Spotlights Bring Portrait Mode to New iPad Pro Pokémon GO will win battle between players

Four popular apps recently received interesting updates from the App Store. Let's have a look at them!


The photography app Spotlights It is well known among iPhone users for bringing, long before Apple's native tools, the editing of photos taken in Portrait Mode. Now the app is gaining news that will particularly appeal to iPad users.

Spotlight app icon

With the update, the app has a new interface dedicated to Ma tablets, including support for the new 11. and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. These models will even be able to take Portrait Mode photos directly from the app (something not possible in Camera app, native). Other models can receive photos from iPhones that support blurred background photos and edit them, too.

The update also supports Apple Pencil and, exclusively on the iPad, the tool Patch in its free version. Focos can be downloaded for free from the App Store, but its full version costs $ 4 a month, $ 25 a year, or $ 45 for free lifetime access.

iTunes Remote

The application that controls iTunes from anywhere in your home is also receiving some news especially bug fixes and performance improvements.

ITunes Remote app icon

With the update, Apple has fixed an issue where it could unexpectedly terminate while being used as an Apple TV keyboard. Intermittent issues with video transmission via AirPlay and repeat control for playlists of videos have also been resolved.


Leaving the App Store and talking a bit about the Mac App Store, version 3.8 of Pixelmator (former name) Phoenix) finally arrived offering full support for macOS Mojave.

Pixelmator app icon

In addition, the photo editor now supports color SVG fonts (you can now create richer and more vibrant graphics and designs – the Gilbert Color font is included in the app), the Continuity Camera feature (you can take photos using your iPhone and make them appear instantly in the Pixelmator document you are editing) and the HEIF file (available as a format when using Automator's Change Image Type).

Pokmon GO

O hit The absolute end of 2016 may not be in its old days anymore, but it still has a loyal base of players (literally) around the world. Now, its developer, Niantic, has announced a much-anticipated news from users.

These are the player-to-player (PvP) battles, which made their name in the traditional Pokmon console games and were still absent from mobile gaming. The new mode has not yet arrived the latest Pokmon GO update, but should come in the next few weeks. Niantic had promised the news by the end of the year and certainly wants to take advantage of the extra surge of popularity that the mode brings.

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