Snapchat Security Breach Affects 4.6 Million Users

Snapchat security breach

Snapchat a social networking app popular for sharing photos with friends that self-destruct after a few seconds has had a security breach. The servers of Snapchat were hacked that has resulted in usernames and mobile numbers of over 4.6 million users being exposed and possibly available on the internet. According to reports, Gibson Security on August 27, 2013 had pointed … Read More

Vine for iPhone Gets Major Update With New Camera Tools, Channels and more

Vine iPhone update

Twitter’s Vine recently updated their iPhone app with all-new features and called the update “biggest, most exciting update yet”. The latest update comes weeks after Facebook’s Instagram launched video support for 15 second clips with filters. The new update brings new camera tools to Vine that includes, grid, focus and ghost tools to make shooting easier. The biggest change is … Read More

Instagram Goes Up Against Vine Adds Video Support

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Instagram recently updated its iPhone app with video support, enabling more than 130 million users to upload and share video clips on Instagram. Video sharing comes to Instagram as Twitter’s Vine has become increasingly popular to share short clips with loops. Facebook unveiled Instagram’s video sharing feature with enhancements such as brand new filters for video and even adding “cinematic … Read More

Jailbreak Tweak ‘Message Box’ Brings Facebook Chat Heads to iOS

Message Box Chat Head Jailbreak tweak

Adam Bell, a jailbreak developer, has now released an iOS jailbreak tweak that brings Facebook chat heads to iOS systemwide. The new jailbreak tweak is called ‘Message Box’. Facebook recently announced Facebook Home for Android that offers deep integration of the social media giant’s services into the operating system. One of the features highlighted on Facebook Home was the ability … Read More

Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

Could Facebook Home be Released for the iPhone?

Facebook Home

Earlier this month, Facebook introduced their new ‘Home’ feature earlier this month. Facebook Home is an interface layer on top of the existing Android operating software developed by Google. On Monday, a report from Bloomberg suggested that the social networking giant is now in talks with Apple to bring Facebook Home to iPhone. The new software would allow iOS users … Read More

Facebook Updates News Feed with Synchronized Experience Across Devices

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Facebook recently unveiled a new version of its News Feed, with an emphasis on larger photos, reduced clutter and a synchronized experience across devices. This means that the design of the news feed would appear the same whether the user was browsing through it on an smartphone, tablet, or a desktop. Apple’s iOS devices will receive the update first, which … Read More

Facebook iOS Messenger App Now Supports Voice Calling in the United States

Facebook iOS Messenger Voice Calling

With new features such as Graph Search coming to Facebook, it appears that the social networking site is looking to challenge search giant, Google. Facebook is now beginning to add new features all around, including Voice Calling to the site’s iOS Messenger app. Voice Calling through the Facebook iOS Messenger app is currently available in both the US and in … Read More

iTunes Digital Gift Cards Made Available Through Facebook

Facebook recently announced that they will now be allowing the addition of iTunes Store digital gift cards through its Facebook Gifts service. This would allow Facebook users to easily send iTunes to friends, family, and others in different networks. Facebook is offering the digital gifts in $5 increments, starting from $5 and increasing up to a maximum of $50. Starting today … Read More

Facebook Releasing New iOS 6 Photo Sync Feature

Facebook Releasing New iOS Photo Sync Feature

Facebook is beginning to introduce a new feature in the Facebook application for iOS devices that automatically uploads all photos taken on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a private photo album on Facebook. After this, the user can then access all of their iOS images directly on Facebook and can choose which ones to share directly through their … Read More

iOS 6 Software Update Now Available for Download

iOS 6 over the air

Apple has begun rolling out iOS 6 software download for supported iOS devices. The sixth major release of iOS was announced at this years WWDC keynote event, the update brings in some new features, many enhancements and new API’s for app developers. The highlight feature of iOS 6 is Apple designed Maps app. Since the original iPhone launch in 2007 … Read More

Apple Seeds OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 Beta to Developers

Apple Seeds OS X Mountain Lion Software Update

Apple released OS X Mountain Lion late last month after announcing the software update during the company’s annual WWDC conference. On Friday, reports on the web revealed that Apple seeded the first beta of 10.8 to developers, labeled as 10.8.1, and build number 12B13. The update is available from the Mac Developer Portal and according to Apple does not have … Read More