YouTube Shorts unveiled as TikTok rival

YouTube Shorts - YouTube app on phone

The Google-owned company has announced its own version of a short-for video app in an early beta. YouTube Shorts has been officially announced as of this week, providing the online and mobile world with a TikTok copycat and rival app. The early beta version of the product was gradually rolled out over the week, starting in India. The first rollout of YouTube Shorts took place gradually throughout this week, sending the early beta version into the Indian market first. This massive market was an interesting and highly strategic move for…

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Understanding Software Development

what is Software Development

Understanding software development begins by understanding what software is. Software is defined as a set of instructions and programs, independent of hardware, that command the functions and actions of computers.  There are four main types of software and they include:  System software: These provide primary functions like disk management, operating systems, hardware management, utilities and other necessary functions for computer operation.  Programming software: These are software used by developers to code. They provide them with tools such as text editors, linkers, compilers and debuggers, among others.  Application software: These refer…

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Health App Development Guide

health app developement plan

The use of mobile applications to deliver health services has gained momentum in recent years. It is estimated that by 2025, the eHealth app market will generate up to $111 billion globally. This growing demand and effort in developing eHealth apps are attributable to the increased need to provide quality and reliable access to health services for patients at their convenience.  Today, health apps are widely used to schedule doctors’ appointments, review prescriptions, and help patients take their medication on time. Other apps are used for habit tracking, self-diagnosing, fitness,…

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The Downsides of Dating Apps, and How to Overcome Them

The Downsides of Dating Apps, and How to Overcome Them

In today’s digital world, dating apps are helping people find dates at the click of a few buttons or taps on their mobile devices. Their popularity continues to soar each year. While these apps have their advantages in finding love on the internet, they also have their downsides. Here are some of the downsides of dating sites and how you can overcome them. Statistics on Dating Apps An Australian survey discovered that about 60% of the participants were regular users of dating sites. And out of that number, 25% of…

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Tweet reply controls heading to all Twitter users

Tweet reply controls - Person using Twitter on mobile

The social media platform has been testing the feature over the last several months. Following several months of tests, Twitter has announced that it is rolling out tweet reply controls for all users of its platform. This includes users on twitter.com as well as Android and iOS app users. Twitter now allows its users to choose from among three different options regarding who can reply. Twitter described the new tweet reply controls with the following statement: “Here’s how it works. Before you Tweet, choose who can reply with three options:…

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