Apple Acquires VR Content Broadcast Firm NextVR

Apple has been acquiring several small and medium-sized companies over the past few years. Today, it was announced that the company has acquired VR (virtual reality) content broadcast firm NextVR for an undisclosed sum. NextVR has announced that it is “heading in a new direction.” Apple confirmed today that it has acquired NextVR, a company that provides VR content such as sports and videos for VR headsets from various brands. This is at least the third acquisition by the iPhone maker in 2020, and it looks like the company will…

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After Merger with T-Mobile, Sprint Brand Will Start Disappearing This Summer

The Sprint-T-Mobile merger deal was announced in 2018, and it was completed last month after months of delays due to anti-competitive rules and regulations. Now that the merger is finally complete, it is being reported that the Sprint branding will start to disappear in the US. As the next step of the merger, the two telecom carriers have planned to merge their customer base. Even Sprint’s offices, retail stores, and bills will now bear the T-Mobile branding. This means that the end of Sprint branding is near, and we will…

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Spotify Offers Three Months Free Premium for New Users, Prior Users to Get Discounted Price

Businesses are finding it difficult to stay afloat during the pandemic. Tech businesses might have found new users in people who have been locked down. However, the competition is fiercer than ever. Spotify is now offering free three months of subscription for new users provided they sign-up by June 30th. The offer is available for all the plans including individual, family, and student. Needless to say, Spotify is working hard to keep up the subscription revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps this will help the music streaming giant to subsidize…

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Apple Could Launch a Completely Wireless iPhone in 2021

There have been rumors of Apple working on a portless iPhone, one that would not even feature a Lightning connector. As per Jon Prosser, Apple is planning on launching one portless iPhone next year. And if you were hoping that the company would make the switch to USB-C connector on its iPhone Pro lineup this year, be prepared to be disappointed. Apple is directly going to jump to a portless iPhone and not make the switch to USB-C as it has done on its iPad Pro lineup. This means that…

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iPad Pro Owners Report Heavy Battery Drain When Using Magic Keyboard with Trackpad

A number of iPad Pro owners using the device with the Magic Keyboard with trackpad are complaining of excessive battery drain even. Some users report their iPad Pro’s battery life dropping by as much as 20-25% in just a couple of hours of using the device for writing purposes. In the same scenario when using the Smart Keyboard, the battery life dropped by only around 9%. In some cases, users have reported their iPad Pro’s battery life draining by 25-30% over 3-4 hours even when the device was idle. Unlike Apple’s…

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Facebook app for iPadOS Picks up Split Screen, Slide Over Support

Facebook has added a pretty important feature to its iPadOS app. The latest Facebook update (v269.0) comes with Split-Screen support for iPadOS. The Split Screen feature debuted on iPad with iOS 9, however, the Facebook app didn’t support the feature until now. The new update means the Facebook app supports not only Split Screen but also Slide Over. Split Screen is a pretty important feature when it comes to multitasking. With the update, you will now be able to keep Facebook open alongside other apps on iPadOS. While iPadOS supports…

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