Apple dictates that all new apps must fully support the iPhone X screen

Enlarge / Here is a comparison of the safe area in landscape mode on the iPhone 8 and on the iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Today, Apple emailed iOS developers to explore new features in iOS 11 like ARKit. In that email, the company also announced that all new apps submitted from April 2018 onward must […]

Apple adds live news videos and Winter Olympics coverage to iOS and Apple TV apps

Coinciding with the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Apple has added live news videos to its TV apps for iOS and Apple TV, as well as a dedicated PyeongChang 2018 section of its News app for iOS. In the United States, the additions provide easy access to both text and […]

5 Best Apps to Get You to Stay Focus and Beat Procrastination

Technology often takes the blame for keeping us from being productive. We often grow frustrated with notifications and emails for interfering with our lives. If you want to learn how to stop procrastinating, it may be time to stop blaming technology and start using it. Sometimes it feels like you’re fighting an uphill battle against […]

Oculus Go leak suggests launch with over 1,000 VR apps

An image leaked on Reddit shows a convincing look at what might end up being the retail packaging for Oculus Go, the standalone VR headset coming soon from Facebook. The image shows the box for the $ 200 device with available apps listed including Netflix, Hulu, Ultrawings, Facebook, The New York Times and others. Oculus Go includes […]

Voicelabs ditches analytics service to launch Alpine.ai for ecommerce voice apps

VoiceLabs today announced it will no longer provide analytics services to 3,500 developers and customers making voice apps. Instead, under the new name Alpine AI, the company will help brands and retailers create sales-driven voice apps for Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google Assistant. Alpine AI will combine learnings from running a voice app analytics […]

Amazon adds single sign-on across select Fire TV apps

Amazon teased single sign-in across apps when it launched its new 4K Fire TV last September. It’s only now, though, that the company is making good on its promise. If you have a login from a cable TV provider that supports SSO authentication (like Dish, DirecTV, AT&T Uverse, Verizon FiOS and Cox Cablevision), you can […]