Apps & Software

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

U.S based telecommunication firm; Verizon Communications Inc. has decided to finally bring the pioneer web messaging platform; Yahoo Messenger (YM) to rest on July 17th, ending its 20 year of service. It's reported that the company is developing another messaging app, Squirrel that will probably be a replacement of YM. "There currently isn’t...
While Ugandans are storming social media most especially micro-blogging website; Twitter about the newly introduced social media tax of UGX200, they should know that one of the reason this was proposed by the H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri K. Museveni was to reduce gossip. He stated that gossip on...
Technology law company; Cyber Law Initiative (U) Ltd, alongside its four directors; Daniel Opio Bill, Moses Baguma, Emmanuel Okiror, and Silver Kayondo have on Monday filed a petition over the social media tax that imposes a daily tax payment of UGX200 in order to use any of the social...
WhatsApp is getting a new feature that allows group admins to control the ability of participants to send messages in the group. Available under the Group Settings menu is a new option called Send Messages that can be toggled for admins or all participants. The feature is available in Android beta version and stable...
Football is the most viewed sport in the world with an estimate of about 3.5 billion fans with its popularity being Europe, Africa, Asia, and America. The FIFA World Cup held every four years has a huge TV audience. In 2006 according to reports by topendsports, over 30 billion people watched...
Twitter said on Wednesday it is changing its service to give more space to major events such as the World Cup, earthquakes, royal weddings, and elections in a bid to make it easier for people to find interesting tweets. Twitter has tried to stand out with users and advertisers by emphasizing...
Seems Jumia, and Simba Food have their times numbered as they are set to face some serious competition while a new service in the same line of work; Zawadi Eats is set to launch in Kampala soon. As you know convenience these days is a major priority. eCommerce is becoming...
Early of March this year, we reported that Facebook-owned social messaging platform; WhatsApp was yet to bring a feature that will show a forwarded message with the "Forwarded" label showed up on top of that particular message in chats. The company has been silent on the feature, and after months of...
A US judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views. Trump has made his Twitter account an integral and controversial part of his presidency, using it to promote his agenda, announce policy...
In February this year, we reported how Facebook-owned social messaging platform; WhatsApp - was working a group calling feature that supports up to 5 people in beta versions of Android, looks like the feature might roll out soon as it's reportedly said to been seen in selected users. This follows...