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WhatsApp will make you wait for voice calling. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp will make you wait for voice calling. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging services on mobile, has long had plans to step up its assault against the likes of Skype and Viber with a free voice calling feature that was initially promised for the second quarter of 2014. Now the company’s CEO has confirmed that the launch is planned for early 2015 instead.

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Facebook today became the first third-party Android app (not build by Google) to surpass 1 billion installs from Google Play. It’s even more popular than a number of Google’s own apps, including Hangouts, Google Search, and even Chrome.

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Facebook has rolled out a new update for its Messenger app for Android that delivers Android Wear support, giving those with compatible watches the ability to reply to friends with voice replies right from their wrists.

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iFixit performed a customary teardown of the second-generation Oculus Rift developer kit this week, and upon removing the headset’s LCD display, they discovered something unexpected — an actual Galaxy Note 3 front panel, complete with Samsung logo and cutouts for a headset speaker and home button.

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BlackBerry users have been warned that calling the emergency services will not charge their phone battery after some were fooled by bogus information that was circulated online. British Police have reminded users that unnecessary calls waste resources and could put lives in danger.

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