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.
The latest update to WhatsApp for iOS, version 2.17, allows users more freedom to share files, send messages and manage storage. The recent update has increased the number of photos and videos that can be sent in a message to 30, introduced an offline mode to line-up texts when users have no or poor connectivity and redesigned storage management by allowing the users to delete specific type of media files in a chat or group conversation.
The popular camera app Snapchat has been updated to version 10 with a new look and universal search. The updated user interface is more fluid and has curved edges while the new search functionality helps users start quick chats with friends or in groups.
Apple has released the latest update to macOS Sierra, version 10.12.3, with bug fixes, graphics switching improvements for 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro and security updates. The update is around 1.05GB in size and can be downloaded from the Mac App Store.
Apple released minor updates today for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch and fourth generation Apple TV. The updates are minor in nature and contain mostly bug fixes and security updates.
macOS has some great features for multitasking like Mission Control, fullscreen apps, Spaces and app switcher, however it does not provide any sort of feature customization for these. A new app called Command-Tab Plus helps change this by super charging the app switcher by adding some useful configurations and customizations.
Frankie’s Holidays is Apple’s new ad for the holiday 2016 season. The ad shows Frankenstein suffering from the holiday blues when he decides to go and join the town’s folks, where he gives a little performance to feel accepted by the crowd. It does not start as expected but ends well with a nice little message.