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Google Launches ‘Cameos’ App, Where Celebrities Will Answer Your Burning Questions Directly

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

Buyer, Beware: This $100 Fake iPhone X Is A Security Nightmare

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 Celebrates World Emoji Day By Unveiling Over 70 New Emojis In iOS 12

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

Super Mario Run Is A Cash Cow For Nintendo, But Most Of The Profits Came From iOS Downloads

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 4 Of Top 5 Most Downloaded iOS Apps Of All Time

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 Alexa App For iOS Finally Gets Voice Control: Some Things You Can Do

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 Rolls Out iOS 12 Public Beta: What To Expect And How To Download

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

Should You Jailbreak Your iPhone? Apple Vehemently Says No In Updated Support Page

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

Apple Responds To Discovery Of iOS Vulnerability That Allows iPhone Brute Force Hack

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

Reddit Is Testing A ‘News’ Tab In Its iOS App

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

GarageBand Update Brings New Loops, Instruments, And Free Artist Lessons

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

Australia Slaps Apple With $9M Fine For Misleading Users About 'Error 53' Bug

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's USB Restricted Mode To Make Cracking iPhones Harder For Criminals, Police

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

Try Before You Buy: Free Trials Finally Coming To Mac, iOS App Store

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

iOS 12 Best Features iPhone And iPad Users Will Love

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 Blocks Telegram Updates Worldwide After Messaging App Banned In Russia

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' Is The Dinosaur Version Of 'Pokémon GO'

'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

Valve Says Apple Rejected Its Steam Link iOS App Because Of 'Business Conflicts'

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 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

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