Google has updated its YouTube app for iOS to add support for vertical videos and push notifications. Users now have the ability to watch vertical videos in fullscreen while retaining their orientation, so that they’re a lot less painful to watch.
Too busy to read all those articles in your Pocket list? Now you can listen to them while you do other things, thanks to Pocket’s excellent new text-to-speech (TTS) feature, which is available now on iOS.
Facebook has begun testing a new Snapchat-style photo uploader on iOS that allows users to overlay text and stickers on their images before publishing them. There’s also a new filter feature that lets you preview different effects by swiping across your photos.
Automatic gearboxes, automatic lights, automatic fish feeders are good and convenient things. An autoplaying video on the web and on Twitter can be quite a nuisance. Twitter recently announced a more seamless way for videos, Vines, and GIFs to play while using the site or mobile app. If you think that autoplaying videos are distracting or worried it would consume your mobile data, Twitter also introduced a way to disable this new “feature”.