Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

Google updates Chrome for iOS with 70% fewer crashes, Spotlight integration and more

Google’s mobile Chrome browser was updated this morning in the App Store and the new release promises a whopping 70 percent fewer crashes along with a few other goodies, such as Spotlight Search integration. Google said that the dramatically reduced crash rate is due to Chrome’s adoption of WKWebView, a rendering engine from Apple which was first […]

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Dictate notes on the fly and display them on your watch face with WatchNotes

Yesterday, developer Michael Bischoff refreshed its nicely done iPhone application, WatchNotes, with the ability to create, schedule and display notes right on your watch face through a brand new Apple Watch app and a complication. WatchNotes, which originally made its App Store debut in December 2015 as an iPhone-only app, also lets you dictate a new note […]

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Review

Animated sequels don’t exactly have the best track record, but 2011’s Kung Fu Panda 2 was an exception to that rule, in my opinion. Not only did it capture the action and humor of the first movie, but it built on the mythos and told a new and exciting story. Thankfully, Kung Fu Panda 3 follows in the sequel’s footsteps and proves that the series still has plenty “skadoosh” left to offer.

If Kung Fu Panda 1 was Po learning how to become a hero and 2 was him learning to hone his skills, then 3 is Po’s journey to becoming a teacher. In this latest installment (directed by Kung Fu Panda veterans Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni), Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, and the reunited duo travel to the hidden panda village where Po was born. But when a supernatural villain named Kai shows up with the chi of every kung fu master in the Spirit Realm, Po must train his fellow pandas to defeat this new enemy.

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How to filter mature language for Siri and Dictation

Sometimes when you use the dictation feature on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad—or just converse with Siri and it misunderstands you—you might be in for a surprise seeing explicit language that you don’t really want others to see, especially if you talk to Siri on your new Apple TV and kids are present. Fortunately, both iOS and […]

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KGI: iPhone 7 Plus will have dual lenses with optical image stabilization and zoom

Reliable analyst (if there is such a thing) Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities sent an interesting report to clients, a copy of which was obtained by AppleInsider. In it, he predicts that a new, premium edition of Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus will be outfitted with a dual-lens system with optical image stabilization and optical zoom, realized […]

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Fingal brings your app icons to life

Take a moment to look at the Home screen on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad; what do you see? Some things that come to my mind are: stillness, simplicity, and boredom. With a promising new jailbreak tweak release dubbed Fingal, which is now available as a free download in Cydia’s ModMyi repository, you can add […]

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This week on Let’s Talk Jailbreak: iOS 9.3 beta chit chat, jailbreak tweaks discussions, and more

Episode 144: Following the release of iOS 9.3 beta 2, the guys discuss how this software version is making it harder and harder to resist updating their devices. They then go through a list of tweaks that were  recently mentioned on iDB, including tweaks to change Low Power Mode behavior, the App Switcher, and more. Subscribe […]

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This tweak lets you search the web or define words from anywhere

For the times when you want to quickly search for something on the internet or define a word you just read in a book that you have no idea the meaning of, TextSearchPro is a new jailbreak tweak available in Cydia that lets you find what you’re looking for in a heartbeat. … Read the […]

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