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WhatsApp gets an interesting new emoji, plus improved search
Oct12

WhatsApp gets an interesting new emoji, plus improved search

While the beta version of  WhatsApp Messenger has been updated almost continuously with new features, we haven’t seen many of these features make it over to the publicly available version of the application. Today, however, that’s changed with the latest update,version 2.12.170, which finally brings many of the beta app’s features to the public application. Specifically, the new version brings a new emoji — yes, you...

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VIPole encrypted messenger will soon be available for Windows 10 Mobile
Oct02

VIPole encrypted messenger will soon be available for Windows 10 Mobile

If you work for or own a business and you’re looking for a more secure way to communicate, you will soon have another option to utilize on your Windows phone. It’s called VIPole and it’s a secure messaging app designed for the workplace. VIPole is a cross platform application that is currently available for Windows desktop, Mac OS and Linux. It supports all Android devices and will be available for iOS users this...

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Slack for Windows Phone now in Public Beta
Sep09

Slack for Windows Phone now in Public Beta

While the Slack Windows Phone Beta has been available for a while for anyone who managed get the link, Slack has now officially announced that a public beta is now available in the Microsoft Store. The beta was announced via the official Slack twitter account. A quick look at the app shows a reasonably usable client for Windows Phone. In our quick testing push notifications seemed reliable and basic messaging worked well. The app...

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Five social apps I’d like to see make the jump to Universal Windows territory
Aug18

Five social apps I’d like to see make the jump to Universal Windows territory

With the coming of Windows 10’s easy portability comes a renewed sense of hope that the dreaded “app gap” will be ancient history and Microsoft’s OS can finally get apps and updates simultaneously alongside the current mobile duopoly that make up iOS and Android. Here’s a list of five social apps (many of which I cover on 1800Pocket/PC‘s sister site TruTower) that I’d like to see in the...

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Social app Onyu for Windows Phone updated with new features, user interface, and more
Jul13

Social app Onyu for Windows Phone updated with new features, user interface, and more

Onyu, the social platform that lets you manage all of your profiles and contacts in one central location, recently received an update that adds some new features, a new look and feel, and some bug fixes and navigation tweaks, among other changes. Before we tell you what’s new, for those of you who don’t yet use Onyu, here are some of the key features of the app, which only recently launched officially on Windows Phone and...

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