Wednesday 7 December 2016

Apple Announces Massive iPhone WhatsApp News Ahead Of Next Year's Block


WhatsApp is about is block millions of users from accessing its app and it seems Apple could be reaping the rewards.

The world's most popular messaging app will soon stop anyone with a Blackberry, Nokia and older Android smartphones gaining access to the service.

With these devices losing access in a few weeks time, it seems the app has become even more popular on the iOS platform.

Apple has just revealed its yearly iTunes and App Store download figures and WhatsApp comes out on top as the biggest free app of the year on the iPhone.

WhatsApp is now used by over one billion people with 42 billion messages and 250 million videos sent every day.

Along with WhatsApp other popular downloads from Apple include Face Swap Live, Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga.

Spotify also continues to be hugely popular although Apple has announced that its new Music streaming service now has over 20 million paid subscribers.

Best Of 2016 Apps & Games:
  • Face Swap Live is the number one selling iPhone App of 2016 (Paid).
  • Minecraft is the top selling iPad App (Paid).
  • WhatsApp Messenger is the number one free iPhone App of the year and YouTube is the free iPad App of 2016.
  • Top grossing honours go to Spotify on iPhone and Candy Crush Saga on iPad.

Editorial Picks: Prisma is iPhone App of the Year and Clash Royale is iPhone Game of the Year. Heuristic Shakespeare - The Tempest is iPad App of the Year and Severed is iPad Game of the Year.

Best of 2016 Music charts (top selling + streamed):
Albums UK:
  • Drake - Views
  • Adele - 25
  • Various - Now Thats What I Call Music 93
  • Various - Now Thats What I Call Music 94
  • Justin Bieber - Purpose
  • Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams
  • The 1975 - I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it
  • David Bowie - Blackstar
  • Rihanna ANTI (Deluxe)
  • Sia - This is Acting
Songs UK:
  • Drake - One Dance
  • Lukas Graham - 7 Years
  • Calvin Harris - This is What You Came For
  • Justin Timberlake - Can’t stop the feeling
  • Calum Scott - Dancing on my Own
  • Mike Posner - I Took a Pill in Ibiza
  • Sia - Cheap Thrills
  • Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
  • Shawn Mendes - Stitches
  • Jonas Blue - Fast Car
Best selling movies on iTunes UK:

1. The Martian

Best selling TV show on iTunes UK:

1. Game of Thrones Season 6

Best selling Book (fiction) + best selling audiobook on iTunes UK:

1. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins

Best selling non-fiction Book on iTunes UK:

1. Lean in 15, Joe Wicks



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