Researchers Develop App That Can Test For Anemia Using A Single Photo

Anemia is one of the most common blood diseases in the world where it has been estimated that it affects about 2 billion people in the work. For those unfamiliar, it is basically where a person lacks red blood cells or hemoglobin, and as a result some of the symptoms (which aren’t necessarily exclusive to the disease) include fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, and so on.


YouTube Apps Will Now Autoplay Videos Silently

You’ll soon find that browsing YouTube through mobile apps is going to be a significantly changed experience. The world’s largest video sharing website has announced that it will now begin autoplaying videos by default when users are browsing the app’s Home tab. However, the videos will autoplay with the sound disabled.


Huawei Launches AI App That Helps Deaf Children Read

Reading for most of us isn’t much of an issue, but when it comes to those who are deaf or hearing impaired, especially if they are only kids, then it can pose a challenge as parents or teachers might not necessarily know sign language well enough to convey information on a page to the child in question.


Fake Heart Rate Scanner App Slipped Into Apple’s App Store

Want to be able to measure your heart rate using your iPhone? There are apps out there such as Instant Heart Rate: HR Monitor that relies on the camera and flash to try and measure your heart rate. But could your heart rate be read by placing your finger on the Touch ID fingerprint scanner? That’s what a scam app tried to convince users to do.


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Apple Gives In To Indian Government, Approves Anti-Spam App For iPhones

Earlier this year it was reported that Apple and the Indian government had butted heads where Apple had refused to allow an anti-spam app onto the App Store, which according to the reports suggested that this could lead to the government potentially banning the iPhone. It was later reported that Apple was considering giving in, and it looks like they have.


The Elder Scrolls: Blades Has Been Delayed To 2019

Earlier this year, Bethesda announced at E3 2018 a new mobile game called The Elder Scrolls: Blades. The game was announced for both iOS and Android devices and was targeted for a release this fall. Unfortunately for gamers who might have been looking forward to the game, it seems that it has since been delayed to 2019.


SwiftKey Update Adds Search Functionality To Keyboard

SwiftKey is a popular third-party keyboard. The company continues to make its keyboard even after it was acquired by Microsoft not too long ago. A new update is out today which adds search functionality to the SwiftKey keyboard. Given that it’s a Microsoft-owned company now, the search functionality isn’t linked to Google, the top internet search engine used by countless people across the globe.


YouTube Stories Rolling Out To More Creators

YouTube launched its own version of the Stories feature that Snapchat and Instagram have popularized over a year ago. It was initially called Reels but the company has since rebranded the feature to YouTube Stores. It was available to select YouTubers initially but you will soon be able to see them from many more. That’s because YouTube is expanding this feature to creators with more than 10,000 subscribers.


Instagram Can Now Describe Photos For Visually Impaired Users

Instagram has announced a couple of new improvements today which will make it easier for people with visual impairments to use its photo-sharing service. It recognizes that these improvements will go a long way in making Instagram more accessible to the over 285 million people across the globe who have visual impairments.


Chrome For Android To Get Gesture Page Navigation

One of the features of Apple’s Safari on iOS is that you can swipe from the extreme left or right sides of the phone to navigate between pages, where swiping from the left means you’ll be going back a page, and swiping from the right means you’ll be moving forwards a page. Now it looks like Chrome for Android could be getting similar functionality as well.


Apple To Help Luxury Retailers Build Apps For In-Store Management

If you’ve ever shopped at an Apple Store, you’ll notice how all the staff there are equipped with iPhones or iPads that are used to facilitate sales and pull up customer information on the fly. This is more efficient than having a computer at the back which can slow the process down, especially if there are many customers.


How To Force Quit Apps On Mac

From time to time, programs on a computer can suddenly stop responding for no explicable reason. It can be hard to pinpoint a reason as to why a program stops responding as it could be due to a bug in the software; software and hardware conflict; a system/driver error; or maybe your computer simply does not have the resources to support the running of the program.


Assassin’s Creed Rebellion Now Live For iOS & Android

If you’ve enjoyed Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise and would not mind playing it on your phones, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Assassin’s Creed Rebellion is now available for download on both iOS and Android devices. The game was initially pegged for a release on the 21st of November, but it seems to have gone live a day earlier than expected.


Deezer Launches Updated Apple Watch App

Just last week, Spotify launched its official app for the Apple Watch which brought about native features and controls for Spotify on the smartwatch. Not to be outdone, it looks like Deezer has since updated its own app where it will now offer up a lot more features to the Apple Watch which we imagine the company is hoping will draw more subscribers.