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WhatsApp will end support for these Android phones and iPhones in 2020

WhatsApp has warned that its app will stop working on devices running Android 2.3.7 OS and iOS 7. But, this will happen only after February 1, 2020. The service’s FAQs noted that phones with those operating systems “can no longer create new accounts” after that date. Additionally, WhatsApp users won’t be able to reverify existing accounts. The […]

Instagram begins rolling out ads to the Explore page

Instagram is bringing ads to its Explore page, the social media platform has confirmed to The Verge. According to Instagram, these ads won’t appear in the Explore grid itself, but rather will only come up when a user taps on a specific post and begins scrolling that particular feed. Ads will come in both photo and […]

Windows 10’s calculator app gets ported to Android, iOS and the Web

A couple of months back, Microsoft open-sourced the Windows 10 Calculator app on GitHub in an attempt to allow developers to contribute to the app. Now Uno Platform has taken advantage of the availability of the source code to port calculator to Android, iOS and the Web. For those who don’t know, Uno is an […]

Why I don’t use web components

For my first post on dev.to I thought I’d write about a nice, safe topic that’s free of controversy: web components. I’m mostly writing this for my future self, so that I have something to point to next time someone asks why I’m a web component skeptic, and why Svelte doesn’t compile to custom elements […]

3 times worse than PC version

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is out on Nintendo Switch after hitting other platforms last week. And so far, I think the game is excellent. But it’s definitely more excellent on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One than Nintendo’s hybrid home/handheld device. And one of the big reasons for that is input lag (or input […]

Beautifully Designed Educational Sites | Designbeep

There are lots of educational sites but when we are talking about beautifully designed, it’s quite another story. Educational sites came to existence with the main purpose of giving information and being helpful for students, who work hard for their academic endeavor. That is why their design is often non-nonsense and austere. However, the engaging […]

20 Freshest Web Designs, June 2019

This month’s collection is all about being brave. Brave new ways to employ color, brave new ways to navigate UI, brave new ways to think of web sites. Highlights include cool Jazz, exciting new design agencies, and illustration everywhere. Enjoy! West Coast Tasmania This exceptional site for tourism in Western Tasmania gets everything right. The […]

How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 10 in 2019

Windows 10 is a great operating system for beginners and professionals alike. For quite some time, Microsoft has been improving the overall experience on Windows 10 with new features and useful apps. One of the best improvements Microsoft brought with Windows 10 was the revamped screenshot tool. Users were asking for an advanced screenshot and […]

Africa’s Wi-Fi Growth In Full Force

World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on June 20th, signifying a day where governments, industries and consumers recognise the important role of Wi-Fi in socio-economic development. This special day celebrates the advances of Wi-Fi and how it enables affordable connectivity for the unconnected around the world. According to Riaan Graham, sales director for Ruckus […]

As a response to the world around him, Christopher Anderson photographs the cops of New York City

In the wake of 9/11, American photographer and Magnum member Christopher Anderson turned his lens towards the cops of New York City. Here, he captured the place he called home as it changed, turned and evolved into a city under lock down. Then stirred by Occupy Wall Street, the death of Eric Garner and the […]