Apple has greatly expanded the availability of its 2-step verification process for Apple IDs. While it was only available in 11 countries previously, the feature is now available in 59 countries worldwide.
For those not aware, 2-step verification or authentication puts an extra step between entering your ID and password and logging in. It sends a verification message with a code to a preset device or number and only upon entering that code will the person be allowed to log in. This way, even if someone gets access to your password, they still can’t access your account unless they have access to the special code. Read more »
Facebook has launched a new application exclusive to those with a verified account. Called Mentions, it helps all those celebrities on Twitter to keep track of all the replies they receive.
Other than being available only for verified users, the app is currently only available in the US and only on the iPhone. Read more »
Ever find yourself traveling way out in the middle of nowhere and unable to communicate with your friends?
Well goTenna might be able to help you with that. Read more »
It’s been a busy day for mobile payments. Not only did Visa have some news with its latest Checkout application, it looks like Google Wallet has an update for users too.
The mobile payment system will now house your gift card data. Read more »
The iOS version of Chrome has received an update bringing it to version 36.0.1985.49. The latest iteration of the Google-made web browser brings the long-awaited Cast support.
Now, users with Cast-enabled devices can stream web pages seamlessly with their Chrome on iOS. The updated version of Chrome also should be more stable and with less bugs. Read more »
Snapchat has added a new filter setting in the app called geofilters.
Now when you take a picture, just slide right and you will see a bunch of text filters that correspond to your location. You’ll only see filters for your location and it’s mostly just colorful text in fancy fonts and some images overlaid on your photos. If that’s something you’re into, then you have that option now. Read more »
Apple’s hotly anticipated iWatch will be up for grabs in three distinct models, according to a report from Economic Daily.
If the rumors are to be trusted, there will be one iWatch model sporting 1.6-inch display and two other models with 1.8-inch panels. Read more »
Apples latest App Store statics reveal that 90% of all compatible devices are now powered by iOS 7. The share of the OS version is up by 8% since February and iOS 7 is by far the fastest adopted release to date.
The Cupertino giant has measured the adoption rate through its App Store during a 7-day period ending on July 13. Read more »
Mighty Adventure is a simple platforming game with a little twist. The game features three characters and you can switch between them any time during the game instantly depending upon the situation and their abilities.
Let’s see what the gameplay is like. Read more »
The Steelseries Stratus is the company’s first dedicated iOS gaming controller. The pocket-friendly Bluetooth 2.1 gadget utilizes the external gamepad support which debuted with Apple iOS 7 last year.
Headquartered in the Valby district of Copenhagen, Steelseries is currently among the premier designers and manufacturers of gaming gear and peripherals. Read on to find out all about its iOS-friendly offering! Read more »
The Wolf Among Us has been a hugely successful game for developer Telltale Games. Makers of the famous Walking Dead series, TWAU followed a similar gameplay pattern but with a completely different story and characters.
We reviewed the first episode when it released on iOS in December last year. Now that all five episodes are out, we decided to take a look at all of them together. Read more »
Adobe has been hard at work in beefing up its mobile software line, and it looks like the company’s free option, Photo Express, just became a bit more versatile.
Adobe’s added a few new features to the software: hit the jump to find out what they are. Read more »
The epic boasts about the lauded strength of the iPhone 6′s screen just keep coming in.
Video footage of stress tests conducted on the sapphire coated display shows that Apple’s next flagship will surely have a stalwart screen. Read more »
Apple’s alleged smartwatch will enter mass production in November, according to the popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. It has to be noted that Ming has provided relatively accurate information on the future Apple products in the past and his track record is almost impeccable.
The KGI Securities analyst has also made a speculation on what the upcoming ‘iWatch’ may feature. Read more »
Have you been enjoying iTunes Extras on your Mac? For a while now, the feature has been an exclusively desktop affair.
Well now, Apple has made the content available on Apple TV, and plans to bring it to iOS 8 in the fall. Read more »