April 21, 2019
Jumbo is a new privacy assistant app for iPhone that lets users take control of their data and privacy on social networks, websites and services like Twitter, Facebook, Alexa and Google. The app lets user delete old search and voice queries from Google and Alexa, old tweets from Twitter and restrict ad and privacy settings for content on Facebook.
April 21, 2019
WhatsApp has added a new privacy option to its app that lets users block group invitations from select users. Users can chose to either completely disable group invites or chose who can send them one. Group invites have been an annoying part of WhatsApp where users are added without their permissions, specifically for spamming purposes. This feature intends to provide a solution for this annoyance.
April 2, 2019
On its 15th birthday, Gmail received a bunch of updates for its scheduling and smart compose features. Dynamic email support is also being rolled out for desktop browsers, which will allow users to perform actions right from within Gmail, instead of switching tabs. Scheduling and smart compose are rolling out for both desktop browsers and Android devices, while iOS devices will get the updates soon.
April 1, 2019
Facebook has introduced a new change which lets users know why they are seeing a particular post in their newsfeed, be it a photo, video, status update, shared URL or anything else. This information helps users understand what data Facebook used to show that post and also gives quick options to manage what they see in their feed moving forward.
March 30, 2019
Twitter has released a new update which brings an OLED friendly black theme and automatic dark mode to its iOS app. The app already had a dark mode but instead of being completely black, it used a blue/grey color scheme which made readability really easy in low light environments.
March 28, 2019
Twitter has rolled out a major update for photo and video sharing in their smartphone apps. Users can now easily capture and share photos and videos by swiping left from their Home timeline. Users can capture a photo, record a 2 minutes video or start a live session via the new camera mode in the app. After capture, a new overlay will allow users to …
March 12, 2019
Slack has finally introduced a new dark theme for its apps for iOS and Android. The dark mode is currently available for Slack beta users and can be enabled with a simple toggle in Settings. Here’s how to get the beta app on your iOS and Android devices and use the new dark mode in Slack.
March 11, 2019
Slack has recently started testing a dark mode for their iOS and Android apps, however, they have not announced any plans to introduce dark mode in their desktop apps yet. The company announced last year that they are working on new native apps for macOS and Windows so dark mode might be introduced as part of those major updates. Fortunately, if you are on macOS, …
March 4, 2019
Facebook has included a hidden new dark mode in Messenger for iOS and Android. The dark mode can be enabled by using the moon emoji in a chat message, and works for both iOS and Android. Here is how you can enable it on your iOS device.
February 16, 2019
Netflix has launched a new ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for iOS. The app will automatically download new episodes of a previously downloaded TV show and delete the older episodes. The feature works only when connected to Wi-Fi, therefore, users do not have to worry about the app consuming mobile data. Users may think of this feature as an automatic download manager.