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WhatsApp’s new feature allows users to download deleted media

The messaging app, WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that lets users download deleted media files. Previously, when users deleted specific files sent over WhatsApp by going to the specific folder on the smartphone, they were not able to download it any more. But now the Facebook-owned messaging app enables you to download such files as well. Separately, a WhatsApp beta for Android (v2.18.111) reportedly added the vCard indexing feature.

India becomes world’s fastest-growing market for mobile applications

India has become the world’s fastest-growing market for mobile applications on both the Apple ioS and Google’s Android Play Store, with a sharp spike in revenue in the first quarter of 2018. The country also leads in the most number of mobile apps download across both platforms according to app market data and insights company App Annie.

Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA SoC platforms support Android Go Now

As a core subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup, Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA – world’s leading fabless semiconductor company with advanced technology in mobile communications and IoT, officially announced that its high-performance mobile chip platform Spreadtrum SC9850 and SC7731E fully support Android TM 8.1 (Go version). Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA''s close collaboration with Google TM on Android Go will not only shorten the time to market for users of Android devices but also provide these devices with robust security and a better performance experience.

OnMobile launches its first consumer App ONMO Express in the USA

The App is available on both Android and iOS platforms to subscribers of a leading mobile operator in the USA. Following a month-long free trial, subscribers can enjoy the service for $2.99 per month with access to an unlimited number of songs and sounds

Keypoint adds Intenticons to Xploree Keyboard

This new age feature merges users’ conversational context with predictive imagery. These images – Intenticons –are predictive visual manifestation of users’ needs even as the latter gesture, converse or type on the keyboard

Intex expands VAS ecosystem with Tata mRUPEE

Launches its first mobile wallet service. Intex wallet customers will be rewarded for accessing content and other utilities which will help them in earning loyalty bonus which can be further redeemed for various utilities like their talk time & recharges

Google launches video calling app Duo for Android and iOS

“Video calling is the next best thing to being with someone in person. We have designed the interface to be simple, easy and welcoming”, said Amit Fulay, Group Product Manager, Google

Telenor India in partnership with mCarbon launches tatkal credit facility for emergency recharge

“Tatkal Credit is an initiative by Telenor to ensure that our mass market subscribers are never out of recharge and are always connected," said Sharad Mehrotra, CEO, Telenor India

Kratos launches Kuberplay, sdk based service in India and APAC for app developers to monetize their applications

It offers a solution for app developers to monetize their applications, retain users and enhance consumer experience by empowering mobile users who choose to watch videos, subscribe to services, install applications and participate in other types of advertisements

Videocon d2h provides highest number of 16 Odia channels & services

Apart from 10 general entertainment, music, movie channels & services in Odia, Videocon d2h now has 6 Odia news channels. Kanak News is a leading Odia news channel from a reputed newspaper group and has a wide viewership across the state

Fantasy sport app Ballr launches by Harbhajan Singh in India

Ballr, the entirely mobile, micro fantasy, fan engagement platform is the first of its kind to launch in Asia. Unlike traditional fantasy sports games, Ballr has introduced a new way to play - rapid fire micro gaming and has replaced monetary prizes with money can’t buy experiences and premium prizes

Airtel launches ‘Wynk Games’ mobile app with over 2000 games

‘Wynk Games’ offers a library of over 2,000 global and local games from across genres and also subscription is free with Airtel data packs and available at a promotional price of Rs. 29 for other customers in the current beta phase

Airtel launches validity-free data plans for pre-paid subscribers

There would be no fixed validity period to consume or finished the data unlike current packs, which come with validity packs starting with 01 day to 01 month

Jio Chat instant messaging app is now available in nine countries across the Globe

“We are excited to launch our services in eight other countries apart from India as it will help in boosting our international presence and will also let our customers based in India to connect seamlessly with their folks abroad,” said spokesperson of Jio Chat

Telenor offers unlimited entertainment service packs starting Rs 2

Subscribers to enjoy their favourite videos starting at Rs 2. Affordable music packs to enable unlimited music streaming. Partners with Daily motion & YouTube for video, Hungama Music & Eros Now for music

Apple first Android app called Move to iOS now available on Google Play Store

Users can wirelessly switch from an Android device to a new iOS device at ease, from Android smartphones running version 4.0 and above to an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9

Justdial updated its Android app with a fresh UI and new 'Search Plus' feature

The latest Android App will available on Google Play Store for users and the new iOS App will also available soon for i-Phone users as well

Google Play launches physical gift cards in retail outlets across India and via Snapdeal starting at Rs 750

Google Play Gift cards are available in 3 denominations (Rs 750, Rs 1000 & Rs 1500) and can also be purchased online on Snapdeal.com as COD shipments

Twitter launched self-service ads platform for SMBs in India

With the expansion of the Twitter self-service ads platform, we are excited to help SMBs level the playing field with digital advertising to increase their sales," said Emily Huo, SMB lead for Asia Pacific at Twitter

UCWeb releases new versions of iOS and Desktop browser with updated features

“In this era of multi-screens, daily life is now surrounded by different digital devices. People start their day with the smartphone and move on to laptop. We’re making our browser available on multiple platforms to capture this trend,” said Kenny Ye, UCWeb