Apple Cracks Down on Apps Sharing Information on Users’ Contacts

Apple changed its App Store rules last week to limit how developers obtain, use and share information about iPhone owners’ friends and other contacts. The move cracks down on a years-long practice. Developers ask users for access to their phone contacts, then use the information for marketing and sometimes share or sell it without permission […]

iPhone X Found to Have Survived Underwater for Over 2 Weeks

When Apple launched the iPhone X last year, the premium smartphone arrived with an IP67 rating that makes it dust and water-resistant. This essentially means that the handset is capable of withstanding immersion in up to 1 metre of water for 30 minutes. Interestingly, last year’s flagship apparently has much better water resistance capabilities, so […]

iOS 11.4 Causes Battery Drain Issues, Some Users Report

Ever since Apple announced its latest stable update, iOS 11, last year, the tech giant’s software has been accused of being ridden with bugs so much so that the company had to focus on “doubling down on performance” with iOS 12. However, it seems the company’s woes are not yet over as some users are […]

Sony Xperia Home Android Launcher Development Discontinued

Sony smartphone users will be familiar with the company’s Xperia Home that comes pre-installed in all its handsets. Most manufacturers pack their phones with their own skin on top of Android, as well as, a custom launcher. Sony has been using the Xperia Home launcher for a long time now, but following the latest update […]