Category Archives: iPhone/ iOS

Confide brings self-destructing messaging to iMessage

 Confide, the confidential messaging app that launched back in 2013, has today announced an integration with iMessage in iOS 10. As part of iOS 10’s new iMessage features, which incorporates apps right within the iMessage application, Confide users will be able to send self-destructing messages direct from their texts. Confide for iMessage will support text and pictures, using… Read More

Instagram now lets you zoom in on videos and photos on iOS

 It’s possibly one of the few remaining near-universal experiences for mobile users: the frustration of trying to zoom in on an Instragram image and remembering that you can’t. That’s now changing, since Instagram is rolling out pinch-to-zoom support in its iOS app starting today. The new feature will let users zoom in on both photos and videos in the main feed, on profile… Read More

Now anyone can build features for Cola messenger

 Cola, a messaging app that integrates apps into chats, is opening up its developer kit today to enable anyone to build new apps. The updated version available today comes with 12 “bubbles” that are essentially applications that run inside the messaging app. Users can share weather and flight information, gifs, and more without creating accounts with individual tools. The… Read More

Google Maps gets multi-stop directions and vacation memories on mobile

 Google is bringing long awaited multi-stop directions to mobile with its new summer update. Travelers can now hit as many tourist traps as they want on their cross country treks. Just like in the web version, users can swiftly rearrange the order of stops. Android users will get the feature first, followed by iOS in the near future. The summer update caps off an active week for Maps.… Read More

Apple launches iMessage Apps so third-party devs can join your convos

 At today’s WWDC Keynote, Apple has swung open the gates for developers. Not only has Apple opened up Siri to third-party developers, but the company is also letting third-party devs into sacred space: messages. With iMessage Apps, users can simply open up an app drawer from right within the Messages app to interact with others (and apps) at the same time. This ranges from silly sticker… Read More