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REVIEWS

Michelin Premier all-season tires

Tom Tom Spark 3 Cardio +

Google Daydream View VR headset

ASUS ZenBook 3

Jaybird X3

JBL SoundBoost Speaker Moto Mod

Moto Insta-Share Projector for Moto Z

Google Pixel XL

Apalon's My Alarm Clock app

Lenovo Moto Z

Apple Watch Series 2 and watchOS 3

iOS 10

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless vacuum

Tablo by Nuvyyo

Samsung Gear Fit 2 fitness wearable

Ulysses for macOS and iOS

Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format inkjet printer

HBO's Vinyl Season 1

Apple MacBook (2016)

Papago! GoSafe 268 mirror mounted dash-cam

Piper all-in-one security

JayBird Freedom headphones

SF MoMA app

Fitbit Blaze fitness tracker

UA HealthBox

Dyson Pure Cool Link

Lola by Blue

HTC 10

Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Dell XPS 12 with 4K Ultra HD display

RHA S500i Noise Isolation headphones for iOS

Samsung Galaxy S7

2015 Mazda CX-9

Moto 360 (2015)

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear headphones for Android

ASAP Dash Rapid Charger

Jaybird Reign Fitness Tracker

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo

HTC One A9

21.5-inch iMac with 4K display

360Fly Action Camera

SanDisk Wireless Connect Stick

Geko E100 Full HD 1080P Dash Cam

Google Pixel C

SodaStream's New POWER Sparkling Water Machine

Dyson V6 Mattress Handheld Vaccum

iPad Pro

ZTE AXON

Apple TV (2015)

2016 Ford Explorer Platinum Edition

Apple watchOS 2

Sennheiser RS 175 

BlackBerry PRIV

Google Nexus 5X

iPhone 6S Plus

2015 Ford F-150

Entries in iOS (357)

Friday
Nov112016

Patch adds background blur to iPhone-shot photos

The iPhone 7 Plus comes with a dual rear camera and a new Portrait mode that creates a faux depth-of-field effect for, well, portraits. If you don’t have that version of an iPhone, there’s an app that replicates that. Called Patch, the app makes use of neural networks to analyze a photo and determine the subject matter. It’s not as serious a tool as you would expect, it’s more a fun thing to play around with. And since developers anticipated it won’t always accurately find the outline of your subject, you can adjust the mask manually by highlighting or erasing areas affected by the blur. It works best when taking a picture of a person straight on. The app comes with an in-app purchase option ($0.99) to get rid of the tiny watermark Patch adds to the photos you edit on it.

Source: Lifehacker

Tuesday
Nov082016

Google speeds up and redesigns Gmail on iOS

Google revamps the Gmail app for iOS and gives it a new look, the “undo send option,” and faster search capabilities. Two years might be a bit too long of a wait but at least the five second “undo send” feature is now in the iOS app. But the biggest but probably something that will go unnoticed is the quicker search capability of the email app. According to AppleInsider tests, a multi-term search of a 55,000 email archive returned results almost instantly instead of around 11 seconds that takes to complete said search. Scrolling is also faster as well as receiving notification. Google has also added spelling suggestions into the app and lets users swipe on an email to archive or delete the message.

Sunday
Nov062016

Record Bird adds Apple Music integration, keeps you posted on new releases by your favorite artists

Record Bird makes it easy for you to find out if your favorite musicians releases new material. The iPhone app now adds Apple Music integration to its existing support for Spotify and Facebook. Version 1.3 of the app gets access from Apple’s music streaming service to scan for artists in your library. The artists it finds will automatically be added to your list of followed artists. When new material is released, the app will now offer quick links to stream via Apple Music or buy the song from iTunes. Aside from getting a glimpse of the new releases, the app also has a Discover pane to bring your attention to new artists you might like. The app is available for free download on the App Store.

Source: Apple Insider 

Wednesday
Nov022016

Twitter tried out ‘muted words’ feature on iOS then pulled it out

Twitter seems to be experimenting a new feature to help curb harassment and bullying on its platform. A number of iOS users spotted a new “muted words” feature that lets you block certain keywords, phrases, and hashtags from showing up. The feature was then pulled. According to a source, it was enabled earlier than it was scheduled to appear but the option will supposedly be available in future iterations of the app. Based on the screenshot above, the feature can be enabled or disabled from the Notifications menu. We just have to wait and see if Twitter does plan to introduce this to a larger audience.

Source: The Next Web