Apps & Software

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

UN based award WSA-mobile wraps up successful edition of world's top mobile content event in Abu Dhabi. The 8 top mobile apps honored at Grand Gala concluding a 2 days Congress of mobile innovation. Be it flexible business solution MOBIZY from Portugal, citizen orientated service Dubai Police app from the...
Avast has discovered a new form of malware on a number of popular apps throughout the Google Play Store, meaning that millions could be infected. The Anti-virus company discovered the exploit after a user posted a tip to its forums. The malware in question sits on a number of apps in the...
Microsoft has quitely released Picturesque Lock Screen, a free Android app that adds useful functions, handy shortcuts and beautiful images to your lock screen. Picturesque Lock Screen features multiple screens that you scroll through and adds a Bing search bar, a customizable news feed, weather reports, device notifications, shortcuts to frequently used apps and settings toggles.
The free voice calling feature on WhatsApp has finally been rolled out to a few users India which appears to be available on invite-only basis, as of now. The invite-only basis basically means that users will get a call through WhatsApp from someone who already has the feature updated. The feature is also restricted to Android only and you will need the updated 2.11.508 version to access the app.
You can now use WhatsApp on your desktop as long as you’re an Android, Windows Phone or BlackBerry user. The Web client is the same as the WhatsApp app on your phone and so in order to use it, you’ll need to have an active connection on your phone, not just your computer.
Computer monitoring software can be heaven sent. Parents can use it to keep a more vigilant check on their kids, and employers can use it for data collection, performance reviews, productivity reports, etc. But all good things come with their own set of glitches and monitoring software is no different. The...
New data from the Pew Research Internet Project released on Friday has revealed that Instagram was the fastest growing major social network among adults last year.
A West African multimedia campaign #ISurvivedEbola, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share public health advice, and update the world on the challenges they still face during their post-recovery lives.
Every New Year, most people make resolutions which they seem to forget midway through the year. With the help of technology, you can be able to set goals and be able to remember them. These goal-setting apps might just give you a fighting chance – starting in January or whenever you have...
Samsung’s free messaging app ChatOn which has over 100 million users since its launch in 20111 has failed to catch on around the globe. As a result, the company is shutting down the service on February 1, 2015, worldwide but not in the US. The move is a reaction to...