Category archives for: Cell Applications

Transact Student ID System Now Supports Google Pay – Coming To 15 Colleges

Transact, major supplier of student ID card systems has announced support for Google Pay. This new feature  allows students of participating colleges and universities to carry their student ID in their phone instead of a physical card. Students can simply tap their NFC-enabled phone on readers to access campus buildings, as well as payments for  […]

WhatsApp, Will Stop Running On Windows Phone At the Start of The Year

WhatsApp, the very popular messaging app, will soon stop working for users running it on some older mobile operating systems. According to a support FAQ, WhatsApp will running on all Windows Phone devices after December 31, 2019. That’s tomorrow! On February 1, 2020, WhatsApp will stop working on select older Android and iOS versions. That […]

Google Brings Spam Protection To US Android Messages Users

Android SMS spam detection is heading to US users, which first launched in select countries this past January. The update gives warnings about spam in the Messages app and be able to block pernicious account.  It uses the same red spam icon that’ll be familiar to Gmail users, when a suspicious text message arrives. You’re […]

Apple Ships iOS 13.3 – New Parental Controls, FIDO2 Security Keys Support

Apple has released iOS 13.3, which brings new abilities to restrict who your kids can contact and when. It also supports USB security keys that use the FIDO2 standard

Google Releases New Privacy Features In Maps

Incognito Mode is now available in Google Maps for iOS. In the Android version of Maps, a new bulk-delete features lets you delete all of your location history with Google, or any date range

Google Photos Now Supports Private Message Threads

Google has added a new feature to Google Photos that make it easy to start a private photo and message thread with one or more contacts. When sharing a photo, the new choice lets you start a new thread or add to an existing one, making it easier to group a series of photos shared with one […]

T-Mobile Notifying Users Of Cyber Attack On Prepaid User Accounts

Today some of T-Mobile’s prepaid user shave been receiving SMS messages from the carrier letting them know their account was impacted by a cyber security attack (link to T-Mobile’s statement). Please note that T-Mobile says no financial information or passwords were compromised.  The hackers did get away with CPNI, account number and phone and address […]

Google Maps Adds Travel Feature Of Speaking Aloud Places In Local Language

Google has updated its Maps app with the ability to speak aloud the name and/or address of your destination in the local language when traveling abroad. The feature is designed to be used using a taxi or asking a local for directions. The feature appears automatically when in a country where the local language doesn’t match your […]

Google Brings RCS To Everyone In The US

Google today announced the US rollout of Google-operated RCS for its Messages app for Android, making RCS “broadly” available to Android users in the US by the end of the year. RCS is the new industry standard for messaging designed to replace SMS and MMS. It brings advanced features similar to iMessage, including the ability […]

FiLMiC Firstlight Releases Tomorrow On iOS

FiLMiC Firstlight,  makers of Filmic Pro, will be available in the App Store this Friday, NOV 8! Firstlight combines custom film simulations, adaptive film grain and FiLMiC Pros famous live analytics to offer an advanced but approachable front end camera experience like no other. Fast, easy and intuitive, Firstlight lets you envision and capture your […]

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