WhatsApp testing Fingerprint and Face ID for securing chats for iOS

WhatsApp is testing a new feature for its iOS users which shall include securing chats with fingerprint or Face ID, much unto the way users currently unlock their phones. WeBetainfo reports that WhatsApp is currently using Apple’s TestFlight beta programme to test out this security-heavy feature, with the latest 2.19.20.13 beta update introducing it. The […]

Spotify to venture into Podcasting; May buy Gimlet media for $200 million

Spotify is ready to branch out of the music streaming business and is in advanced talks to purchase Brooklyn-based startup, Gimlet Media, for $200 million. Gimlet Media has been known to produce popular shows like Reply All, and its attempt to venture into television production by creating a scripted podcast took the form of the […]

Google+ to shut down on April 2; New Accounts can no longer be created post February 4

Launched in June 2011, Google+ is all set to end its run on 2nd April 2019. Google had initially announced its plan to shut down Google+ last December, and now it has started sending emails to concerned users to inform them of its decision to shut the site down permanently, with the ability to create […]

Uber adds a new transit feature to its app to expand beyond its tradition

Uber is undoubtedly the biggest ride-hailing company out there, and now it is planning to go public with its new program that involves public transportation. Starting Thursday in Denver, the popular ride-sharing app will be adding support for public transit directly into its app, partnering with Denver-based public transit company Regional Transportation District. Apart from […]

Report: OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 6 face serious bug issues resulting in bad audio record quality

Recently users have brought up complaints about a sharp decline in the battery life of the device. Now, OnePlus 6T users are complaining about the poor recording quality of the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T with certain apps. Audio recorded from the last two OnePlus handsets sounds like it is coming from a distant planet […]

Jio launches JioRail app, a gateaway to IRCTC train booking service

Jio has launched JioRail App for users of the 4G feature phone. The app is expected to make traveling by train easier by allowing users to book train tickets, view ticket history, and check PNR status from their handset itself, making the process hassle-free and convenient. Those using the app on Jio Phone and Jio […]

Aeris Weather – A complete API for weather app developers

If you’re considering building a weather app, know that there is no point in reinventing the wheel when top-notch API already exist to do everything you want the app to do, regardless of what data the app needs to provide. Whether you want to pull basic local weather reports for your app users, send urgent […]

Instagram responds to post reach manipulation rumors

For the past few months, Instagram users have been hearing of a rumor that the company is manipulating the reach of user posts. Users have complained about getting to see only half of their friends’ posts. In response to these rumors, Instagram has released an official statement on Twitter: “we never hide posts from people […]

Samsung patents Tisplay app to display advertisements for smartphones and tablets

Samsung Electronics has applied for a trademark at EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) for the brand name TISPLAY. The trademark was published on 16 January 2019 and was requested via the German patent office Lippert Stachow from Bergisch Gladbach. Samsung Tisplay is classified as Class 9 and Class 35. The description includes: ‘software for […]

How to download videos from Facebook for free

Using social media sites have become common and said to be the familiar one as per the current trends. If you started using Facebook, it is the platform not only help to connect the people but also offer various videos shared by Facebook users globally. Now, the thing is millions of users are using this […]

Google Maps speed limit feature started rolling out in the U.S.

Google Maps has been testing a Speed Trap alert feature in the San Francisco Bay Area in California and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil since July 2017. Although the feature has not been hyped ever since, three different reports from Los Angeles, New York City, and Minnesota suggest that Google Maps may actually be working on […]

Instagram designer creates AR effects reminiscent of older technology

George Kedenburg has become the latest Instagram sensation due to the fact of his company’s product design having created AR effects for Instagram’s reminiscent of older technology to soothe those feeling nostalgic about the past. These Instagram AR effects comprise of a wide array of models, including effects based on old Operating Systems. For instance, one […]