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WhatsApp Web brings messaging to your desktop: Here's everything you need to know

WhatsApp Web brings messaging to your desktop: Here's everything you need to know

By 21 January 2015

WhatsApp, one of the most popular mobile messaging apps, has just announced that it is also coming to your desktop, thanks to a Chrome web client. Rather than making a desktop app, WhatsApp Web is simply a web client, so everything is still managed by... >>

9 Windows Phone apps you must download first

9 Windows Phone apps you must download first

By 26 December 2014

Microsoft Windows Phone has come on leaps and bounds in recent years. As the software has become better so too have the phones and as a result more apps than ever are available on the platform. If you're new to Windows Phone or just aren't sure you've... >>

What's new in WhatsApp? Blue ticks, security, and new features explained

What's new in WhatsApp? Blue ticks, security, and new features explained

By 18 November 2014

Following similar moves by Apple and Google, WhatsApp has started encrypting data. Apple And Google encrypt data stored on iPhones and Android devices by default, and now the world's most popular messenger - or at least the Android version - will do the... >>

iOS 8 features ruffle a few feathers, WhatsApp CEO accuses Apple of 'borrowing'

iOS 8 features ruffle a few feathers, WhatsApp CEO accuses Apple of 'borrowing'

By 4 June 2014

WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum has spoken out about Apple's new features coming to iMessage with iOS 8 later in the year. He suggests that the Cupertino company may have been influenced by some of the functionality of his messaging application when... >>

What does Facebook own? Here's the companies it has acquired and the reasons why

What does Facebook own? Here's the companies it has acquired and the reasons why

By 26 April 2014

Facebook is on a spending spree, shelling out billions and billions of dollars on both small and large companies that the social network will either fold into its umbrella or tap to improve experiences. Facebook has gobbled up roughly 50 companies since... >>

WhatsApp Voice over LTE is going to push networks to compete or die trying

WhatsApp Voice over LTE is going to push networks to compete or die trying

By 18 April 2014

WhatsApp recently announced that it will be introducing voice calling in the next few months. According to network software engineers this means huge changes ahead for networks that will result in the death of 3G calls, the start of HD chatting, better... >>

WhatsApp is offering a SIM with unlimited messaging for free

WhatsApp is offering a SIM with unlimited messaging for free

By 8 April 2014

In a world first WhatsApp has teamed with a German network provider to offer its own SIM with free WhatsApp messaging. This is a step towards making WhatsApp an MVNO, meaning a carrier that doesn’t own an actual network – like GiffGaff. Initially... >>

Google: We never tried to buy WhatsApp, what are you talking about?

Google: We never tried to buy WhatsApp, what are you talking about?

By 26 February 2014

Google has denied claims on Wednesday that it made a bid for WhatsApp, before the messaging app was acquired by Facebook earlier this month for more than $16 billion.  Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android and Chrome at Google, called the... >>

Zuckerberg wants to make social networking, messaging and search free for all

Zuckerberg wants to make social networking, messaging and search free for all

By 24 February 2014

Mark Zuckerberg has said that Facebook wants to create a 911 style service for the internet to allow people to access services like social networking, messaging, and search for free to people around the globe. "We want to create a similar dial tone for... >>

WhatsApp to get voice calling feature in next few months

WhatsApp to get voice calling feature in next few months

By 24 February 2014

WhatsApp will gain voice calling abilities in the second quarter of this year. CEO Jan Koum revealed that the much-requested feature will arrive before the summer, at a press event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The messaging service, bought by... >>


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