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How to record Skype audio and video calls

Skype is easily one of the most popular voice calling apps on the Internet. If you have always wondered if you can record your audio and video calls, you can do so now in Skype and it works effortlessly. No need to have third-party apps risking your privacy or security!¬†The feature is available on both desktop and mobile versions of Skype, and it’s very easy …

Android Pie vs iOS 12 – Feature Comparison

iOS 12 is a work in progress as it is currently in beta testing, but plenty of user feedback shows that the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system brings a lot of promise with it. On the other hand, we have Google’s Android Pie, which is officially out for flagship devices like the Pixel series. Let’s get down to brass tacks and see which …

How to apply for Instagram verification and keep your account secure

Instagram has introduced some new security related features, aimed at protecting its users from hacks. This features include authenticity information for popular accounts, verification system for public figures and improvements to how two-factor authentication works on Instagram. The aim behind these measures is to ensure that users know who they are following or interacting with, as well as keep their accounts secure and better protected …

Google’s Gboard can turn selfie into stickers called ‘Minis’

Google has added a new feature called ‘Minis’ to Gboard, which lets users create customized stickers by taking a selfie. This creates a Bitmoji/Memoji like virtual avatar that can be copy and pasted in different apps. The feature works by using a combination of algorithms and neural networks, along with a number of personalization options, to create a digital replica of you.

YouTube now lets you track your time spent watching videos

YouTube has introduced new tools to help users manage their digital wellbeing. These tools let users track how much time they spend on the service while watching videos, and lets them configure notifications and break reminders to control their usage. Google just introduced digital wellbeing tools in Android P, which also let users track and control their usage. Expanding similar tools to Youtube only makes …

Google releases Android P, names it Android 9 Pie

Google has released the latest major update to Android, version number 9, and named it Android 9 Pie. Codenamed Android P during testing, the new update has a number of new features which include a new gesture based multitasking interface (very similar to iPhone X), a Digital Wellbeing feature for tracking device usage, improved battery management, app actions, Slices and more. The update is now …

Dank is a beautiful new Reddit app for Android with a gestures based interface

Dank is a unique new Reddit app which breaks away from the cookie cutter templates and design guidelines that Material Design inspired apps mostly use. The app has its own delightful animations, gestures and user interface quirks. Dank is building towards a good hefty feature set – it currently supports fast media playback¬†and viewing, for videos and images respectively, as well as inline comment replies, …