Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Microsoft has rolled out a new update to Skype’s iOS app, bumping it to version 6.16. It’s a small update that includes what the software giant is calling “big improvements” as well as a new feature.
Read more www.gsmarena.com
Monday, May 23, 2016
During the SDK preview, the focus for integrating the application is on “remote advisor” functionality, which means that the businesses will be able to interact with remote customers over their mobile tablets and mobile device via video chat, and audio or video call. The company intends to target large enterprises with its new service which can run in tandem with Skype for Business Server and Skype for Business Online.
Read more gosporttimes.com
Thursday, May 19, 2016
It’s been a couple months since Apple implemented ad blocking into iOS, and now that the dust has settled, it’s time to review the third-party ad blockers who survived the past couple months and secured a place in their users’ hearts. Below are the three best iOS ad blockers for iPhone and iPad that we found.
Read more www.idigitaltimes.com
Thursday, May 12, 2016
YouTube is testing a messaging feature on its apps that will let you chat and share videos with friends without ever having to use another platform. The service is currently being rolled out to a small group of users, with the hopes that word-of-mouth will see it reach more people.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Since iOS 8, Apple has supported third-party keyboards on iPhones and iPads with Microsoft and others offering their own unique options. Google, which has dozens of apps on iOS, is joining in on the action today with its new feature-packed ‘Gboard’ keyboard for iPhone. The final product lines up with what was reported a couple of months back.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Opera seems to be trying to make a name for itself as the most privacy-aware mainstream internet browser. The company has just launched an updated version of its iOS app with a built in VPN, or virtual private network. What makes this VPN special, however, is the fact that it’s completely free to use as much as you want.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
Apple has updated some of its non-OS software today, and it is expected that the company will release either new betas or final releases of several system updates later today as well. The iWork suite of apps (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) for iOS and OS X have received extremely minor “stability improvements and bug fixes” version updates, while Apple News has made a few small changes for the benefit of news publishers, such as allowing a customized thumbnail icon and improving archival post linking.
Read more www.macnn.com
Monday, May 09, 2016
Netflix announced a new feature to the updated Netflix app on iOS or Android that will enable subscribers to be able to adjust the quality of the video they watch and hence control the amount of mobile data that is consumed. Netflix aims to give users more control and greater choice in managing their data usage to help avoid exceeding data caps and incurring overage fees.
Read more www.thefastmode.com
Want to try out the voice command features of Amazon’s impressive Alexa voice services platform but don’t have an Amazon Echo, Tap, Echo Dot, or Triby? Maybe you’re interested in one of those devices, but don’t want to shell out the money without having an idea of what sort of performance you can expect?
Read more techaeris.com
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Moog Music today introduced Model 15 for iOS – a software recreation of one of its classic 70’s hardware modular synthesisers. The Moog Model 15 hardware modular synthesizer was originally released in 1973, and was re-released last year as a $10,000 limited edition reissue, right. The system offers a complete analog synth voice.
Read more www.synthtopia.com
Cellular data is on an “Automatic” setting by default, offering about 3 hours of streaming per gigabyte. There are also five manual options, including “Off,” “Low,” “Medium,” “High,” and “Unlimited.” While the first and last are self-explanatory, the middle three offer 4 hours, 2 hours, or just 1 hour of video per gigabyte, the tradeoff being image quality.
Read more appleinsider.com
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Swiss-made encrypted email app ProtonMail received a significant update yesterday, bringing Touch ID integration and other security enhancements to iOS users. Logging into the app previously required users to remember their login and mailbox password to access their inbox, but as of version 1.2.3 they can turn on the Touch ID feature to unlock encrypted email with their finger on opening the app.
Read more www.macrumors.com
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
The latest iOS exclusive feature launching on Bing for iOS brings an image search feature that is unavailable on other services or platforms. Microsoft has rolled out an update for its Bing application on iOS, adding more functionality to the search feature on Apple’s mobile platform.
Read more www.winbuzzer.com
LogDog, a service originally made popular on the Android platform for keeping your various online accounts safe from unauthorised activity, is now launching for iOS. With LogDog, you can actively monitor your online accounts and keep an eye on where the most recent logins came from, what operating system and web browser was used, and more.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
Sunday, May 01, 2016
Facebook owned WhatsApp has introduced a lot of new features to its service over the past few months. Now, the company is rumoured to again add a few more features in the coming weeks.
Read more tech.firstpost.com
Bar Roulette, the clever service that sends you and your buddies to random top-rated bars in your area, now has a dedicated app for iOS with a new premium service tier and support for Foursquare. As we mentioned in the past, Bar Roulette uses Uber’s open API and Yelp ratings to help you find the best bars in your area.
Read more lifehacker.com
Thursday, April 28, 2016
You know what they say about TVs and strange bedfellows. No? Well, apparently Google didn’t know about it either. Which is probably why it both expectedly and surprisingly released an iOS app that lets iPhone and iPad owners control an Android TV with a non-Android mobile device. Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you.
Read more www.slashgear.com
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Snaps Media today works with a range of brands who want to launch their own emojis or keyboard apps, but don’t have the time or inclination to build the apps themselves. The new emojis follow the company’s recently revamped mobile app that comes with a slew of new features, including personalized offers and a music discovery function for songs played in Starbucks locations.
Read more bilbaoya.com
Instagram has been busy with the changes recently, and now it looks like the photo and video social network is ready to make a few bigger changes at some point in the future. According to a report published recently by Mashable, and citing images sent to the publication, Instagram is in the process of testing a flatter, simpler design for its iOS app.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
Monday, April 25, 2016
Folks with small hands, rejoice! Microsoft has finally dropped its Word Flow keyboard for iOS, bringing with it a cool fan-shaped keyboard that makes one-handed typing much easier. After some time with the new app, I found it so useful I added it to my roster so I can whip it out when I need to type with one hand.
Read more www.tomsguide.com