• 20:15 Feb 21, 2019



Latest Applications News


Amazon introduces Amazon Pay UPI on Android

With Amazon Pay UPI, users can shop and make for products on Amazon India and can also make recharges and pay bills without needing to enter their bank credentials over and over again or going through a multi-layer process to pay from their bank account.

WhatsApp for Android revamps Settings page with new icons, clearer data graphs

The latest features come as part of a beta update to WhatsApp and shifts the build number of the WhatsApp Beta app to version v2.19.45. This means the same features will soon come to WhatsApp users using the stable version of the messaging app.

Hotstar creates a viewership record, plan to offer original content

Hotstar was among the first to start on-line streaming of video content in India and currently enjoys about 69.4 percent share in India's Over the top (OTT) market. However, the firm has been making losses since inception in February 2015

Uber allows free calls between passengers and drivers through VoIP inside the app

The free voice calling is being offered as a VoIP or Voice over IP service which was added as functionality to global users of Uber at the end of October. However, it took Uber four additional months to push the service in India. The move comes as a more affordable calling solution between drivers and riders.

Microsoft warns users against using Internet Explorer browser

The reason why some companies are currently sticking to Internet Explorer is that it supports legacy Web applications. But this entails additional costs for the businesses as they opt for a suitable method as opposed to executing a contemporary browser strategy.

Germany gives a thumbs down to Facebook

Facebook acquires data of individuals from applications of their own such as Instagram or WhatsApp, but also third-party websites which include interfaces such as the “Like” or “Share” buttons

Apple to rival Netflix?

Apple has reportedly spent $1.4 billion in the upcoming video streaming support, that will rival with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO and Hulu.

Twitter may get an edit option: Jack Dorsey

If and when it happens it will be a welcome move because many users can avoid the anxiety of deleting and reloading tweet when typos have been committed, or wrong media file have been uploaded.

Apple iPhone users can now unlock WhatsApp through Touch ID, Face ID

WhatsApp has released version 2.19.20 of its chat messaging app on iOS. As a means to improve security and prevent others from using your WhatsApp account on your phone, WhatsApp has added a screen lock to the app, allowing authentication of the platform through Face ID or Touch ID.

Apple apologizes for the Group FaceTime bug, says a fix is incoming next week

The company has issued an apology for the security flaw and it has revealed that the Group FaceTime security bug on Apple’s servers have been fixed.