Whatsapp finally comes to desktop – for real

After spending months of having to deal with Whatsapp’s spotty web version of its chat app, the company has revealed in its latest blog post that Whatsapp is officially coming to the Mac/PC via a desktop app! Simply visit¬†https://www.whatsapp.com/download/ to download the app for Mac (Mac OS X 10.9 and higher) or Windows (Windows 8 or higher) and install onto your computer. You will still need to have Whatsapp installed onto phone to scan the QR code using the app. Once you have authenticated, the Whatsapp desktop app will mirror…

Whatsapp adds formatting to messages

With the new Whatsapp update (2.12.17 for iPhones and 2.12.535 for Android), you can now add formatting to your messages simply because … you can. For example, you can now bold your text simply by adding asterisks around it: *what’s for lunch?* or make it italic by adding an underscore _ around the text: _what’s for lunch?_ or if you want to say something rude subtly, you can add a strikethrough by adding tildes around the text: ~you don’t deserve lunch~ Okay, not much of an update but i guess…