WhatsApp has been involved in A/B testing of Voice call feature for the Android platform for a couple of weeks. Meanwhile the same feature is being tested out for the iPhone too.
The Voice call feature on WhatsApp for iPhone is being tested on beta builds for the iOS platform. Read more »
Borderlands is a series of first person shooters with a role playing element for consoles and PC. The original game spawned a sequel and then a pre-sequel, that fit between the first two games.
Tales from the Borderlands is nothing like those games. It is made by Telltale Games, the same studio that made games like The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, and most recently, the Game of Thrones. Tales from the Borderlands uses characters from the Borderlands universe but places them in a new setting. Let’s take a closer look at it. Read more »
Microsoft has been fine tuning its digital assistant – Cortana for the Windows Phone platform to support more languages and regions. In the meantime, the software-giant is reportedly working to make Cortana available on Android and iOS platforms as well.
After impressing many on the Windows Phone platform, Microsoft is reportedly working on a project called Eistein to bring Cortana as a standalone app for the Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. Read more »
According to a report by the research firm IDC, Apple will ship roughly 60 million iPad tablets in 2015. The Cupertino giant moved 63.4 million slates last year.
IDC projects Apple to capture 25.6% of the tablet market this year – down from 27.6% in 2014. Read more »
In late 2013 Nokia pulled the plug on its Here Maps for iOS because, well, it just wasn’t very good. After a successful launch on Android, Nokia has brought its app back to iOS and this time it’s built from the ground up for a great, native experience (the old one was a packaged HTML5 app).
The new app comes with all the bells and whistles, including offline navigation and public transport. Read more »
Apple’s “Spring Forward” event, held this Monday definitely put the Cupertino company back under the spotlight. And after all the discussions around the Apple Watch and the new MacBook, people have naturally set their sights on the upcoming iOS 9 update.
The new OS version, codenamed “Monarch”, should be arriving sometime around the WWDC conference in June, so there is still some waiting to be done. There have already seen some bits and pieces of information, surrounding iOS 9 and everything seems to point towards improved performance and a lot of bug and stability fixes, instead of a barrage of new features Read more »
Last November Google officially outed its redesigned (and Material Design-infused) Calendar app for Android, and today it’s bringing the same design and features to iOS. The search giant has released Google Calendar for iPhone, and it’s already up for grabs in the iTunes App Store.
Believe it or not, this is the first ever official Google Calendar app for iOS. So far to get Google’s calendar on Apple’s mobile platform you were able to use the system built into the OS, or countless third party apps. From now on you’ll also have this official alternative. Read more »
Apple Watch was announced last night o and people are still having trouble closing their jaws over the price tag of the limited editions. Apple showed the integration of several iOS apps with iOS 8.2 update on the Apple Watch and few obvious ones were missing.
Evernote took that opportunity and announced it’s releasing the Evernote app for Apple Watch in near future. The Evernote app for Apple Watch will complement the one on the iPhone in way that the user can dictate notes, set reminders, check off items from existing notes, and even check the recent content. Read more »
Apple Watch was detailed today at the company’s dedicated event. Now we know all there is to know about the wearable gadget – the materials and functionality, the pricing and availability.
Apple Watch will be available in aluminum, stainless steel and gold flavors. You can check how those are made on the promo videos below. Read more »
Apple announced today the CarPlay service has received a warm welcome among car manufacturers and support for it will spread even wider through 2015.
Currently the CarPlay functionality has been integrated in lots of the popular car brands, but by the end of this year Apple promises we’ll see CarPlay integration on every major car brand. Read more »
Apple’s “Spring Forward” event had a lot to offer users. A big portion of the presentation was devoted to a new Apple platform, dubbed ResearchKit. It aims to bring advanced technology to the hands of researchers, medical personnel and end users to simplify the way we track and care for our health. It also does much more, like diagnosis and even remote consultations.
ResearchKit is a new framework, which enabled developers to easily employ all of the iPhone’s sensors in a way, specifically tailored to battling diseases and delivering health services. It can aggregate data from various fitness applications and help them stay interconnected. When granted permission, the platform will use user data, like weight, blood pressure, glucose levels and asthma inhaler use, measured by the phone or third-party apps, couples that with live sensor data from accelerometer, microphone, gyroscope and GPS sensors and creates a full picture of the user’s health status. Furthermore, the platform is entirely open source so that everybody can easily get on board and build applications for a good cause. Read more »
At its “Spring forward” event today, Apple boasted it sold its 700 millionth iPhone smartphone. In fact, according to Tim Cook, iPhone sales are surpassing global smartphone sales rate on a year-over-year basis.
iPhones are growing 49% year-over-year, while the rest of the industry does so at 26%. According to analyst company KGI, Apple sold over 73 million iPhone 6 units just last quarter. Read more »
Fahrenheit, which launched in the US as Indigo Prophecy, is a 2005 interactive action-adventure game. It’s the same studio that later went on to create the PS3 game Heavy Rain, which featured the innovative gameplay mechanism introduced in Fahrenheit.
A remastered version of the game is now being released on Windows, OS X, Linux, and iOS. Today we will be taking a look at the iOS version. Read more »
Google has updated its Sheets, Slides and Docs iOS apps with a feature that was previously only available in the web UI. Dubbed Make a copy, the feature allows you to make a copy of a spreadsheet, presentation, or document, depending on the app you’re using.
In addition, the update brings the ability to copy links to the device’s clipboard. There is also a new accessibility settings menu which appears within Slides and Sheets apps when VoiceOver is enabled in Settings. Finally, the updated apps also feature bug fixes and performance improvements. Read more »
There is a charging band for Apple Watch coming our way. Dubbed Reserve Strap, the accessory will extend the wearable’s battery life by “up to 125%.”
Reserve Strap features built-in batteries and magnetic inducing charging. Read more »