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Messaging giant WhatsApp has updated Its Android app, and added a few additions to its already versatile instant messaging service. The new 2.12.194 update brings the "Mark as Unread" option, which allows you to mark a chat you've already visited as unread. This can act as a handy reminder if you want to deal...
Are you a user of WhatsApp on any Android device? you should be careful about what you talk about or share on the instant messaging app. Using a few scripts and a rogue app, anyone can peer into your chat logs and see what you talk about with your friends. This has...
This is your weekly round up of all things social media & all things new, knowledge you might want to arm yourself with as you gallivant social platforms boasting of expertise. 1. Facebook Messenger Update With Material Design Comes To Android After many months of A/B testing, Facebook Inc. began rolling out a...
TEN years ago when MTN was just one of three operators of telecommunications services in the country, it was hard to imagine a time when a "Dial *156#" would be so difficult and confusing that users needed a shorter shortcut to checking their airtime balance. As were the operators, the...
Google has published a set of lovely icons, designed for use in mobile apps or whatever else you fancy using them for. The most intersting this is that they are for free. This is part of its Material Design project. The icons have  just been published to Github, and there are over 750...
Users of Apple's popular Operating System, Mac OS were treated to major news last week when Microsoft announced the first upgrade from Microsoft Office 2011, launched back in 2010. Wall Street actually put it that "Office for Mac users have been treated as second-class citizens". Microsoft Office users of Windows, iPhone,...
Tech Insider has combed the far reaches of the App Store to bring you the 100 best and most innovative apps in the world. Now it's time to take a look at the best productivity apps out there. These 10 apps will make your life easier and help you get...
Microsoft has released Windows 10, which combines the best of Microsoft’s previous operating systems and combines them into one ultimate package. In case you opted in to the free upgrade and have changed your mind after running Windows 10, the good news is that you to roll back. Microsoft has made it easy...
Do you want to try out the Firefox OS? The FXP (FreeXperia) team of developers have been working behind the scenes, and in collaboration with Mozilla to support several Sony Xperia devices in Mozilla’s repos. Firefox OS can now work extremely efficiently on your Xperia's current hardware. FXP has released...
If Silicon Valley had a bad boy icon, it would be Evan Spiegel. The CEO and co-founder of Snapchat shot to the limelight when the app became wildly popular, with 100 million daily users and reportedly 6 billion video views per day. To top it off, he has a reputation...