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Topic: App Store

Amazon adds unlimited cloud photo storage for Prime members

11/04/2014, 09:11 am

Subscribers to the $99-per-year Amazon Prime service can now back up their entire photo collection at full resolution, including iPhone photos via a dedicated iOS app.

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'Disney Movies Anywhere' gets Android app, ushers in cross-platform movie purchasing

11/04/2014, 01:11 am

Disney on Tuesday rolled out an Android app for its "Disney Movies Anywhere" cloud service -- already available for iOS -- in a rare deal that finds Apple and Google sharing digital content rights for movie purchases.

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RunKeeper update adds indoor treadmill tracking, SwiftKey gains 4 new languages

11/03/2014, 01:11 pm

Atheletes who rely on the popular RunKeeper app to track their workouts can now use a new "Stopwatch Mode" for easily entering indoor exercises. In addition, third-party keyboard SwiftKey was updated on Monday with support for four new languages, as well as a handful of improvements and bug fixes.

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Philips Hue connected bulbs now supported by over 200 third-party iOS apps

10/31/2014, 01:10 pm

The popular Philips Hue connected LED lightbulbs reached a new milestone this week, with more than 200 third-party applications for iOS now compatible with the smart home accessory.

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Spotify brings its new look to iPad, Skype update lets users save and delete chat photos

10/30/2014, 12:10 pm

Popular music subscription service Spotify updated its official iPad app on Thursday with a new look in line with its iPhone client, while also giving users access to the "Your Music" feature. In addition, Microsoft's Skype for iPhone was also updated with the ability to save and delete photo, as well as a faster chat load time.

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Developers of PCalc, Nomi run afoul of Apple's evolving iOS 8 App Store policies

10/29/2014, 06:10 pm

Apple's platform policies for iOS, OS X and their respective App Stores have occasionally irked developers or even wildly disrupted their businesses. The latest collision involves a retroactive ban on widget calculators and tightened WiFi privacy rules for iOS, as Apple issues new rules for apps using Apple Pay and TestFlight.

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Nike+ Running app updated with Apple HealthKit integration, elevation tracking, more

10/28/2014, 07:10 pm

Nike on Tuesday released a new version of its popular Nike+ fitness app for iOS, bringing integration with Apple's Health app, elevation tracking , enhanced heart rate monitor support and user interface tweaks.

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Facebook introduces anonymous chat app 'Rooms'

10/23/2014, 06:10 pm

Facebook is taking a stab at anonymous group messaging with its latest app "Rooms," which combines the idea of traditional chatrooms with modern smartphone conveniences.

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Apple expands TestFlight iOS app beta invitations to 1,000 users

10/23/2014, 03:10 pm

Developers can now invite up to a thousand people to test their beta applications for iOS via its TestFlight tool with just an email address, Apple announced on Thursday.

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First look: Pixelmator for iPad takes powerful image editing on-the-go

10/23/2014, 07:10 am

Popular Mac image editor Pixelmator went mobile on Thursday with an eponymous iPad release that combines two hallmark features users of the desktop version have come to love: a deep powerful toolset in an easy to use interface.

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AppleInsider 2.0 for iPhone and iPad now available as free downloads from Apple's App Store

10/22/2014, 11:10 am

AppleInsider today is pleased to announce the release of a major update to its universal iOS application on the App Store, delivering a fresh new look, unified subscription features across the iPhone and iPad, favorites, advance font preferences, offline reading, Instapaper support and more.

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Dropbox update adds support for Touch ID login, larger iPhone 6 & 6 Plus screens

10/20/2014, 11:10 am

Popular cloud storage service Dropbox on Monday updated its official iOS application with support for Touch ID secure logins, as well as native compatibility with the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Apple updates iLife suite for Mac with app redesigns, OS X Yosemite support

10/16/2014, 10:10 pm

Apple on Thursday released updated versions of iMovie, iPhoto and GarageBand for Mac, bringing refreshed designs, new features and support for the newly released OS X Yosemite operating system.

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Revamped iWork apps for Mac, iOS roll out with Handoff and iCloud Drive support

10/16/2014, 06:10 pm

Continuing the stream of software updates launched on Thursday tied to the launch of OS X Yosemite, Apple released redesigned iWork for Mac and iOS suites with built-in support for iOS Continuity features and iCloud Drive.

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CBS All Access offers on-demand & live streaming content for $5.99 per month

10/16/2014, 10:10 am

CBS, the largest broadcast network in the U.S., announced on Thursday that it has joined in the "over-the-top" trend by offering a subscription service that will give viewers access to current and legacy content, as well as live streaming of local CBS stations in 14 major markets.

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Reddit buys unofficial iOS client Alien Blue, offers 'Pro' features free for limited time

10/15/2014, 08:10 pm

Popular iOS reddit client app Alien Blue was acquired by reddit itself for an undisclosed sum on Wednesday, with the software now positioned as the online community's official reader.

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Skype, YouTube and Facebook iOS apps updated with iPhone 6 & 6 Plus support

10/15/2014, 06:10 pm

Third-party developers continue to work on apps tailored specifically for the new screen sizes offered by Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the latest being Skype, YouTube and Facebook, all of which rolled out updates Retina HD display support on Wednesday.

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Mailbox for Mac moves to open public beta, iOS app optimized for iPhone 6

10/13/2014, 05:10 pm

Dropbox-owned Mailbox on Monday announced that an open beta of a forthcoming Mac version is now available to all comers, while the original iOS app receives new gesture customization features and UI tweaks for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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'Final' will allow iPhone users to easily create a new credit card number for each retailer

10/09/2014, 10:10 am

Focused on security and convenience, the newly announced "Final" creates a unique credit card number for each retailer a customer does business with, and allows users to easily generate a new number using either their iPhone or a traditional, physical card.

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Google adds iOS News & Weather app, SwiftKey boosts performance, PDF Expert 5 supports iPhone 6

10/08/2014, 02:10 pm

Google has added to its extensive collection of iOS apps with a new News & Weather offering, while third-party keyboard maker SwiftKey addressed performance issues in a new release and PDF Expert 5 added support for the iPhone 6 series and iOS 8.

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