Software News



Facebook Launches a Lightweight Android App for Low-End Devices

2015-01-26 Facebook has quietly launched a new app for low-end Android devices. Dubbed as ‘Facebook Lite’, the application is specially designed for emerging markets and 2G networks more…

Google Won’t Patch a Security Hole That Affects Android 4.3 and Earlier

2015-01-25 A security hole has been discovered in the WebView component of Android 4.3 and earlier versions recently. Now Google says that they won’t issue a patch to fix that more…

Latest Windows 10 Preview Now Available with Cortana and Xbox App

2015-01-24 Microsoft’s latest preview version of Windows 10 for desktop is now ready for download. This build sports some great features like Cortana, Xbox app, Universal apps etc. more…

Microsoft Office 2016 to Come This Year

2015-01-23 Microsoft has announced that the company is going to release Office 2016 in the second half of 2015. The software package will go side by side with its Universal edition more…

WhatsApp launches its Web Version

2015-01-22 Popular online messaging service WhatsApp has finally launched its web version. But you can only use it if you have WhatsApp installed on your Windows Phone, Android or BlackBerry device along with Chrome on desktop more…

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 New Features

2015-01-22 Microsoft has revealed lots of new features of Windows 10 in a special event yesterday. The next desktop preview version of the OS will arrive next week and a preview mobile version is scheduled for February more…

Google Updates Chrome for iOS with Material Design

2015-01-21 Google has released an updated version of Chrome for iOS with the bold Material Design which comes with Android Lollipop. The latest version is also optimized for iOS 8 more…

WeChat Apologizes Over Emoji Mistake

2015-01-20 Chinese cross-platform messaging service WeChat has expressed apology to its home users over mistakenly showing American flag with emoji. The provider said “Please forgive us for any misunderstanding caused!” more…

Facebook Tests Voice Transcription Feature on Messenger

2015-01-19 Facebook is testing voice to text transcription feature on its Messenger app. Being available to a limited number of users, the feature shows a text preview of the voice message sent and received by people more…

New Lumia Camera App Offers Better Photography

2015-01-18 Microsoft has started rolling out the Lumia Denim update for selected Windows Phone 8.1 devices loaded with new Lumia Camera app. The latest improvements mean you can now enjoy a better photographic experience more…

More Windows Bugs Revealed by Google

2015-01-17 After Microsoft criticized Google’s Project Zero bug disclosure approach a few days ago, now the search giant again reveals several Windows security bugs more…

Wikipedia Updates its Android App for Better Experience

2015-01-16 Wikipedia has updated its Android app to provide users with a more impressive experience. It gets a streamlined reading environment which now shows contextual header images on articles and image popups more…

Google Updates Translate App with Real-Time Translation on Android and iOS

2015-01-15 As you might have heard earlier this week, now Google has released an updated version of its Translate app for iOS and Android with the capability of speedier real-time voice and sign translation more…

Google Play Store Tops Apple App Store in Number of Apps

2015-01-14 Google’s Android operating system has already surpassed the Apple iOS market share and now the Play Store has topped the App Store in terms of total available apps more…

Adobe Issues Critical Flash Security Bug Patches

2015-01-14 Adobe has issued several patches for nine security vulnerabilities in its Flash player. Chrome and Internet Explorer on Windows 8 will be patched automatically while others should do it manually more…

Firefox 35 Arrives

2015-01-14 Mozilla has released Firefox 35.0 with new features, revamped search UI and bug fixes. The latest version of the browser will be able to share Wi-Fi and mobile signals to improve geo-location functionality more…

Windows 7 Free Support Ends

2015-01-14 As of January 13 2015, mainstream support for Windows 7 has been closed. So, Microsoft will no longer provide free help & support regarding the ageing yet popular OS. Security patches will continue more…

Windows 10 Preview for Phones Might Arrive by January

2015-01-13 Microsoft is working on a preview copy of Windows 10’s mobile version and apparently it will be released by this month more…

Microsoft Criticizes Google’s Approach on Disclosing Unfixed Bug

2015-01-13 Recently Google disclosed an unfixed Windows 8.1 bug that could give hackers administrative access to PCs. Now Redmond responds that action with criticism more…