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Instagram adds support for landscape and portrait formats

Instagram has unveiled a major update to its Android and iOS apps – it will now support landscape and portrait formats for photos and video uploads. This changes the basic concept of Instagram which forced users to take photos and videos in the square 1:1 format since its beginning.

Watch live video stream for Apple’s September 9 event

Apple will be streaming its keynote video live on September 9, where it is expected to announce new iPhones, Apple TV, Siri updates and releases to its desktop, mobile and smartwatch operating systems. The event video will be live streamed from

Windows 10 installed on 75 millions PCs so far

Windows 10 has been installed on 75 million PCs (laptops, desktops, tablets, 2-in-1) so far. The news was broken by Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Windows and Devices Group at Microsoft, on Twitter. What is even staggering is that it took only 27 days for Windows 10 to reach this number as it was launched on 29th July.

VMware Fusion and Workstation updated with support for Windows 10 on El Capitan

VMware updates Fusion and Workstation, two of its most popular virtualisation products, to version 8 and 12 respectively. The update brings support for Windows 10, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, improved graphics and processing performance, battery efficiency and retina display optimisations amongst many others.

Vysor lets you control an Android device from Chrome desktop browser

Vysor is an interesting new app for Google Chrome (desktop browser) which lets users control their Android smartphone. Vysor can easily be installed in Chrome and linked to an Android smartphone to view its display on the computer and get complete control over it.

Cortana for Android released as a beta

Cortana for Android has been officially released as a public beta. Microsoft announced the release today on their blog. The smart assistant app was leaked some time back and users had already posted their impressions but this comes straight from Microsoft/Google Play Store so can be used without any malware concerns.

Use Instagram on Mac OS X with the beautiful Photoflow App

Photoflow is a one of the best looking Instagram apps for Mac OS X users. Unlike many web wrapper apps out there, Photoflow provides a native and fast experience with a good design, though out user experience and a hefty list of features which justify its price.

iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak Demoed by Pangu Team

Users would soon be able to jailbreak iOS 8.4.1 if the demo by Pangu team is released. The Pangu team has demoed a working jailbreak, as posted on the popular Chinese social networking website Weibo by the account for HackPwn2015.

Opera Max now compresses YouTube and Netflix videos to save data

Opera Max helps save data by compressing photos and other media on any website, over 3G or Wi-FI. It does this by routing your web traffic through Opera’s proxies and claims to save up to 50% data which means that your data plan is extended for free. In a new announcement, Opera has added support(…)

Volume Mixer for OS X Enables Per App Volume Control

Volume Mixer for OS X brings application level volume control to OS X Yosemite. It is a light weight app which sits in the menu bar and allows users to individually change the volume for any app, with the help of an optional driver.

Android Wear Gets Interactive Watch Faces Support With OS Update

Google has announced new interactive watch faces for Android Wear smartwatches. Android Wear already shows information such as email, messages and more as glances on all watch faces but the new interactive watch faces take it on step ahead and show more information with just a tap on the watch face. The watch face can(…)

Bing Snapshots Update for Android Works Just Like Google Now On Tap

Bing for Android has a brand new update which brings contextual search via a feature called Bing snapshots. When you long press the home button, Bing will scan the content in the current view, no matter which app, and contextual information and associated actions. If this seems familiar, it is because Google had announced Now(…)

OS X El Capitan Developer Beta 7 Available for Download

OS X El Capitan Developer Beta 7 has been released by Apple. The new update, build 15A263e, is sized at 2.46 GB and is up in Mac App Store for all beta 6 users. The release notes only say ‘This update is recommended for all user’ but we are currently downloading and installing it to investigate(…)

Jumpshare for Mac 2.0 Update Gets Screencasting, Annotations And More

Jumpshare file sharing service have released version 2.0 of their Mac app. The new app ships with tons of new features including screencasting, screenshots annotations, notes composition and much more. Along with faster uploads, backend improvements and multiple bug fixes, this makes for a compelling 2.0 update for the app.

WhatsApp Web for iPhone Rolling Out To Users

WhatsApp Web for iPhone has starting working for a select number of users. Previously available for Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Nokia S40/S60, it is now appearing on the WhatsApp Web website for everyone as an option but only for some users in the iPhone app.

Spark for iPhone Gets Version 1.1 Update

Spark has received a version 1.1 update for iPhone which adds email aliases, HTML signatures, new swipe options and much more. Readdle’s free email app for iPhone has been a refreshing welcome in the competitive App Store market. It shipped with a good set of features at launch unlike many competitors who gave up on their(…)