Software News

Revamped Skype App Reaches Desktop PCs

Back in June, Microsoft launched a completely redesigned mobile app that was also the biggest update since 2006, when the voice calls were introduced. The new app is now available for all Windows 10 users, while Mac and non-Windows 10 PC users can download a preview of the app.

Google Home Can Now Make Calls

Google has just announced that its smart speaker is receiving a software update with an interesting feature for users in the United States and Canada. Starting today, users will be able to use the Google Home as a phone to make voice calls for free, so long as the call recipient

Opera Max For Android No Longer Available

Back in 2016, Opera Software announced a free VPN service called Opera Max that aimed to compress data to lower data usage and block trackers and other undesirable connections. Unfortunately, the app is now officially discontinued and removed from Google Play Store.

Assistant On Android Wear Platform Now Fixed

While Google is still working on fixing the issue with recurring reminders on Android Wear platform, at least some bugs have been patched. Its Assistant app had some issues on the Android Wear platform that have been acknowledged last week and Google has confirmed that

Samsung Tizen Reaching More Home Appliances

Tizen is an operating system based on the Linux kernel that was first released back in 2012, and is currently being used by Samsung in its refrigerators, televisions, smartwatches and certain smartphones, but the South Korean company plans on bringing it to more products.

Google Might Release Android O On August 21

There are a few people that we can trust when it comes to leaked information on upcoming products, and Evan Blass is definitely one of them. After AndroidPolice's David Ruddock said that Google might have pushed the release of Android O for Pixel, Blass has managed to get

Discord Tests Video Chat, Screen Sharing

Discord, a chat app geared towards gamers, is making a play to become more of a true Skype competitor. The service is now testing screen sharing and video chat with 5% of its user base. Early responses from users indicate the features work quite well.

Android O Reportedly Delayed, New Date Unknown

Google's next mobile operating system Android O was rumoured to arrive either by the end of this month or early next month, but nothing was confirmed. Google Pixel smartphone was expected to be the first device to get the new update, but for unknown reasons, the search giant

Samsung Bixby Might Launch Globally Soon

Samsung's artificial intelligence (AI) assistant is currently only available in the United States and its home country. Due to missing many features, and not being globally available, the Bixby assistant failed to make better impact, but that could change soon.