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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

iOS 11.2.5 Is Available, See What New Features Are Available In This Apple Operating System

Apple has released the latest version of iOS with 11.2.5 for their mobile devices. With the new software comes bug fixes, updates to Siri, and much more.

Apple January 24, 2018

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Teaser Trailer Gives First Look At iOS RPG

The first trailer for 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' mobile game has arrived. The teaser shows off a plethora of new details for the upcoming iOS and Android RPG.

Apps/Software January 22, 2018

Super Bowl 2018: How To Watch Super Bowl LII Live Stream Online And On Mobile Devices

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. Here are all of the ways to stream the Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patrits big game live stream online and on iOS and Android mobile devices.

Apps/Software January 20, 2018

ChaiOS Bug Will Crash Your iPhone When This Link Is Texted

A new bug that crashes iPhones has been found in Apple's iOS software. The new bug called chaiOS takes down the smartphones using a vulnerability in the Messages app.

Apps/Software January 18, 2018

Swipe Left or Right? Tinder-Like Ripple App Is Here For Professional Networking

Meet Ripple, a new professional networking app launched by former Tinder executive Ryan Ogle. Just like Tinder, Ripple app lets users swipe right to connect with someone, or swipe left to pass.

Apps/Software January 15, 2018

Apple Data Center In China Operational In February (And No, Your Data Will Not Go There)

Some iOS users reportedly got an e-mail that talked about iCloud migration to China. Apple confirmed that the e-mail was incorrectly sent to a few customers in the United States.

Apple January 14, 2018

Pokémon GO Update: Niantic Is Ending Support For Early Apple Devices

Niantic has revealed that ‘Pokémon GO’ support for a certain number of iOS devices will end with the game's next update. Any device that cannot upgrade to iOS 11 will not have access to the mobile title.

Apps/Software January 11, 2018

Apple Seeds Third Beta Of iOS 11.2.5: Siri Gets Biggest Update In Latest Release

Apple has released the first public beta of 2018, iOS 11.2.5 to its testing group. The biggest highlight in this new update is in Apple's digital assistant, Siri.

Apple January 5, 2018

How Do You Know If Your iPhone Needs A New Battery Or Is Being Throttled? Here's How

Is your iPhone being throttled? If you've noticed a drop in performance but can't be too sure, here are some ways to confirm whether or not it's slowing down because of a degrading battery.

Apple January 4, 2018

Apple Acquires Buddybuild, Aims To Improve iOS App Development

Apple bought Buddybuild in a move to make the iOS platform more developer-friendly. In acquiring the Canadian startup, Apple is making sure that it will be steps ahead of rival Android.

Apple January 3, 2018

Want To Review Your Year? Learn How To See All 2017 Memories With New Snapchat Feature

Snapchat is taking a page from Facebook and is offering users the ability to look back at the year. The social media app is giving users the ability to look back at their 2017 in review.

Apps/Software December 31, 2017

HQ Trivia App Opens Pre-Registration For Google Play Store

HQ Trivia is finally making its way to the Android market. The Google Play Store has started pre-registering interested parties.

Apps/Software December 27, 2017

Best Apps To Install If You Want To Save Money In 2018

Smartphone apps are usually designed for entertainment and sometimes cost money to download. However, these are some useful apps that could help save users some money this 2018.

December 25, 2017

Wikipedia Adds Black Mode Feature Catered To iPhone X In Latest iOS Update

An update to the Wikipedia app on iOS has arrived and the new software is catered to Apple’s iPhone X OLED Screens.

Apps/Software December 24, 2017

Apple To Launch Cross-Platform iOS And macOS Apps Next Year?

Apple developers might soon start building apps that run on both iOS and macOS. If true, Apple wouldn’t be the first to take a cross-platform approach to apps, but it will still be a big deal.

Apple December 23, 2017

Apple Now Requires iOS Games Like 'Hearthstone' And 'Clash Royale' To Reveal Loot Box Odds

In revised guidelines for the App Store, Apple now requires iOS games to disclose the odds of loot boxes. Games that will be affected by the provision include 'Hearthstone,' 'Clash Royale,' 'The Simpsons Tapped Out,' and 'South Park: Phone Destroyer.'

Apple December 22, 2017

Confirmed: Apple Throttles iPhone Performance, But Not For The Reason You Think

It's now confirmed that iPhones slow down as they age, but it's to avoid random shutdown issues, and not to force users to upgrade. However, the fact remains: Apple is throttling iPhones.

Apple December 21, 2017

iPhone Jailbreak For iOS 11 To Roll Out Soon, And It's All Thanks To Google

A security analyst of Google's Project Zero said he would release an iOS 11 exploit, which could lead to a way to jailbreak iOS 11.1.2. Now he did just that.

Apps/Software December 12, 2017

Apple Improves iPhone X Availability: Shipping Dates Drop To Just A Few Days

Apple has been having trouble keeping up with iPhone X demand, but it seems better now. iPhone X availability has improved and shipping estimates are now down to 1-3 days in some markets.

Apple December 12, 2017

Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition For An Undisclosed Amount: What Now?

Rumors of an Apple acquisition of Shazam started circling last week, and Apple has now confirmed the deal. The company has not disclosed the financial details but says it has 'exciting plans in store.'

Business Tech December 12, 2017

Apple Names App Of The Year, Game Of The Year For iPhone and iPad: Here Are The Winners For 2017

Apple awarded this year's App of the Year and Game of the Year for iPhones and iPads. The most popular apps and games on the App Store and content on Apple Music and iTunes for 2017 have also been revealed.

Apple December 8, 2017

Apple's Most Expensive iPhone Available Unlocked In US: SIM-Free iPhone X Now On Sale

Apple's expensive iPhone X is now available for purchase unlocked and SIM-free in the United States. The smartphone is compatible with both GSM and CDMA networks, but don't expect attractive installment options.

Apple December 6, 2017

Apple Support Now Has A YouTube Channel With iOS Tips And Tricks

Apple officially launched its Apple Support YouTube channel, offering tips and tricks for a number of tasks. The channel currently has 10 'how-to' videos with simple instructions for the whole process.

Apple November 29, 2017

YouTube Draining Your iPhone's Battery? App Update Finally Brings Battery Drain Fix

YouTube has been a serious battery hog on iOS lately, but that's about to change. The latest app update just rolled out and it finally fixed the battery drain issues.

Apps/Software November 27, 2017

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

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