Skype for iOS borrows from Snapchat by adding machine learning-based photo filters

Microsoft has updated Skype for iOS to include new Snapchat-style filters in the iPhone and iPad messaging app, with the additional stickers and photo effects borrowing heavily from Sprinkles, an experimental iPhone camera app that relied on machine learning Microsoft released in April.
Source: macinsider

Some iPhone 8, iPhone X users suffering from GPS issues, software fix appears to be coming in iOS 11.2

A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X — but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.
Source: macinsider

Origin of Apple's 'A ?' QuickType bug a mystery, but notoriety grows with spread of memes, tweets

An iOS QuickType and autocorrect bug replacing the letter "i" with the letter A and a strange character has seemingly spread, despite the fact that no software updates have arrived. Its persistence raises questions as to what exactly is causing the autocorrect issue to proliferate — and is also drawing jokes on social media.
Source: macinsider

Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with ‘South Park: Phone Destroyer’ introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile’s annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.
Source: macinsider

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