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YouTube Gets In-App Messaging Feature

08/07/2017, Your YouTube viewing experience is about to get more social. The Google-owned company has sent out an update for its mobile app today that adds a mobile-only messaging feature. This in-app feature enables users to share a video with friends and even chat...

Spotify App For Xbox One Revealed

08/07/2017, Spotify subscribers will soon be able to listen to their favorite tunes through their Xbox console. The music streaming service is developing a new app for the Xbox One. Microsoft has confirmed that Spotify is working on the app and has provided a brief...

Speed Controls Could Be Arriving For YouTube’s Mobile App

08/07/2017, If you watch YouTube a lot on your computer, there’s probably a good chance that you’re familiar with the various controls and features of YouTube, such as the ability to change the speed of a video. For example users can slow a video down or speed it...

Google’s ‘Stamp’ Rumored To Be A Snapchat Discover Clone

08/07/2017, Companies love to copy each other, and why not? After all if it is a good idea, it makes sense that someone else would want to capitalize on that. For example while Apple did not invent tablets, they certainly helped popularize it, along with features...

Google Assistant Could Soon Be Available From The Web

08/06/2017, As it stands Google Assistant is only available on devices like the Pixel handsets and Google Home, although there are reports to suggest that it could be finding its way onto Chromebooks as well. However it seems that might not be all the platforms that...

Apps With Poor Performance Will Now Be Downranked In Google Play

08/03/2017, It’s no secret that you’ll find a lot of sub standard apps in the Google Play Store. Things have come a long way since the early days and while Google has taken concrete steps to ensure that malicious and spammy apps stay off its app store,...

Google Chrome Kills Vibrating Ads

08/02/2017, With the latest build of Chrome, Google has taken care of a particularly annoying type of ad that no doubt irks mobile users if they ever come across it. Vibrating ads are the type of ads that hijack a user’s smartphone and make it vibrate while...

VSCO Camera App Can Now Edit Videos Too (For A Price)

08/02/2017, If you’re someone who regularly edits videos on their mobile devices, there’s a good chance that VSCO is part of your post-processing workflow. The app is pretty popular amongst smartphone owners for featuring a ton of filters as well as editing tools...

Passengers Can Now Request A Lyft Ride Within Amtrak’s App

08/01/2017, Lyft has been on a partnership spree recently. They have teamed up with not only Taco Bell, but recently they also announced a partnership with Disney, and it looks like they’re not quite done just yet. Lyft has recently announced that they will be...

Native Ad Blocker For Chrome On Android Spotted In Developer Build

07/31/2017, For a company who makes a lot of money by selling ad spaces to companies looking to advertise their products, you imagine our surprise when we learnt earlier this year that Google could be baking in an ad blocker into its Chrome browser. We weren’t...

Apple Issues Statement On Removal Of VPN Apps In China

07/31/2017, China’s censorship of the internet on their end of things is pretty well-known, which is why it doesn’t really surprise us that the local government isn’t a fan of technology that allows its residents to skirt around the censorship measures that...

Gboard For iPhone Gets YouTube And Maps Support

07/31/2017, Google is adding a couple of new features to its custom keyboard app for the iPhone. Gboard for iPhone has received support for Google Maps and YouTube. This means that users will have access to both services with just one tap of the G button on the...

Microsoft Word Flow Keyboard For iOS Discontinued

07/31/2017, Microsoft launched a custom keyboard for iOS devices earlier this year called Word Flow. The keyboard received good reviews when it was launched. It felt like Microsoft wanted to recreate the Windows phone typing experience on iOS devices with Word Flow....

Facebook’s COO Says Removing Encryption Would Help Terrorists

07/31/2017, Encryption can be seen as something of a double edged sword, where it keeps the bad guys out from snooping through out stuff, but at the same time it also keeps the good guys out from potentially uncovering key details and evidence in crimes and terrorist...