Facebook has rolled out a new version of its Messenger app for iOS. The new versions is quicker and packs a whole plethora of new features including the ability to share videos, send voice messages and more.
Cloud storage has become fairly critical to our data-centric digital lives these days. A new entrant in the cloud storage industry has now come up with an extraordinary offer: iDrive is offering 50 GB of cloud storage space to iOS users for a mere $0.99 for a year.
Google Glass users who have an Android device have long been able to read their text messages on Glass screen. The search giant is due to roll out an update soon which would allow iOS users to enjoy a similar functionality on their Glass units.
Google and Apple are often touted as bitter rivals. But the world is more complex than that, and both firms also have deals with each other in place. Yahoo plans to disrupt one of these deals, aiming to replace Google as the default iOS search engine.
Facebook has a knack of releasing multiple apps covering the totality of its services. While the messaging functionality is available in the main Facebook app right now, the company is now removing it, forcing users to download its Messenger app too.
There is a very distinct advantage Apple has over Android. And that it the utter lack of platform fragmentation. This is manifest in the latest numbers which reveal that a whopping 90% iOS devices now run iOS 7.
A while ago, an iOS 8 concept did its rounds on the web envisioning a mash-up of the Control Center and the multitasking view on iOS. Now, a jailbreak tweak called ‘Vertex’ has been released which turns this concept into a reality.
Apple has been closely working with a number of top auto vendors. Now, the company is expected to formally announce Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Ferrari as its official partners for the upcoming ‘iOS in the car’ project.
Watching movies or playing a game on a smartphone is fun. But sometimes, the screen of a smartphone or tablet seems inadequate. At such times, you’d want to mirror your mobile device’s screen on a larger TV and these tools will help you with that.
So you want to brush away the memes and the jokes and the stupid updates on Facebook? This may now be possible as Facebook tests a new ‘Highlights’ feed which will contain only major updates and life events.
Tesla was all over the news recently when it was reported that the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, was in talks with Apple. Some hinted at a possible acquisition deal. Musk has now confirmed that he had ‘conversations’ with Apple but says that an acquisition is very unlikely.
Microsoft released Office for iPhone after a lot of rumors and speculation, leaving iPad users a tad bit disappointed. But the company had been working on an iPad version and reports have it that Office will land on iPad before July this year.
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