Skype update brings improvements to messaging and search, revamps design

Skype update brings improvements to messaging and search, revamps design

The Skype app for iOS has undergone a bit of a maintenance run with its latest string of updates, with tweaks to the software to better enhance the performance of the app.

Google launches a new Street View app with 360-degree Photo Spheres and more

Google launches a new Street View app with 360-degree Photo Spheres and more

Google is shaking things up. Just recently the company unveiled a brand new logo, and now there’s a brand new Street View app, which incorporates a great new feature and even brings users into the fun, too.

Apple has applied for a patent for a fuel cell system that could power a MacBook for weeks

Apple has applied for a patent for a fuel cell system that could power a MacBook for weeks

The standby time of a laptop is pretty solid for most devices, while some high-end options can still track their battery life with real world usage in a matter of hours.

Apple’s VP of iTunes International says there’s still work to do to make Apple Music better

Apple’s VP of iTunes International says there’s still work to do to make Apple Music better

Apple Music launched at the end of June, and, with it, a three-month trial period for users to take advantage of and try out the newest music streaming service on the market.

iOS 8 adoption rate at 87% ahead of iOS 9 release

iOS 8 adoption rate at 87% ahead of iOS 9 release

Less than a week before Apple is scheduled to unveil the new iPhones and the final release of iOS 9 to the public, the company has updated its iOS distribution chart to reflect that iOS 8 is now running on 87 percent of iOS devices out there.

KGI: New iMacs with ‘much better display’ coming soon

KGI: New iMacs with ‘much better display’ coming soon

According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the upcoming iMac will have a “much better display” thanks to Apple using a LED phosphor material called KSF.

iOS 9 Feature Preview: Transit directions and Nearby recommendations added to Maps

iOS 9 Feature Preview: Transit directions and Nearby recommendations added to Maps
Apple’s Maps application has been the Achilles heel of iOS since its rocky launch in 2012 as part of iOS 6. In the early days following its official debut, the Maps application was ridiculed for its laughably inaccurate details, such as routing people across airport runways and placing the Washington Monument in the middle of a body of water. It was so bad that Maps earned the label as the one the top tech fails of 2012 by CNN and other publications. Apple rebounded from this early criticism, though, and has improved its Maps application steadily over the past several years. The latest version in iOS 9 continues this trend, adding features such as public transit info and nearby recommendations. Read on to find out more about these new features and other things Apple has in store for Maps in iOS 9.

KGI analyst confirms base model of new iPhones will come with 16GB storage space; no sapphire lens for the rear camera

KGI analyst confirms base model of new iPhones will come with 16GB storage space; no sapphire lens for the rear camera

In his latest note issued to investors, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that Apple will continue to offer the upcoming iPhones in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage variants. 

Apple increases iPhone 6s display orders ahead of September 9 unveiling

Apple increases iPhone 6s display orders ahead of September 9 unveiling

Apple has increased its iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus display orders from Japan Display ahead of their big unveiling on September 9, according to a new report. Thanks to the demand, Japan Display isn’t feeling the impact of China’s weakening smartphone market.

CallReply displays incoming call as a banner notification on your iPhone

CallReply displays incoming call as a banner notification on your iPhone

When you receive a phone call on your iPhone, the whole call interface takes up your screen until you answer or reject it. This means that you can’t interact with the currently open app while there’s an incoming call. I find this very annoying and so do many people.