Software & App News

Stay up to date on the latest app and software news, from major new releases to new programs that will soon run our lives.
1Password 8 for Mac, locked
1Password 8 Is Out for Mac, With Some New Features
Woman in mental anguish
Mental Health Apps Found to Have Bad User Protections
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Google Play Apps Will Disclose How Much They Know About You
Someone's face on a screen via video conference in a conference room with people.
Your Video Conferencing App May Listen, Even When Muted
An old building filled with sand as a metaphor for deserted apps in the App Store.
App Store Spring Cleaning May Cause Headaches for Everyone
Someone listening to Apple Music on an iPhone.
Apple Music and App Store Hit With Connection Problems
USA, New Jersey, Jersey City, Bouncer shielding celebrity at red carpet event
Video Privacy App 'Can’t Post It' Means Well, but Could Be Misused
Someone at a bathroom sink in their home with a smartphone nearby lit up by a notification.
The Future of Notifications Could Be Less Annoying
Darkroom 6 header image
Darkroom Is the Adobe Lightroom Alternative You’re Looking For
Group of teenage girls checking their phones on a sofa
Google’s Nearby Share Might Rival Airdrop Soon
iMovie on an iPad.
New iMovie for iOS Is a Recipe for Homogenization
Updated iMovie on iPad
iMovie 3.0 Update Wants to Make Editing Even Easier
Google Lens New Feature
New Google Lens Feature Lets You Search With Images and Text
Malware Detected Warning Screen with abstract binary code 3d digital concept
Beware! That App You’re Downloading Might Not Be Real
Google Maps changes
Google Maps to Add Toll Prices and New Details to Routes
WWDC teaser
Apple Says WWDC Will Be All-Online for 2022
A musician using a computer and a keyboard to make music.
Ableton Live’s New Microtuner Helps Musicians Escape the Ordinary
A message in a bottle on a beach.
Connecting All Your Messaging Services Might Be Less Than Helpful
Three Amazon Kindle devices displaying the new software layout.
Why Amazon’s New Kindle Home Screen Falls Short
Nvidia Instant NeRF
NVIDIA’s New NeRF Tech Could Help Usher in the Metaverse
5 friends with smartphones, close up
You May Eventually Be Able to Send Messages Between Apps
Overcast redesign
Overcast Redesign Makes Podcast Management Easier
Nvidia Instant NeRF
Nvidia Shows Off NeRF AI That Turns 2D Photos Into 3D Objects
Lines of yellow cabs in NYC
New Yorkers Could Call a Yellow Cab With Uber Soon
Using Applet Wallet IDs
Apple Wallet Driver’s License and State ID Debuts in AZ
Google Photos new layout
Google Photos Update Makes it Easier to Organize Your Memories
Someone wearing Apple AirPods while leaned against a pink wall.
PosturePal App Demonstrates Apple’s Attention to Accessibility
Woman on dating app
Match Launches New Dating App for Single Parents
Apple's Universal Control feature on Mac and iPad
Apple's Universal Control Is Way More Impressive Than Sidecar
A screenshot of the Slack client for Mac.
Slack Gives iPad App Major Update With Desktop-Inspired Interface
Microsoft Teams Front Row
Microsoft Adding New Hybrid Work Features to Teams and More
iOS 15
iOS and iPadOS 15.4, Plus macOS 12.3, Are Available Now
Telegram's new download manager feature
Telegram's New Update Lets You Connect to Streaming Apps
Google Messages
Google Messages Has Improved Reactions and Organization
Substack app
There’s Now an Official Free Substack Reader App
An amateur radio DJ working with a microphone and laptop from their kitchen table.
Amazon Releases Limited-Access Beta for Radio Station App
headphones hanging from a display pillar
Epic Games Just Bought Bandcamp, but Don’t Worry, Its Intentions Are Honorable
scrolling through photos and managing Instagram activity on iPhone
We Don't Really Need an Instagram iPad App
A closeup of someone using the Focus app on iPhone.
iOS 15’s Focus Mode Is Way More Useful Than You Think
Two people looking through a window with the Apple logo above them.
Apple’s App Store Might Cost More, but It’s Worth It
Uber Explore
Uber Adds New 'Explore' Feature to Its App
A computer generated image of a person staring at a wireframe of a person.
Don't Trust Anything You See on the Web, Say Experts
Someone holding a smartphone that shows a pop-up notification reminding them to "get fit, don't quit."
Why Fitness and Habit Apps Should Be Kinder
AirPods Pro and iPhone with Apple Music and Spatial Audio on a small table
Turns Out People Really, Really Like Spatial Audio
MemVerge founder and CEO Charles Fan standing in front of a city at night
Charles Fan Helps Businesses Store Data Better
Three candles in the shape of the number 100
Chrome and Firefox Reaching Ver. 100 Could Be a Problem
iPhone with Weather app on screen
Apple’s iPhone Weather App Got Really, Really Good
Someone looking at a Matter queue on their phone while sitting on an airplane.
Matter's Web Highlighter Is Everything Quick Notes Isn't
Collection of smiles
Opera Now Supports All-Emoji Web Addresses
Adox selection of film rolls, including the CHS, HR, CMS, and Scala rolls
Adox’s Color Mission Wants to Rescue Photo Film Production
Google Chrome Journeys showing on the screen of a laptop.
Chrome Journeys Might Be Enough to Tempt You Away From Safari
The words "Artificial Intelligence" written using a typewriter
DeepMind’s AI Coder Won’t Replace Humans Yet
Pixel 6
Pixel 6 Magic Eraser Reportedly Crashing Photos App
Woman texting.
Google iMessage Reactions Really Aren’t a Big Deal
An overhead shot of a laptop, connected to audio equipment, running Ableton Live on the screen.
Live 11.1 Now Exploits M1 Macs to the Fullest
New Gmail layout
Gmail's New 'Integrated' Redesign Rolls Out This Month
Two young women taking selfie on phone
What to Expect in February’s Android Update
A closeup on an iPhone displaying an App Store icon.
Unlisted Apps Can Now Be Distributed to the Apple App Store
A smartphone sitting on a laptop keyboard, with a skull and crossbones displayed on the screen.
Malicious 2FA App Found on Google Play