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Saturday, 9 Jan 2016

Customers spent over US$1.1 billion in the Apple App Store during the holiday season

Customers spent over US$1.1 billion in the Apple App Store during the holiday season

Apple announced that it had a record-breaking holiday season for the App Store where customers spent over US$1.1 billion on apps and in-apps purchases during the weeks of Christmas and New Year's.

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

Facebook Messenger now has 800 million monthly active users

David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products announced via a blog post that Facebook Messenger now boasts 800 million monthly active users. Despite the explosive growth, Marcus believes it is still the early days of Messenger and shares five themes for this year. Read on to find out more!

Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016

You can hide unwanted apps on your iPhone's home screen with this iOS 9 trick

You can hide unwanted apps on your iPhone's home screen with this iOS 9 trick

Unwanted apps on your iPhone can clutter up the home screen. YouTube user videosdebarraquito has discovered an iOS 9 trick which allows you to hide these apps. Hit the link to find out more!

Monday, 4 Jan 2016

Researchers control a drone with their hands like using the Force

Researchers control a drone with their hands like using the Force

Taiwanese researchers at PVD+ have developed an algorithm for the Apple Watch which transformed the wearable into a remote control that can control drones and lights using hand gestures. Hit the link to find out more!

Kid memorizes dad's Apple ID password, spends US$5,900 on playing Jurassic World

Kid memorizes dad's Apple ID password, spends US$5,900 on playing Jurassic World

A 7-year-old boy from England memorized his dad's Apple ID password and spent US$5,900 on the iPad playing the iTunes game Jurassic World.

Thursday, 31 Dec 2015

AVG's Web TuneUp plugin found to expose users' data to hackers

AVG's Web TuneUp plugin found to expose users' data to hackers

A plugin from AVG designed to help protect users from online threats was found to have a security flaw that could expose users' data to hackers.

Monday, 28 Dec 2015

Received a Fitbit as a gift for Christmas? Many apparently did

Received a Fitbit as a gift for Christmas? Many apparently did

Fitbit's app jumped 20 spots to the top of the Apple App Store on Christmas Day, which suggests that many people received a Fitbit wearable as a gift. Is that enough to keep Apple and Xiaomi at bay?

Thursday, 24 Dec 2015

Google's upcoming messaging app can help you find answers to your questions

Google's upcoming messaging app can help you find answers to your questions

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is working on a new and smarter messaging app which allows you to chat with friends or ask a Google bot to search for answers to your questions. Read on to find out more!

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

WhatsApp could roll out video call feature for iOS users soon

German site Macerkopf.de claims that WhatsApp will be introducing the video call feature soon and it should initially be available for iOS.

Monday, 21 Dec 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

Here are the top smartphone apps of 2015

The Nielsen Company has just revealed its list of top smartphone apps installed on U.S. smartphones in 2015.

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