February 16, 2019
Netflix has launched a new ‘Smart Downloads’ feature for iOS. The app will automatically download new episodes of a previously downloaded TV show and delete the older episodes. The feature works only when connected to Wi-Fi, therefore, users do not have to worry about the app consuming mobile data. Users may think of this feature as an automatic download manager.
February 14, 2019
Unicode Consortium has approved 2019’s final list of Emojis with 230 new characters. Deaf person, ringed planet, blood drop, people holding hands and more are the new emojis that users will get to compose expressive text messages with. In addition, new birds, animals, worship places, food, clothing, updates to older emojis with new colors and more have made their way in the updated Emoji 12.0 specs. …
February 9, 2019
Netflix has launched a new feature for their iOS app which lets users share the thumbnail or artwork of any movie or TV Show to their Instagram story. In an Instagram Story, the artwork appears with a direct link to the movie or TV show on Netflix. This link can be accessed by viewers on any platform: iOS, Android, macOS or Windows. Users can decorate …
February 8, 2019
Apple has released updates to iOS and macOS Mojave with fixes for the popular Group FaceTime security flaw, as well as a number of other security fixes related to FaceTime, Live Photos and more. iOS 12.1.4 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3 Supplemental Update are now available as over-the-updates for iPhone, iPad and Macs.
February 7, 2019
Apple has posted a new video on YouTube titled ‘The lens of Love by Jia Zhangke’. The video was published on Chinese New Year and highlights the use of Smart HDR in iPhone XS. Renowned director Jia Zhangke explains how Smart HDR helped him create emotions and feelings connected with a person’s visit to their hometown during Chinese New Year by accentuating details like highlights …
February 6, 2019
A major flaw in Group FaceTime was discovered which allowed users to listen to the other person, before they even accept the call. The issue was replicated on iOS (iPhone and iPad) as well as Mac. As expected, news about the issue spread like wildfire on news, even making it to mainstream media. Apple responded by saying that they will be releasing software updates to …
February 6, 2019
Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to developers. The new update has a number of new features and changes to existing functionality. Here’s all you need to know about the new release.
January 31, 2019
iOS 13 will ship with a new dark mode, iPad specific home screen upgrades, file management improvements while 2019 iPhones will ship with USB-C, improved FaceID and faster processor. 2020 iPhones are expected to ship with laser-powered triple-camera systems which should provide improved augmented reality experiences, enhanced photo capture and more. Apple will also upgrade the low-cost iPad and iPad mini with minor performance upgrades …
January 28, 2019
A new report claims that Apple is allegedly working on a gaming subscription service. The gaming service will offer an exclusive list of games for a monthly payment plan. Furthermore, Cheddar states that Apple might also be discussing a partnership with developers as a publisher to have control over marketing, distribution, and cost related matters for the offered games.
January 23, 2019
After 4 beta releases, Apple has finally released iOS 12.1.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update includes a number of bug fixes for Messages, HomePod, Siri, CarPlay and much more.