Every day we see hundreds of headlines in the technology sphere. Here at Uptodown we focus on the most important information related to the world of software, covering everything from the most relevant news items and articles on IT security to advice on online privacy.

Up to this point sharing contacts on WhatsApp had to be done one contact at a time, which could be annoying if you wanted to share a whole group of contact details. Not something we’ve had to do a lot, but when we did it was a serious pain. Luckily the messaging app has decided to fix this with a new update that lets you send multiple contacts at the same time.

These days the words endless runner are pretty much synonymous with Temple Run 2. Both this sequel and the original game are living history for mobile gaming and shouldn’t be forgotten, though that would be hard anyway give that their simple gameplay is as fun today as it ever was. This totemic game for smartphones and tablets has just gotten a new level that gives it a proper shakeup: Lost Jungle, a rainforest rife with danger.

The popularity of Snapchat has been waning bit by bit over time, mainly due to the appropriation of its features by other social networks – though the app’s annoying UI hasn’t helped much, either. They’ve been working on upgrading the app for a good while and have just announced a new feature that might well give it a breath of new life: a new search engine for public Stories.

The start of the new month has come upon us filled with new features on some of the world’s most popular social networks. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have all gotten different updates to their sites and Android apps that, in some cases, spell drastic changes to how we’ll communicate.

Gboard is slogging on with the slow process of adding new apps that can use GIFs with the virtual keyboard and this fun add-on has just made it to Gmail. It might seem a bit strange that such a popular function has taken so long to roll out on Gmail – and even more so considering that Google’s the brains behind both operations. But now’s no moment for complaints. We’re all smiles at this news.

A couple months ago was the first birthday of Clash Royale – that addictive title that’s probably the biggest thing happening in mobile gaming at the moment. Supercell opted to forgo a gigantic birthday bash in favor of a longer celebration that Retro Royale is part of: this new challenge takes the game back to its origins.

The disappearing stories soap opera seems to be endless and now it’s Facebook officially confirming that Stories are arriving to all users. We got wind of this a while ago, but now everybody on Facebook can use it. Plus this update doesn’t come on its own – it’s got even more features “inspired” by Snapchat. What a surprise eh.

It’s a great day at Uptodown: we’re celebrating the first public version of our first official app for Android. We’ve had an app for a while now, but it was simply a webview that showed our site. We’ve been working long and hard to be able to present the native version of our app store, a proper alternative to Google Play that lets you search, download, install, and update apps from our marketplace legally, smoothly, and securely.

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We try to talk about Telegram at the slightest pretext here on the blog – it’s one of our fave chat apps and every now and then it rolls out new features that make it even more of a gem. In the latest version (3.18) it’s finally added voice calling over the app. We’ve been asking for this for a long time and now we can properly enjoy it.

There’s no more important cinema app out there than IMDb. It’s a gigantic source of data and if you’re registered, its Watchlists is great for keeping track of which movies you want to watch – or checking out other users’ lists. This useful app has just come out in its seventh version and brings a list of important changes with it. Here’s the rundown.