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Cortana for iOS Gains New Look, Faster Reminder Creation and Improved Performance

2017-10-20T02:05:23+00:00

Microsoft today updated its Cortana app for iOS, improving the way the AI assistant works on iOS devices. Designed to compete with Siri, Cortana is a personal assistant that can do things like set reminders, schedule calendar appointments, answer queries, and offer up information you're interested in through machine learning techniques. Today's iOS app update [...]

Cortana for iOS Gains New Look, Faster Reminder Creation and Improved Performance 2017-10-20T02:05:23+00:00

iOS 11 Installed on Almost 55% of Devices One Month After Launch

2017-10-20T02:05:21+00:00

One month after its official public release, iOS 11 has been installed on 54.49 percent of devices, according to data collected by analytics company Mixpanel. iOS 11 was first released on September 19, and while adoption has been rather slow compared to iOS 10 adoption, it is steadily picking up. At the one week mark, [...]

iOS 11 Installed on Almost 55% of Devices One Month After Launch 2017-10-20T02:05:21+00:00

Apple Shares Trailer for ‘Give Me Future’ Documentary Coming to Apple Music Nov. 17

2017-10-20T02:05:20+00:00

"Give Me Future," a documentary covering the free concert Major Lazer performed in Havana, Cuba in the spring of 2016, is coming to Apple Music on November 17. Apple shared a trailer for the documentary on its YouTube channel yesterday evening. Directed by Austin Peters, documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Major Lazer concert [...]

Apple Shares Trailer for ‘Give Me Future’ Documentary Coming to Apple Music Nov. 17 2017-10-20T02:05:20+00:00

Verizon Delays Streaming TV Service Until 2018

2017-10-20T02:05:18+00:00

Verizon is working on a streaming television service that was originally meant to debut in 2017, but its launch date has been pushed back to 2018, reports Bloomberg. Verizon is now said to be aiming to launch its online TV service in the spring of 2018, marking yet another delay as the company struggles to [...]

Verizon Delays Streaming TV Service Until 2018 2017-10-20T02:05:18+00:00

Google Chrome for iOS Updated With Drag and Drop Support, New Today Widgets

2017-10-20T02:05:16+00:00

Google yesterday updated its Chrome for iOS app, which serves as an alternate browser option for those who would prefer to use Chrome instead of the default Safari browser. The latest version of Chrome includes support for the iOS 11 Drag and Drop feature on the iPad, allowing iPad users to drag a URL from [...]

Google Chrome for iOS Updated With Drag and Drop Support, New Today Widgets 2017-10-20T02:05:16+00:00

National Association of Broadcasters Again Urges Apple to Add FM Radio to iPhones

2017-10-19T02:04:18+00:00

Following Apple's clarification that iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models do not have FM radio chips or antennas designed to support FM signals, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has expressed some doubt about Apple's statement and has called on the company to add FM functionality to its future iPhones. In a blog post, the [...]

National Association of Broadcasters Again Urges Apple to Add FM Radio to iPhones 2017-10-19T02:04:18+00:00

Facebook Officially Rolling Out ‘Explore Feed’ for Finding Non-News Feed Content

2017-10-19T02:04:16+00:00

Facebook has been testing a new "Explore Feed" that's designed to help users discover relevant content outside of the standard News Feed, and now the feature is officially rolling out to users on both mobile devices and the desktop, reports TechCrunch. Facebook confirmed the rollout of the feature in a statement:"We are beginning to roll [...]

Facebook Officially Rolling Out ‘Explore Feed’ for Finding Non-News Feed Content 2017-10-19T02:04:16+00:00

Samsung Announces ‘Bixby 2.0’ Designed for Smart Home Products Like Refrigerators and TVs

2017-10-19T02:04:14+00:00

Samsung today announced the second-generation version of its Bixby voice assistant, seven months after Bixby was first unveiled ahead of the launch of the Galaxy S8. According to Samsung, Bixby 2.0 is a "fundamental leap forward for digital assistants" and a "bold reinvention of the platform," designed with the aim of making Bixby available on [...]

Samsung Announces ‘Bixby 2.0’ Designed for Smart Home Products Like Refrigerators and TVs 2017-10-19T02:04:14+00:00