Bing! We can't take you anywhere!
iMessage in iOS 10 is a weird bizarro land of new features and confusing menus, but the one that makes the most sense is the inclusion of native GIF search. That doesn't come without its own problems, however, and Apple took measures to keep things from getting NSFW by disabling certain naughty words from the search. One they didn't disable, however, was "butt," and the Bing-generated results made them regret that decision in short order.Read More
iOS 10 came out yesterday, and such updates always come with a bit of uneasiness, but that quickly compounded when the update process began bricking people's iPhones and iPads (rendering them useless). However, if that scared you away from iOS 10, you'll be happy to know that Apple quickly fixed the bug, and you can now update with abandon—provided you're cool with all the new "features."Read More
Apple's iPhone event is underway, but before announcing the iPhone 7 (on purpose, anyway), they had Shigeru Miyamoto stop by to announce Nintendo's first real mobile game, Super Mario Run, coming first to iOS.Read More
Apple has announced that they'll be purging the app store of outdated releases soon, but it's not yet clear what qualifies as "outdated," since they didn't specify.Read More
Celal Göger, a smartphone repair specialist in Turkey, has invented a very impressive gadget in his free time. It's a pair of sunglasses that allows the wearer to see what's on their iPhone screen, while simultaneously masking that screen from anyone else's eyes.Read More
Sometimes, talking to your iPhone yields very impressive results. Other times? You just feel like a fool. No more trial and error necessary, because the "Hey Siri" project is your cheat sheet for how to best communicate with the iOS AI assistant.Read More
Good news: you can sign up to become an organ donor via the iPhone's Health app once iOS 10 rolls out. Even better news? You can actually sign up to become an organ donor online right now.Read More
Today, at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, the world learned about iOS X and the slew of updates that it will include. According to Craig Federighi, Apple's senior VP of software engineering, this will be "the biggest iOS release ever for our users."Read More
Someone call Ganon. Gotta fix a Link problem. ... What?
It's always best to wait and let over-eager users and technophiles check out a new software upgrade first and see if they run into any issues before going through with it yourself. iOS 9.3 recently demonstrated the value of this principle when a simple feature allowing links to open in apps instead of Safari caused app crashes and an inability to click links. For those affected, Apple is working on a fix.Read More
We had a chance to speak with Koh Kim, co-head of business development at mobile game streaming site Mobcrush, about how mobile is carving out a unique niche in the eSports world, and what that might mean for eSports in general.Read More
Has anyone tried touching it and yelling, "1, 2, 3, jailbreak"?
With the release of the iPhone 6s (and 6s Plus) just around the corner and iOS 9 freshly installed on many Apple fans' devices, the race to find a way to jailbreak the new software—allowing users to install whatever they want/wind up with viruses on an incredibly secure device—is on. And this time around, that race is being funded by Zerodium to the tune of $1 million.Read More
As fun as it is to witness Lara Croft’s rise as a Tomb Raider, nothing beats trekking into a tomb dressed in the famous ensemble of blue tank top, brown shorts, and boots and hunting for ancient relics.Read More
Nostalgia on the go!
Your poor phone will never know what hit it.Read More
It’s hard to pick up a game months after you last played it and know what the heck is going on. Most people would rather start over than try to figure out what they were supposed to do or where they had to go next. With Broken Age, players didn’t have a choice. The adventure game debuted in January 2014 as Part 1 of 2, so those who started playing it then (including me) had to sit back for over a year before we could see the second half of the story. The wait was definitely worth it.Read More
All men must buy.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has a bunch of games from your favorite franchises coming your way for mobile devices. Now you'll have so many more ways to keep yourself occupied with your phone in boring situations like class, work, or the middle of conversations with other humans!Read More
Pay for a game once and then own it and play as much as you want! It's the revolution we've all been waiting for!Read More
We're sorry. We're so sorry.
We here at The Mary Sue can sympathize with annoying ad behavior from autoplaying, unmuted video to redirecting users to other sites entirely. Mobile browser users with Android and iOS devices have been getting app store redirects for a long time, and though the problem is difficult to stop, it isn't cause for concern—just annoyance.Read More
This means exactly what you think it means.
Nearly 30 years after the fact, you might have thought a Princess Bride mobile game was inconceivable. Your hopes for such a thing were probably mostly dead. And yet, against all odds, that's what bwings us togevva today.Read More
Y'all should be aware that I'm a big fan of movies, gifs, and girls learning about science (specifically, in this case, the science of early motion pictures and the zoopraxiscope). But my favorite thing about the trailer for GoldieBlox's first app has to be the little girl version of the trailer guy voice they have going.Read More
The Internet has really turned movie tie-in games around.
Interstellar hits theaters on November 7, but until then, you can play their nifty web game to get your fix of science-based space entertainment. Build your own solar system, fly around to others nearby in the galaxy, stay on target to enter wormholes—whatever your inner space explorer desires. For an online movie tie-in game, this thing has a lot to offer.Read More