Articles about Apps (page 2)

Lightroom For iPad Now Allows For Direct Import
Due to the nature of how iOS has been designed, it isn’t quite as “open” compared to Android where accessing files on an iOS device can be a bit tricky and slightly convoluted. This means that when it comes to using photo editing apps such as Adobe’s Lightroom isn’t as straightforward.

Epic Gives In, Will Be Bringing Fortnite To The Google Play Store
When Epic launched Fortnite for Android, the company made a somewhat controversial move where they decided to bypass the Google Play Store. Instead, the company chose to launch the game through its own website where users had to download the game and sideload it, which some expressed concern over due to possibility of malware.

Microsoft Math Is An AI App That Can Solve Complex Math Problems
Calculator apps are a dime a dozen but for the most part, you need to know how to solve the problem first. However, what if you don’t know how to solve a math problem? It seems that Microsoft is here to help as the company has since launched a new app called the Microsoft Math Solver.

Snapchat’s Cameo Feature Lets You Insert Your Face Into GIFs
It’s not that difficult to turn photos into animated GIFs, but if you’ve ever wanted to be inserted into an existing GIF, well, that would be kind of tricky. However, Snapchat has you covered as the company seems to be testing out a new feature called Cameo that would basically insert your face into a GIF.

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Official Craigslist App Launches On The iPhone After 11 Years
When it comes to selling things online, Craigslist is one of those places that users turn to. The platform made its debut way back in 1995, way before devices like smartphones and tablets, but yet despite us living in this day and age, Craigslist has yet to make its official debut on the iPhone, at least until now.

Google Photos Now Has An In-App Messaging Feature
One of the features of Google Photos is the ability to share photos by creating albums and adding them to it. For the most part, it works, but what if you only wanted to share a couple of photos? Thankfully, Google seems to have found a solution to that conundrum in the form of an in-app messaging feature.

Android Security Flaw Allows Apps To Spy On Users Through Their Camera And Microphones
Recently, iOS users with Facebook installed had a bit of a privacy and security scare when it was discovered that due to a bug in the app, it would launch the phone’s camera in the background while the app was being used. The issue has since been patched, but now it looks like it’s Android’s turn to suffer from a similar vulnerability.

Apple Could Be Working On A Successor To iTunes For Windows
When Apple launched macOS Catalina, one of the biggest changes that users had to get used to is the fact that iTunes no longer exists. Instead, Apple launched several apps that is essentially iTunes, but broken up into individual apps to help make the experience less bloated, where there would be a dedicated app just for music, one for videos, and so on.

Apple To Host A ‘Special Event’ On The 2nd Of December
So Apple has officially announced their 16-inch MacBook Pro, but if the rumors are to be believed, Apple could also have a Tile-lie tracking accessory in the works that has yet to be announced. However, there is a small chance that the accessory could potentially be announced next month.

TikTok’s Parent Company Could Be Planning A Music Streaming Competitor
When it comes to music streaming services, there are many to choose from, and it looks like we could be getting yet another option. According to a report from the Financial Times (paywall), it seems that TikTok’s parent company ByteDance could be planning on entering the on-demand music streaming service.

How To Manage Startup Programs On Windows 10
If you’re trying to speed up how fast your computer starts up, then you might want to learn how to better manage your startup programs which could have an impact on your computer’s startup performance.

Your Cheap Android Phone Could Be Filled With Malicious Apps
There are many Android phones in the market today. Some are cheap, some are expensive, and usually in the case of cheaper Android phones, certain compromises have to be made. Maybe the build quality isn’t as strong, or maybe they’re just based off a reference design which means less money spent on R&D which in turn saves money.

Facebook Patches iOS Bug That Activated Camera Without User Knowledge
Earlier this week it was revealed that Facebook for iOS had a bug in which for some reason, activated the user’s camera behind the scenes without their knowledge. Given the various conspiracy theories about Facebook spying on users and listening to them through their microphones, it certainly did not do the company any favors.

Instagram Takes On TikTok With New App ‘Reels’
Apps tend to trend every now and then, and for a while back, Snapchat was one of the more popular apps around. While it is still very popular, there is a new-ish app that has kind of taken over in the form of TikTok. If you’re unfamiliar, TikTok is basically an app where users can lip-sync and dance to pre-recorded music and share those videos online.