Day: May 15, 2018

iPad Pro and iPhone X Win 'Displays of the Year' Awards

The iPad Pro and the iPhone X were today named Displays of the Year by The Society for Information Display (SID) during the annual Display Industry Awards that will take place at Display Week, a yearly symposium and trade show. The display awards are meant to highlight “high-quality, innovative work that is taking place in …

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DirecTV Now Launches Cloud DVR With 20 Hours of Storage at No Extra Monthly Cost

DirecTV Now is today officially launching its “True Cloud DVR” for all subscribers of the cord-cutting service, while still retaining that the DVR is in beta at this point. The new DVR feature supports 20 hours of recorded shows and movies on DirecTV Now across devices — including Apple TV and iPhone/iPad — at no …

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Tapbots Launches Tweetbot 3 for Mac With Redesigned Interface, New Features

Tapbots is today launching Tweetbot 3, a new and updated version of its popular Tweetbot for Mac app. Tweetbot 3 features a revamped interface that was rewritten from the ground up for the Mac. Compared to Tweetbot 2, the new app features a cleaner interface with more white space, persistent icons for replying, retweeting, liking, …

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YouTube Testing Incognito Mode for Private Video Browsing in Mobile App

Google has offered an Incognito Mode in its Chrome web browser for nearly ten years now, offering users the chance to disable their browsing history and web cache while the mode remains active. Features like Incognito Mode offer peace of mind since users can navigate to any website without being tracked and without cookies being …

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WhatsApp Updates With New Group Features and More Admin Controls

Facebook-owned chat app WhatsApp today updated its iOS and Android applications with a collection of new features aimed at making group chats more in-depth and easier to catch up with. The update also introduces revamped administrator controls to enhance a group’s privacy during chats. To start, users can set a short blurb under their group …

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Apple News Now Allows All Publishers to Serve Ads via Google DoubleClick

Apple News now lets all publishers use Google’s industry standard ad-serving tool DoubleClick, after limited testing last year. Apple told Digiday that DoubleClick can now be used to serve traditional banner ads on Apple News, including animated GIF ads, but it can’t yet be used to serve HTML5-based ads or pre-roll video ads in the …

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B&H Photo Launches New Apple Sale: Save on MacBook Pro and Air, iMac and iMac Pro, and More

Apple device reseller B&H Photo today opened up a new Apple sale, which includes instant savings on products like the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, iMac Pro, and more. As usual, B&H Photo doesn’t collect sales tax on orders shipped to addresses outside of New York and New Jersey, and most orders over $49 will …

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Adonit Releases 'Snap 2' Selfie Stylus for iPhones

Adonit today announced the launch of the Snap 2, an accessory that melds a traditional stylus with selfie stick functionality. Designed for customers who use social media apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the Bluetooth-enabled Snap 2 offers a PixelPoint tip for taking notes, making sketches, drawing, and other purposes, along with a built-in Bluetooth camera …

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Twelve South Debuts New 'AirFly' Wireless Transmitter for Using AirPods With In-Flight Entertainment Systems

Twelve South today announced the launch of the AirFly, a new adapter accessory that’s designed to let you use your AirPods or other Bluetooth headphones in situations where only wired headphone jacks are available, such as on an airplane or at the gym. When you fly, in-flight entertainment systems often require you to plug wired …

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FileMaker 17 Launches With Improvements to App Development Speed and Interface

Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of FileMaker 17, the newest version of the company’s popular database platform designed to make it easy for businesses to create a range of customized apps able to operate effortlessly across iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, and the Web. Version 17 of the FileMaker software focuses on speeding up …

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Adobe Makes XD Design Software Free Through New XD CC Starter Plan

Adobe today announced the launch of the XD CC Starter plan, which provides users with free access to Adobe’s all-in-one UX/UI design platform. Adobe’s new XD CC Starter plan offers no-cost usage of Adobe XD for Mac and Windows and mobile apps for iOS and Android to allow users to design, prototype, and share user …

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Apple Music Has Over 50 Million Paid Subscribers and Free Trial Users Combined

Apple Music now has over 50 million users on either paid subscriptions or free trials, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Cook revealed the updated total in an interview with Bloomberg Television, nearly five weeks after Apple’s services chief Eddy Cue said Apple Music had 48 million users, including 40 million paying and eight million …

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Tim Cook Told Donald Trump China Tariffs Are 'Not the Right Approach' in Recent Meeting

Apple CEO Tim Cook conducted a private meeting with United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday, April 25, where the discussion was said to be focused “on trade.” Following a recent interview with Bloomberg Television, Cook divulged more details about the meeting, mentioning that the two men discussed topics like recently imposed tariffs on China …

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Google Announces New Cloud Storage Plans Including 2TB for $9.99 a Month

Google has announced a new series of cloud storage plans arriving for Google Account holders, including a new family option for divvying up a single storage plan amongst up to five members. Called Google One, the new plans will replace existing Google Drive paid storage plans and include 100GB storage for $1.99 a month, 200GB …

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