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iOS, Operating System

Your iPhone is getting a dedicated Game Mode in iOS 18, here’s what that means

June 11, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Ahead of today’s WWDC keynote, there were a lot of features that had already been reported on. One surprise that showed up as part of iOS 18 was Game Mode, a special mode that optimizes your device for gaming sessions. […]


Android, Operating System

7 new Android features announced: Edit sent RCS messages, emoji maker, more

May 30, 2024

Via: BGR

Google made several big announcements about Android 15 a few weeks ago at I/O 2024, including new Gemini-powered AI experiences coming later this year. But Google won’t wait that long to deploy new features in Android. The company announced seven […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows Recall — a ‘privacy nightmare’?

May 24, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Windows Recall, the new feature that records a user’s screen at regular intervals, has been labelled a “privacy nightmare” due to potential data privacy and security risks. Microsoft announced the generative AI-based tool on Monday; it records “snapshots” of a […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 18 has a smart new iPhone feature that can stop you from getting carsick

May 17, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple unveiled several accessibility features for the iPhone earlier this week that will be enabled once iOS 18 rolls out. There are plenty of interesting additions to the iPhone’s suite of accessibility features that I plan to use once they’re […]


Operating System, Others

iPadOS 18: Rumors, features, release date, iPad compatibility, more

May 15, 2024

Via: BGR

iPadOS 18 is Apple’s upcoming operating system for its iPad models. After offering a few design changes and focusing on health with iPadOS 17, Apple might focus on AI applications and other key changes with its next iPadOS update, as […]


iOS, Operating System

Major iOS 17.5 bug brings back deleted photos with no warning

May 15, 2024

Via: BGR

iOS 17.5 has just been released, and a major bug has been troubling some iPhone users. According to a Reddit thread, people who updated to iOS 17.5 found deleted photos reappearing in their library without explanation. The creator of this […]


Android, Operating System

Android 15 puts AI front and center: Circle to Search, Gemini assistant, and on-device AI

May 14, 2024

Via: BGR

Google’s I/O 2024 event is underway in California, and artificial intelligence (AI) is, unsurprisingly, the only topic Google will discuss. But that’s not really a surprise to anyone following Google and the AI landscape closely. We knew I/O 2024 would […]


Operating System, Others

Apple releases macOS 14.5 with two important bug fixes

May 13, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple has just released macOS 14.5 to Mac users. The company doesn’t provide release notes for this software update, but Cupertino says it’s fixing important bugs. As we approach the macOS 15 announcement, it’s more likely that Apple wants to […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 18 will bring AI-powered audio transcription and summary features, per report

May 10, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has dabbled in audio transcription in the past with mixed success. One shining example lately has been Apple Podcasts transcripts; more pessimistically, voicemail transcripts are still subpar. But according to a new report, the upcoming iOS 18 release will […]


Operating System, Others

iPadOS: 5 reasons people hate it

May 9, 2024

Via: Laptop Mag

This week, Apple announced the groundbreaking new iPad Pro M4, giving the iPad Air a serious spec bump with the M2 chip. As powerful as iPads have become, they still seem to lag behind the Macbook in popularity. Apple has […]


iOS, iPhone, Operating System, Products

7 settings that got my iPhone notifications under control

April 24, 2024

Via: BGR

People really like their iPhones. But I think everyone can agree that we all get way too many notifications. Notifications are everywhere. If you install any app (ANY APP) on your phone, it is going to want to bombard you […]


Android, Operating System

A crafty new Android notification power-up

April 24, 2024

Via: Computerworld

This simple enhancement will make your Android notifications more useful and less annoying — with about 60 seconds of one-time setup. Has there ever been something as simultaneously invaluable and irritating as our modern-day device notifications? All the beeps, bloops, […]


Android, Gadgets, Operating System, Products

You could be able to sync app permissions between your Android phone and Wear OS smartwatch

April 22, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

A useful feature for Android and Wear OS smartwatches seems to be in the works, reports Android Central. The feature will allow you to sync app permissions between phones and smartwatch apps. Android 14 QPR1 Beta 2 introduced the feature, […]


iOS, iPhone, Operating System, Products

Third-party growth in the EU proves iPhone browser choice should come to the US

April 10, 2024

Via: BGR

Consumer choice is important and, while it’s easy to search through the App Store and find a browser that isn’t the built-in Safari app, it feels like you should be presented with all of the options when you’re setting up […]


Android, Operating System

12 things about Find My Device on Android that you need to know

April 9, 2024

Via: BGR

Google confirmed a few days ago that its Find My Device network would go live on Android in a few days. The feature would allow users to harness the massive network of connected Android devices to find lost Android phones […]


iOS, iPhone, Operating System, Products

iPhone Storage: Don’t Delete Any Photos or Videos Before Checking These Two iOS Settings – CNET

March 29, 2024

Via: CNET

It’s a familiar scene — you’re about to board a five-hour flight and you’re frantically downloading music from Spotify or movies from Netflix, when, all of a sudden, your iPhone flashes: “iPhone Storage Full.” You pause to consider whether to […]


Android, App Review, Applications, Operating System

16 handy hidden tricks for Google Maps on Android

March 27, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Who doesn’t love Google Maps? The Maps Android app helps those of us with oatmeal for brains find our way anywhere, without having to fire any neurons or exercise any synapses. It even helps us find places to pick up […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 18 has the major home screen design overhaul that we’ve been waiting for

March 25, 2024

Via: BGR

Apple is a few months away from unveiling iOS 18, a software update it reportedly thinks it’s the biggest in the history of the iPhone. That’s going to happen at WWDC 2024, which Apple is yet to announce. I already […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 17.4.1 for iPhone coming soon with bug fixes

March 18, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is preparing to imminently release iOS 17.4.1, which will come with the build number 21E235. There’s no word on what’s new in iOS 17.4.1, but the update will focus on bug fixes and performance improvements rather than new features. […]


Android, Operating System

The top six Android 15 features I’m most excited about

March 7, 2024

Via: ZDnet

Android 15 should arrive this summer and I’m already anticipating the upgrade. As soon as a new version of Android is available, I apply it to my Pixel and enjoy having a fresh phone. Of course, some releases are far […]