Tag: feature

App Review, Applications

Google Maps is getting a new design and new tools to help you plan your summer getaway

March 28, 2024

Via: BGR

Google Maps’ main feature remains navigation and directions, but nobody would blame you if you were using it increasingly more to discover places around you. It’s very easy to do and a tool that can come in handy when traveling […]

Gadgets, Products

Cardio Recovery: What is the Apple Watch feature in watchOS 9 and iOS 16 and how do you track it?

September 16, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Among the new health features in watchOS 9 and iOS 16 is something Apple calls Cardio Recovery. Follow along for a detailed look at what the feature is, how to track it with Apple Watch, why it’s valuable, what good […]

Android, Operating System

Netflix brings new Play Something feature to Android users

October 4, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Play Something is a new feature that Netflix begun testing back in April in select markets on Android devices. Today, the company announced that it will make Play Something available to all Netflix users on Android. The new feature is […]

Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch Series 3 is randomly rebooting after the watchOS 7 update

September 28, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

The watchOS 7 brought a host of new features and changes to the existing Apple Watch lineup. However, it seems like Apple needs to address the update on Watch Series 3. The device owners are complaining of random reboots after […]

iOS, Operating System

New iOS 14 features: how to change Safari for Chrome as default browser

September 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

To some developers’ surprise Apple gave them just a day of warning that it will be announcing the iOS 14 release to current iPhones at the September 15 “Time Flies” event, instead of waiting for the iPhone 12 in October. […]

iOS, Operating System

How to enable iOS 14’s coolest hidden feature

September 17, 2020

Via: Mashable

The wait is finally over — iOS 14 is rolling out globally. OK, the wait wasn’t that long; Apple launched the new version of iOS and iPadOS just a day after its Apple Watch/iPad event on Tuesday, but still, the […]

News and Press

Facebook announces group payments feature for Messenger

April 12, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

To enhance the feature within Facebook Messenger that lets users send money to one another, today the app is getting an update that enables payments among groups of users. The feature is aimed at people that want to be able […]


Google Chrome for iOS is updated to include a “Read Later” feature

March 16, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

An update to Chrome for iOS has added a useful feature to the mobile browser. A new icon that says Read Later allows a Chrome user to save an online article to the iPhone’s native memory from where it can […]

iPhone, News and Press

Report: Apple iPhone 8 to feature optional accessory for wireless charging

February 13, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

KGI Securities’ super Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that a wireless charging feature for the Apple iPhone 8 is a sure thing. It might be a sure thing, but it also doesn’t appear to be a free thing. A report […]

App Review, News and Press

Google Maps adds parking difficulty icon in 25 metro areas

January 27, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Parking can sometimes be a pain, especially if you live in a busy city and you’re trying to find a spot on a Friday or Saturday night. Google Maps is here to help. Google today launched a new parking difficulty […]

App Review

Google app for Android gaining offline search feature

January 20, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

The urge to search for something can come up at any time, even when you don’t have an active internet connection. Thanks to a new update to the Google app, that won’t stop you from finding what you’re searching for. […]

News and Press

AT&T Call Protect will help you avoid fraud and spam phone calls

December 21, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

AT&T announced a new feature to help you avoid unwanted calls. AT&T Call Protect is a new service that’ll enable AT&T customers to avoid fraud and spam calls. The network-based service is available to AT&T postpaid customers with an Android […]


Apple just accidentally confirmed a major new MacBook Pro feature

October 26, 2016

Via: Mashable

Well, it’s just about official: A new MacBook Pro is coming. And it will contain a Touch ID fingerprint sensor packed into a “Magic Toolbar” that’s been rumored for weeks. A new update to macOS Sierra contains an image of […]

Editorial, News and Press

What do you think of the new Facebook Marketplace?

October 13, 2016

Via: James Hughes

Many of Facebook’s users are in groups that intermediate buying and selling. More precisely, over 450 million people visit such groups each month. They range “from families in a local neighborhood to collectors around the world”, according to Mary Ku, […]

App Review

Apple Music gains support for SoundCloud-like unofficial remixes thanks to Dubset partnership

October 7, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple originally struck a deal with music rights company Dubset back in March, but now the company is officially putting that deal to use. Today, Apple Music started supporting single-track remixes, something that SoundCloud has long used to differentiate itself from […]

Android Phone

Samsung’s Iris Scanner Lets You Unlock Your Phone by Looking at It

August 4, 2016

Via: Motherboard

Seated way up in the nosebleed section of the Hammerstein Ballroom, where spiders make their webs, I saw a confident Samsung on Tuesday puff out its chest and tell Apple, in so many words, “Come at me, bro.” It’s a […]

App Review

How to use Instagram Stories

August 3, 2016

Via: Mashable

If your social media life wasn’t confusing enough, Instagram has essentially stolen “Stories” from Snapchat. Now you can put your photos in little timelines all over the place. In an interesting move, “Stories” was released by Instagram on Tuesday. The […]

App Review, iOS

Google Photos for iOS update brings new cropping tool, speed improvements

July 14, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

Following the update to Hangouts for iOS yesterday, Google today has pushed a new update to Google Photos for iOS. The update brings the app to version 1.12.1 and includes a few useful changes and speed improvements. First off, Google […]


Night Shift could be coming to every device Apple makes

July 4, 2016

Via: Tech Radar

Apple introduced a special Night Shift mode with iOS 9.3 to save strain on your eyes in the evening time, and it looks like the feature has proved popular enough to make the switch to Apple’s other hardware products as […]

App Review, News and Press

Tumblr to launch live video service

June 21, 2016


Tumblr is entering the live video space, according to a promotional web page unearthed by Twitter user David Chartier. The blogging platform, which has 550 million monthly users, will be competing against Twitter’s Periscope, Facebook Live and Amazon Twitch. The […]