As of today, Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, meaning users can no longer upgrade or downgrade to those versions of iOS using iTunes. Apple is now only signing iOS 9.3.4. iOS 9.3.2, initially released to the public on May 16, 2016, was an ...continue reading Apple Stops Signing iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3

Now it’s easier for iPhone users to tweet past their bedtimes. On Monday, Twitter added a night mode feature to its iOS app. When night mode is activated, the Twitter interface changes to darker hues so that Tweets are easier to read in low light, when you don’t want to be squinting at a bright ...continue reading Twitter rolls out night mode in its iOS app

Popular app Instapaper, designed to allow users to save notable news articles to read at a later time, has been acquired by Pinterest. Created by Marco Arment in 2008, Instapaper was one of the first apps that implemented read-it-later functionality, and it was certainly one of the most widely used and well-known apps in the ...continue reading Pinterest Acquires Read-It-Later App Instapaper

Starting today, Facebook will begin testing autoplay videos -- including ads -- with sound in its iOS and Android apps. Facebook told Mashable the test will be limited to Australian users and rolled out in two different ways to gauge how users react. In both versions of the test, sound will only play if the ...continue reading Facebook Now Testing Autoplay Videos With Sound in iOS App

Memories… light the corners of AI… misty programmed memories… of how to say my name… Barbra Streisand has already given us so much. Some of the best chick flicks of all time, like The Prince of Tides and oh my God, The Way We Were. The term “Streisand effect.” Fifty studio albums. A fun new ...continue reading Barbra Streisand says Apple is updating Siri on Sept. 30

Twitter today announced that it is expanding its "night mode" option to its iOS app, allowing Twitter users to enable a darker mode suitable for reading tweets at night. Twitter first brought night mode to Android devices in July and after a beta testing period, the company is now ready to offer the option in ...continue reading Twitter's Night Mode Now Available for iOS

NPR posted an audio interview with singer Barbra Streisand over the weekend, focusing on Streisand's North American tour of her new album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway. In the middle of the 8-minute interview Apple gets mentioned briefly, specifically regarding the way that voice assistant Siri has mispronounced Streisand's name over the last five years. ...continue reading Barbra Streisand Called Tim Cook to Fix Siri's Mispronunciation of Her Name

Competition spurs innovation, and the world of podcast apps for iOS has shown that in effect. Castro 2 ($5 in the iTunes Store) from Supertop diverges from other podcast apps, addressing the issue of managing a flood of podcast episodes and sharing episodes among other people. The app requires a new way of thinking about ...continue reading Castro 2 review: Podcast app for iOS keeps episode volumes down to a dull roar

If you’ve ever been miffed that iOS reveals your “frequently visited” websites whenever you tap Safari’s address bar, good news: that’s one of several Safari options that you can easily change. Not only can you hide Safari’s “Frequently Visited Sites” feature, you can also change the way newly opened tabs behave, pick a new folder ...continue reading 6 easy ways to customize Safari on iPhone and iPad

Fitness trackers are a dime a dozen, but devices that focus on your mind instead of body are typically overlooked—mental health is incredibly personal and can be difficult to define, which makes it even harder to measure. That’s what makes Spire, a breath -tracking device that aims to curb stress, stand out. This device was ...continue reading Spire review: Keep calm and carry on with this beautiful breath-tracking device