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Roundup: The best ways to stave off cabin fever with your iPhone or iPad

01/27/2015, 09:01 am

We all know what it's like to be stuck indoors thanks to inclement weather. Fortunately, the bevy of electronic devices that most of us now carry are capable of providing nearly endless entertainment if stocked properly (and the power holds out). AppleInsider took a look at some of the best games and apps for passing the time.

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Apple closing independent TestFlight service at the end of February

01/26/2015, 12:01 pm

Developers still using the old, independent TestFlight service for beta testing iOS apps now have one month to migrate to the new iTunes Connect-based offering, as the company announced on Monday that it would shutter TestFlightApp.com on Feb. 26.

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AppleInsider's iOS app updated with dismissible Plus trial option, remains free for all

01/25/2015, 04:01 pm

Apple fans who want to keep up with the latest news out of Cupertino can now do so more efficiently with the official AppleInsider app, designed for both iPhone and iPad, which has been updated to address concerns brought forth by readers.

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Twitter debuts While you were away' posts on iOS, Web version coming soon

01/21/2015, 07:01 pm

Twitter on Wednesday announced "While you were away" recaps, a new feature designed to keep users up to date with the goings on of people they follow by surfacing missed posts in their home timeline.

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Google updates Chrome Web browser for iOS with OS X Handoff support, 'material design'

01/20/2015, 06:01 pm

With a Tuesday update to its Chrome browser for iOS, Google expanded its new "material design" aesthetic to yet another iOS title, while baking in Handoff support for quick platform switching between iOS and Mac.

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LastPass unveils new Mac app, Khan Academy brings full experience to iPad

01/20/2015, 12:01 pm

Two popular brands released interesting new apps for the Apple ecosystem on Tuesday, as web-based password manager LastPass unveiled its first native Mac app while educational non-profit Khan Academy launched an all-new iPad app.

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Citing U.S. and European trade sanctions, Apple severs developer agreements in Crimea

01/19/2015, 08:01 am

Apple has begun notifying registered developers in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that their Apple developer agreements have been terminated, effective immediately, and they may no longer sell through the App Store as the company works to comply with trade sanctions leveraged following Russia's annexation of the region.

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Parallels Access for iOS updated with new file manager, extensibility support

01/15/2015, 03:01 am

Parallels on Thursday updated its Parallels Access app for iOS, adding a robust file manager, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support and iOS file sharing features, among other enhancements.

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Facebook at Work soft launches on App Store, Skype for iPhone gains quick conversations

01/14/2015, 12:01 pm

Facebook on Wednesday debuted in limited release a new iOS application allowing employers to let their workers connect and communicate with one another. And Microsoft launched an updated version of Skype for iPhone, making it easy to quickly start a conversation.

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Minimum iOS App Store price rises to $1.19 in Canada, 0.79 pounds in the UK, and 0.99 euros in the EU

01/09/2015, 08:01 am

Apple's previously announced App Store price adjustments took effect on schedule on Friday, representing a slight increase in the minimum possible price for applications in the European Union, the U.K., Canada and Norway.

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Apple's App Store generated over $10 billion in revenue for developers in record 2014

01/08/2015, 11:01 am

Apple on Thursday touted the success of its App Store, revealing that the digital storefront saw billings rise 50 percent last year, generating over $10 billion in revenue for developers.

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Latest Duet Display for iPad update alleviates performance issues, adds new high-res option

01/08/2015, 10:01 am

Following a somewhat rocky, high-profile debut, the makers of Duet Display --an app that allows users to press their iPad into service as a secondary display for their Mac --have rolled out an impressive update that narrows the gap between a Duet-connected iPad and a traditional monitor.

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Apple to raise App Store prices in EU and Canada, 'change' Russian fees

01/07/2015, 06:01 pm

In a note sent out to iTunes Connect members on Wednesday, Apple announced an imminent prices increase for Canada, Norway and all countries in the European Union, as well as an undisclosed change in app cost for Russian customers.

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Retro is the iPad app Instagram users need

01/02/2015, 12:01 pm

Popular social network Instagram has yet to develop a universal or iPad optimized app for viewing and managing an account. That leaves Retro for iPad as the best option right now for managing Instagram on the big screen.

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AppleInsider's updated iOS app features faster image loading, improved font options

01/02/2015, 08:01 am

The official AppleInsider application, designed for both iPhone and iPad, was given an update on Wednesday with a few much-requested features, including darker displayed text and faster loading images.

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Organize your holiday iPhone pictures into a photo book with these apps

12/31/2014, 08:12 am

As families come together during the holidays, many will be taking photos with their iPhone, iPad and other devices. Use these apps to make lasting photo books everyone can enjoy.

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VLC video player expected to return to iOS App Store as soon as next week

12/30/2014, 01:12 pm

Popular video player VLC has been absent from the iOS App Store since it was pulled without explanation in September, but the developer of the app has indicated it could become available for download once again as early as next week.

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Apple codifies 14-day refund policy for iTunes purchases in the EU

12/29/2014, 10:12 am

European consumers now have two weeks within which to request a refund for most content purchased from the iTunes Store, according to recently-updated Apple support documentation, unifying the company's return policies for both physical and digital goods.

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Review: Duet Display makes Apple's iPad even more useful for Mac users

12/24/2014, 12:12 am

Mac users looking to add a little extra screen real estate without sacrificing portability or display quality can now do so with Duet Display, a new app from a group of former Apple engineers that turns an iPad or iPhone into an external monitor.

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Freemium games dominate App Store list of most downloaded, highest grossing apps for 2014

12/23/2014, 06:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released its annual "Best of 2014" list for the App Store's most-downloaded and highest-grossing titles, revealing so-called "freemium" games as the year's biggest money-makers.

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