Posts Tagged:Mobile

Apple’s huge App Store makeover arrives today in iOS 11

 Apple today is releasing its completely redesigned iOS App Store to the wider public, as part of the launch of the new iOS 11 operating system. First previewed at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June, the new App Store has made a number of …

T-Mobile won’t throttle unlimited data until you use 50GB

Carriers throttling user speeds is now the reality we live in, but most mobile plans only squeeze your rate once you’ve downloaded an arbitrary amount of data. T-Mobile is raising the threshold at which they optionally throttle customers’ data from 3…

Apple Music’s Android app adds voice search and social features

Apple announced that it would bring your friends’ listening habits to Apple Music at WWDC this past summer. iOS users who use the streaming music service will be able to start using the feature after updating to iOS 11. Now, Android-using Apple Music…

Google’s mini Home speaker and Pixel 2 XL leak ahead of October event

If Google was trying to keep all its October 4th announcements under wraps, it just failed in spectacular fashion. Droid Life has obtained images and details for three of the headliners, and it’s clear that there are a few surprises even if you’ve b…

Apple’s fitness-focused watchOS 4 is available for download

As you might have guessed, iOS 11 isn’t the only treat Apple has in store for its mobile device owners. The tech giant has also released watchOS 4, a major update to the Apple Watch that focuses on the health-conscious crowd. It includes many more wo…

Twitter suspended over 935,000 terror-related accounts since 2015

In a blog post today about its twice yearly Transparency Report, Twitter outlined some numbers regarding its actions against accounts linked to terrorism. Those include accounts that “actively incite or promote violence associated with internationall…

iOS 11 is here with improved multitasking and AR

With multitasking, ARKit and more AI smarts, iOS 11 is one of Apple’s biggest iOS updates yet. It just started rolling out around the world, so don’t be surprised to see a message on your iPhone or iPad soon. If you’ve been procrastinating, now would…

Pornhub stats prove Windows users are the biggest wankers on the Internet

Pornhub racked up over 23 billion visits to its website throughout the last twelve months…

Inbox by Gmail gets new Smart Reply feature on the web

Google Inbox’s awesome Smart Reply feature, which was launched on mobile back in November, is now available on the web. The feature is already being used for 10 percent of all replies on Android and iOS — and it’s just as good in your browser. Smart Reply aims to save you time by suggesting replies to […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Chrome update sports a boatload of new features

Google’s mobile Chrome web browser gets a new update today, which — according to the Chrome team — has “more than a barge full of performance and stability fixes.” We’re not sure how many software fixes a barge would hold, but we feel confident in saying it’s a whole lot. The update should roll out […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Is Google beginning to lose its dominance in search?

Google’s share of the U.S. desktop search market remained steady at 63.9% in October with Microsoft…

Google wants to help you surf the mobile web at lightning speeds

Google wants to make your mobile browsing experience better than ever with its new Accelerated Pages Project. The company hopes to dramatically improve the performance of the mobile web so that pages, videos, animations, and graphics load “instantaneously.” “Publishers around the world use the mobile web to reach these readers, but the experience can often […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

When it comes to porn, Android users come out on top

Android users are into some pretty weird… stuff. I know you’re probably denying that now — I tried, too — but you can’t, because Pornhub has its eye on us all. Sort of. According to the website’s latest browsing statistics, the list of things Android users are into makes for a much more intriguing reading that […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pope’s arrival in America greeted by a sea of smartphones

Pope Francis landed on U.S. soil for the first time last week on Tuesday, September 22. He has talked to victims of sexual abuse, spoke out about his views on immigration and gave several moving speeches across the country. However, the pope was also able to impact American culture in a way that is completely […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Spotify will make you pay for music by destroying its free plan

Spotify is planning to introduce a new “gated access” model that will make its free streaming plan a lot less attractive, according to a new report. Those who choose to opt out of paying for the service could see it become extremely limited, with access to just one or two songs from big album releases. […]

Pixelmator update brings desktop-class photo repair to iOS

If you’re looking for a best-in-class photo retouching and editing app, you can’t go wrong with Pixelmator, available both for Mac and iOS. The mobile version is utterly fantastic, letting you engage in the same sort of high-end photo editing,

Game devs keep it casual as they jump from console to mobile

When gamers hear about Insomniac Games, they might think of classic platform games like Ratchet and Clank, first-person shooters like Resistance: Fall of Man, or even the latest next-gen console game from the Burbank, California-based developer, Sunset Overdrive. What those



Apple iBeacon finds its way into McDonald’s and sandwich sales increase

Ever since iBeacon made its debut on the iPhone in 2013…

So, what’s going on with Apple’s iBeacon tech?

Apple continues to disrupt consumer culture…

New Spotify subscribers pay just $0.99 a month for three months

Thinking about finally signing up for Spotify Premium? There couldn’t be a better time to do it. For a limited time only, Spotify is offering new customers three months of access for just $0.99 a month — that’s $9 off



Save the world from invading aliens (again) with XCOM: Enemy Unknown

The excellent strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Within, is out now for mobile devices as an entirely new standalone game for $12.99. If you haven’t played an XCOM game yet, this is a fantastic place to jump in – the graphics



Apple’s iBeacon: So many opt-out choices, or are there?

here has been a lot of good coverage of Apple’s new iBeacon…

Should Tim Cook apologize for the Fappening at today’s iPhone 6 event?

Later today, Apple is highly rumored to unveil a new NFC-based mobile payments service tied into the iPhone and iWatch. But there’s a problem. In the aftermath of the Fappening, the massive iCloud breach that leaked nude and pornographic images



Get a taste of Apple’s photo future with Lightroom Mobile

OS X will get a new Photos app next year that will keep all your pictures in sync across all your devices. It will work with the iOS 8 Photos apps on iPhone and iPad to match up your full-res



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