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Android Manufacturers To Equip Smartphones With 3D-Sensing Capability: Face ID-Like Feature Heading Their Way?

Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, and other smartphone vendors are reportedly going to equip their 2018 smartphones with a 3D-sensing feature, which is expectedly similar to the iPhone X's Face ID.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 19, 2017

iOS 11 Adoption Rate Passes 50 Percent In Under 2 Months, And That's Too Slow For Apple

It took just under two months for the iOS 11 adoption rate to pass 50 percent. This is too slow for Apple, which needs to address the reasons why users are not upgrading to the mobile operating system's latest version.

Apple November 8, 2017

iOS 11.1 Adds 70 New Emoji, But Does It Also Solve The Battery Drain Problem?

Apple rolled out iOS 11.1, which promises to add 70 new emoji to iPhones and iPads. While that is indeed important, the big question is whether the operating system update also fixes the battery drain problem that users have reported.

Apple November 1, 2017

Hackers Can Use iOS Apps With Camera Access To Spy On iPhone Owners

A security researcher discovered that hackers can abuse iOS permissions to have apps secretly take pictures and record videos using the iPhone's cameras. How can you protect yourself against this new iOS privacy problem?

Apple October 29, 2017

Nintendo Unveils The Insanely Adorable 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' For iOS And Android

Nintendo unveiled the crazy cute 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' for iOS and Android in a Nintendo Direct presentation. The mobile game, which will follow a free-to-play business model, will be released in late November.

Video Games October 25, 2017

As tbh Gains Popularity Among Teens, Facebook Buys The Feel-Good Polling App

Facebook acquires tbh or 'to be honest,' a polling app that's popular among teenagers, which has garnered 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in nine weeks.

Apps/Software October 17, 2017

Microsoft Rolls Out Edge Browser Beta On iOS, Android To Regain Mobile Relevance

Microsoft has launched its Edge browser for iOS and Android, presumably as a way to keep its mobile efforts alive. It has also rebranded Arrow Launcher into Microsoft Launcher and has made it available on Android via preview.

Apps/Software October 8, 2017

Uber App For iOS May Have Secretly Taken iPhone Screenshots, And Apple Allowed It

Another controversy has struck Uber, as its iOS app was discovered to have the ability to take screenshots of users' iPhones. Surprisingly, Apple actually gave Uber permission to use the code in its app.

Apps/Software October 6, 2017

Stranger Things: The Game For iOS And Android Will Get You Ready For Season 2

Netflix has released 'Stranger Things: The Game' for iOS and Android devices to help fans get ready for the show's second season. The surprisingly deep mobile title is free to download and features more than 10 hours of gameplay.

Video Games October 4, 2017

iOS 11 Battery Life Problems? Here Are Some Things To Try While Waiting For A Fix

Many users have suffered from an iOS 11 battery life issue ever since upgrading to the new mobile operating system. While waiting for a fix from Apple, here are some things to try to extend battery life.

Apple September 27, 2017

iOS 11 Is Almost Here: How To Update When It Arrives, Top New Features, And More

iOS 11, Apple’s most significant software update in years, will officially launch on Sept. 19. It brings a new Files app, Split View, drag and drop, an upgraded App Store, and so much more.

Apps/Software September 18, 2017

About 5.3 Billion Bluetooth Devices At Risk Of Malware Via 'BlueBorne' Exploit

Security firm Armis says a newly identified Bluetooth exploit called 'BlueBorne' is putting almost 5.3 billion devices in danger of malware, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux devices.

Gadgets September 13, 2017

Zello Tops App Store Charts As Hurricane Irma Looms: What Can The Walkie Talkie App Do?

Zello has shot up to the top of the free apps chart of Apple's App Store as Hurricane Irma is set to make a landfall in Florida over the weekend. What can the walkie talkie app do?

Apps/Software September 6, 2017

Tinder Gold Explained: Why This Feature Just Made Tinder The Top-Grossing App In The App Store

Love is expensive. Tinder Gold, the dating app’s paid subscription tier that enables users to see who likes them, just propelled Tinder as the top-grossing app in the App Store.

Apps/Software September 2, 2017

Tekken Mobile To Soon Launch On iOS And Android: Pre-Register Now To Help Unlock More Rewards For Everyone [Video]

Tekken Mobile, a fresh take on the popular fighting franchise, will soon arrive on iOS and Android devices. Bandai Namco is offering different rewards to pre-registered players, depending on the number of pre-registrations.

Video Games August 19, 2017

iPhone Owners Are Paying $0.99 For A Blank 10-Minute Song: Why Is It So Popular On Apple iTunes?

A blank 10-minute track 'A a a a a Very Good Song' is climbing up the iTunes charts. Why are iPhone owners paying $0.99 for the so-called song?

Apple August 10, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.3.3: Here's Why You Need To Download It As Soon As You Can

Apple has released iOS 10.3.3, the latest version of the operating system that patches up several vulnerabilities in mobile devices. The update is considered a minor one, though, as Apple starts to shift its focus on the upcoming iOS 11.

Apple July 20, 2017

New Panic Command Feature By Apple Will Allow Users To Quickly And Discreetly Call 911: Is It On The iPhone 8?

A published Apple patent depicted an iPhone panic command feature that will allow users to quickly and discreetly call 911. Will it be available on the iPhone 8, and will it really help improve the safety of iPhone owners?

Apple July 19, 2017

How To Install iOS 11 Public Beta 2 And What's New In The Update

Apple has released iOS 11 public beta 2, and that means you can now try out some new features. Here's what's new in the latest update so far and how to install it.

Apple July 13, 2017

Here's How To Install iOS 11 Beta On Your iPhone, iPad, And iPod Touch

Apple has rolled out the first iOS 11 public beta, which will allow customers to test the newest version of the mobile operating system. Here are the steps to installing the beta version of iOS 11 into your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

Apple June 27, 2017

E3 2017: Ubisoft Reveals 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' Mobile Game: What To Expect [Video]

E3 had a lot of exciting announcements so far, including one from Ubisoft. 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' will hit Android and iOS later this year, so here's what to expect.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Apple's 10.5-Inch iPad Pro And 12.9-Inch iPad Pro Now Up For Preorder At Sprint, Shipping Next Week

Sprint has officially started taking preorders for Apple's latest 10.5-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. Here's what you need to know about pricing, options and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 10, 2017

Apple Legalizes Tips In App Store Update, In Exchange For A 30 Percent Cut

Apple solved the issue of in-app tips by legalizing the feature in the latest update to its App Store. In exchange for activating a new revenue stream for developers and content creators, Apple will take a 30 percent cut.

Apple June 10, 2017

WhatsApp Adds Quick Replies, New Photo Features And More

WhatsApp for iOS got a new update, bringing new features to enhance the experience. The latest app version now sports quick replies, photo albums, and filters for images, videos, and GIFs.

Apps/Software June 7, 2017

Monument Valley 2 Now Available On iOS: How Is It Different From Its Predecessor?

'Monument Valley 2' was a surprise announcement at Apple's WWDC 2017 and is now available for download through the App Store. How is the sequel different from the award-winning 'Monument Valley' from 2014?

Video Games June 6, 2017

WWDC 2017: From iOS 11 To iMac Pro, Apple's Announcements So Far

Apple officially kicked off WWDC 2017 with a press conference to go over some of the big updates coming to Apple services and products. From iOS to iMac, here are some of the big ones to come out of it.

Apple June 5, 2017

Pokémon Will Get A Fourth App Game On iOS And Android

Nintendo and the Pokémon Company have discovered the money-making power of Pokémon on smart devices. To that end, a new app game has been announced for iOS and Android with no release date.

Video Games May 31, 2017

Apple Really Wants You To 'Switch To iPhone' From Android, Uploads 3 New Ads [Video]

Apple has just debuted three new ads as part of its campaign to convince Android users to switch over to iPhone. Per usual, Apple’s advertising caliber can never be more clever.

Apple May 29, 2017

Apple's 'Neural Engine' Dedicated AI Chip Reportedly In The Works: iOS Devices To Get Smarter

Apple is reportedly developing a chip called Neural Engine, one that’s dedicated for artificial intelligence and similar computationally intensive tasks. The move could give the company a boost in the overall AI landscape.

Apple May 27, 2017

New Pokémon Mobile Game Offers Control Over The Last Pokémon Anyone Wants

While Niantic has carved out a nice section of the iOS/Android app space with 'Pokémon GO,' The Pokémon Company isn't resting on its laurels. The team has released a new game for fans to train one Pokémon, and it's not the one anyone expects.

Apps/Software May 25, 2017

Apple Releases Latest iOS 10.3.2: Reasons Why You Should Or Should Not Upgrade

Apple released the iOS 10.3.2 update, which brings minor bug fixes and new security patches iPad and iPhone users' way. Here’s a look at why one should or should not install the latest update on their device.

Apps/Software May 18, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.3.2 To Fix Bugs For iPhones And iPads; macOS, watchOS, And tvOS Also Updated

Apple has rolled out iOS 10.3.2, the last update for its mobile operating system before iOS 11 is unveiled at the upcoming WWDC 2017. Apple has also released macOS 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1.

Apple May 16, 2017

Samsung Gear S3 Compatibility Chart: How Well Do Android And iOS Smartphones Work With The Smartwatch?

Samsung has permanently slashed the price of its Gear S3 smartwatch and has now released a compatibility chart to illustrate how the smartwatch works with various smartphones. Here's how compatible Android and iOS devices are with the Gear S3.

Wearable Tech May 2, 2017

Goodbye, 32-Bit Apps: Apple To Drop 32-Bit Support Entirely With iOS 11

Apple will soon drop its support for 32-bit apps when iOS 11 rolls out. The company have shown hints of its move away from 32-bit in its most recent update, the iOS 10.3.

Apple April 11, 2017

Google Researcher Reveals Flaw In Android And iOS That Can Be Hacked Via Wi-Fi

A researcher for Google Project Zero has discovered a serious flaw in iOS and Android security that can be exploited by hackers. Apple has since released a patch, but Google still hasn’t addressed the issue.

Apps/Software April 8, 2017

Apple Releases Clips: iOS App For Making And Sharing Fun Videos

Apple released its video creating and sharing app dubbed Clips on April 6. Clips is similar to other video sharing apps like Snapchat and Instagram in some aspects, but also brings some new features.

Apps/Software April 7, 2017

Australian Regulator ACCC Sues Apple Over 'Error 53' iPhone Bricking

Australian watchdog ACCC has sued Apple in Federal Court, accusing the company of making deceptive, misleading and false representations about consumers's rights. The dispute is tied to how Apple handled 'error 53' iPhone bricking cases.

Business Tech April 6, 2017

Microsoft Releases Collaborative Event-Planning App ‘Who’s In’ For iMessage, But Will It Fail?

Microsoft wants iPhone users to use the Who’s In feature when they plan events with friends. But as informed by similar apps that struggled to gain momentum, Who’s In may be fighting an uphill battle.

Apps/Software April 6, 2017

Android Dethrones Windows For The First Time Ever, Becoming The World's Most Popular OS

Android reached a major milestone that's long been coming, as it finally dethroned Windows as the world's most popular OS. In March, Android accounted for the most internet usage worldwide, followed by Windows and iOS.

Apps/Software April 4, 2017

Apple iOS 10.3 Update Fixes Safari Exploit: Scammers Tricked Victims With 'Broken' Browser

Apple recently released the iOS 10.3 update, which added several new features to the mobile operating system. The update, however, also fixed several security issues, one of which is an exploit that attackers used for a scareware campaign.

Apple March 28, 2017

Facebook Ending Messenger Support For Select Phones: Are You Affected?

Facebook announced that it would discontinue support for older versions of Messenger by March end. The Facebook Messenger app will no longer be supported on devices that run on Windows Phone 8.1 or lower.

Apps/Software March 28, 2017

Best Apps To Make Money On iOS And Android

Need apps to make money? Well, here are some for iOS and Android, including one that even helps you achieve your fitness goals.

Apps/Software March 27, 2017

Super Mario Run 2.0 On iOS: Colorful Yoshi, Easy Mode, And More Updates

After coming out on Android, ‘Super Mario Run’ for iOS is getting timely updates. Expect to play new characters, game modes, and more!

Video Games March 23, 2017

Apple Launches New 9.7-Inch iPad At $329 To Replace iPad Air 2: What Does The New Model Bring?

Apple has announced a new 9.7-inch iPad coming to take the place of the iPad Air 2, which is now discontinued. The new model is more affordable at a $329 starting price and packs a beefier A9 processor as well as other attractive highlights.

Apple March 21, 2017

Viral Video Dreams Made Easier As Apple Launches Its Latest iOS App Clips

Apple has announced the launch of its video editing app called Clips. It is an easy-to-use iOS app that lets users combine videos, photos and music to create a shareable video clip.

Apple March 21, 2017

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