Google Allo rival to WhatsApp

Google has unveiled its new messaging service last night in its showcase event. The new messaging service named as google Allo. This new instant messaging app will be direct rivalry of Whatsapp and Facebook messenger. It even have a ability to understand your typing mistakes and rectification to them as well, this will help the user to use this app in better way to respond the messenger.

  • Allo, it works with Google’s Android operating system as well as with Apple iOS too.
  • It has a line of standard issue messaging function.
  • Allo includes emojis called expressions. The user even can scribble over images as in snap chat.
  • Making use of Google’s intelligence led assistant tool, Allo may also come up with smart replies based on the messages user receive.
  • Like Siri, assistant tool will guide you for dinner, locations, maps or what so ever questions you ask.
  • In case if the user want any sort of recommendation from assistant. Then the user has to type @google while using Allo .
  • It will bring up all the information according to your need.
  • User can even send this information to friends from within the app.
  • According to the sources, ALLO will be available soon, pre-register now!

WhatsApp Announcement: Introduction of New Desktop App for Windows and Mac

Recently Facebook owned organization; WhatsApp launched new application for the desktop users of Mac and Windows. This app can be downloaded easily online and you can use it to send messages from your PC and along with you will receive all notifications also. This app is similarly helpful like the messenger app used by the smartphone users.

Well, you still should have your mobile phone nearby your computer for the working of the desktop apps as like WhatsApp web the desktop app can only function as your smartphone’s extension.


In a blog post, the company said that they were launching the desktop app so that people could have a new way of staying in touch everywhere and every time whether on their PC or phone at their home or workplaces. As WhatsApp’s desktop app is similarly an extension of your phone like WhatsApp web, this application represents all messages and conversations from your mobile phone.
An extra functionality is added by the new feature to the users of desktop, who want working independently from their web browser and at the same time want to receive all live notifications as well. A chrome extension is also included in WhatsApp, which you can use on any type of Operating system you use.

This new WhatsApp desktop application is now available for Mac OS 10.9+ and Windows 8+. You will find the app synced with WhatsApp messenger app on your mobile after installing it on your desktop.

According to the organization, this app will provide you support for better keyboard shortcuts as well as native desktop notifications, as on your desktop the application runs natively.

You will likewise get all new features in this app, which have been recently introduced by WhatsApp to review your audio messages before sending it to your friend. Along with this feature, you will be provided with the similar end-to-end encryption security which will secure your all chats and records from any third party.

So, download this app on your desktop today and easily use it now both on your mobile and PC conveniently!

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WhatsApp for iOS update fixes a bug relating to storage space on iPhone

As per reports, the popular messaging app WhatsApp for iOS platform has now received an update that takes it to the version number 2.12.15. It is reported that this update is sent out to fix the bug in iPhone devices that consumes its unused storage space. The changelof released for this update mentions this bug and reports that after installing this new upgrade for the WhatsApp applications for iOS will eliminate the issue that caused it to use a lot of storage space on the iPhones.

It is also mentioned in the changelog that this update fixes another bug which caused WhatsApp to crash. Once you install this new update, you will be able to send and receive PDF files using WhatsApp. Also, the reports reveal that the new version includes an improved design for browsing photos and videos. A new update is added which allows the users of the iPhone devices to zoom in on a video playing on the messaging app.

It allows you to share photos and videos coming from other apps installed on your phone including Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft OneDrive. In order to install the photos and videos on your iOS device simply open the “Photo/Video Library” and tap “Choose from another app”. Also, this new update brings along a variety of solid colors to choose from for the WhatsApp users on iOS, which can be used for their chat background.

If you have WhatsApp installed on your iPhone then you should head over to the App Store and install this update from there. In this way, you will be able to use the messaging app without worrying on how much free storage your iPhone will consume.


You can now chat with 256 people at a time using WhatsApp

We are not sure how many of you have ever felt the need to chat with 256 people at a time. If I speak about myself I never even felt the need to chat with 100 people at a time. Now, as per the latest reports the beta version of the WhatsApp for Android is now updated raising the number of people you can chat with from 100 to 256. It is reported that this increase in the group chat cap can be found in the version 2.12.437.

The reports reveal that this increase in the cap for group chat will make an appearance to the Google Play Store version of this app soon. But if you are feeling impatient and want to chat with 256 people right now then you can click the link and use the APK Mirror to sideload this new beta upgrade to your Android device.

As we know, Whatsapp is now completely free and has dropped its 99 cent annual fee. So, instead of messaging you can also make the internal calls, send and receive video and voice messages and can also handle a group chat. An interesting feature is that if you are offline and miss some messages, you will be able to read them once you connect to internet and get back to the grid.
Facebook has purchased WhatsApp back in October 2014 for $21.8 billion and it continues to update the previous features and add some new features on this app.