WhatsApp For Android Picture-In-Picture Feature Now Available

A couple of months ago, it was spotted that the WhatsApp beta for Android had a picture-in-picture mode in testing. Now according to various Android user reports, it looks like the feature has finally started rolling out to Android users so if you haven’t updated your WhatsApp yet, you probably should.


Google Mobile Updated With Material Design

If you’re a fan of Google’s Material Design language, then you might be interested to learn that Google has started to roll out an updated design to its mobile website, where as you can see in the screenshots above, it has been updated with a Material Design makeover. It’s not particularly obvious but there are some changes.


Woman Claims Water-Resistant iPhone Saved Her Life After Boat Capsize

Apple’s newer iPhone models all feature water-resistance which is great for the accidental drop in the toilet or the swimming pool, but in the latest story, it seems that the iPhone managed to save a woman’s life after her boat had capsized in Japan, where its water-resistant capabilities allowed her to make a call to Japan’s coast guard who ultimately came to rescue them.


Yellow Could Be A Potential Color Option For The Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphones usually come in pretty somber color options, but if the rumors are true, the Samsung Galaxy S10 could come in a nice yellow finish. However the catch is that this yellow finish could be exclusive to the smallest variant of the Galaxy S10.


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Potential Huawei P30 Pro Design Revealed

With 2019 coming up on us, this means that companies such as Huawei probably have their next flagship planned for 2019 with their P-series (the company typically releases two flagships a year). Based on the naming scheme, chances are 2019 will be bringing us the P30 and the P30 Pro.


Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone Could Feature A 6,000mAh Battery

Apart from showing off the phone’s existence during the Samsung Developer’s Conference, not much else is known about the phone, such as its display size, resolution, choice of chipset, price, and so on. However according to research done by CGS-CIMB Research of Korea, some predictions about the phone have been made, namely its battery size.


Netflix Certifies More Devices That Support HD & HDR

If you’re hoping to enjoy Netflix in HD or HDR on your phone, you might be interested to learn that Netflix has recently certified a bunch of new devices which means that these devices will support HD and HDR10 Netflix playback. These include brands from the likes of Huawei, LG, and Sony, just to name a few.


T-Mobile’s Parent Company Could Replace Huawei’s Equipment As Well

The other day it was reported that Sprint’s parent company, Softbank, would be replacing some of its equipment that was provided/built by Huawei. It seems that they are not alone because in a report from Reuters, it looks like T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom could also be considering a similar move.


Customer Sues Apple Over iPhone’s Notch, Claims To Be Misled

Until companies can find a way to place the smartphone’s earpiece, camera, and front facing camera directly under the screen of the phone itself, the notch design is here to stay. For some this is an unfortunate reality, although many have since gotten used to it or have made peace with it.


Notable Apple Analyst Further Slashes Estimates Of The iPhone XR

Apple’s iPhone XR is meant to represent a version of the iPhone that for the most part, shares some of the high-end features of the iPhone XS and XS Max, but is priced slightly more affordable (relatively). One might think that based on this, it could be a hit amongst customers who’d rather not shell out over $1,000 for the iPhone XS.


Jailbreak App Store Cydia Store Announces Its Shut Down

For the longest time ever, jailbroken iOS devices would source their apps via Cydia which was the official app store for jailbroken iOS devices. Unfortunately it seems that in the future, users who jailbreak their devices will need to start sourcing their apps from elsewhere as Cydia’s creator, Saurik, has announced that the app store will be shutting down.


Tumblr Finally Returns To The iOS App Store

It has been a month or so since Tumblr was removed from the iOS App Store over certain pornographic content. For those who are looking to use the Tumblr app on their phones again (assuming you did not download it earlier), you’ll be pleased to learn that Tumblr’s app is once again available from the iOS App Store.


California Could Be Considering Taxing Texting

It seems that residents of California might be able to expect their text messages to cost more than before. This is because the state’s Public Utilities Commission is considering a plan in which your text messages could get taxed, potentially resulting in higher text messaging rates by carriers.


Apple Wants To Make Group FaceTime Audio More Realistic

One of the new features Apple introduced in the latest update to iOS and macOS is group FaceTime calls. This is a long overdue feature that has been promised for years, and is finally available. However we imagine that like with most group video/audio chats, this can get messy when multiple people talk at once.