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WhatsApp Beta for Android Gets New Font Shortcuts, Revoke Feature Spotted on Web Version

The WhatsApp feature to revoke or edit sent messages has been spotted several times, but the official launch seems to be getting closer. The feature, which was earlier seen on iPhone beta version, is now heading for WhatsApp Web, according to a new report. The feature would allow users to recall or ‘unsend’ messages they have sent to their contacts, or even edit them. @WABetaInfo, which tracks beta releases of the app, has claimed that a new update for WhatsApp Web is coming soon, and will add the revoke feature…

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WhatsApp Text Status Feature Makes a Return With ‘About’ Description

WhatsApp did a major overhaul by introducing Snapchat-like WhatsApp Status a while back. It was met with a lot of criticism from many users who wanted the old text-based status message back. Now, with WhatsApp’s latest beta, the company is testing just that. In the latest Android beta version 2.17.95, users are now seeing the revival of the old status message feature. The feature is still being tested, but this indicates that it should arrive in the stable version soon. If you want to use it immediately, we suggest you…

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WhatsApp doc! Specialist advice for remote patient care

Earlier, a heart patient in remote rural areas of Himachal Pradesh used to get specialist treatment or advice after travelling for 11 to 24 hours, as heart specialists were available only at either Shimla or Kangra. But now, a physician sitting at a remote location can get special advice in 10-15 minutes, and this has been made possible with the innovative idea of Dr Vivek Chauhan of Internal Medicine at Dr Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College and Hospital in Kangra (RPGMCH). He has developed an IT-based gateway using WhatsApp to…

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WhatsApp receives Gif image assist in state-of-the-art iOS Beta release: file

WhatsApp for iOS’ trendy beta release (v2.sixteen.7.1) is now doing the rounds, and apart from numerous computer virus fixes and enhancements, it brings guide for autoplaying gif snap shots. The fb-owned messaging app has staunchly resisted the gif invasion till date, and assist for sharing animated photos will certainly be a welcome function addition for customers. For now, it’s doubtful when gif photo support will roll out to customers of the overall release, or when it’ll launch on Android. The changes inside the present day beta release of WhatsApp for…

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BlackBerry Says Seeking Alternatives for WhatsApp Users; Suggests BBM

WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging app owned by Facebook, recently announced it would be ending support for several older mobile OS versions, including BlackBerry 10 OS. However, BlackBerry has now given its official word on the move. The Canadian smartphone maker in a emailed statement says it is “seeking alternatives for BlackBerry users once support of WhatsApp Messenger for BBOS and BlackBerry 10 ends in late 2016.” In addition, the company said this would not affect Android-based BlackBerry Priv users even after this year. The company also suggested users should…

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WhatsApp for iPhone Gets Fix for Bug That Took Up Unused Storage Space

WhatsApp has rolled out a new update for its iPhone app that brings crash fixes, as well as a fix for an issue that caused extra storage to be used. Redmond pie reports that an earlier WhatsApp for iPhone update added ability to send and receive PDFs though the same update also had an issue as some users noticed the app eating up too much unused storage space. The WhatsApp update is claimed to fix the issue. The ‘What’s New’ section on the App Store now lists that the new…

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