Google’s Recorder App To Get An Audio Editing Feature

Google recently announced that its Recorder App, available for Pixel 2 or newer phones, will get a new update that will make it easier for users to search through audio files. The update will allow users to select a snippet of audio from a recorded clip, which can either be shared or removed from the larger audio file. Read More

Pixel 4 Owners Can Switch To Pixel 5 With Trade-In Offers Up To $365

Google‘s most affordable flagship, Pixel 5, doesn’t seem to be boasting a very hot trade-in value when it comes to swapping from the Pixel 4 to the Pixel 5.

Google Store is offering a trade-in at checkout for Pixel 5 that includes as little as $195 for a Pixel 4 and as much as $365 for a maxed-out Pixel 4 XL, assuming there’s no damage. Read More

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Ulysses 21 To Bring Advanced Grammar And Style Check To Its iOS App

Ulysses, popular writing and Markdown editor App available for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, is getting a major update with grammar and style check. The feature is being launched for the iOS version of the App as it is already available in the Mac version.

With the latest update, Ulysses 21, users will be able to access the new Revision Mode and options to check the grammar and style of texts on their iPhones and iPads. Read More

Messenger And Instagram Chats Now Officially Merged

Instagram and Facebook Messenger have now officially merged their chats, in the implementation of the next phase of the company’s planned unified messaging service for Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.

The New York Times is reporting that Facebook plans to combine messaging services across its applications, merging chats from WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.

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iPhone 12 To Not Include EarBuds In The Box, Hints iOS 14.2 beta 2

This year we saw the departure of the charging brick from the Apple Watch box, which has lead to many speculations and gives more credibility to the rumor around the inclusion of the power adapter and the EarPods in the newest models of the upcoming iPhones. It has been in speculations for a while that Apple may stop including the power adapter and the EarPods as a way to protect the environment and reduce carbon footprint. Read More

iOS 14.2 beta 2 Adds Bubble Tea, A Transgender Flag, Ninjas, And Other New Emoji

iOS 14.2 beta 2 has now rolled out to developers, and the update includes a variety of new emoji for users. First reported by Emojipedia, the new emoji include bubble tea, a transgender flag, seal, feather, and more.

As part of the Emoji 13.0 release by the Unicode Consortium, the list of these new emoji was already approved earlier this year. Apple had first previewed these custom designs back in July, and it is finally now, in September, that we get a look at the final designs of these emoji from Apple. Read More

iHeartRadio Releases New Standalone Apple Watch App With Streaming Support Among Other Features

Many audio services seem to be taking advantage of the Apple Watch as we see iHeartRadio latest in line to launch streaming support with an Apple Watch App. It is also bringing library syncing and more features.

After Pandora launched streaming support for its Apple Watch App this February, Spotify also started testing the same in September. Now, iHeartRadio is debuting its Apple Watch App that works independently of your iPhone with streaming support and more. Read More

Google Meet Rolls Out Noise Cancellation To iOS And Android, Adds Attendance Reports For Schools

Thanks to noise cancellation on Android and iOS, Google Meet will now let users filter out disruptive sounds. Moreover, it will also add attendance reports for schools and educators.

Joining background blur, Google Meet will filter out any background noise such that you can call from any possible environment, including “keyboard typing, doors opening and closing, and construction outside your window.” Google’s “cloud-based AI” supports this feature by blocking out anything that isn’t your voice.  Read More

Brave Web Browser Adds Support In Compatibility With iOS 14 Default App Settings

The latest iOS web browser that has added support for iOS 14’s new default setting is the privacy-focused Brave Browser. The new update for the browser allows users to set Brave as their default iPhone or iPad web browser instead of the usual default Safari.

One of the most important changes in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 is the feature to change the default browser and email applications. All users have to do is open the Settings app, scroll down and look for “Brave” in the list of applications. Next, they need to choose the “Default Browser App” and make the required change. Read More