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Uber releases more tools to enhance pickup of riders
Jul17

Uber releases more tools to enhance pickup of riders

Uber is seemingly in the news these days—the company is either laundering its image or adding tools to improve its services. Few days after it announced that will start tracking the activities of drivers to checkmate ones with suspicious background records, the company has announced two more tools to enhance pickup of riders. The new tools, according to The Verge, will enhance communication between riders and drivers. Ultimately Uber...

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Skype for desktop upgraded with new classic design
Jul16

Skype for desktop upgraded with new classic design

Skype has rolled out a new design for its desktop app—the chat service now spots a refreshing new look. As a matter of fact, version 8.0 of the newly rolled out desktop software has a look and feel of the mobile version of the app. From September 1st, users will be forced to start using the new version as the Microsoft-owned app will no longer support previous releases. The new classic design comes with some cool new features to make...

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Google to reward users who introduce friends to Duo
Jul16

Google to reward users who introduce friends to Duo

The last time I checked, Google’s video-calling app Duo already had over 500 million downloads recorded in its favor in the Play Store. That is not a bad stats for an app that is barely two years old. Though, Duo didn’t hit the ground running, it eventually picked up a couple of months after launch. Not satisfied with the app’s growth, Google is working on a reward program for users who introduce their friends to use Duo. Google,...

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Uber has started monitoring drivers in the US for safety reasons
Jul14

Uber has started monitoring drivers in the US for safety reasons

Uber has been doing a lot work in terms of security and safety in the last couple of months. This is quite understandable considering the incredible amount of below the belt punches it keeps getting from customers and groups. This time around the ride-share company has started monitoring drivers for criminal charges as per Axios. In doing this, Uber will partner with background check provider Checkr, and Appriss to provide safety data...

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WhatsApp adds ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center in new beta
Jul13

WhatsApp adds ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center in new beta

Something new is brewing—WhatsApp could soon be adding a ‘Mark as Read’ shortcut in Notification Center of your phone. What this means is that you will soon be able to mark a WhatsApp message as read right within your Notification Center even without accessing the app itself. As usual, the feature was spotted by tech blogger WABetaInfo. Though, not yet available to all users, there are chances that this new feature could soon hit our...

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Microsoft launches free version of Teams
Jul12

Microsoft launches free version of Teams

Microsoft has launched a free version of its Teams app. Just to refresh our memory, Teams was launched as a replacement for Skype for Business almost two years ago. The plan is to give Slack a run for the money, and the game may just have changed with a free version which is hitting the market from today. A lack of a free version of an app that is available for 200,000 businesses does not give it any edge over its main...

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