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Google Maps For iOS Update Adds New Car Icons To Replace The Boring Navigation Arrow

Google Maps's latest iOS update added new car icons that replace the arrow in the driving navigation mode. Users now have three icon options, which allow them to choose one to represent the car they are driving.

Apps/Software May 23, 2018

Google Photos Is Getting A New Favorites Feature: What To Expect

Google just announced more features coming to Google Photos. Soon, users will be able to compile their favorite photos in one album or like photos shared by their contacts.

Apps/Software May 23, 2018

Here's What The iPhone X Has That The OnePlus 6 Doesn't

The OnePlus 6 has finally been released, and it's giving users a lot of reasons why it's considered as a flagship killer. Compared with the likes of the iPhone X, though, how does it fare?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 23, 2018

TeenSafe Isn't Safe: Teen Monitoring App Usernames And Passwords Stored Without Encryption

Teen phone monitoring app TeenSafe suffered a major data breach that leaked thousands of Apple ID usernames and passwords.The app allows parents to monitor their kids' phone activity, including text messages, phone logs, location, and web browsing history.

Apps/Software May 21, 2018

Here's How Hulu Is Going To Make Watching TV On Its Platform Better

Hulu has detailed what the next update is going to bring to its iOS and Android apps. The new features will give users better control over recommendations, a new portrait player, and more.

Apps/Software May 17, 2018

AI-Powered Google News App Replaces Google Play Newsstand In The App Store: What iOS Users Can Expect

Google launched its News app on the iOS app store to replace the older Play Newsstand app. The updated program divides relevant news into sections that will hopefully make it easy for readers to choose the news that matters

Google May 16, 2018

Steam Link App Will Let You Stream PC Games To iOS And Android Devices

Valve announced the Steam Link app, which will allow players to stream Steam games to iOS and Android devices. The app, which will support the Steam Controller and MFi controllers, will launch on the week of May 21.

Video Games May 10, 2018

Microsoft Reveals New Feature That Links Users' PCs With Smartphones Called Your Phone

Microsoft is one of the major tech companies without its own smartphone, but it is still looking for ways to stay in the smartphone arena. It announced the launch of a new app called Your Phone that connects smartphones with PCs.

Microsoft May 9, 2018

Google Pay Rolls Out On The Web For Desktop And iOS Devices

Earlier this year, Google combined and rebranded most of its payment services into Google Pay. Now, the company confirmed that the payment platform is on its way to desktops and iOS devices.

Google May 5, 2018

iOS 11 Adoption Up To 76 Percent, While Android Oreo Remains Below 5 Percent: Why Is This Happening?

The iOS 11 adoption rate is up to 76 percent after seven months since launch, while the Android Oreo adoption rate is still below 5 percent after eight months. Why is Apple not experiencing the same fragmentation problem as Google?

Apple April 26, 2018

Free Underrated Apps Everyone Should Download Now

There are over 2 million apps on the market, and some of them are more useful than others. Here are 20 free underrated apps everyone should download.

Apps/Software April 24, 2018

iOS 12 Could Roll Out To The iPhone 5s

An evidence in the WebKit revealed that the iOS 12 could arrive in the iPhone 5s. If this piece of information is proved accurate, it means that Apple is not cutting off the 5-year-old phone just yet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 23, 2018

Google Makes Two-Factor Authentication A Piece Of Cake

Google updated its two-factor verification system to encourage iOS users to rely on its service. The authentication program is now integrated into the Gmail app and includes additional information about sign-in attempts.

Google April 22, 2018

iPhone SE 2 Could Debut In May Without A Headphone Jack

New information has surfaced regarding the upcoming iPhone SE 2, based on details from a case manufacturer. The smartphone will reportedly make its debut in May and will lose the headphone jack.

Apple April 21, 2018

Google Launches Grasshopper App For People Who Always Wanted To Learn How To Code

Google rolled out Grasshopper, a free app that aims to teach people how to code in JavaScript with entertaining puzzles. The app is the latest product of Area 120, which is the incubator for the side projects of Google employees.

Apps/Software April 20, 2018

US Teens Prefer iPhones vs Android Phones, And That Won't Change Anytime Soon

A PiperJaffray survey revealed that teenagers in the United States overwhelmingly prefer iPhones over Android phones. The trend will likely remain the same in the near future, as most teens are planning to buy an iPhone as their next smartphone.

Apple April 12, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' On iOS Makes $15 Million In First 3 Weeks: Why Is 'Fortnite' So Popular?

'Fortnite Mobile' has earned $15 million over its first 20 days on the App Store as further proof of the hype surrounding the game. What is the secret behind the popularity of 'Fortnite'?

Video Games April 7, 2018

Heads Up, Apple Users: Upgrading To iOS 11.3 Via Jamf Pro Will Result In Failed Loops

Updating Apple devices to iOS 11.3 via management software results in a failed loop, where the device is unable to receive and perform any commands. Jamf, which is popular across academic institutions, says a fix is coming.

Apple April 5, 2018

Tinder Loops Allow Some Users To Add Looping Videos To Their Profiles

Tinder gave video options a try with two-second looping clips, but availability is limited for now. The feature is still in testing, available only to some users in select markets.

Apps/Software April 5, 2018

Apple Releases Official iPad Tutorial Videos: Apple Pencil, Split View, Keyboard Tips, And More

Apple has rolled out a couple of iPad tutorial videos to make its features clear to users everywhere. The clips include how-to instructions for the Apple Pencil, Split View, and many others.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 4, 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale Is Now Available To iOS Users Even Without An Invitation

iOS users can now download "Fortnite Battle Royale" without the need for an invitation. Meanwhile, Epic Games confirmed that the Android version should be available a few months from now.

Video Games April 4, 2018

Apple Rolls Out Battery Health Menu With iOS 11.3: Here's How To Disable iPhone Battery Throttling

Apple has rolled out iOS 11.3, and one of the mobile operating system's new features is the Battery Health menu. Through it, users will be allowed to view battery information and disable iPhone battery throttling.

Apple March 29, 2018

'PUBG Mobile' Players Using Keyboard And Mouse Are Ruining The Game

Some 'PUBG Mobile' players have started using a keyboard and mouse instead of the touchscreen controls This practice is ruining the game, as it gives an unfair advantage to the players on the keyboard and mouse.

Video Games March 28, 2018

Microsoft Edge Browser Rolled Out To iPad And Android Tablets: Why Use It Over Safari And Chrome?

Microsoft has rolled out the Edge browser as a free download to iPads and Android tablets, a few months after launching the app on iPhones and Android smartphones. Why would users choose Edge over Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome?

Microsoft March 27, 2018

iOS Camera App Bug Could Open Up Malicious Website On iPhone: Here’s How To Avoid It

The Camera app on iOS has a buggy QR code scanner. It can be used to fool users into thinking they’re going to be taken to a particular website, but actually, they might end up in a malicious site instead.

Security March 27, 2018

'PUBG Mobile' Brings 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' For Free To iOS And Android: Is It Better Than 'Fortnite Mobile'?

'PUBG Mobile' is now available for iOS and Android devices as a free download. The mobile version of the multiplayer shooter is a full-featured port of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' for the Xbox One and PC.

Video Games March 20, 2018

iPhone And Apple Watch Calling 911 On Their Own: Here's How To Prevent Emergency SOS Accidents

Emergency SOS, introduced in iOS 11, may be a lifesaver, but it may also place iPhone and Apple Watch owners in embarrassing situations. Here's how to prevent the feature from calling 911 on its own.

Apple March 19, 2018

Google Photos For iOS Adds Google Lens: Here's How The Feature Will Make Your Life Easier

Google Lens has started to roll out to the iOS version of Google Photos. The feature, which is powered by Google's AI image recognition technology, will make life easier for iPhone owners.

Apps/Software March 17, 2018

Here's How To Sign Up For The 'Fortnite' iOS Version Waiting List, And The Chances That You'll Be Picked

Gamers can now sign up to get the chance to play an early version of 'Fortnite' for iOS. Epic Games also revealed the criteria on how it will choose the people who will receive the invites.

Video Games March 14, 2018

Study Says Android Users Are More Loyal Than iOS Users

A research conducted by the CIRP determined that more Android users stay loyal to the platform longer. It showed that Apple users switch to Google's ecosystem more frequently.

Google March 10, 2018

Google Lens Makes Its Way To Google Photos For Android

Google finally released Google Lens for Android smartphones other than its Pixel lineup. Users will be able to use the app via Google Photos with Google Assistant integration in a future update.

Google March 7, 2018

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery RPG For Android, iOS Rolls Out This Spring

An estimated release window has been confirmed by Warner Bros. for the 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game. It is scheduled to launch sometime this spring with pre-registration available on Google Play.

Video Games March 3, 2018

Microsoft Continues Killing Already-Dead Windows Phones: 7.5, 8.0 Devices Won't Get Notifications Anymore

Smartphones on Windows 7.5 or 8.0 are apparently no longer supported. Microsoft confirmed that push notifications will no longer work on the older versions of its mobile platform.

Microsoft February 20, 2018

Apple Could Be Revising Its Approach To iOS, macOS Updates

Apple has reportedly told its engineers to renew its approach to developing software updates for iOS and macOS. They no longer have to follow a strict schedule and can push back a feature if they feel it needs more work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Do You Hate The New Snapchat Update? Here's How To Bring Back The Old Design For iOS And Android

The latest Snapchat update has been rolled out and users are already complaining about the new design. Here's how to bring back the old version of the app on iOS and Android devices.

Apps/Software February 11, 2018

iPhone Source Code Leakster Reportedly A Former Apple Intern

Apple's leaked iPhone source code was recently posted on Github. Reports confirm that a former intern stole the code and even more from the company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Review Roundup: Mobile Version Keeps The Game's Heart In Cute Little Package

'Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition' is now available for iOS and Android devices, with the first chapter free to play. Early reviews say that it is a must-try game and worth the $20 price to unlock all chapters.

Video Games February 9, 2018

Apple Tells GitHub To Remove Leaked iOS Source Code 'iBoot'

Apple has ordered the leaked iOS source code iBoot removed from GitHub. The company insisted there is no security threat following the leak, which could lead to the discovery of system vulnerabilities and creation of iOS jailbreak.

Apple February 8, 2018

'Biggest iPhone Code Leak' On GitHub: Here's Why iBoot Leak Worries Security Experts

Someone has leaked iBoot on GitHub. There are missing files so it can’t be compiled, but hackers might still take advantage of this iPhone source code to find vulnerabilities in iOS and create jailbreaks.

Security February 8, 2018

How To Disable iPhone Throttling In Apple's Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

Apple promised new battery health features and options for customers with older iPhones, and the latest iOS 11.3 beta 2 delivers. Here's what you need to know about performance management and how to disable it.

Apple February 7, 2018

Apple To Release Software Update That’ll Fix Forced Throttling This ’Spring’

Apple will release a software update that’ll bring new battery features, including a toggle to turn off throttling, this spring. The announcement comes amid the U.S. Justice Department’s investigation on Apple’s forced throttling practices.

Apple February 2, 2018

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Release Date Revealed, Plus Preorders Now Available

The mobile 'Final Fantasy XV' title has received an official release date for iOS and Android devices. The mobile game will arrive in early February and preorders are available now.

Video Games January 31, 2018

WhatsApp Update Adds Apple CarPlay Support With Limited Functionality

Apple is adding its first third-party messenger to its automotive platform. WhatsApp latest update adds CarPlay support but the functionality is limited to in-car use.

Apps/Software January 30, 2018

Switching To Android? How To Transfer Data From iPhone To Android

Making the switch from iOS to Android? Here's a handy guide on how to transfer data, including contacts, music, and photos from iPhone to Android.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 27, 2018

Apple Previews iOS 11.3 With Improvements To ARKit, Messages, And More

Apple is embracing the trend to update its iOS regularly and has revealed some new features coming to iOS 11.3. Some of the highlights include updates to ARKit, Animoji, and more.

Apple January 26, 2018

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