Feb. 19, 2020

Wed. 02/19 - It’s Friggin’ App News Wednesday


The ways in which Twitter might be taking a page out of Facebook’s book, and Facebook might be trying some Twitter-like feed experiments. Spotify finally starts showing lyrics. Ring finally requires two factor authentication. And be sure to listen to the end of today’s episode to hear about our new Gaming Ride Home podcast. Sponsors:Radar.ioMetalab.co Links:Twitter acquires Stories template maker Chroma Labs (TechCrunch)Facebook prototypes tabbed News Feed with Most Recent & Seen (TechCrunch)Firefox releases Android app for its VPN service (Android Police)Spotify finally starts showing proper, complete song lyrics synced with music (Android Police)Google Docs autocorrect widely rolling out as Smart Compose exits G Suite beta (9to5Google)Adobe brings more desktop-quality Photoshop tools to the iPad (Engadget)Microsoft’s new Office app arrives on iOS and Android with mobile-friendly features (The Verge)Ring now requires two-factor sign-ins for its home security devices (Engadget)Record labels rush to IPO amid music streaming boom (Axios)Larry Tesler, the Apple employee who invented cut, copy and paste, dies at 74 (Cult of Mac) Classified Ad info: Email: cofounders@icloud.com And check out the job description here.