New Instagram feature rips off popular BeReal app

Sep 24, 2022

Social The internal testing shows a feature that promotes candid photos. Instagram is internally testing a new challenge-based feature called Candid Challenges. First spotted by reverse engineer Alessandro Paluzzi, it mimics the functionality of the viral BeReal app. That standalone app lets you post once per day, with a twist. The app sends you a notification at a random time to take your picture. No time to stage your background, no makeup, no filter. Oh, and the BeReal app only ...read more

Daily deals August 23: $299 iPad, $336 off 49-inch Samsung Curved 120Hz Monitor, $700 off EVGA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti, more

Sep 24, 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Tuesday's best deals include an Anker 737 Power Bank for $120, a Segway Go Kart Pro for $300 off, a Fender Concert Acoustic Guitar for $139, and much more. Every day, AppleInsider searches online retailers to find offers and discounts on items including Apple hardware, upgrades, smart TVs ...read more

YouTube TV could soon let you watch four channels at once

Sep 24, 2022

Google YouTube TV is planning an update that reportedly allow users to watch four channels simultaneously. A new YouTube TV update is reportedly on its way, allowing you to watch up to four channels simultaneously, reports Protocol . Also, you’ll soon be able to view an optimized version of YouTube Shorts on large screens. Additionally, Improved YouTube Music functionality is also planned in the upcoming update. These features are highlights of a Google TV hardware partner presen ...read more

When is Dead Island 2 coming out?

Sep 24, 2022

#GameTechie We’ve been waiting more than 10 years and it’s finally almost here. A new Dead Island 2 game is in the works, and we got our first look in a reveal trailer via Gamescom’s opening ceremony. Dead Island 2 is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Dead Island. The zombie hack-and-slash RPG was an instant success when it came out, and fans have been waiting for more than a decade for the next installment in the series. The original Dead Island trailer is one of ...read more

Apple will let you delete the Wallet app from your iPhone in iOS 16

Sep 24, 2022

Apple The feature is also coming to iPad with iPadOS 16.1. As the latest iOS 16 beta rolls out to developers, an unexpected new feature has popped up in the operating system’s code. iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 will allow users to delete Apple Wallet. This new feature was initially discovered by 9to5Mac . iOS 16 will represent the first time users can remove the Wallet app from their Apple devices. As of now, all you can do is remove the app from your home screen. But it will remain ...read more

Waterfield introduces new crossbody pouch made for iPad mini

Sep 24, 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Waterfield Designs has released a new crossbody bag that's made to be the perfect companion to an iPad mini and other small electronic devices. The Waterfield Essential Crossbody Pouch is a minimalist day bag focused on quick accessibility to tech essentials while maintaining the wearer's ...read more

Acer’s Vero 514 puts an eco-conscious spin on Chromebooks

Sep 24, 2022

Acer recently announced the latest addition to the eco-conscious Vero series. Enter the Acer Chromebook Vero 514. It’s the first Chromebook in the Vero lineup, joining Windows laptops and monitors we’ve generally liked, and it’s made up of both ocean-bound and PCR plastics. How rad is that? This is awesome for the environment, as it helps reduce plastic waste, which we tend to generate A LOT of. According to the laptop manufacturer, the laptop has “30% of PCR plastics i ...read more

iPhone shipments in Vietnam more than doubled over the last year

Sep 24, 2022

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Vietnam's iPhone shipments for Apple significantly increased in the second quarter of 2022, because of shift in consumer sentiment towards high end phones, and an expansion of Apple retail. Shipments for budget smartphones remained mostly flat, declining 1% year-over-year to 3.2 million un ...read more

Windows 11 version 22H2: snap assist changes

Sep 24, 2022

In the third part of the series, we are going to take a closer look at the changes that Microsoft makes to Windows 11's Snap Assist feature in the Windows 11 2022 update. Microsoft did not introduce too many new features in Windows 11. Snap Assist, a feature to manage program windows more efficiently, was well received when it was unveiled. At its core, Snap Assist gives users an option at hand to align program windows on the screen based on a number of supported patterns. The layouts ...read more

HyperX announces new Armada gaming monitor lineup

Sep 24, 2022

News Pricing starts at $449 with expected availability in September. HyperX has two new gaming monitors to add to its arsenal. The Armada 25 and Armada 27 are packed with gamer-friendly features like high refresh rates and come with an adjustable mounting arm. The number after each Armada monitor is directly from its screen size. Additionally, both are Nvidia G-SYNC compatible and feature 8-bit IPS screens. The Armada 25 is a 24.5-inch IPS panel, at 1080p and 240Hz. It is G-SYNC co ...read more