Posts with tag Android

Calls come to Slack

A simple, pleasant way to speak with your team Typing is great. We love typing. And while there are many fine ways to communicate via typing — messaging in channels, direct messages, and group DMs — today we’re officially adding calls to the mix for everyone. After months of beta testing, all Slack users everywhere can now use our…

Twitter for Android gets a makeover

Twitter has refreshed its Android app that now sports Material Design. “Every day, millions of people are using Twitter for Android to share, explore, and connect with what’s happening live. Today, we’re introducing a new look and feel for Twitter for Android — a redesigned app that aligns with the best of Android,” the company…

Facebook Messenger rolls out diverse emojis

Emojis have long become an essential part of any conversation in a messenger. We add them to express our feelings or define the mood of the message. In fact, nearly 10% of mobile sends in Messenger include emojis, according to Facebook. In the past, users could send and receive emojis in Messenger only by using…

Skype 7.0 for Android introduces new tablet design

Microsoft rolled out Skype 7.0 for Android, bringing the material design to Android tablets. The changes are identical to those the company introduced last year for smartphones. The developers say they are gradually transitioning to the material design, while keeping the overall concept of the app intact. The new design for tablets offers more opportunities…

WhatsApp named most popular messenger on Android

We all have one messaging app that we prefer to use over the others. For some people it may be WhatsApp, while others choose Viber or Facebook’s Messenger. Using Android data from 187 countries, analytical company SimilarWeb, conducted a study to determine the most popular messaging apps in the world. In fact, the company claims…

Google announces two new communication apps

Google has announced it will be releasing two more communication apps – Allo for smart messaging and Duo for video calling – at the Google I/O 2016.   Allo is a smart messaging app that comes with the new Google Assistant built in, which brings the information directly into the chats. You can chat with…

Google launches Spaces messenger

Google has launched a new messenger for group sharing called Spaces today. It’s not easy to get all friends into the same group or even the same app, if you want to discuss a specific topic, as some of your friends might prefer to use one messenger over the other. Moreover, it is even harder…

Instagram gets a new look

Today, the popular photo and video sharing app Instagram launched its new design. Upon downloading the update you will see the new icon and changes to the app’s interface. “Inspired by the previous app icon, the new one represents a simpler camera and the rainbow lives on in gradient form,” the app wrote in its…

Periscope adds search and broadcasts from drones to its features

Days after announcing to the users that they can now save their broadcasts for as long as they want Periscope released yet more new features. In the coming weeks, the app will be launching broadcast search and drone support “to help people form communities around the topics they care about and broadcast from new perspectives”….

Periscope now lets you save your live broadcasts forever

Periscope is launching a possibility to save your live broadcasts for as long as you want. Previously, the broadcasts would disappear after 24 hours or you had to save them in your camera roll, sometimes making free space on your device an issue. “We are actively building support on controlling of how your broadcasts stay…