Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

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Facebook Said to be Testing a Second News Feed

Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. is reportedly said to be testing a second News Feed, which comes with a 'Rocket-shaped blue icon'. Several online reports say the feature has...

Android For the First Time Overtakes Windows as Most Popular Operating System for Internet...

Google’s Android has overtaken Microsoft Windows for the first time as the world’s most popular operating system (OS) in terms of total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined,...
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WhatsApp Users Will Soon Be Sharing Multiple Contacts at Once

Earlier, WhatsApp users were limited to sending just one contact at a time, but now that limit has been revoked. The Facebook-owned social messaging platform is testing the new feature in the...
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Gboard Keyboard GIF Support Feature Comes to Gmail for Android

Google Inc. now brings the Gboard keyboard GIF support feature to Gmail for Android after having added the integration to Google search app on iOS of recent. While users could use...
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Twitter Drops the Profile Egg Pic and Introduces a New Default Profile Pic

Micro-blogging website Twitter Inc. on Friday changed the default profile photo shown for users who don't choose to upload one/first time twitter users. The Twitter egg, used since 2010, has been...

Telegram is introducing Calls

Yesterday, Telegram announced that you will soon be able to make calls. The service will roll out in Western Europe first before becoming available to the rest of the world. The team revealed that...
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@usernames Won’t Count Towards Your Tweet’s 140 Characters

Micro-blogging website; Twitter Inc. on Thursday reported it had began rolling out changes to let people pack more into tweets, subtracting from the character count names of those being replied to...
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Ugandans Develop App to Solve Agriculture Extension Challenges

A group of Uganda innovators has developed a web and mobile based app meant to help farmers exchange information with extension officers in their local languages for free. Named m-Omulimisa, the platform...
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SnapChat Ranked as the Most-Searched App in the App Store

According to reports by Forbes magazine, SnapChat led all its competitors in the App Store search volume and as a result, SnapChat was also the app people were looking for most frequently,...
Truecaller has today announced its intergration with Google Duo for android. Image Credit: NDTV news

Truecaller Has Announced its Intergration With Google Duo at the Launch of ‘Truecaller 8’...

According to reports by NDTV news, Truecaller 8 for Android has been launched, and brings SMS, flash messaging, and Truecaller Pay. And apart from the launch, the company also announced its...
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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

The 2nd Annual MTN Uganda Innovation App Challenge is Here, registration...

MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 - an event that...