Category : Applications

Instagram wants to warn users when there are bugs

Instagram wants to warn users when there are bugs

A week after social networks have had a "blackout" for more than six hours, and after there have been some difficulties in accessing them a little around the world, Instagram announced that it is in the testing phase of a new feature that alerts when the platform is with technical problems. It is expected

Feature in Twitch testing will allow viewers to pay to promote streamers

Feature in Twitch testing will allow viewers to pay to promote streamers

Days after announcing new security tools designed to protect streamers from hate attacks, Twitch is experimenting with a new feature that will allow viewers to pay to promote a streamer. Several rumors have been circulating on social media about the development of the new feature, and a spokesperson

Failed deal, Zoom will not buy Five9

Failed deal, Zoom will not buy Five9

Five9 will remain independent, its business that existed to be acquired by Zoom has officially been cancelled. While in a press release, Five9 says it was "terminated by mutual agreement," it is also true that Five9 shareholders rejected the $14.7 billion deal. Under the agreement, announced in July, Five9 shareholders

Android allows you to control the smartphone with your eyes or a smile

Android allows you to control the smartphone with your eyes or a smile

Android recently introduced a set of features, the most important being Camera Switches, which allows the user to interact with his smartphone through a set of facial gestures. This novelty is an update of Switch Access, which had been released in 2015, in which the user could resort to several buttons adapted

Whatsapp may come to have support for two smartphones

Whatsapp may come to have support for two smartphones

Over time, Whatsapp, which is owned by Facebook, has inserted several new features as a way to improve the user experience within the platform. One of the biggest criticisms of the current multi-device support on WhatsApp has been the inability to connect multiple smartphones to one phone number. At the moment, you can only

Valve may have in study a second VR headset

Valve may have in study a second VR headset

Valve may have a second VR headset in development with a standalone design similar to what is currently already offered by Facebook's Oculus Quest line of headsets. Evidence of this new headset has been brought to light by YouTuber Brad Lynch. He found several references in Valve's SteamVR code to a device

Google Meet brightens up streaming for users in low light

Google Meet brightens up streaming for users in low light

Who hasn't been in an online meeting where one of the participants could barely see each other due to the lack of lighting in the surrounding space? With this problem in mind, Google Meet has launched a new feature that lights up a user when they are dimly lit, so it's easier for everyone to see them.

WhatsApp will be blocked on MILLIONS of phones in a few weeks... See the list of blocked smartphones

WhatsApp will be blocked on MILLIONS of phones in a few weeks... See the list of blocked smartphones

WhatsApp will be blocked on MILLIONS of phones forever in a few weeks. And Android and Apple users have been urgently warned to update their software. Which is necessary for the app to work properly. And the operating systems need to be updated by the owners of the mobile phones. Which leaves things

Whatsapp develops Money Back service

Whatsapp develops Money Back service

Although it is not available in Portugal, Whatsapp offers for some users in Brazil and India a payment service. Last November, the social network launched WhatsApp Pay in India, after being in the testing phase for two years due to regulatory obstacles. Last August,

Study reveals half of Americans consume news through social networks

Study reveals half of Americans consume news through social networks

About half of Americans say they use social media as a vehicle to get informed about current affairs, this is the conclusion of a Pew Research study that announced that Americans continue to consume news regularly on Facebook, although the exact percentage has dropped from 36% in 2020 to 31% in 2021. This

New OnePlus 9 update brings Hasselblad XPan camera

New OnePlus 9 update brings Hasselblad XPan camera

OnePlus is finally putting its camera partnership with Hasselblad into practice. This new update is bringing a look and feel of Hasselblad's XPan cinematic camera to the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro. This is a nice surprise because the 9 Series cameras initially didn't match the

iPad Mini does not support mmWave 5G

iPad Mini does not support mmWave 5G

Apple's iPad Mini was one of the most exciting announcements at the iPhone 13 event on Tuesday, but in the aftermath of the IPad a limitation was identified as noted by Jason Snell of Six Colors. The new iPad Mini does not support mmWave 5G. Apparently its new A15 Bionic processor may

Facebook acknowledges Instagram has negative impact on youth

Facebook acknowledges Instagram has negative impact on youth

Surely we already know that social networks have many positive aspects, but also some negative ones due to the addition that it adds to some people, not to mention other negative aspects that social networking can bring, such as bullying. However, Facebook has never acknowledged these negative aspects, despite trying to prevent them