Apps & Software

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

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...
Microsoft's Windows 95 which sold 7 million copies during its first five weeks is now 20 years old. Microsoft Windows 95 was first launched on August 24, 1995. The launch included a $250 million publicity campaign and the help of Jay Leno, The Rolling Stone's "Start Me Up" and a cyber-sitcom starring...
On August 17th 2005, Google acquired Android inc, which was initially designed to be an advanced operating system for Digital cameras, However, they shifted focus when they realised that the market was not big enough for them. The infographic below created by Android Headlines gives you a summarised history of Android OS.
The new update for Skype is bringing along one of the requested features. You can use personalized ringtones and the ability to forward photos from your chats to other Skype users. Users can now set custom ringtones for their contacts by going to a conversation and tapping "Ringtone options" on the lower right of...
Software giant Microsoft is reportedly testing an app that will sort out the best news stories from the web and use text-to-speech technology to read out article summaries to the users. Users can save articles for reading later and view the full text of any article the app. The app called NewsCast...
Online hotel booking website, Jovago.com has launched in Kampala, Uganda as more and more travelers as well as potential investors visit the country. Kampala's hotel industry is waking up to online bookings as more and more people connect to the internet using their smartphones and Jovago has stepped in to be...
Social networking site Facebook is reportedly working to create a new app that sends breaking news alerts to the users phone. The stand-alone app is in its early stages and it will ask the users to choose which publications they want to subscribe and want to receive notifications from and specific...
Microsoft has today announced the Skype for Business preview for iOS and Android. Whereas the normal Skype app just shows you recent conversations by default, the app differs by featuring your contacts, recent conversations and upcoming meetings all on your dashboard. You can search for contacts right from the dashboard by first name,...
Google has updated its Hangouts Apps for for Android phones and tablets which has introduced a new design. The update first rolled out for the iPhone and the new design and speed enhancements have now arrived to Android. The key features of the update include: Hangouts is sleeker. Now updated with material design, Hangouts has a new look...