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WhatsApp starts gradual roll out of “Dismiss” feature
Jan15

WhatsApp starts gradual roll out of “Dismiss” feature

What is WhatsApp up to with its new Dismiss feature? Could it possibly be that the messaging app is demoting or relegating group admins? According to various sources, one of which is the Daily Mail, the Facebook subsidiary is testing a Dismiss feature that lets you demote annoying group chat admins. The new feature [still being tested and only available to a few set of users], could allow you overrule some overzealous group admins who...

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WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone
Dec27

WhatsApp ends support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone

Soon it will be 2018, and WhatsApp will make good its promise to stop support for BlackBerry OS and Windows Phones. That company has confirmed via its FAQ page that its support will no longer extend to Android versions older than 2.3.3, Windows Phone 7, iPhone 3GS/iOS 6, and Nokia Symbian S60. BlackBerry and Windows Phones users will no longer be able to create new accounts, and won’t also be able to verify existing accounts—but of...

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VLC Player adds 360-degree videos support for Android devices
Dec09

VLC Player adds 360-degree videos support for Android devices

VLC 2.5 has hit the Play Store with some really cool features that you would love. The very popular player has added support for 360-degree videos, making it one of the most advanced players for mobile devices. Among other newly added features, it now has a more dynamic Material Design, DayNight mode integration and Picture-in-Picture mode for Android Oreo devices. The Android version of the player has now also been integrated with...

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Google Tez payment adds more tools to make bill payment easier
Dec05

Google Tez payment adds more tools to make bill payment easier

It’s been three months since Google launched Tez; an Android-based mobile payment service in India. Tez, according to Google is hitting all the right chords and winning hearts in that country. According to Google per TNW, Tez payment will soon cross 12 million active users in India—and that is a significant achievement considering the fact that it was only launched in September. To make bill payment easier for everyone in that...

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Instagram now lets you request to join a friend’s livestream
Nov22

Instagram now lets you request to join a friend’s livestream

The other time [last month to be precise] we told you how Instagram updated its livestream feature to enable you invite people to join your livestream. Things have moved pretty fast lately as the ephemeral picture-sharing app now allows you to request to join your friend’s livestream. The rollout [the one that lets you add guests to your livestream] came on the heels of a test Instagram carried out a couple of months ago. The test at...

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Google ads ability to view saved password to Chrome for Android
Oct28

Google ads ability to view saved password to Chrome for Android

Google has just added a new feature that allows you to view your saved password in Chrome for Android. The new update is part of Chrome version 62 for Android; though desktop users have been using similar feature for a while. According to Android Headlines, the new feature can be accessed when you go to the Chrome menu for Android and select Settings. From the Settings, simply navigate to Saved passwords where you will be able to view...

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