iPad Archive

Comparing iOS 12’s Screen Time vs Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing Features

Smartphone addiction is a serious issue that is plaguing the modern day user. While it has become a necessity, users can now measure their consumption habits and control them, thanks to a new focus on this area by Apple and Google. With the introduction of Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing in iOS 12 and Android Pie, respectively, Apple and Google have tried to give control …

How to record Skype audio and video calls

Skype is easily one of the most popular voice calling apps on the Internet. If you have always wondered if you can record your audio and video calls, you can do so now in Skype and it works effortlessly. No need to have third-party apps risking your privacy or security! The feature is available on both desktop and mobile versions of Skype, and it’s very easy …

Google’s Gboard can turn selfie into stickers called ‘Minis’

Google has added a new feature called ‘Minis’ to Gboard, which lets users create customized stickers by taking a selfie. This creates a Bitmoji/Memoji like virtual avatar that can be copy and pasted in different apps. The feature works by using a combination of algorithms and neural networks, along with a number of personalization options, to create a digital replica of you.

YouTube now lets you track your time spent watching videos

YouTube has introduced new tools to help users manage their digital wellbeing. These tools let users track how much time they spend on the service while watching videos, and lets them configure notifications and break reminders to control their usage. Google just introduced digital wellbeing tools in Android P, which also let users track and control their usage. Expanding similar tools to Youtube only makes …

Apple releases iOS 12 beta 8 after a buggy beta 7 roll-back

Apple has released iOS 12 beta 8 as an over-the-air update as well as an IPSW on Apple Developer Center. Beta 7 was released earlier this week but was taken off after many users reported a bunch of performance issues on iPhone. These issues included sluggish performance during app launch and when using the notification center and lock screen. With this new release, Apple is …

Apple pulls iOS 12 beta 7 due to performance issues

Apple has pulled iOS 12 beta 7 developer preview due to performance issues. Released as an over-the-air update to developer beta testers, as well as an IPSW on Apple Developer Center, the new build resulted in users complaining in sluggishness through the operating system. Ultimately, this resulted in Apple removing the build as an OTA update, followed later by the removal of the IPSW from …