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Vine Could Be Saved As Twitter Is Reportedly Considering Selling It

11/07/2016, We’re sure that many were bummed when it was announced that Twitter would be shutting down Vine. Granted the app and platform isn’t what it used to be especially thanks to other platforms like Snapchat, YouTube, and Instagram, but it did manage to...

Gmail For iOS Finally Has Same Features As Its Android Counterpart

11/07/2016, Since Google owns Android you can expect the platform to get preferential treatment when it comes to updates for apps that are available on both Android and iOS. Now it may not have done that deliberately, but the Gmail for iOS app has long been lacking...

WhatsApp For iOS Gets GIF Support

11/07/2016, WhatsApp conversations on iOS just got a whole lot better. The Facebook-owned cross-platform messaging service has flipped the switch on GIF support in the iOS app. This means that users on iOS can easily send and receive GIFs in WhatsApp chats. The...

Foursquare Wants To Make ‘Her’ Movie A Reality

11/06/2016, At the moment AI isn’t quite at that level where we can hold proper conversations with it. Sure, it might be able to answer your queries, but it doesn’t quite feel like you’re talking to an actual person. In the Spike Jonze movie in 2013 “Her”,...

‘Instant Games’ Being Tested For Facebook Messenger

11/06/2016, Facebook is testing a new platform within Messenger which will enable users to play lightweight games against their friends inside the Messenger app. King.com, the company behind smash hit Candy Crush, has already started testing one such game called...

WhatsApp Status Is A New Feature Similar To Snapchat Stories

11/06/2016, Facebook continues its streak of taking inspiration, to put it mildly, from Snapchat. We’ve already seen some of the company’s services introduce features that are quite similar to what Snapchat offers and it’s now doing the same for...

SMS Relay Heading To Skype For Android

11/06/2016, Microsoft has revealed that SMS Relay features will soon be added to Skype for Android. It sort of mentioned this in passing in a blog post that was meant to announce that SMS Relay features have been added to the Windows 10 preview app of Skype. The...

Google Engineer Claims iMessage For Android Won’t Support SMS

11/03/2016, Apple for the most part has kept its own apps and services to itself, creating a feeling of exclusivity to entice users to come over to their macOS or iOS platforms. One of those exclusive features was iMessage, although we had heard rumors that Apple was...

Facebook For Mobile To Start To Focus More On Video

11/03/2016, We know that Facebook has plans to be more than just a social network. There have been talks in the past that Facebook wants to get more into video and potentially create a rival to the likes of YouTube, and it seems that their plan is starting to come...

Parrot Adds ‘Follow Me’ Functionality To Its Bebop 2 Drone

11/03/2016, Parrot’s Bebop 2 drone was announced last year and it did come with some pretty decent features. However if you thought that was all there was to the drone, you would be wrong as the folks at Parrot have since announced that they will be adding a...

August Smart Lock Now Works With Apple’s ‘Home’ App

11/03/2016, There are a variety of smart locks available in the market today, but if there was one lock that was unique was the August Smart Lock (which we reviewed back in 2014). It is unique in the sense that installing it is a relatively painless experience...

Google Will Allow Introductory Subscription Prices For Android Apps

11/03/2016, Google today announced that it’s going to allow developers to set introductory subscription pricing for their Android apps. This new option for app subscription pricing will be made available to developers soon. What this means for the average user...