I/O Live Widget

I/O Live Widget is a widget to embed on your website that allows you to deliver highlights and live announcements directly from Google I/O. It features the following elements: The complete I/O live video stream (this includes the keynote and all livestreamed sessions). Social feed from @GOOGLEDEVS. Customize the widget…

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Google Messenger 2.0 goes live with smart redesign

Google Messenger has been updated from version 1.9 to version 2.0 and a subtle redesign comes along with it. You’ll see an immediate difference with Messenger’s new circular icon (above right) and inside are some other UI tweaks more congruous with the design ideology of Android 7.1. See also: 10 best…

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WhatsApp video calling goes live

WhatsApp‘s anticipated video calling functionality is now rolling out. The new free video calling feature appears to be available only in the latest WhatsApp beta version for now – I couldn’t access it until I updated my app – but this indicates wider rollout may be on its way soon….

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Video calls are now live on WhatsApp beta!

The beta client for WhatsApp picked up an update to 2.16.318, bringing the ability to make video calls. When you tap the call icon, you now have the option of choosing between a voice call or video call. The interface itself is similar to what we’ve seen with the voice…

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Android Instant Apps starts initial live testing

Posted by Aurash Mahbod, Software Engineer, Google Play Android Instant Apps was previewed at Google I/O last year as a new way to run Android apps without requiring installation. Instant Apps is an important part of our effort to help users discover and run apps with minimal friction. We’ve been working…

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