iOS

Nintendo promises second smartphone game will feature a very familiar character

Nintendo promises second smartphone game will feature a very familiar character

Nintendo has promised that its second smartphone game will feature a character we are “very familiar with,” and won’t be another communication app.

Its announcement comes after the Japanese company confirmed its first smartphone game, Miitomowhich doesn’t feature any of the Nintendo characters fans were hoping to see on mobile.

Control Center is awesome, but it needs work

Control Center is awesome, but it needs work

Introduced with iOS 7 back in 2013, Control Center gave iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users quick access to useful controls, toggles, and shortcuts for the first time. It has continued to receive tweaks and improvements since then, and while there’s no doubt it’s awesome in its current form, it still needs work.

Grayd00r hack brings iOS 9 look, improved performance to iPod touch 3G, original iPad

Grayd00r hack brings iOS 9 look, improved performance to iPod touch 3G, original iPad

If you’re still clinging onto a really old iPod or iPad, you’re missing out on Apple’s latest iOS releases. But with a new hack called Grayd00r, you can install an iOS 9-like user interface on your iPod touch 3G or original iPad, and greatly improve performance at the same time.

Find My iPhone keeps sending users to a random house in Atlanta

Find My iPhone keeps sending users to a random house in Atlanta

Find My iPhone is the best way to recover a lost iOS device, but it doesn’t always work as planned. Atlanta couple Christina Lee and Michael Saba are learning this the hard way after getting constant visits from iPhone owners who are being wrongly directed to their home.

Apple opening first iOS App Development Center in Italy, plans to expand to other countries

Apple opening first iOS App Development Center in Italy, plans to expand to other countries

Apple has today announced that it will build Europe’s first Development Center in Italy. It will be focused on iOS app development, giving students practical skills and training to help them create software for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and more.

WhatsApp is dropping its $1 per year subscription fee

WhatsApp is dropping its $1 per year subscription fee

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has confirmed plans to drop the messaging service’s $1 per year subscription fee. Koum hopes the move will make WhatsApp more accessible, and promises that users won’t have to see ads as a result.

Skype to bring free group video calling to iPhone and iPad

Skype to bring free group video calling to iPhone and iPad

Skype announced today that free group video calling will be coming to mobile devices like the iPad, iPhone and even iPods soon. This feature has long been available to desktop users on PCs and Macs so it’s a welcomed feature for iOS users.

Use SmartPass to Avoid the Passcode Screen on your iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

Use SmartPass to Avoid the Passcode Screen on your iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

Generally speaking, passcodes are security mechanisms put into place to prevent unauthorized individuals to gain access to a device. The majority of the time, the feature is a welcomed one but every so often it can become tedious, particularly if you’re in your comfort zone and you don’t want to repeatedly put in a passcode or alternatively wait for the TouchID.

Withings Thermo is a smart Wi-Fi thermometer that provides a highly-accurate reading in only 2 seconds

Withings Thermo is a smart Wi-Fi thermometer that provides a highly-accurate reading in only 2 seconds

Typical thermometers can be inaccurate, unreliable, and unhygienic — especially if you’re sharing them between the whole family. But not Withings Thermo.

This new smart thermometer uses cutting-edge infrared technology to provide you with the most precise temperature possible, and syncs all your data to your iPhone to make it easy to track.

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is out now on iOS

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is out now on iOS

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is now available on iOS, a decade after making its original debut on the PlayStation Portable. The game has been enhanced and optimized for modern devices with touchscreens, and even boasts some 3D Touch controls for iPhone 6s.