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WhatsApp hits over 1 billion daily active users globally

WhatsApp hits over 1 billion daily active users globally

The popular messaging app announced a series of milestone statistics; 55 billion messages are sent per day, along with 4.5 billion photos and 1 billion videos per day. The new update can be downloaded from Android's Play Store. Most of us locally probably use WhatsApp as our main chat application since most of our friends and family are using it and the bundles that the mobile operators provide.



Anniversary mobile release may get delayed

We've heard talk of production delays before, but most recent sources seemed to be under the impression that the iPhone 8 would still get a September launch. The new iPhone 8 is expected to be accompanied by two other handsets. Same goes for the previously teased renders that showed the Touch ID on the side bar, Macotakara claims that it is highly unlikely for the fingerprint technology to be embedded within the power button .


Waze just came to Android Auto - At long last

Waze just came to Android Auto - At long last

Google Maps in particular beats out most factory navigation systems. The app is now making its way on to all the Android Auto running navigation systems in automobiles. Navigate to all your most frequented destinations as pre-programmed in your Waze app in one tap-we're talking home, work and your Waze favourites.


You Can Still Install MS Paint After Microsoft's New Update

You Can Still Install MS Paint After Microsoft's New Update

This is a security step that means any browsing you do on your phone can only be continued on the PC you've selected. Microsoft has also tweaked the boot-up process, and the feature whereby Windows will use your sign-in details to automatically finish setting up the system after an update is applied has now been extended to cover standard reboots or shutdowns.


Google testing autoplaying videos in Search

Google testing autoplaying videos in Search

But on mobile Google Instant makes no sense, given that your keyboard is taking up half your screen while you're typing, and most of the rest is obscured by your fingers anyway. More than 50 percent of Google queries now happen on mobile devices . If you want more or in-depth results from your query, you will have to click on a search suggestion or click enter.