Netflix Launches Internet Speed Check App

Netflix Launches Internet Speed Check App

Online video streaming service Netflix has launched a tool for iOS and Android devices that enables users to check the speed of their internet connection, whether its arriving via wi-fi or mobile data. Netflix had already launched an online tool for internet connection checking in May, Fast.com, but the new app shows that the company recognises […]

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Less than a week after borrowing one of Snapchat’s defining features for Instagram, Facebook has looked to its younger rival for inspiration once more. Limited to Canada and Brazil for the time being, Facebook has introduced new filters which can be used to jazz up photos in various ways, such as turning faces into animations. […]

Disney Launches Kid-friendly Messaging App

Disney Launches Kid-friendly Messaging App

Disney Australia has launched its own standalone messaging app aimed at creating a family-friendly channel for kids to communicate over which integrates games and education resources. Disney Mix is approved for “4+” on the app store, and includes reminders about online safety, cyberbullying and harassment, with an integrated “Whistle” icon in all chat threads that […]

Kik Users Have Now Sent Branded Chatbots Nearly 2 Billion Messages

Kik Users Have Now Sent Branded Chatbots Nearly 2 Billion Messages

After its first few months offering dozens of chatbots, Kik says users have caught on and exchanged nearly 2 billion messages with brands, entertainment companies and publishers on the platform. According to statistics released on August 4, by the Canadian messaging app, users have exchanged 1.8 billion messages with the more than 20,000 bots created by […]

Twitter extends conversational ads to all advertisers and launches ‘Instant Unlock’ option

Twitter extends conversational ads to all advertisers and launches ‘Instant Unlock’ option

Twitter has introduced a new feature, Instant Unlock Card, to its conversational ads, which roll out to all advertisers on August 4 after a seven month beta. The social media platform first introduced conversational ads – which contain call-to-action buttons, inviting users to share personalised versions of a brand’s content with their own followers – in January, […]

QR Code-style Scannable Ads Coming to Snapchat

QR Code-style Scannable Ads Coming to Snapchat

Snapchat is reportedly developing a new ad product based on scanning print materials or another screen with the smartphone camera, QR code-style, in order to unlock content in its app. According to The Information, a potential use case would be as a way of accessing special offers. The product is set to roll out this autumn – unless […]

Apple Music for Android launches out of beta, gets an equalizer

Apple Music for Android launches out of beta, gets an equalizer

Apple has launched its Apple Music music streaming app for Android out of beta. The update arrived yesterday in the Google Play Store. The app now features an equalizer. You can access it by opening the app’s settings from the drawer and double-tapping the EQ option. It’s off by default, so you’ll have to toggle […]

PANTONE’s Addictive New App will Change the Way you Interact with Colour

PANTONE’s Addictive New App will Change the Way you Interact with Colour

[KGVID]http://lovelymobile.news/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Pantone_CaseStudy_FINAL.mp4[/KGVID] PANTONE hasn’t experimented much with technology since creating its last app, ‘myPANTONE’, over seven years ago. However, this is set to change with the introduction of its new app called ‘PANTONE Studio’. Created in collaboration with agency Rokkan Los Angeles, the app is aimed towards young, digitally-savvy creatives. “Designers don’t just sit at their […]

Nike launches new Nike+ App and debuts Digital Studio in NYC

Nike launches new Nike+ App and debuts Digital Studio in NYC

Nike launched its anticipated new Nike+ app, which gives athletes personal access to Nike’s signature services, including its most-coveted products, expert guidance and live events, all in one easy-to-access place, as only Nike can do. Nike also announced that it will open its first digital studio in NYC, focused on accelerating the company’s digital connection […]

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