Nintendo Switch’s App Updated With Voice Chat Support For More Games

The Nintendo Switch is a rather unique console which we reckon helped it achieve some of the success it’s had since its launch. Nintendo made some interesting decisions about the console, one of which is how voice chat is supported where users need to use a smartphone app in order to chat with friends.


Apple Is Giving Its iPhone Users A ‘Trust Score’

Given that there are millions of iPhone users out there, how does one differentiate the “good” from the “bad”? In a bid to help prevent fraudulent purchases from the iTunes Store or fraudulent activity in general, it seems that Apple has decided to roll out a “trust score” rating for iOS users.


Google Family Link Lets Parents Turn Off Their Teen’s Phone Remotely

Worried that your teens might be spending way too much time on their smartphones? Or do you just want them to put them down at the dinner table? Google’s got your back. It has added new features to its Family Link app which enable parents to remotely turn off their teen’s smartphone. Family Link is a hub for parental control that was launched by Google last year. It enabled the […]


Google Maps For CarPlay Is Finally Here

The iOS 12 update was released just yesterday and one of the features of the update that some have been anticipating, is support for third-party mapping interfaces for CarPlay. This means that if you’re using CarPlay and you’d rather not use Apple Maps, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can now use Google Maps as an alternative.


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Live Streams Will Take Center Stage On Your Twitter Timeline

Twitter has really been pushing live broadcasts and streams on its platform so it’s not surprising to see that the company has decided to give them prime real estate in all of its users’ timelines. Twitter has confirmed that from now on, live broadcasts and streams from accounts that users follow will show up at the very top of their timeline, meaning that it would be the first thing that […]


WhatsApp To Get A Dark Mode As Well

Many major apps have been updated in recent months with a “dark mode” that has become quite popular with users across the globe. This particular mode is very easy on the eyes and one of the reasons why people like it so much. It makes it easier to use the apps in the dark or when there’s low light. The WhatsApp team is now reportedly working on a dark mode […]


Uber App Redesigned As Company Changes Logo

Uber has decided to change its logo two years after unveiling the one that’s now being replaced. The new logo is simply a wordmark version which puts that company’s name front and center. The new logo also brings back the “U” which is easily recognizable as being associated with the ride-hailing service.


Instagram Will Offer Substance Abuse Help When Users Search Related Hashtags

Hashtags are great for searching through the endless posts on your favorite social media networks. You can quickly see all of the posts on a particular topic just by tapping on the hashtag. Instagram says that hashtags are being used for finding illegal drugs on its platform in addition to finding support for addiction and substance abuse. It will now start pointing users towards help for opioid or substance abuse […]


Samsung And Google Support Richer Text Messaging Between Their Apps

Like many of Google’s OEM partners, Samsung has its own set of native apps on its Android-powered devices. In a bid to provide a richer text messaging experience to all users, both Samsung and Google have announced that they are working together to improve messaging experiences and interoperability between Samsung Messages and Android Messages.


Pokemon GO Sees 35% Increase In Active Usage Since May

Pokemon GO was understandably met with a ton of excitement when it first launched. However over time it wasn’t surprising to see interest in the game wane a bit. However it seems that in the past few months, interest in the game has picked up again, according to a post on Niantic’s website.


Apple Takes Down Some Of Trend Micro’s Apps For Mac

When you install a security app on your computer, chances are you are trusting that it will keep your information safe from malware, hacks, and busybodies. So you can imagine the irony when it was discovered that some of Trend Micro’s apps were actually doing the opposite, where it was found that some of the company’s apps were actually storing and exporting the browser history of its users.


Gboard Testing A Way To Help Make Smarter Searches

Google’s Gboard might be late to the game when it comes to keyboard apps for smartphones, but the company has done a pretty good job with it. One of the key features of Gboard is that it allows users to make searches on Google directly within it, thus bringing up relevant information without having to leave whatever app you’re using.


OnePlus Launches ‘Crackables’ Game Ahead Of OnePlus 6T Launch

We expect that OnePlus will be taking the wraps off its OnePlus 6T handset in the near future. When exactly that will happen remains to be seen, but in the meantime it seems that the company is working on preparing users for it by launching a game called “Crackables” which seems to have something to do with breaking a code (or codes).


Apple Encourages Developers To Adopt Subscriptions In New Video

The subscription model is a sustainable model because it ensures that developers can continue to make money after the product is sold. It also incentivizes developers to keep their apps updated with new features for users after its release, and this is a model that Apple is pushing its developers to adopt.