Twitter demonstrates the future of Windows 10 apps

Microsoft revealed earlier this year that the company will fully support Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in Windows 10. These new apps use the latest web technologies to make websites work better offline, and include support for push notifications. They’re lightweight apps, and many companies are starting to shift their mobile apps towards PWAs. Microsoft is planning to allow PWAs in the company’s Microsoft Store, and … Continue reading Twitter demonstrates the future of Windows 10 apps

Apple’s slate of original TV shows will reportedly rollout as early as next March

It’s long been known that Apple is aggressively eyeing Hollywood and original content, but now a New York Times report sheds more light on the company’s vigorous push into series programming. According to the report, entertainment executives who met with Apple told the NYT that the company’s new programming has a planned rollout of sometime between March 2019 and summer 2019. Apple currently has a … Continue reading Apple’s slate of original TV shows will reportedly rollout as early as next March

Apple reportedly unveiling a cheaper iPad next week

Apple is holding an education-focused event on Tuesday that teases “creative new ideas for teachers and students.” While rumors previously suggested a cheaper MacBook will arrive soon, it appears Apple will be focusing on the iPad next week. Bloomberg reports that a “low-cost iPad” will be announced alongside new education software next week. Rumors previously suggested Apple is preparing to launch a $259 budget iPad … Continue reading Apple reportedly unveiling a cheaper iPad next week

Google Maps for iOS now tells you how long restaurant wait times are

Google Maps for iOS has introduced a new feature in version 4.47 that shows the average waiting time for over a million restaurants at different parts of the day, as reported by Engadget. When looking up a restaurant, Google Maps now tells you the average wait time to get seated under the graph that shows how busy a restaurant usually is through the day. This … Continue reading Google Maps for iOS now tells you how long restaurant wait times are

Google and LG will show off an extremely high-res VR display in May

Google and LG are set to present an 18-megapixel 4.3-inch OLED headset display with 1443 ppi and a higher refresh rate of 120Hz during the Display Week 2018 trade show in late May. The display will have a wide field of view and high acuity. The advanced program for the expo was spotted by Android Police via OLED-Info. Those specs make the forthcoming headset better … Continue reading Google and LG will show off an extremely high-res VR display in May

Apple is buying the ‘Netflix of magazines’ for an undisclosed amount

Apple is buying a digital magazine subscription service known as the “Netflix of magazines,” which lets readers access over 200 magazines for a monthly fee. The acquisition of the service Texture, owned by Next Issue Media, comes at a time when news publishing as an industry is being shaken up by fake news accusations and Facebook’s changing algorithms in ways that prioritize friend activity over … Continue reading Apple is buying the ‘Netflix of magazines’ for an undisclosed amount

WhatsApp messages can now be deleted an hour after you sent them by mistake

WhatsApp has quietly changed the way its message deletion feature works. Originally introduced in October, the WhatsApp “delete for everyone” used to only allow you to delete messages up to seven minutes after you sent them. WABetaInfo has noticed that the latest version of WhatsApp extends that time limit significantly to one hour, eight minutes, and 16 seconds. It’s not clear why the limit is … Continue reading WhatsApp messages can now be deleted an hour after you sent them by mistake