Microsoft Redesigns iOS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Microsoft has released a major update to its iOS apps, revamping the interface and adding new features. According to the release notes, Word was “redesigned from scratch,” to make the app “simpler, faster and more beautiful than before.” The word…

Google Chrome Will Start Blocking Insecure Downloads

Google announced in a blog post today that it is taking the next step toward protecting users from insecure downloads. Over the last couple of years, more and more websites are using HTTPS to secure traffic to their websites. One…

2020 iPhone May Be First Smartphone With 5nm Chip

First reported on by DigiTimes, Apple chip maker TSMC is ramping up to begin production of the A-14 chip for the 2020 iPhones. According to DigiTimes, Chinese-language site Commercial Times reports that TSMC will continue to be Apple’s sole supplier…

iOS Support Coming To Dell Mobile Connect

Dell is going to great lengths to appeal to iPhone users, with plans to expand its Mobile Connect options to iOS. Dell Mobile Connect brings some of the functionality Mac users take for granted to Dell’s ecosystem. It “provides a…

iPhone Emergency SOS Feature Saves Woman From Sexual Assault

Smartphones take a lot of flak for consuming too much time, causing eye strain, contributing to traffic accidents and more. At least one woman, however, is crediting her iPhone’s Emergency SOS feature with saving her from sexual assault. According to…

WhatsApp Ending Support For Windows Phone and Older Operating Systems

According to a support FAQ on the company’s website, WhatsApp is ending support for a number of older operating systems (OS), including Windows Phone. The post recommends using Android 4.0.3 or later and iOS 9 or later. Some phones running…

Patent Filing Sheds Light on Microsoft Cortana’s Future

Microsoft has been making big changes with Cortona, including the impending shutdown of the iOS and Android apps. A new patent filing, however, gives some insight into Microsoft’s plans for the AI assistant. First reported on by WindowsUnited (German text), Microsoft…

Twitter Fixes Serious Vulnerability in Android Client

Twitter announced Friday that it has patched a serious vulnerability in the official Twitter client for Android. According to the announcement on the company’s blog, the bug “could allow a bad actor to see nonpublic account information or to control…

Apple Expands Security Bounty Program to Include macOS

Bug bounty programs are one of the most effective tools at a company’s disposal to find and fix bugs in operating systems and software. Under such a program, security researchers are paid a bounty for vulnerabilities they find and report…

Craigslist Finally Releases Its Very Own, Official iOS App

“Better late than never” goes the old saying. Of course, well over a decade late may be pushing it a bit. Craigslist doesn’t appear to have gotten the memo, however, as they have finally released an official iOS app—a full…