iOS Stories April 18

Last year, Google replaced SMS as the default 2-Step Verification method for users with device-based Prompts. Built into Android at a system-level, iOS users were instructed to install the Google app for two-factor authentication when logging in. To increase adoption, Google is now making 2SV available from the iOS Gmail app.

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iOS Stories March 13

How to enable YouTube’s dark theme on iOS

YouTube recently officially announced a dark theme for its mobile apps on Android and iOS. While we’re still waiting for the feature to roll out to Android’s app, it’s already live on the iPhone. Here’s how to enable it…

iOS Stories March 8

Android tops iOS in loyalty survey, the fight forward will be over switchers

CIRP is out today with new data on mobile operating system loyalty. While it’s well-known Android has more users than iOS, Apple fans often cite that the walled-garden ecosystem has a high level of customer loyalty.  However, Android enjoys very high user loyalty as well and it’s actually higher than iOS with 91%.

iOS Stories October 3, 2017

Google’s Allo messaging service often doesn’t get the attention it deserves, and that’s mainly because it’s not a very flexible option. When Allo finally debuted on the web, it still had some serious restrictions. Today, Google is expanding the service to more users.

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Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!

iOS Stories August 14, 2017

For Google, being the default search engine on iOS is highly lucrative, with Apple’s mobile devices predicted to contribute approximately 50% of Google’s mobile search revenue. So much so that one financial firm estimates that Google will pay Apple $3 billion this year to remain the default.

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iOS Stories July 31, 2017

Gboard for iOS is today adding a few handy new features for iOS users. In its latest update, available now through the App Store, Google is adding integration with Google Maps and YouTube, along with a fun new option for “artists.”

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