Apps & Software

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

Facebook may have plans to bring its marquee service and WhatsApp closer together. The company appears to be testing a new feature with select users which lets them quickly switch between Facebook and WhatsApp apps through a shortcut button. The company is testing a new WhatsApp shortcut button on Facebook feed, as seen...
Google has added a small yet nifty feature in its Gmail service that is likely to increase the productivity of users. The search giant's email service will now be able to recognize texts as contacts, addresses and more. These will then be converted into links. "Starting today, Gmail and Inbox by...
WhatsApp's Storage Usage screen is a handy tool to see which individual/group chat is hoarding the most storage space, and to delete the content of that chat in order to make room during storage constraints. Earlier, the Storage Usage screen only let you see the WhatsApp groups/chat that used up...
Twitter has fixed a "bug" on its platform that allowed advertisers to target "Jew haters" and others with racial epithets and terms like "Nazi", the microblogging site announced. According to a report by The Daily Beast on Friday, Twitter ads returned 26.3 million users who may respond to the term "wetback",...
Facebook Inc. said on Thursday it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers to target based on people’s self-reported education and job information after a report that those features allowed targeting based on anti-Semitic topics. ProPublica, a non-profit news organization based in New York, reported hours earlier that Facebook’s self-service...
There's no question as to why Facebook is always the lead. The social platform is the widest used social media platform in the world even in the smallest country you might know of. According to statistics by DreamGrow, Facebook has over 2.010 billion monthly active users globally, followed by...
The eighth version of Google's Android operating system was unveiled earlier this year and has been said to spot a number of awesome/amazing features that are getting Android holders all worked out. The OS is said to feature, smart app notification dot, new Emojis, instant apps, smart auto fill,...
WhatsApp recall feature has been in the loop for quite some time. According to a fresh leak, the Facebook-owned chat app has finally started testing the 'delete for everyone' feature in its Android and iOS apps, and it essentially lets you delete a sent message before the receiver has...
Earlier this year, the Ugandan Police announced it was seeking 7 billion UGX (roughly USD$ 2 million) in the 2017/2018 financial year to develop a mobile phone app that will track down motorists who commit traffic offences and defaulters on paying fines under the express penalty scheme. For one...
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is now offering its customers around the world booking confirmation, check-in notification, boarding pass, flight status updates, and asking questions in 10 different languages on WhatsApp via now their official WhatsApp Business application -  becoming one of the first companies and the very first airline...