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Uber Will Offer Cheaper Rides To People Who Can Wait

06/19/2018, Uber is testing a new feature that will offer cheaper rides to users who are willing to wait. It often happens that we absolutely have to catch an Uber at a particular time and pay for it even when surge pricing is in effect which can lead to...

Dedicated Google Podcasts App Launched For Android

06/19/2018, Google has never offered a dedicated podcasts app for Android before but it’s finally making amends. Its rival Apple already has a separate Podcasts app for its mobile devices and Google is now following suit with a dedicated Podcasts app for...

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

06/18/2018, Last year Google announced that Uber would be integrated within Google Maps. This meant that while searching for location of places, users would also be able to hail an Uber within Google Maps itself. This meant less steps for users which could also help...


Gmail App Lets Users Limit Notifications To High Priority Emails

06/17/2018, Not all emails are equal, where there are some that you’ll probably want to reply to ASAP, and others that you can probably take your time with (although you should still reply somewhat promptly). The good news is that Google has announced that they...

Venmo Will No Longer Support Payments Made Through Its Website

06/15/2018, Just like how with PayPal, users can opt to make payments through the website or through the mobile app. There is no right or wrong way, just personal preferences. However it seems that with Venmo, the company has decided that they will only support...

WhatsApp Will Stop Supporting iOS 7 In 2020

06/15/2018, Considering that iOS 12 will be released later this year, this means that iOS 7 was about five years ago. While it’s safe bet that the majority of iOS users are probably already on the latest version of iOS, WhatsApp has since updated its support where...

Valve Could Be Looking For Ways Get Steam Link For iOS Approved

06/15/2018, When Valve announced the Steam Link app, it sounded quite promising. After all who wouldn’t want to be able to play PC games on their mobile phones, right? Unfortunately the launch on iOS did not go the way Valve had hoped and Apple rejected the app,...

Snapchat’s Camera And Bitmoji Will Be Available In Other Apps

06/14/2018, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, today announced the launch of its Snap Kit. It’s a developer kit which will enable app developers to bring features from Snapchat into their own apps. The features that will soon be available in other apps include...

WhatsApp Android Gingerbread Support Confirmed Until 2020

06/14/2018, Many of you may have forgot about Android Gingerbread by now given that it came out many years ago and Android itself has significantly changed over that period. Nevertheless, given the fragmented nature of Android, there are still devices out there that...

Partial Refunds Could Be Coming To Google Play

06/13/2018, Google Play has long supported users getting refunds for items that they’ve paid for, such as apps. However when it comes to getting refunds for in-app purchases or subscriptions, that proves to be slightly tricky, although it appears that Google could...

Toyota Invests $1 Billion In Ride-Hailing Service Grab

06/13/2018, If you have ever been to Southeast Asia over the past couple of years then you would have heard about Grab. It’s the leading ride-hailing service in the region, one that gave Uber a tough time and eventually caused it to exit the market. Grab has...

Apple Now Banning Apps That Sell Your Contacts’ Information

06/12/2018, There are apps that sometimes request your permission to grant them access to your contacts. For example if you download a VoIP app or a messenger app or a social networking app, it sometimes asks for access to your contacts to help you find friends,...

Uber Lite Offers A Lightweight App Option To Emerging Markets

06/12/2018, Uber has already exited major Asian markets. The company no longer operates in Southeast Asia and China so India is one major market where it still has a presence. In a bid to reach as many people in India as possible, where a vast majority of people use...

Snapchat Clear Chats Feature Lets You Delete Messages

06/11/2018, Snapchat users will soon get access to a new feature that the company has announced today. The feature is called Clear Chats and as the name suggests, it will let them get rid of their messages even if they have been viewed or saved by the recipient. This...