iOS and Android keyboard app SwiftKey today announced its „biggest update“ since the company was acquired by Microsoft in April of 2016. SwiftKey 7.0 includes a „Toolbar“ designed to give users fast access to features that are both old and new.
Found under a new „+“ sign to the left of the prediction bar, Toolbar will give iOS users the ability to quickly add emoji, GIFs, and items copied from the Clipboard into their messages, as well as customize the keyboard’s theme.
For Android users, Toolbar will house a few additional features like stickers, collections, calendar, and quick settings. SwiftKey 7.0 also adds in eight [...]
Apple recently updated its Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) licensing program to include specifications for USB-C ports and a Lightning to 3.5mm output cable (via 9to5Mac).
With the new specifications, accessory makers will be able to include USB-C ports on MFi-certified charging accessories designed for the iOS and Mac, with those accessories able to use the USB-C cables that ship with new Macs.
Third-party MFi accessories that include Lightning ports are able to offer passthrough charging, but Apple’s new specifications do not allow the USB-C port built into an accessory to be used for passthrough charging or syncing of an iOS device.
One of the minor disadvantages of buying an iPhone X early is having to wait for developers to update their apps with support for the smartphone’s taller display. Many popular apps were updated within a few weeks after the device launched, but over four months later, there are still some notable omissions.
MacRumors recently asked our readers to share their favorite apps that have yet to be optimized for the iPhone X display. Then, we reached out to the developers of each app to ask them if and when they will release updates with iPhone X support. We’ve included comments from every company that responded below.Apple
Apple did not respond to multiple [...]
Apple today released a new update for its Apple Music app designed to be used on Android devices, which Apple says significantly improves stability to make music playback more reliable.
Apple says today’s Apple Music Android update also introduces „new experiences“ for music videos. Users can now watch music videos in fullscreen or inside Now Playing and music videos will continue to play while browsing other areas of the app.
Music videos can also be added to playlists to watch them back to back, and you can listen to music videos in the background while using other apps.
Apple has offered an Apple Music for Android app since November [...]