Instagram subscription payments may be coming as the company explores monetization options with a new Exclusive Stories feature limiting content to fans who'd pay to follow you.
Engineers at Apple and Cloudflare, a web infrastructure company providing content delivery network services, announced today that they have collaboratively developed a new internet protocol focused on privacy.
In response to privacy concerns raised a few days ago in an article by the British newspaper the Guardian, Apple has temporarily suspended the Siri grading program globally, saying that an upcoming iOS software update will give its customers new controls so they could choose whether they would like to participate in the grading process or not.
In October, iDownloadBlog was among first to report on Instagram's horizontally scrolling design for posts in the Explore tab. That test has now expanded to the main feed, with a huge number of users in the UK and elsewhere spotting it on Thursday afternoon.
Google's YouTube is currently running a trial with a small subset of its user base of a potentially controversial new feature that would replace the current reverse chronological order in Subscription feeds with non-chronological video ordering.
In yet another effort to focus on users' well-being, Instagram's new feature will inform users when they've seen all new post published by their followers in the last 48 hours.
The kind of mobile portraiture photography popularized by Apple's iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X may soon be coming to the world's top photo-sharing service, Instagram.
Niantic Labs, the developer behind Pokémon GO, is working on a new augmented reality smartphone game based on the Harry Potter franchise that will release in 2018.
Apple has officially debunked this year's popular rumor that Face ID was its plan B should its engineers fail to integrate Touch ID underneath the phone's cover glass.
As rumored previously and reported by The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Apple could be gearing up to hold a major product launch event on Tuesday, September 12.
Apple has added transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris, TechCrunch reported Monday. Customers can now use Apple Maps on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple Watch to calculate itineraries using the available public transportation options which include subway, RER and busses lines, among others.
Dag Kittlaus, a brilliant artificial intelligence engineer who helped create an advanced personal digital assistant that Apple bought and marketed as Siri, is about to show his brand new artificial intelligence product to the world at TechCrunch's Disrupt NY 2016 conference later this week.
Kittalus, who co-founded Siri and was the CEO of the startup, has since moved on and co-founded another startup with Siri veterans Adam Cheyer and Chris Brigham, called Viv Labs, with the goal of radically simplifying the world by providing an intelligent interface to everything.