As of yesterday, the internet was in a frenzy with people saying how fed up they were with a code that shuts down their iPhones, Macs and Apple Watches. The hardy giant that is known for its immunity against any virus, witnessed an obstinate bug take over its OS.
The ‘Unicode of Death’ as it is called, is said to have a code that contains Marathi and Arabic symbols. When sent as a text message, it shuts down your iPhone, causing it to reboot without prior notice and even crashes apps. The bug is so effective that it can even work when the message shows up on your home screen.
The crashing seems to occur in iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3 versions and can be [...]
Skype has again updated its Android application specially for tablets. The company seems to have focus on optimizing its application for Tablet users. The Skype 4.5 for tablets brings some new features like picture in picture window and new pinch to browse feature.
Skype is the first Android application to offer a picture in picture window that lets you see the video call even when you switch away to other applications. Which means, users can simply use the tablet for anything, surfing the web or playing games while the video call is still active. Skype is trying to create the Snap View type of experience that is [...]
Apple has released iOS 7.0.4 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch which is now available for download as an OTA update as well as via iTunes.
According to the company iOS 7.0.4 brings bug fixes and improvements, including a fix for FaceTime call issue which used to fail for some users. The update also include a security features which fixes a issue where app and in-app purchases could have been completed with incomplete authorization.
Users with iPhone 4 or later, iPod touch 5th generation or later and iPad 2 or later running iOS 5 or later, the [...]
BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS was available some time back for Android devices and iPhones. At present the BBM app on Android has more than 10,000,000 downloads and a big number of downloads from iPhones as well.
Now, this number will increase soon, as BlackBerry has announced that BBM app for iOS will now support iPads and iPods as well(Good news for BB fans), the only condition would be you should be on iOS 6 or higher. That is not all, alongside the addition of the apps compatibility with iPads and iPods the company has also issued some bug fixes that will take care of the problems like battery drainage [...]
After all the major launches yesterday, Apple has also rolled out an update for its latest iOS. The iOS 7.0.3 update adds the iCloud Keychain feature, which allows users to create and easily fill passwords for websites they visit through the default browser.
The latest iOS 7.0.3 update is said to fix several iMessage bugs, like resolving one issue where messages failed to send, and also fixes another bug that sometimes did not allows activation for the iMessage. Apple has also added back the ability to search the web and Wikipedia from Spotlight search and the update have focused on fixing an accelerometer calibration issue.
Apple is also responding [...]
Google Maps For iOS might not have satisfied every user, but Google is constantly trying to improve its map on the iOS devices through updates often.
The new release shows brief route previews with traffic overlays, which makes it easier and less complicated ways to get from one place to another. If you are not aware of how to use the Google Maps on the iOS devices you can also browse a new Tips and Tricks section for help.
The company also claims in the version 2.3.4 update release notes that the new version brings enhanced support for the Arabic [...]
Samsungs chat service, ChatOn recently crossed over 100 million users with its chat service all across the world. While, ChatON is not much popular in many countries, but at the same time its popular in some countries like China and India.
Samsung has released the 3.0 version of ChatON to the Play Store, which includes a fresh interface and a few more changes. Many of your devices might have updated the app by now.
The new UI is simple and user friendly as users can now change the background wallpaper of My Page, ChatON’s social network profile page and add videos, images, and [...]