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iPhone 5S gets iOS12 update after all?
iPhone 5S gets iOS12 update after all?
For many years, the Autumn release of new iOS operating system update has also meant that at least one of the iPhone models will be cut off ...... 21 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple's latest iOS versions have been in some hot water lately. As you probably remember, the current iteration of iPhone's (and iPad's) operating ...... 24 Mar 2018
Google Lens is now available on the iPhone
Google Lens is now available on the iPhone
Google's one of the more known ad campaigns, for Pixel phones, has reminded people of how limited iPhone's storage is. Google Photos offers ...... 17 Mar 2018 - 4 comments
One of the most important parts of iOS leaked, hackers rejoice
One of the most important parts of iOS leaked, hackers rejoice
Even though Google's mobile operating system, Android, is arguably not as open source as the company wants you to think, many of the building ...... 08 Feb 2018
Apple previews the upcoming iOS update, improvements to ARKit, battery, animojis
Apple previews the upcoming iOS update, improvements to ARKit, battery, animojis
Apple has released a preview to what is their next major iOS update, the iOS 11.3. Apple's mobile operating system is going to get a fairly ...... 25 Jan 2018
Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by CPU flaws
Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by CPU flaws
Apple has confirmed that its Mac and iOS devices are affected by CPU flaws disclosed this week, and that it is patching to mitigate the threat. ...... 05 Jan 2018 - 2 comments
Microsoft brings Edge browser to Android and iOS
Microsoft brings Edge browser to Android and iOS
After years and years of development as a part of the Windows 10 ecosystem, Windows 10 Mobile never managed to grow into a proper business. ...... 02 Dec 2017 - 2 comments
Apple lets first iOS users to send cash to each other with Apple Pay Cash
Apple lets first iOS users to send cash to each other with Apple Pay Cash
Apple has released a new feature with its latest iOS version. The new feature is called Apple Pay Cash and can be found it the OS 11.2 beta 2. ...... 08 Nov 2017 - 3 comments
WhatsApp rips off iPhone emojis to create their own set
WhatsApp rips off iPhone emojis to create their own set
WhatsApp has released a new beta version of their world-leading messaging app. You might not immediately notice anything new after downloading ...... 03 Oct 2017 - 1 comment
Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github
Apple open sourced iOS and macOS kernels, available on Github
Apple, without fanfares or even a special announcement, released today the iOS and macOS kernels to the public as open source. What we are ...... 01 Oct 2017
These are the top apps in the United States
These are the top apps in the United States
comScore has released its latest chart showing which apps are the most used ones in the United States. As the American mobile phone culture ...... 25 Aug 2017 - 4 comments
iPhone storage full? SanDisk has a solution
iPhone storage full? SanDisk has a solution
At the ongoing Mobile World Congress, SanDisk has released a flash memory storage solution for iPhone and iPad that connects seamlessly to the iOS device. ...... 27 Feb 2017 - 1 comment
PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
PSA: Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws
Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 to fix three critical security flaws that were linked to the attempted hacking of a human rights activist's iPhone. ...... 26 Aug 2016
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple initiates a bounty program for bug hunters
Apple has removed the encryption of the core components of its mobile operating system in the last iteration. This means that security researchers ...... 08 Aug 2016 - 2 comments
Bug in iMessage freezes the device
Bug in iMessage freezes the device
A bug has been found in iOS that allows a certain message to crash your iPhone or iPad. The bug in the messaging app or notifications makes ...... 30 May 2015
Cortana coming to iPhone & Android this year, Microsoft confirms
Cortana coming to iPhone & Android this year, Microsoft confirms
Microsoft announces Cortana will land on iPhone and Android devices this year, and more goodies coming over the next couple of months. Cortana ...... 26 May 2015 - 1 comment
Popcorn Time for iOS now available for non-jailbroken devices
Popcorn Time for iOS now available for non-jailbroken devices
The team over at Popcorn Time has announced that their iOS app is now available for non-jailbroken devices, a massive launch that the team has ...... 09 Apr 2015 - 6 comments
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
How app user reviews work? iOS vs Android vs Windows Phone
As we launched our first mobile app this year, it has been interesting to observe the small, but very important differences there are between ...... 11 Feb 2015 - 6 comments
Apple iOS web traffic gains ground, stays far ahead of Android
Apple iOS web traffic gains ground, stays far ahead of Android
An increase in the share of web traffic from Apple's iOS devices is likely down to the successful launch of the iPhone 6, while at the same ...... 07 Dec 2014
Facebook did it again: Stand-alone Facebook Groups mobile app
Facebook did it again: Stand-alone Facebook Groups mobile app
Despite the s..tstorm caused by forced extraction of messaging into Facebook Messenger, Facebook wont give up. This time around the social media ...... 19 Nov 2014 - 3 comments
Disney unveils new 'Star Wars' mobile game
Disney unveils new 'Star Wars' mobile game
Disney Interactive has announced this week the launch of a new mobile game, "Star Wars: Commander," a freemium game for iOS. The game is ...... 22 Aug 2014
VLC for iOS, Android getting Chromecast support
VLC for iOS, Android getting Chromecast support
VLC, one of the most popular media players for desktop and mobile devices, is on the verge of getting Google Chromecast support. VLC dev ...... 11 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
New Rovio RPG 'Angry Birds Epic' coming this week to iOS, Android
New Rovio RPG 'Angry Birds Epic' coming this week to iOS, Android
Rovio fans need no longer wait for the launch of the turn-based RPG 'Angry Birds Epic,' as the casual gaming company says the new game will ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Rovio reveals more about 'Stella' Angry Birds spinoff game
Rovio reveals more about 'Stella' Angry Birds spinoff game
Earlier this year, Rovio did a quick teaser about their upcoming Angry Birds spinoff game "Stella," and this week they have revealed more of ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
iOS hit with another lock screen bug
iOS hit with another lock screen bug
Yet another bug with the iOS lock screen has been revealed, and it affects iOS 7.1.1 too. Apple's iOS operating system has had a few lock ...... 08 May 2014 - 1 comment
Android tops activations in U.S. during Q1
Android tops activations in U.S. during Q1
Google's Android operating system rose above Apple's iOS with 53 percent of activations in the United States during Q1 of this year. In the ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
iOS finally gets Google Play Movies and TV
iOS finally gets Google Play Movies and TV
Google has finally made their Google Play Movies and TV store available on iOS. The move follows earlier launches of Google Play Books and ...... 19 Jan 2014
iOS7 jailbreak released
iOS7 jailbreak released
After a relatively short wait, the latest version of Apple's iOS7 has been finally, successfully jailbreaked. The jailbreak is now available ...... 22 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
IDC: Android claims 81 percent of smartphone market, Windows Phone growing
IDC: Android claims 81 percent of smartphone market, Windows Phone growing
According to IDC's new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Android has surpassed 80 percent of the global smartphone market. A recent ...... 13 Nov 2013
TiVo Roamio DVRs can stream to iOS devices
TiVo Roamio DVRs can stream to iOS devices
Users of TiVo's Roamio Plus and Roamio Pro boxes can now stream recorded content remotely to their iPhones or iPads, as long as there is a Wi-Fi ...... 24 Oct 2013
BBM on iOS, Android pushed back a week
BBM on iOS, Android pushed back a week
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) was supposed to launch on iOS and Android devices over the weekend, but technical problems have pushed it back to ...... 23 Sep 2013
BlackBerry launches Secure Work Space for iOS and Android
BlackBerry launches Secure Work Space for iOS and Android
BlackBerry has launched its promised Secure Work Space service, allowing governmental and corporate clients to secure and manage iOS and Android ...... 25 Jun 2013
Age of Empires heading to Android, iOS devices
Age of Empires heading to Android, iOS devices
Microsoft's Age of Empires will reportedly soon be available for IOS and Android devices, through a partnership with Japan's KLab Inc. The ...... 25 Jun 2013
BlackBerry Messenger for iOS, Android coming in summer
BlackBerry Messenger for iOS, Android coming in summer
BlackBerry has confirmed that its popular BlackBerry Messenger - or BBM - will be available for users of Android and iOS devices this summer. ...... 14 May 2013 - 1 comment
Kantar: Android dominated global Q1 smartphone sales
Kantar: Android dominated global Q1 smartphone sales
According to a new report from research firm Kantar Worldpanel, Android dominated Q1 smartphone sales. The platform accounted for 64.2 percent ...... 30 Apr 2013
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