Tag Archives: Feature

iOS 8 feature highlight: Spotlight

One of the main features that seemed to get pushed aside during the iOS 7 revamp was Spotlight, the universal search feature that was available on iOS. Through iOS 6, the feature had its very own spot reserved as a homepage to the left of the main home apps page, but with iOS 7, the feature was reduced to a simple search bar that was available by…

Is this the back panel of the iPhone 6?

As far as iPhone rumors go, it seems as if the iPhone 6 rumor mill is catching fire recently, as we have seen leaks of almost every single major hardware component of the rumored next generation iPhone. Today, a new image has surfaced that allegedly shows the back panel of the iPhone 6 covered in a green protective film. The back panel in the image…

Could Beats acquisition mean more cross-platform apps from Apple?

While Apple is certainly known for its inability to play nice with other operating systems in the mobile world, there could be a shake up in that statement coming soon. With today’s acquisition of Beats Electronics, it means that Apple now has an Android app in the form of Beats Music. Now most will dismiss this as a small and minor fact in the grand scheme…

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…