Mobile Phones: iOS
News & Reviews: iOS
Aug 11, 2022
The upcoming iOS 16 update will be coming to supported iPhones some time next month, potentially together with the launch of the next-generation iPhones. Unveiled during WWDC 2022, one of iOS 16’s most useful features has got to be ‘Live Activities’, a live notification on your lock screen that keeps track of things that are relevant to users such as the progress of an e-hailing ride, delivery orders and even the live score of sports games.
Aug 04, 2022
Popular messaging platform WhatsApp is currently testing out a new feature on its app in regards to group chats. Spotted on the latest version of WhatsApp beta for iOS, users can now see past participants of their groups at the group info section
Aug 02, 2022
The smartphone world is pretty much dominated by two operating systems, Apple’s ‘wall-gardened’ iOS on the iPhone and the other being Google’s open source Android on a slew of devices. While Android has always had more users thanks to its open source nature, it seems that iOS is catching up with 2022 seeing a record number of Android users switching to iPhone.
Aug 01, 2022
Currently, ads only appear on the Apple App Store's main "Search" tab and in the Search results, but it seems like they're spreading to even more places with this new report. According to 9to5Mac, the tech giant is adding a new ad slot to its "Today" homepage tab and on individual app pages.
Jul 23, 2022
Itching for a new top-of-the-line mobile game? Well, you're in luck because 2022 seems to be the launch year for quite many high-quality mobile games. One of them is Aether Gazer, which just updated its website with a countdown timer for a possible global launch.
Jul 21, 2022
Apple today released version 15.6 of iOS and iPadOS to all supported devices, which may prove to be one of the last versions of the OS while we await the company to roll out iOS and iPadOS 16. The update brings with it minor tweaks here and there as well as various bug fixes.
Jul 19, 2022
Recently, we reported on the introduction of ‘Lockdown Mode’ in iOS 16 by Apple which is an extreme but optional security feature that will block the ‘most sophisticated digital threats’. Well, it looks like the tech giant is pretty confident on the new feature that it has announced a USD2 million or ~RM8.91 million reward to anyone that can crack the mode.
Jul 18, 2022
Yesterday, we reported on the new update to MySejahtera that turns the app into more of a health-oriented app rather than just being used for Covid-19 contact tracing. Called MySejahtera 2.0, the update was only available for iOS devices yesterday but today, it has officially started rolling out to Android devices too.
Jul 15, 2022
Google Maps for iOS recently rolled out a quality-of-life update that makes it easier for users to share their current real-time location. Now, instead of navigating through the menu, you can just easily tap the blue dot signifying your current position on Google Maps to access and execute actions based on your current GPS location on the app.
Jul 13, 2022
It's always exciting to find out there's an addition of new emojis. This time, Unicode Consortium is considering adding 31 new emojis to Emoji 15. Therefore, it might be time to update your current most-used emojis with these new ones!