Facebook now allows you to add event invites in Stories

Facebook Event Stories

Facebook brings a new update to Stories feature where you can now share events in Stories. This ability makes much more sense and makes it easier to invite your friends to Facebook events you’re attending. To share events in Stories, visit the page of the event and click “Share” below the date/time of the event. Instead of sharing the event in a post or sending to someone on Messenger, you’ll now be able to click “Share to Your Story.” Continue reading “Facebook now allows you to add event invites in Stories”

Google Chrome working on back/forward cache to speed up web browsing

Google Chrome developers are experimenting on a new ‘back/forward cache’ that would make loading the previous page instant since if you close a web page on the browser, it has to load most of the page again which is time-consuming.  Continue reading “Google Chrome working on back/forward cache to speed up web browsing”

Twitter confirms to be working on ‘Hide Tweet’ feature

Twitter confirmed that it is developing a new “Hide Tweet” feature which will give users an ability to protect their conversations. This new option is found in Twitter’s code and appear in the list choices when you click the “Share” button on a tweet. “Hide Tweet” might work as an alternative to muting or blocking a user, while still offering some control over a conversation. Continue reading “Twitter confirms to be working on ‘Hide Tweet’ feature”

Google Chrome Dark Mode for Android and Web said to darken web pages [Update: Live in Canary]

Update – February 27, 2019: Now you can enable this feature in Chome Canary from chrome://flags and enabling #enable-android-web-contents-dark-mode. The dark mode looks a bit weird in some web pages since it inverts images colors looking more like high contrast mode than dark mode. This is also available for the web.

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Telegram 5.4 brings autoplaying videos, automatic download settings, multiple accounts for iOS and more

Telegram is gaining a new update which brings a host of new features including auto-playing smaller videos; smaller videos will start playing without sound. To unmute them, simply press the volume buttons on your device. Furthermore, it also gets new auto-download settings to control your data usage. Continue reading “Telegram 5.4 brings autoplaying videos, automatic download settings, multiple accounts for iOS and more”

Jio Group Talk conference calling app released for Android

Reliance Jio has introduced new Jio Group Talk conference calling app for Android. This app allows users to make group conference calls over VoLTE with up to ten users at once. It comes with features like lecture mode where you can mute other users and have them listen to you.  Continue reading “Jio Group Talk conference calling app released for Android”

Google Maps for iOS gets ‘Follow’ button to get store updates

Google has announced that starting today, Google Maps users on iOS can stay up to date on your favorite places. Simply search for a place—whether it’s a new restaurant that just opened up in your neighborhood or that must-try bakery across town and tap the Follow button. Continue reading “Google Maps for iOS gets ‘Follow’ button to get store updates”

Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits

Instagram

Commerce will be a huge part of Facebook’s 2019 roadmap as confirmed by the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In-line with the plan, the company is said to be working on launching a fundraiser sticker in 2019 that would potentially gather credit card info. Facebook’s own Donate buttons have raised $1 billion.  Continue reading “Instagram working on ‘Donation’ sticker to raise funds for non-profits”

PUBG Mobile 0.11 update with Resident Evil 2 Zombie: Survive Till Dawn event, Sanhok map in Arcade mode and more released

Tencent games; makers of PUBG has rolled out a new update which brings the version number to 0.11. This update brings the much-talked Resident Evil 2 content integration along with the main menu theme and music. The company says that the Zombie: Survive Till Dawn is a new event mode that will be available for a limited time only. Continue reading “PUBG Mobile 0.11 update with Resident Evil 2 Zombie: Survive Till Dawn event, Sanhok map in Arcade mode and more released”

Google testing Scroll-to-Text feature that would let you share link to specific section on a page

Google is currently testing a new feature on its Canary version of the browser and this new feature will allow users to share links to specific sections of web pages, even with those pages that don’t have anchor links. Continue reading “Google testing Scroll-to-Text feature that would let you share link to specific section on a page”

ARCore V1.7 update brings Augmented Faces APIs, ARCore Elements and UI improvements

Google’s ARCore is getting a new update bringing the version number to V1.7. This update brings new Augmented Faces API for the front camera and other improvements. It creates a “high quality, 468-point 3D mesh” of a user’s face, which can be used to create effects. Continue reading “ARCore V1.7 update brings Augmented Faces APIs, ARCore Elements and UI improvements”

Google Gboard for iOS gets haptic feedback on iPhone 7 and later

Gboard

Google Keyboard for iOS is finally getting haptics keyboard owing to the presence of a Taptic engine in iOS flagships since 2016. However, even the default keyboard does not support haptic feedback, but the latest Gboard update comes with support for haptics on every key press. Continue reading “Google Gboard for iOS gets haptic feedback on iPhone 7 and later”

Twitter testing new pop-up design to quickly view profile details on iOS

Twitter iOS

Twitter has announced that it is testing the ability to check profiles on iOS without leaving your timeline. To access a profile while scrolling through the timeline, simply tap any @handle in a Tweet, take a peek and scroll right back. Continue reading “Twitter testing new pop-up design to quickly view profile details on iOS”

Instagram said to be testing web version of Direct messages

Instagram is said to be internally testing a web version of Instagram Direct messaging that lets users to chat with others without the app. When this feature rolls out, the Direct message will be available on the desktop, Android, iOS and the mobile web browser. Continue reading “Instagram said to be testing web version of Direct messages”

Google app beta update hints at ‘NexusAmChips’ Assistant device ID, ‘Labs’ feature, more

Google app is finally getting a new beta update, there are two distinct beta versions of the Google app; 9.21 and 9.23. Both these versions reveal a new Assistant device ID named “nexus” for an upcoming feature or hardware category, as well as a “Labs” feature.  Continue reading “Google app beta update hints at ‘NexusAmChips’ Assistant device ID, ‘Labs’ feature, more”