Apple has officially released its new video creation app to the App Store. Clips is a Snapchat-like tool that allows users to quickly create videos to share on social media. iPhone and iPad users can use Clips to record live video within the app or import media from their photo library. The app ncludes several built-in features for adding effect such as animated text, graphics, emoji, music, and more. Users can then easily share their videos on Facebook or Instagram, or send them directly with family or friends.
On Tuesday Apple sent an email to a small number of iCloud users warning them about a potential iCloud bug in iOS 10.3. The email published by MacRumors, warns that some iCloud services previously disabled by users may have been "inadvertently reenabled." Apple suggests iPhone and iPad owners who have upgdraded to iOS 10.3 check their iCloud settings to make sure they have not been altered.
Geekbench is celebrating the release of version 4.1 by offering its popular benchmarking tool free to iOS users. The sale goes through April 10. Act fast if you're interested in using the Compute Benchmark on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch at no charge.
Just days after the release of iOS 10.3 Apple has delivered another update focused on bug fixes and security. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners should update to iOS 10.3.1 to patch a Wi-Fi vulnerability discovered by Google's Project Zero. The group was formed in 2014 to find zero-day vulnerabilities in software. When a significant bug is found, the developers are notified so the issue can be corrected.
April Fools' Day has arrived, and as usual Google joined in the fun. iPhone owners can play Ms. Pac-Man directly in the Google Maps app. The feature works by automatically converting any location into a completely functional Ms. Pac-Man board. In fact, desktop users of Google Maps can also play by clicking the "Insert coin" button.