Home Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. has released iOS 11.2 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch models. Amongst the list of new features, the new iOS platform majorly includes Apple Pay Cash and faster wireless charging support as well as fixes a date crashing bug that emerged last week on a large number of...
Following in the footsteps of likes Facebook, Microsoft, Google, to mention a few, micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. was also rolled out a small or lite version of its mobile application. The application has been made available in 24 more countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Latin America. Only...
Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers/riders wear helmets, reflective vests, follow the traffic laws, and carry an extra one for their passenger who also does...
Internet giant Google has announced the launch of a new app, Datally, to help users understand, control, and save on their mobile data. Datally helps users understand their data usage on an hourly, daily, weekly or monthly basis and get personalized recommendations for how you can save more. Once you turn...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. said on Wednesday that it was removing 99 percent of content related to militant groups Islamic State and al Qaeda before being told of it, as it prepared for a meeting with European authorities on tackling extremist content online. Eighty-three percent of "terror...
Micro-blogging site Twitter has admitted that specific locations included with some of its users' tweets were revealed without their permission last week due to a "bug". "We've discovered an issue for a small percentage of people who recently had location-sharing on, Tweeted from twitter website, and tapped to add an emoji or...
Individuals suffering from mental health problems can strengthen their psychological well-being through mobile apps, a new study says. The study, published in the journal JMIR Mental Health, stated that people who struggle with mental and emotional health problems feel like they lack control. People should take confidence among themselves that the mental healthcare apps...
Facebook-owned social messaging platform, WhatsApp, early this month rolled out the revoke feature to all its users - giving them the ability to deleted miss-sent or embarrassing messages within 7 minutes. However, the the time period seems to be long knowing the fact that some users will see your...
Ending September this year, Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. announced it had started a small public test that allows a few of its users to go beyond the current 140 character limit for tweets, allowing them to go as high as 280 characters. That being the past now, the micro-blogging firm...
If you use Microsoft's accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a...