watchOS 5, the operating system that runs on the Apple Watch, was introduced last week alongside iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. The update doesn’t include design changes or new watch faces, but it does introduce some fun new features that make the Apple Watch more useful than ever, like Walkie-Talkie.
We went hands-on with the new watchOS 5 update in our latest YouTube video to give MacRumors readers an idea of what to expect from the software when it launches this fall.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Walkie-Talkie, the coolest new feature in watchOS 5, will let you use the Apple Watch like, well, a Walkie-Talkie, with opt-in [...]
Twitter today announced several changes to the desktop and mobile Twitter experience to make relevant breaking news, events, and stories easier to discover.
Going forward, the Explore section of Twitter will be organized using topic tags so users can more quickly see what’s happening in news and entertainment and what’s most relevant to them.
Twitter is also improving search with related news, events, or stories that are listed at the top of search results when you search for something.
Twitter’s „Happening now“ timeline that was introduced last year for sports is being expanded to include breaking and personalized news, with [...]
Apple today introduced iOS 12 with a whole slew of updates, ranging from improvements to Do Not Disturb to a whole new activity monitoring system that tracks how much time you spend on your iPhone or iPad.
There are also new „Memoji,“ aka personalized Animojis, there’s support for Group FaceTime, and there were tons of other changes covered in the keynote event. But in addition to all of these new features, there are dozens of smaller tweaks that Apple didn’t cover in its iOS 12 announcement.
Below, we’ve rounded up a list of new, lesser-known or „hidden“ features in the new iOS 12 operating system update.
Chinese technology firm Xiaomi held a product launch event in Shenzhen today and unveiled the Mi 8, a 6.21-inch OLED smartphone that most observers would agree bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s flagship iPhone X.
Xiaomi’s Mi 8 isn’t the first recent smartphone to sport an iPhone X-esque notch and probably won’t be the last, but there are several other similarities between the two devices that are worth highlighting.
Xiaomi’s eighth-anniversary Mi 8 AMOLED smartphone For example, the cellular signal, battery, and Wi-Fi symbols sit either side of the notch, just like in iOS 11. In addition, the higher-tier Mi 8 model [...]