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Microsoft Rumored To Be Working On A Slack Competitor

09/07/2016, Earlier this year, it was rumored that Microsoft had contemplated acquiring Slack, but apparently Microsoft’s higher ups weren’t entirely convinced of the idea which is why it did not happen. Now it seems that instead of acquiring Slack, Microsoft...

Google Shows Off Chrome’s Improvements In Battery Life

09/06/2016, Just like how Microsoft’s Internet Explorer used to be lambasted for its functionality, so was Google’s Chrome browser in terms of it being slow and battery intensive on laptops. However to Google’s credit, they have made some pretty decent strides...

Apple Music For Android Hits 10 Million Downloads

09/06/2016, Apple typically keeps its services exclusive to its platform, but with Apple Music, they have opened it up to Android users as well. Given the fierce competition from the likes of Spotify, we suppose this made sense, although Android users weren’t...

WoW Legion Companion App Is Now Live

09/06/2016, Earlier today we reported that Blizzard was working on a companion app for World of Warcraft: Legion. We had expected the app to be launched on the 7th of September but we guess it arrived a little earlier than we had thought, and for those who are...

Instagram Photo Map Is No More

09/06/2016, Instagram has been adding some new features like a Stories mode that looks as if it was taken right out of Snapchat and the ability to finally zoom in on photos. Today, it’s taking away a feature that has been present in the apps for a very long...

Blizzard Announces World Of Warcraft: Legion Companion App

09/06/2016, As you might have heard by now, Blizzard’s latest World of Warcraft expansion Legion is now live. One of the changes Blizzard has made is to do away with the Garrisons from Warlords of Draenor, which apparently was one of the biggest complaints of the...

Google Maps Has ‘Catching Pokemon’ Activity Option

09/04/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys know this, but there’s a feature in Google Maps called the Timeline. As its name implies, this is basically a feature that shows you where you’ve been, what time you were there, and so on. If you’re trying to...

Pokemon GO Has Reportedly Made More Than $440 Million

09/02/2016, Back in July when Pokemon GO was first launched, its initial success had many believing that the game had the potential to make $1 billion a year. We know, that is a huge sum of money that many developers probably never get to see, and if you’re...

Latest Pokemon GO Update Introduces The Buddy System

09/02/2016, Several days ago, information that was data mined from Pokemon go revealed that the game had an upcoming feature in the form of a buddy system. Basically from what we could tell from the code, it allows players to travel with a Pokemon on the map, and...

Instagram’s Zoom Function Rolling Out To Android

09/01/2016, Several days ago, Instagram announced a feature that we’re sure many thought was a long time coming: the ability to zoom into photos. Yes, a photo app for the past 4-5 years did not have the ability to zoom, which when you think about it is kind of...

‘Buddy System’ Feature Discovered In Pokemon GO Data Mine

09/01/2016, We have been hearing reports that Pokemon GO is starting to lose some of its daily player base, and to be honest we can’t say we’re too surprised simply because the game hasn’t really changed much in terms of features ever since it launched. This...

Apple Will Be Removing Apps That Are No Longer Functional

09/01/2016, Apple today announced that it’s going to clean up the App Store by removing applications that are no longer functional. In an email sent out to the developer community, the company has revealed that it’s making some changes to the App Store....

Facebook Messenger Gets Snapchat-Like Live Video Feature

09/01/2016, Snapchat has a video calling feature which enables users to share a live video stream from inside a conventional text chat. Facebook has now created a similar feature for its Messenger app. The standalone app already lets you chat and share stuff with...

Upcoming Google Photos Update Could Include A Photo Book Feature

08/31/2016, As convenient as it is to store photos online, sometimes there are just some photos that are worth printing out and keeping in physical format. Unfortunately in this digital age, the act of scrapbooking is no longer as common as it used to be, but Google...