Epic pulls its ‘Infinity Blade’ mobile games from the App Store

[embedded content] The company didn’t talk about those business concerns in the post, instead referencing development of its Bad Robot-linked game Spyjinx as a focus. Of course, Epic also recently announce that it has ended development on Unreal Tournament projects to focus on Fortnite, so this could just be a result of that game sucking … Read moreEpic pulls its ‘Infinity Blade’ mobile games from the App Store

Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction

Apple has filed an appeal to overturn a court decision that could ban iPhone sales in China, the company said on Monday, adding that all of its models remain available in its third-largest market. The American giant is locked in a legal battle in the world’s biggest smartphone market. On Monday, Qualcomm announced that a … Read moreApple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction

Google adds Lens to its iOS search app

You no longer have to fire up Google Photos if you want to use Lens searches on your iPhone. Google has rolled the AI-based feature into its iOS search app, putting it in a more logical place than your image library. Tap the Lens icon in the search bar and you can point your device … Read moreGoogle adds Lens to its iOS search app

Google Fit gets improved activity logging and a breathing exercise

Google Fit, Google’ s activity-tracking app for Android, is getting a small but meaningful update today that adds a few new features that’ll likely make its regular users quite happy. Some are pretty basic, like the launch of a Fit widget for your Android home screen, while others introduce new features like a breathing exercise … Read moreGoogle Fit gets improved activity logging and a breathing exercise

Instagram adds walkie-talkie voice messages

The feature should be available worldwide on both Android and iOS. Voice messaging certainly isn’t new to Facebook — Messenger had it back in 2013. This is an acknowledgement that many people now use Instagram as their main chat platform, and that they want many of the same messaging features you expect from other apps. … Read moreInstagram adds walkie-talkie voice messages

Google Maps for iPhone now includes personalized recommendations

The feature can provide you with news and updates on events, activities, openings, pop-ups and even menu changes in neighborhoods, restaurants and stores you follow. It also suggests new places for you to check out. The update is rolling out today, and it follows the arrival of the Group Planning feature in September, which helps … Read moreGoogle Maps for iPhone now includes personalized recommendations

Samsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

This definitely doesn’t represent the final design. The blocky casing suggests that it’s either a test mule with a generic body or else a heavily disguised version of the final product. We’d add that Samsung has been known to change designs rapidly, such as when it redesigned the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in a matter of … Read moreSamsung Galaxy S10 rumor hints at a corner notch

Google’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

The other specifications of the larger ‘Lite’ phone aren’t clear, although they’re expected to be similar to the regular version. If so, you’d get a reasonably speedy Snapdragon 670, 4GB of RAM, a 12-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel selfie shooter and 32GB of base storage. And yes, the parity would mean the inclusion of a … Read moreGoogle’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

Google’s Android file manager now supports USB drives

The update also lets you see the entire folder structures for storage both on and off the device. You shouldn’t have trouble tracking down a file in an unusual location, or moving it to a specific folder. Simply put, Files is more of a viable alternative to existing managers if you regularly shuttle data back … Read moreGoogle’s Android file manager now supports USB drives

Google winds down support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

This doesn’t leave Ice Cream Sandwich users completely high and dry, but it will prompt some serious decisions. Many developers will have to either deliver at least two versions of their app (with and without legacy support) or else accept that they’re losing a portion of their potential audience, however small it might be. It … Read moreGoogle winds down support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich