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Inbox By Gmail Finally Updated With iPhone X Support

07/05/2018, The iPhone X was launched last year and with the launch of the phone, it introduced a new screen size and design, thanks to the notch. This means that developers who want to take full advantage of the iPhone X’s display would have to update their apps...

Latest Skype Update Adds Read Receipts

07/05/2018, Read receipts are a feature that can be commonly found in messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, KakaoTalk, Telegram, LINE, Facebook Messenger, and so on. However for some reason Microsoft has never added the feature to Skype, at least until now in...

Facebook To Shut Down Three Of Its Mobile Applications

07/02/2018, From time to time Facebook releases new apps that are designed to make our lives easier and more convenient, although sometimes these apps don’t necessarily achieve the same level of success as Facebook would have liked. The company has in the past...


Instagram Testing A Fixed Stories Bar

07/01/2018, Instagram has seen a lot of success with the Stories feature that it pinched from Snapchat with more people actually using the feature on Instagram than they do on the ephemeral messaging app. Stories are front and center in the Instagram app as...

Spotify Joins The Lite App Bandwagon

07/01/2018, Many online services are catering to users with less powerful devices with slimmed-down versions of their apps. Facebook’s Lite and Messenger Lite apps already have hundreds of millions of users across the globe. Uber launched a Lite app not too...

Warner Bros. Responds To Bethesda’s ‘Westworld’ Lawsuit

06/29/2018, Earlier this year Warner Bros. announced that a mobile game based on Westworld was being developed, and not too long ago it was finally released. Unfortunately as you might have heard, Bethesda did not take too kindly to the game’s launch where they...

Gboard Testing Smart Replies For Various Messaging Apps

06/29/2018, One of the nifty features that we’re seeing Google roll out to its services is smart replies, where based on the context, Google can offer up smart replies that you can fire off at a tap of a button. This feature has been introduced to Google products...

Tinder’s User Photos Are Now Encrypted

06/29/2018, Earlier this year a security researcher discovered a flaw in Tinder in which user photos and swipe data was exposed, and could also potentially be intercepted if they are connected on the same network as the person using the app. The good news for Tinder...

Apple Is Rebuilding Maps Using Its Own Data

06/29/2018, Apple Maps was touted as having the potential to overthrow Google Maps ahead of its launch, but fast forward to a few years later, it is clear that Google Maps is still very much the de facto map that many turn to. Apple has clearly made some improvements...

A Lite Version Of Instagram Has Been Released

06/28/2018, Many major online services have launched lightweight versions of their apps to offer a better experience to users in the developing world where the vast majority of people have low-end devices and network connectivity can be iffy. Facebook-owned Instagram...

YouTube Picture-In-Picture Mode Now Available for All Users

06/27/2018, Android Oreo brought picture-in-picture mode to the OS and while it enabled users to have uninterrupted video playing even when they switched apps, this feature wasn’t supported by YouTube, even though it made perfect sense for YouTube to support...

Snapchat May Get A Gaming Hub

06/27/2018, Snapchat may get its own gaming hub, according to a new report, as the service looks to introduce new features to retain user growth. The report claims that Snapchat’s gaming platform is going to be launched later this year and that the company has...

Pokemon Quest Now Available On iOS And Android

06/27/2018, This year is shaping up to be a great year for fans of the Pokemon franchise. This is because not only is Pokemon GO getting the much awaited trading feature, but there will be two new Pokemon titles coming to the Nintendo Switch later this year, while...