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How To Scan Documents With Your Phone
Need to quickly scan a document to send to someone but don’t have a scanner? Not to worry because this guide will show you how you can use your phone to scan documents and clean them up.

Facebook Launches New Voice Calling App CatchUp
Facebook Messenger already allows for voice calls, but it seems that Facebook is testing out a new app called CatchUp that will also allow users to make audio-only calls. So what’s the difference? Why would there be a need for a new and separate app? With CatchUp, there will be one main difference: users can show their availability.

Fortnite Will Run At 90 FPS On OnePlus 8 Phones
There are various ways gamers can improve themselves in the games they play. It could be hardware where having a more responsive keyboard or mouse can help, better audio, a faster computer, and so on. Frame rates have also been found to help improve your gaming experience, and soon OnePlus 8 owners might have an advantage.

Switzerland Will Be The First To Take Advantage Of Apple And Google’s Exposure Notification API
Apple and Google have recently released their Exposure Notification API to the public, and now the onus is pretty much on governments and app developers to take advantage of it, and it looks like we might have our first candidate. A team in Switzerland will be the first to release an app that will be using the Exposure Notification API.

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Apple Could Replace Messages On Mac With The Version Designed For iOS Devices
Apple has in the past denied that they would be merging iOS and macOS together. However, what the company has done is that they have created a development tool known as Mac Catalyst that would make it easier for developers to port iOS apps onto the Mac, thus creating some kind unified app ecosystem.

WhatsApp Testing Using QR Codes To Add New Contacts
In the latest beta for WhatsApp, it appears that the company is now testing out a new feature for adding contacts where you can simply scan a QR code to add them to your WhatsApp contacts list. This is versus before where you would need to add the person’s phone number to your phone’s contact list before you could start chatting with them on WhatsApp.

COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Found To Have Shared Data With Foursquare And Google
One of the selling points of Apple and Google’s Exposure Notification API is the emphasis on privacy, where both companies will be using anonymized data and explicit user consent. As a result, some governments are choosing not to use the Exposure Notification API due to the various restrictions Apple and Google put in place.

Adobe Finally Brings Curves To Photoshop For The iPad
Adobe’s Photoshop is an incredibly powerful tool that has been used by many professional graphic designs and photographers over the past decade or so. One of the more powerful tools that the app offers is curves, which allows users to better tweak and adjust the colors of their image.

Bug In Edison Email App Allowed Users To View Other Users’ Emails
Third-party email apps are great as more often than not, they come with powerful features that default email apps do not. Unfortunately, in the case of the popular Edison email app, it seems that a recent update has resulted in a bug that has allowed the emails of other users show up in the inboxes of another user.

How To Post Longer Videos Onto Instagram Stories
Instagram’s Stories feature is a fun and quick way of sharing temporary videos, but the drawback is that its video length is limited, but this guide will show you how to post longer videos onto your Instagram Stories.

WHO To Develop COVID-19 Contact Tracing App For Countries That Aren’t Making Their Own
There are several countries around the world who are developing COVID-19 contacting tracing apps and services of their own. This is done to better help identify people who have the disease and to see who they might have come into contact with, which in turn better allows health officials to get a handle on the situation faster.

Office For The iPad To Get Trackpad Support Later This Year
Over the years, Apple has slowly been making inroads in transforming its iPad into a productivity powerhouse. Some of the recent changes include allowing users to use a mouse with a tablet, cursor support, and most recently, trackpad support with the launch of a new Magic Keyboard accessory.

Tinder To Launch In-App Video Chats Later This Year
The early days of social media were pretty much its glory days, where it was relatively new and people who joined it were pretty much who they said they were. These days, it’s not uncommon to receive spam messages from bot and fake accounts, and this is a problem that has similarly plagued the likes of dating apps like Tinder.

Twitter Is Looking To Test A Think-Before-You-Tweet Feature
Earlier this year, Twitter’s CEO pretty much shut down the idea of introducing an edit button to tweets. This is because Twitter doesn’t want to remove the spontaneity behind tweets, but it looks like the company is testing out something that will at the very least give users pause before they post their thoughts to the internet.