Home >> Software/Apps (page 2)

Software/Apps

Want to Relax and Be Fit? Ask Your Smart Assistant, Alexa for Help

Smart assistant

Smart assistants have been available for several months now. Amazon Echo’s Alexa is one of the best intelligent home systems. Despite the fact that it has been on the market for some time, Alexa owners still don’t know every skill the smart assistant has. Did you know that Alexa can help you lose weight and relax? Well, Alexa is starting ...

Read More »

Instagram Reaches 700 Million Users

Man scrolling through Instagram

Instagram Reaches 700 Million Users On Wednesday, Instagram made the official announcement that it reached 700 million active users. Not only is the number very impressive, but the speed with which the platform managed to reach it is even more amazing. In four months, the very popular photo and video-sharing platform managed to gain about 100 million users. The company ...

Read More »

What Can The Google Assistant Do?

Phone with the Google Assistant

Everybody must admit that now that we have so many virtual assistants, life without them would seem very hard. At first, it was Apple’s Siri, the voice-activated companion which helped the user with a lot of tasks. After that, many more followed: Amazon’s Alexa or Cortana from Microsoft. All made to help us and guide us when we are lost. ...

Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Threatened to Pull Uber from App Store

Hand holding a phone with the Uber app

Everybody should remember that some time ago, Apple refused to allow the FBI to unlock and search through the iPhone of a supposed terrorist. So, it should be quite clear by now that the company really cares for its users’ security and safety. And its CEO, Tim Cook, cares too. This is why, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick got into some ...

Read More »

Google Earth Keeps Getting Better and Better

Google Earth logo

Google Earth is maybe one of the most popular software the company ever introduced. People spend time globe-trotting every day and virtually fulfill their dreams of visiting the most hidden corners of the planet. On Tuesday, the service received a big update which revamped it almost completely and made people fall in love with it once again. The revamped Google ...

Read More »

New Twitter Mobile App to Use Less Data

Many Twitter logos

Twitter recently launched a new version of their mobile app. It is called Twitter Lite and will reportedly use less data and will move faster than the full website. Also, it will reportedly function well on more unstable networks. Everyone in the world will have access to Twitter Lite but it is reportedly designed especially for the developing markets. For ...

Read More »

Tinder Now Has a Web Version Too

Tinder app showing a match

Yesterday, the hugely popular dating app Tinder introduced their web version. It is called Tinder Online and it provides a new way for users to interact with each other. This time, while sitting in front of a computer. It basically works the same. You still need to log in with your Facebook account. However, there are some minor changes. For ...

Read More »

Facebook Launches Stories

Facebook Stories

On Tuesday, Facebook launched their version of Stories, a feature which the company admitted that Snapchat invented. From now on, thanks to its new Camera feature, users will be able to apply effects, writing and emojis to their photos. Then, they can post them in a new section which resembles Instagram’s InstaStories. This marks Facebook’s biggest such change in ten ...

Read More »

U.K. Official Says Police Should Have Access to WhatsApp Messages

WhatsApp on a smartphone

On Sunday, United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd said during an interview for BBC, that the law enforcement should have access to the encrypted messages on WhatsApp. According to her, this messaging service, along with many others, often provide a safe place for terrorists to communicate. Her demand will most likely spark some controversy. Also, it will probably fuel even ...

Read More »

Twitter Remembers Tweetdeck, Plans to Update It

Tweetdeck screenshot

Twitter acquired Tweetdeck six years ago. And that was it. They pretty much left it as it was. However, now it seems like the company is planning to bring some new updates to the app. Today, some power Twitter users received a survey from the company. That survey asked them what new features they would love Twitter to add to ...

Read More »