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The Best iPhone Apps to Follow the U.S. Election’s Final Countdown

The Best iPhone Apps to Follow the U.S. Election’s Final Countdown

We have just days remaining until election season here in the United States is at long last over. Still, it seems like the controversies surrounding the Republican and Democratic candidates just won’t rest. Anything can happen in the days to come.

LastPass Multi-Device Access is Now Free

LastPass Multi-Device Access is Now Free

LastPass is now giving users multi-device access totally free of charge. Starting today, you can use the LastPass app anywhere, on any device, and all your data will be synced between them. Any changes you make will automatically be updated everywhere.

Apple Bans Crime Reporting App Vigilante Due to Safety Concerns

Apple Bans Crime Reporting App Vigilante Due to Safety Concerns

Apple has pulled a crime reporting app from the App Store less than a week after it was launched. Vigilante alerted users to nearby crimes as soon as they were reported to police, but it’s thought Apple removed it due to safety concerns.

Callblock App on Hold Until Apple Fixes CallKit Issues With iOS 10.1 Update

Callblock App on Hold Until Apple Fixes CallKit Issues With iOS 10.1 Update

The makers of the Callblock app have confirmed it is currently on hold until Apple resolves issues with its CallKit framework in the upcoming iOS 10.1 update. Apple has admitted that the framework is buggy in the latest releases of iOS 10.

Here’s How Google Allo Lets You Message Friends Who Don’t Have The App Installed

Here’s How Google Allo Lets You Message Friends Who Don’t Have The App Installed

Allo, the new messaging app from Google, is currently making its way to iOS. It’s designed to be as simple as can be, so you don’t need to setup an account or jump through any other hoops to get started. You can even message others who don’t have Allo installed. Here’s how it works.

Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone Gets Built-In Bing Search

Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone Gets Built-In Bing Search

Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard for iPhone is stepping up its fight against Google Gboard by adding built-in Bing search. You can use it to find GIFs, images, emoji, contacts, and lots more — all of which can then be sent without leaving the keyboard.

Google Video Calling App Duo is Now Available on iOS

Google Video Calling App Duo is Now Available on iOS

Duo, the new video calling app from Google, is now available on iOS following its initial unveiling at Google I/O back in June. The app promises to provide simple 1-to-1 video calling without the headaches that come with rival services.

Niantic Permanently Banning Pokémon GO Players Who Are Suspected of Cheating

Niantic Permanently Banning Pokémon GO Players Who Are Suspected of Cheating

Niantic has begun permanently banning Pokémon GO players who are suspected of cheating. The move comes after some players turned to using third-party tweaks and hacks to gain an unfair advantage inside the game.

Pokémon Go Update Introduces Avatar Customisation, Removes Footprints, and More

Pokémon Go Update Introduces Avatar Customisation, Removes Footprints, and More

Niantic has rolled out the first major update for Pokémon Go on both platforms — iOS and Android — with a bunch of bug fixes and feature improvements. The highlight of the update, however, has to be the ability to customise one’s avatar and the removal of footprints feature from Nearby.

WhatsApp Leaves ‘Forensic Trace’ of Chat Logs Even after You Delete Them

WhatsApp Leaves ‘Forensic Trace’ of Chat Logs Even after You Delete Them

iOS researcher Jonathan Zdziarski has discovered a potential security flaw in the iOS version of WhatsApp. As per the researcher, WhatsApp does not fully delete chat logs even after they have been explicitly deleted. Instead, the app retains a “forensic trace” of the chat logs that can turn out to be an information mine for anyone who has the required skills to access them.