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Firefox Focus browser comes to Android

Android users, if you are looking at a browser that makes blocking trackers & clearing your history easy you now have an option in Firefox Focus. Born in 2016, this browser can do a lot of things including block ads.

WhatsApp=1 billion daily users……& counting

From last year’s 1 billion users a month, messaging app WhatsApp has climbed to 1 bln users a day. A post on the official blog made this claim.

Countdown to Microsoft Paint demise begins. Not true, it will come to Windows Store – News

Windows’ Fall Creators Update is scheduled to add new features to the platform, but it will also mark the beginning of the end for MS Paint, launched with its OS in 1985. Microsoft has revealed in a list of removed & deprecated features that it will stop actively developing the iconic application. Which means no more future updates or new features for the painting program. 

Reports: The Verge, Washington Post, Mashable

These are Apple’s newly released emojis on occasion of World Emoji Day

To be released later this year, the preview by Apple shows new emojis like a Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person & Breastfeeding, and food items such as Sandwich & Coconut. More animals & mythical creatures like T-Rex, Zebra, Zombie & Elf “are a fun way to describe situations & new Star-Struck & Exploding Head smiley faces make any message more fun”, Apple said.