Microsoft today launched a rebranded Microsoft News app for iOS and Android. The company is also using the name for its engine that powers the popular MSN.com site, as well as the news in their Edge browser, Windows 10, Skype, Xbox and Outlook.com.
Instagram on Wednesday announced that it has developed a new app called IGTV. The app is aimed squarely at YouTube and other long-form video services, allowing creators to upload full-screen, vertical videos up to 1-hour in length.
Apple is getting into children’s programming, reports Variety. The outlet says that the company has inked a multi-series deal with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind “Sesame Street” that has won countless awards over its 50-year history.
Apple Watch used to recognize only the wireless networks you previously connected to on your iPhone, but not anymore. Thanks to watchOS 5, you can now manually connect to nearby Wi-Fi networks on the go, directly from your wrist, no iPhone needed whatsoever.
Second developer betas of iOS 12, macOS Mojave 10.14, tvOS 12 and watchOS 5 that Apple released yesterday caused intermittent connection issues with Siri on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, Apple Watch and even HomePod.
After launching in Poland yesterday, the Apple Pay mobile payment service is now available to customers in Norway, a 5.2 million people country where contactless payments are widely accepted. The service recently launched in Ukraine, too.