Magikarp Jump is The Pokémon Company’s newest game for iOS and Android. The game is based on training and strengthening a Pokémon, Magikarp, to jump high and win leagues. The game has an old school cartoonish design like Pokémon anime and a captivating story to go with it.
Despite faster processor and more RAM, it is a well established fact that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has been unable to dethrone the performance king, iPhone 7. No surprises there, however what is shocking is that Apple’s 2015 flagship, iPhone 6s, is also able to beat the Galaxy S8 in a speed test, thanks to its A8 chip and iOS’ superior RAM management.
Apple has announced that it will be live streaming the keynote from WWDC 2017. This year’s WWDC will take place on 5th June at 10 a.m. PDT in San Jose, California. The event will consist of a keynote by Tim Cook and other top Apple executives, followed by sessions, hands-on labs and other get togethers from 5th June to 9th June.
Readdle, the popular developer for iOS and Mac apps like Spark, Documents, PDF Expert and Scanner Pro, has released a major update which brings drag-and-drop file support across its apps on iPad. This comes along with tons of other performance improvements and bug fixes for all the apps across iPhone and iPad. This drag-and-drop feature might not seem big to desktop computer users, but for regular iPad users, this is a much awaited addition to these productive apps.
YouTube has released a beautiful and fast performing new design for their desktop website. The new design brings a cleaner look, a dark theme as well as faster framework which would support quicker roll-out of features in the future. The new theme was initially limited to a select group of users using Google Chrome but now most users can enable the new look with a simple click, on any modern web browser.
Windows has a habit of showcasing unpredictable behavior after major updates. One of these issues happened recently with yours truly, when Windows Store stopped working after the Windows 10 Creators Update. The error number that showed in the Windows Store app was 0xD000000D. Luckily, after a bit of research, the fix seemed simple.
Pangu Team seems to be back in action as they have demoed a new jailbreak for iOS 10.3.1 at the JANUS mobile security conference. The team showed off an iPhone 7 running the Pangu jailbreak tool and Cydia in working condition.
Microsoft had released the Windows 10 Creators Update RTM ISO a few days back and now they have released a Download Assistant tool for all users looking to upgrade early. The tool itself is a small download and it fetches all the latest files for Windows in the background to upgrade our operating system.
Samsung announced their latest flagship Galaxy S8, just a few days ago. Galaxy S8 ships with a faster processor, improved front and rear cameras, a smart assistant named Bixby and the most attractive feature of them all, the Infinity Display. As with all major Galaxy phone releases, this one also comes with a set of beautiful new wallpapers and apps.
Apple has finally done something out of the ordinary and broken silence on their plans for Mac Pro. The Cupertino giant is working on a new Mac Pro and Pro Display which will not be released this year. To fill the gap, they have slightly reduced the prices of current Mac Pros and bumped up the specs. As per Apple, there are Pro consumers who love the current Mac Pro and the updates are for them.
Microsoft has released the ISO files for Windows 10 Creators Update build 15063 which has been confirmed to be the RTM (release to manufacturing) release. These ISOs can be used for a full clean installation as well as upgrade.
Modern day websites use a number of frameworks like jQuery to provide a good user experience to users. This means that the framework libraries to be fetched from different links every time a website loads. One way to speed this up is to for web developers to reduce server requests which helps load websites faster. However, there are a few new extensions that can redirect these requests to local versions of these libraries to speed up website loading.
Flipboard version 4.0 has been released with a beautiful new design and smart magazine and personalization features. The new smart magazine feature works like an auto playlist feature for news and delivers relevant and interesting news for the topics of your choice, directly from reputed sources, curators and influencers.
As per the latest reports, WhatsApp is testing the ability to alter sent but unread text messages, recall them and share live location with contacts. Although the features are in beta, no time frame of their public release has been chalked out.
FaceApp is a new selfie app for iOS which uses artificial intelligence to transform faces. The app has a number of neural face transformation filters, which let users add a smile, change gender, change age or become more attractive. Developed by Wireless Lab, the app provides stunning results in certain situations.
Apple has released the first watchOS 3.2 beta which brings support for the SiriKit API introduced in iOS 10 and a new Theater Mode, which disallows the display from waking up but still notifies the user of new notifications. Various bug fixes and performance improvements are also included in the release.
Last week, Google announced significant updates to Google Voice apps, after five years of wait, for iOS, Android and the Web versions. The latest update to Google Voice apps introduce a redesigned, more intuitive, and organized user interface and new features on all platforms. Users can now organize and manage inbox, maintain individual and group chats in a single thread, send photo MMS and more.
Starbucks has initiated the testing of voice command capabilities integrated as ‘My Starbucks Barista’ in their app on iOS and ‘Starbucks Reorder Skill’ on Amazon Alexa. Currently, only accessible by 1000 customers, the new feature enables users to order their food and beverages using voice similar to how users interact with Siri, Google and Cortana.
Facebook has introduced Snapchat like Stories in its smartphone apps for users in Ireland. The feature, available for iOS and Android, lets users create and upload stories for 24 hours using their Facebook app.
iOS 10.3 beta has been released to developers, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update contains a number of new features which includes functionality to find AirPods, enhancements to SiriKit, changes to how app ratings and reviews work, design and animation updates and much more.