Apps & Software

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

The birth of social media platforms, such as; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat, among other—have birthed 'Influencers'. Influencing today has become a full-time paid job and influencers are earning pretty well. According to Joe Gagliese, Co-Founder of Viral Nation, an influencer agency—in interview with Vox, said influencers with smaller followings (nanoinfluencers) can make between...
WhatsApp is the biggest messaging social media platform in the world. Estimated to have more than 1.5 billion monthly active users. Of recent, a report by App Annie—the messaging surpassed Facebook app to becomes the most popular app owned by Facebook. App Annie’s annual ‘State of Mobile’ report, stated that in Sep....
According to research firm App Annie, WhatsApp has surpassed Facebook’s own marquee app to become the most popular by the Menlo Park-based social networking firm. App Annie's annual 'State of Mobile' report, stated that in Sep. 2018, WhatsApp for the first time had more monthly active users worldwide than the Facebook app. To be...
Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp has in a new update for Android introduced a dedicated call button in group chats. The update was made first made available for iOS users in Dec. 2018. Located in the top right corner next to the menu icon—from the slide out contact card of all members...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. has revealed it will end its support for Windows 7 in Jan. 14th, 2020. Meaning the software company won't release any more updates and security fixes after the due date. It's worthy knowing that Microsoft closed the official forum support for Windows 7 in June 2018,...
Twitter Inc. is reportedly said to introduce a new beta app to give its tweeps the chance to test its upcoming features. The micro-blogging website, claims it wants to gather as much user feedback as possible from its users. In an interview with Engadget at the recent ended Consumer Electronics Show one of the...
Facebook-owned photo and video sharing platform, Instagram, last week introduced a new update to its iOS app—that allows its users to a single/the same posts to different accounts you control at the same time by toggling them on within the composer screen. Instagram Spokesperson told Tech Crunch, the feature is to...
Search engine giant, Google has announced the launch of Activity Cards, a new feature of its search platform designed to help you resume your previous searches. The new feature requires users to sign in to their Google account and they will then see an activity card at the top of their...
Facebook-owned messaging platform, WhatsApp is reported to be working on new updates for its apps, says WABetaInfo—a web platform that tracks all WhatsApp new features. The new features include; the ability to send up to 30 audio files at once, and a fingerprint authentication feature for chats. While there wasn't a time...
Instagram has a feature dubbed 'Nametags' that allows users to find ones profile by simple scanning it. The feature is similar to Snapchat's QR 'Snapcode' and was rolled out globally in October. However, while Snapcodes can be used to discover new friends, unlock Filters and Lenses, find new content, among...