iOS Archive

Amazon Anytime – New FaceTime and iMessage competitor in the works

Amazon is reportedly working on a new messaging service called Anytime which will support video and voice calls, text messages, encryption, group chats and much more. Amazon already has calling and messaging features in Alexa so Anytime might be their step into making it cross-platform and reach a larger user base.

Enlight Photofox is an amazing photo editor for iOS

Enlight Photofox is an amazing photo editing app for iPhone and iPad. The app supports editing with multiple layers, brushes, Darkroom style color editing, masking, filters, effects and other pro-level tools that designers and photographers love. The app has been developed by the Lightricks, creators of Facetune and Enlight, which won an Apple Design Award this year at WWDC and an App of the Year …

iPhone 8 to use 3D laser for AR and Autofocus – Report

Apple might integrate a 3D laser with iPhone 8’s rear camera for improved autofocus and better depth detection. This hardware addition should result in improved photography and enhanced augmented reality apps. Expected to be announced in September, iPhone 8 (or iPhone Pro or iPhone X), might ship with a VSCEL laser system. As per Fast Company, Apple’s engineers are still working on integrating the laser …

Seeing AI app recognizes and describes the world for blind people

Seeing AI is a new app by Microsoft which narrates the world around a user. Built for people with visual impairment, the app utilizes artificial intelligence to recognize and narrate what it sees. The app can recognize people, text, documents, currency, products, scenes as well as content from other apps. The user just needs to point the app at anything and the app will describe …

Twitter adds more controls to mute notifications option

Twitter has added new filters to their mute notifications¬†option available on their website and in their smartphones app for iOS and Android. The new mute options give you more control by allowing you to mute tweets of certain accounts that you do not wish to see on your timeline. You will not receive SMS or push notifications from the muted accounts. The muted accounts will …

iOS 11 Public Beta 2 for iPhone and iPad released to testers

Apple has released iOS 11 public beta 2 for testers. The update is rolling out now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch as over-the-air update from Settings > General > Software Update. The first public beta was released at the end of June, just after the release of the second developer beta, while the third developer beta for iOS 11 was just released a few …

How to use the new Document Scanner in iOS 11 Notes App

There are a number of new useful features in iOS 11 that really help enhance productivity. While iPad got most of the best new features in the form of Dock, refined multitasking and other updates, some common features made it to both iPhone and iPad that are extremely useful. One of my favorite new features is the new document scanner in Notes app in iOS …