Apps & Software

Apps & Software

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

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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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Google Play Store Gets a ‘Free App of the Week’ Section – still available...

On it's newest updates rolled out last weekend, Google has added a Free Apps Section in its Play Store app marketplace that serves up a paid Android app for free every...
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Twitter Said to be Working on a Premium Version of TweetDeck

Last week on Thursday according to reports by Reuters, Micro blogging firm; Twitter Inc. is reportedly said to be considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface...
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WhatsApp Text-Based Feature Now Available to iOS Users

Facebook-owned social messaging platform, WhatsApp Inc. earlier last week brought back the text status features for Android users after a tiresome outrage over the removal of the feature. As promised to...
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Facebook Rolls Out ‘Reactions and Mentions’ Features to its Messenger App

On Thursday, Menlo Park-based social networking firm, Facebook Inc. introduced two new features for its Messenger app, 'Message Reactions and Mentions' to improve group conversations and to make them more fun and...

E-Skin is here! Shift From Wearables to Skin-Worn Devices

Have you heard of E-Skin? As a wearable, ultra-thin, flexible device, electronic skin (e-skin) involves the convergence of several technologies such as microelectronics, sensors, materials and ICT. E-skin is rapidly establishing its...
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Mara Plans on Integrating the Nimbuzz Platform With its Existing Mara Platforms After Acquisition

African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets; Mara Social Media, has announced this week that it has acquired 9-year-old global...
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Facebook Live Video Streaming Finally Comes to Desktops and Laptops

Facebook Live was first launched and made available to mobile devices (and Pages), but it has now expanded its services for all users to be able to stream directly from desktops/laptop, as...

New Networking App for Women Entrepreneurs Launched in Rwanda

A new networking App, “SheTrades” has been launched in Rwanda to empower women entrepreneurs in the small East African country. SheTrades which is an initiative of the International Trade Center provides women...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...