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Halifax Developer of Apollo Reddit App to Donate July 20th Proceeds to SPCA

Halifax developer, Christian Selig, is the developer behind the popular iOS Reddit app, Apollo. Tomorrow is Selig’s birthday and he again plans to donate his proceeds from Apollo on July 20, 2019, towards the Nova Scotia SPCA, he informs iPhone in Canada. Last year, Selig launched a campaign on Reddit to raise money for his...

Apple Users Complaining of Being “Nickel and Dimed” by the iPhone Maker

A new Reddit thread titled "What example of Apple's nickel and diming has annoyed you the most?” has garnered hundreds of comments in a few hours from Apple users complaining about the iPhone maker's new products being too expensive. Users are complaining about Apple raising prices for its new products across the board, including iCloud storage, dongles, and...

Hacker Steals Reddit User Data from 2007 and Earlier in Security Breach

Reddit has just announced that in a recent security breach, a hacker managed to break into its systems and access some user data, including current email addresses and a 2007 database backup containing old salted and hashed passwords. The company is also sending out emails to affected users, mostly those who joined Reddit in 2007 or earlier. Here’s what...

Reddit Launches Live Chat Rooms in Subreddits

Last year, Reddit started beta testing community-based chat rooms with a limited number of users. Today, the company made the feature public and explained what it is hoping to achieve with this feature. In a blog post, Reddit product designer ityoclys wrote: “When we started, we knew that most people didn’t personally know other redditors, since the...

Reddit Rolls Out New ‘News’ Tab in Beta

Reddit has today announced in an official post that following up on its earlier test of a news-related feature from back in May, it is rolling out a new “News” tab into beta starting today. The company noted that its News tab is aimed at giving news its own "dedicated home on its site”, making it easier for...

Reddit to Launch Native Ads within iOS App Starting Next Week

If you use Reddit’s mobile apps, native promoted post ads are coming your way. According to Marketing Land, Reddit emailed advertisers to inform them the new advertising option will be available starting March 19th. Reddit says they now have 330 million monthly active users and the most popular way to access the site is via...

Reddit Adds Support for Two-Factor Authentication

Reddit has finally rolled out support for two-factor authentication (2FA) after months of beta testing. The feature adds a second layer of security by prompting users to enter a 6-digit verification code generated by your phone after entering your account password. Reddit’s 2FA feature works on desktop, mobile, and third-party apps. However, using the feature […]

Reddit User Claims HomePod Sound Quality is ‘Spectacular’

Earlier today, Reddit user Hwheeler96 claimed that they visited someone with a test unit of Apple's HomePod in their apartment and said: "the sound quality is spectacular." The user went as far as to say that it sounded better than a Sonos speaker (presumably the Play:3). The Redditor also claimed that the microphones are very...

Reddit iOS App Gets Live Comments, New Moderator Tools and More

The official Reddit app for iOS has today received a massive upgrade, bringing tons of new features like live comment feeds, in-app chat, tools for moderators and much more. As pointed out by TechCrunch, the new features primarily focus on media consumption, including how the photos, videos and GIFs are handled, although some of them are clearly...

A Fun Way to Enable Reachability on iPhone X: Reddit [Video]

The iPhone X removes the home button in favour of Face ID and a full-face display that comes in a smaller form factor than Apple's iPhone 8 Plus. Even though the footprint of the device is smaller, some users might still require access to Apple's Reachability feature for one-handed use. With iPhone X and the...

Reddit to Replace PMs with New Chat Functionality in Early 2018

Reddit is testing a real-time chat function that will eventually replace the old-fashioned PM system. This means that Reddit will soon have chat functionality like any modern social media platform out there. According to a new report from Mashable, the chat feature is still in beta, with developers currently focused on one-to-one chat. Reddit hopes...

‘Apollo’ for iOS is a Beautiful Supercharged Reddit Client Made in Canada

Developed by former Apple employee and Halifax-based iPhone in Canada reader Christian Selig, ‘Apollo’ is a beautiful new Reddit client, that has been designed for faster navigation with tons of powerful features like the Jump Bar, fully customizable gestures, and a super-charged Media Viewer. The free app is now available as a universal download for iPhone and iPad in the...