Stay tuned to us for more news and updates or you can follow us for social...

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Google added Public Alerts to Search and Maps for Android

Google’s Public Alert feature is added to Google Search and Maps for Android. Google Public Alerts is a useful feature which displays about natural disasters and emergencies like storms and earthquakes. It will help users to stay up-to-date with important information about disasters and emergencies, especially the emergency situations about natural disaster Sandy. The addition of Public Alerts was not planned by Google until last week but when the Sandy hits north eastern US on Monday, Google announced on their blog post to add Public Alerts in Google Search and Maps. It is available in browser on Google Maps for Android and Google Now for Android devices running Jellybean 4.1. Currently, the service is available in English for US but Google is working on it to expand the services. “We were planning on announcing the new features in a few days, but wanted to get them out as soon as possible so they can be helpful to people during this time,” Nigel Snoad, Google Crisis Response product manager, wrote in the post. “This is part of our continuing mission to bring emergency information to people when and where it is relevant.” “We’re able to gather relevant emergency safety information thanks to a strong network of partners, including NOAA and USGS,” says Snoad. “Their commitment to open standards like the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is what makes this all possible. We’ve also developed partnerships to bring you even more relevant alerts in the future, including local emergency data from Nixle.” So, now you will be able to get all Public Alerts on your Android via Search and Map. Check out this new feature and stay up-to-date with all important information regarding disasters and emergencies. Stay tuned to...

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Facebook updated for Android with improved photo functionality and sharing

Facebook updated for Android with improved photo functionality and photo sharing. Facebook for Android is updated to version 1.9.11 and updated version is easily available to download from Google Play store. There is no other special update in this version except improvement in photo uploading and sharing. There is also a custom bug fix which is solved this time that was restricting people from using certain languages while uploading photos. The updated version allows faster and efficient photo tagging and better organizing of photos in the albums. They have also an option to choose in which album you want to upload photos on your mobile, instead of uploading all photos under the “Mobile Uploads” album. This was a huge complaint from users and finally it sorted out in this version, although it took too long to sort out. New Features Faster photo tagging Choose an album while uploading photos Fixed photo upload bug affecting people using certain languages. Download Updated Facebook for Android – Google Play Link “Great updates we had already finished sometimes took longer to get into people’s hands because we often had to wait for additions and tweaks that threw us off schedule. As we started developing more and more for mobile, it became clear we needed a scalable process to manage the increased mobile engineering activity and ship quality updates to users fast,” said Facebook. So, download the updated version of Facebook and keep up with your friends faster than before, share and upload your photos in a more efficient way with the updated version of Facebook for Android. And stay tuned to us for more news and updates. Have a good...

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Google Calendar now available as standalone app with new features in Google Play store

Another smart addition of app in the Google Play store. All of us are aware of Google Calendar and we use it. Good news is that now Google Calendar is available as a standalone application in Google Play store. The calendar app requires at least Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich or Jellybean to be downloaded. It is the same calendar app which is also added to Google Nexus tablets and smartphones. Google Calendar is an awesome app to manage all your calendars at one place in your phone. The app lets you create, edit, delete events, and also respond to invitations. There are many new features that are added to the calendar app like snooze reminders, pinch to zoom in or out, setting of home time zone and facility of predefined messages. Additionally, the sync period is also expanded in the standalone app of calendar. It is available to download from the Google Play store or you can download from the link below: Download Google Calendar App – Google Play Link New Features Check out the list of new features that are added to the Google Calendar standalone app. Snooze events directly from a notification if you’re not quite ready and want to be reminded later. Use predefined messages to send quick “I’ll be late” updates to your event participants directly from the notifications or the event itself. Pinch to zoom in and out of a day. Set a home time zone to help you manage your time better when traveling. We suggest you do try this interesting app to manage your calendars and events. Have a good day and stay tuned to us for more news and...

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