Apps & Software

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

Devices maker Apple has released its first Android app ever named "Move to iOS." The app helps you migrate your essential data to your iOS device over Wi-Fi. How it works is that it creates a private Wi-Fi network to transfer your contacts, calendars, email accounts, messages and camera roll. All you...
Social media giant Facebook wants to be the choice distrobution channel for journalists, and is giving reporters the ability to stream live on Facebook itself. Verified journalists, experts, and other “influencers” can use its Mentions app, which was formerly available only to select celebrities. The app will allow journalists to post live to...
Adblock Plus has released it ad-blocking browser for Android and iOS. A beta version of the Adblock Browser launched in May with the promise to patch security holes, block intrusive ads, and save battery life. The company also tested an iOS version via a closed, invite-only beta. Full versions for both...
Photo sharing app Instagram has opened its platform to most advertisers across the globe today, a move aimed at making money and competing with popular rivals such as Snapchat. Previously Ads have been available only in eight countries, but are now debuting in more than 20 others including Italy, Spain and India,...
One of the main problem faced by a number of people who manage multiple account is the hassle involved in managing two Instagram accounts simultaneously. The app does not allow multi-sessions, meaning you have to logout and then login again with your details every time you want to switch accounts. However, there...
Facebook has revealed a new project its been working on with an education app for teachers that helps track students' progress and makes it easier to create custom learning plans. The software is a result of partnering with Summit Public Schools, a nonprofit organization with some of the best...
According to a post by Jan Kourn, the CEO of WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned app which is used by people around the world to send texts without paying carrier fees now has more than 900 million monthly active users. The milestone represents an increase of 100 million users since announcing the...
Good news! You can now post landscape and vertical photos and videos on Instagram. The restriction has been removed, thanks to an app update released on Thursday. This means you don’t have to crop out part of the image every time you want to post one. Christine Choi, a product designer for Instagram...
Social networking site Facebook has rolled out an update for its Moments app. The app enables groups of friends to connect with one another and easily share photos and the main feature of the app is to make it easy for more than one person to effectively synchronize captured shots,...
Are you an Android user, WhatsApp has finally rolled out v2.12.250. The update which has come after a month of beta testing brings a number of new features. These new features give you more control over your messaging options with the new update, and also gives you more emojis and decreases...