Apple just showed off iOS 14 in its virtual WWDC Conference that kicked off on June 22nd and it brought a lot of great new features to the iPhone. If you’re a long time Android user, some of those features might look a little too familiar.
Here are a few ways Android influenced the latest version of iOS:1. Widgets
Widgets are finally coming to the home screen in iOS and you don’t have to stare at a grid of icons anymore. In iOS 14, widgets can be resized to two-by-two, four-by-two, or even larger. They dynamically update with information like the weather – to fit in their size.
It’s almost similar to Windows Phone ‘Live tiles’ and Android’s ‘Widgets’. Before the [...]
If you’re itching to try out Android’s new Nearby Share feature, you’re in luck. Google started rolling out a beta test for it just this last week. However, your phone probably doesn’t have it yet. Before you can get to sharing files and other content between devices, there are a few things you’ll need to do.
Right now, the feature requires opting-in on the Google Play Services beta program on the Play Store. Read More
When you buy a $2,000 smartphone, you shouldn’t be the product
I’ve used a Samsung Galaxy smartphone almost every day for nearly 4 years. I used them because Samsung had fantastic hardware that was matched by (usually) excellent software. But in 2020, a Samsung phone is no longer my daily driver, and there’s one simple reason that’s the case: Ads.
Over the past few years, there’s been an explosion in the number of truly wireless earbuds — earbuds without any cables connecting to each other — to the point where it’s tough to say which ones are the best. Samsung, though, might take the crown with its Galaxy Buds Plus. Why? Let me explain.
Among the most-watched shows on Netflix right now is the streamer’s first-ever German-language original series that many of you might not have even heard of: Dark.
Season 3 of the series — in which (per Netflix) “a missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations” — was just added to the service in the US last weekend.