Software News

Remix OS To Get Continuum-Like Feature

One of the few good things on Windows 10 Mobile operating system is definitely the Continuum feature, which allows smartphones to transform into a PC just by connecting a display, keyboard, and mouse. If you ask us, something like that will be added to Android in the future, but

Google's Allo Will Be On Desktop

Google's Allo messaging app is not going to be exclusive to mobile devices. Although a desktop version still isn't available, Google's VP of communications Nick Fox shared a screenshot of Allo for the web on Twitter. The app appears to be only for Chrome.

Amazon Alexa Passes 10,000 Skills

There are now over 10,000 "skills" available for Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant. It only had 1,000 skills in June 2016 and that figure increased to about 7,000 by January of this year. Alexa has received a significant amount of third-party support.

Google's Tilt Brush VR Arrives On Oculus Rift

Tilt Brush, an impressive painting app created by Google for 3D VR spaces, is now available on the Oculus Rift. It wasn't possible to effectively use the app on that platform until the Rift's Touch controllers began shipping. The app is available for $30.

Fake Pornhub Apps Are Spreading Malware

Pornhub isn't allowed on the Google Play Store since pornographic material cannot be listed on the platform. Its exclusion from Google's store has led people to look elsewhere for mobile apps that include Pornhub's content and often that means encountering malware.

Windows 10 Redstone 3 To Be Released In 2017

Microsoft is giving final touches to its upcoming Windows 10 update that is known as Creators Update or Redstone 2, and is expected to be released in April. If the update doesn't impress you, the good news is that Microsoft is already working on a second big update in 2017.

WhatsApp Adds Snapchat-Like Status Feature

Facebook's WhatsApp is taking a page from Snapchat's playbook as well. The messaging app has been updated with a feature that's quite similar to Snapchat and Instagram's Stories. It allows you to put up a photo or video that'll be visible to friends for 24 hours.