Instagram Direct adds Snapchat-like visual chat threads and more in latest update

Instagram Direct adds Snapchat-like visual chat threads and more in latest update

In December of 2013, Instagram officially debuted Direct, a messaging platform designed to share photos and videos with other people.

Top 20 Free Cydia Tweaks of the Month – August

Top 20 Free Cydia Tweaks of the Month – August
Everybody likes tweaks. But, everybody likes free tweaks even more. That’s why we’ve compiled the top 20 free tweaks that have been released this month, just for you. Take a look and see if there are any you think are worth checking out.

Have Your App Ready to Launch as Soon as iOS 9 Hits with this In-Depth Course Bundle [Deals Hub]

Have Your App Ready to Launch as Soon as iOS 9 Hits with this In-Depth Course Bundle [Deals Hub]

Have you been thinking about building an app? There’s never been a better time to get into the game of app-making than now with Apple’s updated Swift 2 programming language, which complements the all new iOS 9. You can get a jumpstart on your development career with the All-Inclusive iOS 9 and Swift 2 Course Bundle, on sale now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Amazon Instant Video now supports offline playback for Prime members

Amazon Instant Video now supports offline playback for Prime members

The Instant Video app from Amazon is one of the more popular ways for folks to enjoy movies and TV shows, but it’s been missing one feature for quite some time: Offline playback.

‘Next generation’ design of Apple Stores detailed; to rollout this fall

‘Next generation’ design of Apple Stores detailed; to rollout this fall

Apple is working on the “next generation” design for its retail stores that it plans to roll out starting this fall. The company has already applied for a $1.5 million permit to renovate the interior and exterior at 2031 West St. in the Memphis area. 

iPhone 6s Plus display leaks out with built-in Force Touch

iPhone 6s Plus display leaks out with built-in Force Touch

We’ve already seen images of iPhone 6s displays with mystery chips that suggest Force Touch will indeed make its way into Apple’s next-generation devices, and now a leaked iPhone 6s Plus display backs up those claims.

Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone and other devices

Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone and other devices

Apple is exploring the possibility of adding a smart smoke detection system to the iPhone, iPad, and other devices, a new patent reveals. The feature is designed to alert users to potentially dangerous situations and provide them with helpful information.

Apple Pay transaction limit rises to £30 in the U.K.

Apple Pay transaction limit rises to £30 in the U.K.

The Apple Pay transaction limit has been increased to £30 for users in the United Kingdom. The move comes less than two months after the service made its debut in Great Britain, but there are some limitations.

Apple reportedly in talks to produce original video programming

Apple reportedly in talks to produce original video programming

Right now, Apple is much more than a company that makes computers and mobile devices, especially considering all the rumors. And now the Rumor Mill is back with another industry that the Cupertino-based company might be exploring.

Samsung officially unveils the Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung officially unveils the Gear S2 smartwatch

Today has been a day for smartwatches, apparently, as Samsung has officially unveiled its newest wearable, following the announcement from Google that Android Wear is now supported by the iPhone.