Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

Twitter-Musk drama escalates in legal filings claiming bad behavior

Twitter-Musk drama escalates in legal filings claiming bad behavior

The Twitter-Elon Musk saga continued this week, as the two parties traded barbs in legal filings ahead of a five-day trial that’s scheduled to start Oct. 17. Newly released legal documents from lawyers representing Musk in a countersuit against Twitter claim the social media company engaged in a scheme to “mislead investors” by providing false … Read more

Snapchat is coming to the web after more than a decade as a mobile app

Snapchat is coming to the web after more than a decade as a mobile app

Snapchat founder and CEO Evan Spiegel attends a session during the Viva Technology show in Paris on June 17, 2022. Eric Piermont | AFP | Getty Images After over a decade as a mobile-only service, Snapchat is coming your desktop. Snap, the parent of the popular photo and messaging app, said Monday that it’s debuting … Read more

Android 13 Final Beta Improves Security and Privacy, and More

Android 13 Final Beta Improves Security and Privacy, and More

The latest beta of Android 13 is a final update that allows developers to make sure their apps are ready for the new Android release when it becomes available in a few weeks, says Google. Android 13 includes a number of behavior changes that will affect all apps running on it, regardless of their declared … Read more

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently … Read more

Asmongold banned from Twitch following Diablo Immortal fiasco

Asmongold banned from Twitch following Diablo Immortal fiasco

▲ Image via Asmongold on Twitch Asmongold recently became one of the most-viewed accounts on Twitch’s streaming platform thanks to his outspoken coverage of the Amber Heard vs. Johnny Depp trials. But his backup account, Zackrawrr, was quietly banned by Twitch on June 10. Asmongold has been frequently streaming on his backup account. But followers … Read more

New features coming to iPhones this fall

New features coming to iPhones this fall

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 6, 2022. Peter Dasilva | Reuters Apple announced the biggest iPhone software update of the year this week. The software, revealed Monday during Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, includes the biggest change to the look of the iPhone’s lock screen … Read more

Apple iPhone 14 may get always-on display, new software hints

Apple iPhone 14 may get always-on display, new software hints

Apple iOS 16 Source: Apple Apple announced its new iPhone software, iOS 16, during its developers conference on Monday. The new lock screen customization options suggest that at least one of this year’s new iPhones will get a feature Android phones have had for years: an always-on display. Apple’s iOS 16 software, which is in … Read more

Asmongold responds to community backlash over pay-to-win Diablo Immortal stream by deleting criticism on Reddit

Asmongold responds to community backlash over pay-to-win Diablo Immortal stream by deleting criticism on Reddit

Asmongold is currently under for after silencing criticism over his Diablo Immortal streams. In the past, Asmongold has been very outspoken about hating pay-to-win games. He specifically called out Blizzard when Diablo Immortal was first announced in May 2022, joking that he would need a “small loan of $50,000” to play the mobile game. Despite … Read more

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From the App Store

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From the App Store

After several iOS developers reported Apple warned them it would remove a number of their apps, Apple has confirmed and clarified its policy about removing outdated apps from the App Store. The policy has been enforced since 2016 and affects apps that have not been updated within the last three years. Several app makers, including … Read more