Apple finally rolls out the fix for the eavesdropping FaceTime bug. The company already disabled the Group FaceTime feature prior to the iOS 12.1.4 update.
Security February 8, 2019
An investigation by TechCrunch found that a lot of popular iOS apps are secretly recording iPhone users' screens. This method of gathering data known as 'session replaying' may inadvertently expose sensitive information and put them at risk.
Security February 6, 2019
AT&T’s 5G E badge first appeared on some Android phones in early January. Now iPhone users are in for a 'new' network, courtesy of the iOS 12.2 beta 2 update.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2019
Microsoft is scheduled to hold a session at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, during which it plans to unveil a new SDK. Speculation says that this means cross-platform support is coming to Xbox Live.
Video Games February 4, 2019
Apple has blocked Facebook’s enterprise certificates after an app that harvests users’ data was uncovered. The tech company’s move has also affected beta versions of other Facebook-owned apps.
Security January 31, 2019
Through its Research VPN app, Facebook has been offering users aged 13 to 35 up to $20 for their data. Here's how to check if your (or your kid's) Android or iOS device is sending info to the company.
Security January 30, 2019
Google is giving the mobile version of Gmail a Material Theme redesign. Android and iOS users can expect the update to arrive in the coming weeks.
Google January 29, 2019
New iPads and a 7th-gen iPod Touch are possibly coming soon. These reports come after codes from the iOS 12.2 Beta seem to refer to the rumored devices.
Apple January 29, 2019
Apple is putting a stop to deceptive iOS apps that trick users into subscriptions. Developers now have to make the pricing and terms of purchase on their apps crystal clear to users.
Apple January 28, 2019
Apple could soon launch new iPad models in March. The company made two filings for 'tablet computers' recently, and they're believed to be the iPad mini 5 and 10-inch iPad.
Apple January 25, 2019
Twitter tests a new update that helps users figure out who started a thread. The 'Original Tweeter' label will now appear beside a username, though only a limited number of users can see it for now.
Apps/Software January 25, 2019
Apple is showing iPad Pro users 'a new way' to do things with the tablet, from hosting a podcast to making a presentation. It uploaded five new videos that highlight the capabilities and features of the device.
Apple January 18, 2019
Twitter is now rolling out the much-awaited reverse-chronological feed to Android users. This feature enables users to switch to real-time tweets instead of seeing algorithm-based timeline.
Apps/Software January 16, 2019
Instagram has rolled out a feature that lets users post to multiple accounts at once, making it easier for businesses and influencers to share contents. As of now, it is only available for iOS users.
Apps/Software January 9, 2019
Apple is a regular absentee from each CES event. This time, however, it decided to make an appearance by putting up a billboard that mocks Android and its many security issues.
Apple January 7, 2019
Netflix subscribers on iOS won’t be able to pay via in-app subscriptions anymore. The change only applies to new and returning customers, so those who haven’t missed a billing period are exempted.
Apple December 29, 2018
More users are taking the plunge and switching from Android to iOS. According to a research report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, it's largely because of the iPhone XR.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2018
Twitter has rolled out an update for iPhone users that lets them enable a reverse-chronological feed. This meant that fresh tweets will appear at the top regardless of their popularity across the platform.
Apps/Software December 19, 2018
Google Lens has been available on iOS since March, but features such as the live viewfinder haven’t been available — until now. The dynamic visual search feature is now integrated into the Google app.
Apps/Software December 11, 2018
iPhone users reacted negatively after being scammed for downloading two malicious apps from the Apple store. Fitness apps, Fitness Balance app' and 'Calories Tracker' app reportedly swindled hefty sums of money after getting fingerprints from users using iPhone's touchID sensor.
Apple December 4, 2018
Apple, which is investing $1 billion into original programming, is planning to give away the content for free. The Apple streaming service, apparently, was not planning to challenge Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Apple October 11, 2018
Nintendo has launched 'Dragalia Lost,' a new mobile free-to-play RPG with turn-based combat, anime characters, and dragons. The game also has a gacha element to it, allowing players to recruit more heroes by spending in-game currency.
Video Games September 28, 2018
Netflix is testing a new method for iOS app users to pay for their subscriptions. Instead of in-app purchases, users are being directed to the streaming service's mobile website, bypassing iTunes.
Apps/Software August 22, 2018
Google is giving celebrities, sports personalities, and other public figures a chance to ensure that fans are getting correct information about them through a Q&A app called Cameo. The app will enable them to answer questions in the form of videos.
Apps/Software August 11, 2018
Motherboard investigated a $100 fake iPhone X that one of its writers purchased in China. The counterfeit iPhone X looked like the real thing, but it was discovered to be filled with malware and backdoors.
Apple July 20, 2018
Apple is making it an annual tradition to preview new iOS emojis during World Emoji Day. New emojis coming to iOS 12 include more hair options, smiley faces with a wider range of emotions, and additional animal and food icons.
Apple July 17, 2018
Reports confirmed that the iOS version of 'Super Mario Run' earned more than the Android version. Analysts point out a similar trend for all other games published by the company.
Business Tech July 4, 2018
Facebook owns four of the top five most downloaded iOS apps of all time, according to App Annie. The report, which was released to celebrate the App Store's 10th birthday, also revealed the top games for the operating system.
Apps/Software July 3, 2018
Amazon updated the Alexa app for iOS devices to enable a key feature that was missing on the platform. Users can now take advantage of the voice control functionality.
Apps/Software June 28, 2018
Apple has launched the iOS 12 public beta, offering iPhone and iPad owners their first glimpse into new features such as Memojis and Screen Time. Here's what to expect from the iOS 12 public beta and how to download it.
Apple June 26, 2018
Apple quietly refreshed an official support page to issue a stern warning against jailbreaking iPhones. Apple outlined the risks of unauthorized modifications to the iOS, but will that be enough to deter iPhone owners from jailbreaking?
Apple June 26, 2018
A security researcher claimed that he found an iOS vulnerability that allows hackers to guess an iPhone's passcode through brute force, which is basically trying all possible combinations. Apple issued a response to the alleged exploit.
Apple June 25, 2018
Coming soon to Reddit: a dedicated news tab. Following an alpha release in May, the website has now rolled the feature out into beta, and early feedback seems to be encouraging.
Apps/Software June 24, 2018
Apple released a new update for its music creation software GarageBand. The new update brings a host of new sounds, loops, and instruments, and also offers Artist Lessons for free.
Apple June 23, 2018
Apple misled consumers about its Error 53 iOS bug that bricked devices, and now, it has to pay. An Australia federal court hit Apple with an AU$9 million fine, or about US$6.8 million.
Apple June 20, 2018
Apple has outed the upcoming USB Restricted Mode, and it'll give criminals a tougher time breaking into iPhones. However, in the same vein, law enforcement will also face the same difficulties.
Apple June 13, 2018
Apple finally introduces free trials on paid apps for the App Store. With the feature implemented, customers will be able to try the full version of their favorite apps before deciding if it’s worth spending the full price for.
Apple June 7, 2018
Apple announced a host of new features that will be coming to the iPhone and iPad with the iOS 12 update. Some of the best improvements include group FaceTime, group notifications, and Screen Time.
Apple June 5, 2018
Apple has blocked the iOS updates for Telegram since mid-April, when the messaging service was banned in Russia. The app only has issues with the Russian government, but Apple is preventing the Telegram updates across the world.
Apple June 1, 2018
'Jurassic World Alive,' described as 'Pokémon GO' with dinosaurs, is now available for iOS and Android. Players will be able to collect DNA from augmented reality dinosaurs and create hybrid dinosaurs to battle with other players.
Video Games May 31, 2018
Apple blocked the Steam Link app's release on the iOS App Store. According to Valve, it was because of business conflicts with the app guidelines.
Apps/Software May 29, 2018
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 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
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
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