Home https://appnations.com http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 24 Apr 2024 20:26:08 +0200 https://appnations.com | iPhone's best feature is coming to Android phones Soon you'll be able to send texts both from your desktop and from your Android phone... For the most part, Android users have it pretty good. Android users get to chose from a bevvy of phones far more diverse than Apple's offering and can enjoy a level of freedom that Apple users can’t even imagine. A crucial missing feature has been something like Apple's iMessage though, which tu... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7319 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:01:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Amazon made an efficient app to save data Amazon recently launched an Android web browser app that is designed to use minimal storage and data. It is called the Internet. The app has been sitting unspotted in the Google Play Store since March. Amazon has not made it public, but the downfall is that the 'Internet' is only available in India – for now, hopefully – and runs on Android 5.0 and higher devices. The app offers a web ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7277 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | On-demand playlists are coming with a new Spotify With reports about an upcoming change to Spotify's free tier of services, it appears the music service is now serving the updated UI to selected users. Even though we do not know if this is the new form of the free version of mobile expected to roll out, these UI changes, which includes options to play songs on demand in selected playlists, would make the free version more like a Premium account. ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7276 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Opera benefits from the Facebook data leak, boasting huge increases With the recent data breach of many of Facebook's global user information, it's no wonder people are concerned about their internet and data security now more than ever. This means that people are making changes to the way they browse, which explains Opera's latest mobile web report, showing South African's trust their mobile browsers for social media access more than they do d... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7266 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Google Go just launched, and it will save you data Google recently launched a service which will provide users with a 'lighter' way to search. Google Go is specifically aimed at users who do not flagship smartphones or people who just want to watch their data usage. It is basically a search engine, just like the conventional Google search found in most Android devices, but it has been optimised to use less data, device memory and also run bas... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7252 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Gmail due for a complete make-over Google has sent an email to its customers to announce that a new version of Gmail for web will be launched with a fresh design and new features. Some of the new features include being able to access Google Calendar from the Gmail interface directly and snooze emails so that they reappear in your inbox hours or days later. This is a good way to clean your inbox if you can’t reply to a specifi... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7221 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Can't log into Tinder? Blame Facebook Facebook has broken Tinder and users who were booted off the dating app have taken to Twitter to complain about it. Ever since the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, where as many as 87 million users had data improperly shared with the UK data mining firm, Facebook has been rolling out more security and data privacy updates. Facebook, however, recently announced sweeping changes to many of its most... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7185 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:00:05 +0200 https://appnations.com | Hogwarts Mystery mobile game is coming Attention, all Potterheads! A new Harry Potter Mobile game is coming in April 2018, in the form of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. The game is developed by Jam City and Portkey Games, and the upcoming release lets players experience the life of a Hogwarts student by creating their own character. This will include attending classes, learning spells, and interacting with fellow magical-stu... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7167 Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:00:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Tinder looks to add loop videos to your profile Looped videos are the biggest craze right now, bringing small movements to pictures – whether the person is chugging back a drink or about to score a legendary goal, Boomerang has been all over people's Instagram profiles. Tinder is currently testing the possibility of a two-second looping video feature to add to peoples profiles similar to Boomerang. It would be Tinder's first video-based f... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7160 Thu, 05 Apr 2018 17:00:13 +0200 https://appnations.com | Facebook admits to scanning photos and links sent on Messenger Facebook is definitely not in a good space with the recent data privacy scandal, which is far from over. However, it looks like the company has revealed a practice which has ruffled some feathers, namely how the messages, photos and links you send over the Messenger platform are scanned. This was revealed during an interview with Vox's Ezra Klein (via Bloomberg). During this interview, Facebook's ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7161 Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Grindr exposed for sharing users' HIV status Grindr, the gay dating app, ran into some trouble after users discovered that their information around their HIV status was being shared with two external analytics companies – Apptimize and Localytics. Although the information shared was encrypted, anonymous and not shared with any advertisers, many users expressed their concern with such personal information being shared outside of th... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7141 Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:00:06 +0200 https://appnations.com | Facebook launched bulk app removal tool to clean up privacy settings Facebook now allows users to remove third-party apps in bulk, and all posts those apps may have published on your behalf, a welcome privacy change that should make it easier to strip access to your profile from services you no longer use. The change, predicted by the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data scandal, is part of a series of sudden changes Facebook is making to mitigate fallout from the reve... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7140 Wed, 04 Apr 2018 12:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: New photo app that produces glitchy, psychedelic images With over 30 filters in total, including a Wild Card option, you can repeatedly tap to generate randomised effects. Everybody loves a good photo app, but there are so many in the App Store that it's hard to know where to begin. If you are looking for a photo- and video-editing app that does things a little bit different than the standard Instagram-like filters, a glitch-inducing app called Hypersp... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7130 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | You can spy on your WhatsApp contact with this invasive new app If you rely on WhatsApp to message your friends and family, it is important to know that the service lets your contact know about when you are available to chat, and whether you have read their texts. That is not all, Lifehacker has spotted a new iOS app called Chatwatch that uses WhatsApp's public online/offline status feature to tell your friends how often you check the app and estimate whe... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7110 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:00:19 +0200 https://appnations.com | SIRI can now control your Tesla Model 3 AI assistants can do a lot for us these days, from beatboxing to telling jokes or even warm up your home to the way you want it. But, how about opening your car? If you are lucky enough to have a Tesla Model S or Model X, that has been on the table since November last year. Even if you have the budget-friendly Model 3, if you update your Tesla iOS app to the latest version, you will be able to do ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7042 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:00:13 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Tamagotchi has made it way to smartphones! Tamagotchi has made its way to your smartphone, well, sort of! If you have been hankering to revisit your 90's youth days by killing a Tamagotchi pet (or you know, dozens) but just cannot bring yourself to carry around that clunky iconic keychain, you now have another option. You can head over to the App Store and you will find BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe's latest release, My Tamagotchi Fore... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7018 Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Is bigger really better when it comes to desktop Instagram? Back in 2010, Instagram was launched as an app, based purely on pictures, that enabled users to share snippets of their lives with other people. It then gained momentum and has progressed to having messaging tools and an ad platform which now exists for both mobile and desktop users. Most people opted for the mobile version as the trend seems to be going that way for everything, while the des... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7086 Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: A line a day keeps the drawing on the move Just a Line, still labelled as an AR experiment. Simple in idea and execution, it has the potential to become an addictive example of AR on your smartphone. Provided it becomes even more widely available. This drawing app is definitely not going to win any awards in the paint app category, you only have one colour and one line width (for now). So it is basically the digital equivalent of a white c... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7017 Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: New emojis that celebrate our differences 2019 could be the year of new Whatsapp emojis that represent disabilities. Apple has presented new emojis – representing hearing aids, guides, and people with disabilities – in a submission to the Unicode Consortium. Apple's submission states that “Apple is requesting the addition of emoji's to better represent individuals with disabilities. Currently, emoji provide a w... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7074 Tue, 27 Mar 2018 09:00:06 +0200 https://appnations.com | This app might help prevent strokes The most common type of arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation is an irregular beating of the heart that can lead to strokes, blood clots, or even heart failure if left unchecked. Unless an electrocardiogram is being used, it can be difficult to detect. However, there is an app that might buy you some time that will do the job. A 2011 study, done by the scientists from Finland's University of Turku colla... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7015 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | You can now add hashtags to your bio on Instagram Instagram lets users edit their profiles where they can provide a brief description about themselves, who they are, what they do and so on. Now it looks like profiles on Instagram are about to get more interactive as Instagram has rolled out a new feature that lets users add hashtags and profile links. According to Instagram, "With hashtag and profile links in your bio, you can express yourse... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7041 Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:00:05 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: New WhatsApp features to make your life easier WhatsApp has evolved rapidly from being a simple message service to so much more allowing users to personalise their experiences. WhatsApp has recently added two new features for those who use multiple communication options through the app. The first is the addition of the group description feature for the beta version of Android last month. This is useful for users who tend to communicate with th... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7027 Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:00:14 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: L'Oreal needs Modiface, a major AR beauty company L'Oreal announced earlier this week that they have come in contact with Modiface, which is a company that's had a hand in the creation of many custom augmented reality beauty apps, including those from Sephora and Estée Lauder. L'Oreal did not comment on the amount they have paid to obtain Modiface, but it did tell Reuters that is now owns Modiface's numerous patent that helps users visuali... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7013 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Google Lens is now available on iOS Google initially launched Lens on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Over the past few months, though, they have been rolling Lens out to all Android phones, and now it is available on iOS devices too, but only if you have Google Photos installed. Google Lens is essentially a visual search tool. So when you visit a new city and want to know the name of a certain building, take a photo of it, launch ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=7006 Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:00:11 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Bumble takes a stand against mass shootings in America The social and dating app, Bumble, took a stand against the American government's lack of action against the mass shootings that are becoming an increasing occurrence. There has been a lot of criticism on both sides of the argument but Bumble has made it clear which side they stand on, banning any images that show firearms. They have also asked users to report any images on the app that show firea... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6964 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | The Essential Phone welcomes Android Oreo 8.1 Android Oreo 8.1 is now out on the Essential Phone, the company announced on Twitter. The Essential Phone users just have to check their phones and download the update. Android Oreo 8.1 had previously been out in beta for Essential beta testers. Essential has said that the company will skip the release of Android 8.0 due to "several stability issues". The newer version of Oreo includes a faster st... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6961 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:58:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Your childhood favourite game can now be downloaded on your phone! Millenials can safely say that The Sims made up a huge part of their childhood, sitting at home for hours on end building your dream house and sending your Sims off to work. Then it got even better with house parties and pets, the options seemed limitless. With everything going mobile, Electronic arts and Maxis has recently announced that they will be launching The Sims Mobile to bring back your c... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6936 Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:00:13 +0200 https://appnations.com | WhatsApp allows users more time to delete a message WhatsApp Messenger has updated its 'Delete for Everyone' that allows users to delete their sent messages within 68 minutes, compared to the previous 5 or 7 minutes. The popular Interned-based messaging service rolled out Delete for Everyone in November last year. Deleting messages for everyone allows you to delete specific messages you have sent to either a group or an individual chat. First spott... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6918 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Emojis have been added to the dictionary This news is literally on 🔥. Today it is okay to use emojis as a replacement for words in articles because they are getting the official recognition they deserve. Dictionary.com is charting the change technology is having on our language by adding official definitions to symbols."As a dictionary, it’s our job to have reference content for the terms or communication tools that people have ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6904 Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:00:11 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Luxury accommodation for luxury customers on Airbnb Since the conception of Airbnb, people have been able to travel at a cheaper price because accommodation has now become a lot cheaper if you are willing to take the chance and sleep in a stranger's home. If taking chances isn't your style, Airbnb has announced the launch of a new tier in its service called Airbnb Plus that works on higher end accommodation which means it is now able to directly co... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6899 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: New Instasize is the best all-in-one photo editing app Instagram and Facebook make it easy to share photos online, and it has become the social norm to use social media to keep friends and family up to date with what's going on in our daily lives. Due to social media, photo editing apps are in extremely high demand, in fact, you probably have a few on your smartphone right now. Available: iPhone and Android Our rating: 4/5 The average Instagram user w... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6890 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | The app that could save your life at the airport With terrorism becoming a rising issue all over the world today, people are desperate to find a way to identify and eliminate potentially dangerous individuals so as to avoid putting others in harm's way. Airports and subways have already beefed up their security measures but only have gut feelings and general profiling to be able to identify dangerous travellers. Unisys is currently attempti... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6886 Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | YouTube is testing a new feature that replaces the background of your video Artificial Intelligence might one day control every aspect of our social lives but, for now, YouTube has taken the AI aspect to create funny backgrounds in your YouTube videos. Engineers at Google have developed a new tool that uses AI and machine learning to filter out and replace the backgrounds in videos, much like a green screen does. It goes by the name of mobile real-time video segmentation,... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6866 Mon, 05 Mar 2018 14:00:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | If you temporarily lost your phone, just clap to find it Few things are more frustrating than misplacing your phone, especially before you are on your way to a party, or running late for work. There is an app that can help, called Clap to Find My Phone, it is here to save you from the misplaced-frustration. Bet you can already guess how it works? What a genius. The app is currently on Android only and seems unlikely to be any use on iOS, where you would... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6850 Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:00:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Now your dentist can literally keep an eye on you If you are anything like us, you will know that when that dentist appointment comes up (because you have to go at least every year out of fear that your teeth will fall out) you dread it the whole week. The dentist is truly the bane of life (no offence to any dentists out there) and instills fear in the hearts of young children and fully grown adults alike. But, Dr Sunny Sihra from London, UK... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6831 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 21:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Everything you need to know about the latest trending app – VERO You might have noticed some photographers talking about VERO, but if not, you are not alone. The app has been all over social media this week and might be worth downloading... But what is VERO? Basically, if Facebook and Instagram had to get a technical baby, you would get VERO, but the best part about the app is that it has no algorithms or ads. Surprisingly enough the app has been around since 2... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6825 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Introducing the app that helps to edit your drone videos Drone videos can be spectacular, but to edit the videos, well... it's not always so easy. Video editing is a skill especially when you don't always need to include all the footage that you have recorded, just the important bits that you feel will add to the narrative. But, with Parrot, there is an easier way. You can now spend more time flying your drone and less time editing the footage... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6813 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 20:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Becoming a travel guru has never been so easy with these 7 apps Planning your trip to go overseas but have no idea where to start? Now, these apps have you covered! They can even make the decision of your best holiday destination easier by giving you information on the best attractions, basic prices and full-on reviews on places around the world. It's difficult to think of a time before apps were there to save our asses! From organising documents to finding to... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6805 Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:30:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Phones are designed to get you more obsessed with social media There comes a time when you are lying in bed and you have nothing else to do but stare at your bright screen for the next two hours. With vast growing vortex of social media and the fact that smartphones do not make it any easier for our generation to not get addicted, we all have that uncontrollable urge. We have an urge to use technological devices such as computers, gaming systems and smar... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6795 Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:01:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Facebook Messenger allows you to add friends to ongoing video chats Facebook Messenger now allows you to add more friends and family members to your audio and video chats while they are still in progress. With a new feature introduced this week, you can add people to ongoing audio or video call while you are still talking, rather than having to hang up and manually add people into a conversation before restarting the video or voice call. To add a friend or family ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6771 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:01:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Feeling lonely? Dont worry! A hacker could choose your next match You may want to think twice about giving your phone number to the cute guy at the bar next time because they could hack into your Tinder account just by using your phone number. Scary right? Mr Prakash, from Bangalore, India implored with Tinder to upgrade their security to prevent people from being hacked. He claims it was easy to log into the app without a password using Facebook's Account kit, ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6759 Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Want to become a DJ? It can become a reality but its virtual Playing video games in virtual reality is one thing, but becoming a DJ is another. Reality Decks is an all-new Oculus Rift application that was programmed and designed from the ground up for virtual reality DJing. From a personalised avatar to elements that a DJ just is not capable of achieving in the real world, Reality Decks open up an entirely new world for virtual reality and music. In this un... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6762 Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Your maths homework done in just one picture After high school, the majority of the population throws out their advanced calculators and rejoices in the thought of never having to look at another equation again. That is, until you have to help kids with their homework and your phone’s calculator just doesn't cut it. Photomath claims to solve all of your maths problems (literally and figuratively) and it's being dubbed a ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6744 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:01:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | How to Instagram like a pro! Samsung recently announced The Camera Reimagined as the only hint at what its next phone has in store, so why not learn more about what makes a great Instagram photo? Everyone might have a different answer, but there are a few key things that are always a must: a great angle, perfect lighting, finding your voice, and the kind of clear picture you get with a truly great smartphone camera. While tim... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6745 Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:30:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: The love of your life is just one bitcoin away! Dating apps have taken over, giving users innumerable options with even small niches of dating sites based on religion or income growing in popularity. Luxy is the controversial dating app of choice for the rich and beautiful. No, really, you have to either be earning over $200 000 or be invited based on your looks alone, which are voted on by other users. If the candidate hasn't re... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6731 Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:01:06 +0200 https://appnations.com | An app that will help you get over your ex The worst thing is when you cry your eyes, heartbroken over a break-up. Even the best of us forget how to live like a normal human being, instead, we eat ice-cream out the tub with a spoon and obsessively stalk the social media accounts of our suddenly perfect ex.  Relationship guru, Zoë Foster Blake, believes she can make your drunk texts and general misery a thing of the past wit... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6728 Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | A new app that promises a bitcoin to first person who beats it! A Bitcoin is the prize for solving these 24 puzzles. Players can solve these puzzles on their own or play with other players, will be able to leave hints behind for others, or confuse them with red herrings that lead them down dead-ends. After all, only one person can win the Bitcoin in the end. Introducing Montecrypto: The Bitcoin Enigma, a new puzzle game from developers, Gem Rose Collective, la... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6726 Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Software bug crash iPhones and disable access to apps and iMessages Before the end of 2017, Apple had shockingly bad weeks of software problems, and it looks like 2018 is not starting so well either. A new bug has been discovered in iOS 11 that lets people send a specific character that will crash an iPhone and block access to the Messages app in iOS and popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iPhone and Gmail. Apple plans on fixing the problem... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6718 Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:01:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | The app that saves lives – Connectus Medical There is no doubt that apps and technology have improved medicine tenfold. People are now able to educate themselves on certain conditions or even request medical help through an app. This specific app is called ConnectUs Medical and it helps kidney patients to locate the closest treatment centres to them. People with serious kidney problems find themselves planning their lives and their holidays ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6702 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Apps that are shifting the focus onto making a difference Apps are created to benefit humans and make life easier and more convenient. But, what if we flipped it around and people used apps to help others? Well, these three ethical apps do just that. Charity Miles – This app allows users to sign up to a specific charity and exercise to raise money for the charity of their choice. Originally, the app was aimed at attracting large corporate spo... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6680 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:00:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: The Olympics is now in your pocket The busybodies of the world who have little time to sit down and keep up with the Olympics now have the ultimate solution, thanks to Snapchat! While NBC holds exclusive TV rights, shelling out $963 million for full coverage of the Olympics, viewer numbers are looking increasingly bleak. In the time of mobile technology and apps, people are less likely to glue themselves to a TV to keep up with the... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6665 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Google brings snapchat-like AR effect to photo app Motion Stills is "an app from Google Research that lets you capture short videos and transforms them into beautiful cinematography or sweeping cinematic pans using our advanced stabilisation and rendering technology." The AR mode does not run through Google's ARCore system, but instead the Google Research team says, "With the new AR mode, a user simply touches the viewfinder to place fun, virtual ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6645 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:05:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Snapchat now allows you to create your own face lenses Snapchat is rolling out a new feature that includes a tool to create custom face lenses and new text caption styles for your snaps. The lenses feature augmented reality masks that overlay your face with details like puppy ears, flower crowns and the all-important vomiting rainbows. The feature for these lenses starts from $9.99 and go up depending on the size of the location you have chosen (cover... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6633 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:00:10 +0200 https://appnations.com | We gave Mr. Darcy Tinder and this is what happened.... The beloved classic novels are now being revised into modern-day novels. But perhaps not in a good way... Jane Auten's novel, Pride and Prejudice, has been a classic for years but, what if Mr Darcy had Tinder – you know, just to keep his options open? Technology puts a whole new spin on the story, adding a bit of mystery and a whole lot more drama to the plot. The tale highlights t... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6628 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:01:06 +0200 https://appnations.com | Instagram is testing a new feature that will let users 'Repost' Insta Stories Instagram confirmed that it is testing an option that lets you "repost" / "regram" public feed posts from other users to your Story. For those who have access to the new feature, it will appear as "Add post to your story" when you tap the share icon underneath a post. If you do not want your public posts to be shared in this way, there is the option to change your privacy settings. Even if your ac... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6625 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:00:09 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Become the lead detective in your own X–Files series! Major news for X-Files fans! If you're just completely devastated about the finishing the series, fear not! The mobile game is here! The franchise is now spreading onto mobile platforms following the end of the 11th season of the series. FoxNext Games and Creative Mobile Games have named it: X–Files: Deep State. The paranormal series is famous for its mystery murder element with just enough ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6617 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:05:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Audi's latest app brings advertising to your living room Who needs imagination when we have augmented reality. Audi has released a new AR smartphone application that is triggered by their TV commercials. The app brings the company's cars out of the screen and into your living room or driveway. According to the company, the Audi Quattro coaster AR application "recognises" specific Audi TV commercials. If the right commercial is playing, it will then trig... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6615 Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Get more out of your run! The Nike app offers everything from shopping to training and coaching. The Nike+ Run Club app focuses on the health and fitness side, allowing users to track their runs, download workout plans and post your results on a social platform. But Nike has now stepped it up with a new feature called "NikePlus Unlocks" which rewards users for their workouts and more. The benefits are being sponsored by Ni... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6600 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Airbnb's latest news can let you sleep aboard a Blue Planet II Voyager According to the souls, onboard Alucia – the brains behind the Blue Planet II – the ocean floor is this year's floor of the moon. It is just as unexplored and a lot closer to get to. A hand full of people spend their lives exploring this dark underworld-universe and the creatures that live there. Now, thanks to Airbnb and BBC worldwide, you can get the opportunity to experience their d... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6584 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:07:41 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Apple's augmented reality tool kit can now detect objects Apple will be rolling out an upgrade to its augmented reality toolbox, ARKit, to developers in a beta version. ARKit 1.5 adds a few marquee features including one big one: wall detection. Up until the latest update, the ARKit has been focused on offering horizontal plane detection, allowing developers to know where the 'floor' is that it can then use to orient or place objects in 3D space. It left... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6496 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:01:05 +0200 https://appnations.com | Snapchat: Share stories, spread the news! Snap Inc. recently launched major changes to Snapchat following a plummet in investors and the announcement of Facebook's changes. Snap has been looking to attract new users as their recorded daily users were only at 178 million. While Snapchat is known for its messages that disappear within a matter of seconds, it will now release a new feature that will allow users to press and hold on the tiles... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6490 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:01:09 +0200 https://appnations.com | Instagram's new features gives you GIF stickers Those that are incapable of conveying emotion with their faces, well now they have nothing to fear, cause Giphy is here. A digital library of Giphy stickers is waiting for you, and you can surf along with the Giphys or even float along a sea of cheeseburgers.  It is hard to believe, but users can now collage Giphy GIF stickers all over their Instagram. From bouncing letters, pizzas in space,... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6484 Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: The app that will make you wish your battery life away Die With Me sounds like a pretty morbid name for an app but the concept isn't as morbid as you would think. The app functions as a chatroom that connects people who's phones are dying. Not literally though, it connects the user with other people who's batteries are less than 5%. Creator, Dries Deporter, built the app to help people "do something positive with low battery". It was suppose... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6475 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 21:00:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Find your museum doppelgänger with Google Arts and Culture The Google Arts and Culture app is helping the uncultured people of the world keep up to date on upcoming and historical art, which is especially useful for those who aren't such fans of spending hours in a museum. It allows users to learn about the stories behind historical places and world-famous paintings. If you feel like having a cultured day but don't feel like leaving the comfort of yo... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6456 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:01:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: This App Claims To Pay You With Cryptocurrency The aim of the game is to get people out of their homes and into the open to get fit and live an active life. Meet Sweatcoin, a free app for Android and iOS users, based on the idea that the more you exercise, the more cryptocurrency you earn. Yes, Sweatcoin pays its users cryptocurrency depending on how far you have walked, and it is taking over the market like wildfire and has already beate... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6453 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Google's Gboard might end up texting for you Google's Gboard keyboard for iOS and Android packs a bunch of useful features, and now it looks like the company is working on adding a 'Smart Reply' feature for the keyboard too. Smart Reply is already available in certain Google apps, like Inbox, Gmail and Allo. Now, some online sources detail that the inclusion of this feature is going to be implemented in an upcoming version of Gboard for Andr... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6418 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Your own personal Snapchat app, redesigned by you After Facebook's announcement of redesigning major features on its app, Snap Inc took a similar path and recently launched a redesign of the Snapchat app. It now separated content posted by publishing houses and content creators to content sent by the user's friends. Basically, it's aiming in the same direction Facebook is, to streamline connections and simplify the connec... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6420 Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:10:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Dating ghosts are no longer invisible Hinge has set out on a mission to reduce unnecessary heartbreak in the online dating world. Hinge is a dating app which matches users to other users based on mutual friends. This means that the app does require the user to connect with Facebook in order to assess their mutual friends. The app is geared towards starting relationships instead of growing the hook-up culture associated with other dati... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6404 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | LUNO - Your Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Wallet Cryptocurrency is becoming more and more popular, so much so in fact that there are several apps that can help you invest in Bitcoin or simply keep your Bitcoins safe. People love easy-to-use products, and it is never too late to get involved in cryptocurrency too. Here is a free app to get you started on the steps to becoming a Bitcoin trader. With Luno, your money is safe and secure. Availa... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6391 Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:30:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Twitter gives Trump unlimited lives Trump has made himself quite a name on Twitter, posting controversial tweets that seem to rile up the community. His tweets often come close to violating the ethics of Twitter that would normally get people banned and removed from Twitter altogether. Many people have actually challenged Twitter on removing Trump's account, which Twitter refused to do. It's not the entertainment factor that prevent... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6389 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:02:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Your one stop Neil Patrick Harris stop on your phone Suit up! Neil Patrick Harris is back and easier to keep up with! Anyone who is a massive fan will always follow their favourite celeb on all social media sites. But, trying to keep up with the hype on at least four different sites is near impossible. The IAm Neil Patrick Harris app pulls all of his Twitter, Instagram and Facebook posts and integrates them all into a single app. Since Harris h... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6375 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Pornographic malware found in Android apps for kids Google has recently removed over 60 gaming apps from its Google Play Store, many seemingly targeted at kids, that contained malware displaying pornographic adverts. Researchers from the security firm – Check Point – discovered the malware, called AdultSwine, in apps that have been downloaded more than 3 million times, according to a report released Friday. The gaming apps include ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6372 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:05:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: A Houseparty in your phone! There is nothing new about Facetime and live videos but aside from being able to comment on the video, there have been few ways in which people have been able to directly interact with the video. The Houseparty app allows a group of friends to stream a live video with their group of friends as a video chat with up to 8 people simultaneously. The app was launched in 2016 and currently has 20 millio... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6356 Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:30:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | The ultimate party planning clan! Planning a party can be difficult, considering all the elements to consider, including the weather, and then all the people you invite who want to bring three of their own friends. The next step is to consider the food you intend on feeding your guests – do you want to go the take-away's route or are you going to cook? Of course, there is no party without drinks but buyin... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6333 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:00:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | Chatbots conned people out of $154 million! People create fake profiles all the time, whether it be to get to a person who has blocked them, to trick people into liking them or a more sinister reason, it is so common its been named "catfishing". It happens on most social media platforms and is still very common in dating apps. There have been many stories of people organising a get-together through Tinder just to arrive at&nb... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6312 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:02:01 +0200 https://appnations.com | WhatsApp is soon getting an 'Instagram feature': Everything you need to know If you are both a fan of Instagram and WhatsApp, then there is likely a new feature that will roll out soon that is sure to please all the Instagram lovers out there. The company is reportedly testing a new feature that will allow Instagram users to share Instagram Stories directly to WhatsApp, as a WhatsApp Status. However, the catch it that users will still have to go to the messaging app a... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6313 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:30:02 +0200 https://appnations.com | Update Whatsapp now, Plus Tips and Tricks WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform instant messaging application that allows smartphone-users to exchange text, image, video and audio messages for free. Our rating: 4/5 Available on: iOS 6+, Android 5.1+ First things first though. If you don't already have Whatsapp on your phone then follow these simple steps. Open your mobile phones app store, in the search bar type in the word 'Whatsapp', s... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=3459 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:06:33 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: A Haven of security in your home with just one app If you are a security junkie and want to secure documents or possessions without paying ridiculous amounts, Edward Snowden is your guy. Snowden became famous for his leak of NSA documents that revealed the US governments surveillance schemes. Snowden has now worked with a non-profit company called "The Guardian Project", a security focused company, to create an app called Haven. The app is aimed a... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6304 Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:00:07 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Neutrogena unveils a new app, skin360 Majority of the people out there are obsessed with our skins, buying and applying a bundle of products to maintain its glowing, firm and not too dry or too oily texture so to avoid wrinkles and pores. Imagine if you could know exactly the state of your skin and which product it needs. Worry no more because you do not have to go toSephora or to your dermatologist to find out that Johnson & John... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6298 Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:00:08 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: 5 Apps that are absolutely killing their marketing strategy The competition for good apps is seriously tough in this day and age when apps are changing the way we do things in our daily life. It's not just about the app anymore, it also about the way the app is marketed. The well-known games and apps have absolutely crushed the marketing space, which means that almost everyone knows their name. An important aspect to consider is also getting the ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6286 Sat, 06 Jan 2018 12:00:05 +0200 https://appnations.com | WhatsApp explodes on New years eve! New Years is an evening of celebration to welcome the coming year often spent with friends and family. But, of course, people who aren't celebrating together are desperate to wish their friends and family happy new years. Some people plan ahead of time knowing that they will be in no state to wish anyone and send out their messages beforehand. However, the majority of the population experience the... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6270 Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:01:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | WhatsApp decides to stop supporting Windows & BlackBerry smartphones! If you are one of those users that are still running an old operating system on your smartphone, it is time to consider an upgrade. WhatsApp has decided to no longer support BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0; which is entirely understandable given only a few people still using them. The messaging app has previously stopped supporting Android 2.3.3, Windows Phone 7, iOS 6, and Noki... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6266 Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: The Cuphead that tricked all of us Recently, Apple released a $5 Dollar game on their store called "Cuphead" which turned out to be a fake game. "Cuphead" is an action game that allows the player to control a character that shoots at the villains to pay his debt back to the devil. A fake iOS version was released with real screenshots of the game and listed StudioMDHR as the developer. However, the give away was that queries were se... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6243 Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | This app reminds you that you are going to die 5 times a day! Surely we all know that we are dying by the minute, right? Sooner, rather than later, and in the grand scheme of things it could be tomorrow, or ten minutes from now. Everything you love, haveever loved and ever will love will die, too. Maybe after, but most likely before. Then you will suffer through that until it is your turn to RIP. How do you feel? Energised? Ready to carpe diem? Or desperatel... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6203 Tue, 02 Jan 2018 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Airbnb is working on in-app Virtual Reality When you are browsing Airbnb and you really like the place you would like to stay in, photos do not always seem to justify how amazing the space can actually be. In a bid to empower its guests, hosts and local communities, Airbnb wants to implement virtual reality to give tenants an immersive preview of potential accommodation and augmented reality to enhance the experience after you arrive. Airbn... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6204 Mon, 01 Jan 2018 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Google makes marketing fun with Star Wars and Stranger Things AR stickers This year has definitely seen a growth in the potential that virtual reality and augmented reality can become in the near future. Google has now decided to release their augmented reality stickers to all Pixels phones running Android 8.1 Oreo. Whether bringing a favourite story to life or making the festive season a little more manageable, users will be able to enjoy Star Wars and Netflix marketin... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6205 Sun, 31 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: The multipurpose personal trainer in your pocket Aaptiv is an app that allows you to keep several trainers on command on your phone. The app allows the user to choose from a variety of audio workout options for outdoor running, strength training, treadmill, indoor cycling, elliptical and yoga. Within each workout, there are choices of varying difficulty and duration of the workout which is paired with different genres of music such as pop and ro... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6239 Sat, 30 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Instagram's new hashtag following Instagram is looking to change this set up by allowing people to follow particular hashtags, providing them with streamlined content based on their interests, as well as the ability to follow groups and communities. It allows cat fiends to simply follow a hashtag relating to cats to streamline their page. Once the user follows the hashtags, a newsfeed page will open up for that specific hashtag sh... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6151 Fri, 29 Dec 2017 10:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Dont worry, there is a way to avoid any Facebook history drama Facebook is the leading social media app which allows people to connect from across the world. People use it to contact people they haven't seen in years, keep up with friends' events (remember their birthdays) and even get a little extra info on a potential love interest. The search queries inside the website have increased dramatically and, as people search for certain people's profile... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6219 Thu, 28 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Plex launched the Plexamp music player app The popular media player platform Plex launched the Plexamp music player for macOS and Windows, which is one of the first projects to come out of Plex Labs, the company's experimental testing initiative. The Plexamp takes inspiration from Winamp to create a nostalgic-filled media player that offers extensive functionality with a barebones UI. Plex is a cloud media server, that you will be able to ... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6245 Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | 5 Facts on how to beat Instagram Algorithms Everyone hates the new Instagram algorithm. But the fact is that if you want to get ahead of a business on Instagram, you need to work with the Instagram algorithm, not against it.  Here are 5 things that will help you beat the Instagram algorithm:   #1: How does the new Instagram algorithm work? It is definitely a mystery everyone wants to know: how does the Instagram algorithm work? Wh... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6218 Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:03:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: the digital adult dollhouse based on your own house If you have ever wanted to add a couch to your living room or a bookshelf to your study, you would know that all the measurements and comparisons don't necessarily guarantee that your new furniture addition will fit in. The combination of augmented reality and 3D models has fixed the problem. It allows you to place a piece of furniture into your virtual room to give you an idea of how the furnitur... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6119 Mon, 25 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | The face that lies beneath – a makeup removal app? There are endless apps that add filters and enhancing tools designed to make a person look better or hide any flaws. There are even apps that let you digitally apply makeup to your face in an image just in case you forgot to apply makeup on photo day.  Now, there is a new artificial intelligence app that defies all odds. It is called MakeApp and it, ironically, removes makeup from a... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=5784 Sun, 24 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: A review on the most useless apps of 2017! We have been introduced to many apps in 2017 and many experts predict that apps will become the new way of life as well as business as we know it. We will be able to use apps for basically everything. Some apps, like Uber, rack up millions of dollars while others are just completely useless. This time, we decided to go to the completely useless side of things, kicking it off with Faceapp... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6071 Sat, 23 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Growing the agricultural sector with a couple clicks Nowadays, there is an app for everything from editing photos to having a virtual girlfriend. A South African technology company, Aerobotics, has now developed an app that will help farmers save water and grow healthier crops. The app uses artificial intelligence to gather information from satellite images such as the health of the crops over time, detecting water leaks and creating moisture maps o... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6015 Fri, 22 Dec 2017 10:02:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Rumours of new Whatsapp for iPad turn out to be true Whatsapp is by far the most widely used messaging app available on all telephony platforms, and WhatsApp web works in a similar fashion on desktops. It has been available to use on most devices except iPads, which has now changed as of late. WABetaInfo released their suspicion about the new iPad Whatsapp in September and the references alluded to it in the recent update confirmed their suspicions.... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=5767 Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Harry Potter fans unite and block traffic to cast a spell! Pokemon Go was released last year and it caused a mixed batch of results. On one hand, it resulted in grown adults driving around suspiciously slowly and stopping in the middle of nowhere just to collect Pokemon. It did make them look a bit like pedophiles, hanging around parks late at night. On the other hand, kids actually went outside and made new friends based on the app. They went Pokemon hun... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=5748 Wed, 20 Dec 2017 10:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Video: Reddit focusing on the the app trend with new upgrades Redditworld, the renound media sharing app has announced several changes to their iOS app to make it more interactive and social. Reddit relies on users sharing links, memes and pictures that form the content of the site. It allows you to leave comments below the post, up vote and down vote posts. Users are now able to communicate with each other privately using the chat function. A theatre mode w... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6249 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 19:00:04 +0200 https://appnations.com | Facebook will start demoting 'engagement posts' in your News Feed Facebook wants publishers to stop begging for likes. The social network is taking action against so-called "engagement posts", where publishers ask users to vote, like or share posts in the hopes of bumping it to the top of people's News Feed. The posts won't be banned, but Facebook will start to demote those posts in the News Feed. Facebook pages that repeatedly use these tactics will potentially... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6238 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:02:03 +0200 https://appnations.com | Apple wants to buy the music app Shazam Apple Inc. is close to having ownership of Shazam Entertainment Ltd., the startup whose music recognition app is already built into Apple's Siri virtual assistant, according to a person familiar with the discussion. TechCrunch earlier reported the takeover, adding that is could value Shazam at about 300 million pounds ($404million). An Apple spokesman declined a comment and a Shazam representative... https://appnations.com/article.php?id=6124 Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:00:03 +0200