iOS 8.4 update, Rainbow filter and more: the week in tech & mobile

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. At the end of every week, we will share with you highlights of news items which caught our eye in this space.


Apple releases iOS 8.4 with Apple Music

Apple launched  iOS 8.4 and the update includes some major bug fixes, several improvements to iBooks, and the highly anticipated Apple Music app update. With Apple’s new music platform, users can play from a catalog of more than 30mn tracks along with other benefits such as an option to listen offline, human curated playlist and a special feature which let fans connect to the artist pages with artist update and content sharing. All this comes in a three month free trial and after that a price plan which varies across different countries.

Casio set to release its smartwatch on March 2016

Japanese watchwmaker Casio will roll out its first smartwatch on March 2016. Following tech giants like Samsung, LG, Sony, and Apple, the luxury watchmaker has plans to join the club, decades after it introduced its first digital wristwatch. As per Casio President Kazuhiro Kashio, the smartwatch will be aimed at the mass market, offering comfort and durability.

Facebook rainbow profiles used by 26 million

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, AT&T, Dropbox and Apple celebrated equality in their own way, after the US legalized same-sex marriage. Facebook users used photo filters to change their profile picture, Twitter joined in by launching two new rainbow-inspired emojis and Apple released a new film.

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