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  • Apple rewards the 14-year-old who discovered the FaceTime bug

    Apple rewards 14-year-old who discovered the FaceTime bug

    February 10, 2019 • GeneralComments (0)

    After deploying a fix for its notorious FaceTime bug, Apple is compensating the boy who discovered it in the first place. A 14-year-old high school student named Grant Thompson from Tucson, Arizona was the first to pick up on the FaceTime bug. Thompson...

  • LG South Africa unveils new WhatsApp service

    WhatsApp introduces new privacy settings for iPhone

    February 6, 2019 • Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Popular Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp has updated its iOS app, on Tuesday, 05 February with support for biometric authentication, allowing users to ‘lock’ the app with Face ID or Touch ID. To activate the new feature, you’ll need to head to the...

  • A bug in Apple's FaceTime video-calling application allows a caller to hear audio on the receiving end before the call is actually answered.

    Callers can hear you over FaceTime before you answer

    January 29, 2019 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Callers can hear you over FaceTime before you answer

    A bug in Apple’s FaceTime video-calling application allows a caller to hear audio on the receiving end before the call is actually answered. Considered a major privacy issue, many users fear that this could be used for malicious intent because you can...

  • Android gets Twitter's reverse-chronological feed

    Android gets Twitter’s reverse-chronological feed

    January 16, 2019 • Online & SocialComments Off on Android gets Twitter’s reverse-chronological feed

    Android, we got you. Starting today, tap ✨ to switch between latest and top Tweets. pic.twitter.com/7rXo3BNEJ6 — Twitter (@Twitter) January 15, 2019 After bringing back the reverse-chronological timeline to iOS in December, Twitter is doing the same for...

  • Instagram rolls out multiple account feature

    January 12, 2019 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram rolls out multiple account feature

    To simplify the lives for multi-Instagram account owners, the company has begun rolling out a new feature that lets ‘grammers posts their pics to multiple accounts simultaneously. In a recent interview with TechCrunch, a company spokesperson stated that...

  • Giphy introduces iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension

    December 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Online & SocialComments Off on Giphy introduces iOS compatible GIF keyboard extension

    This week Giphy revealed an extension for its mobile app that brings a GIF keyboard to all multimedia-supporting applications. Giphy has udpated its iOS app to include a new sticker-making tool and a keyboard extension that you could incorporate into text....

  • Google rolls out Android features to iOS

    December 13, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google rolls out Android features to iOS

    In June 2018, Google launched the For You recommendations section in Maps for Android, and in October 2018, the Pixel 3 lineup came with Lens already integrated into the default camera app. Google has now announced the roll-out of both features coming to iOS....

  • Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    December 11, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Microsoft Edge Web Browser will be available on the Mac

    To deepen its commitment to open source projects in addition to making their own Edge compatible with more websites and platforms like macOS, Microsoft is rebuilding its browser based on the Chromium Project. Microsoft Windows Corporate VP Joe...

  • NBA 2K Mobile delivers console quality graphics and lifelike NBA 2K action on the go like never before.

    New NBA 2K mobile available on iOS

    November 21, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on New NBA 2K mobile available on iOS

    2K and Cat Daddy Studios have announced that the all-new NBA 2K Mobile is now available for free on iOS and is coming soon to Android. NBA 2K Mobile delivers console quality graphics and lifelike NBA 2K action on the go. “NBA 2K Mobile presents an all-new...

  • Skype calling now available on Alexa

    November 21, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Skype calling now available on Alexa

    If you’ve got an Amazon Echo device, you’d soon be able to call your friends and family on Skype via Alexa – no matter what device they are using. Microsoft, announced this week that Amazon’s Echo lineup will support basic calling on Skype;...

  • Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    October 19, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Spotify launches app for your smartwatch

    Spotify has launched a new app for smartwatches running WearOS by Google. Users can, at long last, control their playlists from their wrists! The application functions similarly to the already existing, but very limited, Wear OS Galaxy Watch app version,...

  • The voice messaging function is available on the LinkedIn mobile app for Android and iOS.

    LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    August 1, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on LinkedIn adds voice messaging function

    LinkedIn announced that it is adding voice messaging to its social network. LinkedIn is letting users communicate with contacts by recording and sending voice messages of up to a minute long. According to LinkedIn, the function has been developed to help...

  • Draw inspiration anywhere with Affinity Designer for iPad

    Draw inspiration anywhere with Affinity Designer for iPad

    August 1, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Draw inspiration anywhere with Affinity Designer for iPad

    Affinity Designer for iPad brings professional vector graphic design to the iPad for the first time. Developed with input from a team of leading professional graphic designers and based on Apple Design Award-winning technology, Affinity Designer is the most...

  • Five tips for pentesters in iOS

    Five tips for pentesters in iOS

    August 1, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on Five tips for pentesters in iOS

    As our phones play an increasingly essential role in our lives, releasing secure applications has become a necessity for protecting end users. As a result, the role of pentesters has gained importance in identifying unwanted behaviors, such as allowing data...

  • All things Apple from WWDC 2018

    June 7, 2018 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off on All things Apple from WWDC 2018

    Apple announced a range of new developments at their annual Worldwide Developers Conference, WWDC, this week. The conference kicked off on Monday June 4, with a two-hour presentation from Apple in which top executives took the stage at the San Jose Convention...

  • Fitbit launch first smartwatch in South Africa

    Fitbit Ionic smartwatch launches in South Africa

    October 13, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Fitbit Ionic smartwatch launches in South Africa

    The Core Group has launched Fitbit’s first smartwatch in South Africa. Fitbit Ionic, a cross-platform high-end smartwatch, is available immediately from a variety of retailers across South Africa at a Recommended Retail Price of R5499. Fitbit Ionic was...