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Pocket City is the iOS city-building sim you’ve dreamed of

Well, that’s the rest of our week sorted then! Photo: Bobby Li There are few game franchises I poured more time and energy into as a kid than SimCity. From the mid-1990s, the classic metropolis-building strategy games were guaranteed a place on whichever computer I owned at the time. Jump …

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Hands-on: iOS 12 beta 3 changes and features [Video]

The third iOS 12 developer beta has been released for eligible iPhones and iPads, and we’ve taken it for a test drive to uncover what’s changed. Watch our video walkthrough for the hands-on details and comparisons. Synology RT2600ac: The AirPort Extreme replacement. iOS 12 beta 3 changes and features covered: …

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iOS 12: The hidden feature I won’t be switching on

iOS 12 features a built-in automatic update feature. I’ve spent a fair bit of time poking around the new iOS 12 beta, and come across a fair number of new features. Some seem useful, others not so. But there’s one new feature that I don’t think I’ll even be activating. …

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Keepsafe announces new app for private browsing on Android and iOS

Privacy issues continue to hog the headlines in light of the Facebook data scandal and the recent enforcement of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. To help protect your privacy while browsing the web, Keepsafe has introduced its new eponymous browser for iOS and Android devices. At its core, …

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Google adds teacher approved app recommendations to Family Link

Discovering which apps are OK for your kids to use is often a trial-and-error process. Usually, it requires reading through reviews, installing the app, trying it out yourself, and then you decide if it is something your child needs or would benefit from. Read also: Hands-on with Google Family Link …

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We tried out Apple Memoji on iOS 12. They’re already pretty great

Even Tim Cook has made a Memoji.  James Martin/CNET Everyone’s making avatars now: Nintendo started it with its Mii in 2006, on the wildly popular Wii console. Microsoft quickly “borrowed” that idea for Xbox Avatars. Bitmoji — first an independent company, later purchased by Snap — popularized the personalized emojis …

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WWDC 2018: 9 features I want to see in iOS 12

Video: iPhone lovers are desperate for changes. Here’s a wish list Apple has invited members of the press to the opening keynote for its Worldwide Developer Conference. It will take place on June 4 at 10am PST/1pm EST. During the keynote, Apple typically shows off the next version of its …

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iOS 12: Geeky features iOS needs

If June is for Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), then May is for stories speculating about what will be announced at WWDC. My favorite genre of these stories is the iOS feature wish list, which Macworld has been publishing since… well, since before it was even called iOS. Yes, …

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iPhone users hit with iOS iMessage emoji bug

iOS users, brace yourself for yet another bug that pranksters and other ne’er-do-wells can use to crash your iPhone and make life miserable. See also : Don’t buy these Apple products (May 2018 edition) This latest bug involves sending a text string containing the black dot emoji to the victim …

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