Tag Archives: Feature

5 Apps I couldn’t live without – Stephen’s choices

So you may or may not have caught Adam and Cam’s instalments of ’5 Apps I couldn’t live without’, so now it’s my turn! This task is perhaps a little easier for me, unlike Cam and Adam, I don’t really hoard apps, and I find myself deleting apps fairly regularly because they are no longer useful, that being said I do have 5 apps without which I would…

Chrome for iOS gets updated with reduce data usage feature and more

If you are an avid user of Google’s browser, then you are sure to be glad when you hear that it has been updated on iOS. That’s right, and in typical Google fashion the new build has been numbered 32.0.1700.20. With it comes a few new features as well as the usual bug fixes and improvements. In the new features department, it brings along the new “reduce…

Snapchat’s new security feature hacked already

Earlier today, Snapchat announced that, in light of its recent security scandal in which 4.6 million phone numbers were stolen, it was going to introduce a new verification system to ensure that all users were in fact human. This includes making sure that users are human by requiring them to select pictures that contain the Snapchat ghost logo. This was…

Apple’s website updated, highlights holiday ad

Yesterday, Apple released its brand new ‘Holiday’ ad, in which it shows how Apple devices, and iPhones specifically, bring families together. Today, the company has put even more emphasis on this message by updating its home page of its website to feature the ad. As you can see from the ad, which is embedded below, Apple was very smart and used…

Foursquare updates with new real-time recommendation feature

Foursquare was one of the first apps to get the iOS 7 makeover, and it is already back with another update. New in version 6.4, Foursquare has been “simplified…to focus on what’s most relevant right now.” This brings with it a few new features, such as a new “nearby” button, only showing your friends’ most recent checkins, and by putting all the most…

Cam’s Top 5: iOS 7-ified apps

With iOS 7 came a new opportunity for app developers. They could now design apps that filled the entire screen without needing to leave room at the top for the status bar, and they could jump onboard with the modern trend to make everything flat, sharp and right-angled. There are still far more apps in the App Store without iOS 7 optimization, but those…

Twitter #music updated with new discovery and library scanning features

Twitter’s “Twitter #music” app has just been updated to version 1.2, and has brought with it a few new features, including that will allow it to scan your music library to offer more personalized suggestions. Another thing added was localizations for a ton of new places, (12 according tot eh change log). Here is the full change log: What’s New in Version…

U.S. Government putting iOS 7 “Activation Lock” to the test, hires security experts to try and break it

For a long time now, people have been asking Apple – and other companies – to assist in the fight against crime; or more specifically, against mobile device thefts. Well, in iOS 7, Apple did just that by introducing a new feature it is calling “Activation Lock.” What this feature does is makes it harder to restore a device or shut it down, etc, once put…

iOS 7 will let us speak words we don’t know how to spell

The screenshot on the left shows the new ‘Speak’ feature Another cool new iOS 7 feature was discovered by the guys over at AppAdvice. Everyone knows how frustrating it is to type out a note or iMessage, only to have your iPhone throw that angry red line under a misspelled word. But, if iOS 7 has anything to do about, that won’t be a problem much…