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Malaysian Red Crescent Society launches First Aid app with Prudence Foundation

In preparation of the upcoming SEA Games 2017, the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) has launched its first ever First Aid app for mobile devices.   The app was developed and made in partnership with the Prudence Foundation, as well as with the support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).…

Quarterly iPad sales see first year-over-year growth since 2013

  Apple just released its quarterly earnings report and it is safe to say that the company has had a stellar second quarter of 2017.   Some key figures: US$45.4 billion in revenue, US$8.7 billion in profit, 41 million iPhones sold, and 4.29 million Macs sold.   However, one of the most important figures is…

1Password now has a Travel Mode

AgileBits has introduced Travel Mode for 1Password, a way to keep your passwords safe while traveling abroad.   1Password, a password manager app for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android, stores and organizes passwords in ‘vaults.’ When Travel Mode is activated, every vault is removed from your devices, except for the ones marked…

The iOS version of Chrome is about to get a lot better

Google’s Chrome browser has always been open source on Android and PC, but never available on iOS. This is because Apple demands that browsers use its own WebKit platform instead of their own rendering engines, so Google can’t just use its typical code base for iOS Chrome. However, that’s all…

Apple’s iOS 10.1 update finally adds Portrait mode to the iPhone 7 Plus

  To access the feature, simply open the Camera app and swipe to ‘Portrait’ mode (in between Photo and Square modes). Using both 12MP camera sensors on the iPhone 7 Plus and advanced machine learning, Portrait mode applies a depth-of-field effect that blurs the background while keeping the foreground sharp.…

Google Maps’ offline navigation feature arrives on iOS

If you happen to be spending this Christmas season travelling overseas without a mobile data plan, you might want to consider updating the Google Maps app on your iOS device to the latest version before you embark on your escapade, as it will allow you to download offline maps for…

Opera updates Android web browsers, gets new logo and features

Opera recently announced the latest updates available for their data-saving web browsers for mobile. Both Opera Mini for Android and Opera Browser for Android will get new features for a better browsing experience. Video compression – Opera Browser for Android According to Opera’s blog, the new video compression feature helps…

It took Apple “multi, multi, multi years” to create 3D Touch

  3D Touch, which made its debut on the Apple Watch as Force Touch, is coming on the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, set to launch this Friday, September 25.   Previous iPhones recognized multi-touch gestures like tap, swipe and pinch. 3D Touch recognizes pressure– pressing down on the…

Nine things to do with the new iOS 9

iOS 9 lands today, and it’s available for most of Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Unlike last year’s iOS 8, which weighed over 4.5GB, iOS 9 is a slimmer update at 1.3GB, which means it’ll be a faster download than last year. Here’s a quick list of which iPhones, iPads and iPod…

LINE celebrates 4th anniversary with an infographic and commemorative wallpapers

The idiom of a picture being worth a thousand words is one that has been uttered time and time again. Rejuvenate that saying for modern times, and you’ll have something that would go along the lines of ‘stickers’ or ’emojis’ being worth a thousand words, instead. And that’s probably one…