Feb 14, 2017
The lines between digital, mobile, technology and apps are blurring in today’s world. We at Robosoft are keen followers of developments in this arena. Here’s a quick summary of what’s buzzing:
Apple concludes filming ‘Planet of the Apps’
Last week Apple finished filming its ‘Planet of the Apps’ series. According to a source of MacRumors, the set was absolutely beautiful and no one would have seen something like it ever in any other competition show. Apple being well known for their design, it’s not too hard to believe the source. It’s also reported that more than 100,000 apps were submitted to the show but only about a hundred were selected for filming. Although the filming has finished, Apple hasn’t revealed the day the show would debut.
Android Wear 2.0 announced
After the initial Developer Previews, the much-awaited Android Wear 2.0 is now official. Here are the highlights of the new features that you would observe:
Pinterest rolls out new features
Pinterest, which boasts of more than 150 million monthly active users, has unveiled three new tools that includes ‘Lens’, ’Shop the Look’ and ‘Instant Ideas’, to improve visual discovery. Pointing the camera of your smartphone at an object, ‘Lens’ helps users generate ideas for room decor using similar object. A user can also take advantage of the ‘Shop the Look’ tool to buy things directly on Pinterest. Lastly, ‘Instant Ideas’ will suggest pin recommendations in real-time. While ‘Lens’ and ‘Instant Ideas’ would be available on both iOS and Android, ‘Shop the Look’ would be available at the web interface as well.
Image Courtesy: Planet of the Apps website