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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...

Waze Updated With New ETA Screen To Show More Traffic Information

03/04/2018, If you’re someone who relies on Waze to get to your destination, you’re probably familiar with some of the app’s features, such as providing the driver with an ETA on when they will arrive, along with some information about potential traffic they...

Job Listing Hints At Blizzard’s Plans For A Mobile RPG

03/04/2018, The only game that Blizzard has properly brought onto mobile is Hearthstone, and given how much money mobile titles have the potential to make, it does seem like a market worth tapping into. In fact it seems that Blizzard could indeed be further exploring...

Snapchat Hands-Free Mode Enters Testing

03/04/2018, If you’ve ever feel irked by having to hold down the record button in Snapchat then you’ll certainly be happy to find out that a hands-free mode is now being tested by Snap, albeit quietly. The latest version of Snapchat’s beta app...

Instagram Voice And Video Calling Icons Revealed

03/04/2018, It was reported back in January that the Instagram team was developing a video calling feature which may or may not be rolled out. It appears that the team’s work has progressed significantly since then and that we might get to see Instagram offer...

Strava Now Makes It Easier To Opt Out Of Its Heat Map Feature

03/01/2018, Earlier this year Strava’s heat map feature was found to have potentially revealed the location of military bases. Following this, Strava announced that they would be working on introducing more privacy related tools and features. The good news is that...

Microsoft Teams Now Allow Users To Add Guest Accounts

03/01/2018, When Microsoft announced its Microsoft Teams, it was quickly seen as a competitor to Slack, which at the moment is the de facto communications platform for the workspace. Of course it would be hard to make the switch since it would involve a huge effort...

Apple Watch Now Lets You Track Ski Performance

02/28/2018, Skiers are going to be very happy about this. A new Apple Watch update has enabled the smartwatch to track ski performance. This means that users will now be able to see how many calories they’ve burned in a session or how fast they were going. The...

BlackBerry World Will Only Host Free Apps Starting April 1, 2018

02/28/2018, When it comes to making money from apps, developers have the option to either charge users for the app upfront, or make the app free and rely on ads, or rely on in-game purchases, or sometimes through recurring subscriptions. However for BlackBerry...

Latest WhatsApp Beta Shows When Messages Have Been Forwarded

02/28/2018, When you receive forwarded emails, it is pretty obvious as most of the time it comes with the “FW”/”FWD” tags in the subject line. However when it comes to instant messengers, generally there is no distinction between a self-composed message and a...