Apps & Software

Apps & Software

News, features and insights about various desktop and mobile applications and software.

WhatsApp Android Beta Version gets GIF Search Support and Media Sharing Limit Raised to...

WhatsApp recently revealed over 63 billion messages were being sent globally on New Year’s Eve and of the 63 billion messages sent, 7.9 billion images – photos, and GIF. Notably, after...

Google looking at SoundCloud acquisition – Report

Google is mulling an acquisition of Berlin-based music creation and promotion platform SoundCloud, Music Business WorldWide (MBW) reported. SoundCloud reportedly wanted to sell for $1 billion, an amount that deterred not just Spotify but...
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WhatsApp Reveals That 63 Billion Messages Were Being Sent Globally on New Year’s Eve

According to reports by Venture Beat, Facebook-owned social messaging platform, WhatsApp Inc. last week on Friday revealed that New Year's Eve saw 63 billion messages being sent globally. Of the 63...
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Vine will Completely Shut Down on January 17

Last year on October 27th, Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. announced that it would be shutting down its popular six-second video sharing site/app - Vine. However, the company altered its plans and...

New Telegram update lets you retract sent messages within 48 hours and more

Telegram has announced its version v.3.16 update, which adds the ability to retract messages sent from the app within 48 hours of being sent. The update is already available and can be...

WhatsApp Stops Supporting Older Versions of iOS and Android Handsets

WhatsApp has stopped supporting older iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 and Android 2.1 or 2.2 handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on...
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2016 in Review: Social Media in Apps and Software

This year in social media has really been exciting and we're looking forward to more exciting surprises next year; for instance - WhatsApp bringing the feature ability for editing, revoke sent...

Top 4 Administrative Apps for Small Businesses

Running a company is tough, but it can be greatly simplified with the use of the right technology. If you've been struggling to juggle the gauntlet of duties associated with leading...

WhatsApp May Soon Allow iOS Users’ Edit, Revoke Sent Messages and Preview Shared Archive...

WhatsApp is tipped to add a new feature to its iPhone app that will let you edit and revoke sent messages. The upcoming feature is said to be disabled by default...
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How To Mark All Your WhatsApp Messages As Read

With the growing popularity of WhatsApp worldwide with over 1 billion monthly users, the app developers have often introduced updates to it's app both Android and iOS. Though there is more...
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Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Announced

Out of the 51 projects from around Africa, Six innovative projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania have been nominated as finalists for the...