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Instagram To Step Up Its Advertising Efforts

06/02/2015, Back in 2013, Instagram finally introduced ads into its feed. Unlike ads we’ve seen from Google or Facebook, Instagram’s ads don’t really feel too relevant or too interactive, but that’s about to change. The company has recently announced (via...

SoundHound Debuts “Hound” Voice Assistant App

06/02/2015, When it comes to voice assistant features, having it baked into your operating system is probably the best as it would allow deeper control over the entire operating system. However sometimes third-party apps might be more powerful or in tune with what...

Pinterest’s Buyable Pins Lets You Make Purchases Directly

06/02/2015, Pinterest is a great place to go for inspiration for all sorts of things, such as recipes, DIY projects, clothing, artwork, and more. Some companies have taken advantage of Pinterest by posting products with a link to their website in which they can...

Skype Bug Causes App To Crash When This Message Is Received

06/02/2015, Last week there was this big hoo-ha over a bug found on the Messages app in iOS in which after receiving a message with a particular string of characters, the Messages app would then crash and the phone would reboot instantly. It does not appear to be a...

BBM For Android Beta Gets Material Design Makeover

06/01/2015, If you might recall, last week the official BBM Twitter account teased that something new was coming along with an image of an icon. It was unconfirmed at that time but many had speculated that the BBM for Android app could be getting a material design...

Google’s New Photos App Can Help Free Up Device Storage

06/01/2015, At Google I/O, the company announced their new Photos app which is basically a replacement of Google+ Photos. The new service from Google will allow users to store and upload unlimited photos and videos onto the cloud for free, thus making it more...

Foursquare Can Now Call You An Uber

06/01/2015, The next time you’re on Foursquare trying to find out the hottest places to visit in your city, you can easily call a car to get to that location from within the app. The company has teamed up with Uber to enable users to call a car from the...

Volvo To Bring On Call App To Smartwatches

05/31/2015, Earlier this year Hyundai launched their Blue Link app on smartwatches. Basically what the app does is allow Hyundai car owners to control certain aspects of their cars remotely which is admittedly pretty cool. If you don’t have a Hyundai but own a...

Uber’s Apps Can Now Track Your Location In The Background

05/29/2015, At the moment Uber’s app on iOS and Android will only track your location when you launch the app. However in a recent post on Uber’s blog, the company has announced that they will be making some privacy changes and that the app will now have the...

BBM Teases “Something New” Announcement On Twitter

05/29/2015, It seems that BlackBerry might have something new to announce with regards to BBM. The official BBM Twitter account has recently tweeted an image followed by a caption that reads, “Something new is coming…” While we’re not sure what this...

This App Will Turn Instagram Into A Huge Recipe Book

05/29/2015, Browse Instagram long enough and you’re bound to come across many food photos. Some of these photos are extremely well-photographed and if you’re on a diet, let’s just say that it becomes quite a challenge to not be hungry and go grab yourself a...

WhatsApp Beta For Windows Phone Gets Call Feature

05/29/2015, It has been a while since iOS and Android users have enjoyed the voice calling feature of WhatsApp, but unfortunately for Windows Phone users, they’re still in for a wait. Well the good news is that you guys are now one step closer to getting the...

Despite Android Pay, Google Wallet Will Continue To Exist

05/29/2015, Yesterday when Android M was officially announced, Google also announced that Android Pay is a new feature that would launch alongside of it. For those who missed the announcement, basically Android Pay is a mobile payments service that users can use to...

Spotify Makes Its Way Onto Android Wear

05/29/2015, Music playback controls is probably one of the most basic features that anyone can expect from a wearable device like a smartwatch. This allows users to control the music from their phone via their wrist so that they won’t have to dig into their pockets...