iOS

How to save your text messages

Back up your SMS history<p>For many of us, the humble text message remains an essential mode of communication. But while cloud-based services can back up our emails and social media posts when we lose an old phone or switch to a new one, our SMS (Short Message Service) and MMS (Multimedia Messaging …

iOS Apps

How to plug in your iPhone without it chiming or buzzing

Charge like a ninja.<p>There are times when you don't want your iPhone to make a sound when you plug it in to charge.<p>You could be sitting in a silent library. You could be in class listening to to a lecture. You could be slipping into bed next to your slumbering significant other. The last thing you …

iPhone

The Galaxy S8 quietly copied a useful iMessage feature

The Galaxy S8 is finally out in most countries, which means more and more hidden tricks and features are coming to light. We already learned that the …

iOS Apps

How to Create a Conference Call on the iPhone Under iOS 10

Ever need to talk on the phone to more than one person at a time, and all you have handy is your iPhone? No worries, it’s easy to create a conference …

Apple

Gboard on Android makes it easier to type and tweak your text

Google has made a few seemingly minor tweaks that could make Gboard on Android much easier to use. The keyboard now comes with a new text editing mode with arrow keys that you can use to quickly go to the part of your text that you want to edit or delete. You'll also find huge select, cut, copy and …

Apple

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: 8 Most Annoying Features On 2017 Flagship

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus released last week as Samsung’s comeback following the Galaxy Note 7 shortcomings. While the devices have proved …

Samsung

New iOS 11 details revealed in interview with Apple exec

With WWDC just about five weeks away, iOS 11 is still something of a mystery. This is particularly unusual given that upcoming iOS features often …

Apple

Apple iOS 11 for iPhone 8: What All the Software is going to Have

<b>Apple iOS 11 for iPhone 8 Could Introduce Revolutionary New Features</b><p><b>Apple iOS 11 for iPhone 8</b>: It is probably safe to say that the upcoming iPhone 8 …

Apple

This may be Apple’s first brand new iOS device since 2015

The rumors saying that Apple is working on a Siri-based Amazon Echo rival are back, with a noted insider saying that Apple is currently finalizing …

Amazon Echo

Annotable 2.0 Adds Deep Customization Features

Annotable, an image annotation app from developer Ling Wang, received a major update yesterday. Version 2.0 of the app is all about customization. From the tools that appear when you open the app, to the formatting of text added to an image, Annotable gives you precise control over how you use the …

iOS Apps

How to disable icon notification badges on the Galaxy S8

This could be your favorite feature ... or it could annoy you every single day.<p>One of the features on Android that's requested frequently, …

iOS Apps

Samsung begins rolling out Galaxy S8 update that fixes red tint display issue

As it promised it would do a few days ago, Samsung has begun to roll out an update for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus that is supposed to fix an issue with the display of the phones. Some owners in South Korea have reported that a red tint has discolored the screen of the phones, so the update is being …

Samsung

iPad Diaries: DEVONthink’s New Advanced Automation

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>When I covered DEVONthink To Go in the first iPad Diaries column back in February, I briefly mentioned the app's limited support for URL schemes …

iOS Apps

How to use the split screen mode on the LG G6 smartphone

What better way to take advantage of the LG G6’s extra long 18:9 aspect ratio display than multi-task using its split screen feature?<p>The G6 features …

Apple

Use this code to immediately unlock all story mode content in Puyo Puyo Tetris

Puyo Puyo Tetris has content to unlock by playing through the game’s story mode. But by using a code on the main menu, you’ll be granted access to …

Nintendo

iOS Sequencer, Concentric Rhythm, Lets You Explore The Geometry Of Rhythm

Developer <b>Jeff Holtzkener</b> has updated <b>Concentric Rhythm</b> – an interactive tool for creating sequences and exploring the geometry of rhythm – adding …

iOS Apps

Nova Launcher review: King of the mountain after all these years

Nova Launcher is a legacy launcher that runs like a modern marvel.<p>Nova Launcher has been around for a long time. How long? Well, Nova Launcher Prime, …

iOS Apps

Prizmo Go Review: Smarter OCR with the iPhone’s Camera

I've long been using Prizmo to quickly extract text contained in photos using the iPhone's camera. Developed by Creaceed, Prizmo has always stood out among iOS scanner apps thanks to its accurate and fast OCR. While most scanner apps focus on digitizing documents and exporting PDFs, Prizmo …

iOS Apps

Google Trips updated with new features, including support for bus and train reservations

Summer is coming fast (at least in the northern hemisphere), which means that a lot of people will soon be taking trips. Luckily for those people, …

Google

Apple's 'iOS 11' Music app to put more focus on Apple Music video content

When Apple releases "iOS 11" later this year, one of its features will allegedly be a new Music app that "better showcases video" —specifically, …

Apple

9 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

It’s that time of the day again, Apple fans — time to clear some space on that cluttered up iPhone. We’ve got nine hot paid iPhone and iPad apps on …

iPhone Apps

Forget self-driving tech — Apple CarPlay is already disrupting the auto industry

Automakers have given up fighting Apple and Google and are now joining the tech giants.<p>General Motors has made Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available on its entire model lineup, and other automakers are quickly following that lead.<p>This is all happening at a time when Apple, Google, and other tech …

Transportation

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a …

Netflix

Turn your phone into a Star Trek style universal translator

Star Trek is full of fascinating and futuristic technologies and one of the most useful is the Universal Translator. This enabled Kirk to speak any …

Language

How to Clear iPhone’s Memory Without Powering it Off

Those who <b>use their devices for an extended period of time</b> will probably notice that it tends to slow down after a while. Such a case applies to the …

Apple

Apple bug: Do not touch your iPhone this way

THERE is a new warning for Apple users: do not touch your iPhone in this simple way.<p>A newly discovered bug in the iOS 10 operating system on iPhones …

Apple

4 iPhone Apps That Will Make You Rich Off Your Closet

If you're not selling the clothes, shoes, and accessories you don't wear anymore, you're really missing out on some cash. Why let that stuff sit …

iPhone Apps

How to Fix Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Battery Life Issue

As soon as Samsung has rolled out its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 smartphones, issues have begun to crop up. Users have registered Samsung …

Samsung

Didn’t mean to delete that? Here’s how to recover deleted text messages on your iPhone

If you’re passing your iPhone on to someone else, or selling it, then performing a factory reset is the safest way to rid your device of its precious …

iCloud

The bizarre iPhone trick that you should never, ever try

A strange iPhone bug forces iPhones to stop working entirely.<p>The bizarre issue doesn't appear to pose any immediate threat, and can only be done by …

Apple