When we launched hike, it was clear to us that Internet in India comes with its own set of barriers. Most people in India, don’t have access to high-speed WiFi/3G/4G and EDGE networks often fail to provide people with great online experiences. Moreover, mobile data is still expensive for a vast majority in the country and people often […]
News on hike crosses 100M stories a week. Now available in Hindi!
One of the things that really bothered us over the last 6 months or so was that it has become extremely tedious and time consuming to well, consume News. With messaging being such a bite sized experience where users jump in and out messaging friends, we wondered if we could build something with a similar […]
hike 4.0 – Now on iOS
Frequent users of our iOS app would have noticed a lack of activity from us over the last 2 months. We have been digging pretty hard during this time and have come up with the motherload. We are really excited to present to you hike 4.0 on iOS! In this release, we’ve focussed on the […]
Introducing Free Group Calls (100 people) only on hike
Many of us at hike have been quite frustrated by how hard it is to make a Group Call today. To start with, adding someone to an existing call is extremely tedious. You’ve got to put the person you’re speaking with on hold, dial another number, allow it to connect and then patch them in […]
Hike 4.0 with Material Design
We’re super psyched to unveil Hike 4.0. It’s been 6 months in the making and boy o boy are we excited to show it to you. Hike 4.0 comes with a brand new coat of paint including Material Design and host of new features. We’ve kept the simplicity of the app and the changes are subtle but […]
Our Brand New Logo
About 3 months ago we started working on a brand new logo. There wasn’t much wrong with our current logo to be honest but we felt that after two years with the world of design changing so much we had to make a change. After 4 rounds of iteration, we decided it was important to keep the essence of […]
Last week at the Hike HQ, a few of us sat over lunch discussing Friendship Day and how we could make it special for our community. We didn’t want to do the plain ol’ Friendship day gift or a friendship day wish, but something better – celebrating friendships. Our idea was to give hikers a […]
Hike – The Number #1 Indian App
We’ve been quite busy keeping hike running, ensuring billions of messages pass through our servers every week for tens of millions of users, and bring new features to you on a regular basis to become India’s most loved app in the last couple years. Due to all this, we haven’t been able to keep this […]
Hike + CricBuzz bring World Cup 2015 to your fingertips!
It’s extremely tedious to download a new app every time there’s another event, isn’t it? Die-hard fans will go out of their way to download yet another app but what about the rest of us? What about the rest of us, who want to stay up to date with what’s going on, but feel that it’s too […]