Sunday , December 17 2017
Home / Apps

Apps

Walmart’s app makes the return process easier

Walmart is adding another new feature to its app and this one aims to make returning items as painless as possible. Starting soon, when you need to return something, you’ll first start the process on the app. Then head to a store, scan a QR code at the Mobile Express …

Read More »

A ‘new’ version of iTunes brings back apps and ringtones

Still need a way to manage your applications and ringtones in addition to your music, movies and other media on your iPhone? Well, there’s an app for that. Following iTunes’ massive overhaul (version 12.7 if you’re keeping track at home), the company has since released a version of the software that will let you continue …

Read More »

Microsoft’s Cortana finds answers inside your Skype chats

You can already count on a dash of AI assistance in some mobile messaging apps, whether it’s Google Assistant in Allo or the smart replies you find across iOS. But what if Skype is your chat app of choice? You’re covered: as of today, Microsoft is rolling out its Cortana assistant to the Skype …

Read More »

Google can add new features to Android Wear through its app store

One of Google’s most important decisions for Android was to separate key feature updates from new firmware — you don’t have to suffer through months of delays from your manufacturer and carrier just to get a new messaging app or a vital behind-the-scenes service. And now, that’s true for Android …

Read More »

Third-party Twitter client Twitterrific is back on macOS

Twitterrific has been through quite a few iterations.The Iconfactory’s first third-party Twitter client originally launched for Mac then languished (thanks in part to Twitter’s user caps) while the company focused all its efforts on an iOS version. That was pretty sad for the company that originated the term “Tweet.” In February of this year, however, the …

Read More »

Spotify’s iMessage app shares clips of your favorite songs

Spotify has gotten into a variety of non-Spotify apps lately, from an integration with crowd-sourced traffic app, Waze to Facebook Messenger. Now you can send and receive tracks from the streaming music service within Apple’s iMessage, too. “Spotify’s iMessage app is available now, allowing users to quickly search for and share music with friends …

Read More »

NPR’s biggest podcasts are available on the iHeartRadio app

There’s a new place to listen to your favorite NPR podcasts: the iHeartRadio app. A press release says that Fresh Air, How I Built This, Invisibilia, Planet Money and Up First will be available via the app, among some 30 others. So, wherever the iHeartRadio app exists (Android, iOS, Alexa are a few examples) you’ll be able to catch up on Radiolab. It isn’t the biggest …

Read More »

Instagram Stories: Tips for using Instagram’s photo story feature

One of Instagram’s most useful features is called Stories. That’s not just my opinion: Over 250 million people use Instagram Stories every day, according to the company. Why? Instead of the usual posting of carefully chosen single photos, Stories lets you post a bunch of photos that play like a slideshow. And at …

Read More »