WhatsApp for iOS working on a redesigned voice message feature

WhatsApp for iOS is working on a redesign voice messages feature. Similar to Instagram, the chat app will show waveforms when the user is recording a message. more… The post WhatsApp for iOS working on a redesigned voice message feature appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Mark Gurman: Apple exploring future iPad designs with larger screens

In the first instalment of Bloomberg’s Power On newsletter, Mark Gurman says that Apple is currently considering future iPad designs with larger displays. The current iPad Pro maxes out at 12.9-inches diagonally. Gurman says that any new iPad screen size change is at least a ‘couple of years down the road’ and has not yet …

Comment: Allowing developers to use more RAM in iPadOS 15 will help unleash the M1 iPad Pro’s potential

When Apple announced the M1 iPad Pro in April with a new mini-LED display, the M1 chip, and up to 2TB of storage with 16GB of RAM, there was only one thing missing: the software that would take advantage of this high-end machine. more… The post Comment: Allowing developers to use more RAM in iPadOS …

These are the Android Authority team’s favorite gaming consoles of all-time

The video game console industry has a long and rich history, from the early years of Magnavox and Atari to the Nintendo/Sega era to the current Sony/Nintendo/Sega three-way fight. In other words, there’s no real shortage of machines to choose from when it comes to picking our favorite gaming consoles of all time. And that’s …

Egypt’s Minly raises $3.6M to connect celebrities and fans through personalized experiences

In the past couple of years, we’ve seen a growing trend of creators adopting digital and social media, not just as a supplement to their media presence but also as a cornerstone of their personal brand. The pandemic has surely accelerated creator economy trends. Many popular artists and figures have had to postpone concerts and …

Weekly Authority: Windows 11 and Android, next-gen foldables, and more

Welcome back to another edition of The Weekly Authority, the Android Authority newsletter that keeps an eye out for the top Android and tech news from the week. We’re peering through the looking glass again after a memorable week: it’s not often we get a new version of Windows! Popular news this week Windows 11: Thursday’s Windows 11 …

A look back at the evolution of iPhone hardware with GRID frames [Gallery]

It has been 14 years since the first iPhone was introduced by Steve Jobs, and a lot has changed since then. Each generation of the iPhone has brought unique advances that are sometimes hard to notice, but that have made a difference when we look back at the past. And that’s what I did with …

Zhiyun Smooth Q3 review: Shining a light on mobile creators

The smartphone gimbal war is now a battle of increasingly lighter and lower-cost products. At the higher end, DJI leads the space with the Osmo Mobile series and the $149 OM4. But you don’t need to spend that much to get a smartphone gimbal that does much — if not all — of the same …

This Week in Apps: Android apps on Windows 11, App Store Search Ads hit China, Apple argues against sideloading

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices …

Do tech mafias need a modern refresh?

Rumor has it, if you whisper mafia to a venture capitalist or tech reporter, a seed investment and headline appears within minutes. That process quickly turns into seconds if the mafia reference includes the letters S, T, R, I, P and E before it. Tech mafias, otherwise known as a group of early employees within …