Twitter for Windows Phone Gains More Photo Tools
Twitter pushed out an update to its mobile application for Windows Phone for the first time in seven months today. Twitter 3.2 makes significant improvements to how the app handles photos. For example, users can now upload multiple photos in a single Tweet, as well as tag friends in photos shared through the social network. Further, the app now lets people share photos through Direct Messages, and offers previews of photos and Vines embedded in Tweets. Last, the app makes it easy to reply, follow, favorite, or retweet others directly from the timeline. Twitter 3.2 for Windows Phone is free to download from the Windows Store.
Instagram Adds Photo Replies and Face Filters
Aug 17, 2017
Instagram has rolled out several new ways to interact with friends on the photo-sharing social network. First, Instagram made it possible to reply with a photo or video to specific photos, videos, and reshared posts in the Direct messages feature.
Samsung Connect Tag Lets You Track Your Stuff
Oct 16, 2017
Samsung today announced the Connect Tag, a wireless fob that you can attach to just about anything to monitor its location. Samsung envisions the Connect Tag will work best on kids' backpacks, car keys, dog collars, or even tossed inside cars.
Google Maps Timeline Feature Travels to iOS Devices
Apr 18, 2017
Google today made the Timeline tool of Google Maps available to iOS devices. Timeline tracks users' movements based on their location, providing a clear picture of where they've been, for how long, and how they got there.
Twitter @Replies No Longer Count Toward 140-Character Limit
Mar 30, 2017
Twitter today improved its service a little bit by cutting @replies from the character limit. Moving forward, when people reply to an individual or to a group, the @username(s) will not count toward the Tweet's 140 characters.
Apple Says iOS 12 Will Be Faster, Work Better On Older iPhones
Jun 4, 2018
Apple today announced iOS 12, its next-generation platform for the iPhone and iPad. Apple says it spent time improving the performance of the operating system, which in claims will work well on iPhones and iPads that went on sale as far back as 2013.