Businesses that use WhatsApp to help their employees stay in touch may need to rethink their strategy after the company revealed it would be not longer support BlackBerry and Windows Phone systems.
Because we will no longer actively develop for these platforms, some features may stop functioning at any time, the statement added. The company also mentioned that the older operating systems don't offer the capabilities it needs to expand its capabilities. WhatsApp recently rolled out several new features, like delete messages, picture-in-picture feature, etc. for both platforms.
Users of Nokia's S40 mobile operating system can continue to use WhatsApp until the end of 2018, and users of older phones running Android 2.3.7 down to Android 2.3.3 until February 1, 2020. On the news, Whatsapp stated that we would stop giving services and any support for the old mobile OS from the given dates. The move is expected to help WhatsApp focus on recent versions of popular smartphone operating systems - iOS and Android. Both OS failed to compete against Android and iOS, and have been traded for better options. "If you use one of these affected mobile devices, we recommend upgrading to a newer OS version".
One woman dead after two dogs attack her, her husband
Lorraine Brock Saylor, 66, was feeding the birds when she was viciously attacked by the pit bulls at her residence. Sheriff Mitch Williams is asking the community to be alert and on the lookout for a brown pitbull.
'Keep in mind that WhatsApp can only be activated with one phone number on one device at a time.
You can't use the integrated WhatsApp backup feature to transfer your chat history between different platforms, but it is possible to email an archive of your precious conversations to yourself if you don't want to lose them - for more details head to the WhatsApp support pages. BlackBerry handsets ditched BlackBerry OS and 10 in 2015 in favour of Android.
BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone devices that now have WhatsApp installed and verified, will remain functional.
After discovering the bill, Horomanski had her son call Penelec, Horomanski's electric supplier, for an explanation. She thought maybe her Christmas lights had done something wacky because her bill was more than $284 billion .
As of Friday, 350 people had showed up to the office of McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller to pay their property taxes early. It appears the tax bill writers made a technical mistake, and it's unclear whether they will correct it.
As if the blowing and drifting snow wasn't enough from that wind, bitterly cold wind chills will be settling in as well. Winds today will turn to the West at 15-25 miles per hour at times gusting to 35 miles per hour .
WattUp is platform-agnostic, meaning you could theoretically buy a charger for any phone, regardless of who makes the device. The technology can also be used to charge devices via contact, similar the more familiar Qi charging pads available now.
Rosen has reportedly expressed concern about landing in Cleveland, which takes its 0-14 record to Chicago on Sunday. It's nearly certain that the Browns will take a quarterback with their top pick, which will likely be the No. 1.
Existing burgundy passports will continue to be valid until they expire. "In the 2016 referendum, we wanted our passports back". The famous "old blue" was first issued in 1920 after the League of Nations agreed to standardise passports.
The shamers also took aim at Khloé for working out while pregnant , something they believe could endanger her baby. However, not all aspects of the 33-year-old's experience having a baby has been totally ideal.
Plummer insisted that the tablets were for her Egyptian partner, who required the painkillers for his chronic back pain. Laura, from Hull, was held on October 9 as she flew into Red Sea resort Hurghada for a trip to see Omar.
Home delivery has in recent years become commoditized, so that we now set our expectations in hours rather than days. Amazon has acquired Blink , a wireless camera startup that offers free cloud storage and no monthly fees.
Officials from the CHP Golden Gate confirmed the "tragic line of duty death" via Twitter on Christmas morning. All three victims suffered injuries and were rushed by ambulances to local hospitals.
Gas prices reach new heights in Florida
The average daily gas price in the Detroit area is $2.62, representing a 22-cent increase from previous year . In Rhode Island, gas is up 11 percent from past year , when it was averaging $2.28 per gallon in the state.
Google eyeing brick and mortar stores in India to push Pixel
It's still unclear whether Google will own and operate the stores itself, or whether it'll go the franchise route instead. For those of you who didn't know, Google had, in fact, tried its luck at opening retail stores in India back in 2013.
Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
In Bhubaneswar , coloured lights, stars and bells gave a fantastic looks to the St Vincent's Catholic Church in Satya Nagar. Christmas carols were sung before the mass at the churches. "We got to know how Christmas is celebrated", Hirra said.
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'
The rogue state has warned that sanctions are hurting the North Korean people, a view echoed by certain American media outlets. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared the sanctions were a "vital step" towards curbing its nuclear weapons program.