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Amazon adds shoppable stickers to its iOS app

Using stickers to decorate your photos is a common feature found in social apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and others. But today, stickers have started showing up in a more surprising place: Amazon’s mobile app. Following a recent update, Amazon has added support for stickers …

Apps

Apple Gets Delightfully Utilitarian With Colorful Split-Screen Set Pieces for the iPhone

Apple wants you to know how easy it is to leave the dull, colorless world of your Android device and slide right into brightly hued iOS life.<p>A series …

Advertising Industry

iOS 11 wish list: Features we’d love to see

With WWDC 2017 right around the corner, it’s that time of the year when Apple can fix all the annoyances of iOS 10 and unveil something truly revolutionary for the next generation of iPhones and iPads.<p>Apple is expected to show off all the major features of iOS 11 at the WWDC in a couple of weeks. …

iOS

Amazon’s Echo Look companion app goes live

Amazon’s odd foray into the world of selfie cameras via the Echo Look is now complete with the launch of a companion application for iOS and Android devices that works with the new connected camera. The app allows Echo Look owners to view live previews from the Look’s camera, take a picture, survey …

Apps

16 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Apple preloads every iPhone with a slew of its own first-party apps — but thankfully, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get some work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the …

Apps

How to protect yourself against WannaCry ransomware

As computer virus outbreaks go, the WannaCry ransomware attack currently spreading across the globe is one of the largest such attacks in some time. …

Windows Server

The world’s first look at Apple’s final iPhone 8 design in real life

Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 8 is the most hotly anticipated smartphone since 2014, when news first began to leak that the company would finally …

Apple

Uber to Charge Riders More Depending on Where They Are Going

Uber has so far charged users based on the distance they are travelling, the travel time, and the time of the day (i.e. surge pricing for peak …

Telegram now lets users buy things from chatbots in its messaging app

Messaging app Telegram has dropped a major update today that sees its service gain support for chatbot payments. It has also added short video messages and new design options for its Instant View reading mode.<p>Telegram, which puts a focus on security, introduced chatbots nearly two years ago, and …

Chatbots

How to Find Your Car Using Apple Watch

Apple Watch has expanded its usability in this digital era. The new watchOS 3 allows you to do more in an instant. The Apple Watch supported by this …

Apple Watch

Here's how Google Maps knows when there is traffic

Google Maps is a very useful tool for navigating your way around the world and getting to your destination as quickly as possible. One way it accomplishes this is by predicting traffic and calculating the fastest route. But how is Google able to accurately monitor all of these cars? The answer may …

Google Maps

How to change the DNS server on your iPhone and iPad

DNS, or Domain Name System, is a server that translates domain names like apple.com to IP addresses, a numerical sequence of numbers that can locate …

Google has a new OS that may one day kill Android, and this is your first look at it

Google currently has two operating systems out in the wild, Android and Chrome. But we keep hearing that a third OS is in the making — one that might …

Google

13 Hidden iPhone Gestures You Should Know About (in GIFs)

iOS is almost 10 years old. That’s a decade of updates and new features. Though, when you simply look at the Home screen of an iPhone running iOS 10, …

How to Set up Bedtime Wake Alarm in iOS 10 Clock App on iPhone or iPad

Ever since smartphones have begun to offer alarms, people have nearly rejected those traditional alarm clocks, which were quite distasteful when they …

iOS

How to Send Voice Messages from Apple Watch

Apple Watch allows you to send messages by dictating voice (which gets transferred into text on watch), but this can create confusion in the minds of …

Here's How to Check Whether an iPhone Is Stolen or Not Before Buying It

When you buy a second-hand iPhone from somewhere, there’s always a lingering doubt about its history. What if it was stolen and belonged to someone …

If you suck at taking photos with your iPhone, Apple has tips for you

Apple just released a dozen of videos on its website (and some of them on YouTube) about the camera on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. At first I thought it would be a step-by-step three-minute tutorial explaining all the buttons in the Camera app. But it focuses more on hidden features and how to …

iPhoneography

How to Customize iPhone Without Jailbreaking

When it comes to customizing your iPhone, the first thing that you have to do is to jailbreak it. Doing so allows you to theme the app icons, …

Now the Android Gmail app keeps an eye out for phishing links

In a particularly timely upgrade, Google is rolling out new protection against phishing links on its Gmail app for Android. According to the notes, when a user clicks on a suspicious link, they'll get a warning like the one shown above revealing that this could lead to a forged website (similar …

Google

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Microsoft’s big May event has now come and gone, and there’s plenty of interesting news out there for Windows fans who were wondering when Microsoft …

Apps

Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files

This is not "OK Google."<p>You probably know that Google keeps track of everything you type into its search bar, just like it scans your email to …

Google

Here’s why airlines make you put your phone on ‘Airplane Mode’

Ever wonder why you have to put your phone on "Airplane Mode" on flights? Most people think it's because active cell phones could interfere with the plane's navigation equipment. But that's not the real reason why your phone has to be on "Airplane Mode."<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b> On Facebook

Phones

How to Get Black Dock and Folders on Your iPhone's Home Screen Without Jailbreaking

Well, it looks like the rumors of a dark mode in iOS 10 have come and gone. Yet oddly enough, there are still signs in iOS that indicate Apple …

We Bet You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could do This

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the iPhone this year. Launched in 2007, the iPhone is an amazing smartphone that …

iOS

The 8 Best Meditation Apps

I’ve never met you before, but I’m sure I can tell you just a little bit about yourself based on the fact that you clicked a link about meditation …

Meditation

Check Out These Great iPhone Tips Today!

The iPhone is a pretty neat device. It can do many functions, such as making phone calls, accessing the internet, and even function as GPS. Even …

iOS

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

Galaxy S8+ vs. iPhone 7 Plus speed test: Less embarrassing, but still embarrassing

How important is the new crop of “real world speed tests” that always wash over the web each time a new flagship smartphone launches? On one hand, …

Samsung