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Snapchat To Start Featuring Creator-Made Lenses More Prominently

03/12/2018, One of the problems of a monopoly is that it discourages innovation, and for the longest time ever Snapchat kind of had the monopoly on the social scene where its Stories feature was one of its unique selling points. That is until Instagram came along and...

Microsoft’s Pix Updated With Business Card Recognition

03/12/2018, A couple of years ago, Microsoft launched an AI-powered camera app called Pix. For those who are still using it, or for users who are looking for a quick and easy way to add business cards to their phone contacts, Microsoft has updated the app where it...


Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Discounted By 50% For MAR10 Day

03/11/2018, In case you didn’t know, tomorrow (10th of March) is also known as MAR10 Day (Mario Day, get it?). To celebrate the day, we saw Nintendo team up with Google to bring Mario and his iconic go-kart to Google Maps, but the celebration does not stop there as...

Snapchat Gets @ Mention Tagging

03/11/2018, Snapchat users can now @ tag their friends in their Story. There’s a new option in the popular app now that will detail the tagged user’s name, Bitmoji, handle, and Add button so that those who are viewing the story can add that person as...

Google Duo Video Messages Make Sure You Never Miss The Moment

03/07/2018, Google has rolled out an update for its Duo service today which brings the video messages feature. The feature will let users leave selfie-video messages in voicemail style for any user that declines or misses a video call on Duo. It will also be possible...

Facebook Messenger Lite Gets Video Chat Feature

03/07/2018, Facebook today announced that it’s adding a video chat feature to the lightweight version of its standalone Messenger app. It’s a very popular feature on Messenger proper and Facebook is now adding it to Messenger Lite which is meant for users...

Google Tez Might Get A New Chat Feature

03/07/2018, The Google Tez app was launched in India back in September last year. It’s a mobile payments platform that works on both Android and iOS without requiring the use of NFC. It relies on Audio QR which are ultrasonic sounds to enable money transfers....

Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear Coming To iOS And Android

03/07/2018, If you’re a fan of BioWare’s Baldur’s Gate franchise, you might have heard that in recent years, Beamdog has taken over the development of the game and has revived the originals and brought it onto PCs and also mobile. While we’re still waiting...

China’s WeChat Now Boasts 1 Billion Accounts Worldwide

03/06/2018, While WhatsApp might be one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, over in China WeChat is giving them a run for their money. In a report from the Financial Times (paywall; via The Verge), it seems that WeChat is now boasting that they have...

Instagram Could Be Developing Its Own Portrait Mode Feature

03/05/2018, One of the features we’re starting to see more companies introduce to their smartphone cameras is Portrait Mode. We suppose this was started when Apple introduced the iPhone 7 Plus where thanks to the use of dual cameras, it allowed users to achieve a...

Waze Carpool Users Can Now Choose Who They Want To Ride With

03/05/2018, Unless you have some kind of prearrangement set with co-workers, friends, or neighbors, entering into a carpool using apps Uber or Lyft can be a bit daunting as you never know who your other passengers are. However Waze has announced some changes to its...

Cortana May Soon Arrive In Outlook For iOS And Android

03/05/2018, Microsoft has made no secret of the fact that it wants to integrate its digital assistant Cortana with as many of its products and services as it possibly can. Perhaps that’s why it’s not surprising to hear that the company has been testing...

Skype For Android Optimized For Lower-End Devices

03/05/2018, In recent times we’ve started to see how some developers are creating versions of their apps designed for devices that aren’t as powerful as the higher-end handsets, or for phones in countries whose networks aren’t as stable or fast. This is a...