The selfie is one of the most popular trends of the digital age. People have been doing it since the arrival of digital cameras in the 1990s and finally, with front facing cameras appearing on mobile phones in 2003, the selfie began its invasion. Never before has it been so easy to snap pictures of yourself.
Timed Flashlight- Our flashlight app has a timer that you can set for 10 seconds, 30 seconds, 3 minutes, or leave on forever (until you close the app). Use the app to go trick or treating, check for ghosts and ghouls or, if you’re brave enough, do some late night exploring on Halloween!
The amount of things we can do on our mobile phones these days is huge, we can use them for everything from business to entertainment, and of course their primary and original use, for maintaining our social lives. But all of these things require data, of which many of us only have a limited amount.
Selfie…is a photograph that one takes of himself, usually using the front camera of a smartphone, or using a webcam.
Back in 1900 the portable Kodak Brownie was launched, allowing the rich to perform their own photographic self portraits. It took a while before the 1970s brought affordable instant cameras to many households, changing the way amateur photographs were taken.
Despite several decades of self-portrait photography, the term ‘selfie’ was not coined until 2002, in “Dr Karl's Self-Serve Science Forum”.
With the launch of its new messenger app this week, Google seems to be striving to get hot on the heels of the leading messenger WhatsApp. Only 6 days since its release the app has one million downloads from the Google Play Store already. However, there has also been controversy surrounding the new Google venture, with Edward Snowden tweeting several times about the new app.