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WhatsApp moves closer to allowing Android-to-iOS chat transfer

When buying a new phone, people tend to transfer all of their data from the old device. This includes photos, contacts, notes, and more. WhatsApp has allowed users to back up their chat histories for years. However, users could only restore these backups on the same platform. So those moving from one operating system to...

iOS devs can now create custom discount codes for their app

Every now and then, Apple adds new tools to its App Store Connect platform for developers to utilize. For example, the company started allowing them to create custom App Store product pages last month. The latest addition to the platform revolves around subscriptions and winning back users who have cancelled. iOS developers can finally create...

Apple has seeded iOS 15.3 Release Candidate to registered developers

Apple has seeded the Release Candidate (RC) of iOS 15.3 to registered developers. This comes after the release of iOS 15.2.1 to the public last week. This RC build of the upcoming iOS release is now available to download as an over-the-air (OTA) update if you have the beta profile installed on your iPhone. We...

Gender-specific translations make their way to the Google Translate app on iOS

We live on an increasingly-diverse planet. Thanks to the internet, planes and other modern forms of transportation, and globalization, people from completely different backgrounds often find themselves interacting with each other -- online or otherwise. The English language acts as a lingua franca in many cases, as it's widely taught and spoken around the globe....

XDA Basics: How to uninstall an app on your iPhone

You may want to uninstall an app on your iPhone for several reasons. For starters, deleting apps can free some memory if you're running low on storage and don't want to buy a new iPhone. In other instances, you're just no longer using an app and want to get rid of it. The good news...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 12: Which affordable phone should you buy?

The dilemmas associated with choosing a smartphone to buy only get more complicated with every new release. With companies revealing new phones all year round, customers have plenty of brands, models, and qualities to choose from. Depending on your budget, you will find yourself facing several devices with varying features for the same price tag....

Malicious websites can access some of your Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari

Apple markets itself as a privacy-focused corporation, but no internet-connected device is truly secure. And despite its claims, the company sometimes takes a long time to patch reported exploits. The latest report highlights that malicious websites can access some of users' Google account details and recent browsing history on Safari. The exploit was shared with...

WhatsApp inches forward on bringing Reactions to its app

Meta-owned WhatsApp has been actively developing its app and working on new features. The latest beta version of the app on iOS reveals that a new feature could be arriving soon. WABetaInfo -- noted for their leaks on WhatsApp -- shared a while back that the company has been working on iMessage-like Message Reactions. In their...

How to identify music playing around you, without installing any apps on your iPhone

Do you ever wonder what song a certain store is playing? Did someone just drive by while playing catchy music and you're dying to know the track's name? There are plenty of apps out there that can recognize the tunes playing in the background, such as Shazam and SoundHound. Apple acquired the former and integrated...

Fortnite returns to iOS through NVIDIA GeForce Now

You're probably aware of the Epic Games versus Apple battle by now. For the unfamiliar, the former implemented its own in-app purchase (IAP) system on Fortnite for iOS. The implementation violates Apple's App Store guidelines and got the game kicked out of the store. Until now, iPhone users had no official way to play the...

Locket is a simpler Snapchat that lives on your iPhone’s Home Screen

We live in an increasingly social world -- digitally, at least. Every now and then, a new application appears and gains popularity. And as the number of these social platforms increases, coming up with original ideas becomes harder. There are photo/video-focused apps, such as Instagram, and other ones that focus more on text, like Twitter....

How to use two WhatsApp accounts on an iPhone

WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging (IM) apps out there. The Meta-owned service is used by billions of people worldwide. However, it comes with some limitations that aren't present on some other IM apps -- such as the lack of an Apple Watch app. Telegram, for example, allows users to quickly switch between...