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Facebook Releases Open Sourced Image Compression Tool Called Spectrum

Spectrum 1.0.0 was officially launched on Github as Facebook opens it to the developers for Android and iOS on Thursday, The new feature is available to download from the GitHub page.

Apps/Software January 18, 2019

Fake Android GPS Apps Plaguing Play Store Just Put Ads Over Google Maps

There's a rise of fake Android GPS apps in the Play Store. With over 50 million downloads, these apps simply play an ad and run Google Maps.

Apps/Software January 18, 2019

Some Android Users’ Supposedly Private Tweets Went Public Due To A Twitter Bug

Twitter for Android users who have set their accounts to private might need to backtrack on their tweets. A bug that makes private tweets public was just uncovered — after four long years.

Apps/Software January 18, 2019

Twitter's Reverse-Chronological Feed Is Now On Android

Twitter is now rolling out the much-awaited reverse-chronological feed to Android users. This feature enables users to switch to real-time tweets instead of seeing algorithm-based timeline.

Apps/Software January 16, 2019

Verizon's Beyond Unlimited, Above Unlimited Plans Get Beefier With Free Apple Music Perk

Verizon is now including a free Apple Music subscription, which costs $9.99 a month, in its Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited data plans. Go Unlimited will continue to offer a six-month trial to the music streaming service, though.

Apps/Software January 15, 2019

YouTube Is Now More Like Instagram Stories: Introducing Swipe Gestures

iOS users will soon be able to flip through YouTube videos just by swiping. The Instagram Stories-like feature is crucial to have on YouTube’s mobile app, where 70 percent of viewership occurs.

Apps/Software January 15, 2019

VLC Hits 3 Billion Downloads, Will Soon Add AirPlay Support For Android

VideoLAN’s ultra-robust, ultra-useful video player has been downloaded a total of 3 billion times. To celebrate this milestone, the team announced imminent support for AirPlay and better VR integration.

Apps/Software January 11, 2019

Twitter To Test Status Updates, ‘Ice Breaker’ Tweets With Thousands Of Users

Twitter needs to spark healthy conversations. Which is why it’s letting thousands of users test new features such as status updates and ice breaker tweets, which will do just that.

Apps/Software January 9, 2019

Instagram Now Allows Simultaneous Posting On Multiple Accounts

Instagram has rolled out a feature that lets users post to multiple accounts at once, making it easier for businesses and influencers to share contents. As of now, it is only available for iOS users.

Apps/Software January 9, 2019

Oculus Rift Update To Bring Live VR Streaming To Facebook

The new Oculus Rift update will bring more people into their virtual world where anyone can ask to join one's VR social space. Oculus Home is a fun social hub to enjoy with friends and also to make a few new online friends.

Apps/Software January 9, 2019

Samsung Bixby Is About To Get A Lot Of Google Integrations

Bixby will work with a lot of new tech partners down the line, including Google. Expect integrations for Google’s main apps soon, including YouTube, Gmail, and many others.

Apps/Software January 8, 2019

An Easier Way To Find Out Where You Can Stream Any Movie

Just Watch helps you find out whether a film or TV show is available to stream somewhere and lets you compare prices. No need to manually look for them on all platforms you’re subscribed to.

Apps/Software December 31, 2018

The Best Apps To Install On Your New Mac

So you got a new iMac, MacBook, or Mac Mini this holiday. Check out this guide to find out which apps you should install immediately.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

Instagram's Accidental Tinder-like Horizontal Feed Earns Criticisms

Instagram for a short time changed the way users see new posts from scrolling downward to swiping sideways. Many were unwelcoming of the change and took to social media to ask officials to bring back the old design.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

Fake Amazon Alexa Setup App Climbs Its Way To Apple's App Store Charts

The Setup for Amazon Alexa app asked for users' IP address and device serial number. The fake Alexa setup app is from One World Software, which also has two other shady apps in the App Store.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

Snapchat Has New Lenses — For Your Dog

Snapchat is trying to appeal to the pet market again. A month after releasing cat-friendly lenses, the app just uploaded a bunch of new lenses that work on dogs as well.

Apps/Software December 27, 2018

After Facebook, It’s Now WeChat That’s Copying Snapchat

There’s now a new feature on WeChat called Time Capsule, which lets users share short videos that disappear after 24 hours. Does that sound familiar?

Apps/Software December 26, 2018

Snapchat Hopes To Outperform TikTok With New Lens Challenges

Lens Challenges are a set of new filters on Snapchat centered around a particular song, dance, event, holiday, and more. These Lenses are highly similar to TikTok, which wasn’t exactly an accident.

Apps/Software December 20, 2018

Twitter For iPhone Now Allows You To See Most Recent Tweets First: How To Switch To Reverse-Chronological Feed

Twitter has rolled out an update for iPhone users that lets them enable a reverse-chronological feed. This meant that fresh tweets will appear at the top regardless of their popularity across the platform.

Apps/Software December 19, 2018

Facebook Messenger Now Supports Boomerang, Selfie Mode, And AR Stickers

Boomerang finally arrives on Messenger. That and Selfie Mode, which adds a bokeh mode to photos, plus new AR stickers to spice up the holidays.

Apps/Software December 18, 2018

'Netflix For Comics' InkyPen Will Launch On Nintendo Switch Dec. 17

InkyPen will finally launch on Nintendo Switch on Dec. 17 wherein subscribers can access thousands of comics for a fee much like Netflix. The Norway-based company said it was eyeing to expansion in other platforms.

Apps/Software December 16, 2018

Cydia Store For Jailbroken iPhones Is Shutting Down

Jay Freeman announced that Cydia Store is shutting down starting immediately. The main reason for the closure is that the service is not making profits anymore.

Apps/Software December 16, 2018

US Subscribers Can Now Play Apple Music On Amazon Echo Speakers Via Alexa App

Amazon surprisingly announced its plans to integrate Apple Music with its Echo speakers via the Alexa app in late November. The update is supposedly scheduled for release on Dec. 17, but it is now rolling out for the app on iOS and Android.

Apps/Software December 15, 2018

Facebook Bug Exposed Photos Of 6.8 Million Users: How To Find Out If You Were Affected

Facebook recently disclosed that a bug may have affected 6.8 million users, exposing their photos to third-party apps. The social networking site said the bug lived for 12 days in September.

Apps/Software December 15, 2018

Instagram Testing Special Creator Accounts For Influencers And High-Profile Users

Instagram is reportedly testing specialized features for influencers, celebrities, and other high-profile accounts. The tools include quality filters for direct messages, and improved access to follower analytics, among others.

Apps/Software December 12, 2018

You Can Now Send Voice Messages On Instagram

Instagram has now added the ability to send voice messages inside Instagram Direct. Users can record clips up to a minute long and they’ll stay permanent, unlike Stories.

Apps/Software December 11, 2018

Google Lens Finally Arrives On iOS: Here’s What You Can Do With It

Google Lens has been available on iOS since March, but features such as the live viewfinder haven’t been available — until now. The dynamic visual search feature is now integrated into the Google app.

Apps/Software December 11, 2018

These iPhone Apps Share Your Location Data To As Many As 40 Companies

There were a number of iOS apps that tracked users' precise location without them knowing it. These information were sold to third-party companies such as advertisers and businesses.

Apps/Software December 11, 2018

Amazon's Alexa Can Now Call Local Businesses And Check Your Email

Amazon Alexa can now read, reply, or delete emails as per users' instructions. Moreover, the voice assistant is also capable of calling phone numbers apart from just finding the contact numbers.

Apps/Software December 11, 2018

Smart Reply Now Available On Hangouts Chat For G Suite

Google has finally brought over Smart Reply to Hangouts Chat for G Suite. Whether or not the feature will work well in a chat setting remains to be seen, however.

Apps/Software December 8, 2018

Facebook Could Soon Let You Shop While Livestreaming

In Thailand, Facebook is currently testing a new feature that lets merchants demo their products, and for customers to buy them instantly. It’s not clear whether this functionality will ever go beyond the testing phase.

Apps/Software December 7, 2018

Mozilla, Qualcomm Working On ARM Version Of Firefox For Windows Snapdragon PCs

Mozilla and Qualcomm are working on a version of Firefox that will run natively on ARM-based PCs powered by Qualcomm’s new 8cx platform. Mozilla failed to give a release date, though.

Apps/Software December 7, 2018

Google Apparently Shutting Down Messaging App Allo Soon

According to new rumors, Google will soon pull the plug on its messaging app Allo two years after introducing the product to the public. Apparently, the team working on Allo is now focusing on Android Messages instead.

Apps/Software December 6, 2018

Skype Video Calls Get Live Captions And Subtitles Thanks To Artificial Intelligence

Skype is rolling out live captions and subtitling during video calls to help users who are deaf or hard of hearing. Translation support is coming soon as well.

Apps/Software December 4, 2018

Spotify Might Let You Import Your Own Music Collection Soon

Spotify doesn’t have every track on the planet but that might not be a problem in the future. The company is currently testing the ability to add local tracks into the app.

Apps/Software December 3, 2018

How To Share Instagram Stories To A 'Close Friends' List Only

Instagram users can now share their stories with a more close group of people. A response to the rising popularity of Finstagrams, the feature is available now on Android and iOS.

Apps/Software November 30, 2018

Instagram Now Identifies Objects And Describes Them For Visually Impaired Users

Visually impaired users will now have a better Instagram experience. The app now incorporates object recognition technology to automatically describe what’s in a photo, and users can also input their custom descriptions to provide more details.

Apps/Software November 28, 2018

Spotify Finally Arrives On Apple Watch, With Missing Features

Spotify finally comes to Apple Watch. However, expect to be disappointed with its lack of basic features, such as the ability to store tracks for offline playback.

Apps/Software November 14, 2018

Facebook Launches Its Own Version Of TikTok Called Lasso

Facebook just released a new app similar to TikTok. Lasso, available now on iOS and Android, might be Facebook’s latest attempt to win back teenagers.

Apps/Software November 10, 2018

Vine Successor Finally Launching In Spring 2019

The official sequel to Vine, called Byte, is officially coming in spring 2019. Vine co-creator Dom Hofmann just shared the official release date, along with a logo, on Twitter, calling it a ‘looping video app.’

Apps/Software November 9, 2018

Google Chrome Will Soon Block Abusive Ads: Here’s What That Means For You

Chrome 71 will block ads on websites that serve abusive ad experiences. The update is part of Google’s longstanding fight against terrible internet experiences because of ads.

Apps/Software November 6, 2018

Facebook Finally Finds A Way To Show Ads On WhatsApp

Facebook is ready to roll out ads on the WhatsApp messaging service. The company plans to put them in Status, which rolled out just last year.

Apps/Software November 2, 2018

You Can Now Make Spotify Playlists Using Your DNA: Here's How

Spotify teamed up with genealogy company Ancestry to provide users with playlists based on their DNA. The new feature is not free, but it shows that Spotify is trying its hardest to fight back against rival Apple Music.

Apps/Software September 26, 2018

Firefox Monitor Will Let You Know If You Need To Change Passwords

Mozilla launched Firefox Monitor, a free service that was created in partnership with Have I Been Pwned. The tool will allow users to check if their email address and personal information may have been compromised by a data breach.

Apps/Software September 26, 2018

Spotify Song Download Limit Increased To 10,000 Tracks, To Fight Back Against Apple Music

Spotify has increased its song download limit from 3,333 tracks on up to three devices to 10,000 tracks on up to five devices. The move addresses one of the biggest complaints that users have against the music streaming service.

Apps/Software September 14, 2018

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