Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

New Networking App for Women Entrepreneurs Launched in Rwanda

A new networking App, “SheTrades” has been launched in Rwanda to empower women entrepreneurs in the small East African country. SheTrades which is an initiative of the International Trade Center provides women...
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Google Maps Gets Real-Time Location Sharing Feature for its Apps

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday that it will revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing...
Instagram's latest update to display your best posts first. Image Credit: Mashable

Social: Instagram Has One Million Active Advertisers

Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app, Instagram announced a milestone of 1 million monthly active advertisers with firms from US, Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, and UK making up most of the business profiles...
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How to Set Up The Old-Text-Based Status Feature on WhatsApp for Android

Having received multiple feedback's from its app users, WhatsApp decided to bring back the option of the old-text based status as users say they were discontented about the disappearing photo and video-based...

Visa wants you to Pay for Stuff using Sunglasses!

Very soon, you maybe be able to pay for stuff using sunglasses! This is after Visa revealing a prototype at SXSW last week Tuesday, saying it was used to pay for purchases. A small...

Ushahidi Releases iOS, Android Apps

African tech startup Ushahidi, has launched smartphones apps for iPhones and Android smartphones, making it easy for users to access deployments and post from anywhere and at anytime. You can now build...

Are you attractive? The Internet can help

Are you concerned about your looks? The internet can come to your aid through a selfie-judging app called Spontana. With the app, all you have to do is share pictures of yourself...
New vulnerability revealed in WhatsApp and Telegram, allowed hackers to gain complete control over user accounts. Image Credit: de Volkskrant

New Vulnerability Revealed in WhatsApp and Telegram, Allowed Hackers to Gain Complete Control Over...

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd researchers have revealed a new vulnerability on WhatsApp & Telegram's online platforms – WhatsApp Web & Telegram Web – two of the world’s most popular messaging services with...
WhatsApp Users Discontented With the Revamped WhatsApp Status, Might Bring Back the Old-Text Based Status. Photo by: Nathan Ernest Olupot

The Return of the Old-Text-Based WhatsApp Status to Android, iOS Ought to Wait

Earlier this month, WhatsApp users reported discontented with the revamped WhatsApp Status a few weeks after it was officially rolled out to its mobile app. Users provided mixed feedback over the SnapChat and...
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Over 187,000 Apps Could Become Obsolete With Apple’s 64-bit Only iOS 11

Some 187,000 apps could be rendered useless with the launch of "iOS 11," according to an app analytics firm, assuming the anticipated update is when Apple plans to kill 32-bit support. The...
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IBA To Host the Second Annual Edition of the Innovations Against...

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