WhatsApp

WhatsApp is testing support for more people in video calls

According to a report from WABetainfo WhatsApp is working on improving its video calling offering, which is especially important considering the need for working from helm and video conferencing apps and services have really taken the stage at the moment. Apps like Zoom have risen to the top recently, whether that is a good thing or not remains in peoples opinion. WABetainfo has said that WhatsApp is soon going to be rolling out […]

WhatsApp launches dark mode for iOS and Android

Earlier this week, WhatsApp updated its app for both Android and iOS to now support native dark mode. On iOS dark mode is enabled or disabled system wide via the Settings app or Control Centre and on Android 9, the setting is within the WhatsApp app, under WhatsApp Settings > Chats > Theme > Dark This isn’t a deep dark colour, it’s a very dark green colour, to match the […]

Over two billion people now use WhatsApp

Just today, Facebook owned WhatsApp has now passed the two billion user mark, something Facebook only achieved in 2017. “We are excited to share that, as of today, WhatsApp supports more than two billion users around the world.” WhatsApp Also in the blog post, the company touts its encryption efforts as WhatsApp has end-to-end encryption. “Strong encryption is a necessity in modern life. We will not compromise on security because […]

WhatsApp stops supporting Windows Phone and old Android versions

WhatsApp is everywhere, web, iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Android, macOS, Windows and more but if you support that large array of operating systems, older versions have to give and so do certain platforms. It’s time up for WhatsApp on Windows Phone soon, the company has now said that as of 31st December 2019, Windows Phone will no longer be supported. WhatsApp has also said that the WhatsApp might not […]

WhatsApp no longer supported on Windows Phone and BlackBerry

WhatApp, the hugely popular messaging platform which is owned by Facebook, has now dropped support for BlackBerry and Windows Phone, as of New Years Eve last year the two platforms will no longer work with WhatsApp. The news came from an FAQ page on the WhatsApp website, which mainly explains what platforms are currently supported, which ones aren’t and the reasoning behind dropping support for BlackBerry and Windows Phone. “These […]

Silicon Valley €2.4 Billion row between European Anti-Trust Officials and Google

Google have been fined a whopping $2.7 billion dollars, setting a new world record for the largest penalty against any Tech company to date. The multinational technology company have been charged by European Anti-Trust officials for favouring their own services against their competitors. The cooperate giant finds itself having to defend itself after been accused of “unfairly dominating the market place” with its advertising products. It is nothing new for a […]

UPDATE – Yes, WhatsApp is down

It isn’t just you, WhatsApp does seem to be down for a lot of users. People are reporting they can’t send or receive chats and it just shows “Connecting”. As there is no “fix” for this, symptoms lead to an issue with WhatsApp servers. UPDATE: WhatsApp came back up around 22:30 Wednesday evening, a statement from the company was issue shortly after service was restored. “Earlier today, WhatsApp users in all […]