With iOS 13, Apple is limiting the ability to collect data using the PushKit API which is used for VoIP calls. Apart from affecting apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, this will also have an effect on encrypted messaging apps like Signal, Wickr, Wire, and Threema.
In June, The Pokemon Company announced a new mobile gaming title called Pokemon Masters. The company has partnered with DeNa to create the Pokemon Masters game. The Pokemon Masters game is now available for download on iOS and Android. However, the game is marred with issues and this is likely to affect the gameplay.
Microsoft has introduced Dark Mode in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other Microsoft mobile apps on iOS and Android. The company has begun rolling out Dark Mode to Outlook mobile apps on Android, iOS and also office.com. The Dark Mode reduces screen glare and will help protect your eyes while viewing your phone’s display in low light condition. Apple has already implemented system-wide Dark Mode on iOS 13.
Google Photos is one of the most preferred photo gallery and backup tool. In the recent past, Google has added a bunch of new features to make the Photos app better, one such feature was Google Lens integration. Now the company is rolling out a new AI feature that will let you search Photos library for text.
Notes app on iOS is an easy way to jot down important stuff. Apple devices are known for being premium and are often considered as creme de la creme of smartphones. Well, now the Cupertino company seems to have sprung in action and is automatically censoring cuss words. So, next time you decide to use the f-word then your phone will promptly cut it out.
Nintendo has announced that it will be launching Dr. Mario World for iOS and Android on July 10th. The game will be available as a free download with IAPs.
A WSJ report details that many popular iOS apps for kids are silently tracking and sending their private data to marketing and other such companies. In a bid to prevent this, Apple is going to limit third-party tracking in apps on the Kids sections of the App Store.
Unlike videos, articles, and images, sharing podcasts on social media channels and on the web is a bit inconvenient. This is because one can share the link for a podcast but not specific parts which may contain some interesting information or nuggets. The latest Overcast update aims to solve that by allowing users to share clips from a podcast on the web.
Sony has finally gotten around to releasing its Remote Play app for iPhones and iPad on the App Store. The app will allow PS4 owners to not only navigate around the UI using their iPhone but also play PS4 games right on their phone.