A Singaporean developer of instant games, Storms, has ported the popular Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride over to KaiOS - the operating system designed for smart feature phones in developing countries.
The KaiOS has have released an update for the Life app which makes it easier for users to save and search for content. The new daily feed also helps to provide users with fresh content.
KaiOS Technologies has said it's working on several user experience improvements for the KaiStore. They should make it easier to use the software and generally improve the user's impression.
KaiOS Technologies has partnered up with Justdiggit, a Dutch foundation that focuses on fighting desertification, to help Tanzanian farmers preserve their livelihood against the climate change threat.
HMD Global has announced a pair of "dumb" phones, the Nokia 6300 4G and Nokia 8000 4G. Borth are powered by a Snapdragon 210 chipset and run KaiOS, featuring Google Assistant support.
The KaiStore, the app store on KaiOS, has received an update which adds the ability to search for apps and automatic updates for the store itself so users no longer have to update it manually.
ALTÁN Redes has launched the K26 in Mexico for USD 35. The smart feature phone is powered by KaiOS so users will be able to use apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, and YouTube without spending a lot.
Google has added Lens to Assistant for KaiOS devices in India. It currently supports a handful of the country's languages and plans to add several more in an update due in the near future.
KaiOS Technologies has announced measures it has taken to get information about COVID-19 out to its growing user base in developing countries around the world. It also launched a new phone in Mexico.
KaiOS Technologies and Mozilla have partnered up to ensure that the Gecko engine, which underpins KaiOS, is supported into the future. This will improve the performance and security of KaiOS.
KaiOS Technologies has announced the official launch of the KaiOS Developer Portal. The portal contains a lot of useful content for developers to get started building their own KaiOS apps.
Facebook has just announced that it has released a version of WhatsApp for the JioPhone and JioPhone 2. The app is more bare than its Android and iOS counterparts but delivers core functionality.