Truecaller gets payment support and Duo integration as it trickles to feature phones

For Truecaller, an app that offers real-time caller ID and spam protection, the past two years have been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride.  On one hand, the eight-year-old service continues to grow strongly in developing markets, and has also chalked out plans to attract people globally. On the other hand, several features that made […]

Secret apps to hide private sexy pictures on your phone

Since the dawn of time, solitary lovers (more accurately, lusters) have kept the erotic spark alive by sexting. Trading flirty notes and then much more explicit pics makes loneliness a little more manageable and much more steamy. Smartphones have made sexting easier than ever — just get to the dirty talking via text, then snap […]

How to use Twitter’s new word muting features

You can now shut down problematic words on your Twitter timeline.Image: brittany herbert/mashable By Brett Williams2017-03-24 00:10:43 UTC Finally, some peace and quiet on social media.  Twitter rolled out some new muting options today, which will allow Android and web users to hide selected words, phrases, hashtags and even emoji from their timelines and notifications […]

How to share Apple’s Live Photos on Instagram

Finally get some of those Live Photos on the ‘Gram.Image: lili sams/mashable By Brett Williams2017-03-19 12:00:00 UTC One of the coolest additions to the iPhone 6S was Live Photos. The moving pictures inhabit the space between GIF and video but act more like something out of the wizarding world of Harry Potter, giving iPhone users […]

Google Chrome is definitely not judging you and your 100 incognito tabs

Google, well-known for hiding Easter eggs in its apps, has a little treat for those of us with an uncontrolled tab-opening habit. If you reach 100 tabs on the Chrome app, the tab count on the upper right becomes an adorable old school smiley—”:)”—on iOS and “:D” on Android. Android iOS And then, if you […]

Here’s how to check which of your apps Apple’s about to brick

Image: lili sams/mashable By Karissa Bell2017-03-16 19:09:12 UTC It now seems more likely than ever that the next version of iOS will kill hundreds of thousands of apps. The company’s latest iOS beta comes with fresh warnings that outdated apps “will not work with future versions of iOS” — this time in a dedicated settings […]

Google Motion Stills Live Photo editing app is updated

Google Motion Stills is a must-have app for iPhone fans with troves of Live Photos — and it just got even better. The image editor already makes Live Photos less jarring by stabilizing shaky background movement and focusing on the motion at the center of an image’s frame. It also converts the pics to more […]

Apple could kill almost 200,000 apps with iOS 11

Image: Shutterstock / Africa Studio By Karissa Bell2017-03-15 02:06:36 UTC If the coming app-pocalypse is real, then nearly 200,000 apps aren’t long for this world.  A whopping 187,000 apps could die with iOS 11, according to new research from app analytics company Sensor Tower.  A quick refresher: After years of encouraging developers to update older […]

Uptime — Watch videos together

Watching videos with your friends just got a lot more fun — or interactive, at least. Uptime, a new app from Google launched Monday, is designed to let you watch online videos with groups of people. It has a kitschy and fun interface, and you can react to the videos in real time with typed […]

Type ‘ceo’ into your iPhone keyboard for a sexist surprise

Hey! Did you know that 68 percent of the people who work at Apple are dudes? That tech darlings like Uber have rampant sexism problems? And that only 4 percent of CEOs in the Fortune 500 are women?  And who would have thought it: That male-dominated culture seems to have dripped into something as innocent […]