Apple Music update brings new Coming Soon section, album launch dates on iOS

Apple Music is currently receiving a new update that brings some nifty improvements to the iOS app. A couple of new sections have now appeared in the Apple Music app for iOS, such as Coming Soon, which enables subscribers to find new albums that will soon be released.

You’ll find the new Coming Soon section in the Browse tab / New Music / Coming Soon. Make sure to click on “See All” to be able to check out all new albums coming out over the next few weeks.

Speaking of albums, Apple Music users can now see an album’s launch date on their respective pages on iOS. There are albums that …


Sailfish OS major update brings emoji keyboard, unlock with fingerprint option

Sailfish, the OS that you must purchase in order to be able to use it on your smartphone, has just received a major update that adds quite a lot of new features. If you own a Sony Xperia X smartphone and purchased a Sailfish OS license, you are now eligible for the latest Sailfish OS 2.2.0 update.

The highlights of this release are the gallery and camera app changes, as well as the new emoji keyboard and support for VPN and MDM. The folks at Jolla have even given the update a name of its own to highlight its importance – Mouhijoki.

In order to access the new emoji keyboard built into …

Samsung Internet Browser 7.4 Beta brings Intelligent Scan, news notifications, more

Samsung’s mobile browser has just received another update in the beta channel that brings important changes that will most likely be made available to everyone soon, or, at least, some of them if not all.

One of the most interesting new features now available to Samsung Internet Browser beta users it Intelligent Scan, which usually allows quick logins to websites, the option to pay using Web Payments, and enables users to enter Secret Mode using their fingerprint or iris scan.

Now, Samsung Internet Browser will also allow users to take advantage of Intelligent Scan and authenticate …

Oxygen OS 5.0.3 rolls out for the OnePlus 3/3T, brings Face Unlock and more

Congratulations OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T owners. With Oxygen OS 5.0.3 rolling out starting yesterday, Face Unlock will soon be added to your phone. Originally found on the OnePlus 5T, OnePlus added the facial recognition system to the OnePlus 5 via a software update. At the time that OnePlus was announcing its plans to add it to the OnePlus 5 back in December, co-founder Carl Pei (and owner of one of the best Twitter handles, @getpeid), polled OnePlus 3/3T owners whether they wanted Face Unlock on their phones. The response was an overwhelming “Yes!”

While Face Unlock …

Latest OnePlus 3 and 3T update brings Face Unlock, new app shortcuts design, more

OnePlus promised to bring Face Unlock feature to both the OnePlus 3 and 3T smartphones and even did that via an open beta update that users could install if they wanted. However, the latest OxygenOS update makes the feature available to everyone owning either of the two OnePlus smartphones.

But Face Unlock is not the only new feature introduced in the latest OxygenOS 5.0.3 update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The Chinese company added the May security patch as well, along with improvements to Launcher, Gallery, File Manager and Weather apps.

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Qualcomm brings high-end features to more affordable phones with the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform

Late Wednesday, Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform. The first chipset in the Snapdragon 700 tier, the SoC is built using the 10nm process and includes a multi-core AI engine and neural network processing. The Snapdragon 710 allows more affordable handsets to offer features that up to now, were seen only on pricey flagship phones. Compared to the Snapdragon 660 chipset, the new chip provides twice the improvement in AI applications.

The octa-core CPU is made up of two high performance custom Kryo 360 cores running at 2.2GHz …

Disney Heroes: Battle Mode RPG brings together Disney and Pixar characters on Android and iOS

Disney and developer PerBlue recently launched a brand new RPG (role-playing game), Disney Heroes: Battle Mode, which promises to bring together Disney and Pixar characters in an all-new experience.

The game is available worldwide via App Store and Google Play, and while you won’t have to pay anything to download and play it on your phone, it’s fully packed with in-app purchases.

At launch, Disney Heroes: Battle Mode features 25 Disney and Pixar heroes that players can collect, but more will be added to the game in the coming weeks. Characters …

Xiaomi brings three Google Assistant smart home devices to the US

Xiaomi said it will officially bring its smartphones to the United States by the end of 2018 or in early 2019, but lots of the Chinese company’s products are already available for purchase in the country.

The latest devices to be launched in the US are three smart home products that Xiaomi claims are fully compatible with Google Assistant. These are just the first smart devices featuring Google Assistant support the company plans to release in the US, Xiaomi said in an official statement.

The Mi Bedside Lamp, Mi LED Smart Bulb and Mi Smart Plug will soon be available for purchase …

Latest Action Launcher update brings Android P goodness

When Google unveils a new version of Android or releases a developer preview build, it’s an arms race between the popular launchers on Google Play to add as many of the new features as quickly as possible. On that note, fan favorite home screen replacement Action Launcher has received another update today, introducing a bunch of sweet Android P features.

Of course, as is tradition, the update also packs a load of other features and improvements, including quick bar menu customization and extended settings for app drawer folders, but most people will …

Spotify's updated free tier brings on-demand music to everyone

Spotify has announced significant improvements to its free tier. The number one streaming company currently has a goal of reaching over 96 million paying subscribers by the end of the year, which represents an increase of 15 million versus the beginning of 2018. In order to maintain this level of growth in the future, however, it appears the Apple Music competitor is betting strongly on a newly-improved free tier.

As part of the new update, free tier users of the mobile app will have access to even more music, allowing them to listen to tracks on demand via 15 pre-made playlists that Spotify …