Category: app

Latest GroupMe update allows you to easily search for messages

Latest GroupMe update allows you to easily search for messages

Microsoft today released a new update for its GroupMe app on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The new local message search feature will allow you to easily search for messages you care about. This update also comes with several bug fixes to improve the overall app experience. GroupMe for Android also comes with […]

Both Facebook Messenger and Messenger (beta) for Windows 10 updated with Fluent design menus and other improvements

Facebook has released an update for both their Facebook Messenger and Messenger Beta apps, adding some attractive new features. Both apps now feature transparency in the right-click menu, which is a major improvement on the old Windows XP-style menus of the earlier version. Both apps now also make it a lot easier to access Reactions […]

Twitter may soon label Trump’s tweets as misleading and harmful

NBC reports that Twitter is testing a new system that will add an annotation to tweets from politicians if the tweets are judged to be misleading by verified fact-checkers and journalists. Tweets will be labelled with red and orange badges, and the tweets will be circulated less widely. A notable feature is that the fact-checking […]

Dark Mode comes to OneNote for Android

Microsoft has been developing Dark Mode for  OneNote for Android since September last year, and the improved look has already come to the desktop and iOS. Now WinUnited reports that the feature is also rolling out to regular OneNote for Android users. The feature lets you switch to dark or light mode in settings or […]

Instagram is working on Reactions for Direct Messages

Reverse engineer Jane Wong has discovered a new feature being worked on by Facebook for the Instagram app. Not long after revealing that Twitter is working on Message Reaction Emojis, Jane revealed that Instagram may soon also get Reactions for Direct Messages. Instagram is working on Reactions for Direct Messages Currently, “non-employees can only see […]

Facebook appears to confirm Biometric lock for Messenger

We reported a few days ago that it appeared that Facebook is working on a new feature for Facebook Messenger which would add “Face ID” lock to your Facebook Messenger app. Discovered by Jane Wong, she speculated that the feature will eventually default to the built-in biometric technology in your phone, which should mean despite […]

Tim Hortons rolls out digital coupons to mobile app

Tim Hortons has introduced digital coupons to its app on Android or iOS. The in-app coupons were first spotted by the users in RedFlagDeals’ Tim Hortons forum. Notably, these apps vary depending on the user. In the MobileSyrup office, we’ve each gotten different coupons on our respective phones. It’s unclear what prompts certain coupons to pop up, […]

Microsoft’s new Microsoft Launcher Preview app is for testing “early-stage features”, now available for download on the Play Store

Microsoft Launcher is one of the most loved Android launchers that are available on the Google Play Store. The 4.6 ratings on the Play Store also speak volumes of its success. Now, in an effort to speed up the development of the Microsoft Launcher, Microsoft has released a new app called Microsoft Launcher Preview on […]

Twitter rolls back Animated PNG support due to risk to photosensitive epileptics

Twitter recently added Animated PNG support to their mobile app, but today the company decided to roll back support due to the risk they could be used to attack photosensitive epileptics. We recently found a bug that lets you add multiple animated images to a Tweet using Animated PNG files. APNGs ignore our safeguards and […]

Microsoft Whiteboard for Windows 10 updated with new features

Microsoft Whiteboard for Windows 10 has received a new update. With the latest update installed, you’ll be able to manage your ink more effectively. In other words, the update makes it easier for you to write small, and it also brings a thicker highlighter, which, in turn, will help you highlight your notes, and much […]