Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Twitter to stop counting photos and links in 140-character limit

Twitter to stop counting photos and links in 140-character limit

Wordsmiths rejoice! According to a Bloomberg report, Twitter will soon stop counting links and photos towards its 140 character limit, giving users the freedom to compose more verbose tweets.

Apple updates GarageBand with greater support for Chinese instruments and music

Apple updates GarageBand with greater support for Chinese instruments and music

Apple has updated GarageBand with new Chinese instruments and extensive Chinese language localization, allowing users to create Chinese-inspired music on their iOS and Macs.

PSA: Android version of Runkeeper tracks and sends your data to advertiser

PSA: Android version of Runkeeper tracks and sends your data to advertiser

You may want to reconsider using the Runkeeper app on your Android phone after reading this.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Apple just invested US$1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

Apple just invested US$1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

Apple has invested US$1 billion (~S$1.38 billion) into Didi Chuxing, a Chinese ride-hailing service, similar to GrabTaxi and Uber. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, said that the move, among other things, is intended to help Apple better understand China.

You can view and upload 360-degree photos on Facebook's News Feed soon

You can view and upload 360-degree photos on Facebook's News Feed soon

Facebook announced that its users can soon view and upload 360-degree photos on the News Feed.

You can sign up for Samsung Pay Beta Test Program in Singapore now

You can sign up for Samsung Pay Beta Test Program in Singapore now

Want to be the first to try out Samsung Pay in Singapore? Hit the link to find out how!

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Instagram has a new look and app icon

Instagram has a new look and app icon

Instagram just revealed a cleaner look and a new app icon! Read on to find out more about the changes!

A Windows 7 update is bricking the ASUS motherboards of some unlucky users

A Windows 7 update is bricking the ASUS motherboards of some unlucky users

Windows 7 users running certain ASUS motherboards have found that a particular Windows 7 update is rendering their systems entirely useless. Here's what you can do to make sure it doesn't happen to you.

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft is rolling out a Windows 10 update that will allow apps and games based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to uncouple their framerates from the monitor's refresh rate. UWP-based games will also now support AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync for smoother gameplay.

WhatsApp launches desktop apps for Mac and Windows

WhatsApp launches desktop apps for Mac and Windows

WhatsApp just announced that it has desktop apps for Mac and Windows. Hit the link to find out more.

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