WhatsApp users are making 100 million calls daily

WhatsApp users are now making over 100 million calls every day, which translates to over 1,100 calls per second. The popular messaging service crossed 1 billion users earlier this year, with recent reports stating that the app is now used by 95% of all smartphone users in India and 94% of smartphone owners in Brazil,
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Netflix may enable offline viewing by the end of the year

It looks like Netflix may offer an option to download and watch videos offline, much like Amazon’s Prime Video. According to LightReading (via PhoneArena), the ability to save videos for offline viewing should make its debut by the end of the year. The publication is citing the Penthera, a software company that facilitates delivery of
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Yahoo Mail for iPhone picks up 'Undo send' button and more

Yahoo is rolling out a new update for its Mail app, one that offers that offers a couple of interesting new capabilities. Of primary interest is ‘Undo Send,’ which allows you to cancel an email that you’ve accidentally sent, much as you can do with Gmail. Here’s what to expect with Yahoo Mail 4.5: Quickly
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Instagram is adding an automatic text translation feature

After announcing that it has over 500 million users, Instagram has shared that it is working on a text translation feature that will go live next month. Once enabled, you’ll see a “See Translation” button that automatically translates text in posts, comments or bios to your preferred language. At launch, 24 languages will be supported,
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How to watch BBC iPlayer outside the UK

BBC iPlayer’s regional locking may scupper your attempts to view the Beeb’s output when you’re abroad. Here are a few handy workarounds. BBC iPlayer has evolved into one of the best streaming services in the UK — free to use, with high-definition streaming and download support across multiple platforms. But if you’re travelling outside the
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BitTorrent Now will bring up-and-coming artists to your iPhone and Apple TV

BitTorrent has announced Now, an upcoming app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV aimed at making it easier to access music and video from new and unknown artists. The streaming app offers curated selections from BitTorrent, trending content, search, and more. Like many such services, BitTorrent Now allows you to follow the artists you like,
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Instagram's 'Explore' tab gets more personal with recommended video channels

Finding videos you like in Instagram should now be a little easier thanks to the latest update to the app’s Explore section. When browsing Explore, you’ll now see “Picked for You” channels loaded with videos based on your favorite topics. From Instagram: Diverse communities flourish on Instagram — from comedians and bakers to skateboarders and
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Free App of the Week: Bounce to the beat of the music in Give It Up! 2

Give It Up! 2, a quirky rhythm-platforming game, is this week’s free app of the week on the App Store. In Give It Up! 2, players will enter a gray world where the only color is that which springs from platforms under your feet. You’ll play as a stark black Blob, bouncing from platform to
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What's new on the App Store: Marvel, Rodeo Stampede, and apps for the summer

Each week, the App Store highlights some of the best new and updated apps. This week, take a look at Marvel, Rodeo Stampede, and apps to kick off the summer. We start our look at new apps this week with Marvel, which lets you prototype designs for apps right on your iPhone or iPad. GIFYme
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This week's 'T-Mobile Tuesdays' offers extended through Friday

While not nearly as bad as its first week, T-Mobile’s weekly “T-Mobile Tuesdays” promotion hit some hiccups again this week. To make sure customer can get in on the deals, T-Mobile has announced that it will extend “most” of this week’s gifts through Friday. T-mobile COO Mike Sievert took to Twitter with the news: Wow
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