Apps & Software

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

If you thought flash games were limited to computers only, think again. The well-known online games are now compatible with Android phones and you can continue with your gameplay in the school bus, or on your way to work. Even so, not all browsers support flash games and flash players....
Last night, Google unveiled a beta version of Android P, the next release of Android, fronting AI at the core of the operating system and focusing on intelligent and simple experiences. From the announcement, Android P beta will offer developers a range of ways to take advantage of these new smarts, especially...
Facebook-owned popular instant messenger WhatsApp after mutliple rumors finally rolloed out its standalone business app; WhatsApp Business app early this year in January. However, at the time of the launch, the app was only available to Android users and there was no news of its iOS version. But, now it seems that the...
Facebook's messaging app; WhatsApp has released an update for iOS users bringing the ability to watch Instagram and Facebook videos right within their WhatsApp chats. Earlier, when users clicked on an Instagram or Facebook video link, it would open in their respective apps installed on smartphones. However, the update isn't...
Twitter urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as "hashing". The social network disclosed the issue in a blog post and series of Tweets on Thursday...
Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. is reportedly said to be joining the dating game. Thomson Reuters reports Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday, planning a dating service to match make millions of people on the world's largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there. The announcement...
Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to enable text conversations between people using different languages. Messenger has become a tool for businesses to connect with customers, and the ability to converse with customers in a variety of languages could help bump...
After the Facebook data scandal, it has now come to notice that Twitter had also sold data access to a Cambridge Analytica researcher who gathered the data of nearly 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge, The Sunday Telegraph reported. According to the report, Twitter sold public data access in 2015 to Aleksandr Kogan, then a psychology...
Early this year in February, we reported Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. was working on a 'Downvote' button a disguise to a dislike button which Facebook CEO and Co-Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, on multiple occasions confirmed that the firm wasn't ever bringing a ‘dislike’ button. One of the reasons...
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...