Vringo's Facetones Available for iPhone
Vringo today announced that a beta version of its Facetones application is available to the Apple iPhone. Facetones automatically pulls photos from users' Facebook accounts to create a slideshow of individual contacts that plays on the phone's display when that contact calls or when the user calls that person. Vringo expects to integrate Facetones with other social networks and photo sites in the near future. Facetones for iPhone is a free download from iTunes. Facetones is already available to Android devices on Verizon Wireless's network.
Apple's Move to iOS App Lands in Play Store
Apple today released an Android application called Move to iOS. The app helps owners of Android handsets migrate to the iPhone.
Google Photos Picks Up New Slideshow Feature
Google today made it easier to view photo albums online and on Android handsets with a new slideshow tool. Photos users need only open an album, click a picture, and select "slideshow" from the dropdown menu to initiate a slideshow of all the photos in that particular album.
Prisma Brings Its Filters to Facebook Live
Prisma today made it possible to add its filters to Facebook Live videos. Owners of the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus can go live on Facebook with Prisma's style filters applied to the live video feed.
Verizon Brings WiFi Calling to iPhone Via Message+ App
Verizon Wireless updated its Verizon Message+ app for iPhones, adding the ability to make phone calls over WiFi. In order for WiFi calling to work, Verizon iPhone owners will need to switch on the advanced calling function of their phone.