Apps & Software

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

Facebook CEO and Co-Founder; Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday during the company's Q1 2018 earnings call said, its WhatsApp for Business application now has over three (3) million active users, Venture Beat reports. Launched in early this year in January, the standalone application is only available to Android users - and is aimed...
Wala, the blockchain-powered financial services platform and launch partner of Dala cryptocurrency, has announced that it is now live in Uganda and two other markets - South Africa and Zimbabwe; thereby removing barriers to financial services and providing millions of consumers in these markets with a zero-fee, “better-than-banking” solution. Wala has...
Opera has announced the launch of another browser - 'Opera Touch', a new version of the app for Android users (and soon iOS users) designed specifically for use with one hand plus a couple of other cool features. Touch focuses on providing the best mobile browsing experience by giving users...
Nowadays, businesses communicate information electronically. The transactions are realized via electronic data exchange – in other words, EDI. This software makes it possible to transfer business documents in a timely manner. EDI is the primary way of sending information between companies and between business partners. The question now is...
Communication app; Truecaller has on Thursday announced the app has now 100 million daily active users globally. Leapfrogging from 100 million monthly users, according to IANS. Alan Mamedi, CEO and Co-Founder of Truecaller wrote in a press statement, saying; "There are only a handful of mobile-only services that impact as many...
Financial services application; Ecobank app has processed 9 million transactions worth over USD$1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago across 33 African countries. The application earlier this month hit a milestone of 4 million users after the bank had revamped its app recording 3 million new users in...
Amid the ongoing Facebook data leak row, a new study has said that over 3000 apps on Google Play have been improperly collecting data on children. The Independent reported that more than 3,300 apps on Google Play have been improperly collecting data on children. Citing the International Computer Science Institute research (ICSI), it said that more...
WhatsApp for Android has introduced a new feature that lets users download deleted media files such as images, videos, GIFs, voice messages, and documents, from its servers again, as per a WABetaInfo report. The report said that the feature was introduced in WhatsApp's recent updates between version 2.18.106 and 2.18.110. According to...
Today, a Russian court has ordered fo that access to the Telegram messenger service should be blocked in Russia. The order comes at a time when  Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram, had repeatedly empahasied that his company would not hand over encryption keys to Russian authorities as it does...
Facebook's photo and video sharing platform; Instagram will soon allow its users to download a copy of all the content they have uploaded on the platform, a spokesman said on Wednesday, Thomson Reuters reports. The disclosure comes amid global concerns about the privacy of users' information on social media platforms and the...