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Facebook goes back to basics with a simpler and cleaner Messenger app

Facebook’s Messenger app has been very displeasing to use for a long time now. It takes up a lot of system resources and forces you to deal with popup messages, among a myriad of other complaints. There is an audience out there that uses Messenger, despite the app being a hassle to use. Facebook has heard the long-ignored criticism and is refreshing the app with …

Apple’s App Store was 93% more profitable than Google Play Store in Q3 2018

Whether you are an iPhone or an Android user, everyone needs apps. The developers of these apps have to carefully choose where to commit their time and resources in order to create the best experiences for their users.  Apple App Store and Google Play Store help connect a community of developers to a world of consumers by cataloging millions of apps daily for their smartphones.

YouTuber fools users with an iPhone XS Max selfie posing as Pixel 2 selfie

Jonathan Morrison, a popular YouTube, played bait and switch with the entirety of the Android community for 2 days, by posting a beautiful portrait mode selfie on Instagram and claiming it was taken on a Google Pixel 2. Fanboys rallied behind the infamous “BeautyGate“, which put the iPhone XS and XS Max camera under scrutiny for misrepresenting skin tones and making them look highly edited. …

Google Maps apps add Apple Music controls and commute tab

Whether you are a native to the city, just visiting, or taking a ride-hailing service like Uber or Lyft, Google Maps has made itself a part of our daily travel. With significant updates like live traffic updates and route information, the app continues to get better. The latest update does even more for the every day commuter as Google is introducing new features like a commute tab, …

Download Pixel 3 wallpapers & live wallpaper APK for any smartphone

Wallpapers from Pixel 3 XL, Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone, have been leaked online in their full high resolution glory. Although the phone is supposed to be officially announced on October 9, almost everything about it, including specifications, features and other details, have been leaked on the Internet. While Google tries to figure out how to stop the leaks, you can download these beautiful wallpapers, ready …

Instagram announces shopping in Stories and Explore tab

Instagram is home to over 400 million users, and almost 150 million of this audience comes to the app with commercial purposes. Whether it’s a product endorsement, or sponsored content, business on Instagram is very strong and results in strong earnings for businesses. Among the selfies, beautiful photographs and food photos, the shopping community has relied on links-in-bio, and other workarounds to conduct sales. This is …

Comparing iOS 12’s Screen Time vs Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing Features

Smartphone addiction is a serious issue that is plaguing the modern day user. While it has become a necessity, users can now measure their consumption habits and control them, thanks to a new focus on this area by Apple and Google. With the introduction of Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing in iOS 12 and Android Pie, respectively, Apple and Google have tried to give control …