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WhatsApp Messenger is about to become a paid service for iOS, but only for new users.

Whatsapp Messenger (horizontal logo)

iPhone users always paid Whatsapp Messenger once from the App Store at 0,99$, and use it as long as you like without any additional cost in spite of Android. The app was sold free including one year of usage; after that you would have needed to pay an yearly subscription of 0,99$.

The new update, reaching version 2.10.1 doesn’t officially support in-app purchases yet, with only the addition of saving conversation on iCloud within Whatsapp > Settings > Chat Settings > chat backup.

The thing that started once again rumors about turning from paid to free, is that WhatsApp Messenger is currently sold for free on the App Store, indicating that the switch in their purchasing policy is imminent as they stated in their blog. Billing cycle is going to be identical to Android one (no more difference from iOS), with additional discounts for multi-year subscriptions. Read More…

MacX Video Converter Pro 4.0, full-fledged video converting solution, goes free until July 25th

MacX Video Converter Pro 4.0 Giveaway

Thanks to MacX Video Converter Pro reaching version 4.0, the creator Software House Digiarty decided to celebrate this new release by making it free for everyone until July 25th, normally sold at 49,95$.

But, what are we talking about? MacX Video Converter Pro represents an All In One solution for managing any sort of media file, even if just “Converter” doesn’t bring justice to it, since it goes beyond what its name let you understand. In fact, it features a complete, full-fledged option to download videos on YouTube; just paste the URL, choose file size and format and you’re ready to go. Personally, I’ve lost enough time searching for one that works like it should and finally I found it. Output videos are perfect and not altered from its uploaded counterpart on the website. Read More…

iTunes App Store celebrates 5th birthday making free these top selling apps

Only on the App Store

With more than 50 billion downloads reached, iTunes App Store celebrates 5th year of activity. First, Apple sent to journalist several posters showing on a timeline all the major hits it has reached over the past years since it has opened.

To give a head start to celebrations of such a milestone, many from the most top selling apps ever on the App Store have gone free for a limited time. These titles ranges from Infinity Blade II, highly acclaimed RPG running Epic Games’ Unreal engine, Tiny Wings, which was the Game of the Year and Where’s my Water, 25th billion downloaded app. Feel like going beyond them? Apple has created a new gallery of apps named “Only on the App Store” featuring some of the most desirable applications for your iPhone or iPad, from New Releases to Games and Apps. Read More…

Onavo Protect will secure browsing from iPhone and iPad

Probably you’re now thinking that “iPhone is bulletproof from viruses”. That’s right, sandboxing makes impossible for any applications to interfere with other ones. But this doesn’t mean that you’re safe from scam, phishing and fake websites; it’s still up to you to decide whether trust something or not. After Onavo Extend for cellular data compression, and Onavo Count for data usage, here it comes for the iPhone Onavo Protect, a new app that enables live protection across all networks. Read More…

Challenge with Skype is open; Viber is now available for OS X and Windows

With over 200 millions of users registered for mobile devices, Viber is a major threat for Skype and other VoIP applications. Until today, Skype always had the lead for computer calling, but the newly released Viber for OS X and Windows will surely give it a run for the money (Linux version is planned for a future release).

The newly released version for desktop is completely integrated with the mobile app. At the first log-in Viber will require your cellular number to verify the account and will require to update (not upgrading, nda) the mobile application first. No harassments about remembering passwords or emails; everything is directly connected with your number. Existing and new contacts & chats will be synchronized with all your devices and available everywhere either for calling or messaging.

Follows the official video on YouTube explaining at a glance what we explained in this article.

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