Google Killing Off Symbian Search App, iGoogle, Others
Google today announced that another batch of services and/or apps will be shuttered in the weeks and months ahead. In a "spring cleaning" blog post, Google indicated that it will retire its Symbian Search App so that it may better focus its efforts on mobile web search. Google recommends that users of the Symbian Search App use m.google.com instead when it becomes necessary to perform searches from their Symbian smartphones. Google also announced plans to discontinue iGoogle on November 1, 2013; move all Google Video content to YouTube by August 20; kill off Google Talk Chatback; and discontinue Google Mini. Google believes these products have run their course and have been replaced by newer services.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
Google to Strip SMS from Hangouts May 22
Mar 24, 2017
Google today outlined a number of changes to its various messaging services, including a dramatic shift for Hangouts. Starting May 22, Google Hangouts will no longer support SMS for text messaging between phones.
Google to Merge Google Play Music and YouTube Red
Jul 27, 2017
Google plans to shake up its music offering and ad-free video service, according to statements made by Lyor Cohen, the head of Google Play Music. As it stands today, Google Play Music is available to a single person for $10 per month and families for $15 per month.
ZTE Axon 7 Mini Offers Good Looks and Mid-Range Specs
Sep 1, 2016
ZTE today showed off the Axon 7 Mini, a smaller version of its flagship handset. Like the original, the Mini features an aluminum unibody chassis in silver or gold with 2.5D glass on the front and a fingerprint sensor on the back.
YouTube Kids to Give Parents More Control
Apr 25, 2018
YouTube has updates in store for its YouTube Kids service that will provide parents with more granular control over what their children can find and watch. Beginning immediately, Google's partners will cull together "collections of trusted channels" that range across topics such as music, sports, and arts and crafts so parents can pick and choose which their children are allowed to watch.
Nokia Lumia 610 to be launched in India tomorrow for Rs 11,000
Finnish mobile and smartphone manufacturer Nokia had announced the cheapest Windows Phone based Lumia 610 smartphone back in the month of February during the Mobile World Congress, and now the company is all set to launch it tomorrow in India.
Sources familiar with the development said to The Mobile Indian, "Nokia will be launching its Windows Phone based Lumia 610 smartphone in India tomorrow."
Even, Vipul Mehrotra, director and head of smart devices, Nokia India had earlier said to The Mobile Indian, "Nokia will be launching Windows operating system based smartphone Lumia 610 and Lumia 900 in July end or by Mid-August in In...
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