Software & App News

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Google Maps Makes It Easier to Get Around
Google Android Tablet Updates
Google Finally Improves Android Tablet Apps
A young adult using a smartphone while sitting outside a large building.
New Google Play Store Rules Could Encourage Privacy Violations
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Streaming Apps Love to Work Against You
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Final Android 13 Beta Out Now
Google One
Google One Subscribers Now Get Premium Video Calling Tools
Capture One on iPad—Sharpening and Noise Reduction
Capture One for iPad Is Finally Here, but You Almost Certainly Don’t Want It
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Child Tracking Apps Can Do More Harm Than Good
An iPhone X on a book with several app icons, include the one for Chrome Browser, displayed.
Chrome Gets Better Phishing and Malware Protections on iOS
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iOS 16 Clears up Shazam Confusion—or Not
Xpression Camera
Lighten Up With Fun New Face Filter
Ikea Scene Scanner
Ikea’s Virtual Design Tool Uses AI to Create Your Dream Home
iA Writer app on iPhone, iPad, and MacBook
iA Writer 6 Shows Why Inter-Linking Is a Big Deal
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Photoshop for the Web Is Now Free for Everyone
Someone working in Adobe Lightroom on a Mac computer, editing a video and still images.
Why Lightroom’s New Video Editing Is Great for Photographers
Adobe Substance 3D
Adobe Makes Creating the Metaverse Easier
Horizon Home
Meta Launches VR Meeting Space ‘Horizon Home’ for Quest Users
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Vivaldi Believes an Email Client in Your Browser Is the Way to Go
Shared iCloud Photo Library
Apple's Shared iCloud Photo Library May Finally Fix Family Albums
Nintendo Switch joy-cons
iOS 16 Sneaks Nintendo Controller Support Into the Mix
iPadOS 16
Apple Tosses All But the Kitchen Sink Into the New iPadOS
Assortment of Apple Watches
New watchOS Will Offer More Insight... About You
macOS Ventura
New macOS Ventura Boosts Features Across Apple’s Ecosystem
Next Apple Music App
Apple Music Client ‘Next’ App Can Now Sync Across Devices
Reverb plugin in Ableton Live
Why iPad Music App Support in Ableton Live is so Awesome
Slack UI change
Get Your Coworker's Name Right With Slack's New Tool
History Book extension on Mac, iPhone, and iPad
History Book Is How a Web Browser's History Feature Should Work
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Smartphones Could Help Decipher Your Pet’s Feelings
Google Maps screenshot
Google Street View Gets Cute New Cameras and More
Skiff Mail onscreen of laptop on bed
Why You’ll Want to Use Skiff Mail Instead of Gmail
Someone shopping in a boutique store, while also using a smartphone to take pictures of merchandise.
Google Multisearch May Change the Way You Shop
Dominos Mind Ordering app
Order Pizza With Your Mind Using Domino's New AR App
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Microsoft’s Update Delivery Process Could Use a Tune-up
Person using Mylio on phone and computer
Mylio Syncs Your Photos in Total Privacy—via Your Own Network
Someone sitting at a desk working on a laptop which displays email, holding their head in their hands.
Fastmail’s Scheduled Send Can Take the Pressure Out of Email
1Password 8 for Mac, locked
1Password 8 Is Out for Mac, With Some New Features
Woman in mental anguish
Mental Health Apps Found to Have Bad User Protections
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Google Play Apps Will Disclose How Much They Know About You
Someone's face on a screen via video conference in a conference room with people.
Your Video Conferencing App May Listen, Even When Muted
An old building filled with sand as a metaphor for deserted apps in the App Store.
App Store Spring Cleaning May Cause Headaches for Everyone
Someone listening to Apple Music on an iPhone.
Apple Music and App Store Hit With Connection Problems
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Video Privacy App 'Can’t Post It' Means Well, but Could Be Misused
Someone at a bathroom sink in their home with a smartphone nearby lit up by a notification.
The Future of Notifications Could Be Less Annoying
Darkroom 6 header image
Darkroom Is the Adobe Lightroom Alternative You’re Looking For
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Google’s Nearby Share Might Rival Airdrop Soon
iMovie on an iPad.
New iMovie for iOS Is a Recipe for Homogenization
Updated iMovie on iPad
iMovie 3.0 Update Wants to Make Editing Even Easier
Google Lens New Feature
New Google Lens Feature Lets You Search With Images and Text
Malware Detected Warning Screen with abstract binary code 3d digital concept
Beware! That App You’re Downloading Might Not Be Real
Google Maps changes
Google Maps to Add Toll Prices and New Details to Routes
WWDC teaser
Apple Says WWDC Will Be All-Online for 2022
A musician using a computer and a keyboard to make music.
Ableton Live’s New Microtuner Helps Musicians Escape the Ordinary
A message in a bottle on a beach.
Connecting All Your Messaging Services Might Be Less Than Helpful
Three Amazon Kindle devices displaying the new software layout.
Why Amazon’s New Kindle Home Screen Falls Short
Nvidia Instant NeRF
NVIDIA’s New NeRF Tech Could Help Usher in the Metaverse
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You May Eventually Be Able to Send Messages Between Apps
Overcast redesign
Overcast Redesign Makes Podcast Management Easier
Nvidia Instant NeRF
Nvidia Shows Off NeRF AI That Turns 2D Photos Into 3D Objects
Lines of yellow cabs in NYC
New Yorkers Could Call a Yellow Cab With Uber Soon