iOS Apps

Five hidden WhatsApp features to optimize usage

As one of the most popular chat apps in the world, WhatsApp continuously updates its features and because of this, a lot of users are unaware of new …

iOS

Apple Redesigns iOS App Store Web Pages With iOS 11 Look and Feel

Apple on Thursday revamped their App Store web interface for app information pages, bringing a new design aesthetic that gives the pages the same …

Apps

Today’s Best iOS & Mac App Deals: Cardinal Land Puzzler, Super Tank Battle, more

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals, we have some solid price drops on Cardinal Land, Jet Ball Arkanoid, RadioApp, Super Tank Battle and more. You’ll find a complete list of today’s absolute best apps curated by hand down below:<p>Today’s Best iOS App Deals:<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> Cardinal Land – Jigsaw …

Gear & Gadgets

Hands-on: Unnotification brings back your last dismissed notification

Android has a native way to see a log of the notifications you receive, but it's quite hidden from most eyes. To access it, you need to add a widget, …

Android News

How to turn off 'Last Active' feature on Instagram - so friends can't tell when you last used the app

Instagram has introduced a new feature called "Last Active" which shows friends the last time you logged into the app.<p>It now shows up in Instragram's …

Instagram

You’re not imagining things: Facebook Messenger on iPhone has a weird bug right now

Facebook Messenger is one of the go-to chat platforms on mobile devices, with more than a billion people having it installed on their mobile …

Facebook

How to Disable Instagram's New Activity Status Feature

Anyone you have Direct Messaged in the past can now easily see when you last used the app. Here's how you can stop that from happening.<p>PCMag reviews …

iOS

Instagram now broadcasts your activity status to friends

Instagram is taking a page out of Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp’s playbook this week by adding a new feature that lets your friends stalk you even more.<p>Starting today, Instagram users should see some new information in the apps direct messages tab that shows when certain people were last active …

Instagram

How to Turn on Face ID for Apps in Settings on iPhone X

Face ID can be used to unlock apps on iPhone. For example, when I open my Day One journaling app, it pretty quickly recognizes it’s me and lets me in. This saves me from needing to enter the passcode. Whether or not Face ID works with an app depends on the app’s developers and what they’ve …

iOS

Once-blocked Net Neutrality-tracking app Wehe will be allowed in the iOS App Store

Apple blocked Wehe, an app to test net neutrality compliance —but after the developer provided more information, the company has reversed its …

Net Neutrality

Gboard v6.9 prepares Smart Replies to messenger notifications, deeper Bitmoji integration, and more [APK Teardown]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Gboard will feature its own what's new section<p>2 Teardown<p>2.1 Smart replies<br>• 2.2 Universal Media search<br>• 2.3 Bitmoji …

Google

Facebook Messenger bug caused the app to freeze on some iPhones (updated)

Just a few days after Facebook announced that its 2018 goal was to make Messenger less clunky, now there's an iPhone bug that makes the app almost unusable for some people. The app apparently freezes up after typing a few words. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that closing and reopening the app didn't fix the …

iOS

WhatsApp adds notification channels on Android Oreo 8.0 so you can now choose what to do with each notification type

Android 8.0 Oreo introduced one cool feature for app notifications: channels. Since not all notifications are created equal, even if they come from …

Apps

Instagram messages will now show when users were last active

Taking a cue from parent company Facebook’s Messenger service, Instagram direct messages will now show you when users were last active.<p>Instagram …

Instagram

Apple says it will fix a flaw that crashes Messages app on iOS upon receipt of a malicious link in an update next week

iOS

How to install the official Apple SEED training app on iPhone

Apple SEED is an official training app that you can’t download from the App Store. It’s designed to teach Apple Store employees and Authorized Resellers all they need to know about the company’s products and services.<p>Here’s a trick that lets you try out the SEED app on your own iPhone.<p>SEED — which …

iOS

Instagram now tells everyone when you’re active, here’s how to hide it

Another day, another feature nobody asked for. Facebook subsidiary Instagram has now enabled activity status in direct messages: this means that practically all of your friends will now be able to see when the last time you were actively using the app was.<p>The feature rolled out as part of the …

Apps

Office for Mac 16 Gains Real-Time Collaborative Editing and Other New Features

Office for Mac today received a major update, with Microsoft updating the software to version 16 and introducing new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.<p>In Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft is introducing real-time collaborative editing, allowing multiple people to work on the …

Microsoft

What's your favorite keyboard app?

With so many keyboard apps to choose from, picking just one can be a challenge.<p>We all know that user customization is one of Android's highlights, …

Android News

Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up

Everyone is concerned about online safety. Whatever you use, keep it secure with two-factor authentication (2FA).<p>PCMag reviews products …

Cybersecurity

Apple Debuts Redesigned Web Interface for iOS and Mac Apps

Apple recently introduced an all new design for App Store apps on the web, with a new, cleaner interface that puts screenshots and critical information front and center.<p>You can see the new redesigned interface by accessing or searching for any iOS or Mac app while on the web. With iOS apps, you'll …

Apps

How To Send iMessages From Android Phones Using weMessage App, Because We're Over Green Texts

Hallelujah! The day that we've all dreamed of has finally arrived. Your non-conformist, Android-loving friend, significant other, or family member …

Dating

iOS 11.2.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 6 Speed Test (Video)

Apple just released their six beta of iOS 11.2.5 and now we have a speed test video comparing iOS 11.2.2 vs iOS 11.2.5 Beta 6.<p>In the video below we …

iOS

Annoying bug in Facebook Messenger hitting some iOS users, company investigating

Some users of the iOS version of the Facebook Messenger app are experiencing an annoying bug that only allows them to type a few words at a time …<p>Closing and re-opening the app, restarting the phone and even deleting and reinstalling the app all reportedly make no difference.<p><i>TechCrunch</i> verified the …

Apple

Popular iOS puzzler Shadowmatic now on sale for just $2 (Reg. $4)

The unique puzzler Shadowmatic is now available for <b>$1.99</b> on the App Store. Typically $4, this is matching the lowest price we have tracked since a brief deal about 9-months ago on the 2015 Apple Design Award winner. Recently updated with iPhone X enhancements, it has received a 4+ star rating from …

iOS

Apple lets users decide on iPhone slowdown

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is releasing a software update that will allow users to automatically control whether or not their iPhones are automatically …

Business

Warning: This link will crash the Messages app on your iPhone

Over the past couple of years, a strange new phenomenon has surfaced that involves links or strings of characters capable of crashing apps and …

iOS

Instagram just added a new feature you might want to turn off -- here's how

Instagram has a new feature that tells your friends when you were last checking the app - and it's turned on by default. People started noticing the …

Instagram

Tips: How to create a PDF of a webpage for offline reading in iOS 11

Tips<p>Though there are certainly alternatives like Pocket, often the simplest way of saving a single page of a webpage for later reading on an iPhone …

iOS

009: Trump’s Apple love, App Store rejections, and throttle toggles | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got President Trump’s reaction to Apple’s $350 billion investment announcement, an app that claims to detect net neutrality violations being rejected, a fix coming for a new iMessage bug, and Tim Cook promising a toggle to stop performance throttling on iPhones with older …

Apple