The Amazon Fire Phone is simple days away from launching in the US, and that implies Amazon is most likely readying complementary services, such as a new wallet app that just released.
Called Amazon Wallet, Amazon’s new app is available on both the Google Play Store and Amazon App Store as a cost-free download. It lets you scan and store gift cards, loyalty cards, and it’ll even acknowledge ordeals like barcodes and QR codes. You can also use Amazon Wallet to inspect your gift card balance. Continue reading
Facebook recently turned out an update for Android devices that’s supposed to speed up things up for users. If that upgrade provided on its promise, then you’ve acquired the company’s trip to Africa to say thanks to – that’s exactly how Facebook’s engineers got a preference of how slow the application could be on low-end phones with developing nations’ internet speeds. Among the social network’s engineers, Alex Sourov, detailed in an blog post how they bought several low-end Android phones in Africa to test out their application, which really did not only crash consistently, but also filled really slowly. Also even worse, they wound up consuming a month’s well worth of information strategy within 40 simply mins attempting to utilize the application. Continue reading
Skype has been lavishing focus on its Android and Windows Phone messaging apps as of late, yet it’s now time for the apple iPhone customer to get a makeover - and it’s one of the company’s largest overhauls in recent memory. The new software brings a much fresher-looking user interface that’s both symphonious with various other systems (chiefly Windows Phone) and lets you accomplish many common tasks faster. You can now start group conversations right from the hub, and you do not need to wait up until a person hops online to send a message. Continue reading
Windows Phone users worried that Whatsapp’s devs might be appreciating their Facebook cash way too much to fix the application can now rest simple. Whatsapp is now back on the Windows Phone Store after few weeks’ absence, and it also comes with brand-new features, including chat backgrounds, far better privacy settings and the ability to personalize notification tones. Its devs pulled the application from the store after a lot of users reported having serious concerns with update 3 for Windows Phone 8 that permanently disabled notices or caused persistent errors. Just as Microsoft’s Windows Phone individual Joe Belfiore promised on Twitter, though, Whatsapp’s back and ready for additional cross-platform messaging.
You no more need to go browsing app-by-app to find a buried file on your Windows Phone. Right on timetable, Microsoft has actually launched its Files application, if you’re running Windows Phone 8.1, you can now dig through folders to open and control files kept anywhere on your device. The user interface won’t as compare to what you get on your pc, yet it ought to be useful for offloading photos to an SD card or deleting video clips that are chewing up space. If you’re currently running Microsoft’s most current and greatest mobile OS, you just need to swing by the Windows Phone Store to give the file browser a spin.
The Galaxy S5′s heart price sensor unit has primarily been handy for fitness experts, but it’s now practical for the rest of us, too. Samsung has actually pushed out an update to S Health that utilizes the sensor unit to track stress levels; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you’ll recognize. The app likewise tracks long-term trends, so it needs to be clear when you’re overdue for a vacation. While S Health will not help you get rid of the annoying coworkers or personal dramas that cause stress, the app will at least make it clear that it’s time to relax.
On launch, Paper was extensively deemed the best application Facebook had actually created, with lots of favoring it to the App proper. It did not have a few functions the Facebook had, which left lots of wanting. With today’s update, Paper fans will acquire a host of new functions that could possibly have them moving away from Facebook entirely.
In Paper, we’ll now view updates for activities and Birthday parties, and finding them is equally very easy as when in Facebook’s application. Touch on the globe symbol, and it raises all your events and birthday celebrations of family and friends. If you intend to comment, you can now do so with a picture– similar to Facebook. Continue reading
Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop service, very first launched in 2011, is coming to mobile. Today, the company launched an Android app that will let customers access their desktop, whether through a Chrome internet app for Mac, PC, and Linux or with Chrome OS itself. Once you’ve set up your primary machine, you could introduce the Android app to hook up to it. Gigaom reported a few days ago that the app visited beta testing, but it’s now readily available to anyone with an Android phone or tablet, though doing a lot with the former will be a little cramped. There’s no accurate date offered for an iOS version, but Google shares it will certainly be coming later this year. Continue reading
Need to brush up on your cooking abilities, yet only have your iPhone around at hand? Don’t panic> Google has silently brought its Helpouts solution to iOS. Just like the alreadying existing Android application, the iPhone-sized app (sorry, no iPad series) allows you schedule video chats with experts on topics ranging from annealing to bike repair service. Just be ready to limit on your own to complimentary suggestions – Google isn’t really supplying paid Helpouts in the iOS app. You’ll likewise should go to the web if you want to give listings for your own instructional sessions. If neither of those limitations is a deal-breaker, though, you could begin taking courses today.
WhatsApp’s voice call feature might be even closer compared to you think, with some new hints suggesting that we’ll be able to make in-app calls very soon.
WPCentral was tipped off by volunteers which translate Hindi languages, verifying that they would certainly gotten brand-new translation requests that mean the new feature.
Three brand-new strings - Hang up, Incoming call and Outgoing call– are, we’d say, pretty apparent clues that WhatsApp is settling voice calling. Continue reading