Instagram rolls out web-based direct messaging to all
Back in January, we reported that Instagram was trialling support for direct messaging on its desktop site, but only for a small percentage of its users. The change was a prerequisite to the ultimate unified messaging experience w...
Instagram web supports direct messaging now- but only for “a small percentage”
Usually, the only way to enjoy the full Instagram experience is through the App because the desktop site doesn’t support direct messages. While many people regard Instagram as their favourite social media site, Facebook of...
Google Books gets Material theme redesign on the web
Google Books has turned 15 years old this week, and the firm has taken the opportunity to redesign the ageing service. It’s been given a touch up of Material theme and now more easily surfaces up contextualy information like...
Remember Google Duo? You can now access it on the web
Google, like everybody else, wants to bring its services to the web. Giving a fillip to the notion that everything should be on the web, the company has finally brought the Google Duo to the web. To get on board with the Google Du...
Firefox 65 beta lands with WebP support, simplified privacy controls and MSI support
Firefox 65 has now rolled out to the Beta channel, and the firm is bringing support for the WebP Image format and better privacy features. The WebP image format is a relatively new one pioneered by Google to replace the .jpeg and ...
Latest Skype Insider Preview update brings back Away state and adds the new Recently Active state
Microsoft recently released a new Skype Insider Preview build for Android, iPhone, iPad, Web, Mac, Linux, Linux Snap, Windows 10 PC & Android 4+. This new v126.96.36.199 build brings changes to presence on Skype. Based on the use...
Latest Skype Insider Preview update allows you to disable incoming video
Microsoft today released a new Skype Insider Preview build for Android, iPhone, iPad, Web, Mac, Linux, Linux Snap, Windows 10 PC & Android 4+. This new v188.8.131.52 build allows you to disable incoming video. This feature will ...
Microsoft Whiteboard app coming soon to iOS and the web
In December last year, Microsoft announced the preview of Whiteboard, a freeform digital canvas app for Windows where people can create and collaborate content. Today, Microsoft announced that Whiteboard app is now generally avail...
Googles Chrome new autoplay system is causing some online games to break
Google this month instituted a new auto-play policy which prevented media players from playing videos on web-sites without user interaction, or manual request. While this change was clearly for the best (Stares at CNN’s webs...
Microsoft announces several new Outlook features for Windows, Mac, web, and mobile
Microsoft last night announced several new features for Outlook on Windows, Mac, web, and mobile. Some of the new features include Bill Pay reminders, suggested event locations and meeting rooms, ability to sync draft folders and ...
Google is testing an emoji picker for Chrome
Everyone is making emoji easier to use anywhere, from Twitter to Microsoft and now, to Google. Google is updating Chrome with a new emoji picker, to be invoked by the right-click context menu. This will make it easier for users to...