Remains of the Day: iOS 10.1 Brings Portrait Mode to iPhone 7 Plus
Apple released iOS 10.1 today, a small but significant update to the operating system. The most interesting new feature is undoubtedly their much-touted Portrait Mode, exclusive to the iPhone 7 Plus, that makes your photos look like they were shot with a DSLR. That and more in today's
You should update to iOS 10.1 even if you don't have a 7 Plus, though, as the update also includes a variety of bug fixes, performance improvements, and security patches.
As far as Portrait Mode goes, it's pretty cool and often outputs impressive results, but the digitally-created shallow depth of field
doesn't always stand up to close scrutiny
. Apple says the feature is still in beta, though, so it'll no doubt see improvements. [9to5Mac & WSJ]
Apple also released updates to all their other operating systems, including
You can now use PayPal in Facebook Messenger.
In other words, when you make a payment within the app for whatever reason-to a company through a chatbot, for example-you can use your PayPal info to pay them. The feature is currently rolling out in the US. [VentureBeat]
is going to get spooky.
From October 26th to November 1st they're celebrating Halloween by making certain ghostly Pokémon appear more frequently and increasing candy rewards. Check out the preview below. [Kotaku]