Get ready to start sharing any file type on WhatsApp

  Facebook-owned WhatsApp isn’t really known for quickly adding new features, unlike Facebook-owned Instagram or even Facebook Messenger. But WhatsApp is currently testing some new functionality that is sure to be welcome by its many users.       When this goes live for everyone, you’ll be able to send any type of file to …

Microsoft periodically disables it security software on Windows 10

Microsoft has admitted to disabling anti-virus software, but only as part of updating Windows 10 Microsoft has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs, following an competition complaint to the European Commission by a security company.     In early June, Kaspersky Lab filed the complaint against Microsoft. The security company …

WhatsApp support for older Android versions extended to 2020

  Just yesterday, i told you that WhatsApp’s support for BlackBerry platform has been extended till the end of this year. Now, it has come to light that the Facebook-owned company’s website has been updated to reflect that the app will continue supporting older Android versions till 2020.       If you recall, back …

Twitter automates night mode in Android app

  Sometimes, a bright and white UI is too much light to be viewing at night. Which is why Twitter released night mode for its app. You toggle it in the menu and you’ll get a dark background with white text as opposed to black text with a white background, easy right?   Well Twitter …

WhatsApp support for Blackberry extended to 31 December 2017

  Back in February last year, WhatsAppannouncedthat it will stop supporting versions of BlackBerry OS – including BlackBerry 10 – by the end of 2016. That, however didn’t happen, and the date waspushed backto June 30, 2017.   Now, the Facebook-owned service has confirmed that the support has been extended yet again – till 31 …

Music streaming service Spotify now has 140 million users

  Spotify is still the world’s biggest online music streaming service. Today it announced crossing the 140 million users mark, up from 126 million late last year and100 millionone year ago. So in one year it’s managed to add at least 40 million users.   The company hasn’t updated the figure for how many paying …

Instagram rolls out new feature called Archive

With Archive, you don’t necessarily have to delete photos that you don’t want others to see. Simply hit the Options button in the top right corner of your photo and hit the Archive button and it will be removed from your timeline but still available in your private folder. From there, you can choose to …

New re-designed Skype app available for download on Google Play Store

Microsoft’s new Skype 8.0 app is now available on the Google Play Store. The app is currently only available on Android. Skype 8.0 features a brand new UI courtesy of a complete rebuild of the app. There are new colors, animations and shapes everywhere and it really doesn’t look anything like the old app.   …

MEC ACTING CEO THANDIE NKOVOLE COLLAPSES IN A MEETING SHE HAD WITH MEC CHAIR JANE ASSAH

MEC has today officially announced the death of Thandie Nkovola who untill her death was acting Chief Executive Officer.   MEC has lost its Acting Chief Executive Officer Ms Thandie Nkovole who Collapsed in a meeting and pronounced dead.It must be noted that the meeting was between her and MEC Chair Jane Assah in the …

Apple’s iOS 11 update ends support for iPhone 5 and 5C

Apple’s iOS 11 mobile operating system will not be available for the iPhone 5 and 5C or the iPad 4 when it is released in the autumn. It means those with the older devices will no longer receive software or security updates. The iPhone 5S and newer devices will receive the upgrade but some older …