Posts with tag WhatsApp

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PRICEY STUFF. WHATSAPP CALLS MORE EXPENSIIVE THAN THEY SEEM

Free cheese can be only in mousetraps, as they say. A recent survey says that calls in WhatsApp, that are supposedly free of charge, can be pretty costly. In order to make free calls within WhatsApp you need a Wi-Fi connection or an active data transfer – in that case, you will be able to…

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WELL DONE TELEGRAM: 62 MN MONTHLY ACTIVE USERS

Pavel Durov’s Russian Telegram Messenger has released its latest statistic figures, which prove that the app is gaining popularity quite fast. Currently, 2 billion messages are sent over Russian Telegram daily. This is twice as many as was back in December 2014. Besides, Durov said that at the moment Russian Telegram has 62 million monthly active users, whereas…

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AppMess News #3

In this edition of AppMess News we will tell you how to “poke” your friends with ten-second Quickie video message, cheer up a friend with the sound sticker from LINE, and about another WhatsApp update. Bonus! Find out about GetReal and how this anti-messenger will expand your circle of contacts. More news and reviews you…

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AppMess News

This week in AppMess News: KIK, Wavee and WhatsApp. You will discover about how Chief of Development Mike Roberts implemented idea of easier way to share the content in the latest update of Kik; new messenger Wavee from the Asian telecommunications giant Singtel; and so long awaited update from WhatsApp that was a catch up of last…

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WhatsApp Tips Its Hat to Google

Being well behind the flagship Telegram, the WhatsApp messenger has nevertheless implemented Material Design for its Android version. Material Design became trendy after it had been presented at the summer Google conference. We cannot but notice positive changes that took place this year in WhatsApp’s policy: web-version, making calls, and now they have introduced Material…

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5 WhatsApp Settings Worth Revising

  Source: Flickr, Microsiervos Geek Crew 1. Don’t save ‘incoming media’.  WhatsApp saves all shared images and videos by default. After a while, your device memory fills up with other people’s photos, images, and other unnecessary junk. By unchecking the box you will still be able to receive and view sent files, but leave the device’s memory…

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WhatsApp Purchase. A Year Later

Messaging apps are the most popular ones in the mobile applications’ market. Snapchat is valued at around $20 billion. Exactly a year ago, in mid-February 2014, nobody could imagine anything like this. So, when Zuckerberg announced that his social network would buy a messaging service that is hardly known, US pundits began to ask themselves…

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4.3 M Users Change WhatsApp for Telegram

Jan Koum’s and Durov brothers’ messaging apps are in special kind of relations. We have written about Pavel’s predictions and his scalding tweets, and that Koum accused Pavel of being able only to steal technologies but failing to create any of his own. Simultaneously with their intense arguments, Russian Telegram made a clever use of setbacks…

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They Finally Did It! WhatsApp Rolls Out Free Calling

The calling feature that WhatsApp promised to introduce in the first quarter of 2015 has finally arrived. The giant has finally shown signs of life. After all, despite the archaic messaging app’s vast audience, being behind everyone in the world tech-wise isn’t the most pleasing spot to occupy. This is exactly why WhatsApp released its…