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Friday, 20 Dec 2013

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

Whatsapp Reports Having 400 Million Active Monthly Users

Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum has just boasted that its instant messaging app enjoys having 400 million active monthly users, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone.

Friday, 15 Nov 2013

Snapchat Turns Down US$3 Billion from Facebook

Snapchat Turns Down US$3 Billion from Facebook

Snapchat has reportedly turned down a US$3 Billion all-cash offer from Facebook. The messaging app, which is only two years old, seems to holding out for a better valuation.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook Testing New Messenger Update That's More Chat, Less Facebook

Facebook is currently testing a new update to its Messenger app for Android, that's designed to distance itself from Facebook's main application. Improvements to the app have also been made to let it send and receive messages faster.

Friday, 27 Sep 2013

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.

Monday, 26 Aug 2013

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram Acquires Video App Luma

Instagram recently announced that it had acquired video app Luma, which allows users to shoot, share and add stabilization to their videos. The app also includes some post-processing features like live filters, as well as the ability to post-process videos.

Thursday, 22 Aug 2013

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

Evernote Partners with StarHub to Offer Free 1-year Evernote Premium Subscription to Eligible Customers

To expand its presence in the Southeast Asia, Evernote is partnering with StarHub to look for new areas of growth. For a start, Evernote and StarHub will offer a complimentary one-year Evernote Premium subscription to all re-contracting and new StarHub Mobile post-paid customers.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

 Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

Google+ Photos App Now Available for All Chromebooks

The Google+ Photos app, previously only available on Google's flagship Chromebook Pixel, is now available on all Chromebooks. It's an app that automatically extracts and uploads photos to your Google+ account from storage media (SD card) inserted into the Chromebook.

Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp Introducing Voice Messaging Feature

WhatsApp, a popular cross-platform mobile messaging app, has announced that a new voice messaging feature will be made available to all users on all platforms by the end of the week. Users can now push a button to record voice messages, while releasing the button sends the message automatically.

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013

The Straits Times to Launch New Android Tablet App

The Straits Times to Launch New Android Tablet App

The Straits Times will be launching its new Straits Times app for Android tablets on Google Play Store from tomorrow, 18 July. The new app will come with a 7-day archive and push notifications, with readers having access to full print content.

Friday, 28 Jun 2013

Foursquare Develops First Native Tablet App for Windows 8; Windows Store Nears 100,000 Apps

Foursquare Develops First Native Tablet App for Windows 8; Windows Store Nears 100,000 Apps

At Build 2013, it was announced that Foursquare has developed a native tablet app for Windows 8 tablets. This is the company's first native tablet app. Several big-name apps are coming to the platform too, as Windows Store nears 100,000 apps.

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