Posts made in December, 2017

WhatsApp to pull support on older smartphones

By on Dec 29, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Explaining the move to pull support, WhatsApp said that when it was founded in 2009 the mobile landscape was very different. “About 70% of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia,” the company explained. “Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft – which account for 99.5% of...

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A Bigger iPhone, a New iPad, and the Long-Awaited HomePod: What to Expect From Apple in 2018

By on Dec 28, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

It’s hard to predict anything but a good future for Apple. After all, the company has shown no signs of letting up and profits keep pouring in. And truth be told, 2018 doesn’t look to be all that bad of a year for Apple (aapl). Core components in its business, including its iPhone division, seem poised for continued growth and there’s a strong possibility that its...

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HQ Trivia is coming soon to Android | TechCrunch

By on Dec 27, 2017 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

HQ Trivia is letting Android users pre-register for the live-streamed trivia game built by the makers of Vine, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. Pre-registering means you’ll get notified the moment HQ Trivia is available for download. HQ, which opened up pre-registration on December 24, had previously marketed its Android app as being available “this Christmas.” To me,...

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WhatsApp to stop working on phones running Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 on New Year’s Day

By on Dec 27, 2017 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

WhatsApp will stop working on a selection of smartphones and mobile platforms in the new year.  From 1 January 2018, the messenger service won’t be available on any handsets running Windows Phone 8.0 (or older versions of the operating system), BlackBerry OS or BlackBerry 10.  The company made the announcement in an update to a blog post that was originally...

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