Instagram to start hiding like counts in the US as test expands next week to help users focus on content

Instagram CEO, Adam Mosseri, shared at the Wired25 conference this evening that the social media service will expand its test that hides like counts to the US next week for some users. This comes after testing started this summer in a handful of countries including Canada, Italy, Australia, and Brazil. more… The post Instagram to […]

Mario Kart Tour launching on iPhone and Android next month, Nintendo announces

Over a year and a half ago, Nintendo announced plans to bring Mario Kart Tour to the iPhone and Android. Now, the company has given the game an official release date, teasing that it will be available starting next month. more… The post Mario Kart Tour launching on iPhone and Android next month, Nintendo announces […]

Apple marketing exec Susan Prescott to speak at ‘TechCrunch Sessions’ event next month

TechCrunch announced today that Susan Prescott, a vice president of markets, apps, and services at Apple, will speak at its “TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise” event in San Francisco next month. more… The post Apple marketing exec Susan Prescott to speak at ‘TechCrunch Sessions’ event next month appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple’s next store in Japan is coming soon to Tokyo’s Marunouchi district

Apple is busy realizing a major retail expansion in Japan. New stores have opened and classic locations have been steadily remodeled over the past year. In Tokyo, Apple is now putting the finishing touches on a brand new store opening soon in the Marunouchi district. more… The post Apple’s next store in Japan is coming […]

LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs next week

Earlier this year, LG released its first 2019 TVs that would eventually gain support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2. Now, the TV maker says that updates will soon start to roll out that add support for those features. more… The post LG says HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support will start rolling out to supported TVs […]

Dr. Mario World launching on iOS and Android next month, free with in-app purchases

Nintendo announced today that Dr. Mario World will launch for iOS and Android on July 10th. The game was first announced in January, with Nintendo touting that “action puzzle” game would be released globally during the summer of 2019. more… The post Dr. Mario World launching on iOS and Android next month, free with in-app […]

Award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 coming to Mac next year [Video]

Feral Interactive has announced that the award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 is coming to Mac next year. It follows earlier porting to Mac of DiRT Rally, Grid Autosport and F1 2017 … more… The post Award-winning Colin McRae rally game DiRT 4 coming to Mac next year [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple’s next move in health monitoring and improvement may be sleep monitoring hardware

Apple is interested in improving its Beddit product line and helping its customers get healthier by sleeping better at night by monitoring their movements throughout their slumber, but without the bulk of existing medical monitoring systems, by considering the use of piezo sensors laid on top of a bed. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta

TechCrunch has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those Apple Maps vans we’ve seen on the road for years. The results of this effort will show up first in the next iOS 12 beta […]