Facebook is Testing ‘Things in Common’ Label For New Friends Discovery

Facebook is testing a new way to get people to make new connections on the social networking site. The company is testing a feature called ‘things in common’, and as the name suggests, it will highlight things that are common between you and a non-friend user. So, for example, if you have a colleague who you […]

Snapchat’s Android Redesign Spotted in Alpha Testing

Photo-messaging app Snapchat has been spotted testing the new redesign on Android that the company plans to introduce very soon. An engineer Jane Manchun Wong discovered that Snapchat’s Android app hides a rough alpha version of the revamp with an experience more on par with the iOS version, Engadget reported on Sunday, also citing XDA Developers. “Snapchat’s new faster […]

WhatsApp Starts Testing ‘Suspicious Link Detection’ Feature to Limit Spam Circulation: Report

In another move to put a stop to the circulation of spam on its platform, WhatsApp is working on a Suspicious Link Detection feature. The new feature, which is presently said to be under testing, helps users detect suspicious links available within their WhatsApp messages. It is a part of the WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.18.204 […]

Instagram Spotted Testing New ‘Active At’ Feature on Direct Messaging; Text-Only Stories, Screenshot Alerts Also Coming Soon

Instagram has been spotted testing a new feature on its mobile app. With the new feature, users can see the online status for people that they been conversing with on DMs (Direct Messages). Interestingly, the feature works even if the person is not following your account. Gadgets 360 spotted this feature, along with other users on […]

Did In-House Testing Fail to Detect Samsung Note 7 Battery Problems?

Samsung (KRX:005930) tested the batteries for the exploding Galaxy Note 7 in a self-owned lab. It is the only manufacturer of smartphones allowed to test their phone batteries in-house, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The rest of phone makers must analyze their phone batteries at one of the 28 labs certified by the […]

Facebook Messenger Testing ‘Conversation Topics’ You Can Talk About

HIGHLIGHTS Feature suggests topics on the basis of friends’ activities Feature has been named “Conversation Topics” Messenger app on Android recently introduced data saver option Facebook Messenger has introduced a new feature called “Conversation Topics”, which is likely to be a conversation topic in itself. As the name suggests, this new feature essentially suggests topics […]

Did In-House Testing Fail to Detect Samsung Note 7 Battery Problems?

Samsung (KRX:005930) tested the batteries for the exploding Galaxy Note 7 in a self-owned lab. It is the only manufacturer of smartphones allowed to test their phone batteries in-house, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The rest of phone makers must analyze their phone batteries at one of the 28 labs certified by the […]

OnePlus One’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in ‘Final Testing Stage’

OnePlus had last year revealed its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update schedule for its devices where it said that the OnePlus One running Cyanogen OS will start receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in the first quarter. Now, the company’s co-founder and public face Carl Pei has confirmed that the Android Marshmallow for the OnePlus One […]