Apps

Instagram is testing Nametags

Yes, Facebook-owned Instagram appears to be testing another feature ripped off from Snapchat: Snapcodes. Called Nametags, it’s based on various color options and a custom pattern of emoji or an augmented-reality based selfie. Other people will be able to follow you simply by scanning your Nametag in Instagram, no typing required.

Fortnite now available on iOS for everyone

Epic Games announced on Monday that Fortnite is now available on iOS for everyone. The popular title landed on Apple’s mobile platform last month, but it was restricted as an invite-only beta. Today, that restriction has been lifted, allowing anyone with a compatible device to get in on the action.