Articles about Apps

Apple Reportedly Inviting Developers To Workshops To Prepare For Apple Silicon
Given how Intel powers the majority of computers out there, it was a rather daring move on Apple’s part to ditch Intel for their own Apple Silicon chipsets. As powerful as the benchmarks are, hardware is only one side of the story because if there are no apps available for Apple Silicon computers, no one would want to use it.

Crash Bandicoot Will Arrive On iOS And Android In 2021
Earlier this year, it was announced that a Crash Bandicoot game for iOS and Android devices was in development. King, the developer of the game, did not mention when the game would be released at that point in time, but it looks like we now have a timeframe to look forward to and that is in the spring of 2021.

WhatsApp’s New Feature Lets You Mute Chats Indefinitely
We all have that one friend or one relative that loves sending us all kinds of weird random crap on WhatsApp. Or sometimes there are group chats that just won’t keep quiet throughout the day. It can be annoying, which is why WhatsApp has a mute feature. Oddly enough, this mute feature was kind of limited.

This App Lets You Install Google Services Onto Huawei Phones
As many of you know, Huawei’s more recent smartphones do not come with Google Play Services installed on them due to the company being on the US Entity List. This prevents them from doing business with US companies, such as Google, however, there is some good news on that front.

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Woman Spends $3,000 On In-App Purchases, Then Sues Apple Over It
Apple does not allow gambling apps to exist on the App Store. However, it seems that while more explicit gambling apps are not allowed, some apps that feature gambling-like mechanics are allowed, which is the issue. Or at least it is an issue for Karen Workman, who has filed a lawsuit against Apple.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Is Now Protected Against Robocalls
Robocalls are annoying as hell and are a waste of our time, but unfortunately they do happen from time to time. If you’re irritated by these incessant calls which are spam and you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 20, you’re in luck. This is because Samsung has since rolled out a new feature called Smart Call.

WhatsApp Will Soon Let You Purchase Items Directly In The App
WhatsApp has created the ability for companies and individuals to create business accounts which allows customers to reach out for questions, customer service, and so on. We’ve also seen how these business accounts can help facilitate purchase inquiries by previewing products, but that will change soon, and possibly for the better.

It Looks Like The iOS 14 Default App Reset Bug Is Back
One of the features of iOS 14 is the ability to set default apps for things like your browser and email. However, shortly after the release of the update, users discovered a bug where if you were to reset your phone, your default app settings would also be reset and you would need to set it back all over again.

Apple Removes Its TV Remote App From The App Store
The Apple TV comes with a physical remote controller that lets users control the TV with it, but users also had the option of using the Apple-developed Remote app as an alternative. It turns out that that will no longer be the case as the company has since removed the Remote app from the App Store.

Parallels On Chromebook Lets You Run Windows 10
Google’s Chrome OS is a relatively lightweight operating system that’s perfect for getting some work done, but there are instances when you might require more powerful apps or tools that are only available on other operating systems like Windows. Instead of buying a separate computer, how about using software instead?

Apple Kills Workaround That Lets You Stream Stadia Games Onto The iPhone
While Google’s Android devices are more than capable of streaming Stadia games, the feature isn’t available to iOS devices yet. Recently, there was a workaround that involved the use of a third-party browser that allowed users to stream Stadia games onto the iPhone, but it looks like that will no longer work.

YouTube Will Finally Let You Set The Default Video Quality
YouTube is smart in the sense that it can detect your internet connection and based on that, it will automatically adjust your video quality to ensure that your stream does not get interrupted. However, we get that some users don’t actually enjoy this feature as they might want to set a higher quality setting by default, or a lower quality setting by default.

Launch Center Pro Lets iOS 14 Users Change App Icons
One of the new features that Apple introduced in iOS 14 was the ability to add widgets to your home screen. This has since led to many iOS users customizing their home screens in new and creative ways, and some have even gone to the extent of changing their app icons, and Launch Center Pro’s new update makes that process easier.

You Can Now Stream Xbox One Games To The iPhone Or iPad
If you own an Xbox One console and love the idea of being able to stream games from it to your iPhone or iPad, you’re in luck because Microsoft has since updated its Xbox app for iOS devices to enable game streaming. What this means is that you’ll be able to stream games from your Xbox One console to your iPhone or iPad and keep playing.