Microsoft Launcher update adds new gesture option, home screen improvements

You didn’t think that Microsoft will stop delivering new updates to its Android launcher for a month, did you? Although it doesn’t bring major changes to the mix, the latest Microsoft Launcher update does add a few tweaks that will certainly improve the user experience.

So, if you’re using Microsoft Launcher on a regular basis, you’ll notice there’s a new update available for download via Google Play Store. You can find the most important changes that made it in this version of Microsoft Launcher below:

Improved Home screen import logicSort your apps alphabetically in foldersDisplay …


WhatsApp for iPhone updated with Picture-in-Picture mode, other improvements

WhatsApp has just released a new update for its iPhone version, which brings some improvements aimed at European users, as well as new features that should be available to everyone. The most important seems to be the new PiP ability that’s been teased for quite a long time.

The new Picture-in-Picture mode supports two services for the moment, Instagram and Facebook, which means that whenever you receive a link to a video hosted by one of these services, you’ll be able to play it right within WhatsApp.

Moreover, you’ll be able to continue to watch the video while navigating to another …

2019's iOS 13 "Yukon" to focus on iPad improvements, redesigned home screen and more

A tweet disseminated by Bloomberg writer Mark Gurman, gives us some insight into 2019’s iOS 13. According to Gurman, next year’s iOS update comes with an exclusive update for the Apple iPad that has a codename of “Yukon.” The home screen for the tablet will be redesigned, and an updated Files app will be included. Some of the updated features will be for the Apple Pencil.

If Gurman is correct, Apple will add in-app tabs, currently used on MacOS, and users will be able to call up side-by-side screens of the same app in Split View. In response to a tweeted response, Gurman did say that the …

Outlook for Android updated with new navigation bar, other improvements

After revealing all the new changes its Outlook mobile app will get in the coming weeks, Microsoft delivered the first update aimed at Android users. None of the new features and improvements included in this update have been previously mentioned, so it’s a bit of a nice surprise.

Among the most important changes, the addition of a new simplified navigation bar with Search front and center is probably going to appeal to many Outlook users.

Then, Android users will now have direct access to top contacts, upcoming travel itineraries, package deliveries and recent attachments right from …

Microsoft updates Skype with support for Android Calling improvements

Skype is getting new features and improvements, but only on Android. Microsoft silently pushed out another Skype update that delivers some enhancements based on users feedback.

The most important change is support for Android call intents, which will allow users to tap on any phone number in their browsers or other apps to make a call with Skype using Skype Credit. The new option becomes available once you tap on the phone number.

The changelog also mentions some stability and reliability improvements, so expect Skype to work better and smoother after the update. Microsoft had been …

OnePlus 5 and 5T soon to be updated with new touch gesture, other improvements

Although OnePlus 6 is one of the hottest subjects these days, two other OnePlus smartphones will get important software improvements – the OnePlus 5 and 5T. New open beta updates are now available for these two devices, so if you’ve already flashed such a build one your OnePlus 5 or 5T, then you should receive them as OTAs (over the air).

Besides the usual under the hood improvements and bug fixes, OnePlus added a new touch gesture for both smartphones, which will allow users to double-tap to lock the screen. The new function can be found in the launcher settings, so make sure to enable …

PUBG Mobile major update adds Arcade Mode, Training Grounds, loads of improvements

The PUBG phenomenon arrived on mobile last month, but the game is still in “early access.” Even so, it looks like the developer is pushing out important new updates almost on a weekly basis. The latest update that has just made its debut on Android and iOS, brings quite a lot of new gameplay features and many improvements.

The latest version of PUBG Mobile includes a new Arcade Mode that allows 28 players to face each other, as well as one of the six following variations: Shotguns, Sniper Rifles, All Weapons, Melee, Pistols, and Item Heaven.

Another important new addition is Training …

Microsoft Launcher update fixes issues, adds performance improvements, more

The beta version of Launcher app got updated last month with a handful of bug fixes and under-the-hood enhancements, but those using the stable iteration had to wait until now to get all those improvements.

Well, if you didn’t know what the latest beta update brought for Microsoft Launcher users about two weeks ago, here is what you’ll get now:

Fixed top crashes and App Not Responding Errors;Support applying icon pack over single custom-set icons;Adjustments to wallpaper settings experience;Fixed several badge count issues;Performance/memory/CPU improvements.Microsoft’s Launcher surpassed …

Latest OnePlus 5 and 5T beta updates bring Gaming mode and Launcher improvements

OnePlus 5 and 5T may not be the hottest topics these days considering the latest information we got about the company’s upcoming OnePlus 6 flagship. Still, the only phones that are currently getting updates from OnePlus are the 5 and 5T, so if you own either of the two devices, here is what you get in the latest update.

It’s important to note that this is an open beta update, which is only available to those who enrolled in the beta program. If you’ve previously installed an OxygenOS open beta build, you’ll be getting the new update OTA (over the air) in the next couple of days.

The …

Bing for Android update add ability to manage download history, other improvements

Microsoft’s Bing Search gained a handful of improvements earlier this week, but only on Android platform. Although some features may not be available in all countries, the new update should be available to everyone using the app.

As the title says, the most important new feature is the ability to manage your own download history. Also, the update adds the option to sync your search history across multiple devices.

Moreover, Microsoft tweaked the app to offer improved indication of when you’re offline. Finally, Bing Search for Android should now provide users easier access to Microsoft …