Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

Uber for iOS. (Photo Credit: Engadget)

Apple Threatened to Drop Uber’s App Over iPhone Tagging

If a new in-depth report is to be believed then Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was once warned by Apple CEO Tim Cook for not following the App Store guidelines, and threatened...
Image Credit: TheNextWeb

Four out of the five most downloaded apps worldwide belong to Facebook

Each day that comes by, Facebook continues to secure its space as the new internet giant. Four out of the five most downloaded apps across the globe during the last quarter belonged...

Microsoft’s New Feature Let’s You Sign in Your Account Minus The Password

Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. announced a new feature dubbed 'GA' wherein users can now just use their smartphone to sign-in to their account. "This process is easier than standard two-step verification...
Instagram's latest update to display your best posts first. Image Credit: Mashable

Instagram For Android Gets An Offline Mode, iOS Users Will Have To Wait

Facebook's Photo and Video sharing app; Instagram for Android has received an offline mode that will let Instagrammers access many of its features even when they don't have internet connection. This...
According to YouTube, the amount of time someone spent watching a video was a better way to understand whether a viewer really enjoyed it or not. Image Credit: Tech Crunch

YouTubers on Mobile With Over 1000 Subscribers Can Now Go LIVE

Google-owned video sharing platform; YouTube for six years supported live streaming of video which was limited to computers. And early this month, they finally rolled out the mobile live streaming feature to every creator...

Facebook Messenger hits 1.2 Billion Monthly Active Users, Equals WhatsApp

Facebook announced that it has achieved 1.2 billion monthly active users on its Messenger platform, a 200 million user rise in just 8 months. This puts Messenger head to head with WhatsApp...
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo Courtesy: Business Insider)

Narendra Modi Takes Over Obama’s Top Spot as the Most Followed World Leader on...

According to the newly released 2017 World Leaders on Instagram study by Burson-Marsteller; a leading strategic communications and global public relations firm, showed that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over the...
Image Credit: SocialExpert

How to Get Your Twitter Account Verified

Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. has a built-in social hierarchy. There are those with blue tick marks next to their name - which denotes a verified account, and those without blue ticks. Verification...

Microsoft launches ‘Who’s in’ iMessage App for Groups to Collaborate Plans

Microsoft has announced the release of a new app for Apple’s iMessage platform, giving users tools to plan events with friends via the messaging app. Inside the App, “Who’s In,” activities are divided...

Facebook to Use Photo-Matching to Block Repeat ‘Revenge Porn’

Facebook Inc. on Wednesday said its adding more tools to make it easier for users to report so-called "Revenge Porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once...
Advertisement Advertisement  

See Also

NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

INNOVATION

Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...