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Budget Airline AirAsia Among Top 5 Most Downloaded Airline Apps: Report

When it came to downloads from Google Play Store, AirAsia came second after Ryanair

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Budget airline AirAsia was among the top five most downloaded airline apps worldwide in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new report from mobile app intelligence firm Sensor Tower.
The most downloaded airline app worldwide for Q1 2019 was Irish low-cost airline Ryanair with more than 2.4 million installs, which represented a 10 per cent increase from Q1 2018, said the report.
American Airlines was the second most installed airline app worldwide last year with more than 1.8 million installs, which represented a 30 per cent increase from Q1 2018.
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United Airlines, Southwest and AirAsia rounded out the top five most installed airline apps worldwide for the quarter, Julia Chan, Mobile Insights Analyst, Sensor Tower, wrote in a blog on Monday.
When it came to downloads from Google Play Store, AirAsia came second after Ryanair.
At ninth position, Indigo also featured among the top 10 most downloaded apps from Google Play Store in the first quarter of this year. (IANS)

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Facebook Working on Dark Mode in its Android Mobile App

Both the new modes have been made available for iOS users, however it remains unclear by when would the feature reach Android users

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FILE - Attendees walk past a Facebook logo during Facebook Inc's F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, United States. VOA

At last, Facebook is reportedly working on Dark Mode in its Android mobile app.

According to reliable app leaker Jane Manchun Wong, she came across an unreleased Dark Mode in Facebook’s mobile app for Android by looking into the code underneath.

It indicates Facebook has recently started implementing the long-awaited Dark Mode into their mobile app.

“This Dark Mode appears to be in an early stage of development, understandably. For now, only certain parts of the app has been reworked to support the Dark Mode. For example, dark text displaying on a dark background, vice versa,” she posted in a blog.

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“The time it takes to develop and release experimental features like this varies. I am as curious about the release timeline of Facebook mobile Dark Mode as you are!,” she added.

From Twitter to Slack, all platforms are introducing the Dark Mode and Facebook was left behind in the race.

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To facilitate an even darker theme for the app, micro-blogging site Twitter has added two new modes — “Lights Out” and “Automatic Dark” — to its already existing dark mode option, making it available to iOS users first.

Both the new modes have been made available for iOS users, however it remains unclear by when would the feature reach Android users. (IANS)