Category archives for: Cell Applications

New Chat App Squad Supports Group Screen-Sharing

Squad  is a new chat app which lets users share what’s on their screen, including other apps, along with traditional video chat. Squad is designed to let users turn any app, including social media apps, into a shared social experience. It’s currently available for iOS; an Android version is in internal beta. The Android version, […]

Apple Pay And Google Pay Coming To Target, Taco Bell, Jack In The Box And Others

NFC payment systems, Apple Pay and Google Pay,  are closer to being accepted everywhere, with the announcement that Target, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Hy-Vee and Speedway are now rolling out support for NFC payments. Target was one of the last big holdouts in supporting the technology, which lets you simply tap your NFC-equipped phone […]

Google Pay Expands Its Reach Adding Support For Seventeen New Banks

Over the past few months alone, Google Pay, the Android-compatible digital wallet platform has expanded to nearly 70 new banks in three different waves stateside. Believe it or not, it’s already time for a fourth, as an extra 17 US financial institutions have been added to the official support list so far this month. While […]

Support For Windows 10 Mobile Will End Later This Year

Microsoft support documents have revealed that support for Windows 10 Mobile will end on December 10, 2019. After that date, the platform will no longer receive any security updates or non-security hotfixes. While no updates will be offered after December 10, Microsoft does say that automatic or manual creation of new device backups for settings […]

Spotify Adds Car View In Android Version To Make Driving Safer

Spotify, the music streaming app, now serves more than 200 million people and many of them are enjoying their favorite songs while driving. And while Spotify can’t suddenly grow tactile buttons on your phone, it added the next best thing for your on-the-road experience — nice, big icons for the important playback functions. The updated […]

Google Maps Begins Showing Speed Traps For Some Users

Google Maps has added another handy new feature. Support for displaying speed traps has begun rolling out in Google Maps. Screenshots shared by one Android user show icons of speed cameras when exploring the map and when driving. And since you shouldn’t be looking at your phone when you’re behind the wheel, Google Maps will […]

US Carriers Sell Your Real-Time Location Data To Almost Anyone

Private companies that buy and distribute real-time phone location data from major US phone carriers have been caught rampantly reselling that data to companies and people they aren’t supposed to, including private bounty hunters. In a Motherboard investigate report, the reporter was able to buy someone’s real-time location for $300. A bounty hunter interviewed claims that a […]

ShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning App Comes To iOS And Android

Now the people of Los Angeles can now download an app that can provide early warning of many major earthquakes. The app, offered by the city, is called ShakeAlertLA and is available now for both Android and iOS. The ShakeAlertLA app is brought to you by the Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Information […]

Leaks Have Google Testing Group Calling And New Low-Light Mode For Duo

Google Duo has had a big holiday advertising push by Google. Showing consumer how it lets both iOS users and Android user keep in touch.  Something that Facetime doesn’t do. Then again you can use Facetime on Mac, not just iOS devices. Now it will soon add support for group video and better low-light video. […]

Google Photos Live Albums Updated To Support 20,000 Images

Google has updated the limit it initially placed on the number of photos and videos that can be added to a Live Album. When launched in October, the service supported up to 10,000 photos/videos. That number is now 20,000, twice as many as before. Google does warn that extreme album size may limit some features of […]

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