Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

It's no secret the Facebook's key apps are quite data and resource heavy in nature. Bent on dominating the messaging platform and to provide a viable alternative for consumers with old Android smartphone(s), or living in a remote area that lacks a stable internet connectivity, you can still keep in touch with your friends through Messenger Lite – a new lightweight version of Facebook Messenger.

Monday, 3 Oct 2016

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

In addition to allowing you to answer Skype calls from your lockscreen just like a regular phone call and store your Skype contacts in Apple's Contacts app, the updated Skype apps also let you use Siri voice commands to start a Skype call.

Sunday, 2 Oct 2016

Google delays launch of Android Wear 2.0 to early 2017

Google delays launch of Android Wear 2.0 to early 2017

Google will not be launching Android Wear 2.0 this year. Read on to find out why!

Friday, 30 Sep 2016

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

In an attempt to democratize artificial intelligence, Microsoft is doing a major company re-org. Furthermore, to address issues surrounding AI, it's forming a partnership with several Silicon Valley heavyweights.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2016

Google app for iOS gets better security, YouTube video support, and tweaks

Google app for iOS gets better security, YouTube video support, and tweaks

The Google app for iOS received three minor tweaks for a better user experience, so don’t be alarmed if you see the following in your iPhone.

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016

LG said to postpone the launch of its mobile payment system to 2017

LG said to postpone the launch of its mobile payment system to 2017

Korean media NewsOne claims that LG has postponed the launch of its mobile payment system to 2017. Hit the link to find out why!

Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016

Ride, tap and go. Grab adds support for Android Pay

Ride, tap and go. Grab adds support for Android Pay

Paying for your GrabCar and GrabTaxi rides just got a lot easier as Grab has just announced support for Android Pay.

Windows 10 now on 400 million devices

Windows 10 now on 400 million devices

This figure was shared at the Microsoft Ignite conference, where the company also announced that threat intelligence is now being shared across its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection services.

Monday, 26 Sep 2016

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease with Google Hangout's new shortcuts

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ with ease with Google Hangout's new shortcuts

Google has quietly added a bunch of ASCII emoticon shortcuts to the latest Hangouts update (v13) for Android and Chrome browser. The emoticons range from /facepalm (-‸ლ) to everyone's favorite /tableflip (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻. View the full list inside.

Snapchat launches Spectacles, sunglasses with built-in camera

Snapchat launches Spectacles, sunglasses with built-in camera

Expectedly, the new Snapchat gadget works with the app itself, taking 10-second long videos before sending to your smartphone wirelessly.

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