The kerfuffle at The Wall Street with GameStop, Robinhood, and r/wallstreetbets piqued your interest in the stock market, didn’t it? You must have thought of buying some stocks for yourself, but then going to the App Store and searching for stock trading apps results only in more confusion? A lot of apps offer no commissions, while some let you trade cryptocurrencies as well. Well, don’t you worry, we’re here to help. Check out some of the best stock trading apps for the iPhone and iPad here.
Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky has teased a new app Beeper that aims to unify and bring over 15 different messaging services under one umbrella. More importantly, perhaps, Beeper even promises to bring iMessage to Android — something that millions of Android users have wished for a long time.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools and colleges to hold classes over Zoom. The novelty of this experience has worn off now as students and teachers are realizing the various limitations of holding and attending online classes. One common issue is the lack of access to a document camera with teachers which makes it difficult for them to show their worksheets to students during online classes.
Google Photos has (finally!) added support to sync liked images to (and from) Google Photos to Apple’s Photos app. This means that your liked photos on Google Photos can now show up in your iPhone’s Photos app, and your ‘favourite’ photos (the hearted ones) on Apple Photos app can now show up on Google Photos app. Pretty cool, right? Here’s how you can enable it.
Voice changing app Voicemod is making its way to the iPhone today allowing users to modify their voice for short video and audio clips. Dubbed Voicemod Clips, you can use the app to modify your voice in real-time and select from up to 60 different effects.
After India banned TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps late last month, the U.S. government is also “looking” to ban TikTok and other social media apps from China. The comments were made by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Fox News in an interview.
Apple was among the first companies to introduce the ability to take ‘Portrait’ or bokeh photos to iPhones with the launch of the iPhone 7 back in 2016. Since then, the company has only tweaked the feature and has not really made any meaningful improvements to it. Android OEMs, on the other hand, have taken advantage of the increasingly powerful mobile chipsets to offer portrait video recording on their phones as well. A new app will let iPhone users record portrait videos on their iPhone as well.
You must have old prints of your childhood photos stored somewhere in your home. Physical photos have served their purpose and now it’s time to convert them into digital photos for this era. The good thing is that you can convert your old print photos to digital photos using your iPhone for free.
Adobe is famous for its creativity and media editing apps such as Lightroom, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro, and most of these cost a bomb. Today, the company has launched a free app—Photoshop Camera—for the iPhone, and although it has the name Photoshop in it, it has little to do with the original Photoshop app. Let us have a look at what this new app can do.
Apple and Google have teamed up to launch an official contact tracing API that can be used by public health authorities to create an official contact tracing app for their country. However, many countries are not happy with Apple’s decentralized approach to storing data and have created their own app without the API. However, all these apps are going to run into issues due to the restrictions in iOS as the Australian and the UK government are realizing now.