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Topic: App Store

Burger King to take e-wallet purchasing nationwide with new mobile app

03/19/2014, 08:03 pm

Fast food giant Burger King will roll out a mobile app in April that will let users pay for food at more than 7,000 locations in the U.S., expanding on the company's BK Crown Card program already available on Apple's iOS.

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Apple IDs targeted in phishing scam through hacked Electronic Arts servers

03/19/2014, 01:03 pm

The servers of video game publisher Electronic Arts have apparently been compromised, with a new phishing page set up with the intend of stealing Apple ID usernames, passwords, and credit card information.

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Google Play Games cross-platform multiplayer comes to iOS, stepping up competition with Apple's Game Center

03/17/2014, 01:03 pm

Multiplayer support in Google Play Games has gone multi-platform, with a new software development kit that allows gamers to compete with one another while playing titles on Apple's iOS, as well as Android and the Web.

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Apple updates Apple Store apps with notification tweaks for iPhone, gift card buying for iPad

03/14/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple on Friday rolled out an update to its Apple Store iOS app, which are separate downloads for iPhone and iPad, bringing enhanced in-store notifications to the former and gift card purchases to the latter.

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Screenshots purport to show WhatsApp's new VoIP calling feature in action on Apple's iOS

03/14/2014, 11:03 am

Ubiquitous cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp's forthcoming Voice over IP calling functionality, set to roll out to users later this spring, appears to have been revealed early in a series of screenshots posted Friday.

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Apple adds 'Sharing Selfies' section to iOS App Store

03/13/2014, 10:03 pm

Apple on Thursday added to its App Store a section dedicated to apps that make it easy to share "selfies," a term coined to describe self-portraits users of smartphones and other devices post to social media networks.

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Apps: Speedtest.net goes universal, Day One adds Publish, Fantastical 2 gets a tune-up

03/12/2014, 03:03 pm

A trio of popular iOS apps were updated Wednesday as network testing tool Speedtest.net gained iPad support, journaling app Day One introduced a new public publishing feature, and replacement calendar Fantastical 2 received a slew of bug fixed and improvements.

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iOS 7.1 warning message reminds users of 15-minute in-app purchase window

03/11/2014, 11:03 pm

Apple's recently-released iOS 7.1 update now shows a pop-up warning message for users making in-app purchases for the first time, reminding them of a 15-minute grace period in which additional purchases can be made without reentering password.

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Apple issues updates for iOS Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote & Podcasts

03/10/2014, 04:03 pm

Along with the release of iOS 7.1, Apple on Monday issued updates for a number of its iOS applications, with Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote, and Podcasts all receiving attention.

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Pebble adds eBay, Evernote & Time Warner as latest smart watch app partners

03/07/2014, 03:03 pm

Pebble on Friday announced a trio of new partners for its wrist-worn platform, with official applications from eBay, Evernote and Time Warner Cable now available on the Pebble app store.

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Amazon takes online sales management mobile with Amazon Seller iOS app

03/06/2014, 08:03 pm

Amazon on Wednesday released Amazon Seller, an iOS app that acts as a portable toolbox for merchants with accounts with the Internet sales giant to initiate sales, manage products and communicate with customers.

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Apple releases iOS 7-styled iTunes Festival app update, does not require iOS 7.1

03/06/2014, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iTunes Festival app, which some insiders said would be the harbinger of iOS 7.1, though it appears the app only requires iOS 7 to run.

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CarPlay development characterized as easy, but Apple planning 'slow and steady' rollout

03/06/2014, 03:03 pm

Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this week's announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications is said to be a simple process.

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Apple approaching March 31 deadline for FTC in-app purchase settlement compliance

03/06/2014, 12:03 pm

Apple is moving toward the March 31 deadline for complying with the terms of its settlement with the FTC over in-app purchases, and the company is alleged to have run into technical difficulties when implementing changes to the iOS App Store.

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ComiXology requires users to reset passwords after security breach

03/06/2014, 09:03 am

Digital comic book seller ComiXology, whose iPad application is consistently one of the top grossing options on Apple's App Store, informed users on Thursday that it was victim to a security breach, and users must reset their passwords.

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Microsoft working to bring Xbox Live service to iOS, taking on Apple's Game Center

03/03/2014, 05:03 pm

Microsoft's Xbox Live social gaming service is set to go cross-platform, reaching beyond the Xbox consoles and Windows devices to Apple's iOS, and also Google's Android.

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Popular messaging app imo.im to end support for third-party IM networks starting Mar. 3

02/28/2014, 08:02 pm

In emails sent out to users on Friday, imo announced that it will be discontinuing support for all third-party instant messaging networks to focus on a build-out of its own platform.

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Google Hangouts updated with iPad and iOS 7 optimization, new video options

02/27/2014, 09:02 pm

Google on Thursday updated its all-in-one Hangouts messaging app, bringing optimizations for Apple's latest iOS 7, new features for iPad and overall usability enhancements.

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ABC will live stream Oscars to iOS devices for first time, but with restrictions

02/27/2014, 05:02 pm

ABC on Thursday announced that it will be live streaming the 86th Academy Awards to the Web and mobile devices, including Apple's iOS lineup, but plans to limit access to subscribers of certain pay-TV providers in specific areas of the country.

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Instapaper adds AirPlay support, Readdle redesigns Documents for iOS

02/27/2014, 01:02 pm

Users of popular save-for-later app Instapaper can now stream saved videos directly to their television with Apple's AirPlay, while all-in-one document management app Documents has been redesigned with a flat, iOS 7-inspired user interface.

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