Twitter for iOS and Android now lets you share gifs on the web

In a very strange move that has bought a whole lotta excitement to my timeline, Twitter now supports gif images. Twitter's web interface, as well as Twitter for iOS and Android will now allow you to share and view animated gifs in all their glory, right in your timeline. Starting today, you can share and view animated GIFs on http://t.co/wJD8Fp317i, Android and iPhone. http://t.co/XBrAbOm4Ya— Twitter ...

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Facebook launches Slingshot, their US-Only Snapchat competitor

Facebook just launched Slingshot, their Snapchat-like service that is only available for US users right now. The new messaging service focuses on images and video (just like Snapchat), and is available for both iOS and Android. Just like Snapchat, your friends can only respond in images and video, which get automatically deleted or automatically-saved. The unique thing about Slingshot though, is that users ...

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Angry Birds Transformers Announced: Because, why not?

In what is probably the most insane partnership ever, Rovio has teamed up with Hasbro, to announce a new "Angry Birds Transformers" game. The new partnership will include a video game of the "Autobirds" versus the "Deceptihogs", as well as a fresh line of TELEPODS toys, which allows players to bring in new content to the games, similar to Activision’s popular Skylanders franchise. Rovio has been using TELEP ...

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Angry Birds Epic: Rovio’s role-playing game is now available globally

Rovio launched Angry Birds Epic, it's new role-playing game way back in March, but the game was only available in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Today, the game launches globally. It's an RPG game so it's not the typical throwing-birds-at-things gameplay of previous Angry Birds games. This one is about turn-based combat, with a "challenging end-game" apparently. the description goes: Get ready for a bir ...

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Skype for iOS Gets a Huge Redesign, New Focus on Group Messaging

Skype has been focusing on their Windows Phone and Android apps lately, but they just sent a lotta love over to the iOS camp, updating Skype for iPhone with a huge overhaul. The new version has been redesigned with a much fresher looking UI that allows you to perform tasks faster, and you can now start group chats right from the main hub instead of having to wait for someone to get online first. The apps is ...

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Slingshot by Facebook is Yet Another Messaging App

Facebook just launched a new messaging app for iOS today, and it's called "Slingshot." Slingshot lets you quickly send images or videos to friends inside a typical messaging interface, and just like Snapchat, you can add captions to images or videos, or draw on them. Once you've viewed the photo or video, they disappear forever. The key differentiator here though, is that before you can read a friend's mess ...

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Pebble 2.2 Firmware Update Brings Reorderable Launcher Menu, Music Volume Controls & More

Pebble keeps on improving with software updates, slow and steady. Today's Pebble 2.2 firmware release introduces a couple new features that are definitely going to be appreciated by owners of the popular smartwatch. Users can now reorder items in the launcher menu, so if you hold the select button on an item in the menu, you can move it to somewhere else in the column view. You can also now control volume r ...

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Apple announces iOS 8 at WWDC 2014

Earlier this week, Apple announced iOS 8 at their WWDC 2014 developers conference in San Francisco. Announced alongside a very iOS7-inspired OS X Yosemite for Mac users, iOS 8 brings a whole bunch of new features, along with new services like iCloud Drive which syncs across devices, including iOS and Windows devices. Apple has also expanded their AirDrop feature to support sharing between iOS and OS X devic ...

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Video: Apple’s new ‘Strength’ Ad is all about wearables and fitness

Apple is running a new TV commercial called "Strength" that focuses on wearables and fitness apps that are available on iOS. Set to the tune of Robert Preston's song 'Chicken Fat' the commercial shows how iPhone owners use their phones for fitness, from running with Nike+, to weighing themselves with a WiThings scale, or using the Misfit Shine Activity and Sleep Monitor, etc. Apple has a new focus on health ...

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Instagram for iOS & Android gets a Massive Update: 9 new editing tools, adjustable filters

Instagram just got a big ol' update to version 6.0 both on Android and iPhone today. Version 6.0 brings about a whole bunch of new features, including 9 new editing tools, as well as the ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and warmth in your images. You can also now selectively add filters to your photos, and control the intensity of the filters, just by tapping the new wrench icon whenever y ...

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Apple publishes two new iPad Ads: Orchestrating sound, exploring without limits

Apple released two new iPad commercials today, continuing with their "Your Verse" campaign. Today's ads come with their own new mini-sites and videos, and once again tell the story of how an iPad can help enrich a user's life which can then inspire others. It's way more serious than Apple's other commercials for the iPhone or iPad in the past, but it seems to be just as effective. The first one is all about ...

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Apple launches the 8GB iPhone 5C in India at Rs 37,500

Well look at that. Apple has launched the 8GB version of the iPhone 5C in India this week, at a price of Rs 37,500. The iPhone 5C 8GB is exactly the same as the regular 5C, except that there's way less space. While the price is still somewhat insane, the 16GB iPhone 5C costs even more, at Rs 41,900 officially (but it's pretty easy to find it in-stores for about Rs 35,000-ish). Apparently Apple is also offer ...

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