Tag Archives: iphone

Apple’s First Store in Singapore is Powered by the Sun

Despite Singapore having a long and profitable relationship with the iPhone, Apple has never got around to opening a retail store there. All that’s changing with the announcement of a new store, and a network of solar panels to power it. Read more..

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I let Google’s Autoreply feature answer my emails for a week

Google's Inbox is like an experimental Gmail, offering a more active (or laborious) way of tackling your inbox bloat, delaying and reminding you to respond at a later time. Its latest trick involves harnessing deep neural networks to offer a trio o...

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Take the First Shot With a Han Solo Blaster Flask

The folks over at Insignificant Fish Industries run a popular Etsy shop selling geeky merchandise like glowing arcade coin slot belt buckles. But they also just teased this wonderful Han Solo blaster flask on their website that is sure to make them overnight millionaires if they ever start selling it.

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The New York Times VR app took me inside the news

I'm standing in the center of a rubble-filled classroom. The floor is ankle deep in books with overturned desks jutting up like volcanic islands in a sea of literature. At the chalkboard, a young boy is writing something

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Apple hires engineer who used to work on digital license plates

Apple has been snapping up talent from all over the place ever since it started putting more effort into Project Titan, Cupertino's electric car initiative. One of its latest hires is veteran software engineer Rónán Ó Braon&aac...

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Google Maps for iOS speaks out traffic warnings while you drive

If you're carrying an iPhone, Google Maps just got much more helpful in those moments when you're determined to avoid gridlock. As on Android, Maps' iOS app now speaks out traffic warnings in navigation mode

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Google Drive update brings notifications to Android and iOS

This week the folks at Google have updated their cloud storage system Google Drive. This system's apps now work with Sharing Notifications, this bringing the entire system into the forefront of the Android experience

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Facebook’s Local Market is a marketplace in testing

Facebook is known to test different features and services that may never see the light of day, so take the appearance of a new local marketplace feature with a grain of salt. Recently, Facebook iPhone users have reported seeing a new feature called "Local Market" which, in some cases, briefly showed up where the Messenger button is typically located.

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Mustbin for iPhone is a secure and private photo-sharing network

There's no question that photo backup and sharing is one of the main problems that technology companies are trying to solve.

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LG’s mobile business just lost $67.8 million

If you were under any doubt that companies will struggle to make a profit from the smartphone business, you won't after today.

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