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Twitter is testing a lightweight version of its Android app
Sep23

Twitter is testing a lightweight version of its Android app

Twitter has developed a lightweight version of its app for Android—and users in the Philippines are the first to have a feel of it. Called Twitter Lite, the new app was launched last Wednesday, and will only be available to those in the Philippines at least for now. According to Android Headlines, Twitter Lite is currently listed on the Play Store. The app is targeted at who find it difficult to access high speed mobile internet; in...

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Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on WhatsApp, Skype and other chat apps
Sep22

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on WhatsApp, Skype and other chat apps

    The Saudi authorities have finally decided to lift the ban placed on chat apps such as WhatsApp, Skype and the likes. The ban was lifted on Wednesday at midnight by the country’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC). That means online calling services are now functional and will now be allowed to offer their services to members of the public unhindered. The ban was placed in 2013 by the Saudi...

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Uber forfeits operating license in London
Sep22

Uber forfeits operating license in London

Could this be the end of the road for Uber in London? The London transportation agency has refused Uber’s application for renewal of license, The New York Times report. Apparently, this is a big blow to Uber as the London license represents one of its biggest not just in Europe, but in other major markets globally. The company has been in the eyes of the storm in the last couple of months, with its reputation badly damaged by some of...

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Instagram users can now launch the app directly from Facebook
Sep20

Instagram users can now launch the app directly from Facebook

Your Instagram profile is now easily within reach directly within the Facebook app. This piece of information was confirmed today by the social media behemoth. With this, you can now access your Instagram profile through Facebook’s navigation menu on mobile that includes a link to your Instagram account. According to TechCrunch, this new option appears right below the link to your personal profile in the Facebook app, and above your...

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Google Tez; a new payment app goes live in India
Sep18

Google Tez; a new payment app goes live in India

Reports of Google making a cross-platform payment app designed just for the Indian market made the rounds last week. Today, the Mountain View California-based tech giant has finally launched the new payment app—and just as reported by The Ken, the app is designed for the Indian market. Called Tez, the new app is translated to mean “fast” in Hindi, comes with a digital wallet that will enable users in India to store currency. Tez uses...

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Spotify has quietly launched an app for iMessage
Sep16

Spotify has quietly launched an app for iMessage

Finally, and to the delight of many of us, Spotify has launched a version of its app for iMessage. Though, this was done quietly and without raising much dust, many users will come to accept this as one of the best steps the company has taken in recent time. With the new Spotify app for iMessage, you can now easily share tracks with friends, without leaving the chat app. It also put an end to copying-and-pasting links, TNW reports. In...

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