Tag Archives: ios

Pokemon GO Community Day Jan 2018: Special Surf Pikachu

Niantic revealed Pokemon GO Community Day this week as a monthly event that’ll take place at parks around the world. “Pokémon GO Community Day is an opportunity for Trainers around the world to meet up at their local parks to make new friends and experience what it means to be a part of this special community.” Niantic announced that these … Continue reading

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Philips Hue lights will sync with music and games on your PC

Philips' team-up with Razer is just the start of Hue-to-PC syncing. The lighting behemoth is preparing to launch a Hue Sync app that will let you sync games, movies and music on any Windows 10 PC or High Sierra-equipped Mac

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Mobile games found using mic to track users’ TV habits

Always-on listening devices, such as smart speakers, may be increasing concerns about these devices recording and tracking users’ conversations and other data, but it seems a significant number of mobile apps — including games aimed at children — are already engaged in this shady behavior. An investigation has found over 250 apps on Android‘s Play Store that use audio recognition … Continue reading

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iPhone slowdown apology: Apple promises $29 battery replacement

Apple has responded to accusations it slowed older iPhones with the promise of much cheaper out-of-warranty battery replacements and more software transparency. The Cupertino firm found itself at the center of user frustration and no few conspiracy theories in the past weeks, after conceding that its previous attempts to avoid unexpected crashes in older smartphones had artificially slowed iOS apps. … Continue reading

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iPhone X owners can’t use Face ID to approve family purchases

Face ID on the iPhone X is helpful for authorizing a purchase for yourself, but don't expect to use it if you're approving a purchase for your kids. Numerous owners have discovered that the face authentication feature doesn't work for family purchas...

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YouTube for iOS adds full vertical video playback

YouTube on iOS will soon be updated with full vertical video playback support, getting rid of the annoying black bars and instead filling the entire smartphone screen with vertically-recorded footage. Until now, trying to play these vertical videos on iOS devices resulted in big black bars due to the app’s inability to adjust to the unique size. The new version, … Continue reading

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Instagram adds commenting directly from the photo feed

We wouldn't say that commenting on an Instagram post is a hassle, but it is slower than it could be. Wouldn't it be nice if you could simply share your thoughts while you're still in your main photo feed? You might have that option right now

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Apple may let the same app work on across iOS and Macs

The app situation between iPhones and Macs is a bit of a mess. While mobile apps are updated regularly, the Mac App Store can often leave something to be desired. Now, Apple is finally tackling this chaos.

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‘Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty’ debuts on smartphones

If you're looking for a premium mobile game without in-app purchases, there's good news: Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty has arrived on iOS, Android and NVIDIA Shield. The 2014 console game, based on Lorne Lanning's Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee has been re-purpos...

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7-Eleven tests app-based deliveries in Dallas

Convenience stores earned their name by stocking food and everyday items in a shop you could easily reach. But what if your local store isn't all that close, or it doesn't carry what you're looking for?

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