New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

It wasn't too long ago that Google announced a slew of new features coming to its various products, from the terrifyingly realistic Duplex phone-calling Assistant to the tantalizingly useful camera-based navigation for Maps. These new tools are start… Source: Engadget | New Google Lens features are now live on Android phones

Apple Music Gets Global Music Publishing Division

Apple has launched an internal music publishing division, headed by industry executive Elena Segal, according to Music Business Worldwide. Segal had served as Director of iTunes International since 2006, covering a wide range of legal and licensing matters for iTunes around the world. She began her new role as Apple’s Global Director of Music Publishing …

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21st Century Fox CEO Says Apple Still Just 'Dabbling' in Original TV Content

In early 2017, Apple CEO Tim Cook described the company’s plans for original TV content on Apple Music as placing a “toe in the water” for its television ambitions at the time. Eventually, Planet of the Apps and Carpool Karaoke debuted on the service, but since then frequent reports have indicated Apple is now “completely …

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Snapchat CEO on Facebook Copying Stories: They Should 'Copy Our Data Protection Practices Also'

Recode’s annual Code Conference is underway in Rancho Palos Verdes, California this week, and on Tuesday Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel took the stage to discuss the ephemeral app’s controversial update, Facebook’s copying, and the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Specifically, Spiegel is said to have “poured salt on the wound” during his 40-minute interview with Kara …

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Plex Launches a New Podcasts Beta, Revamps Mobile Apps

Plex today announced the launch of Plex Podcasts, a feature that’s designed to provide Plex users with an intuitive, customizable podcasts experience on any iOS device or Mac with no subscription or media server required. According to Plex, the new Podcasts feature offers cross-platform playback, so you can begin a podcast on one device, such …

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Analysts Cast Doubt on Report of Apple's Transition to Full OLED iPhone Lineup in 2019

On Monday, a report from South Korea’s ET News claimed that Apple’s transition to a full OLED iPhone lineup will be complete in 2019. This would mark the first time Apple has relied entirely on the organic light-emitting diode panel technology and not included LCD panels in any way, but now a group of analysts …

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How to Watch Apple's WWDC 2018 Keynote Live on Monday, June 4

WWDC 2018 starts on Monday, June 4, and as with previous years, Apple is kicking off the conference with a keynote on the first day, offering a look at some upcoming products and providing the first details on new operating systems. Rumors have suggested we could potentially see new iPad Pro models and perhaps a …

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Camera+ 2 for iOS Brings New Interface, Photo Library Integration, Raw and Depth Editing, and More

Camera+ 2 was released for iPhone and iPad today, a complete rewrite of the popular photography app of the same name that appeared almost eight years ago and sold over 14 million copies in that time. The successor app features a completely redesigned interface for accessing manual controls, raw shooting and editing, depth capture, and …

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Upcoming 'Pokémon: Let's Go' Game for Nintendo Switch Will Offer Integration With Pokémon Go on iOS

The Pokémon Company today announced the upcoming launch of Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, two games designed for the Nintendo Switch. The two new Pokémon: Let’s Go games are designed to connect to Pokémon Go on the iPhone and other mobile devices and offer many of the gameplay functions that are …

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Code in watchOS 4.3.1 Hints at Upcoming Apple Watch Face Inspired by Rainbow Flag

Apple at WWDC is expected to introduce a new pride watch face, reports 9to5Mac. The upcoming watch face is “inspired by the rainbow flag” and is likely designed to match the limited edition Rainbow Pride Woven Nylon Apple Watch band that Apple released at WWDC last year. Code for the new watch face was found …

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New Zealand Commerce Commission Warns Apple About Misleading Consumers

The New Zealand Commerce Commission today sent a warning to Apple over concerns that the company misled customers about their replacement rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act and Fair Trading Act, reports the New Zealand Herald. According to the commission, Apple may have violated New Zealand consumer law by telling customers its products have a …

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Zipcar rolls out the UK's biggest zero-emission car-share fleet

The UK's Zipcar club is going green. This summer, the car-sharing company will begin adding Volkswagen e-Golfs to its London fleet, starting with 100 in July and totalling 325 by the end of the year. Other car clubs already have EVs on the roads in t… Source: Engadget | Zipcar rolls out the UK's biggest …

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Pegatron Tipped to Manufacture Upcoming 'ARM-Based MacBook'

Pegatron has been tipped to land orders from Apple to produce an ARM-based MacBook, according to a brief DigiTimes report out on Tuesday. Citing industry sources, the Taiwan-based website claims the new MacBook model is internally codenamed “Star” and carries the series number N84, but the report mentions no specific production timeline. Pegatron is likely …

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