WhatsApp’s New Update Brings New Features For iOS, Android, KaiOS And WhatsApp Web Users

The Facebook-owned WhatsApp, has revealed a host of new features for users on iPhone, Android and WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp on Wednesday announced that the messaging app will be getting Animated Stickers, Dark Mode for web, QR codes, enhanced Video Calls and disappearing status feature for KaiOS. It was long reported by WABetaInfo that the company is testing QR codes and working on Animated Stickers feature and now finally WhatsApp has started testing it. Another highly awaited feature is the multi-device support, that the messaging app has been working on for the longest time now and can be out for testing any time soon.

Let us look at the five newly released features by WhatsApp:  Read More

How To: Get Around Region Locked Services

It is becoming increasing common that many of our favourite apps and services have some level of region locked content – this could be for many reasons such as specific licensing in the country or just content that may be intended for a different audience – perhaps the most notable is for apps like Netflix where different movie and TV libraries may be available in one country, but not in others. Fortunately, there are a growing number of ways to get around these region locks, whether through external apps or gaps within regulation that allow for some wiggle room. Read More

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Impact Of Online Casinos In The UK

Casinos have been around for a while now – although not as long as some might think. They began life in the 19th century (in the form that was recognise them today, that is) and have grown steadily ever since. And interestingly, the further forward we go into the 21st century, the more and more changes we can see happening within the casino world. For an industry that stayed the same for over a hundred years, the changes that have happened recently are astonishing.

Technology quickly made its own impact on the casino scene, and online casinos were popular from the start. So just what have online casinos given people in this day and age across the UK? Read More

Good Online Funny Bingo Rewards Game

People gamble for fun and for the chance to win some cash. Whether it’s sports betting, table games, slots or bingo, all gamblers like the feeling of winning.

When it comes to bingo, players are in it more for the fun and the social aspect associated with this game, again winning cash is a welcome bonus. However, Barbados Bingo has been known to have its quirks and some prizes range from holidays, which are relatively normal, to the completely strange and unexpected.
Bingo nights in pubs are pretty standard and they help boost visitor numbers. The venue can choose the prizes it wishes to give away and these are not always cash prizes either. Pub bingo nights can help increase revenue and they make for an entertaining night out. Read More

Facebook Reviews Its Policies In Light Of The Ad Boycott Bandwagon, “Stop Hate For Profit”

Facebook has attracted massive backlash from its employess, lawmakers and other stakeholders over the issue of hate speech. Facebook witnessed widening of Ad Boycott, called “Stop Hate for Profit” which came after the death of George Floyd, to force the company to take a step on hate speech and misinformation. More than 90 large advertisers including Coca-Cola, Unilever and Levi Strauss pulled back from advertising on Facebook because of certain unacceptable posts not being withdrawn from the site, which led to the company’s stock to fall by 8.3% on Friday, eliminating $56bn from the company’s market value. Mark Zuckerberg has refused to dislodge but has made modification to its company’s policies. Read More

TikTok For Business: A Platform Exclusively For Marketers

TikTok has been used as a medium of advertising for a while now. On Thursday, Tik Tok launched ‘Tik Tok For Business’ ,exclusively for marketers, which aims at giving marketers a platform to showcase their brand or product in a creative manner and tap a larger audience through their ad campaigns. The platform will offer a range of already existing marketing tools and solutions in its various ad formats such as in-feed videos, brand takeovers, branded lens and hashtag challenges under one single roof.

In-Feed videos are videos that can be up to 60 seconds long, with sound playing in the background. Brand Takeover is one of the most expensive ad-purchasing options. It’s a full-screen ad that appears whenever a user opens TikTok for the first time. A brand takeover can either be a three-five second GIF or even an image or a video. Next, the Hashtag challenge helps the TikTok community to create content around a hashtag of their choice. Hashtags are majorly being used to obtain outreach on Social Media. This even includes Hashtag Plus, which adds a shopping feature. Lastly, coming to Branded Lens, it allows the user to add a brand or product to a video in a 2D, 3D or even AR format, either as a background or in the foreground. Branded lens bring 3D objects and face filters to users. Lenses have been a core feature of Snapchat. The new AR Brand Effect has been added to TikTok for Business that is expected to pose a challenge to the Snapchat Sponsored Lens and World Lens AR formats.  Read More

Cyber Safety App Review: SafeToNet

SafeToNet makes the digital world safer for children to explore and enjoy.

Social Media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. With many advantages that it has, on the flip-side, it can also prove to be very toxic. The toxic side becomes a matter of concern particularly when you have kids. Chances are you are worried that their online presence is causing more harm than good. Over 92% of cyber-bullying victims suffer anxiety and lack of self-esteem.

A UK based cyber-safety App, SafeToNet, which is available in various countries around the world. The SafeToNet App can currently be downloaded in the following countries: The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Qatar. Local subscription prices varies from country to country. It is available on Google Play Store, App Store and Samsung Galaxy Store. It runs on Android 6 or higher, or a mobile device that runs on Apple iOS 11 or higher. The App is focused on educating children to make better decisions online. The consequences of cyber-bullying go beyond low self-esteem, worthlessness and helplessness. It impacts mental health and can lead to self-harm. SafeToNet is an award winning and patented technology, that uses artificial intelligence software, aiming at creating an inclusive solution for imparting education to children by identifying and blocking harmful content online before it is sent, minimising the impact and harm. Read More

New iOS 14 Features That Will Give Users A Feel Of Android

This year’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference witnessed a host of announcement made by Apple. The company revealed the all new iOS 14 with multiple new features along with iPadOS 14, MacOS Big Sur and updates to the current TVOS and WatchOS, as well as switching to ARM processor in MacBooks . Among all the new features that were announced with iOS 14 update, there were few that resembled Android features. Read More

Top 5 Alternatives To Amazon Prime Video In India

Amazon-PrimeIt’s a tough time for everyone. Now, more than ever, keeping in mind the ongoing pandemic situation, everyone is looking for a way to entertain themselves. Hands-down, the most popular source of entertainment, is binge-watching web series.  Watching movies and web-series is keeping us glued to our seats and helping us pass time.

If you are someone who uses Amazon Prime, you will know exactly what they have got to offer. But, what to do if you run out of options on Amazon Prime? Is there any alternative to it? If this is a lingering question in your mind, then there is some good news for you. TheAppleGoogle has come up with Top 5 Alternatives To Amazon Prime Video in India, which will help you explore the entertainment world to its depth with the variety of options available. Read More

Puzzle Game Review: Viking Lumberjack For iOS & Android

Viking-LumberjackWith a new normal demanding you to maintain social distancing, there are quite a lot of ways to keep yourself engaged and entertained. How about preparing a virtual game night plan with your companions and hit the night with games and fun? So, here’s a question for you, Are you someone who is an avid gamer and has a love for puzzles? If this is something that gets you going, then the Scandinavian Puzzle Game – Viking Lumberjack is definitely for you. Read More