Lyft To Add Bus And Subway Directions For NYC In Its App

Lyft wants people in New York City to be hooked to its app which is why the ride-hailing service has decided to add NYC subway and bus directions to its app. It will take a couple of weeks for the roll out of transit directions in the app for NYC to complete.


Tinder Wants To Avoid Paying Google’s 30% Cut On Subscriptions As Well

If you’re distributing an app through the Google Play Store that has in-app purchases, best believe that Google will take a cut out of your earnings. The software giant keeps 30 percent of all in-app transactions conducted through the Play Store. However, some companies have been trying to work around it and Match Group, Tinder’s parent company, is one of them.


FaceApp Could Be Keeping The Rights To Your Photos

A couple of years ago, an app called FaceApp gained popularity thanks to its realistic filters. The app has resurfaced again and if you’re seeing photos of people looking artificially aged on social media, you have the app to thank for it. It seems like a fun app to play around with, but before you get too excited, here’s something to think about.


Google Removes A Bunch Of Apps That Could Be Used For Stalking

In this day and age, being able to look up someone’s information online is pretty easy, especially when in the age of social media, everyone seems to be more than willing to share their personal lives with complete strangers on the internet. This in turn has created a problem in which stalking someone from the comfort of your own home has become a thing.


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Spotify For iPad Finally Picks Up Multitasking Support

There’s some good news today for Spotify users on iPad. There’s a new update rolling out today for the Spotify app for iPad. The music streaming service has finally added multitasking support to the iPad version of its iOS app. This means that it gets support for features like Slide Over and Split View, a feature that Apple initially released back in 2015.


Dark Mode For Microsoft Outlook Reportedly In Development

Having a dark mode for your app is in vogue these days so it’s hardly surprising to hear that Microsoft is working on one for Outlook as well. Not only does a dark theme look really nice but it also helps reduce battery usage on devices with AMOLED displays. Microsoft previously said that it was working on a dark mode for OneNote and it’s now doing the same for Outlook.


Microsoft Word For Android Crosses 1 Billion Installs

Microsoft Word is one of the world’s most popular productivity apps so it’s no surprise that the app has proven to be a hit on Google’s mobile OS as well. Latest Google Play Store stats show that the Android version of Microsoft Word has been installed a whopping one billion times. Most of Microsoft’s other Office apps have been doing well too.


Google Translate’s Instant Translation Adds Support For 60 New Languages

Google Translate has received a major update for its instant camera translation feature. It allows users to just point their camera at a foreign text and have it translated into English. It makes it easier to understand your surroundings when you’re in a country where English isn’t used for signs. This feature’s usability has been improved with support for 60 more languages.


Nest Kills App Support For Apple Watch And Wear OS

Smartwatches are a pretty clever invention, especially since they allow us to do many things without having to reach for our phone. For example, we can send text messages, read notifications, get reminders, set alarms, and so on. There was even a point in time where we could control our smart home devices such as Nest.


Spotify Lite Is Rolling To A Lot More Countries Today

Spotify Lite first emerged on the scene a year ago. As the name suggests, the app is meant for older devices and for users in places where the internet connection might not be too exceptional. The storage and data-friendly app is now being expanded to more countries across the globe, 36 to be precise.


YouTube Arrives On Fire TV As Prime Video Lands On Chromecast And Android TVs

A feud between Google and Amazon had essentially forced users to pick sides since the companies blocked their services from each other’s platforms. So YouTube wasn’t available on Fire TV and Amazon Prime Video wasn’t available on Chromecast and Android TVs. This was bound to change after both companies announced that they were making peace and would allow the services on their respective networks. That’s precisely what has happened today.


Apple Revives Its Texas Hold’em Game To Celebrate The App Store’s 10th Anniversary

While Apple’s App Store is home to many games, it’s probably safe to say that 99% of the games on the App Store aren’t made by Apple. While Apple did make some games in the early days to help populate the App Store, they haven’t really done much since. However, it looks like the company has decided to revive a classic in the form of Texas Hold’em.


How To Take Better iPhone Photos

The default camera app for the iPhone is a pretty capable app, but unfortunately, its simplistic interface does give off the impression that it isn’t quite as powerful compared to third-party apps. Here’s how to take advantage of some of the hidden features to help you take better photos on your iPhone.


A Woman Finds Her ‘Missing’ Husband In A TikTok Video

TikTok, for those unfamiliar, is a popular music app in which users can record themselves lip-syncing and dancing to popular tunes. However, it seems that in addition to being able to provide users with countless hours of fun, it seems that it can also be used to locate missing spouses, which is what one woman from India did.