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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

Instagram Offers Support Against Opioid Addiction When Users Search For Drugs

Instagram is bolstering its hands-on assistance to people crossing swords with drug addiction. The popular social media app recently added a 'pop-up' about opioid addiction support if users search for certain hashtags.

Apps/Software September 13, 2018

New Facebook AI To Help Crackdown On Offensive Memes

Facebook has developed an artificial intelligence system to identify offensive memes. Dubbed as Rosetta, the system has the ability to extract text from more than a billion images and video frames on Facebook and Instagram daily.

Apps/Software September 13, 2018

New Instagram Feature In Testing: Tagging Friends In Videos

Instagram confirmed that it’s currently testing a feature that will allow users to tag friends in a video. However, Instagram refused to say if it will be rolled out to a larger segment.

Apps/Software September 12, 2018

Apple Pay, Google Pay Begin Rollout To Most 7-Eleven Stores In US

Apple Pay and Google Pay are heading to most 7-Eleven stores in the United States. This might look like simply adopting new technology, but it is much more than that, as it represents a turnaround for the convenience store chain.

Apps/Software September 11, 2018

New Twitter Features Being Tested: Threaded Replies And Online Status Indicator

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and product head Sara Haider tested the microblogging platform's 'Threaded Replies' and 'Online Status Indicator' features on Friday. Haider mentioned that the said features are set to make Twitter more conversational.

Apps/Software September 3, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Will Soon Block Ad Trackers By Default, To Protect User Privacy And Improve Page Load Speed

Mozilla announced on Thursday that its 'Firefox browser' will soon block web trackers by default to improve performance. Web trackers are chiefly used for targeted advertising and broad user data collection.

Apps/Software September 1, 2018

Facebook Watch Goes Global: Should YouTube And Netflix Worry?

Facebook Watch has now gone global, allowing it to better challenge rivals YouTube and Netflix. Does the social network's video platform have what it takes to dominate the video streaming space?

Apps/Software August 30, 2018

Here's How You Can Apply For Instagram Verified Status

Instagram has rolled out several new security features to protect its users. One of the new things on the photo-sharing platform is the clearer process for applying for verified status to gain the elusive Instagram blue check mark.

Apps/Software August 29, 2018

Wannabe Dancers, Rejoice: AI Will Have You Dancing Like A Pro On Video

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed a deep learning system that will help people look like they are dancing like pros. There are limitations to the artificial intelligence technology, which should be made into an app soon.

Apps/Software August 27, 2018

Instagram Testing Feature For College Students To Connect With Schoolmates

With the hopes of attracting more users, popular photo-messaging application Instagram is reportedly testing a 'college community feature' that would enhance the experience of every student. Instagram said that the test is still in its initial stages.

Apps/Software August 28, 2018

Twitter Cuts Off Support For Devices Running iOS 9 And Older

Twitter is ending support for iOS 9 devices and older, which means they won’t get any further updates moving forward. Twitter claimed development for newer systems are easier if it cuts off older versions from the support list.

Apps/Software August 24, 2018

Pandora Users Can Now Share Music On Snapchat

Ever felt compelled to share your Pandora playlists to Snapchat friends? Now’s your chance. You can send songs, playlists, or full albums — and anyone you send it to who’s not a Pandora user will get 30 minutes of free music.

Apps/Software August 23, 2018

Netflix Wants To Avoid Paying Apple For iOS App Subscription Payments

Netflix is testing a new method for iOS app users to pay for their subscriptions. Instead of in-app purchases, users are being directed to the streaming service's mobile website, bypassing iTunes.

Apps/Software August 22, 2018

Skype Finally Adds End-To-End Encryption For Calls, Messages

End-to-end encryption finally arrives on Skype, as promised this past January. Users can now be more confident that their chats are secure, although there’s a catch.

Apps/Software August 21, 2018

You Can Now ‘Undo’ Sent Emails On Gmail For Android: Here’s How

Google is finally bringing its undo feature to Gmail for Android. For years it’s been a staple of the Gmail for desktop experience, but now mobile users will finally be able to take advantage of it as well.

Apps/Software August 21, 2018

Snapchat Android Redesign Now Available For Users With Root Access

After a nine-month wait, Snapchat can finally access a faster and cleaner version of the app. The app, which will be known as the "Snapchat Alpha," is now available for Android users with root access.

Apps/Software August 20, 2018

Skype Gets ‘SMS Connect’ Feature To Let You Text From PC

Skype gets a new feature called SMS Connect, which lets users send and text SMS using their desktop. It’s not fully functional yet, reports say, and Microsoft isn’t planning an iOS rollout, apparently.

Apps/Software August 20, 2018

Android Messages App Gets Dark Mode In New Update

Android Messages is rolling out a new version that features a helpful dark mode. The said mode transforms the interface background color to black, which will undeniably aid its users who want something less bright.

Apps/Software August 17, 2018

ARM Expects 2019 Deimos And 2020 Hercules Chips To Outperform Intel

With HP and Asus adopting ARM chips on their devices, ARM is confident that the Deimos and Hercules chips will challenge Intel in the next couple of years. Deimos will debut in 2019 while Hercules will hit the market in 2020.

Apps/Software August 17, 2018

Amazon Alexa And Microsoft Cortana Finally Working Together: Watch Out, Apple Siri And Google Assistant

It took a year, but Amazon and Microsoft have finally rolled out a preview of the partnership between their digital assistants. Users will now be able to access Alexa in Windows 10 devices and Cortana in Echo smart speakers.

Apps/Software August 16, 2018

Instagram Accounts Are Being Hacked: Here’s How To Protect Yours

Hundreds of Instagram users had been logged out of their accounts and found out that their e-mail, username, and mobile number were altered. Here are ways to make sure your accounts are secure.

Apps/Software August 15, 2018

Controversial Messenger Kids App Now Lets Users Add Friends

Adding friends on Messenger Kids just got easier. Users can now let parents opt into a new feature that generates a unique phrase that can be sent to other potential friends, and parents of both children must approve the request.

Apps/Software August 14, 2018

Android P Reportedly Disables Fast Charging In Older Pixel XL Phones: Report

If you have a Google Pixel XL, don’t upgrade to Android Pie just yet. Apparently, some users have discovered that their fast charging capabilities have been disabled by the new operating system.

Apps/Software August 14, 2018

Spotify Might Finally Let Free Users Skip All Ads

Australian Spotify users now enjoy a new feature that lets them skip ads. The company is planning to implement the Active Media Feature globally and it expects to benefit its advertisers more.

Apps/Software August 11, 2018

Google Launches ‘Cameos’ App, Where Celebrities Will Answer Your Burning Questions Directly

Google is giving celebrities, sports personalities, and other public figures a chance to ensure that fans are getting correct information about them through a Q&A app called Cameo. The app will enable them to answer questions in the form of videos.

Apps/Software August 11, 2018

Amazon Alexa Can Now ‘Get Back To You’ If It Doesn’t Know The Answer To Your Question

Amazon Alexa is a smart and robust digital assistant, but it doesn’t have the answer to everything. Thanks to the new Answer Update feature, it’ll take those unanswerable questions and bring them back out once it’s found enough information.

Apps/Software August 8, 2018

Android 9 Pie Now Available On Google Pixel Phones: How To Download And Install

Android P is now finally available on all Pixel phones, plus the Essential Phone. Some features are missing, though, and won’t arrive until another update arrives this fall.

Apps/Software August 7, 2018

Facebook Prepares Rollout Of Dating Feature On Main App: Here’s What It Looks Like

New details about dating features on Facebook have now been revealed. Dating will apparently be baked into the main Facebook app, and it’ll prioritize meaningful relationships rather than hookups.

Apps/Software August 5, 2018

Android P Reportedly Launching Aug. 20, But Here’s How To Install It Now

Evan Blass just teased that Android P is officially launching on Aug. 20, but if you have a compatible phone, you can install it now.

Apps/Software August 3, 2018

Google Maps Gets New Creepy Feature That Shares Your Phone Battery Status

Google Maps now shares your battery percentage data to other users. Keep in that mind before telling friends you didn’t respond because you were running out of battery, they’ll know if you’re lying.

Apps/Software August 3, 2018

Snapchat Lenses Get A Little More Interactive: You Can Talk To Them Now

New lenses have arrived on Snapchat, and they’re a little different than the current ones available. Unlike others, they’re capable of recognizing speech, and they display different animations upon hearing certain triggers.

Apps/Software August 2, 2018

Facebook And Instagram Will Now Show How Much Time You've Wasted On Them

Facebook and Instagram started rolling out new tools that will show users how much time they have spent on the apps. The tools, which will include ways to limit usage, will look to address the growing problem of smartphone addiction.

Apps/Software August 2, 2018

Google Clock App Gets Spotify Integration: Wake Up To Your Favorite Songs

The Google Clock app now lets users set their favorite songs from Spotify as their alarm. Google says YouTube Music integration is coming later as well.

Apps/Software August 1, 2018

New Facebook Feature Will Let Users Compete In Singing Contests

Researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered code in the Facebook app that refers to an upcoming feature named Talent Show. The feature will allow users to sing to certain songs, and then send in their videos to compete with others.

Apps/Software August 1, 2018

WhatsApp Finally Gets Group Video And Voice Calling

Group video and voice calls are now possible in WhatsApp. The company says the feature is rolling out now, and like every interaction in the app, it’s going to have end-to-end encryption.

Apps/Software July 31, 2018

Mozilla Firefox Rebranding In The Works With Lots Of New Logos: Which Ones Do You Like?

Mozilla Firefox is rebranding to include in its identity not just the web browser, but also the variety of internet products that it offers. Mozilla revealed two design systems of 12 icons each to show what it is talking about.

Apps/Software July 31, 2018

YouTube Dark Mode Now Available On Android: Here’s How To Turn It On

YouTube’s dark mode is now finally available for Android users after first coming to the iOS version of the app. It’s not really that ‘dark,’ though.

Apps/Software July 30, 2018

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