iOS Apps

How to get Animojis on any phone (kind of)

Want Animojis on any iPhone? While you need the iPhone X’s TrueDepth sensors to create Apple’s animated emojis, some apps produce results that look very much like Animoji.<p>In the video below, I’ll show you how one of them works.<p>The app is called MrrMrr (which I think is a play on “mirror, mirror,” …

How to convert Animoji to GIF

iDB recently published a guide on how to share and export Animoji, and today we have another tutorial on how to convert Animoji to GIF.<p>Workflow<p>Before …

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The iPhone App You Should Probably Delete If You Want To Save Your Battery

Battery draining quicker than usual? It could be time to get rid of this app<p>Not having enough phone charge is the bane of all our lives. With the …

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Live sports integration likely coming to Apple’s TV app next month

Apple’s TV app is about to become a lot more useful for sports fans. We’re hearing that integration with live sports in the TV app is set to arrive next month. Apple demoed this feature for its TV app on tvOS with Apple TV back in September; the TV app on iPhone and iPad will also include live …

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Spotify App Updated With Support for iPhone X Displays

Spotify updated its iOS app today with support for iPhone X, exactly two weeks since Apple's latest smartphone launched. The update removes the letterboxing of Spotify's interface on the iPhone X's 5.8-inch OLED display, which should come as welcome news to heavy users of the app, allowing them to …

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iOS 11.1.2 lets you use your iPhone X in cold weather

You can now use your iPhone X in cold weather, thanks to iOS 11.1.2. Apple’s latest update fixes an issue that causes Super Retina HD displays to become unresponsive when it gets chilly, as well as problems with Live Photos and video capturing.<p>iPhone X is the hottest smartphone on the market right …

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Spotify for iPhone Update Takes Advantage of iPhone X Display

The Spotify for iPhone app has finally taken advantage of the iPhone X’s taller display. While the app worked fine on Apple’s newest flagship …

iOS

Lookmark Now Tracks App Updates

Lookmark is a bookmarking and monitoring service for iTunes content. It’s an excellent way to save apps, movies, books, and other media for later. Users who purchase a subscription can also use Lookmark to track price changes for apps, which is useful for bargain hunters. Today, Lookmark released …

Mac App Store

Get a 4×8-inch Custom Photo Calendar for $3 (Reg. $10), more

Walgreens Photo Center is offering a 4×8″ Custom Photo Desktop Calendar for <b>$2.99</b> <b></b>when you use the coupon code <b>PRINTSPIRIT</b> at checkout. Regularly $9.99, that’s $7 off and the lowest Walgreens has offered it for. You’ll need to select free in-store pick up from your local store. Walgreens Photo also …

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What’s a computer? Apple wants to know

The post-PC world is closer than we think, according to the latest Apple video ad that was published on the company’s YouTube today.<p>The whimsical new ad for the iPad Pro follows a young girl around town as she video chats with friends, takes photos, does homework, draws with Apple Pencil, reads …

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Tech: WhatsApp s Delete For Everyone feature not entirely foolproof, reveals blog

WhatsApp officially rolled out its most anticipated feature 'Delete for Everyone' on Tuesday. It allows its over one billion users revoke their …

WhatsApp

WhatsApp will soon let you switch between voice and video calls seamlessly

The Facebook-owned messaging platform -- WhatsApp will soon let you switch between voice and video calls. Currently, to change from voice to video …

WhatsApp

How to Stop Samsung’s App Permission Monitor From Displaying Notifications

If you have an Android phone, you should be aware of the permissions your apps have been granted. For instance, there’s no reason for a calculator …

iOS

Spotify picks up iPhone X resolution support

The leading music-streaming service Spotify today refreshed its iPhone and iPad app on App Store with native display support for iPhone X. The …

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Accessing a Private Cloud instance via the InVision iOS App

<b>Note:</b> This article only applies to Private Cloud customers who have dedicated InVision instances. If you use SSO, use the non-Enterprise login screen …

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Scrivener 3 for macOS: the Release is Nigh – The Cellar Door

Scrivener 3 for macOS will be released on Monday, 20th November 2017. Scrivener 3 is a major—and paid—update to Scrivener featuring a beautiful, …

Scrivener

WhatsApp: You can still read people’s embarrassing deleted messages even if they think they’ve ‘unsent’ them

There’s a way for WhatsApp users to read messages you’ve sent and deleted.<p>The messaging app recently launched Delete for Everyone, a useful feature …

iOS

How to Add Emoji to Your Twitter Name

<b>Q.</b> <i>How do you add emoji to your Twitter name?</i><p><b>A.</b> You can add emoji to the name displayed on your Twitter account by editing your profile and selecting the characters you wish to use. Start by opening the Twitter app on your Android or iOS device, or by logging into your account on the web at …

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Apple iPhone X iOS 11.1.2 Firmware Update

<b>What's New in iOS 11.1.2:</b><p>Fixes an issue where the iPhone X screen becomes temporarily unresponsive to touch after a rapid temperature drop<br>• Addresses …

iOS

WhatsApp is about to make voice messaging much easier — here’s how | Trusted Reviews

<b>WhatsApp is experimenting with ways to make sending voice messages through the app a little less hassle.</b><p>Currently, users of the Facebook-owned …

Gear & Gadgets

This easy hack lets you create a virtual 'Home' button on the iPhone X

The new Apple iPhone X does not have a physical "Home" button. Instead, you have to use swiping gestures to navigate the screen. It's simple, but it takes some getting used to. If you don't have the patience, there's a way to create a virtual button that mimics the old Home button. Here's how. …

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Apple Podcasts app giving you the “episode unavailable” error? Here’s the fix and best alternatives

Of all the iPhone users who listen to podcasts, 80% use Apple’s built-in Podcasts app. If you’re one such person, then you know the struggle.<p>The …

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How To Switch Between Apps On iPhone X Without A Home Button If You Love Multitasking

If you're anything like me, your phone battery is probably dying because you have 15 apps open at the same time. Between co-workers pinging me on …

iOS

Today’s Best iOS & Mac App Deals: LEGO Star Wars Saga, XCOM Enemy Unknown, more

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals we have another solid list of discounted titles including LEGO Star Wars Saga, Tomb Raider, iColorama S, XCOM Enemy Unknown, Tower of Fortune 2 and more. You’ll find a complete list of today’s absolute best apps curated by hand down below:<p>Today’s Best …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Encourages Developers to Update to watchOS 4

In a short note to developers on its Developer News and Updates site, Apple is encouraging developers to:<p>Take advantage of increased performance, new background modes for navigation and audio recording, built-in altimeter capabilities, direct connections to accessories with Core Bluetooth, and …

Smartwatches

What are offloaded apps in iOS 11 and how do they work?

Prior to iOS 11, once an app was installed on an iOS device, you either kept it or removed it. Removing it would cause iOS to prompt you first with a …

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WWDC iOS app updated for iOS 11 and iPhone X

Apple has updated its WWDC app for iOS 11 and iPhone X. The new version, 6.0.3, takes full advantage of the larger iPhone X display and is no longer letterboxed. The update also includes a fix for a media bug:<p>What’s NewVersion 6.0.3This update includes support for iOS 11 and iPhone X, as well as …

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Sonny RPG on iOS is now free for the first time on the App Store (Reg. $1+)

The Sonny RPG and its “rampaging mutant zombies” are now available for <b>free</b>. Regularly between $1 and $3, this is the very first time we have seen the turn-based RPG go for nothing on the App Store. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 400 gamers.<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> Sonny: <b>FREE</b> (Reg. $1+)<p>Mac App Store Sale from $5: …

Gear & Gadgets

Amazon Connect Adds Contact Flow Import/Export (Beta)

Amazon Connect contact flow import/export is available today as a public beta in all AWS regions where Amazon Connect is offered. There is no …

iOS

Deezer's New Desktop App for macOS Lets Subscribers Stream Lossless Audio

Music streaming service Deezer released a desktop macOS app on Wednesday that offers high-definition lossless audio playback in the popular FLAC format.<p>The app not only eliminates the hassle and additional step of opening up a new browser but desktop users with Premium+ account, who download the …

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