Earlier this month, WhatsApp was pulled from the Windows Phone app store over "technical issues," something that has carried on for the past couple weeks. Last week, Microsoft confirmed that it was working with WhatsApp to fix the problem, and now eight days later the wait has come to an end.
Pocket, which is fast becoming the standard save function for avid readers and procrastinators everywhere, is going premium. The free-to-use service is adding a paid layer, which gives you breakout features like advanced search and a web archive tool. For power users, Pocket Premium is an attractive offering.
The much-awaited slew of Steam Machines will be delayed, it has been announced. The reasons have to do with development demands, with work on wireless prototype controllers in particular getting a mention. Ultimately, says the company, it would rather take more time than turn out an inferior product.
The folks at Respawn entertainment are being tested by fans of their first massive title Titanfall. As an online-only, multiplayer-only release, this game was going to see some hurdles as it was released in such a unique fashion. One very recent way in which Titanfall has been tested is in the release, retraction, and re-release of the game mode Capture the Flag.
A few pictures of a revamped Gmail for Android have surfaced, showing a slight update to the app. It reminds many of the Google+ update that slid in recently, and seems to get away from the slide-out menu in favor of drop-downs. A floating compose button is also eerily similar to the Google+ Android app.
Yelp is about to take restaurant reviews to a new level. Starting in June, some Yelp users will get the ability to upload video to their reviews. The short-take clips are meant to give potential customers a better concept of the area and restaurant interior, but could be used to strike a chord on negative feedback.
Save for two devices, all Chrome OS devices are getting a tidy update today. Aside from the bug fixes present in every update, this one brings in folders to the app launcher and user-requested video controls. Chrome OS is also getting a little more word-y, as Google rolls in hotwords on the new tab page.
Google is in the process of updating Gmail for Android, tossing some new functionality into the mix that further expands its usefulness for mobile users. Most notable among the new features is the ability to save email attachments directly to Drive, side-stepping the process of saving to the device and then uploading to Drive.